1. Loser of Athletics-Angels Division Race Will Face Postseason Death Sentence

    The second wild card was supposed to inject excitement into the MLB postseason race. And it has. More teams than ever are in the hunt, at least theoretically, which means more intrigue, more pressure-packed matchups and more fan enthusiasm...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 23 hours ago 8,537 reads 13 comments

  2. Manchester United Transfer News: Daley Blind's Versatility Makes for Perfect Fit

    Manchester United have looked solid defensively so far during pre -season, but Louis van Gaal is still looking for additions to the squad in that area...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 23 hours ago 16,111 reads 21 comments

  3. Juan Mata Will Be Manchester United's Most Important Player This Season

    In the final days of this year’s January transfer window, Juan Mata staged a dramatic entrance at Manchester United ’s training ground...

    Sam Pilger Written by Sam Pilger about 23 hours ago 10,287 reads 21 comments

  4. Real Madrid Transfer News: Los Blancos Will Regret Angel Di Maria Saga

    Will he or won't he? The transfer speculation surrounding Angel Di Maria keeps on growing the deeper we get into the 2014 summer transfer window, and the ongoing saga surrounding the Argentine star can only hurt Real Madrid in the long run...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 23 hours ago 20,404 reads 44 comments

  5. Arsenal Transfer News: William Carvalho Exactly What the Gunners Need

    Sporting Lisbon are reportedly putting coveted midfield star William Carvalho up for sale, and with Arsenal favoured to land his services, the Gunners could be adding exactly the kind of player the club needs...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 23 hours ago 16,995 reads 35 comments

  6. Justin Masterson Provides Quality Value for Cardinals' Playoff Run

    The St. Louis Cardinals didn ’t capture headlines across Major League Baseball by acquiring Jon Lester or David Price Wednesday, but they did snag a quality arm for the postseason push in Justin Masterson ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 hours ago 1,669 reads 2 comments

  7. MLB Trades 2014: Recap and Grades for Latest Transactions Before Deadline

    The MLB trade deadline is July 31 at 4 p.m. ET, but a number of teams did not wait until the last minute to complete deals...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 day ago 5,470 reads 0 comments

  8. Can Jack Wilshere and Aaron Ramsey Play in Central Midfield Together?

    Here is the next big selection dilemma for Arsene Wenger : Jack Wilshere or Aaron Ramsey. A few years ago, the answer would have been patently obvious to anyone who watched the team play...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 1 day ago 12,135 reads 31 comments

  9. Pittsburgh Penguins Who Must Prove Themselves Early in 2014-15 Season

    Having put behind them the disappointment of last season's abrupt end at the hands of the New York Rangers , a front-office shakeup and a coaching change, the Pittsburgh Penguins can now look ahead to the promise of a new season...

    Steve Rodenbaugh Written by Steve Rodenbaugh about 1 day ago 2,261 reads 4 comments

  10. Kyrie Irving Ready and Willing to Cede Spotlight to LeBron James in Cleveland

    LAS VEGAS — Get the provocative, inflammatory headlines ready! Kyrie Irving already tired of LeBron James ! Star wars in Cleveland! Kyrie "can't smile anymore" ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 1 day ago 107,728 reads 258 comments

  11. 5 Cincinnati Bengals Veterans Who Could Be Camp Casualties

    Coming into the 2014 season, the Cincinnati Bengals have arguably the deepest roster in the NFL while still having one of the youngest ones. Think about some of the stars on this team— A...

    Andrew Dunn Written by Andrew Dunn about 1 day ago 3,436 reads 6 comments

  12. 5 Washington Redskins Who Could Be Training Camp Casualties

    Now that NFL training camps are open around the league, the start of the 2014 season is close to being a reality. For some veterans on the Washington Redskins , unemployment is the reality they'll soon be facing...

