1. MLB Teams That Blew It at the 2015 Waiver Trade Deadline

    The 2015 MLB waiver trade deadline provided contending clubs with a last chance to find the elusive missing pieces they need. Some teams made great use of the opportunity...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 19 hours ago 28,605 reads 29 comments

  2. Do's and Don'ts of Catching a Foul Ball

    Baseball players get paid millions to catch foul balls, which means there isn’t a substantial list of do’s and don’ts to consider. When catching the ball impacts both personal stats and the outcome of a game, "do" is the only option...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 13 hours ago 2,560 reads 1 comments

  3. Updated Look at Defensive Rookie-of-the-Year Candidates After Preseason Week 3

    Every year new stars are born. While retiring or aging veterans slowly start to step away from the limelight, the league's youth are as strong as they have ever been. As far as pure athleticism is concerned, the league gets better every year...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 21 hours ago 17,052 reads 39 comments

  4. San Francisco 49ers Preseason: Week 4 Stock Report

    One player on the San Francisco 49ers whose stock is climbing is second-year cornerback Dontae Johnson. His stock was falling after the first preseason game against the Houston Texans ...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 hour ago 2,678 reads 11 comments

  5. Biggest NASCAR Storylines to Watch Ahead of Sprint Cup Series at Darlington

    NASCAR had itself a summer vacation prior to the final two races of the regular season, and who else should welcome them back than the “Lady in the Black?” Darlington ...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 3 hours ago 87 reads 0 comments

  6. Each NBA Team's Most Balanced Player

    Every team in the league needs that one guy that does a little bit of everything. Sometimes it's a big man who hedges on ball screens and dives with vigor to the rim after setting them himself...

    Tyler Condit Written by Tyler Condit about 6 hours ago 254 reads 19 comments

  7. Tailgating Do's and Don'ts

    If there's one tradition that every sports fan loves, it's tailgating. Arriving to a parking lot early on game day, firing up the grill, slamming way too many beers, tossing around ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 7 hours ago 28 reads 0 comments

  8. Ranking the Most Unstable Coaching Jobs in College Basketball

    While some college basketball programs are synonymous with their longtime head coaches (Syracuse and Jim Boeheim, Duke and Mike Krzyzewski or Davidson and Bob McKillop, for example), ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 7 hours ago 16,251 reads 16 comments

  9. Building the All-25-and-Under NBA Team Before 2015-16 Season

    The amount of young talent in the NBA is terrifying. Even without counting players who will turn 26 just before the start of the 2015-16 campaign—here's looking at you, ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 hours ago 59,021 reads 377 comments

  10. 20 Sports Phrases and Cliches That Are Ready for Retirement

    Admittedly, it is challenging to talk or write about sports without using any cliches or popular jargon. Still, some phrases have gotten just irritating enough to warrant retirement...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 hours ago 55 reads 0 comments

  11. MLB September Call-Ups Who Can Shake Up the Playoff Picture

    This MLB season has produced a youth infusion unlike any other in recent memory, with almost every team calling up their top prospects and watching them make an immediate impact...

    Daniel Ferrara Written by Daniel Ferrara about 1 day ago 10,483 reads 21 comments

  12. B/R CFB 250: Top 250 Overall Players in College Football

    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 16 hours ago 50,461 reads 129 comments

  13. Picking an Omitted Rugby World Cup XV

    The die has been cast by the 20 coaches choosing their squads for the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The final squads of 31 have been named with those last few difficult decisions made and players told whether they are on the plane or on the sofa...

    Danny Coyle Written by Danny Coyle about 13 hours ago 844 reads 0 comments

  14. NHL Players with Potential to Score 50 Goals in the 2015-16 Season

    The 50-goal plateau is the most notable annual milestone for NHL scorers. Today's players are hampered by tight-checking defensive systems, which makes the 50-goal realm achievable only for an elite few...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 14 hours ago 14,270 reads 52 comments

  15. College Football Rankings 2015: Power Ranking All 128 Teams for Week 1

    After what seemed like an offseason that would never end, we have finally made it. On Thursday, the 2015 college football season will begin, kicking of several months of nonstop action capped by a playoff-fueled national championship in mid-January...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 hours ago 51,376 reads 201 comments

  16. MLB Playoff Picture: Breaking Down the Most Likely AL and NL Scenarios

    More than one full month remains until we can know anything for sure when it comes to baseball's postseason...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 16 hours ago 47,199 reads 113 comments

  17. La Liga Team of the Week: James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale Star for Real Madrid

    Gameweek 2 in La Liga saw the big three sides all picking up wins, with Barcelona and Atletico Madrid keeping their 100 percent starts going and Real Madrid getting their first victory of the new season...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 hours ago 1,082 reads 2 comments

  18. College Football Week 1 Predictions: Picking Top 25 Games Against the Spread

    It's officially Week 1 of handicapping season, which of course means the return of college football! (Wait…I think I might have had the backward...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 7 hours ago 42,795 reads 142 comments

  19. Bleacher Report's Preseason Week 3 NFL Awards

    Last weekend brought with it dress-rehearsal time across the National Football League. The third week of the preseason means extra action for the starters—often a half or more...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 17 hours ago 79,209 reads 231 comments

  20. Premier League Team of the Week: Howard, Andre Ayew and Sagna Shine

    Welcome to the fourth installment of B/R's Premier League Team of the Week series for 2015-16. We analysed every game to pick out a star XI from the weekend's fixtures, choosing the best players to form a viable formation...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 19 hours ago 9,343 reads 15 comments

  21. MLS Player Rankings: BWP, Bradley Surge; Kljestan, Salinas Debut

    After watching their respective Week 26 matches, it is hard not to talk about the New York Red Bulls and the San Jose Earthquakes in every article written about Major League Soccer...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 hours ago 854 reads 1 comments

  22. San Francisco 49ers: 5 Preseason Positives Heading into Week 4

    Most of the top preseason takeaways for the San Francisco 49ers have been negative. First, the passing game seems awful...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 1 day ago 22,064 reads 50 comments

  23. MLS Power Rankings: Top 5 Undergoes Drastic Change After Week 26

    MLS ' "Rivalry Week" lived up to its billing with three particular matches dominating the headlines. The Seattle Sounders defeated the Portland Timbers, the New York Red Bulls triumphed over D...

    Peter Galindo Written by Peter Galindo about 1 day ago 4,104 reads 8 comments

  24. Upcoming Boxing Fights Most Likely to End in Knockouts

    Few events in sports are more exciting than the knockout. Gennady Golovkin is the hottest fighter in the sport on the strength of stopping 20 straight opponents and 30 out of 33 in his career...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 1 day ago 3,951 reads 9 comments

  25. Complete Preseason 2015 Bowl and College Football Playoff Predictions

    With just a few days before the return of the college football season, fans and analysts everywhere are locking in their preseason picks for the second playoff bracket and conference championships...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 1 day ago 107,785 reads 509 comments