1. 10 NHL Players to Watch in Their Contract Years During 2016-17 Season

    Among next summer's crop of NHL unrestricted free agents, San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns and Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop will garner most of the headlines...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 7 days ago 11,488 reads 28 comments

  2. Takeaways from MLB Week 20

    The Washington Nationals lead the NL East largely because second baseman Daniel Murphy is having an MVP-caliber year...

    Seth Gruen Written by Seth Gruen about 7 days ago 25,011 reads 75 comments

  3. What Makes a Good Sports Villain?

    Villains in sports are rampant, in large part a realization of perspective more than anything else. LeBron James isn't such a dastardly villain anymore, but his timeline provides a pretty good example of the perspective angle...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 7 days ago 3,718 reads 7 comments

  4. Grading Pascal Wehrlein's Start to Life in Formula 1

    Pascal Wehrlein may be regarded as Mercedes' answer to Max Verstappen, but there was a very real danger the German wouldn't be in Formula One in 2016...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 7 days ago 2,274 reads 0 comments

  5. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Latest Card Predictions, Including John Cena vs. AJ Styles

    WWE 's SummerSlam event is nearly upon us, and this should be a major night for the company. There are 13 matches booked, so it is a monster card. But it's not a monster card just for the number of bouts, but also for the importance of the top bouts...

    Tom Clark Written by Tom Clark about 7 days ago 12,395 reads 26 comments

  6. Ultimate Guide to Real Madrid's 2016/17 Season

    Real Madrid are already up and running in competitive action, but the real kick-off date for them is Sunday when the 2016/17 La Liga season gets underway...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 7 days ago 4,347 reads 16 comments

  7. NFL Preseason Week 2: Takeaways from Friday's Action

    There were only three preseason games on the second Friday of the 2016 exhibition season, but they contained a triple-header of juicy subplots as the night got underway...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 7 days ago 85,944 reads 273 comments

  8. NFL Training Camps 2016: Updates, Rumors and Analysis for August 19

    We're coming to the end of the line for training camps across the NFL . With the second week of the preseason now underway, camps across the league are winding down. Some teams have already closed up shop...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 days ago 7,215 reads 22 comments

  9. Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor and the 5 Most Anticipated Rematches in UFC History

    Days before Nate Diaz steps into the Octagon again with Conor McGregor, the furor around their rematch has reached a fever pitch...

    Sydnie Jones Written by Sydnie Jones about 8 days ago 11,948 reads 20 comments

  10. Predicting the Top Candidates for the 2016-17 Hart Trophy

    According to NHL.com , "T he Hart Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 8 days ago 9,378 reads 42 comments

  11. Ranking the Best Nonconference Schedules in College Basketball in 2016-17

    With 351 schools each playing 30 or so regular-season games every year, it's understandable that schedules tend to trickle out during the offseason instead of being released in bunches like with college football...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 8 days ago 5,335 reads 11 comments

  12. NFL Preseason Week 2: Takeaways from Thursday's Action

    We're getting there, folks. With each passing week of preseason football, we draw a bit closer to September 8, when the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos meet in a rematch of Super Bowl 50...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 8 days ago 98,038 reads 164 comments

  13. WWE NXT: Updated Prospect Rankings and Analysis, Predictions for Week of Aug. 18

    The WWE NXT women's division is suddenly flush with fresh faces. Mandy Rose, Daria Berenato and Nikki Glencross (formerly Nikki Storm) all debuted on Wednesday's NXT ...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 9 days ago 14,309 reads 24 comments

  14. World Cup of Hockey 2016: Odds for Each Team to Win the Tournament

    There will be hockey in less than a month. Fiercely played hockey, with the best players in the world playing for their country's honor...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 9 days ago 28,567 reads 75 comments

  15. WWE SummerSlam 2016: Most Exciting Swerves in Event's History

    History says that fans should expect Sunday's WWE SummerSlam 2016 to feature one major surprise, one moment where the company tosses a swooping curveball into the stories unfolding in the squared circle...

    Ryan Dilbert Written by Ryan Dilbert about 9 days ago 27,394 reads 43 comments

  16. Are These Rio Olympic Stars All-Time Sports Famous?

    Katie Ledecky dominated the Rio Olympics, but will general sports fans be talking about the American swimmer a year or two from now? Sure, the established stars were and are in Rio ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 9 days ago 6,355 reads 0 comments

  17. Top Clutch Performances of the Week

    The 2016 Olympic Games are in full swing, giving our list of top clutch performances a nice boost with some international flavor...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 9 days ago 8,067 reads 1 comments

  18. Most Popular Academic Majors for 2016 Power 5 Conference Football Players

    On fall Saturdays, it can be easy to overlook the fact the players who suit up for the biggest college football teams across the country are still students...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 9 days ago 12,544 reads 54 comments

  19. College Basketball Teams That'll Be Most Impacted by the 2017 NBA Draft

    Indiana should have a great 2016-17 college basketball season led by Thomas Bryant, James Blackmon Jr. and OG Anunoby , but the Hoosiers are one of several teams that could be ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 9 days ago 14,383 reads 10 comments

  20. MLB Position-by-Position 2016 Player Rankings at Quarter Pole

    Who are MLB 's best players at every position at the quarter pole of the 2016 season? This updated version of our position-by-position player rankings takes into account players' ...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 9 days ago 108,760 reads 307 comments

  21. Formula 1's Latest Rumours, Talk: Renault's Kevin Magnussen, Sergio Perez, More

    Renault were thought to have secured a major coup when they signed Kevin Magnussen on the eve of the 2016 Formula One season, but are the team set to drop the Dane already? Even ...

    Oliver Harden Written by Oliver Harden about 9 days ago 3,863 reads 0 comments

  22. The Top NFL Style Icons in the Game Right Now

    The National Football League is a place where style really comes to life. Postgame pressers and offseason appearances have become go-to spots for athletes to express their fashionable endeavors to the rest of the world...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 10 days ago 48,979 reads 92 comments

  23. Rising Stars Emerging in College Football Fall Camps

    College football's long offseason provides plenty of time for new names to pop up as potential stars, but in most cases, this ends up being more a product of speculation than performance...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 days ago 31,352 reads 60 comments

  24. Ranking the Top 25 Freshmen Heading into the 2016 College Football Season

    The 2016 college football season will shove a variety of young talents into the spotlight, but many freshmen appear ready to handle the attention. All around the country, touted prospects will make their collegiate debuts...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 10 days ago 10,107 reads 28 comments

  25. 10 Sports Villains We're Actually Going to Miss One Day

    Admit it: You're going to miss Alex Rodriguez when he's finally gone from the sports news cycle. Sure, what looks like attention-seeking behavior has made him rather unlikable over ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 days ago 14,527 reads 47 comments