1. Barcelona Struggle Against Valencia Shows Why Luis Enrique Wants Reinforcements

    MESTALLA, Valencia — It seemed like Luis Enrique was doing everything he could to avoid becoming the Barcelona manager with the longest unbeaten streak in the club's history...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 1 day ago 6,567 reads 23 comments

  2. Revised Expectations for Borussia Dortmund for Rest of 2015/16 Season

    It's easy to forget now, but expectations for Borussia Dortmund 's 2015/16 season were fairly moderate. The last year of the Jurgen Klopp era was too much of a roller-coaster ride, ...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 1 day ago 1,655 reads 6 comments

  3. FSG Deserves Credit for Liverpool Tickets U-Turn, Now for Premier League Action

    Liverpool 's owners Fenway Sports Group made a stunning U-turn on their proposed ticket prices for next season, announcing a two-year price freeze and a host of other initiatives on Wednesday evening...

    Matt Ladson Written by Matt Ladson about 1 day ago 2,973 reads 26 comments

  4. Why Arsenal Should Make Laurent Koscielny Captain on a Permanent Basis

    On January 24 this year, before Arsenal took to the Emirates Stadium pitch for a crucial Premier League clash with Chelsea following draws at Liverpool and Stoke City, something strange happened...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 day ago 12,237 reads 38 comments

  5. NFL Draft 2016: The Best Pro-Player Comparisons

    Too often, jargon clutters the NFL draft world. It's hard to get a grasp on what a scouting report really means when it's pumped with cliches and slang you'd imagine being said around a flickering projector in a dark room...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 1 day ago 13,079 reads 19 comments

  6. Lyon Win Keeps Spirits High as Paris Saint-Germain Roll on Toward Chelsea

    Paris Saint-Germain’s 3-0 win over Lyon on Wednesday night set up a Coupe de France quarter-final meeting with Saint-Etienne. It also means they have gone an outstanding 644 days without losing to a French club at the Parc des Princes...

    Andrew Gibney Written by Andrew Gibney about 1 day ago 737 reads 4 comments

  7. Why Andrea Bertolacci Will Be AC Milan's X-Factor in Remaining Months of 2015/16

    AC Milan ’s signing of Andrea Bertolacci was a bold move. The Italy international joined the club from Roma for the sizeable sum of £15 million at the start of this ...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 1 day ago 3,394 reads 23 comments

  8. Odds for Top Contenders to Win the 2015-16 NHL Scoring Title

    The NHL scoring race looks like it will have a landslide winner. As of Thursday morning, there was a 15-point gap between Chicago Blackhawks winger Patrick Kane and his closest competitors...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 1 day ago 6,510 reads 32 comments

  9. Evaluating Juventus' Options for Covering for the Injured Giorgio Chiellini

    As their season enters a critical juncture, Juventus have an unwelcome problem to deal with. The club has confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini , their world-class center back and vice-captain, will miss the next 20 days with a leg injury...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 1 day ago 2,082 reads 11 comments

  10. Could Manchester United Risk Not Hiring Jose Mourinho?

    Three things are guaranteed with Jose Mourinho as your manager: attention, trophies and a train-wreck finale. Attention is a double-edged sword...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 1 day ago 8,621 reads 47 comments

  11. Thiago Goal Offers a New Hope for Bayern Munich's Midfield as Vidal Falters

    On Wednesday, Thiago Alcantara was given the not-so-common honor of being named to Bayern Munich's starting lineup to face Bochum in the DFB-Pokal quarter-final...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 1 day ago 3,588 reads 15 comments

  12. Picking an All-Star XI Most Likely to Move to the Chinese Super League

    Teams from the Chinese Super League have been flexing their financial muscles this winter, attracting top talent from Europe...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 4,122 reads 6 comments

  13. Time for Chicago Bulls to Face Facts About Current Roster's Championship Hopes

    CHICAGO — “It doesn’t even seem like basketball.” That’s what Chicago Bulls forward Doug McDermott had to say Wednesday night following a 113-90 blowout loss to the Atlanta Hawks ...

