1. Biggest Surprises, Disappointments at 2017 Spring Training Halfway Point

    It's often said that what happens during spring training doesn't matter. And that's sometimes true. Yet it still has the power to surprise. And to disappoint...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 15 days ago 86,548 reads 0 comments

  2. NBA Mock Draft Entering the NCAA Tournament

    With the NCAA tournament field set, a number of NBA prospects will be playing for position in the 2017 draft over the coming weeks. Last year, Syracuse's Malachi Richardson, Gonzaga's Domantas Sabonis, Baylor's Taurean Prince and St...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 15 days ago 172,308 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking Manchester United Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    Manchester United spent big in the summer of 2016. They have already been rewarded for this in small measure by winning the League Cup...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 15 days ago 18,164 reads 0 comments

  4. Bold Predictions for the Rest of the 2016-17 NHL Season

    The stretch run for the 2016-17 NHL season is underway in earnest. All teams are now into the final 15 games of their regular season...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 15 days ago 44,415 reads 0 comments

  5. March Madness 2017 Predictions: Breaking Down Experts' Picks

    If you followed college basketball closely enough this season, the odds are you've seen or read some of what the sport's experts have had to say about which are the best teams in the country...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 60,123 reads 0 comments

  6. NCAA Tournament 2017: Winners and Losers of Day 1

    They don't get nearly as much fanfare as Thursday or Friday's action, but since every game matters in the NCAA tournament, the First Four contests in Dayton, Ohio, deserve their time in the spotlight...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 166,323 reads 0 comments

  7. Ranking the 10 States with the Most Talent in College Football Right Now

    It's no surprise that college football talent is concentrated in a small group of states, rather than evenly spread all over the nation...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 15 days ago 20,349 reads 0 comments

  8. Tournament 2017: Ranking the Most Likely Upsets in Round of 64

    It's the middle of the night. You bolt awake in bed, panic rooted in your chest like a vice grip. "Ahhh!" you begin...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 15 days ago 71,719 reads 0 comments

  9. Ranking the Barcelona Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    Barcelona's up-and-down season has continued in recent weeks, with the incredible comeback in Europe against Paris Saint-Germain being followed up by a disappointing loss to Deportivo La Coruna in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 16 days ago 15,780 reads 0 comments

  10. 2017 NFL Free Agency: Chris Simms' Favorite Signings So Far

    John Harbaugh wanted to know how I thought my first-ever free-agent workout went. The answer? About as good as one could expect from someone who was 45 minutes from a football-related death...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 16 days ago 153,098 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the Chelsea Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    It's not just on the pitch where things are looking up for Chelsea . When the Blues struggled last season—briefly flirting with a relegation battle, despite being Premier League champions—everything about the club changed...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 16 days ago 17,431 reads 0 comments

  12. MLB Metrics 101: The Most Unhittable Pitchers in Baseball

    It's a hard thing to prove, but what they say about hitting a baseball being the hardest thing in sports certainly seems true. Hitting a round ball with a round bat isn't easy. Hitting the ball well is even less easy...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 16 days ago 49,569 reads 0 comments

  13. NBA Metrics 101: The Worst 5 Defenders at Every Position

    NBA players are incredible at scoring the basketball. That should go without saying, but it often gets brushed under the rug...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 16 days ago 266,151 reads 0 comments

  14. 5 Most Surprising Stats in Golden State Warriors' Strange Season

    So much for the 2016-17 NBA season lacking suspense on account of the superteam Golden State Warriors . The Dubs may well punctuate this campaign with a third straight trip to the Finals and their second world title in three years...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 16 days ago 7,078 reads 0 comments

  15. The 10 NBA Free Agents Most Likely to Be Overpaid in 2017 Offseason

    With another salary-cap spike on the way this summer, NBA free agency is once again going to be... lit . There won't be as much money floating around compared to last July...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 16 days ago 144,498 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Players Facing Likely Decline Next Season

    It's always a little painful to predict slippage among NBA players. Nobody wants to see decline on the horizon...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 16 days ago 56,272 reads 0 comments

  17. 2017 NFL Draft: Prospects on the Rise After First Week of Free Agency

    Some of the best free-agency moves are the ones that don't happen, and often by accident. Just ask Denver Broncos general manager John Elway about his thankfully failed attempt to keep quarterback Brock Osweiler...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 16 days ago 44,215 reads 0 comments

  18. 10 College Football Teams That Could Be Cinderellas in the 2017 Season

    It's that time of year in which the term "Cinderella" is commonly referred to in the sports world, especially in regards to the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. It's part of what makes the Big Dance cliche so applicable to this annual event...

    Christopher Walsh Written by Christopher Walsh about 16 days ago 21,727 reads 0 comments

  19. Ranking the Top Freshmen in the 2017 NCAA Tournament

    The 2016-17 college basketball season has seen a loaded freshman class, with the 2017 NCAA Tournament set to witness a lot of newcomers who could make a huge impact...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 16 days ago 18,408 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking the Best NHL Players Under 25 Years Old

    A number of NHL players under the age of 25 have risen to prominence with their respective teams in recent years. Such names include Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid and Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg ...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 17 days ago 35,832 reads 0 comments

  21. WWE WrestleMania 2017: Ranking the Top 25 Cards in PPV's History

    WrestleMania. The mere mention of the word ignites a fire inside of wrestling fans and an excitement that cannot be matched by any other spectacular or sporting event on the calendar...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 17 days ago 32,465 reads 0 comments

  22. Ranking the Arsenal Players Whose Transfer Values Have Moved Most in 2017

    It’s been a mightily turbulent season at Arsenal . The Gunners have experienced considerable highs and crushing lows, and now their campaign seems to be spiralling into a grim denouement...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 17 days ago 15,847 reads 0 comments

  23. Re-Ranking the Top 25 Players from the Class of 2014

    The 2014 recruiting class was initially thought to be one of the most talented since the science of recruiting became such big business...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 17 days ago 85,920 reads 0 comments

  24. Ranking Sergio Ramos' 10 Most Important Goals for Real Madrid

    Sergio Ramos was the man who came to Real Madrid 's rescue once again at the weekend, netting a late winner against Real Betis to send his side back to the top of the table in La Liga...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 17 days ago 9,028 reads 0 comments

  25. March Madness 2017 Predictions: Best Upset Picks for Every Region

    Now comes the fun part. With the 2017 NCAA tournament field unveiled and all of the first-round matchups set, every team is already deep into their preparation for those opening games...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 17 days ago 63,117 reads 0 comments