1. Lost in the Trenches: NFL's Top Nose Tackles Deserve More Credit

    The Houston Texans' Vince Wilfork isn't afraid to bare all . Ironically, the work he does on the field is rarely noticed and not fully appreciated. Nose tackle is the most thankless job in football...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 15 days ago 53,993 reads 126 comments

  2. Ranking the Early Contenders to Be 2016's Surprise NFL Playoff Team

    It happens every year: A team defies dismal preseason expectations and stuns the National Football League by making the playoffs. OK, so that isn't always how it happens...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 15 days ago 70,747 reads 261 comments

  3. 5 Borussia Dortmund Players with Points to Prove in Pre-Season

    The 2016-17 club football season will see Borussia Dortmund a very different side from that which finished runners-up in the Bundesliga and DFB-Pokal in May...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 15 days ago 3,730 reads 3 comments

  4. NASCAR at Kentucky 2016: Winners and Losers from the Quaker State 400

    Brad Keselowski said it best after the race on NBCSN's Victory Lap , "I stole one from the candy jar tonight." What exactly did he mean by that? More on that later...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 16 days ago 633 reads 0 comments

  5. Ranking the Top 10 Women's Players After Wimbledon 2016

    Serena Williams exorcised the demons of recent Grand Slam losses by winning Wimbledon for a seventh time, finally tying Steffi Graf for the Open Era record of 22 major titles...

    Joe Kennard Written by Joe Kennard about 16 days ago 2,205 reads 0 comments

  6. An Athlete's Guide to Recruiting Other Athletes

    Free agency is always a whirlwind in sports. Superstars are surveying their options, possibly looking to change teams and almost always making piles of cash...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 16 days ago 28,001 reads 44 comments

  7. Ranking Arsenal's 6 Brightest Youth Prospects

    With the exception of players who have been involved in international duty over the course of the summer, Arsenal are now back in training...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 16 days ago 29,567 reads 33 comments

  8. Quarterbacks That Could Be Transfer Candidates If They Don't Win Jobs This Fall

    Quarterback competitions own the college football news cycle during the summer and early in the regular season, but the result of those battles can lead to winter headlines...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 16 days ago 25,773 reads 68 comments

  9. Takeaways from MLB Week 14

    The two teams that played in last year’s World Series lost key pitchers this week. New York Mets starter Matt Harvey was lost for the year, while Kansas City Royals closer Wade Davis landed on the 15-day disabled list...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 16 days ago 23,046 reads 72 comments

  10. 5 Bayern Munich Players with Points to Prove in Preseason

    Bayern Munich will be understaffed for much of the preseason thanks to their large contingent of successful international players...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 16 days ago 5,267 reads 21 comments

  11. The Opening 2016: Top 40-Yard Dash Times from Nike Football Ratings Championship

    BEAVERTON , Ore. — The Opening annually attracts elite talent to football fields on Nike's sprawling world headquarters campus...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 17 days ago 41,688 reads 50 comments

  12. The Top NHL Storylines to Watch for the Rest of the 2016 Offseason

    Summer brings plenty of sunshine, but for hockey fans, these days are dark. Sean McIndoe of Vice Sports , also known as Down Goes Brown, is not too happy about the lack of information flow during the offseason...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 17 days ago 21,877 reads 34 comments

  13. 5 Ways Kimi Raikkonen's 2017 Ferrari Contract May Affect Formula 1 Driver Market

    Despite Kimi Raikkonen 's status as the most popular driver on the grid, Formula One let out a collective groan when his latest contract extension was confirmed by Ferrari ahead of the British Grand Prix...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 17 days ago 6,431 reads 0 comments

  14. Players Who Traded in Legacies to Pursue Rings

    Are professional athletes who supposedly trade in legacies to pursue rings villains? There is no one answer to that question regardless of the athlete making that decision. Take Kevin Durant as a recent example...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 17 days ago 137,101 reads 270 comments

  15. College Basketball Coaches Facing Make-It or Break-It Seasons

    College basketball coaches sometimes reach a crossroads. Their first few years at a school may not have not been as successful as expected, and they realize that the following season may determine their future...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 17 days ago 13,933 reads 17 comments

  16. 10 NHL Players Most in Need of New Contracts

    As NHL teams pursue unrestricted free agents and attempt to re-sign their restricted free agents, they can also open contract talks with those on their rosters who are eligible for free agency next summer...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 17 days ago 21,310 reads 39 comments

  17. Predicting the Roster for the Las Vegas Expansion Team in 2017-18

    This really did happen. This was not some hallucinogenic acid trip put in literary form from the archives of Hunter S. Thompson or anything. Las Vegas really will have an NHL team starting in the fall of 2017...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 17 days ago 102,029 reads 107 comments

  18. Top 10 Can't-Miss Sporting Events to Watch out for This Summer

    Summertime sports are meant for leisure viewing—unlike what we see during those haggard winter months...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 17 days ago 57,777 reads 63 comments

  19. UFC 200: A Look Back at Brock Lesnar's First UFC Run

    After a hiatus of over four-and-a-half years, WWE superstar Brock Lesnar is coming back to MMA this weekend at UFC 200...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 17 days ago 7,076 reads 9 comments

  20. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Most Under-the-Radar Player

    Being among the best teams in college football requires a healthy dose of star power, those well-known players everyone can identify...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 17 days ago 35,757 reads 109 comments

  21. 5 Players Liverpool Should Target from Euro 2016

    Signing a new six-year contract with Liverpool in the second week of July, as relayed by the club's official website , Jurgen Klopp committed his future to developing the Reds ...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 17 days ago 11,248 reads 13 comments

  22. 5 Big-Name Signings to Rejuvenate AC Milan

    AC Milan have made progress this summer with the arrival of Vincenzo Montella as head coach. The former Fiorentina boss takes over the reins with the objective of pushing the club closer towards the top of Italian football...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 17 days ago 15,280 reads 41 comments

  23. 10 Arsenal Players with Points to Prove in Pre-Season

    Arsenal ’s first-team squad returned to training on Tuesday. Over the coming weeks, the players will look to show manager Arsene Wenger what they can offer ahead of the new campaign...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 17 days ago 11,605 reads 26 comments

  24. 5 Key Storylines for British Boxing Heading into the 2nd Half of 2016

    It may be hard to believe, but we're already over halfway through 2016. In terms of British boxing, the first six months of the year have been very good for business. It turns out time really does fly when you're having fun...

    Rob Lancaster Written by Rob Lancaster about 17 days ago 2,389 reads 2 comments

  25. Takeaways from Ben Simmons' NBA Debut and 2016 Utah Jazz Summer League

    SALT LAKE CITY — Ben Simmons has officially arrived in the NBA . His Philadelphia 76ers joined Trey Lyles and the Utah Jazz, Jaylen Brown and the Boston Celtics, plus Kyle ...

    Andy Bailey Written by Andy Bailey about 18 days ago 54,100 reads 71 comments