1. The Opening 2016: Each Top 25 Team's Most Important Target at Beaverton

    College football recruiting is a never-ending process, but there are some key moments in the timeline that all fans should pay attention to...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 2 hours ago 7,828 reads 46 comments

  2. Contenders for 2016 Athlete of the Year So Far

    Numerous athletes produced historic performances throughout the opening half of 2016. Perhaps the biggest news from the first six months of the year is that neither Lionel Messi nor Cristiano Ronaldo is the best footballer in the world...

    Zac Wassink Written by Zac Wassink about 4 hours ago 10,041 reads 54 comments

  3. 10 Best Defensive Coordinators in College Football

    Games are won on the field, but part of that equation is the impact of defensive coordinators. They're calling the shots, picking the right coverages and blitzes to stall an opponent's drive...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 5 hours ago 12,206 reads 59 comments

  4. The Top 10 Greatest Teams That Couldn't Finish the Job

    Winning a championship is the most difficult thing an athlete can accomplish, as it takes the perfect amount of skill, good health and more luck than some would think...

    Nick Dimengo Written by Nick Dimengo about 7 hours ago 15,407 reads 50 comments

  5. Winners and Losers of June on the 2017 College Football Recruiting Trail

    College football recruiting has now hit its latest dead period, and things will be mostly quiet on the trail for the next few weeks as the calendar creeps closer to the 2016 season...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 7 hours ago 21,121 reads 69 comments

  6. 5 Players Who Should Have Caught Chelsea Boss Antonio Conte's Eye at Euro 2016

    It seems Antonio Conte has been impressed by what he has seen in France this summer. While away on international duty with Italy, the new Chelsea coach will have seen plenty of talent on display at Euro 2016...

    Garry Hayes Written by Garry Hayes about 8 hours ago 4,945 reads 23 comments

  7. Ranking England's Players Following Their Euro 2016 Exit

    England fans are all too familiar with the images percolating through various forms of media since their Euro 2016 exit on Monday night. Players strewn on the ground in disbelief and disappointment after getting knocked out? Check...

    Thomas Cooper Written by Thomas Cooper about 8 hours ago 10,234 reads 48 comments

  8. 5 NBA Teams That Should Be Active in Trade Talks During 2016 Offseason

    There are a million ways for NBA teams to improve their players—from strength training and skill drills to sleep science and nutrition education—but only three methods to improving their rosters...

    Josh Martin Written by Josh Martin about 8 hours ago 866 reads 1 comments

  9. Mike Freeman's 10-Point Stance: NFL Teams Still Tone-Deaf to Domestic Abuse

    The NFL has struggled when it comes to its players and violence against women. Well, here we go again... 1. The NFL Still Doesn't Get It The NFL said it learned...

    Mike Freeman Written by Mike Freeman about 11 hours ago 56,479 reads 18 comments

  10. Thankless Dominance: Piecing Together the NFL's Best Offensive Line Today

    Building the perfect anything can be an impossible task, but it's even more so when trying to piece together the best possible combination among the league's top offensive linemen...

    Brent Sobleski Written by Brent Sobleski about 11 hours ago 7,073 reads 35 comments

  11. Who's the Talk of Every NFL Team's Offseason so Far?

    In less than three months, the NFL season will start. The league's vacation is just about over, with organized team activities already started and training camp right around the corner...

    Justis Mosqueda Written by Justis Mosqueda about 13 hours ago 47,243 reads 165 comments

  12. Wimbledon 2016: Americans with the Best Chance of Reaching Week 2

    American tennis has a stronger contingent of women’s players who hope to win Wimbledon. Everyone knows that world No...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 15 hours ago 1,183 reads 0 comments

  13. 10 Unknown Players Who Will Be Household Names by March Madness

    One of the greatest aspects of college basketball is how certain players emerge during the NCAA tournament, going from relative anonymity to stardom in seemingly the blink of an eye...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 19 hours ago 10,873 reads 10 comments

  14. 12 Most Outrageous Sports Stories of 2016 so Far

    The ongoing issues in Rio leading up to the 2016 Summer Olympics have to collectively represent the most outrageous sports story of 2016 right? But what else? Already (somehow) half ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 1 day ago 39,805 reads 25 comments

  15. Top Clutch Performances of the Week

    Miracles do happen in sports, and clutch performances are a big reason why. Our weekly look at the top clutch performances returns, highlighted by dramatic changes in the international ...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 day ago 10,147 reads 21 comments

  16. Remembering the 10 Top Kicks from the 2015-16 NBA Season

    With the 2015-16 NBA season now over, there's no better time to review 10 of the top on-court kicks. NBA players have historically been the biggest facilitators of sneaker style...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 1 day ago 51,762 reads 72 comments

  17. Georgia Football Recruiting: Top Commits, Targets to Watch at The Opening

    In case you haven't noticed, Georgia is simply on fire in recruiting new head coach Kirby Smart's first full class of future Bulldogs. And now it's time to keep that blaze spreading to Nike's campus in Beaverton , Oregon, next week at The Opening...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 1 day ago 3,180 reads 4 comments

  18. USC Football Recruiting: Trojans' Top Commits, Targets to Watch at the Opening

    Southern California's 2017 recruiting is off to a relatively slow start, with only 10 players committed as we near the end of June...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 day ago 4,489 reads 4 comments

  19. Auburn Football Recruiting: Tigers' Top Targets to Watch at the Opening

    As a recruiting powerhouse in college football, Auburn is naturally going to have an influence on the prospects descending on Nike's campus in Beaverton, Oregon, next week for The Opening...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 1 day ago 2,859 reads 4 comments

  20. NHL Free Agents 2016: Top 10 Players 25 Years and Under

    The NHL 's free-agent period begins on July 1. Most of the attention will be on the destinations of unrestricted free agents...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 1 day ago 25,218 reads 69 comments

  21. Elite 11 2016: Power Ranking This Year's Finalists

    The 2016 Elite 11 class of quarterbacks returns to action July 5 at Nike's world headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon...

    Tyler  Donohue Written by Tyler Donohue about 1 day ago 33,442 reads 102 comments

  22. Austrian Grand Prix 2016: 5 Bold Predictions for Red Bull Ring Race

    The ninth round of the 2016 Formula One season will take place at this weekend's Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring, where Nico Rosberg will be hoping to extend his points advantage over Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 1 day ago 2,352 reads 2 comments

  23. Ranking the Top 25 Sophomores of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    After passing on the chance to become a lottery pick in this year's NBA draft, California's Ivan Rabb headlines our robust list of college basketball's top sophomores for the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 day ago 10,533 reads 29 comments

  24. NHL Free Agents 2016: The All-Risk Team

    Now that the 2016 draft is in the books, NHL teams get their next chance to improve their rosters for the upcoming season when the free-agency window opens on July 1...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 2 days ago 1,271 reads 0 comments

  25. Brock Lesnar Returns to UFC: The Defining Moments of His MMA Career to Date

    Brock Lesnar is a large man, in multiple ways. Granted, none of his other largenesses happen without his physical largeness, but even so, he looms over both pro wrestling and MMA as a bona fide superstar...

    Scott Harris Written by Scott Harris about 2 days ago 8,542 reads 50 comments