1. The Opening 2014: Ranking the Top 25 Recruits in Attendance

    If you enjoy elite athletes going toe-to-toe on the football field, you're going to love "The Opening." Nike's annual showcase in Beaverton, Oregon, takes center stage during the second ...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 7 days ago 66,292 reads 42 comments

  2. Early 2014-15 NBA Rookie Award Predictions

    The NBA doesn't hand out many awards for the rookies, so we decided to make our own. Outside of Rookie of the Year, I've created nine more categories with predictions for each...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 7 days ago 167,244 reads 393 comments

  3. 10 College Football Players Who Can Best Help Their NFL Draft Status in 2014

    The 2015 NFL draft is nearly a year away. Naturally, now's the time to start talking about who could help their draft stock next spring. America's out of the World Cup. What else are we to do? These are indeed trying times...

    Ben Kercheval Written by Ben Kercheval about 7 days ago 15,885 reads 22 comments

  4. World Cup 2014: Winners and Losers from 2nd-Round Stage

    The round of 16 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup provided us with plenty of excitement, memorable moments and fantastic goals, and with five of the eight games going to extra time, fans were rewarded with even more minutes to watch...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 1,485 reads 4 comments

  5. World Cup 2014: Best XI of 2nd Round Stage with Tim Howard and James Rodriguez

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup is moving steadily toward the latter stages now, with 16 teams having fought it out in the first of the knock-out rounds over the past week...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 14,208 reads 42 comments

  6. Pittsburgh Steelers' 4 Biggest Question Marks Ahead of Training Camp

    The Pittsburgh Steelers have no shortage of questions after two seasons without a playoff berth. The team lost two top contributors at the wide receiver spot this offseason...

    Andrew Watkins Written by Andrew Watkins about 7 days ago 4,948 reads 5 comments

  7. Top 25 Running Backs in NFL History

    Is the featured running back a dying breed in the NFL ? Many feel it is, and it's difficult to discredit this sentiment entirely...

    Tyler Horner Written by Tyler Horner about 7 days ago 233 reads 2 comments

  8. 5 Years of Cristiano Ronaldo: Top 5 Moments at Real Madrid

    This week marked the fifth anniversary of Cristiano Ronaldo's earth-shattering £80 million transfer from Manchester United to make him the most expensive player in the world at the time...

    Liam Newman Written by Liam Newman about 7 days ago 11,960 reads 24 comments

  9. 1 Reason Why Each Team Can Win the World Cup

    The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been a superb celebration of football so far, but with 32 nations now whittled down to just eight, each one of them will be dreaming of producing just three ...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 17,229 reads 81 comments

  10. B/R Women's MMA Rankings, July 2014

    Women's MMA is growing, and with that, we must keep up with the times. Women are getting more and more opportunities in mixed martial arts, as well as becoming more prevalent on the big stage...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 7 days ago 3,317 reads 15 comments

  11. Wisconsin Football: Incoming Freshmen Most Likely to Start This Season

    Last season, the Wisconsin football team found themselves with more seniors than could start, leaving them with a bevy of experience and a dearth of spots for freshmen...

    Brian Weidy Written by Brian Weidy about 7 days ago 5,683 reads 3 comments

  12. Ranking the Top Foreign-Born College Basketball Stars in 2014-15

    The Mutt and Jeff combination pictured above are two of the better college basketball players in America, despite the fact that neither was born in America...

    Scott Henry Written by Scott Henry about 7 days ago 15,014 reads 36 comments

  13. Ranking Big Ten Football Teams Now That Maryland, Rutgers Are Official Members

    Maryland and Rutgers became official members of the Big Ten Conference Tuesday afternoon, pushing the total number of programs in the league up to 14...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 8 days ago 73,910 reads 501 comments

  14. Best Potential 2014 Free-Agent Landing Spots for Isaiah Thomas

    Isaiah Thomas doesn't have a ton of control over where he ends up this offseason, but the diminutive point guard can force the Sacramento Kings' hand by signing an early offer sheet ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 8 days ago 30,151 reads 82 comments

  15. 10 Players Whose Stock Fell During the 2014 Brazil World Cup Round of 16

    In every World Cup, and in every round of every World Cup, new footballing stars are born: Witness the rise of Colombia’s James Rodriguez in the 2014 Brazil tournament and the ...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 8 days ago 40,801 reads 28 comments

  16. Best Sports Movie Montages

    The movie montage is a truly magical place where miracles can happen right before your eyes. With the montage, a sports team can go from last to first in a matter of minutes...

    Matt Haupert Written by Matt Haupert about 8 days ago 36,898 reads 11 comments

  17. Each MLB Team's Best Prospect Trade Chip for the Deadline

    July has begun, which means there's now less than a month until the non-waiver trade deadline. It also means there's bound to be all sorts of rumors and speculation in the coming weeks as teams become buyers and sellers on the trade market...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 8 days ago 192,312 reads 100 comments

  18. 10 Defining Moments from the 2014 World Cup Round of 16

    After eight exciting games in the round of 16 that featured two penalty shootouts and three extra-time contests, we are now officially into the quarterfinal stage of the 2014 World Cup...

    Vince Siu Written by Vince Siu about 8 days ago 2,351 reads 2 comments

  19. Top 10 2015 Recruits to Watch in ESPN High School Football Kickoff

    ESPN announced the lineup and schedule for its 2014 High School Football Kickoff event, which will take place between August 22-24 in various high school locations...

    Brian Leigh Written by Brian Leigh about 8 days ago 23,094 reads 28 comments

  20. 10 Best MMA Submissions Through 1st Half of 2014

    Nate Marquardt closed out Saturday's UFC event in Auckland, New Zealand with a submission win over James Te Huna . However, the former middleweight title challenger still fell short of scoring the most impressive submission of the weekend...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 8 days ago 3,790 reads 6 comments

  21. 5 Players England Should Call Up for Euro 2016 Qualification

    Now England's World Cup is over, attention is switching to the Three Lions qualifying for Euro 2016. They kick-start their campaign against Switzerland in September, with their other rivals including Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 8 days ago 2,946 reads 7 comments

  22. NFL Stars Facing Biggest Adjustments with New Team

    When the new league year starts every March, so does free agency, where teams use the period to remake their rosters with the discarded stars of yesteryear. Some stars still have plenty left in the tank, while others are nearing the end of the line...

    Christopher Hansen Written by Christopher Hansen about 8 days ago 26,630 reads 18 comments

  23. A Timeline of College Football Conference Realignment over the BCS Era

    How many programs do you think changed conferences in the BCS era? Think about it: The BCS lasted from 1998 to 2013—that’s 16 seasons in an FBS that began the era with 112 members...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 8 days ago 5,963 reads 5 comments

  24. Ranking the Baltimore Orioles' Best All-Star Game Candidates

    The 2014 MLB All-Star Game is less than two weeks away now, and fans of the Baltimore Orioles are eager to see who will be chosen to honor the club in the Midsummer Classic...

    Mark Cover Written by Mark Cover about 8 days ago 2,092 reads 1 comments

  25. World Cup 2014: Ranking the Top 10 Saves from 2nd-Round Stage Games

    With the second-round games at this summer’s World Cup producing an exhibition of truly world-class goalkeeping to savour, we have picked out the top 10 saves from those contests and then ranked those stops in order...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 8 days ago 3,343 reads 2 comments