1. Way-Too-Early Look at 10 Major 2017 Sports Storylines

    From a sports standpoint, 2017 has a tough act to follow. Even if other events soured people on 2016, the year certainly produced some magical sports moments. The Denver Broncos dragged Peyton Manning out on top...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 18 days ago 4,295 reads 1 comments

  2. WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Worst Matches in History of PPV

    It's easier to find bad matches in Royal Rumble pay-per-views than good ones. That's because the Royal Rumble PPVs are all about the Rumble itself. Usually, the remaining matches are filler—unfulfilling appetizers to the main course...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 18 days ago 30,735 reads 78 comments

  3. WWE 2016 Year in Review: Power Ranking B/R's Consensus Top 16 Stars of the Year

    If you have been watching wrestling for as long as most of the writers here at Bleacher Report, you know 2016 was a big year for WWE. Just think about all the major events the company crammed into a 12-month period...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 18 days ago 43,431 reads 66 comments

  4. NFL1000: Rookie Review from Week 16

    Dallas’ Dak Prescott and Ezekiel Elliott have monopolized the top of our Rookie Review through the second half of the season, and for good reason—they’re two of the ...

    Doug Farrar Written by Doug Farrar about 18 days ago 29,795 reads 26 comments

  5. Liverpool FC's Top 10 Moments of 2016

    Under the stewardship of Jurgen Klopp, 2016 has proved a hugely successful year for Liverpool , and after their New Year’s Eve clash with Manchester City , they will be able to look back fondly on their achievements...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 18 days ago 2,328 reads 6 comments

  6. Monthly NBA Awards: Selecting the December Winner in Every Category

    The NBA doesn't hand out monthly versions of year-end awards, but for the sake of imaginations everywhere, let's pretend it does. Winners will be picked based solely on their performances during the month of December...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 18 days ago 29,942 reads 41 comments

  7. NFL Insider: Who Do Execs View as the Top Head Coaching Candidates?

    Bleacher Report surveyed 18 current or former NFL executives to come up with a list of the top head coaching candidates from around the league and in the college ranks...

    Jason Cole Written by Jason Cole about 18 days ago 47,188 reads 39 comments

  8. The New Year's Resolution for Every AP Top 25 Team

    2016 hasn't been the greatest of years for many reasons, but in the sports world there has been no shortage of tremendous moments...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 18 days ago 21,850 reads 33 comments

  9. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline Targets for Houston Rockets

    The Houston Rockets keep winning as the calendar year closes. They are doing so with a tremendous amount of chemistry and cohesiveness as James Harden and head coach Mike D’Antoni have been a beautiful fit...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 19 days ago 9,486 reads 2 comments

  10. Scout: Week 16 NFL Receiving Leaders

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  11. Scout: Week 16 NFL Sack Leaders

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  12. SmackDown Wild Card Finals and the Best WWE Matches for Week of Dec. 29

    WWE put quite the bow on 2016 with the SmackDown Wild Card Finals and NXT's two-hour special from Osaka, Japan. An already stacked calendar crammed in a pair of big events at year's end...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 3,810 reads 5 comments

  13. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Dec. 29

    Johnny Gargano is among those WWE NXT stars who are charging into 2017 with momentum. On the final NXT of the year, the developmental brand traveled to Osaka, Japan, for a two-hour special...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 19 days ago 8,100 reads 3 comments

  14. Chasing the Dream: Colleges That Produce the Most (Major Sports) Pro Athletes

    Top high school athletes often select the colleges they attend based on future plans of a professional career, which is why the colleges that send the most athletes to the major leagues always have an advantage over smaller, lesser-known universities...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Sid Quashie about 19 days ago 63,276 reads 71 comments

  15. NFL1000: Ranking the Top 1,000 Players from Week 16

    When we set up the Scouting Manual for the first year of the NFL1000 project, we made one thing clear: If you’re going to give any player a perfect score in any attribute category, that player had better earn it...

    Doug Farrar Written by Doug Farrar about 19 days ago 30,652 reads 45 comments

  16. Ranking the Highs and Lows of Arsenal's 2016

    2016 appears to finishing on something of a diminuendo for Arsenal , as high-profile defeats to Everton and Manchester City have seen their title hopes suffer a major blow. However, there have been plenty of highs in the calendar year, too...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 19 days ago 1,366 reads 1 comments

  17. One New Year's Resolution for Each NBA Team in 2017

    Normal people use the blank slate of each new year to renew commitments in diets they won't follow and workout regimens they don't have the stamina for beyond Jan. 2...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 19 days ago 54,710 reads 78 comments

  18. Ranking Borussia Dortmund's Top 5 Players for 2016

    The end of 2016 is upon us. What better time could there be to reflect on the past 12 months? For Borussia Dortmund , it was a difficult year...

    Lars Pollmann Written by Lars Pollmann about 19 days ago 3,326 reads 5 comments

  19. Premier League Player Rankings: Chelsea's Hazard & Man Utd's Herrera Rise Again

    It's time for the final Premier League player rankings of 2016. Chelsea continue to dominate the top order, but Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur have players on the up. In the video above, Sam Tighe runs through his top 20...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 19 days ago 1,835 reads 10 comments

  20. Picking a 2016/17 Premier League Team of the Season So Far

    With 2016 winding down, what better way to wrap it up than with a Premier League team of the season so far? This has to be a viable lineup, so we can't have a 2-1-7, attack-minded formation...

    Jonathan Wilson Written by Jonathan Wilson about 19 days ago 22,898 reads 51 comments

  21. Scout: Week 16 NFL Passing Leaders

    Scout Written by Scout about 20 days ago 1,714 reads 6 comments

  22. Scout: Week 16 NFL Rushing Leaders

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  23. Ranking the 10 Best NFL Games of Week 17

    The final week of the 2016 NFL regular season has arrived. While the majority of postseason slots have already been filled, there will still be plenty of meaningful action in the week ahead...

    Kristopher Knox Written by Kristopher Knox about 20 days ago 722 reads 0 comments

  24. All 30 MLB Teams' Updated To-Do List Heading into 2017

    As always, it's been a busy offseason around Major League Baseball, with teams already crossing off a number of items on their winter shopping lists...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 20 days ago 100,695 reads 56 comments

  25. 2016 Sports Moments That Had No Business Happening

    Leicester City had no business winning the Premier League in 2016, right? Well, they did in the sense that they completely earned it. However, in a historical/general likelihood sense, it was unreal...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 20 days ago 36,194 reads 44 comments