1. 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 20,697 reads 59 comments

  2. 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 81,041 reads 176 comments

  3. 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 156,730 reads 244 comments

  4. 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 126,790 reads 269 comments

  5. 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 62,760 reads 89 comments

  6. 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 37,081 reads 150 comments

  7. The Dos and Don'ts of the 2015 NFL Free-Agent Market

    The Super Bowl and the official end to the 2014 NFL season are right around the corner. For the 30 teams not participating in Sunday's big game, however, planning for the 2015 season has already begun...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 5 months ago 136,841 reads 130 comments

  8. Re-Drafting the 1st Round of the 2014 NBA Draft, Midseason Edition

    What if NBA teams had a chance to redo the previous draft midway through the season? That's what we'll simulate as we unveil a first-round re-draft of the highly anticipated 2014 class...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 5 months ago 260,469 reads 221 comments

  9. In the Paint: How Art Has Become the Latest Craze with the NBA and Its Stars

    Last month, when Carmelo Anthony welcomed a select group of writers inside his renovated Terminal 23 gym in New York City for the release of his Jordan Melo M11 sneaker, he made ...

    Jared Zwerling Written by Jared Zwerling about 5 months ago 47,147 reads 19 comments

  10. 2014-15 NBA Power Rankings as Season's 2nd Half Begins

    The second half of the 2014-15 NBA season is off to what might be best described as an intriguing start. The Atlanta Hawks and Golden State Warriors are still flying high...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 5 months ago 511,346 reads 819 comments

  11. How the NFL Can Make the Pro Bowl Relevant

    The Pro Bowl has its draft now. We suppose that adds something, if only because there was no place to go but up. Clearly, the Pro Bowl still lacks something for fans. It doesn't have a winner...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 5 months ago 40,700 reads 131 comments

  12. NBA All-Star Game 2015: Biggest Snubs and Surprises from Fan Voting

    If you can't find a reason to complain about the fan-selected starters for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game , you're just not trying. The league released the results of fan voting on Jan...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 6 months ago 241,788 reads 431 comments

  13. How Bob Huggins Has Made West Virginia College Basketball's Biggest Surprise

    Bob Huggins sought out an old friend this summer at the LeBron James Skills Academy. Based on the roster Huggs had put together, he decided this offseason that he wanted to employ ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 6 months ago 26,418 reads 33 comments

  14. Super Bowl XLIX: Burning Questions for the NFL's Championship Game

    Burning questions for the Super Bowl can come in many different forms. There might not be a question that has burned future Hall of Famer Tom Brady more in his NFL career than "You mad, bro?"...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 6 months ago 31,101 reads 130 comments

  15. 10 Storylines That Will Make You Love (and Hate) Super Bowl XLIX

    Two weeks until the NFL crowns its champion, which means 14 exhausting days of the most overhyped event on the world's annual calendar. Don't get us wrong, the Super Bowl is a tremendous show...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 6 months ago 183,965 reads 602 comments

  16. 2015 Super Bowl: An Early Guide to NFL's Championship Game

    For the first time since Tom Brady and the New England Patriots won three out of four Super Bowls, an NFL team may defend the Lombardi Trophy...

    Ty Schalter Written by Ty Schalter about 6 months ago 110,002 reads 407 comments

  17. NFL Divisional Playoff Picks: Paths to Victory for 4 Road Underdogs

    Divisional-round game previews are a little different, because divisional-round games are different. Four clear favorites are facing four road underdogs in critical games. By definition, the storylines are preordained...

    Mike Tanier Written by Mike Tanier about 6 months ago 96,700 reads 232 comments

  18. 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 7 months ago 147,357 reads 69 comments

  19. 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 7 months ago 174,006 reads 88 comments

  20. 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 7 months ago 153,821 reads 411 comments

  21. 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 7 months ago 34,669 reads 30 comments

  22. 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 7 months ago 149,810 reads 316 comments

  23. 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 7 months ago 96,287 reads 89 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 76,989 reads 213 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 73,051 reads 978 comments