1. Floyd Mayweather to Face Nevada Athletic Commission for Unsanctioned Fights

    Updates from Tuesday, Sept. 23 Dan Rafael of ESPN, Kevin Iole of Yahoo Sports and Jeremy Botter of Bleacher Report passed along comments from Floyd Mayweather 's hearing on Tuesday: ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 96,924 reads 92 comments

  2. 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 2 months ago 118,930 reads 519 comments

  3. '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 2 months ago 25,256 reads 9 comments

  4. 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 months ago 56,424 reads 269 comments

  5. 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 2 months ago 185,221 reads 465 comments

  6. 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 2 months ago 32,122 reads 110 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 59,959 reads 60 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 85,454 reads 141 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 70,694 reads 55 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 56,291 reads 152 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 142,545 reads 153 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 88,348 reads 203 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 241,232 reads 217 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 117,849 reads 183 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 67,546 reads 127 comments

  16. 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 3 months ago 121,458 reads 171 comments

  17. 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 3 months ago 292,629 reads 433 comments

  18. 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 3 months ago 221,448 reads 286 comments

  19. 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 3 months ago 362,706 reads 417 comments

  20. 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 4 months ago 105,008 reads 139 comments

  21. 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 4 months ago 180,097 reads 868 comments

  22. 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 4 months ago 144,429 reads 380 comments

  23. 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 4 months ago 100,400 reads 130 comments

  24. Power Ranking Every Hall of Fame Class in Pro Football History

    This Saturday evening in Canton, Ohio (August 2), the Pro Football Hall of Fame welcomes its 52nd class, bringing the total count of members in the Hall to 287...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 4 months ago 82,160 reads 50 comments

  25. NBA Predictions 2014-15: Win-Loss Projections for Each Team, Post-Free Agency

    With a few notable exceptions like Greg Monroe, Eric Bledsoe and Shawn Marion, most of the NBA 's marquee free agents have made their way to their homes for the 2014-15 season...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 months ago 372,206 reads 1008 comments