1. The Biggest Offseason Question Mark for Top College Football Playoff Contenders

    Even the college football teams with the best shot at an undefeated record are far from perfect, as Alabama, Ohio State, Florida State and others have major question marks to address before the 2017 season begins...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 53,150 reads 0 comments

  2. Business of Winning: The Most Successful Franchises in Sports History

    Contrary to popular belief, success in sports isn't solely about winning championships. Sure, that's the ultimate goal. The end game. But reaching the postseason and competing on a yearly basis also qualifies as part of the definition...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 month ago 59,945 reads 0 comments

  3. Breaking Down Washington Redskins' Deepest, Thinnest Roster Spots

    A successful haul in free agency and an exciting class from the 2017 NFL draft mean the Washington Redskins are well-stocked at most of the key spots on the roster headed into the new season...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 6,653 reads 0 comments

  4. Boom-or-Bust Predictions for NFL Offseason's Riskiest Moves

    Some NFL general managers prefer not to rock the proverbial boat. As such, it's rare for them to roll the dice on a big-money free agent or pull off a huge draft day trade. Green Bay's Ted Thompson is a prime example...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 53,815 reads 0 comments

  5. The NFL's Biggest Position Battles as Teams Enter OTAs

    In a matter of days, every NFL franchise will have started organized team activities for the 2017 offseason. In less than four months' time, those teams will be ready to battle each other in the quest for the Lombardi Trophy...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 month ago 67,195 reads 0 comments

  6. The NFL's Most Unstoppable Players

    Certain players keep opponents up at night. A select few cause nightmares. Even in a league where elite athletes comprise the majority of NFL rosters, there are those who are ...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 145,261 reads 0 comments

  7. Arsenal Fans Nominate the Most Disappointing Game of the Arsene Wenger Era

    May 17, 2006: The date should be etched into the memory banks of Arsenal fans, as it was the night they agonisingly lost 2-1 to Barcelona in the final of the Champions League...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 1 month ago 5,767 reads 0 comments

  8. Premier League Player Rankings: Azpilicueta and Alexis Sanchez Finish Strongly

    After the Premier League's penultimate week, our player rankings bring big risers and big fallers. With some clubs playing twice inside the grading window, those who clocked 180 ...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 14,847 reads 0 comments

  9. The Offseason Moves That Could Turn NBA Free Agency on Its Head

    Every NBA offseason transaction has a trickle-down effect. Some are more extensive than others, but it's rare that a free-agent signing or completed trade impacts only the involved parties...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 234,464 reads 0 comments

  10. Guide to Boston Celtics Upsetting Cavaliers in Eastern Conference Finals

    Ending the Cleveland Cavaliers ' title defense isn't an easy task, but that's the next challenge for Isaiah Thomas and the Boston Celtics ...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 19,666 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking Top 2017 NBA Free-Agency Destinations

    Predicting how things will shake out in NBA free agency requires more than a crystal ball and some loose tea leaves...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 177,077 reads 0 comments

  12. One Hidden Gem on Each Top 25 College Football Team in 2017

    College football has become a year-round sport with recruiting that sometimes begins when kids are 13 years old, yet even the favorites to compete for a spot in the College Football ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 102,934 reads 0 comments

  13. Ranking the Top 10 College Football Traditions

    The pageantry of college football is one of the main things that separates it from most other sports. While what happens between the sidelines on the gridiron is the main reason ...

    Brad Shepard Written by Brad Shepard about 1 month ago 43,816 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Mock Draft 2017: Post-Lottery Edition

    The 2017 NBA draft board is officially set following the Boston Celtics' victory at the 2017 lottery Tuesday...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 767,558 reads 0 comments

  15. Storied College Football Programs That Will Struggle in 2017

    College football teams strive to build a national brand, but sustained success results in high annual expectations. It's not easy to match that potential every season...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 1 month ago 103,179 reads 0 comments

  16. Testing the B.S. Meter on MLB's Most Shocking 1st-Quarter Breakouts

    Even by baseball standards, the first quarter of the 2017 MLB season has been full of surprises. But rather than gush over them, let's ask the blunt question: What's for real and ...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 52,889 reads 0 comments

  17. Highlighting Every NFL Team's Best and Worst Offseason Move so Far

    More than 300 contracts were doled out in free agency, 253 players were drafted at the end of April, hundreds of undrafted free agents have been added to rosters and dozens of veterans have been released...

    Brad Gagnon Written by Brad Gagnon about 1 month ago 304,767 reads 0 comments

  18. Projecting Every 1st-Round Pick's Year 1 Impact

    The NFL draft provides every team and fanbase with hope, but it's fleeting. It's a false narrative based on the unknown. Once the season arrives, reality strikes...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 1 month ago 103,023 reads 0 comments

  19. Predicting NFL's Best Sophomore Seasons for 2017

    NFL careers are painfully short, especially at certain positions. Teams need high-end production from their top draft picks, and they need it now. Patience is at a premium...

    Sean Tomlinson Written by Sean Tomlinson about 1 month ago 92,579 reads 0 comments

  20. B/R Experts: Big-Game Predictions, May 16-18

    The domestic seasons are heading towards their conclusions around Europe, with some issues already resolved. The Premier League title is Chelsea’s, while the Bundesliga belongs to Bayern Munich...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 1 month ago 11,005 reads 0 comments

  21. Biggest Offseason Priorities and Targets for Washington Wizards

    Winning on the road in the NBA playoffs is hard. Just ask the Washington Wizards , who couldn't muster a single victory away from the Verizon Center in Round 2 and wound up one 'W' short of the Eastern Conference as a result...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 1 month ago 11,547 reads 0 comments

  22. Metrics 101: Ranking Every NBA No. 1 Pick in the Lottery Era

    On June 22, NBA Commissioner Adam Silver will stride across a stage at the Barclays Center and announce the newest No. 1 pick. That player, whether it's Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball or a surprise selection, will immediately be both blessed and cursed...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 1 month ago 261,782 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Free Agents Who Could Thrive in New Roles

    Almost every NBA free agent who isn't chasing a ring will be on the hunt for more minutes, touches and a larger role. Oh, and more money. But stepping into a high-responsibility gig isn't for everyone...

    Grant Hughes Written by Grant Hughes about 1 month ago 54,560 reads 0 comments

  24. 2017 NBA Draft: 5 Picks Los Angeles Lakers Should Target Late in 1st Round

    The Los Angeles Lakers are slated to make two selections in the 2017 NBA draft, but they only know the location of one of them. That would be the 28th pick, acquired from the Houston Rockets at the deadline for super-sub Lou Williams...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 36,415 reads 0 comments

  25. European Club Rankings: Real Madrid Pass the Test; Roma Crack Serie A Open

    Did Real Madrid just finish off La Liga's title race? Their tussle with Sevilla on Sunday seemed the most likely chance of them dropping points, but they emerged with a 4-1 win that all but killed Barcelona's slim hopes of a third straight championship...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 1 month ago 11,040 reads 0 comments