1. Athletes Who Overcame the Most to Win Olympic Gold

    Many athletes train years and years to get their opportunity to compete for Olympic gold. In many cases, elite athletes have top-of-the-line coaches and work under the best of conditions so they can perform at a peak level...

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  2. 2016 Olympics: Countries on the Climb

    There was a time when the United States and the Soviet Union would engage in a taut battle at the Summer Olympics for athletic superiority...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 22 days ago 86 reads 0 comments

  3. Olympic Fan Favorites with the Toughest Climb to a Medal

    There's no bigger stage than the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and no better way for athletes to gain global acclaim. Each athlete qualifying for his or her respective events enters Rio with plenty of renown as is, some more than others...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 22 days ago 174 reads 0 comments

  4. Ranking College Football's Best New Uniforms of 2016

    College football is a brutal, vicious sport that requires amazing physical strength and athletic ability in order to be successful. And with all that effort being put forth, it doesn't hurt to look good in the process...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 22 days ago 79,284 reads 152 comments

  5. Off-the-Radar Teams That Might Shock Us This Fall

    One of the beautiful things about sports is the unpredictability. When things that are expected to happen don't, it gives fans memorable moments that they'll never forget...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 22 days ago 12,111 reads 38 comments

  6. Biggest Challenge for Each Top Heisman Candidate in 2016

    Anticipation and constant debate about preseason college football rankings aren't just for teams. In the last several years, offseason chatter on which player will win the next Heisman Trophy has reached new heights...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 22 days ago 27,787 reads 341 comments

  7. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Greatest Title Matches in PPV's History

    For nearly 30 years, SummerSlam has been one of the signature events on WWE 's schedule, an August spectacular dedicated to the hottest feuds, biggest matches and most prestigious championships...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 22 days ago 13,688 reads 29 comments

  8. John Cena vs. Dean Ambrose and 7 Must-See Post-WWE Draft Feuds

    The 2016 WWE draft, which took place back on July 19, sent shock waves throughout the WWE Universe, forever shaking up the landscape of Raw and SmackDown Live...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 22 days ago 14,638 reads 32 comments

  9. One-and-Done Candidates on the NBA Draft Radar in 2016-17

    College basketball freshmen look poised to dominate the 2017 NBA draft board. Next June's lottery will be loaded with one-and-done prospects. It wouldn't be shocking to see nine of them go in the top 10...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 22 days ago 1,935 reads 0 comments

  10. Keys to Victory for US Women's National Team vs. France

    The United States women's national team face their toughest test of the group phase at the 2016 Summer Olympics on Saturday when they take on France at 4 p.m. ET...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 22 days ago 3,466 reads 4 comments

  11. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Intriguing Freshman in 2016-17

    As sad as it may be to see so many great college basketball players leave the game each year, some after only one season, there's never a shortage of star talent to get excited about for the following season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 22 days ago 44,660 reads 36 comments

  12. Olympic Boxing 2016: Boxers with Best Chance to Be Professional Stars

    From the late 1950s through the late 1970s, nearly every man who reigned as the heavyweight boxing champion of the world was a former Olympic gold medalist: Floyd Patterson, Muhammad ...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 23 days ago 4,097 reads 16 comments

  13. The Biggest Storylines to Watch for in Rio 2016 Olympics

    The drama. The diversity. Scandals and showcases. There's nothing quite like the Olympics. Like the world's biggest wedding, everyone fusses about the preparation, whether they're ...

    Beau Dure Written by Beau Dure about 23 days ago 13,275 reads 9 comments

  14. Breakout Stars to Watch for at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    With blazing speed and a compelling backstory, Team USA's Boris Berian is one of several athletes destined to become a breakout star at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 23 days ago 17,942 reads 10 comments

  15. NFL Training Camps 2016: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 4

    It's August, and that can mean only one thing. OK, it means several things. In the Midwest, it means the humidity is approximately 812 percent. For kids, it means summer is about to give way to school...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 23 days ago 78,331 reads 54 comments

  16. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Aug. 4

    A showman, storyteller and star allowed WWE NXT to restock its reserve of talent as Bobby Roode made his TV debut for the brand on Wednesday night. The arrival of the former TNA world champion crowds NXT 's top tier...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 23 days ago 12,299 reads 25 comments

  17. 10 'What Could Have Been' Athletes of the 2000s

    Many athletes never reach their full potential for whatever reasons. These types of stories play out in sports practically every year. Some are their own worst enemies...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 23 days ago 193,506 reads 250 comments

  18. Updated Ranking of the Top 10 College Basketball Recruits in Class of 2018

    The Class of 2018 will be juniors this fall, but they don't have as much star hype as the past few years. There is still plenty of time to go before these guys play a game of college ...

    Scott Phillips Written by Scott Phillips about 23 days ago 14,760 reads 15 comments

  19. Amway Coaches Poll Preseason Top 25: Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    Feel like the college football season was never going to get here? Thursday's release of the Amway Coaches Poll preseason Top 25 means we're getting close to the sport's return, ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 23 days ago 50,504 reads 140 comments

  20. Dolph Ziggler vs. Bray Wyatt and the Best WWE Matches for Week of Aug. 4

    The WWE brand split offered Dolph Ziggler and Bray Wyatt a greater share of the stage, and both men went to work right away to take full advantage...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 23 days ago 8,657 reads 63 comments

  21. 12 Coaches Going Full Parent-Mode on Their Players

    Pep Guardiola is restricting his players from eating pizza, which is sad, but surely he means it for their own good (and his), right? Coaches wear many hats...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 23 days ago 6,305 reads 3 comments

  22. Amway Top 25 College Football Poll 2016: Season Predictions, Championship Odds

    The first major preseason college football poll—the Amway Coaches Poll —dropped Thursday, giving fans everywhere a peek at how the top teams will be sorted out heading into the 2016 campaign...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 23 days ago 56,053 reads 302 comments

  23. Ranking the Top 6 Teenagers to Have Played for Liverpool Since 2000

    Throughout the years, Liverpool 's academy has been peppered with exceptional young talent, from the likes of Billy Liddell and Ronnie Moran from the 1940s and 1950s, to those who ...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 23 days ago 6,744 reads 8 comments

  24. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Best Potential Feuds for Kevin Owens, Bray Wyatt and More

    The WWE SummerSlam 2016 card is filling up in a hurry, leaving Superstars like Kevin Owens and Bray Wyatt still in search of opponents...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 23 days ago 24,955 reads 119 comments

  25. Updated MLB Farm System Rankings After 2016 Trade Deadline Frenzy

    The MLB trade deadline has come and gone, and along with some notable veterans changing teams, there was also the usual bevy of prospect talent changing hands...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 23 days ago 30,546 reads 59 comments