1. Bleacher Report Boxing's Updated Pound-for-Pound Rankings

    Perhaps boxing's most controversial topic these days is who should sit atop the mythical pound-for-pound rankings. Since the retirement of Floyd Mayweather Jr., there has been no shortage of capable replacements...

    Kelsey McCarson Written by Kelsey McCarson about 7 days ago 8,952 reads 39 comments

  2. 10 Sports Rivalries Poised to Gain Steam

    Some sports rivalries never go out of style, prompting fans of each side to circle the calendar for each anticipated matchup. Most feuds, however, need the right timing to truly flourish...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 7 days ago 3,528 reads 10 comments

  3. Ranking Every Open College Football Head Coaching Job

    College football's annual coaching carousel has secured its familiar place in the headlines, but top-tier opportunities are limited in 2016...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 7 days ago 19,098 reads 33 comments

  4. NFL1000: Rookie Review from Week 12

    It's not easy to be a first-year cornerback in the NFL . Rookies at the position have to deal with receivers more gifted and developed than any they've faced, and offensive game ...

    Doug Farrar Written by Doug Farrar about 7 days ago 28,343 reads 28 comments

  5. Early 2016-17 Grades for Every Top 25 NCAA Basketball Team

    The biggest tests are still to come, but through three weeks of the 2016-17 college basketball season there has been enough information to assess just how well teams are doing and what it means for their overall prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 days ago 30,859 reads 10 comments

  6. Ranking the Top Young Snipers in the NHL in 2016-17

    Hockey is a young man's game these days. Looking at the NHL leaderboard this season will suggest there is a lot of truth to that statement...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 8 days ago 12,983 reads 35 comments

  7. Ranking the Top Performances in 'Space Jam'

    Twenty years after its release, Space Jam still stands tall as a cultural phenomenon. The film holds such powerful sway that Barack Obama jokingly referred to Michael Jordan as ...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 8 days ago 1,383 reads 1 comments

  8. Did These Teams and Players 'Cheat to Win?'

    Lewis Hamilton slowed down on purpose despite leading the Formula One finale and despite directives from team officials to speed up. If other drivers were able to catch up to Nico Rosberg , then perhaps Hamilton could win the race and the championship...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 8 days ago 7,289 reads 4 comments

  9. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Dec. 1

    On a hobbled leg and in the mouth of a monster, Tye Dillinger made the most emphatic of statements—he's ready to shift from WWE NXT prospect to main-roster Superstar...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 8 days ago 14,254 reads 27 comments

  10. NFL1000: Ranking the Top 1,000 Players from Week 12

    We have some specialization at the top of this week’s NFL1000—three pass-rushers from the AFC West lead our player rankings for Week 12. And it’s hard to argue against any of them...

    Doug Farrar Written by Doug Farrar about 8 days ago 104,183 reads 144 comments

  11. The Biggest Early-Season Concern Facing Each NBA Team

    More NBA basketball has been played than you think. Believe it or not, the 2016-17 campaign is around one-quarter of the way gone...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 8 days ago 51,201 reads 83 comments

  12. MLB's Top Prospects Ready to Make Waves in 2016 Winter Ball

    The MLB regular season is long over and the Arizona Fall League recently wrapped up, but there's still baseball being played in the Caribbean as a number of prospects and fringe veterans are working hard in the various winter leagues...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 8 days ago 5,070 reads 2 comments

  13. Bernard Hopkins Bows Out in 10 Fights to Watch in the Month of December

    December is upon us, offering the chance for a period of reflection before we welcome in a new year full of hope and expectation...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 8 days ago 3,859 reads 20 comments

  14. Whatever Happened To…? '90s Sports Icons Edition

    The great Negro League baseball pitcher Satchel Paige once advised, "Don't look back. Something might be gaining on you." But that doesn't mean fans can't look back at some former superstars and wonder, "Hey, what happened to...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 8 days ago 55,809 reads 66 comments

  15. CBB Freshmen We Were Wrong About Early in 2016-17 Season

    Despite years of watching grassroots high school hoops and showcase AAU events, there are always freshmen in college basketball who defy the expectations scouts had for them...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 9 days ago 9,970 reads 12 comments

  16. Elite High School Basketball Teams to Watch During the 2016-17 Season

    With the high school basketball season really getting in the full swing of things, it's time to take a look at some of the best teams in the country to follow this season...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 9 days ago 150 reads 0 comments

  17. Ranking the 10 Hardest Slap Shots in NHL History

    Goalies are so good in the NHL today that rare is the occasion when they are ever beaten cleanly on an unobstructed slap shot. Gone, mostly, are the days when wingers would come down the wall, wind up with a big slap shot and see it go in...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 days ago 31,031 reads 42 comments

  18. 10 Reasons Why 'Space Jam' Is Still Amazing 20 Years Later

    Twenty years ago, we were introduced to one of the greatest movies, nay, one of the greatest pieces of art the world has ever been given. Space Jam . At least that's what 12-year-old me thought at the time...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 9 days ago 1,422 reads 1 comments

  19. What's the Comfort Level for Fantasy Studs Heading into Week 13?

    Another week of NFL action has passed, with another on the horizon. For those of you living in a fantasy football world, this means it's time for some difficult roster decisions...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 9 days ago 227 reads 0 comments

  20. Power Ranking Every 2016 Pac-12 Football Team

    The 2016 regular season is in the books, and all that's left to do in the Pac-12 is crown a champion. That will happen on Friday night in Santa Clara, California, when North Division winner Washington takes on South champion Colorado...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 days ago 11,118 reads 68 comments

  21. 10 College Basketball Teams That Need to Sound the Early-Season Alarm

    It's foolhardy to draw too many conclusions from the first few weeks of the college basketball season. Teams are still developing their identity and putting the pieces together so they will be ready for conference play and beyond...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 9 days ago 10,080 reads 16 comments

  22. Chris Simms' All-22 Team for NFL Week 12

    Can you name the only Texas Longhorn drafted in 2016? It's Hassan Ridgeway. If you answered correctly, you're either wearing burnt orange, or you have Google as your default browser...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 9 days ago 14,155 reads 45 comments

  23. Ranking President Obama's 20 Best Sports Jokes

    Regardless of politics, Barack Obama has been a great president for sports fans, right? He played pickup basketball with LeBron James, golfed with Stephen Curry and advocated for a playoff in college football...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 days ago 52,336 reads 82 comments

  24. Best Sports Stuff Right Now: Flopping, LeBron the Buckeye and Cleat Week!

    Cleat Week descends upon the sporting world to help shake off food comas from Thanksgiving feasts during some of the best football of the year. The march to December and beyond is looking like an exciting time...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 9 days ago 6,682 reads 5 comments

  25. 2017 NFL Mock Draft: Matt Miller's Homestretch Predictions

    Malik Hooker and Mike McGlinchey are out—for now. Deshaun Watson and Mike Williams are in. The 2017 NFL draft class is starting to take shape in terms of which players will or won't be available...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 9 days ago 139,630 reads 200 comments