1. Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Attack of the Zombie Quarterbacks

    The NFL is a copycat league. So when cable zombie programs started beating the NFL in the television ratings, it was only natural for coaches to begin turning to zombie quarterbacks for a competitive edge...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 2 days ago 145,349 reads 69 comments

  2. Amid Turmoil Surrounding Kings, Rudy Gay Emerging as Crucial Agent of Change

    SACRAMENTO — It wasn't an epiphany. That would imply an instantaneous realization, an aha moment. Rudy Gay 's awakening didn't happen all at once. It came gradually, through a series of jolts to his confidence and his psyche...

    Howard Beck Written by Howard Beck about 8 days ago 172,752 reads 88 comments

  3. Steelers Are Our Only Hope for Breaking the AFC's Patriots-Broncos Logjam

    We all know that AFC stands for American Football Conference. It might as well also stand for Another Foregone Conclusion...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 9 days ago 151,898 reads 411 comments

  4. College Football Superlatives from Kramer's Korner: End-of-Year Awards

    It was just August; how exactly did we arrive here ? Each year, we tell ourselves to relish each and every moment of the college football season, knowing the silent void ahead...

    Adam Kramer Written by Adam Kramer about 9 days ago 33,644 reads 30 comments

  5. B/R CFB 250: Top 20 Dual-Threat Quarterbacks

    Bleacher Report's CFB 250 is an annual ranking of the best players in college football, regardless of NFL potential...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report College Football Staff about 9 days ago 127,431 reads 302 comments

  6. Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Hot Teams and Baby Animals

    In this week's Hangover: Manziel Mania! Johnny Fever! All-access, 360-degree, 10-speed, 20-story, single-malt Johnny Manzilla stomping through the pleasure centers of your brain! ...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 10 days ago 95,929 reads 89 comments

  7. Kobe Bryant's Latest Feat Touches NBA's Past, Present and Future

    MINNEAPOLIS — As part of his book-giving tradition, Phil Jackson in 2006 gave Kobe Bryant Blink by Malcolm Gladwell ...

    Kevin Ding Written by Kevin Ding about 10 days ago 76,532 reads 213 comments

  8. Oregon vs. Florida State in a Battle for the Soul of College Football

    Last year's Heisman winner vs. this season's (likely) Heisman winner. Longest winning streak in the nation against the hottest team. And also what many fans may choose to view as Good vs...

    Tom Weir Written by Tom Weir about 17 days ago 71,272 reads 975 comments

  9. Duke Catches Fire to Down Wisconsin as Both CBB Heavyweights Live Up to the Hype

    Early-season games that get billed as "potential Final Four previews" often disappoint. But Duke and Wisconsin delivered in a big way Wednesday night, both looking like championship-caliber teams...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 21 days ago 36,782 reads 57 comments

  10. Ray Rice's On-Field Form Playing Key Role in Keeping RB off the Field

    Football teams make football decisions. With former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice still on the free-agent market, it's important to keep things in perspective...

    Michael Schottey Written by Michael Schottey about 21 days ago 47,490 reads 89 comments

  11. Mike Tanier's Monday Morning Hangover: Cyber Monday Deals on QBs, Playoff Spots

    Happy Cyber Monday, football fans, and thanks for taking time out from your busy online shopping schedule to read Hangover! Cyber Monday is the ultimate American shopping holiday...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 24 days ago 92,380 reads 101 comments

  12. Aaron Rodgers Takes Another Big Stride into Realm of NFL Quarterback Legends

    The legend-in-the-making got his hand stepped on. It looked to be a bloody mess. But a bleeding limb can't stop Aaron Rodgers . A truck might not. Maybe not even a nuke. The throws the legend-in-the-making made, despite a hurt hand, were uncanny..

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 24 days ago 268,236 reads 565 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 92,585 reads 92 comments

  14. 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 1 month ago 40,728 reads 97 comments

  15. 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 1 month ago 71,768 reads 248 comments