1. 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 3 days ago 43,024 reads 45 comments

  2. 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 3 days ago 23,561 reads 50 comments

  3. 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 3 days ago 6,707 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 3 days ago 3,178 reads 16 comments

  5. 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 3 days ago 38,564 reads 65 comments

  6. 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 3 days ago 30,703 reads 128 comments

  7. 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 3 days ago 7,109 reads 35 comments

  8. 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 3 days ago 12,970 reads 13 comments

  9. 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 3 days ago 87,676 reads 160 comments

  10. 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 3 days ago 13,513 reads 56 comments

  11. 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 3 days ago 17,308 reads 41 comments

  12. 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 3 days ago 39,989 reads 3 comments

  13. 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 3 days ago 14,464 reads 52 comments

  14. 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 3 days ago 23,982 reads 64 comments

  15. 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 3 days ago 19,784 reads 72 comments

  16. 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 38,241 reads 38 comments

  17. Very Quietly, Florida HC Jim McElwain Developing Versatile WR Corps

    The days of the "fun and gun" that Steve Spurrier made famous in Gainesville are gone. Long gone. Florida hasn't produced a 1,000-yard receiver since Taylor Jacobs hauled ...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 3 days ago 13,439 reads 86 comments

  18. Pushed to Punished: The Short-Lived Superstardom of Brian Kendrick in WWE

    In Pushed to Punished, I analyze the controversial careers of past and present WWE Superstars who were once in the good graces of management but ultimately met their downfalls for one reason or another ...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 3 days ago 27,031 reads 28 comments

  19. Believability Meter on the Week's Biggest Transfer Rumours

    Despite the closing of the transfer window, there are still rumours of ins and outs at some of Europe's top clubs...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 3,205 reads 1 comments

  20. Why Diego Costa Will Be the X-Factor in Chelsea's Remaining Months of 2015/16

    It's only by scoring goals that Chelsea are going to rescue their season. That sounds simple enough, but without Diego Costa fit and ready, Guus Hiddink 's side are going to struggle to do it...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 3 days ago 4,856 reads 9 comments

  21. UNC Basketball: Picking Tar Heels' Best Crunch-Time Lineup

    The North Carolina Tar Heels had a lot of trouble during a three-game road trip, and we learned a lot about how this team reacts to close games...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 days ago 5,429 reads 13 comments

  22. Why Jehu Chesson Will Be Michigan's Most Important Playmaker in 2016

    Jehu Chesson emerged as Michigan's top big-play threat last season and will have the heaviest influence on the offense's success in 2016. It's not simply because the senior wide receiver is an explosive player, though...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 3 days ago 7,199 reads 46 comments

  23. UFC's CM Punk Sweepstakes and Bellator's Old-Timers Event Turn Sport to Circus

    The 2016 MMA year began with a roar. In its first major event, held just two days into January, Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit produced an instant classic that will be a tall order to supplant as the best fight of the year...

    Mike Chiappetta Written by Mike Chiappetta about 3 days ago 24,025 reads 97 comments

  24. Luka Modric Entrenching Himself as Zinedine Zidane's Centrepiece at Real Madrid

    Luka Modric raised his eyebrows and exhaled forcefully, a knowing look on his face. From 20 yards, he'd sent a blistering half-volley toward the top-right corner of the Granada net, only to see goalkeeper Andres Fernandez spectacularly deny him...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 days ago 7,381 reads 28 comments

  25. Keyshawn Johnson Jr. Odds: Is Son of USC Legend a Lock for Trojans?

    Keyshawn Johnson Jr.—a 247Sports 4-star wide receiver and son of USC legend Keyshawn Johnson—is set to sign to a college next year, and many people are wondering whether he'll follow in his father's footsteps and become a Trojan...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 3 days ago 9,790 reads 17 comments