1. San Francisco 49ers: Questions That Still Must Be Answered This Preseason

    The San Francisco 49ers possess one of the best teams in the NFL, but despite their clear wealth of talent, head coach Jim Harbaugh has his fair share of issues to resolve before the end of preseason...

    Nicholas McGee Written by Nicholas McGee about 7 days ago 9,467 reads 13 comments

  2. The Most Difficult College Basketball Players to Match Up with in 2014-15

    In college basketball as in the NBA, some players are able to create mismatches no matter who tries to guard them...

    Thad Novak Written by Thad Novak about 7 days ago 29,356 reads 53 comments

  3. Oakland Raiders vs. Detroit Lions: Report Card Grades for Each Raiders Unit

    Most early reports indicated that the Oakland Raiders were having a very good training camp, which is why the team's subpar performance in the preseason opener was so disappointing...

    Brian Flores Written by Brian Flores about 7 days ago 15,893 reads 53 comments

  4. Chicago Blackhawks' Best Options to Get Under the Salary Cap for 2014-15

    The Chicago Blackhawks have to come up with a salary-cap game plan. They need both a short-term plan and a long-term plan. The Blackhawks are a bit more than $2.2 million over the $69 million salary cap the NHL has imposed for the 2014-15 season...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 7 days ago 10,317 reads 45 comments

  5. South Africa vs. Argentina: Winners and Losers from Rugby Championship

    It wasn't the demolition that many expected, but South Africa will be happy nonetheless to have opened their 2014 Rugby Championship campaign with a 13-6 win over Argentina on Saturday...

    Tom Sunderland Written by Tom Sunderland about 7 days ago 1,114 reads 0 comments

  6. Power Ranking the 15 Best Quarterback Matchups on 2014 College Football Schedule

    The 15 best quarterback matchups on the college football schedule—as judged during the preseason—are almost certain not to be the actual 15 best quarterback matchups. A lot of this is subject to change...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 7 days ago 32,725 reads 125 comments

  7. Manchester United vs. Swansea City: Winners and Losers from Old Trafford

    For the first time since 1972, Manchester United lost a league opener at Old Trafford in their 2-1 defeat to Swansea City...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 days ago 14,626 reads 43 comments

  8. 3 Young Starters the Chicago Cubs Should Target in a Trade This Offseason

    The Chicago Cubs have done an exceptional job at collecting assets in recent years, but with many of their young players ready to contribute, they will soon need to turn those assets into a balanced roster built to compete for a World Series title...

    Sean Cunningham Written by Sean Cunningham about 7 days ago 3,215 reads 6 comments

  9. John Cena vs. Brock Lesnar: Last-Minute Predictions for SummerSlam Main Event

    The Brock Lesnar vs. John Cena hype is complete. It’s all over, except for the bleeding. WWE did all it could to stimulate an appetite for a superfight, and it couldn’t have done any better...

    Alfred Konuwa Written by Alfred Konuwa about 7 days ago 25,785 reads 37 comments

  10. 5 Biggest Takeaways from This Week's MLB Action

    Baseball has a new pope. After a couple of failed tries, Rob Manfred has been installed as the new MLB commissioner by a unanimous vote of baseball's 30 owners, per the MLB Public Relations Twitter account...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 7 days ago 7,154 reads 5 comments

  11. Grades for Top NHL Free-Agent Signings from the 2013 Offseason After 1 Year

    If you're an NHL fan who's hoping for a star turn from your team's newly-signed unrestricted free agent, you might want to temper your expectations...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 days ago 26,356 reads 23 comments

  12. The Best Sports Fails of the Year So Far

    One man's pain is another man's pleasure. While people typically tune in to watch sports to see victories, championships and incredible performances and accomplishments, sometimes ...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 8 days ago 29,046 reads 8 comments

  13. Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp: Week 2 Stock Report

    As Pittsburgh Steelers training camp winds down, so does the time for unproven players to make their mark. For some, initial impressions have been stellar. Dri Archer’s first NFL touch served as a microcosm of what he brings to the table...

    Andrew Watkins Written by Andrew Watkins about 8 days ago 1,112 reads 1 comments

  14. Clemson Football: 5 Tigers Who Could Have Breakout Seasons

    When a team has star players such as Tajh Boyd and Sammy Watkins out of the mix, it’s only natural that new guys will have to step up and have breakout seasons...

    Zach Gilliland Written by Zach Gilliland about 8 days ago 2,009 reads 3 comments

  15. What We'll Learn in Each Marquee Fight Remaining in 2014

    This year has been another great year in boxing. Floyd Mayweather had his toughest fight in years, and Manny Pacquiao was able to avenge his most unjust loss. Miguel Cotto became the first four-division world champion ever from Puerto Rico..

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 8 days ago 3,914 reads 6 comments

  16. Predicting the 2014-15 Big Ten All-Conference Teams

    With Wisconsin expected by most to win the 2014-15 Big Ten title and serve as one of the best teams in the entire country, the Badgers are well-represented in our projected Big Ten all-conference teams...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 8 days ago 20,161 reads 52 comments

  17. Ten 2015 Recruits Who Have the Ability to Turn a College Football Team Around

    Players who become pillars of collegiate programs can't carry a roster approaching triple digits alone, but they are certainly capable of affecting the culture of a team...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 8 days ago 6,169 reads 1 comments

  18. Each MLB Team's Most Exciting Potential September Call-Up, 2 Weeks out

    While there already has been a large influx of prospects promoted to the major leagues this season, there are even more set to arrive when active rosters expand from 25 to 40 players on September 1...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 8 days ago 23,851 reads 19 comments

  19. People in Sports We Used to Love/Hate

    We all have a favorite and least favorite person in sports, that's just a fact. Sometimes, the feelings we have toward a player or coach don't even have anything related to the way they perform, either...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 8 days ago 26,085 reads 42 comments

  20. Ranking the Top 5 Young Backcourts in the NBA

    It's a young man's world, and these budding NBA backcourt buddies are ready to prove it. Stephen Curry still gets carded at restaurants, which makes his disqualification from our list of the NBA's best young backcourts feel wrong...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 8 days ago 37,215 reads 232 comments

  21. Arsenal FC: 4 Players Who Face Career-Defining Seasons

    Fresh off a busy summer and a couple of trophies in the bag, competition for a place in Arsenal 's starting XI is as tough as it has ever been. That's mostly good news...

    Matthew Celentano Written by Matthew Celentano about 8 days ago 11,501 reads 19 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Unique Players in the NBA Today

    There are plenty of incredible talents in the NBA , but how many stand apart from the rest as truly unique players? I'm not talking about those who are the best at a certain skill— ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 97,240 reads 319 comments

  23. 6 Bold Predictions for Liga MX Week 5

    America are still leading the 2014 Apertura . They have won all their matches for a total of 12 points, and they are hoping to keep the streak going when they face Morelia ...

    Karla Villegas Gama Written by Karla Villegas Gama about 8 days ago 139 reads 0 comments

  24. Boston Red Sox: 5 Players Trying to Save Their Jobs for 2015

    The Boston Red Sox have started the proverbial "turning of the page," as the team looks forward to its chances in the 2015 MLB season...

    Peter Panacy Written by Peter Panacy about 8 days ago 8,153 reads 22 comments

  25. FYI WIRZ: 5 Celebrities Talk Synergy and Fans in NASCAR

    When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series puts on an event at one of 23 facilities across the country, it likes to put celebrities in pace cars and arrange for music stars to perform on a pre -race concert stage...

    Dwight Drum Written by Dwight Drum about 8 days ago 490 reads 1 comments