1. Predicting NBA Stat Leaders for Major Categories in 201​7​-1​8​

    Feel that? You know, that tingly twinge? It's the sensation of knowing the NBA 's opening night is less than a lifetime away. That means we better predict this season's individual stat kings before our dog-days cushion (mercifully) expires...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 25 days ago 50,084 reads 0 comments

  2. Under-the-Radar Fantasy Football Names You Need to Know

    The big day is finally almost here. This weekend is the last of fantasy draft season—the weekend savvy drafters wait patiently for. There won't be any last-minute preseason injuries gumming up the works here...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 25 days ago 96,696 reads 0 comments

  3. Over? Under? Predicting Records for Every NBA Team Against Vegas Odds

    In a few years, we might be allowed to encourage you to put your money where our mouth is. " My sense is the law will change in the next few years in the United States," NBA commissioner ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 26 days ago 175,025 reads 0 comments

  4. The Essential: This Week's Sneaker Release Calendar

    B/R Kicks continues to hold you down with the sneakers you need to know about dropping this week. This week Adidas plans to release a couple Ultra Boost models, the heavily anticipated ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Christian Pierre about 26 days ago 11,451 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Preseason Report-Card Grades

    September is looming. Back to football, regular season-style. Back to school, too. We're combining features from both worlds by issuing 32 report cards before the NFL season officially kicks off...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 26 days ago 166,706 reads 0 comments

  6. Ranking the Los Angeles Lakers' Young Prospects Ahead of 2017-18 NBA Season

    The Los Angeles Lakers haven't so much as sniffed an NBA playoff berth since Kobe Bryant and Dwight Howard awkwardly led the 2012-13 superteam -that-wasn't. That's bad news on every front except this: L...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 26 days ago 18,485 reads 0 comments

  7. Let's Look at the Bright Side for NBA Offseason's Biggest Losers

    For a few of the offseason's most disappointing teams, the 2017-18 NBA campaign can't come soon enough. Not necessarily because hopes are high, everyone's healthy and the entire ...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 26 days ago 17,823 reads 0 comments

  8. 5 NBA Rookies Who Could Prove Doubters Wrong Next Season

    Midway through the NBA season, 2017's draft class could look even stronger than the top-five picks suggest. We know Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball and Jayson Tatum will produce...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 26 days ago 61,505 reads 0 comments

  9. EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 3

    Still stewing over the fact the international break has arrived so soon and wrecked our stride? Then, choose to relive what has happened so far in the Premier League by taking a look at our comprehensive ranking of the top 100 players so far...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 26 days ago 46,616 reads 0 comments

  10. Fret It or Forget It: What to Make of Disappointing Rookie Preseasons

    Preseason football can be a scattered, chaotic and often sloppy mess. It's hard to sort through everything and find the signal in all the noise. That process is especially difficult with rookies who are seeing their first NFL action...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 26 days ago 179,473 reads 0 comments

  11. Fantasy Football Big Board Heading into Final Week of Preseason

    The important part of the preseason games is finally behind us, and in just over a week the Kansas City Chiefs and New England Patriots will open the 2017 regular season, although they’ll do so without Spencer Ware and Julian Edelman, respectively...

    Matt Camp Written by Matt Camp about 26 days ago 111,593 reads 0 comments

  12. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: Vontaze Burfict and the Less Violent NFL

    In this week's 10-pointer: Vontaze Burfict fails to realize there's a new NFL , Kevin Huber proves punters can be badasses, and we all remember it's not a good idea to head-butt your helmet...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 26 days ago 263,411 reads 0 comments

  13. Legit or Nah: The Verdict on NFL Preseason's Breakout Performances

    After three weeks of NFL preseason play, we can draw conclusions on some of the best and worst performances from August...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 27 days ago 92,585 reads 0 comments

  14. Road Maps for Teams Stuck in NBA Purgatory

    It's fine to win 35 games and miss the NBA playoffs...if it's part of a plan. But being stuck in the middle—rudderless and uncommitted to either abject failure or the pursuit of a championship—that's limbo...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 27 days ago 41,132 reads 0 comments

  15. The Top 10 Players Who Would Be Perfect for the BIG3 Next Season

    The inaugural season of Ice Cube's BIG3 league is officially in the books, so, naturally, we need to start making a wish list of participants its second year...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 27 days ago 64,898 reads 0 comments

  16. Chris Simms' Preseason NFL All-22 Team

    We've almost reached the 2017 NFL regular season, which, of course, means the return of my All-22 team. As a former player and former scout, I can tell you that closely studying ...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 27 days ago 135,251 reads 0 comments

  17. European Club Rankings After August 25-27 Matches

    The first international break is always the hardest. Just as Europe's top leagues are beginning to find their groove, domestic action is cruelly ripped from our grasp in what feels like such premature fashion...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 27 days ago 72,839 reads 0 comments

  18. NBA Metrics 101: Best Active Players to Never Win a Title

    Manu Ginobili and Tony Parker have four apiece—more than all but 26 players in NBA history. LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Udonis Haslem have three of their own...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 27 days ago 65,637 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting Which NHL Goaltenders Will Improve the Most in 2017-18 Season

    Over the past few years, successful NHL teams have shifted their focus away from the grinding physical style that helped the Los Angeles Kings win the Stanley Cup in 2012 and 2014...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 27 days ago 6,671 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Power Rankings: Chris Simms' Rankings Heading into Preseason Week 4

    Finally, we're getting to see some real football. With preseason game No. 3 complete, we've gotten an idea of how teams are shaping themselves...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 28 days ago 184,420 reads 0 comments

  21. The Top 10 Quarterbacks of All Time

    The NFL has seen plenty of quarterbacks who have changed the game, from Slingin' Sammy Baugh's introducing the concept of a gunslinger in the late '30s to Joe Montana's role in pioneering the West Coast offense...

    Michelle Bruton Written by Michelle Bruton about 28 days ago 3,881 reads 0 comments

  22. Best WWE SmackDown Superstars to Answer AJ Styles' US Title Open Challenge

    AJ Styles welcoming all comers to try and snatch the WWE United States Championship from his grasp is going to lead to a series of stunners in the ring. SmackDown is going to be rich with surprise and spectacular action as a result...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 28 days ago 15,195 reads 0 comments

  23. College Football Rankings 2017: Bleacher Report's Week 1 Top 25

    College football is finally back, and with it comes the return of Bleacher Report's Top 25 rankings. Saturday's slate of games was barely even an appetizer for what lies ahead, but we ravenously consumed it all the same...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 28 days ago 97,179 reads 0 comments

  24. NBA Playoff Teams Headed for 2018 Draft Lottery

    Change is a constant within the NBA 's playoff picture. It happens every year. Teams that previously earned a postseason bid fail to return the next time around...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 28 days ago 74,542 reads 0 comments

  25. 2018 NBA Draft: Who Ya Got, Marvin Bagley III or Michael Porter Jr. at No. 1?

    This was supposed to be the Michael Porter Jr. draft. He seemed to have separated himself last spring from fellow NBA prospects DeAndre Ayton and Mohamed Bamba...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 28 days ago 24,862 reads 0 comments