    Sean Highkin Written by Sean Highkin about 1 day ago 20,966 reads 154 comments

  14. Young Attackers Prove They Can Make Impact During Mexico's Busy 2016

    The Mexico men's national football team's match against Senegal on Wednesday night at Marlins Park was used by manager Juan Carlos Osorio to evaluate the players on the fringe of the first team and the young players coming through the system...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 day ago 3,426 reads 22 comments

  15. Wednesday NBA Takeaways: Kawhi Leonard and Spurs' New Stars Shining by Necessity

    Kawhi Leonard 's ongoing evolution now includes perfect timing. His sense of the moment was obvious in the San Antonio Spurs' 98-96 win over the Orlando Magic Wednesday, as ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 day ago 53,837 reads 147 comments

  16. 2016 NFL Draft: Mid-Round Sleepers Who Can Start Right Away

    The 2016 NFL draft is drawing ever closer, and with the regular season and Senior Bowl week finally in the books, teams will now turn their attention toward the NFL Scouting Combine ...

    Luke Easterling Written by Luke Easterling about 1 day ago 31,663 reads 14 comments

  17. WWE NXT Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from February 10

    A friendship was set aside Wednesday night when NXT hit the WWE Network airwaves for its weekly broadcast, headlined by a women's championship bout between Bayley and Carmella...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 1 day ago 30,180 reads 103 comments

  18. Kentucky Basketball: Top Storylines to Follow in Remainder of Regular Season

    We are heading toward the home stretch of the 2015-16 season for the Kentucky Wildcats. There are seven regular-season games remaining before the postseason, and the pressure continues to mount...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 3,039 reads 4 comments

  19. MLB Teams with Big Questions to Answer During Spring Training

    Now that the Cam Newton hot takes from the Super Bowl are out of the way, Major League Baseball pitchers and catchers report to spring training in a week. Yeah, the season is approaching as fast as you think...

    Michael Whitlow Written by Michael Whitlow about 1 day ago 20,316 reads 62 comments

  20. Why Are Rookies Having a Huge Impact on the NHL This Season?

    The NHL , on average, is getting younger. In 2007-08, five teams (Anaheim, Calgary, Detroit, Carolina and Atlanta) had final rosters where the players' average age was 29 or older...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 day ago 13,882 reads 77 comments

  21. Red Light, Green Light: Evaluating NBA Trade Rumors Approaching All-Star Weekend

    The NBA 's Feb. 18 trade deadline is fast approaching, and the rumor mill is exploding accordingly . With most of the league's general managers at a standstill, waiting to make their next move, this hearsay is all we have...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 days ago 25,464 reads 20 comments

  22. Beneath the Gruff Exterior, Gregg Popovich Is Just a Big Teddy Bear

    MIAMI — Gregg Popovich isn't an NBA bully —he just often appears as such on TV. The longtime San Antonio Spurs coach and Air Force Academy grad can be uncomfortably ...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 2 days ago 40,500 reads 43 comments

  23. The ACC Transfers Who've Transformed Maryland into a National Title Contender

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. — Shortly after Saturday's hard-fought home win over the Purdue Boilermakers, the Maryland Terrapins' Rasheed Sulaimon and Robert Carter Jr...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 days ago 23,149 reads 50 comments

  24. Just How Crazy Were 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee Brett Favre's Passing Stats?

    Brett Favre is headed to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. He will be bringing with him over 71,000 passing yards that he racked up during his 20-year NFL career...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 6,068 reads 9 comments

  25. VfL Bochum vs. Bayern Munich: Winners and Losers from DFB Pokal

    Bayern Munich booked their spot in the DFB-Pokal semifinal on Wednesday evening as they downed Bochum with a 3-0 win at the rewirpowerSTADION...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 2 days ago 3,083 reads 16 comments