1. NBA Power Rankings: Kyrie Irving, Red-Hot Boston Celtics Continue to Rise

    A few early high-fliers returned to Earth this past week, which offered some welcome clarity in the latest edition of NBA power rankings...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  2. The 'Ball Don't Lie' Non-Stars: Who Are the NBA's Worst Free-Throw Shooters?

    You know the NBA 's "Ball Don't Lie" non-stars when you see them. They trudge toward the free-throw line with deer-in-headlights terror showing through feigned confidence. They take so many deep breaths you think they might faint...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 12 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  3. The Biggest Storylines from the Opening Month of the NHL Season

    One month into the 2017-18 NHL season, several intriguing storylines have emerged. From Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price 's surprisingly poor start to the impressive ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  4. WWE '30 for 30' Specials ESPN Should Make After Ric Flair's 'Nature Boy'

    The WWE world is one rich with stories perfect for exploring, examining and celebrating via ESPN's 30 for 30. The sports network has already done that with the life and career of Hall of Famer Ric Flair...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  5. Biggest Concerns for LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers Through 3 Weeks

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are off to a, ahem, less than ideal start to the 2017-18 campaign. A 5-6 record with losses to some of the NBA 's bottom-feeders, combined with the league's ...

    Greg Swartz Written by Greg Swartz about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  6. Fantasy Basketball Waiver-Wire Adds You Need to Jump on Immediately

    If you're lucky, your fantasy basketball team features LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo , Stephen Curry , James Harden , Anthony Davis, Kristaps Porzingis , Kyrie Irving , DeMarcus Cousins and a bunch of other superstars...

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  7. 1 Trade Every Fringe NBA Playoff Team Should Already Be Considering

    Almost every NBA team is already chasing a trade. That's how the business works. Squads are always looking to improve their immediate chances or, in some cases, sell off unwanted assets...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  8. Mission Impossible: The NFL's Biggest Matchup Nightmares

    Football is the ultimate team sport, but it's a game compromised of dozens of minigames . Those are better known as matchups , and the more matchups you win, the better off you are as a team...

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  9. Porzingis 2.0? The Next Giannis? NBA Scouts Predict the League's Next Unicorn

    2017 will be known as the year of the unicorn. Giannis Antetokounmpo and Kristaps Porzingis , NBA big men with unusual versatility, lead the league in scoring...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 13 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  10. Ranking the 25 Most Desirable Season Tickets to Have in World Football

    Imagine you were given a teleportation device and a simple decision: You can have a season ticket for a club of your choice for the rest of the campaign...

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  11. Predicting the Biggest Breakout Players for 2nd Half of the NFL Season

    It happens every year in the National Football League. Many players take steps forward as a season progresses. Some are small. Others are massive leaps that thrust players into stardom...

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  12. NBA Rumors: BS Meter on Jahlil Okafor, Luol Deng and Other Hot Topics

    Have you heard of this thing called the 24-hour NBA news cycle? It's an offshoot of the larger 24-hour "news of any kind" cycle, and as you may have guessed, it never stops...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 25 Players for the 2017-18 College Basketball Season

    Miles Bridges is No. 1 on Bleacher Report's list of the top 25 men's basketball players heading into the 2017-18 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  14. Heisman Trophy 2017: Ranking the Top 10 Candidates Ahead of Week 11

    Not only did Week 10's upsets alter college football's Top 25, the chaos also altered the outlook of the Heisman Trophy rankings. Baker Mayfield unleashed a legendary performance in the Bedlam rivalry, rocketing to the pinnacle of the watch list...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  15. How Every NBA Contender's Season Could Crash and Burn

    Pessimism is really just another form of disaster preparedness. If your outlook on the world skews gloomy, you've already spent mental energy anticipating the worst. So at least you won't be surprised when the storm clouds darken the horizon...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. College Football Playoff 2017: Predicting Final Four After Week 11 Rankings

    The College Football Playoff Selection Committee released its second rankings, which look identical to the first within the Top Four. After each program recorded a victory on Saturday, there's no surprise or debate about those spots...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 14 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. NFL1000: Doug Farrar's Week 10 QB Rankings

    The NFL is no longer in the middle of a young-quarterback crisis. The new blood we worried wouldn't follow Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck ? We were wrong...

    Doug Farrar Written by Doug Farrar about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  18. 5 Starting Lineups That Would Struggle vs. Golden State Warriors Bench

    It's easy to get blinded by the Golden State Warriors ' historic star power and forget just how overloaded their second unit really is. The bench mob is a unique force all its own...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Sound the Alarm! NBA Teams Already Hitting the Panic Button

    Friends don't let friends fall into the trap of thinking they're not allowed to worry about their favorite NBA team just yet. The season is still young. Playoff berths aren't secured in November...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Metrics 101: Who Are the NBA's Best Sidekicks?

    Serving as an NBA sidekick isn't a bad thing. Not everyone can be LeBron James or Giannis Antetokounmpo. Precious few players are capable of contributing quite like Stephen Curry , Kyrie Irving , Russell Westbrook or Damian Lillard ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Power Rankings Week 10: Latest 2017 Standings and Reaction for All 32 Teams

    The Washington Redskins' victory over the Seattle Seahawks provided the biggest surprise in Week 9, which caused a few shifts in the Week 10 power rankings...

    Maurice Moton Written by Maurice Moton about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 11

    Another international break? Are you kidding? We were only just getting started after the last one! Fortunately, this is the final one of 2017, meaning from the next version of the EPL100 onward, we'll be uninterrupted for three months...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Ranking the Hottest Goaltenders in the NHL in 2017-18

    The early stages of the 2017-18 NHL season have featured plenty of scoring—and not just when the Tampa Bay Lightning are banging in nearly four goals per game...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 15 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Week 10?

    As we enter the second half of the NFL season, we're seeing the top-tier teams beginning to pull away. One thing all of these top teams have in common is at least one facet of the game that is elite...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 16 days ago 1 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 WWE vs. NJPW Dream Matches After Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega Announcement

    Chris Jericho vs. Kenny Omega is happening in a most unexpected overlap of two worlds— WWE vs. New Japan Pro Wrestling . Omega held off his latest foe at NJPW's Power Struggle event Sunday...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 16 days ago 1 reads 0 comments