1. 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 2 days ago 22,909 reads 159 comments

  2. 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 2 days ago 3,600 reads 22 comments

  3. 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 2 days ago 54,245 reads 156 comments

  4. 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 2 days ago 33,278 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 2 days ago 30,608 reads 104 comments

  6. 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 2 days ago 3,341 reads 4 comments

  7. 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 2 days ago 20,641 reads 62 comments

  8. 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 2 days ago 14,238 reads 77 comments

  9. 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 25,890 reads 20 comments

  10. 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 42,737 reads 45 comments

  11. 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 23,353 reads 50 comments

  12. 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 6,489 reads 9 comments

  13. 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 3,126 reads 16 comments

  14. The Next Blake Sims? Alabama QB Enrollee Jalen Hurts Ready for Challenges Ahead

    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — For four days, he got a taste of what it’s really like to be on a national championship team, and he didn ’t disappoint...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 days ago 38,102 reads 63 comments

  15. NY Knicks Should Be Backing Off the Triangle, Not Doubling Down on It

    The New York Knicks removed Derek Fisher from his position as head coach on Monday morning. On Tuesday, they lost for the 10th time in their last 11 contests, falling five full games back of a playoff spot in the process...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 2 days ago 30,417 reads 128 comments

  16. NBA Fact or Fiction: Raptors Race for the Top Seed, West Playoff Picture, More

    With NBA All-Star weekend on the horizon, we're looking ahead to the coming playoff push by playing some "fact or fiction." Can the Toronto Raptors lock up the No...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 days ago 6,988 reads 35 comments

  17. Where Should USC Turn to Replace Pat Haden as Athletic Director?

    The Friday before the Super Bowl is always a perfect day to release some news that might garner a mixed reaction, and there were several organizations that did just that in order to fly under the radar...

    Bryan Fischer Written by Bryan Fischer about 2 days ago 12,698 reads 13 comments

  18. Latest Allegations a Damaging Blow to Tennessee Football Program

    On the field, everything seems to be going right for Tennessee. The Vols return a ton of talent on both sides of the football, are expected to contend for the 2016-17 College Football ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 2 days ago 86,886 reads 160 comments

  19. Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady Would Be Major Boost for Thin WWE Tag Team Division

    The ailing, sluggish WWE tag team division needs a dose of energy and electricity in the form of Enzo Amore and Colin Cassady . Repetition is hurting the WWE tag scene...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 13,451 reads 56 comments

  20. College Football QBs Poised to Become Stars in 2016

    The 2015 season was not an especially quarterback-friendly year in college football. Rather, '15 was the year of the running back. But '16 could be far different. Deshaun Watson (Clemson) and Baker Mayfield (Oklahoma) are two of the stars returning...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 2 days ago 16,684 reads 41 comments

  21. NFL Draft 2016: 1st-Round Mock Draft After Super Bowl

    Super Bowl 50 is now in the past, which means all 32 teams are now focused on next season and specifically the 2016 NFL draft. A lot can and will change in the coming months...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 2 days ago 39,841 reads 3 comments

  22. Cleveland Cavaliers Still Coping with Uncertainty in Post-Blatt Era

    CLEVELAND — Consistent rotations were never coach David Blatt 's strong suit. It's now up to Tyronn Lue to fix what the former Cleveland Cavaliers boss couldn't...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 2 days ago 14,349 reads 52 comments

  23. Ryan Dilbert's 10-Count: Dolph Ziggler in Desperate Need of Character Change

    1. Dolph Ziggler Awaiting the Next Stage of His Evolution The Showoff showed a darker side of himself on Monday's Raw, and it couldn't have come at a better time...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 23,910 reads 64 comments

  24. The 10 Best Off-the-Wall Dream Fights the UFC Could Make Right Now

    There are no rules anymore. If the last year of topsy-turvy UFC matchmaking has taught us anything, perhaps that’s it...

    Chad Dundas Written by Chad Dundas about 2 days ago 17,966 reads 68 comments

  25. All-Purpose Back Anthony McFarland Jr. 'Hungry' to Earn Coveted 5-Star Ranking

    There are 30 athletes in the 2017 class who have earned 5-star composite ratings. Player No. 31, Hyattsville , Maryland, all-purpose back Anthony McFarland Jr. , first noticed the 247Sports composite rankings for the 2017 class Tuesday evening.

    Damon Sayles Written by Damon Sayles about 3 days ago 37,300 reads 37 comments