1. Duke Basketball: Keys to Beating Notre Dame in ACC Showdown

    Now that Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has reached the 1,000-win milestone—doing so with Sunday's win at St. John's in New York City—the Blue Devils can get back to business achieving their more sought-after goal: winning the ACC ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 days ago 5,691 reads 24 comments

  2. Ranking the 25 Greatest Baseball Players Under 25

    There are really just 24 spots up for grabs on this list. Everyone knows who claims the No. 1 spot in the rankings of the 25 greatest baseball players under 25...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 4 days ago 42,242 reads 158 comments

  3. Juan Roman Riquelme's 10 Most Memorable Moments and Accomplishments

    Juan Roman Riquelme was an artist. A rare one. Yes, he bickered with managers, and no, he didn't make the impact with Argentina he might have, but over nearly two decades in professional ...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 4 days ago 5,321 reads 8 comments

  4. NASCAR Stars Whose Time to Retire Is Fast Approaching

    Pop quiz: What do Jeff Gordon and the soldiers at London’s Buckingham Palace have in common? They both signify a changing of the guard...

    Jerry Bonkowski Written by Jerry Bonkowski about 4 days ago 14,247 reads 14 comments

  5. Georgia Football: Bulldogs' 4 Most Underrated Recruits of 2015

    There is one week left until national signing day, and the Georgia Bulldogs look to be in good shape in terms of the quality of recruits that will arrive in Athens this fall...

    Brian Jones Written by Brian Jones about 4 days ago 11,760 reads 17 comments

  6. San Francisco 49ers: Updating the Post-Senior Bowl 2015 NFL Draft Big Board

    We last took a look at a potential San Francisco 49ers NFL draft big board at the beginning of December, but a lot of things have changed in the past two months...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 4 days ago 7,146 reads 10 comments

  7. 5 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for the New York Jets

    Thursday night of the NFL draft draws the ratings and steals the headlines, but how efficient teams are when drafting in the late rounds of the draft is what separates the average from the great teams...

    Ryan Alfieri Written by Ryan Alfieri about 4 days ago 9,272 reads 23 comments

  8. 8 Late-Round Sleepers Who Would Be Perfect for Detroit Lions

    One of the keys to NFL success is finding contributors in the later rounds of the draft. Scoring with picks in rounds 4-7 of the draft is a great, inexpensive way to build depth and perhaps even find some unexpected gems...

    Jeff Risdon Written by Jeff Risdon about 4 days ago 2,080 reads 2 comments

  9. Ranking the 10 Most-Coveted Players on the 2015 NBA Trade Block

    The 2014-15 season has already contained a flurry of NBA trades, with notable players like Rajon Rondo, Iman Shumpert, Timofey Mozgov, Jeff Green and J.R. Smith changing locations well in advance of the mid-February deadline...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 4 days ago 140,591 reads 141 comments

  10. The Best Unde-the-Radar Rivalries in College Basketball

    Any basketball fan is familiar with the rivalry between Duke and North Carolina. Other high-profile rivalries, such as Louisville-Kentucky, Indiana-Purdue and Xavier-Cincinnati, strike a chord with most hoops fans as well...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 4 days ago 6,011 reads 5 comments

  11. Ranking the 5 Best Blackzilians in the UFC Right Now

    Between Vitor "The Phenom" Belfort challenging Chris Weidman at UFC 184 for the middleweight title and Anthony "Rumble" Johnson's recent thrashing of former top 205-pound contender ...

    Bradley Popkin Written by Bradley Popkin about 4 days ago 2,687 reads 6 comments

  12. Ranking College Football's 25 Fastest Players

    Officially, Ohio State won college football's national title in 2014. Unofficially, the real champion was speed...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 days ago 96,643 reads 122 comments

  13. The 5 Recruits Who Can Save Florida's Recruiting Class

    Florida is working against the clock in an effort to salvage its 2015 recruiting class as national signing day nears...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 4 days ago 14,322 reads 31 comments

  14. 5 New Jersey Devils Storylines That Won't Go Away During the 2014-15 Season

    The New Jersey Devils have had a disappointing season, with several motifs frequently floating around the team. Injuries have been a constant storyline for New Jersey this year, with changes in both player personnel and coaching coming as a result...

    Adam Braun Written by Adam Braun about 4 days ago 1,849 reads 3 comments

  15. Ranking the 10 Best Rivalries in Boxing Today

    Boxing is a rivalry sport. Iconic figures, Hall of Famers, all-time greats, most all of them had one guy that you had to mention whenever talking about their careers. For Muhammad Ali it was Joe Frazier...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 4 days ago 9,671 reads 36 comments

  16. Best and Worst Decisions WWE Made in the 2015 Royal Rumble Match

    Early on, the WWE Royal Rumble 2015 match teemed with potential, but after poor decision-making cut out the contest's heart, it was left to bleed on the mat, suffering...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 4 days ago 118,224 reads 260 comments

  17. New Orleans Saints Free Agents: Ranking Re-Sign Priorities for New Orleans

    NFL free agency is right around the corner, and the New Orleans Saints must soon make some important decisions on whether they’ll re-sign a number of impending free agents...

    Zane Brown Written by Zane Brown about 4 days ago 8,179 reads 33 comments

  18. Ranking the 10 Best Recruiting Classes of the Past Decade

    College football teams are putting the final touches on their 2015 recruiting classes, hoping that, in four years, the group they put together will make the 2019 version of this list...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 4 days ago 53,300 reads 110 comments

  19. 2015 Australian Open: Ranking the Best Potential Semifinal Matchups

    The potential matchups for the men’s and women’s semifinals are about as good as they come in a Grand Slam. The men have seven of the top eight seeds through the quarters with the non-seeded cherry on top being the homegrown Nick Kyrgios...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 4 days ago 2,794 reads 2 comments

  20. Notre Dame Football Recruiting: Finding a Safety Still Key to 2015 Class

    When fax machines begin to hum Feb. 4, Notre Dame will celebrate an excellent recruiting class that is among the best in the country . But the Irish still need one final piece of the puzzle: safety...

    Keith Arnold Written by Keith Arnold about 5 days ago 7,330 reads 6 comments

  21. Predicting the SEC's Top 7 Breakout WRs in 2015

    Wide receiver is one of those positions where younger players can come in and make an impact, and players who have been waiting for their chance can step in and become stars in a hurry...

    Barrett Sallee Written by Barrett Sallee about 5 days ago 35,804 reads 67 comments

  22. Ranking the Best NBA Players to Come from Coach K's Duke Program

    On his way to 1,000 career victories at the college level, more than any other man in NCAA history, Mike Krzyzewski has coached quite a few NBA players...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 5 days ago 41,620 reads 81 comments

  23. Tim Cahill and 5 National Team Superheroes

    Sometimes a player can so elevate his game at international level that he's able to single-handedly affect the result. We saw several such performances at the last World Cup, and there have been others since...

    Jerrad Peters Written by Jerrad Peters about 5 days ago 9,126 reads 36 comments

  24. Buying and Selling 2015 Hype for Bowl-Season Breakout Stars

    The prudent college football fan reacts without overreacting to bowl games. For every James Conner at Pittsburgh who carries his postseason momentum into the following year, there is a Trevor Knight Oklahoma who doesn't...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 5 days ago 65,863 reads 142 comments

  25. Winners and Losers from the AP College Basketball Top 25 Rankings in Week 12

    The Associated Press voters have spoken, and Kentucky remains atop college basketball's AP Top 25 for the 12th consecutive week. Certainly, this comes as no surprise. The Wildcats won both of their games this week to improve to 19-0 on the year...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 5 days ago 13,816 reads 8 comments