1. 12 Most Polarizing Sports Issues of the Past Year

    Are superteams the most polarizing issue in sports right now? What about the ongoing old school vs. new school debate about bat flips, dabs and the like? Sports are wonderful for ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 8,312 reads 8 comments

  2. Candidates to Be Breakout Sports Stars in the 2nd Half of 2016

    Established athletes dominated the overall sports landscape during the opening half of 2016. Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby won the Conn Smythe Trophy and hoisted the Stanley Cup...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 28,017 reads 42 comments

  3. Takeaways from MLB Week 16

    With more than two months of games left to be played, the playoff picture is far from decided. But when the field is set for October's MLB playoffs, we may look back at the end ...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 1 month ago 550 reads 0 comments

  4. Predicting the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Selke Trophy

    A month has passed since the 2016 NHL Awards ceremony was held in Las Vegas on June 22. Last year's biggest winner was Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 month ago 11,677 reads 38 comments

  5. NHL Twitter Mailbag: Which Team Is Winning the Offseason?

    We're getting close to August, which has become about the only month on the calendar when nothing hockey-related happens. July doesn't have a lot either, but there is free agency, arbitration and usually a few trades...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 1 month ago 34,117 reads 30 comments

  6. 11 Ways 'Pokemon Go' Has Taken over Sports

    Pokemon Go has taken over. To say it has reached a level of hysteria would be an understatement. You might even be sick of reading about it, but the craze is so encompassing, ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 11,254 reads 6 comments

  7. 10 Athletes Who Were Able to Shed the Villain Label

    Every story needs a good villain to stir the pot and keep things interesting, so it's only natural that sports has a few characters who do just that...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 39,251 reads 135 comments

  8. 3 Ways Nico Rosberg's New Mercedes Contract Could Affect Formula 1 Driver Market

    After many months of speculation, Mercedes have confirmed that Nico Rosberg will remain with the team for the 2017 and 2018 Formula One seasons...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 1 month ago 3,186 reads 1 comments

  9. B/R Recruiting CFB 200: Top Running Backs of 2017 Class

    After thorough study using specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report National Recruiting Analysts Damon Sayles , Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top 200 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report College Football Staff about 1 month ago 28,045 reads 60 comments

  10. College Basketball Stars Facing Unrealistic Expectations in 2016-17

    The period between the NCAA tournament championship game and the start of the following season is filled with assessments and opinions about the coming college basketball season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 month ago 14,566 reads 11 comments

  11. 4 AC Milan Players Who Would Benefit from a Loan in 2016/17

    AC Milan are a club undergoing a real change. After three consecutive seasons of missing out on qualification for European football, they recently appointed a new coach in Vincenzo Montella, while alterations to the playing squad are underway...

    Blair Newman Written by Blair Newman about 1 month ago 6,339 reads 14 comments

  12. 20 Sleeper Player of the Year Candidates for College Basketball in 2016-17

    A sure sign that a college sports season is just around the corner is the release of preseason "watch lists" for various national awards. This is happening right now for college football, indicating that sport is soon to be underway...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 7,897 reads 16 comments

  13. Ranking Recently Retiring Superstar Careers

    Superstar athletes come, and superstar athletes go. It's the sports version of the cycle of life. Ranking the careers of all-time greats is no easy task, as the debate is all a matter of opinion...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 1 month ago 23,011 reads 74 comments

  14. Predicting the Top 10 Countries in the Final 2016 Olympics Medal Count

    The United States of America has earned the most medals at every Summer Olympics dating back to 1996. But will China, Great Britain or Germany be able to put an end to that streak ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 20,685 reads 5 comments

  15. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of July 21

    The WWE draft's raid of the NXT roster will create a plenitude of opportunities. During Tuesday's draft, Raw claimed former NXT champion Finn Balor . Chad Gable and Jason Jordan of American Alpha are now headed to SmackDown ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 9,597 reads 11 comments

  16. Seth Rollins and the Top 5 WWE In-Ring Performances for the Week of July 21

    Seth Rollins failed to the win the WWE Championship from Dean Ambrose on two straight nights, but he looked tremendous in defeat. The Architect wowed the crowd on Monday's Raw as Ambrose's challenger, a crafty opponent with an eye-popping arsenal...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 1 month ago 9,005 reads 31 comments

  17. 12 Current Superstars Who Will Never Leave Their Teams

    It's an unfortunate reality, but fans know that sports is a business, meaning that even when we least expect it, players get traded or sign elsewhere in free agency all the time. That doesn't mean we want to accept that, though...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 1 month ago 83,226 reads 261 comments

  18. B/R Recruiting CFB 200: Top Linebackers of 2017 Class

    After thorough study using specific scoring criteria , Bleacher Report National Recruiting Analysts Damon Sayles , Sanjay Kirpalani and Tyler Donohue have graded the top 200 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report College Football Staff about 1 month ago 12,246 reads 19 comments

  19. Incredible Gold-Medal Streaks on the Line in Rio

    The South Korean women's archery team will go for its eighth straight gold medal in Rio. Um, what? To even compete in multiple Olympics is incredible. To win gold at all is incredible, to win three in a row even more so...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 5,170 reads 4 comments

  20. WWE Draft Results: Power Ranking Every NXT Star Drafted to Raw, SmackDown Roster

    Tuesday's draft left the WWE roster split between Raw and SmackDown , but the people who benefited the most were the eight Superstars brought up from NXT . Four men and four women were called up...

    The Doctor Chris Mueller Written by The Doctor Chris Mueller about 1 month ago 23,130 reads 58 comments

  21. Ranking the Best Bargain-Bin Buys Remaining on 2016's NBA Free-Agent Market

    Although NBA free agency is on life support, it isn't dead yet. There are still impact players to sign and mid-summer bargains to poach...

    Dan Favale Written by Dan Favale about 1 month ago 117,079 reads 97 comments

  22. How to Stay Classy During a Sports Breakup

    Dwyane Wade and the Miami Heat have broken up. Someone get the tissue! While sad, Wade's departure is all too familiar in the sports world...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 month ago 5,581 reads 9 comments

  23. Who Will Be the NFL's Next Truly Dominant Pass-Rusher?

    It pays to be good at rushing the passer in today's NFL . Von Miller of the Denver Broncos is arguably the best player in the NFL at doing so standing up. He's the NFL's preeminent outside linebacker...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 34,960 reads 139 comments

  24. Formula 1's Latest Rumours and Talk: Fernando Alonso, Kimi Raikkonen and More

    Does Fernando Alonso truly believe he can win the Formula One title in 2017? Or does he just keep saying it to keep McLaren-Honda motivated during one of the most difficult periods ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 1 month ago 6,947 reads 0 comments

  25. 5 Key Fixtures for Real Madrid Fans to Focus on in 2016-17 La Liga Season

    La Liga has announced the fixtures for the upcoming 2016-17 season, providing some interesting opening-weekend encounters for fans across Spain and the rest of the world to look forward to...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 1 month ago 7,549 reads 29 comments