1. Michigan Basketball: 5 Reasons Derrick Walton Jr. Will Overachieve in 2014-15

    Perhaps the biggest X-factor for the Michigan basketball program heading into the 2014-15 season is the continued development of sophomore point guard Derrick Walton Jr. Walton Jr...

    Daniel Stack Written by Daniel Stack about 1 day ago 1,094 reads 2 comments

  2. Scorching Nationals Finally Reach NL-Best Potential in 10-Game Win Streak

    In the immediate aftermath of Thursday evening's team-record-tying 10th straight victory , it's apparent that the Washington Nationals are finally living up to their potential ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 1 day ago 8,735 reads 83 comments

  3. Dropping Knowledge: Jake Ellenberger Analyzes Card for UFC Fight Night 49

    The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 1 day ago 874 reads 3 comments

  4. UNC Basketball: Under-the-Radar Threats to Tar Heels in 2014-15 ACC Season

    UNC basketball has enough to worry about if it focuses only on the top of the ACC , where the likes of Duke, Virginia and newly arrived Louisville will all be battling the Tar Heels for supremacy...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 1 day ago 1,334 reads 1 comments

  5. Rafael Nadal's Absence from US Open Is Major Opportunity for Other Contenders

    Last year's U.S. Open champion won't be in the running for the tournament this year, as Rafael Nadal has been forced to withdraw due to a wrist injury ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 1 day ago 2,697 reads 10 comments

  6. Matthew Tucker's Fantasy Scouting Report Following LeSean McCoy's Thumb Injury

    Philadelphia Eagles fans held their breath when LeSean McCoy left Thursday’s preseason game against the Pittsburgh Steelers , but it represented an opportunity for Matthew Tucker ...

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  7. Derrick Green vs. De'Veon Smith, the Friendly Battle to Be Michigan's Top RB

    Derrick Green and De’Veon Smith aren’t roommates. They’re closer than that. Unlike roommates, they actually spend time together, eat together, study together and, well, be great friends together...

    Adam Biggers Written by Adam Biggers about 1 day ago 3,465 reads 21 comments

  8. Alabama Football: Final Camp Stock Report

    TUSCALOOSA, Al. — It may be hard to believe, but fall camp is over for the Alabama football team, and the Crimson Tide can squarely turn their focus to West Virginia and the season opener in Atlanta...

    Marc Torrence Written by Marc Torrence about 1 day ago 5,036 reads 7 comments

  9. Is Julius Randle Set Up for Success with LA Lakers This Season?

    The Los Angeles Lakers ' future got quite a bit brighter upon selecting Julius Randle with the seventh overall pick in this summer's draft...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 1 day ago 14,706 reads 53 comments

  10. The Biggest Foot-in-Mouth Moments from Boxers in the Last Decade

    Selling a boxing match normally includes a lot of trash talk. With the promotional tours, shows like 24/7 and All Access , and interviews before and after the match, boxers have many opportunities to say something they shouldn't...

    Brian McDonald Written by Brian McDonald about 1 day ago 3,008 reads 6 comments

  11. Why the Bristol Night Race Is One of the Best in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

    If there is one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event that race fans should aspire to attend at least once, the argument could be made that the August night race at Bristol Motor Speedway rivals even the Daytona 500...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 day ago 2,530 reads 4 comments

  12. Examining the Art of Realistic Striking in Pro Wrestling

    The art in delivering pro wrestling strikes is finding the balance between a broken jaw and a laughing audience. Wrestlers depend on that balance each night...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 day ago 15,303 reads 75 comments

  13. Should Los Angeles Clippers Be Worried About Losing DeAndre Jordan?

    It's natural to view Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan as a somewhat dispensable third wheel to Chris Paul and Blake Griffin . When you play with two of the best talents in the league, that will happen...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 1 day ago 9,102 reads 61 comments

  14. Los Angeles Kings Need Slava Voynov to Rebound in 2014-15

    The Los Angeles Kings ’ defensive corps figures to sport a slightly different look next season, and Slava Voynov will play a crucial role in determining its success...

