1. Who Are New England Patriots' Most Important Players Down the Stretch?

    The New England Patriots have really turned their season around after a disappointing first month. They've rattled off eight straight wins and have seen their defense allow an NFL -low 11...

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  2. NFL Team Grades for Week 13

    The playoff races are taking shape. Lucky Week 13 of the 2017 NFL season featured a number of matchups with big implications for the postseason...

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  3. European Club Power Rankings After December 1-3 Matches

    Last week was a blockbuster in footballing terms. Double gameweeks in France and England, cup and league action in Spain and three unbeaten streaks curtailed means there is plenty to devour in this edition of the European Club Power Rankings...

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  4. Winners and Losers of College Football Selection Sunday

    The final Saturday of the 2017 college football regular season didn't produce any shockers, with Ohio State's win over previously unbeaten Wisconsin in the Big Ten Championship Game ...

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  5. College Football Rankings 2017: Bleacher Report's Final Regular-Season Top 25

    Conference championship week didn't provide all the drama we'd hoped, with lopsided outcomes as Georgia whipped Auburn in the SEC Championship Game, Oklahoma handled TCU in the Big ...

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  6. Ranking the NFL's Fastest Players with the Ball in Their Hands

    The modern-day NFL and its players can be characterized by one word above all else: fast. Developments in strength and conditioning training have yielded incredible returns when it comes to the athleticism of today's NFL players...

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  7. WWE Royal Rumble 2018: Roman Reigns and 10 Early Contenders to Win Rumble Match

    It's almost the end of 2017, and that means WWE's annual Royal Rumble pay-per-view is right around the corner. The most prestigious Battle Royal in pro wrestling is considered to be the first stop on the road to WrestleMania...

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  8. Youth Development vs. Veteran Influence: The New York Knicks Dilemma

    The #KnicksTank contingent might prefer that the New York Knicks #FreeWilly regardless of how many times Willy Hernangomez fails on defense...

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  9. Crash Course on Each World Cup Group

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup group-stage draw has been completed. Each of the 32 participating nations now know the immediate fate that awaits them in June and can begin planning accordingly...

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  10. 2018 World Cup Power Rankings After Draw

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup draw has been completed! All 32 teams know the fate that awaits in Russia come June, with the eight groups of four that begin the first phase of the tournament decided...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  11. Matt Hardy Is 'Broken' and the Most Controversial Stories of the Week

    The word of the week in WWE is "broken." This past week on SmackDown Live, the alliance between Jinder Mahal and the Singh Brothers was broken up...

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  12. 5 Worst Performers Against Current Salary at Every NBA Position

    Just imagine Scrooge McDuck lounging around with his ridiculous reserves of money. Once that image is firmly in your head, you'll be in a far better place to appreciate the gaudy nature of these 25 contracts...

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  13. NBA Power Rankings: James Harden, Chris Paul Have Houston Rockets Rolling

    A power rankings hiatus over Thanksgiving means we've got double the sample size to analyze in this edition. To understate the situation: A few things have happened since last we convened...

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  14. Ranking the 10 Best Rivalries in the 2017-18 NHL Season

    Team rivalries are a big selling point in sports at every level. In the NHL , competition between longtime rivals, such as the New York Rangers and New York Islanders, garners interest among diehard hockey fans and helps to attract new ones...

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  15. Rogers Centre: Breaking Down the MLB's Most Intense Place to Play

    Baseball fans were treated to a brilliant postseason that featured the Los Angeles Dodgers dethroning the Chicago Cubs in the National League Championship Series and the Houston ...

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  16. Potential Trade Packages and Landing Spots for LA Clippers Star DeAndre Jordan

    The Los Angeles Clippers could be on the verge of demolition. After losing Blake Griffin to an MCL sprain , the Clippers —recent losers of nine straight — are ...

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  17. Mind on My Money: NBA Players Killing It in Contract Years

    Killer contract-year performances are bread and butter for payday-seeking NBA players. Looming negotiations act as an extra incentive to overachieve—particularly for players ...

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  18. Best Team-Rookie Pairings from Early NBA Season

    A handful of NBA teams and their rookies have come off as puzzle-piece matches early on. And the right fit can make all the difference in a prospect's development and a franchise's roster...

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  19. Early Rankings for the 2017-18 College Basketball Player of the Year

    The 2017-18 men's college basketball season isn't even three weeks old, yet it already feels like everyone is chasing Marvin Bagley III for the title of National Player of the Year...

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  20. The World Cup Favourites' Worst Possible Draws

    The world will stop on Friday at around 3 p.m. GMT for one of the most prestigious and highly anticipated events in global football: the FIFA World Cup group-stage draw...

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  21. Who's Been the NBA's King of Clutch This Season?

    Listen hard enough, and you'll hear the entire world clamoring for the NBA to objectively crown a king of early-season crunch-time heroics. And so, here we are. Assembling these ladders always invites awkwardness and vitriol...

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  22. Re-Evaluating Warriors' Biggest Championship Threats

    The Golden State Warriors have reached the first-quarter mark of the 2017-18 season without the NBA 's best record in hand. But there's no doubting their continued position atop the basketball world...

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  23. Every NFL Team's Kryptonite

    Today's NFL is built around the ability to identify an opponent's weakness and exploit it. Even the best teams aren't perfect. A hole in the roster or poor performance in a certain area turns into glaring problems that must be addressed each week...

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  24. How Isaiah Thomas' Impending Return Impacts Cavaliers

    That slow grind is almost over. Isaiah Thomas is nearing his return from a hip injury, ready to take the reins as the starting point guard of the Cleveland Cavaliers ...

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  25. Report Card Grades for Every NBA Team so Far This Season

    If you trust the process or fear the beard (note: not deer), you'll probably be pleased with your team's grade at the quarter mark of the 2017-18 NBA season...

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