1. NFL Report Cards: Team-by-Team Grades for Week 3

    The NFL season is a marathon, not a sprint. If the NFL season were a sprint, we'd be talking about what these teams are...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 7 months ago 199,271 reads 186 comments

  2. Ravens, NFL and Ray Rice All Taking Turns Tossing Each Other Under the Bus

    All the world's buses are in Baltimore, and there are bodies being tossed under them with great enthusiasm...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 7 months ago 68,725 reads 145 comments

  3. Roger Goodell Announces NFL's Plans to Aid Domestic Abuse Prevention

    Updates from Friday, Oct. 3 In a memo released Friday, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell detailed the plans that are in place to help end domestic violence, including ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 12,724 reads 29 comments

  4. Scandal-Plagued NFL Will Be Leery of Jameis Winston

    This isn't a story bashing Jameis Winston . This is a story about the changing world Winston will soon enter and the lessons that need to be learned in the meantime...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 7 months ago 174,101 reads 417 comments

  5. NBA Front-Office Talk Can Be Brutal, but Execs Say Hawks' Ferry Crossed Line

    When the doors are closed, and NBA team executives are speaking freely among themselves, the words can be blunt, and the judgments harsh. A player might be called selfish, or lazy, or a knucklehead, or an alcoholic...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 7 months ago 28,748 reads 46 comments

  6. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Owners Passing the Buck on NFL's Problems

    1. The owners are being gutless In Carolina, it was the coach, not the owner, who explained why a man convicted of physically abusing and threatening to kill a woman was going to play...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 7 months ago 118,990 reads 519 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Week 2 NFL Awards

    It was a wild week in the NFL . Off-the-field issues understandably gripped the league in the wake of the child-abuse charges filed against Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson ...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 months ago 54,308 reads 106 comments

  8. Kobe Bryant Helped Team USA Basketball Regain Its Dominance with Single Game

    Have you noticed? The world just doesn't seem to hate the U.S. men's national basketball team quite the way it once did. It's understandable, seeing as our demeanor isn't as hate-inspiring...

    Ric Bucher Written by Ric Bucher about 7 months ago 346,094 reads 415 comments

  9. Is Kyrie Irving Now the Face of Team USA After FIBA World Cup MVP Performance?

    So much of the talk during Team USA’s pre-FIBA training camp concerned how head coach Mike Krzyzewski would construct a team perfectly suited to stop Spain’s formidable frontcourt for when—not if—the two sides met in the final...

    Jim  Cavan Written by Jim Cavan about 7 months ago 71,385 reads 336 comments

  10. NCAA Football Rankings 2014: Hits and Misses from Week 3

    Well, that was interesting. Week 3 is in the books, and now the college football landscape appears even more confusing than ever. It's certainly tough to put together a top 25 after Saturday's action...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 months ago 71,272 reads 147 comments

  11. Danny Ferry Takes Leave of Absence: Latest Details, Analysis and Updates

    Updates from Saturday, Sept. 13 Hawks CEO Steve Koonin posted an open letter to fans online on Saturday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 7 months ago 32,133 reads 110 comments

  12. Updated 2014 MLB Playoff Chances with 2 Weeks Remaining

    There are just over two weeks left in the 2014 MLB regular season, and while the playoff picture has started to take shape, there is still a lot to be decided between now and October...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 7 months ago 60,024 reads 60 comments

  13. How Las Vegas Became the Boxing Capital of the World

    When Floyd Mayweather and a pop singer to be named later walk to the ring at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night, while Marcos Maidana waits patiently to unleash his trademark ...

    Jonathan  Snowden Written by Jonathan Snowden about 7 months ago 71,396 reads 55 comments

  14. MLB Power Rankings: An Updated Look at Where All 30 Teams Stand

    This week's MLB power rankings again feature a new No. 1 team. The Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels had the featured matchup last week as they continue to battle it out for the AL West lead and the majors' best record...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 88,347 reads 203 comments

  15. Highlighting Every NFL Team's 2014 Preseason MVP

    The term “Most Valuable Player” means different things to different people. So we will try to appease everyone in this piece. Here is a look at who we feel are the 32 NFL team's MVPs this preseason...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 8 months ago 241,496 reads 217 comments

  16. Each MLB Team's Player Most Likely to Be Dealt This Offseason

    With the primary focus of the baseball universe affixed on the free-agent market once the offseason begins, it's easy to forget that the trade market is also open for business...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 8 months ago 118,050 reads 183 comments

  17. When Will Your NHL Team Make a Stanley Cup Run?

    There's a reason the same two teams have claimed the Stanley Cup in four of the last five seasons. The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have used a mix of veterans and ...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 8 months ago 67,651 reads 127 comments

  18. The Biggest Concern for Every NFL Team Heading into the 2014 Season

    We are now basically halfway through the 2014 NFL preseason and we may be getting an idea of who could be pretty good this year...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 8 months ago 121,473 reads 171 comments

  19. Power Ranking the NBA Teams by Young Talent

    What's the quickest way to sustain success in the NBA ? Acquire talented young players and nurture them into superstars...

    Bryan Toporek Written by Bryan Toporek about 8 months ago 295,866 reads 433 comments

  20. The Most Overpaid and Underpaid Player on Every NBA Team

    There are several paths to greatness in the NBA , but it all starts with shrewd salary cap management. While the assembly of elite talent remains imperative, general managers and ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 8 months ago 223,137 reads 286 comments

  21. Projecting Every NBA Team's Starting 5 for 2014-15 Season

    It's all well and good that the NBA has released its schedule for the 2014-15 season, but what good is it to drool over marquee matchups if we don't know which players are actually ...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 months ago 364,510 reads 417 comments

  22. MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 Teams Stand at the 3-Quarter Mark

    After bypassing last week's Monday posting of MLB power rankings following a special edition of them immediately following the trade deadline, we've got some catching up to do...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 months ago 105,126 reads 139 comments

  23. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Preseason Week 2?

    You might be wondering what changed in one week of preseason action to yield an updated power-rankings article? A lot...injuries, retirements, new player signings and the analysis of players from camp and preseason openers...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 8 months ago 180,331 reads 868 comments

  24. 50 Most Exciting Teenagers in World Football

    There are few things in football more exciting than seeing a young player in full flow, with the potential for glory in front of him and no fears to hold him back...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 months ago 155,040 reads 381 comments

  25. Re-Ranking All 30 MLB Farm Systems Post-Trade Deadline

    As we put a final bow on the 2014 non-waiver trade deadline, it is a great time to look at the state of the farm systems. The passing of the deadline, which occurred at 4 p.m...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 months ago 106,857 reads 129 comments