1. Why It Makes Sense for Brooklyn Nets to Retain Joe Johnson Now

    The infamous Joe Johnson contract is almost over, and it appears it will end with the Brooklyn Nets . The Brooklyn wing has been the subject of trade rumors for much of this ...

    Fred Katz Written by Fred Katz about 1 day ago 9,726 reads 30 comments

  2. WWE Raw Results: Winners, Grades, Reaction and Highlights from July 27

    If there was any doubt about WWE showcasing John Cena vs. Seth Rollins at SummerSlam, it was erased during the July 27 episode of Raw...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 2 days ago 188,908 reads 643 comments

  3. Who Should Yushin Okami Fight in His WSOF Welterweight Debut?

    A former UFC title challenger, Yushin Okami was long one of the best in the middleweight division. However, the Japanese standout has recently fallen on hard times under the World Series of Fighting banner...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 2 days ago 2,604 reads 9 comments

  4. San Antonio Spurs' Latest Long-Term Project Could Really Pay Off

    The San Antonio Spurs are no strangers to long-term projects, and 2015 second-round pick Cady Lalanne could become the franchise's next success story...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 2 days ago 20,135 reads 20 comments

  5. Jen Welter Becomes First Female NFL Coach and Few in Football Will Care

    I've been Twitter friends with Jen Welter, who just made NFL history, for over a year. This past March, I wrote I would not be shocked if she were an assistant coach in the NFL one day...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 2 days ago 102,939 reads 209 comments

  6. Green Bay Packers 2015 Impact Meter: WR Ty Montgomery

    One of the biggest questions surrounding the Green Bay Packers ' rookie wide receiver Ty Montgomery is just how much he'll be used in 2015 —and where...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 2 days ago 8,821 reads 16 comments

  7. NY Giants 2015 Impact Meter: OLB Devon Kennard

    With the future of defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul up in the air, New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo is no doubt going to be looking for young leaders who can step up on this defense to become cornerstones for the future...

    Patricia Traina Written by Patricia Traina about 2 days ago 5,942 reads 12 comments

  8. Ronda Rousey's Plan: Beat Up Bethe Correia and Miesha Tate, Then Go Film a Movie

    The hustle doesn't stop in Ronda Rousey 's world. The women's bantamweight phenom has been on a run of dominance since entering the UFC ranks back in 2012, where the Rowdy one has steamrolled every opponent who has shared the Octagon with her...

    Duane Finley Written by Duane Finley about 2 days ago 5,658 reads 86 comments

  9. Jacksonville Jaguars: What Gus Bradley Must Achieve in 2015 to Avoid Hot Seat

    Head coach Gus Bradley has changed the Jacksonville Jaguars in a lot of ways, considerably for the better. It's not often you see coaches with Bradley's enthusiasm reinvent a team like he has been doing...

    Evan Reier Written by Evan Reier about 2 days ago 2,945 reads 11 comments

  10. Oakland Raiders Veterans with Most to Lose in Training Camp

    As we inch closer to the opening of Oakland Raiders ' training camp, there are some veteran players in danger of losing their starting positions and roster spots altogether...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 2 days ago 14,967 reads 50 comments

  11. Why Ryan Broyles Has Everything to Prove in Detroit Lions' Training Camp

    One player doesn't make a training camp successful, but one training camp has the power to define a career. For the Detroit Lions , it's Ryan Broyles who must put it all on the line next month...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 2 days ago 4,990 reads 20 comments

  12. Which Fallen NBA Point Guard Has Best Shot at Redemption in 2015-16?

    Stardom is a fluid concept in the NBA . It is seldom forever. Retaining the label becomes harder, for most, with age. When it's lost, it's difficult to regain...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 2 days ago 111,488 reads 467 comments

  13. Los Angeles Lakers Have Pieces in Place to Secure Their Next Superstar

    As the late, great Aaliyah once sang, "If at first you don't succeed, dust yourself off and try again." The Los Angeles Lakers appear to have taken that repurposed adage to heart...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 2 days ago 116,070 reads 170 comments

  14. Dallas Mavericks Need a Fully Invested Deron Williams Most of All

    After striking out on DeAndre Jordan, the Dallas Mavericks slightly salvaged their offseason by picking up Deron Williams . The Mavs' new starting point guard might be past his prime, but the team's success will still partially ride on his shoulders.

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 2 days ago 7,818 reads 68 comments

  15. Leonard Fournette Is the SEC's Best Chance to Win 2015 Heisman Trophy

    It was a simple four-yard run up the middle, which, thanks to a small cutback, resulted in the prodigy scoring nearly untouched during a 56-0 victory against Sam Houston State...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 2 days ago 4,482 reads 60 comments

  16. 2015 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp: Observations from Monday's Practice

    Under the scorching sun, the Pittsburgh Steelers stepped onto the practice fields at Saint Vincent College for their second practice of the summer...

    Chris Gazze Written by Chris Gazze about 2 days ago 11,779 reads 17 comments

  17. Can Deontay Wilder Become More Than Just America's Heavyweight Titleholder?

    WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder (34-0-0, 33 knockouts) has high hopes. The 29-year-old from Alabama doesn ’t just want to be good. He doesn ’t even just want to be great...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 2 days ago 5,680 reads 30 comments

  18. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz on Giants, Rangers and More

    Friday at 4 p.m. ET marks the 2015 MLB trade deadline, so there are all kinds of rumors flying around at the moment about numerous teams...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 2 days ago 4,105 reads 0 comments

  19. Justin Houston Will Repay Kansas City Chiefs' Faith as Perennial All-Pro

    In a few years, Justin Houston will be the richest linebacker in the history of the NFL . The Kansas City Chiefs signed the 26-year-old to a contract worth $101 million over six years , according to ESPN's Adam Schefter ...

    Cian Fahey Written by Cian Fahey about 2 days ago 10,105 reads 46 comments

  20. Debate: What Grade Do You Give the Tyler Clippard Trade?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 days ago 18,803 reads 94 comments

  21. Why the New York Mets Should Pursue Carlos Gomez Before Friday's Trade Deadline

    With Friday's MLB trade deadline looming, the New York Mets appear committed to improving their roster in an effort to secure their first playoff appearance since 2006...

    Kevin Alonzo Written by Kevin Alonzo about 2 days ago 7,849 reads 0 comments

  22. Debate: What Grade Do You Give the Shane Victorino Trade?

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Debate Desk about 2 days ago 15,916 reads 62 comments

  23. Cycling Fans Must Forget Cynicism and Back Chris Froome and the Tour de France

    Standing atop the Tour de France podium on the Champs-Elysees on Sunday, Chris Froome ended his victory speech with a stirring call for belief in the race, the sport of cycling and himself...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 2 days ago 572 reads 0 comments

  24. With Kyle Busch's Recent Wins, Joe Gibbs Racing Having Superb 2015 NASCAR Season

    After winning just two races in 2014—the only victories any Toyota team earned that season—there’s no question Joe Gibbs Racing has hit upon something in 2015. The venerable Huntersville , N...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 2 days ago 2,872 reads 3 comments

  25. Remembering Mabel's Unlikely Rise as WWE Main Eventer

    At the peak of Mabel's fleeting stay as one of WWE 's main eventers , he and Diesel collided at SummerSlam 1995...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 11,637 reads 7 comments