1. WWE NXT Big Board: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis for January 23

    The chase for the No. 1 contender's spot saw a number of WWE NXT prospects exhibit promise and hint at the height of their ceilings. Hideo Itami had his best effort at WWE developmental to date...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 2 days ago 10,155 reads 18 comments

  2. College Football Teams in Dire Need of a Facilities Upgrade

    College football isn't always about the plays and the players. Success comes from a variety of factors, including an area that some major programs still lag far behind in: facilities...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 days ago 27,380 reads 43 comments

  3. 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 2 days ago 235,468 reads 680 comments

  4. WWE Royal Rumble 2015: Breaking Down the Rumble Match

    Sunday will see WWE will present the 28th installment of the Royal Rumble, which is a widely considered to be the second-biggest pay-per-view of the year...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 2 days ago 18,531 reads 74 comments

  5. The Most Fun Awful Teams in Sports History

    It's often said that sports aren't all about winning and losing but about having fun as well. The problem, though, is that loss and fun are almost always conflicting, mutually exclusive notions...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 2 days ago 12,289 reads 11 comments

  6. The 25 Best Nonconference Clashes on the 2015 College Football Schedule

    The first College Football Playoff National Championship is in the books. National signing day is still nearly two weeks away, and the beginning of the 2015 college football regular season looks like just a speck on the horizon...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 2 days ago 17,643 reads 44 comments

  7. Highs and Lows Only Chicago Sports Fans Would Understand

    Chicago is a unique sports town, and as such, there are certain ups and downs that only sports fans from the Second City would understand. Chicago is where Michael Jordan won his championships and solidified his immortality...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 2 days ago 24,524 reads 92 comments

  8. 'Great' Sports Teams That Kept Coming Up Short

    Sports can be absolutely relentless—on both players and fans. Just when you think a team is as solid and blessed with talent as any in the league, they end up getting beaten by an opponent who was just better on that given day...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 2 days ago 21,480 reads 97 comments

  9. San Diego Padres' Top 10 Prospects for 2015

    If case you haven’t been paying attention, the San Diego Padres and first-time general manager A.J. Preller have been busy this offseason...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 2 days ago 6,188 reads 4 comments

  10. CFB Recruiting 200: Top 13 Outside Linebackers

    After thorough study using specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report recruiting analysts Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top 200 players in the 247Sports Composite Rankings and provided in-depth analysis...

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  11. The Beaten Path: 5 Lightweights the UFC Should Sign Now

    We let off last time with the welterweights. Now, the "Prospects the UFC Should Sign" series moves onto the lightweight division. The lightweight division is a shark tank that is stacked with talent from top to bottom...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 2 days ago 5,884 reads 5 comments

  12. Top Seeds Showing Worrying Signs in Week 1 at the 2015 Australian Open

    The “seed” is on the one hand a badge of honor, but it’s also a target. The lower the number the bigger the target. Those lower-ranked players come in with no pressure...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 2 days ago 4,166 reads 12 comments

  13. Liverpool vs. Bolton Wanderers: Issues and Decisions That Can Shape FA Cup Game

    Liverpool welcome Bolton Wanderers to Anfield on Saturday evening in FA Cup action, and both sides will be confident of a result...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 2 days ago 3,794 reads 10 comments

  14. 25 Hugely Controversial Moments in World Cricket History

    Cricket is not always such a gentlemanly game, with players, coaches and others often getting involved in unsavoury incidents that do not show the sport or themselves in a good light...

    Chris Teale Written by Chris Teale about 2 days ago 3,323 reads 3 comments

  15. Ranking the 5 Most Underrated Mets Prospects Heading into 2015

    Over the past few years, the New York Mets have done a very good job developing a great minor league farm system to build upon for the future...

    Shale Briskin Written by Shale Briskin about 2 days ago 6,443 reads 8 comments

  16. Ranking the 18 Bundesliga Teams on Their Defensive Strength

    The Bundesliga may be renowned for its fast-paced, attacking football but there is plenty to admire within the German top division form the point of view of a fan who prefers defensive football...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 2 days ago 4,223 reads 11 comments

  17. Phil Davis and 5 Fighters Who Need to Impress in 2015

    Sticking out like a sore thumb is a good thing when it comes to competitive mixed martial arts. Whether triggered by highlight-reel finishes or memorable mic work, fighters aim to impress these days...

    Dan Hiergesell Written by Dan Hiergesell about 3 days ago 3,323 reads 8 comments

  18. 20 Most Disappointing Players of the 2014/15 Premier League Season so Far

    Whether it's because our expectations of them are too high or because they ultimately just aren't very good, Premier League footballers often have a tendency to disappoint us...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 2 days ago 25,351 reads 58 comments

  19. 5 Controversial F1 Moments

    Today is the 33rd anniversary of the 1982 South African Grand Prix , which was nearly cancelled due to a strike by the Grand Prix Drivers' Association...

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  20. Midseason Rankings for College Basketball's Player of the Year in 2014-15 Season

    We're nearly three months deep into the college basketball season, and much like everyone thought in the preseason, Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Wisconsin's Frank Kaminsky pace the Player of the Year race...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 days ago 54,278 reads 143 comments

  21. 3 Mistakes the Chicago Bears Can't Afford to Make This Offseason

    The new year has been pretty hectic so far for the Chicago Bears. Numerous changes have taken place within the walls of Halas Halls...

    Bear  Heiser Written by Bear Heiser about 2 days ago 20,149 reads 94 comments

  22. 15 USA Players to Watch out for in 2015

    The next 12 months represent a crucial period in the careers of many players in the United States men's national team talent pool...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 2 days ago 6,173 reads 6 comments

  23. College Basketball Teams Most Likely to Stay Undefeated in Conference Play

    Kentucky might go undefeated this season, but the Wildcats are not the most likely team to finish the year without a conference loss. Over the past decade, an average of exactly two teams per season have finished with undefeated conference records...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 days ago 6,525 reads 13 comments

  24. LSU Football: 5 Things That Must Change for the Tigers to Improve in 2015

    LSU fans are not pleased, and head coach Les Miles knows it. The Tigers went 8-5 last season, which was the first time they failed to win at least 10 games in a season since 2009...

    Carter Bryant Written by Carter Bryant about 2 days ago 6,371 reads 13 comments

  25. Power Ranking Middleweight Contenders' Chances vs. Chris Weidman

    We're about 18 months into the new era of middleweight champion Chris Weidman . Ever since that historic night inside of the MGM Grand Garden Arena at UFC 162, the world has begun familiarizing itself with this new breed...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 2 days ago 8,581 reads 51 comments