1. 10 of the Biggest Pre-Season Friendlies to Look Forward To

    The transfers are being made and the excitement is building, but before we get to start the 2015/16 season in Europe, we've got to get through pre-season...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 5,894 reads 4 comments

  2. 5 Best Value Free Agents for Toronto Raptors to Pursue in 2015 NBA Free Agency

    With the NBA salary cap set to soar to nearly $90 million for the 2016-17 season, teams are beginning to take those numbers into account when handing out offers to players this summer, throwing senseless amounts of money at whoever is available...

    Christopher  Walder Written by Christopher Walder about 5 days ago 28,359 reads 28 comments

  3. 2015 NHL Free Agency: Ranking the Best Value Signings So Far

    Last summer, Devan Dubnyk's career was at an all-time low. He'd bounced from team to team, posting the worst numbers of his career, and he had gone from incumbent No. 1 NHL goalie to the minor leagues...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 days ago 23,661 reads 17 comments

  4. 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship: Stock Watch

    The UEFA European Under-21 Championship concluded on Tuesday, when Sweden edged out Portugal on penalties to lift the trophy...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 5 days ago 4,370 reads 7 comments

  5. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Most Likely to Make All-ACC Team

    For a team that went on to win the national title, Duke wasn't particularly well represented on the All-ACC Team this past season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 days ago 8,105 reads 22 comments

  6. Top 5 San Francisco 49ers Entering Crucial Contract Seasons in 2015

    One player on the San Francisco 49ers entering a crucial contract season is 40-year old kicker Phil Dawson. Dawson is one of the most accurate field-goal kickers ever. His 84...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 5 days ago 5,919 reads 6 comments

  7. San Francisco 49ers Players Most Likely to Be Cut Before Start of 2015 Season

    The San Francisco 49ers, like every NFL team, will have difficult roster decisions to make at the end of preseason...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 5 days ago 21,200 reads 31 comments

  8. 5 Things Tiger Woods Needs to Do to Make the Cut at the Greenbrier Classic

    Tiger Woods has only teed it up at the Greenbrier Classic once since the tournament's inception in 2010, missing the cut in 2012. In order to avoid the same outcome this year, Woods will have to do five key things...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 5 days ago 2,375 reads 0 comments

  9. The Ashes 2015: 10 Reasons to Be Excited About the England vs. Australia Series

    The start of the Ashes is just a few days away, and anticipation is building ahead of England’s Test series against Australia. It is sure to be a tough series between two closely matched teams...

    Chris Teale Written by Chris Teale about 5 days ago 1,592 reads 2 comments

  10. British Pound-for-Pound Rankings After the 1st Half of 2015

    With the month of June now over, it is time to revisit—and revise—our British boxing rankings at the halfway stage of the year. Since publishing the top 10 for the first quarter of 2015, much has changed in the landscape of the sport...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 5 days ago 5,035 reads 28 comments

  11. 9 Players with Most to Prove at 2015 NBA Summer League

    Nearly everyone has something to prove in the 2015 NBA summer league. Each competitor is trying to improve his stock and earn a roster spot or bigger role entering the new season...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 5 days ago 30,164 reads 61 comments

  12. The Opening 2015: Each Top-25 Class' Most Important Target at Beaverton

    The massive high school football showcase known as The Opening is on tap for July 5-10 at Nike's world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon, where hundreds of top prospects from the 2016 ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 days ago 83,370 reads 112 comments

  13. College Basketball Coaches Who Have Taken the Longest Paths to Success

    There is only one William Francis Ryan Jr. You may know him better as Bo. And the Wisconsin head coach won't be around much longer, as he announced his intentions to retire after ...

    Jason Franchuk Written by Jason Franchuk about 5 days ago 21,107 reads 14 comments

  14. Ranking Priciest NHL Big 3s After Maple Leafs Trade Phil Kessel to Penguins

    One of the biggest moves on the first day of the NHL 's annual free-agent frenzy was not a signing but a trade...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 5 days ago 45,986 reads 74 comments

  15. PGA Golfers Who Have Been Dominant in Specific Tournaments

    We all understand the value of personal comforts: home-cooked meals, sleeping in our own bed after a long business trip, stopping whatever we’re doing to watch Caddyshack if it’s on TV...

    Joe Steigmeyer Written by Joe Steigmeyer about 5 days ago 851 reads 0 comments

  16. The Most Effective Starting Rotations in MLB This Season

    It's been said that pitching wins championships, but that adage isn't quite right. While baseball is a team sport and relief pitchers have their place, a team without an effective ...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 5 days ago 38,515 reads 108 comments

  17. Under-the-Radar MLB Acquisitions Proving to Be X-Factors

    On a yearly basis, it's the high-priced free-agent signings and blockbuster trades that rule baseball's offseason, not the secondary and tertiary moves that barely register a blip on the radar...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 6 days ago 13,997 reads 30 comments

  18. Ranking the Greatest Champions in Wimbledon History

    Roger Federer is shooting for his eighth Wimbledon title this year. Serena Williams is going for her sixth. With those credentials, they belong in the discussion regarding the greatest Wimbledon champions...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 6 days ago 10,890 reads 45 comments

  19. The Opening 2015: 10 Sleeper Recruits to Watch in Beaverton

    Each year, blue-chip prospects flock to The Opening, the elite recruiting showcase at Nike's headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Most of the invitees to the event sport 5- or 4-star ratings and amass long offer sheets...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 6 days ago 61,436 reads 30 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Most Iconic Bouts in Boxing History

    A ranking of the 10 most iconic boxing matches of all time is not the same as a roll call of the 10 greatest. Some of the fights on this list were not even particularly good, let alone great...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 days ago 33,334 reads 27 comments

  21. 5 Star Names from the European U21 Championships Top Clubs Should Be Looking at

    The Under-21 European Championships are over, and before too long we'll be back among the weekly fun and games of domestic football. But before all that, we have a whole summer of transfer activity to dig through...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 6 days ago 5,029 reads 6 comments

  22. Who's Hot, Who's Not on the PGA Tour

    So you're a golfer on the PGA Tour, and maybe you have $3 million allegedly on your Whirlpool's spin cycle, or maybe you just won the U.S. Open for your second consecutive major...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 6 days ago 1,346 reads 0 comments

  23. 14 Super-Obvious Sports Humblebrags

    The humblebrag is not dead—it's just usually more well-disguised. Not for these 14 sports figures, though. One of the worst things about humblebrags is their regular confusion with just straight-up, outright brags...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 days ago 9,571 reads 10 comments

  24. Ranking Bayern Munich's 2014 Transfer Window Signings on Last Season's Efforts

    The summer transfer window is underway at Germany's biggest club, as Bayern Munich have already begun their pre-season shopping with the acquisition of Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk (h/t Shakhtar's official site )...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 6 days ago 4,227 reads 7 comments

  25. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Jacksonville Jaguars Rookie

    Rookies bring an annual freshness to every squad, a fact especially true for the Jacksonville Jaguars . The team has been one of the youngest in the NFL for the past couple of years, and this year's additions may be the best yet...

    Evan Reier Written by Evan Reier about 6 days ago 3,843 reads 8 comments