1. Weary Yankees Appear Ready to Give Alex Rodriguez a Most Unwelcome Return

    Pass the mashed potatoes, please, while we count our blessings. Family? Definitely. Friends? Absolutely. Food on the table and a roof over our heads? You bet. Mom's homemade pumpkin pie? Yessir (with whipped cream, please)...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 4 days ago 88,769 reads 90 comments

  2. Despite Loss, a Star Is Born as Odell Beckham Breathes Life into Giants Offense

    You can't admit this because it violates an unwritten rule in the world of professional sports, but when you're 3-7 (now 3-8), it becomes less about wins and losses and more about signs of progress...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 4 days ago 40,109 reads 97 comments

  3. Tony Romo Plays Hero, Keeps Dallas Cowboys in NFC East Contention

    For years, Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo has been the butt of everyone's jokes. For as many wins as he's led the Cowboys to, and as many yards, touchdowns and big plays ...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 4 days ago 71,031 reads 244 comments

  4. Kobe Bryant Hero Ball All Los Angeles Lakers Have, and Sunday NBA Takeaways

    In a manner of speaking, Kobe Bryant bounced back. The Los Angeles Lakers, though, fell woefully flat. After slogging through an illness-induced 1-of-14 shooting night against the San Antonio Spurs on Nov...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 11 days ago 63,914 reads 221 comments

  5. Winners and Losers from NFL Week 11

    Week 11 of the NFL season had it all, from a J.J. Watt offensive touchdown to a big day for Tampa Bay Buccaneers rookie wide receiver Mike Evans...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 12 days ago 69,699 reads 95 comments

  6. Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: 49ers, Lions, Chiefs Prove Playoff-Worthy

    The San Francisco 49ers will remember this Sunday when they are in the playoffs. They will remember Ahmad Brooks' strip and Chris Borland's recovery, Michael Crabtree slipping ...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 18 days ago 92,252 reads 118 comments

  7. Colts OC Pep Hamilton Is the NFL's Hottest Head Coaching Candidate

    There was something I remember Matt Hasselbeck, backup quarterback for the Indianapolis Colts, telling me about offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton, 40, last season. It went like this: Pep sees and remembers everything...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 21 days ago 134,870 reads 198 comments

  8. Cleveland Browns Impossible to Ignore After Big Thursday Night Win

    Don't look now, but the Cleveland Browns are in first place in the AFC North. The 6-3 Browns just stomped the Cincinnati Bengals 24-3 in yet another unwatchable Thursday Night Football game...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 21 days ago 123,289 reads 364 comments

  9. Houston Rockets Proving There's Method to Daryl Morey's Madness

    The Houston Rockets remained undefeated with a 98-81 victory against the San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night, decisively claiming their sixth win as they continue a virtually impeccable debut to the 2014-15 season...

    Stephen Babb Written by Stephen Babb about 21 days ago 49,684 reads 229 comments

  10. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Big Ben's Big Change of Course

    1. The road was long for Roethlisberger We look at Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now, and we see history. We see greatness. He's become so good, so astounding, we've forgotten how far he's come...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 23 days ago 94,200 reads 143 comments

  11. Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Patriots, Steelers Rock Their Rivals

    Tom Brady-Peyton Manning XVI was an old-fashioned Brady-Manning game. For fans of thrilling, mythological showdowns, that's not a good thing. Old-fashioned Brady-Manning games were like old-fashioned Super Bowls: They were often terrible...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 25 days ago 104,634 reads 83 comments

  12. Brady vs. Manning Is Not Complicated: Brady Is Better

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Before we dissect how, yet again, Tom Brady has proven to be from the planet Krypton, beating his rival and maybe the best team in football with astounding ease, we need to go back in time...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 25 days ago 360,677 reads 1473 comments

  13. College Football's All-Week 10 Team: Top Performers at Every Position

    Week 10 was the first week in history played in knowledge of the College Football Playoff rankings , but those rankings did not always hold true in their first on-field test. No...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 25 days ago 46,729 reads 130 comments

  14. Bulls Have Carmelo Anthony to Thank for Roster Ready to Make NBA Title Run

    NEW YORK — NBA free agency is a wicked game of musical chairs, a wild rumpus of dollar signs and tangled destinies, each player's decision affecting the next one down the line...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 29 days ago 142,308 reads 257 comments

  15. Who Is the NFL's Midseason MVP?

    We're at the midway point of the NFL season, and award talk has started to heat up. Aaron Rodgers and DeMarco Murray stand out as favorites for NFL MVP based on their performances, ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 30 days ago 19,439 reads 186 comments

  16. What Really Goes on During an NFL Bye Week?

    When the NFL schedule is released in late April, we look at the top matchups , try to predict records and focus on teams that could possibly make a deep playoff run months before the season even starts...

    Matt  Bowen Written by Matt Bowen about 1 month ago 44,086 reads 34 comments