1. 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 20 hours ago 110,480 reads 491 comments

  2. 'Violence Is Violence': Adrian Peterson and the Science of Spanking

    A four-year-old can barely distinguish between right and wrong, between cause and effect, between his or her home and the whole world. Good and bad are still vague notions for a preschool child...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 1 day ago 18,273 reads 9 comments

  3. The NFL Needs Its Own Supreme Court to Clean Up Its Act

    We, the people who support the NFL with our wallets, eyeballs, affection and devotion, hold these truths to be self-evident: The NFL’s Problems Are Not Going Away ...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 2 days ago 54,310 reads 268 comments

  4. 49ers Give Away Game to Bears—Did off-Field Distractions Play a Part?

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. — The building was shiny in its newness, its occupants giddy and frenetic. Levi's Stadium was drenched in red and cheers. This is what happens when a new stadium opens...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 3 days ago 183,744 reads 463 comments

  5. 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 5 days ago 31,805 reads 110 comments

  6. 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 6 days ago 59,296 reads 60 comments

  7. B/R MLB 500: Top 35 Third Basemen

    With shortstops in the bag, the B/R MLB 500 will now wrap up its trip around the infield at the hot corner...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 6 days ago 76,563 reads 140 comments

  8. 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 6 days ago 69,648 reads 55 comments

  9. Is Roger Goodell Still Bulletproof?

    Roger Goodell owns you, and he knows it. You aren't going to boycott the NFL . You won't rip up your season tickets, stop watching your team on TV or abandon your just-drafted fantasy team...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 days ago 56,054 reads 152 comments

  10. 15 College Football Freshmen Who Look Like the Real Deal

    The first two weeks of college football season are behind us, which means every freshman in the country has had at least one and probably two chances to get on the field (unless he plays for Cincinnati)...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 7 days ago 141,288 reads 153 comments

  11. 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 24 days ago 88,028 reads 203 comments

  12. 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 24 days ago 240,896 reads 217 comments

  13. 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 24 days ago 117,016 reads 183 comments

  14. 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 24 days ago 67,347 reads 129 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 121,311 reads 171 comments

  16. 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 1 month ago 290,229 reads 433 comments

  17. 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 1 month ago 220,519 reads 284 comments