1. Jake Clarke-Salter Shows His Leadership Qualities in Chelsea's FA Youth Cup Win

    STAMFORD BRIDGE, LONDON — Chelsea continue to breed winners in their academy, and Jake Clarke-Salter seems to be the biggest of them all...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 3 days ago 4,468 reads 7 comments

  2. NFL Draft Start Time 2016: Round 1 TV Schedule, Live Stream and More

    The wait is finally over: At 8 p.m. ET, the 2016 NFL draft will officially get underway, ending months of speculation and buildup...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 3 days ago 14,808 reads 0 comments

  3. 2016 NFL Mock Draft: Breaking Down Best Possible Fits for Every 1st-Round Team

    The NFL draft is a chance for every team to find that perfect prospect who will help it, assuming he is still available. With the exception of the Los Angeles Rams drafting No...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 3 days ago 5,338 reads 0 comments

  4. Why Anthony Martial Is the Man Manchester United Can't Afford to Lose in Summer

    There are, in truth, two players in the Manchester United squad the club needs to keep hold of this summer: Anthony Martial and David De Gea. Of the two, though, it is holding on to the brilliant young Frenchman that is most crucial to the Red Devils...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 3 days ago 19,364 reads 33 comments

  5. Do Real Madrid Defend Better When Cristiano Ronaldo Doesn't Play?

    Like Cristiano Ronaldo , you were probably happy that you had some other form of entertainment on hand when Real Madrid went to Manchester City in midweek for their UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 days ago 7,478 reads 28 comments

  6. Praising the Unsung Stars of the Champions League Semi-Final 1st Legs

    As football fans the world over geared up for what were, on paper, two incredibly exciting UEFA Champions League semi-final first legs, imaginations ran wild over the many permutations the matches could take...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 3 days ago 3,281 reads 5 comments

  7. NFL Draft 2016: Last-Minute Rumors and News for 1st-Round Order and Picks

    The 2016 NFL draft begins in prime time on Thursday night, with the event's first round taking up the entire day of coverage from the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. Success in the NFL depends greatly on putting together a successful draft class...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 3 days ago 26,914 reads 0 comments

  8. Cincinnati Bengals Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The Cincinnati Bengals hit the 2016 NFL draft in Chicago needing immediate help in several areas. It's a change of pace for the Bengals, who in past years waltzed to the podium ...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 1,790 reads 0 comments

  9. Minnesota Vikings' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The highly anticipated 2016 NFL draft is finally here for the Minnesota Vikings and 31 other teams, with the first round kicking off Thursday night from Chicago ...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 3 days ago 14,684 reads 49 comments

  10. Cincinnati Bengals' Last-Minute 7-Round Mock Draft and Top-100 Big Board

    The hours before the Cincinnati Bengals walk to the podium to make a first-round pick are incredibly interesting...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 days ago 3,892 reads 7 comments

  11. New England Patriots Draft Picks: Results, Analysis and Grades

    The New England Patriots have done a tremendous job of adding depth to their roster during the offseason, but their picks in the 2016 NFL draft will only further the cause...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 days ago 5,235 reads 1 comments

  12. Carlos Gonzalez Becoming a Troy Tulowitzki 2.0 Situation for Rockies

    The Colorado Rockies are quickly becoming baseball’s version of Pop, a TV channel that plays reruns of old teen dramas such as The OC , Dawson’s Creek and Beverly Hills , 90210...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 3 days ago 5,233 reads 13 comments

  13. Latest Buzz Surrounding 2016 NFL Draft's Top Prospects

    Welcome to the 2016 NFL draft, a three-night event that is filled with drama, excitement and disappointment for teams, players and fans alike...

    Ian Wharton Written by Ian Wharton about 3 days ago 11,398 reads 20 comments

  14. Why the 1st Round of the 2016 NFL Draft Still Matters to New England Patriots

    Good news: If you're a fan of the New England Patriots and were looking for something to do on Thursday night during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft, I've found something for you to do...

    Erik Frenz Written by Erik Frenz about 3 days ago 12,922 reads 29 comments

  15. Why Borussia Dortmund Can't Afford to Lose Henrikh Mkhitaryan This Summer

    With only one important game left to play this season for Borussia Dortmund —the DFB -Pokal final against Bayern Munich on May 21 —transfer talk is already dominating the headlines...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 3 days ago 2,916 reads 12 comments

  16. How NFL Teams Really Make Their Draft Picks

    Jerry Jones was infatuated with Johnny Manziel , the rock-and-rolling, Heisman-winning quarterback out of Texas A&M. Thought he'd be the perfect fit for the Cowboys...

    Dan Pompei Written by Dan Pompei about 3 days ago 119,088 reads 61 comments

  17. 3 Areas for Paulo Dybala to Improve on to Become a Juventus Great

    With Juventus having clinched a fifth consecutive Serie A title, the thoughts of many in Turin have already turned to the future, wondering just how far the current side could go if it remains intact for the 2016/17 campaign...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 3 days ago 3,416 reads 6 comments

  18. Atletico Madrid's Champions League Run Will Bring Transfer Bids for Saul, Oblak

    The circle of success in past seasons for Atletico Madrid has seen them make key players out of former unproductive or unknown starlets, sell them for huge money and reinvest to ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 4,190 reads 9 comments

  19. Why Novak Djokovic Is Still the Prohibitive Favorite at the 2016 French Open

    A prosperous fortnight in Monte Carlo and Barcelona gave a rejuvenated Rafael Nadal two big titles and imbued him with the type of confidence booster he desired for months on end...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 3 days ago 6,765 reads 43 comments

  20. Leicester City Winning the Premier League Would Be Historic Accomplishment

    Three points—the stated objective of every player, every manager, every owner and every supporter on a weekly basis. This places Leicester City 's upcoming visit to Manchester United in an interesting light...

    Daniel Tiluk Written by Daniel Tiluk about 3 days ago 17,152 reads 31 comments

  21. It's Time for Football to Kill off Illogical and Arbitrary Away-Goals Rule

    Midway through the second half of the second leg of Chelsea’s defeat to Paris Saint Germain in the UEFA Champions League this year, Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored to make it 4-2 on aggregate...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 3 days ago 26,439 reads 80 comments

  22. Why Is It so Difficult for AC Milan to Find Stability?

    AC Milan are enduring one of the darkest periods in the club's history. It's certainly the poorest stretch they've endured since Silvio Berlusconi bought the team in 1986...

    Sam Lopresti Written by Sam Lopresti about 3 days ago 2,823 reads 44 comments

  23. Breaking Down the Changes Barcelona Need to Make to Win Back Champions League

    If things go as expected, by the end of May Barcelona, will be champions of La Liga—again—and Copa del Rey winners—again...

    Rik Sharma Written by Rik Sharma about 3 days ago 9,004 reads 49 comments

  24. Blake Griffin's Sacrifice Deserves Recognition Despite Clippers' Looming Demise

    LOS ANGELES — Before we allow Blake Griffin to move on from this forgettable season, he should be given a tremendous amount of credit. That’s right...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 3 days ago 103,697 reads 141 comments

  25. Rockets' Disastrous Year Reaches Inevitable End with Plenty of Questions Ahead

    OAKLAND, Calif. — When the Golden State Warriors eliminated the Houston Rockets in last year's Western Conference Finals, there was every reason to be optimistic about the future of James Harden and his team...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 3 days ago 90,290 reads 322 comments