1. 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 31,105 reads 130 comments

  2. 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 183,979 reads 602 comments

  3. 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 110,017 reads 407 comments

  4. 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 7 months ago 96,703 reads 232 comments

  5. 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 147,363 reads 69 comments

  6. 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 months ago 174,023 reads 88 comments

  7. 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 8 months ago 153,825 reads 411 comments

  8. 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 8 months ago 34,677 reads 30 comments

  9. 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 8 months ago 149,882 reads 316 comments

  10. 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 8 months ago 96,294 reads 89 comments

  11. 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 8 months ago 77,007 reads 213 comments

  12. 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 8 months ago 73,065 reads 978 comments

  13. 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 8 months ago 36,863 reads 57 comments

  14. 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 8 months ago 47,767 reads 89 comments

  15. 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 8 months ago 92,554 reads 101 comments

  16. 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 8 months ago 268,800 reads 565 comments

  17. 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 8 months ago 92,886 reads 92 comments

  18. 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 8 months ago 40,838 reads 95 comments

  19. 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 8 months ago 71,943 reads 247 comments

  20. 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 8 months ago 64,191 reads 221 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 69,917 reads 95 comments

  22. 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 9 months ago 92,487 reads 118 comments

  23. 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 9 months ago 140,348 reads 198 comments

  24. 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 9 months ago 123,504 reads 363 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 49,853 reads 229 comments