    Vinh Cao Written by Vinh Cao about 1 day ago 761 reads 2 comments

  15. Breaking Down the Arizona Cardinals' Potentially Special Group of Receivers

    The Arizona Cardinals will likely need to score a lot of points this season. For the last few years, the Cardinals have been reliant on their outstanding defense to set the tone for the team as a whole...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 1 day ago 5,825 reads 6 comments

  16. Texas Football: Final Fall Camp Stock Report

    The Texas Longhorns are wrapping up the first fall camp of the Charlie Strong era, and the team seems confident of the product it will put on the field. At least that's the case on one side of the ball...

    Taylor Gaspar Written by Taylor Gaspar about 1 day ago 2,167 reads 7 comments

  17. Tottenham Hotspur: Harry Kane and Erik Lamela Key to Spurs Progress This Season

    Trailing 1-0 to Cypriot side AEL Limassol in the first leg of their Europa League playoff, Tottenham Hotspur were on the verge of an embarrassing defeat. The introduction of Erik Lamela changed the game and sparked Spurs to life...

    Sam Rooke Written by Sam Rooke about 1 day ago 3,933 reads 6 comments

  18. NFL Preseason 2014: Viewing Info and Guide to Top Week 3 Action

    The 2014 NFL preseason is set to kick off its penultimate week of action Thursday night with an in-state battle between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Philadelphia Eagles...

    Jon Reid Written by Jon Reid about 1 day ago 318 reads 0 comments

  19. Paralyzed Olympian Amy Van Dyken-Rouen Walks Again Thanks to Robotic Harness

    Once again, cutting-edge technology is changing the lives of those living with impaired motor function. Two months after the world watched a disabled teen in a robotic exoskeleton ...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 1 day ago 4,751 reads 0 comments

  20. Tyler Blackett Has Earned the Right to Stay in Man United's First-Team Squad

    There will have been a sigh of relief from many Manchester United fans when Marcos Rojo 's move from Sporting Lisbon was finally confirmed, per BBC Sport . He wasn't who they had in mind...

    Rob Dawson Written by Rob Dawson about 1 day ago 17,697 reads 45 comments

  21. The 6 Biggest Whiffs from 2014 NBA Free Agency

    Amid the flurry of NBA activity this offseason, a number of moves (or non-moves, as it were) grabbed headlines but never materialized to anything more...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 day ago 52,117 reads 125 comments

  22. Tim Howard's 1-Year Break Comes at Perfect Time for USMNT

    United States goalkeeper Tim Howard, who single-handedly kept the Yanks in the World Cup round-of-16 clash against Belgium, announced Thursday that he will be taking a one-year break from international play...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 day ago 6,494 reads 9 comments

  23. US Open Tennis 2014 Draw: Novak Djokovic Still Favorite Despite Difficult Path

    With Rafael Nadal forced to withdraw from his title defense at the 2014 U.S. Open, the overarching mood heading into Thursday's draw was one of inevitability. Novak Djokovic would win...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 1 day ago 3,846 reads 39 comments

  24. Roger Federer Primed for 18th Major at US Open Following Favorable Draw

    It has been over two years since Roger Federer last won a Grand Slam, but the 2014 U.S. Open is setting up to be a memorable one. At 33 years old, the Swiss player has shown signs of aging over the last several years...

    R. Cory Smith Written by R. Cory Smith about 1 day ago 3,347 reads 10 comments

  25. Holloman Retirement Makes Rolando McClain Vital to Cowboys' Success on Defense

    Dallas Cowboys linebacker DeVonte Holloman has been advised to retire due to what head coach Jason Garrett described as a neck injury that will end his career, per The Associated Press (via FoxSports...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 1 day ago 4,151 reads 7 comments