1. Breaking Down the New 'Face of MLB' Race Entering 2015

    To paraphrase Joan Osborne (timely reference, I know), "If baseball had a face, what would it look like?" It's not a simple question. Yes, today's game is stocked with stars...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 4 months ago 11,081 reads 52 comments

  2. NBA Trade Deadline 2015: Buying or Selling Latest Rumors

    Speculation is in the air. With the NBA 's Feb. 19 trade deadline fast approaching, this is when the already rampant rumor mill reaches warp speed, delivering hearsay and conjecture in walloping volume...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 4 months ago 48,784 reads 13 comments

  3. Ranking the 2015 NFL Free-Agent Class by Position

    The NFL is creeping closer to free agency, which kicks off at 4 p.m. ET on March 10. Teams have already begun to trim their rosters, as former Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Josh McCown can attest...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 4 months ago 321,452 reads 186 comments

  4. 2015 NFL Free Agency: Predicting Where the Top WRs Will Land

    The NFL 's 2015 free-agent class is absolutely loaded at wide receiver, as a number of game-changing pass-catchers are set to hit the free-agent market on March 10...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 4 months ago 43,728 reads 82 comments

  5. Ranking the 25 Most Untouchable Players in the NBA Entering Deadline Week

    Just days away from the 2015 NBA trade deadline (Thursday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. ET ), we can hope for a scattering of trades involving the most readily offered players around the league...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 4 months ago 76,077 reads 107 comments

  6. Meet the 10 Teams Who Actually Have a Chance to Win the College Football Playoff

    We’re smack-dab in the middle of February. Much of the nation is covered in snow or, at the very least, hampered by icy-cold temperatures...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 5 months ago 85,476 reads 606 comments

  7. 2015 NBA Power Rankings: Who's Hot and Who's Not at All-Star Break?

    The City That Never Sleeps will be a bit rowdier than usual as the NBA and its affiliates descend on New York City for All-Star Weekend. The tumult of the 2014-15 season so far has certainly taken its toll on the festivities...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 202,157 reads 452 comments

  8. 10 College Football Teams Off to a Fast Start Recruiting the Class of 2016

    Ask any coach. Recruiting never ends. It doesn't take a day off. If you're caught resting, you'll lose. It's been only eight days national signing day, and the 2016 class already has its share of committed players...

    Damon Sayles Written by Damon Sayles about 5 months ago 44,208 reads 69 comments

  9. NFL Mock Draft 2015: Each NFL Team's Best-Case Scenario for the 1st Round

    The 2015 draft class doesn’t offer many elite players at the top, but it’s loaded with second- and third-round talent. This should make things interesting for the bottom of the first round come draft day...

    Ryan  Riddle Written by Ryan Riddle about 5 months ago 333,038 reads 514 comments

  10. All 30 MLB Teams' Blueprint to a Perfect Spring Training

    Spring training is just around the corner, a reminder for us here in the icy Midwest that warmer weather is on the way and an exciting time for baseball fans across the country who are itching to see their team in action once again...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 65,689 reads 65 comments

  11. NBA Superstar Rankings 2015: Final Order Heading into All-Star Weekend

    The NBA 's superstars will converge on Madison Square Garden for All-Star Weekend, but that's not enough differentiation for us...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 79,753 reads 332 comments

  12. NFL Free Agents 2015: Best Suitors for Top Names on the Market

    The NFL is its own perpetual motion machine. In many respects, the idea of an NFL offseason is a misnomer. The action never stops...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 133,603 reads 263 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Best Last-Minute MLB Free-Agent, Trade Values

    Waiting until the last minute to improve your club is about the worst possible strategy that a general manager can employ in any sport, baseball included...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 months ago 10,047 reads 6 comments

  14. College Football Teams Who Recruited the Best at Each Position

    Thanks to the 247Sports class rankings , we already know which teams recruited the best overall talent. But who recruited the best at each position? To answer that, we've combed through the 2015 signing classes and accounted for several factors...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 5 months ago 83,248 reads 168 comments

  15. Ranking All 30 MLB Teams on Homegrown Talent

    All 30 MLB teams emphasize building from within and cultivating their own homegrown talent. A lot of it has to do with payroll, as small-market teams are forced to get the most out ...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 5 months ago 104,177 reads 138 comments

  16. NFL Free Agents 2015: Stay or Go for Top Free-Agent Names

    The empty liquor bottles have been Gronk-spiked. The duck boats have been put back in winter storage. New England Patriots fans will carry the warm memories of their first Super Bowl ...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 5 months ago 249,444 reads 358 comments

  17. 10 Potential 2015 Trade Deadline Targets Who Could Shape the Championship Race

    None of the players on the NBA 's trade block this year is going to turn a lottery team into an immediate contender...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 months ago 70,859 reads 108 comments

  18. Predicting the Biggest Spenders of the 2015 NFL Offseason

    We’re about to spend a little time talking about what could happen once the NFL free-agent market opens for business in March. Actually, that’s not entirely true...

    Russell S. Baxter Written by Russell S. Baxter about 5 months ago 321,760 reads 268 comments

  19. 2015 NFL Free Agents: Stock Up, Stock Down After 2015 NFL Postseason

    The Super Bowl has come and gone, and that means the NFL 's business season is right around the corner. Starting with the opening of free agency on March 10, each of the 32 franchises ...

    Nick Kostos Written by Nick Kostos about 5 months ago 88,875 reads 88 comments

  20. Stock Up, Stock Down on Preseason MLB Contenders Entering February

    Football season ran out the clock. The groundhog showed his furry face. And baseball is right around the corner. Yes, we've got another week-plus to endure before pitchers and catchers report to spring training...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 months ago 20,696 reads 59 comments

  21. NBA Youngsters on the Cusp of All-Star Status

    As The Who once said (and would say), the kids are alright. And those kids, who are still alright, are due to make their respective marks on the 2015 NBA All-Star Game in New York City on Feb...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 81,034 reads 176 comments

  22. Predicting Final Opening Day 25-Man Rosters for All 30 MLB Teams

    With Super Bowl Sunday now in the rearview and the NFL season officially over, sports fans will soon be turning their attention to sunny Arizona and Florida and the start of MLB spring training...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 156,716 reads 244 comments

  23. What We Learned, Loved and Hated from the 2014 NFL Season

    That's a wrap, folks. After the New England Patriots staged the biggest fourth-quarter comeback in Super Bowl history to defeat the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX, the 2014 NFL season is officially in the books...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 5 months ago 126,787 reads 269 comments

  24. The Biggest Potential 2015 NBA Trade Deadline Steals

    Several of the NBA 's most prominent early season trade-block dwellers were dealt during the campaign's first few months, but that doesn't mean there won't be a flurry of action surrounding the Feb...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 5 months ago 62,741 reads 89 comments

  25. 25 Best Heisman Trophy Winners of All Time

    We have yet to reach February, but speculation has already begun about the 2015 Heisman Trophy . College football’s most prestigious award attracts attention year-round, and this year is no different...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 5 months ago 37,039 reads 150 comments