1. Predicting Biggest X-Factors of 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup

    The stars will be out at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Spain, but so too will the players who aren't locks for positive production...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 9 days ago 44,778 reads 70 comments

  2. Setting Odds for 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year

    The 2014-15 NBA Rookie of the Year race feels pretty wide-open. This was one of the deeper classes of recent memory, and there are multiple talented young players who should receive heavy minutes this year...

    D.J. Foster Written by D.J. Foster about 9 days ago 24,097 reads 128 comments

  3. Ranking the Top 50 College Football Team Schedule Posters of 2014

    College football's schedule poster game is strong this season. The glossy, stylized promotional posters that pretty much every school creates each year serve a few purposes, not ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 days ago 106,188 reads 29 comments

  4. Where Does Derrick Rose Rank Now in Point Guard Hierarchy?

    Clearly, Derrick Rose 's frustratingly long roller coaster ride isn't over yet. The unbridled optimism surrounding his play at Team USA's training camp once again gave way to a wave of concern for his surgically repaired knees...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 9 days ago 39,710 reads 366 comments

  5. How to Troll in Sports Like a Pro

    Trolls don't just live under bridges. They're on our courts, fields, and diamonds, waiting for the world to catch their next dastardly act of trolling...

    Colin Sylvester Written by Colin Sylvester about 9 days ago 21,621 reads 10 comments

  6. Biggest Challenge Each New NBA Head Coach Is Facing Entering 2014-15

    First years on the job can be difficult. You're still new, figuring out how things run, sometimes battling the adjustments that come with relocating. The initial experience can make you anxious...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 9 days ago 8,396 reads 24 comments

  7. 10 Biggest Upset Alert Games of the 2014 College Football Season

    It's difficult to put a team on upset alert before the season, because the best upsets materialize over a steady interval. Injured players, breakout stars and other in-season developments play a huge role in setting the stage...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 9 days ago 135,603 reads 250 comments

  8. 10 Players to Watch in World Football on Weekend of August 22-25

    As another weekend of intense football action gets closer to reality, fans around the globe will be checking the team sheets to see which big players are set to affect the action...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 days ago 107,869 reads 28 comments

  9. Which Type of Fantasy Football Owner Are You?

    Like signs of the zodiac or a band of survivors during a zombie apocalypse, fantasy football reveals a whole host of hidden personality traits in the participants, from courage to cowardice and intelligence to ignorance...

    Sean Hojnacki Written by Sean Hojnacki about 9 days ago 24,982 reads 33 comments

  10. Marcos Rojo and the 10 Most Tattooed Players in World Football

    Manchester United have bolstered their defensive ranks with Marcos Rojo , which means the Premier League welcomes another tattoo aficionado...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 9 days ago 32,358 reads 53 comments

  11. No. 19 Best City to Be a Sports Fan: Miami

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Ethan Skolnick Written by Ethan Skolnick about 9 days ago 19,774 reads 43 comments

  12. 10 Key Battles in World Football for Weekend of August 22-25

    Another weekend of top-flight football around the globe is rapidly heading toward us, with plenty of important or interesting key fixtures set to take place...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 9 days ago 8,025 reads 16 comments

  13. Star Athletes Failing at Their Jobs

    Everyone wants to absolutely kick ass at their job, but unfortunately it doesn't always go down that way. And while normal people like you or I could potentially get canned for failing ...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 9 days ago 12,290 reads 14 comments

  14. Ranking College Football's Top 25 Tailgating Schools for 2014

    With the opening of college football’s 2014 regular season one week away, fans across the nation are anxiously awaiting kickoff of their teams' campaigns. They’re ready to see what that highly touted quarterback can do...

    Greg Wallace Written by Greg Wallace about 9 days ago 167,396 reads 419 comments

  15. TBT: Athletes' Awkward School Pictures

    The whole of social media has really embraced Throwback Thursday. Each week, feeds on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram are awash with photos that are high on nostalgia and low on clarity...

    Amber Lee Written by Amber Lee about 9 days ago 38,561 reads 29 comments

  16. Funniest Bad Sports Promotional Ideas

    There is funny good, and then there is funny bad—and often with creative sports promotions, there is a glorious place where both collide. I commend sports marketing departments for the creativity, I do...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 days ago 22,763 reads 5 comments

  17. MLB Rumors: Analyzing All the Latest Whispers, News and Speculation

    The whispers, news and speculation never cease around MLB . From offseason rumblings to the intrigue of position battles during spring training and the flurry of speculation in ...

    Matthew Smith Written by Matthew Smith about 9 days ago 10,316 reads 11 comments

  18. Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg: Head-to-Head Records at Remaining 2014 Races

    If you were Nico Rosberg or Lewis Hamilton at this moment in time, with the title on the line, how would you approach the final eight grands prix of the 2014 Formula One season? ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 9 days ago 1,560 reads 0 comments

  19. Juventus: Full Report Card for Every Position Entering Serie A Season

    It has been a tumultuous summer for Italian champions Juventus , with the Turin club rocked by the resignation of Antonio Conte just two days into their pre-season training schedule...

    Adam Digby Written by Adam Digby about 9 days ago 4,160 reads 7 comments

  20. Picking an Opening-Day, Best-on-Paper La Liga XI

    La Liga returns this weekend with a cast list more star-studded than ever following a close season of frantic transfer activity on both sides of the El Clasico divide...

    Christopher Atkins Written by Christopher Atkins about 9 days ago 1,534 reads 14 comments

  21. Eagles vs. Steelers: What to Watch for in Preseason Week 3 Opener

    A fortnight. That's all that stands between NFL teams and the beginning of the 2014 regular season. Two short weeks. 14 days. With this being the third week of the 2014 preseason, that also means that it's "dress rehearsal" time...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 9 days ago 13,045 reads 22 comments

  22. Top MLB Prospect Call-Up Radar Report, Week 21

    The 2014 season has seen a number of notable prospects receive call-ups to the major leagues. Even with the final month approaching, there will be more to come—and soon. September brings with it expansion to 40-man rosters...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 9 days ago 12,980 reads 6 comments

  23. Breaking Down the Top September Call-Up Candidates at Every Position

    The expansion of the active roster from 25 to 40 players on September 1 means something different to every team...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 9 days ago 11,783 reads 11 comments

  24. Highlighting Kansas City Chiefs' Best Preseason Performers so Far

    Skill position players are standing out for the Kansas City Chiefs this preseason. Most notably, the team's tight ends are all making a very favorable impression...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 9 days ago 3,191 reads 3 comments

  25. 5 Green Bay Packers with Most to Prove in Preseason Week 3

    The Green Bay Packers play their third preseason game on Friday, August 22, at home against the Oakland Raiders . This will be the first preseason game that the team has played in front of the home crowd...

    Matt Stein Written by Matt Stein about 9 days ago 14,781 reads 39 comments