    Marcel Davis Written by Marcel Davis about 1 day ago 9,514 reads 35 comments

  13. Miami Heat Rumors: Latest Buzz on Potential Free-Agent Signings and More

    Although they lost LeBron James to the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Miami Heat have remained a staple in the NBA 's rumor mill throughout the latter stages of the offseason...

    Sam Richmond Written by Sam Richmond about 1 day ago 27,577 reads 61 comments

  14. Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp: Observations from Wednesday's Practice

    The Pittsburgh Steelers were back on the practice field after an off day on Tuesday. That meant fresh legs for the team’s second padded practice of training camp...

    Chris Gazze Written by Chris Gazze about 1 day ago 14,856 reads 44 comments

  15. Like It or Not, Yankee Stadium Is Becoming the New American Soccer Hotspot

    BRONX, N.Y. — When you mention Yankee Stadium to any sports fan, the sport they easily associate it with is baseball, but that is about to change...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 1 day ago 4,919 reads 13 comments

  16. Previewing the Detroit Tigers' 2nd Half

    Despite a 53-38 mark at the All-Star break, the Detroit Tigers had a topsy -turvy first half of the season, one that saw them win 27 of their first 39 games then drop 20 of their next 29...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Harris Frommer about 1 day ago 121 reads 0 comments

  17. Rafael Nadal Withdrawal Leaves 2014 US Open Series Wide Open

    Last year, Rafael Nadal was the undisputed king of the U.S. Open Series, sweeping the Masters Series events in Montreal and Cincinnati and carrying that momentum into the U.S. Open, where he won his 13th major...

    Lindsay Gibbs Written by Lindsay Gibbs about 1 day ago 4,058 reads 37 comments

  18. Derrick Rose Off to Impressive Start in Make-or-Break Year for Career

    Derrick Rose is something of an NBA myth at this point, or at least an unfortunate exercise in what could have been...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 3,124 reads 6 comments

  19. Texas Football: 3 Games That Could Ruin the Longhorns' 2014 Season

    Entering fall camp, expectations are tougher to assess than ever at Texas. On one hand, you have a new head coach in Charlie Strong who knows how to motivate talent. Then again, the 'Horns are down eight starters, per PhilSteele ...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 1 day ago 5,008 reads 13 comments

  20. Michigan Football: Brady Hoke Right to Cool Jabrill Peppers Hype

    The first question lobbed at Brady Hoke after he finished his opening statement at Big Ten media days was about a player who had yet to play a down at Michigan...

    Phil Callihan Written by Phil Callihan about 1 day ago 3,671 reads 11 comments

  21. Secrets of an NBA Defense

    Don't you even watch the games?! You can quote the individual stats all you want, but at some point, when you're talking about defense, you're going to hear someone condescend to you with that phrase if you don't move on from the numbers...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 day ago 6,378 reads 54 comments

  22. 7 NBA Rookies Guaranteed to Turn Heads in Their 1st Season

    There is a reason why the 2014 NBA draft class is the most hyped since LeBron James and Co. came out in 2003. It's talented, deep and could very well end up yielding several franchise players...

    Matthew Schmidt Written by Matthew Schmidt about 1 day ago 17,468 reads 60 comments

  23. 5 Players Turning Heads at St. Louis Rams Training Camp

    There is no sure-fire way to predict which NFL players will have success during the regular season, but a player's training camp performance is one of the best indicators available...

    Steven Gerwel Written by Steven Gerwel about 1 day ago 9,981 reads 36 comments

  24. Malcom Floyd Comeback Will Make San Diego Chargers Serious Contenders

    San Diego Chargers wide receiver Malcom Floyd is lighting up training camp after suffering a career-threatening neck injury in Week 2 of the 2013 season...

    Max Garland Written by Max Garland about 1 day ago 637 reads 0 comments

  25. New York Giants: 5 Veterans Who Could Be Camp Casualties

    With seven training camp practices in the books as of Wednesday, the New York Giants roster battles, while far from being settled, are starting to heat up across the board...

    Patricia Traina Written by Patricia Traina about 1 day ago 8,379 reads 17 comments