1. Breaking Down Each Toronto Maple Leafs Defensive Pairing in 2014-15

    While there were no big splashes in terms of trades or offseason free-agent signings in Toronto, the Maple Leafs ' defensive pairings will be noticeably different from 2013-14...

    James Onusko Written by James Onusko about 3 days ago 4,664 reads 25 comments

  2. First World Problems: Football Edition

    We all complain about First World problems. Drink tap water? Come on, we only drink the filtered stuff. No Internet on the airplane? What is this, 1995? And when it comes to ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 3 days ago 40,828 reads 13 comments

  3. Who Will Be the Surprise NBA Rookie of the 2014-15 Class?

    Every NBA rookie who's outside the top tier would love to burst onto the scene and surprise us, but only a small handful have the wherewithal to make it happen. In 2013, we saw No...

    Daniel O'Brien Written by Daniel O'Brien about 3 days ago 34,822 reads 82 comments

  4. Biggest Hits in World Rugby for Week of August 18-24

    Both the Rugby Championship and ITM Cup competitions continued their rampages in front of the rugby spotlight this weekend as the sport's attentions remain fixed on matters south of the equator...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 3 days ago 1,577 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 2014 MLB Pennant Race X-Factors with 1 Month to Go

    The baseball season is a grind. As the 2014 MLB pennant race hits the stretch drive, it's not just about which teams are playing the best, but also about which teams stay the healthiest...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 3 days ago 28,722 reads 76 comments

  6. New York Jets: What We've Learned Through Week 3 of Preseason

    With just one exhibition game left, we know just about everything there is to know about the top half of the New York Jets ' roster as the team prepares for Week 1...

    Ryan Alfieri Written by Ryan Alfieri about 3 days ago 7,313 reads 22 comments

  7. Fantasy Football 2014: Defense Rankings, Riser, Faller, Sleepers and Risks

    Fantasy is just not reality. Defense wins championships in real life, as the Seattle Seahawks showed, but in fantasy, it is an afterthought from week to week. That doesn't mean the position doesn't warrant your attention before draft day...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 3 days ago 80,169 reads 32 comments

  8. Green Bay Packers: What We've Learned Through Week 3 of Preseason

    The Green Bay Packers handled their business against the Oakland Raiders in Week 3 of the preseason. Even though the final score was 31-21 in the Packers favor, the game wasn't nearly as close as the score might suggest...

    Matt Stein Written by Matt Stein about 3 days ago 14,059 reads 45 comments

  9. New England Patriots: What We've Learned Through Week 3 of Preseason

    The New England Patriots had taken a measured approach to their first two preseason games, choosing to focus on joint practice with the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles more than the games themselves...

    James Christensen Written by James Christensen about 3 days ago 9,842 reads 15 comments

  10. Stock Up, Stock Down for Dodgers' Top 10 Prospects for Week 22

    With the minor league baseball season winding down, big league clubs will soon be calling up their top prospects for a September audition...

    Nick Ostiller Written by Nick Ostiller about 3 days ago 4,400 reads 11 comments

  11. Winners and Losers from MLS Matches from August 22-24

    In an electric and surprising set of games this weekend, Major League Soccer did not disappoint the fans of the league—unless you're a fan of Chicago and wanted Jermaine Jones...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 days ago 1,913 reads 2 comments

  12. MLS Team of the Week for Matches from August 22-24

    If you turned away from a Major League Soccer game for just one second this weekend, you may have missed something. The latest round of MLS action saw all the big stars shine on a weekend when spectacular goals were a regular occurrence...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 3 days ago 1,180 reads 2 comments

  13. Benson Henderson and the 5 Best Fighters Fans Love to Hate

    Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet probably gets you a ticket into the UFC. Being one of the best mixed martial artists on the face of the planet doesn't make you an automatic qualifier as a fan favorite, though...

    Kristian Ibarra Written by Kristian Ibarra about 3 days ago 12,946 reads 70 comments

  14. NFL Power Rankings: Where Does Every Team Stand Heading into Preseason Week 4?

    Week 3 of the NFL preseason is a dress rehearsal for the regular season, which means it's the most important week before the games start to matter...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 3 days ago 424,879 reads 752 comments

  15. Winners and Losers from Liga MX Week 6

    For the first time in the tournament, America didn't win and instead left with a scoreless draw with Chiapas. Atlas also failed to win, and is now third in the general table...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 3 days ago 1,618 reads 3 comments

  16. 4 Transfer Deadline-Day Possibilities for Arsenal

    There are less than 10 days until the transfer window closes, and Arsenal should still be active. As we all know by now, the Gunners are short a central defender, and they could also use a defensive midfielder and striker...

    Charlie Melman Written by Charlie Melman about 3 days ago 23,533 reads 34 comments

  17. 5 Biggest Blunders in World Football from Weekend of August 22-24

    Another weekend of action has passed us by, with competitive games for 2014-15 now firmly on the cards in every major league...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 39,629 reads 9 comments

  18. Stock Up, Stock Down for Atlanta Braves' Top 10 Prospects for Week 21

    With the fifth-best run differential in the National League , it may be assumed that the Atlanta Braves are primed for the playoffs this last week of August. However, losers of two in a row, Atlanta sits a distant eight games back in the NL East...

    Todd Salem Written by Todd Salem about 3 days ago 2,708 reads 0 comments

  19. Top 10 Storylines Ahead of the 2014 US Open

    The 2014 U.S. Open has arrived, headlined by Roger Federer and Serena Williams . Both are chasing a major-tournament win for the 18th time in their illustrious careers. Of course, world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 3 days ago 5,791 reads 37 comments

  20. Messi's Magic and the 10 Best Golazos from World Football This Weekend

    Barcelona may have faced Elche with only 10 men in the second half of their La Liga encounter on Sunday, but they compensated with their secret weapon: an in-form Leo Messi...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 3 days ago 15,972 reads 10 comments

  21. Hottest Transfer Rumour for Every Premier League Club for Week of August 18-24

    Moving toward the last week of the summer transfer window, plenty of rumours continue to surround the biggest clubs in the Premier League as they put the final touches on their squads...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 12,015 reads 17 comments

  22. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Lewis Hamilton, Nico Rosberg and More

    War has been declared at Mercedes, it seems, after the dramatic clash between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg in the early stages of the Belgian Grand Prix ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 3 days ago 5,073 reads 7 comments

  23. FedEx Cup 2014 Odds: Updated Outlook Following the Barclays

    With The Barclays wrapped up, the FedEx Cup 2014 marches on to the Deutsche Bank Championship. Playoff events net big points for those in the FedEx Cup standings...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 3 days ago 4,449 reads 0 comments

  24. 2014 FedEx Cup Playoffs: Winners and Losers from the Barclays

    Part of what makes the FedEx Cup playoffs such a draw is keeping the best players on the course at a time they might otherwise take some time off. Pay them and they will show...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 3 days ago 6,670 reads 2 comments

  25. 5 Players Real Madrid Could Add to Squad After Expected Angel Di Maria Transfer

    Real Madrid look set to sell Angel Di Maria to Premier League side Manchester United for a British record fee of over £60 million—perhaps as high as £75 million—according to Simon Stone of BBC Sport ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 24,226 reads 42 comments