1. Under-the-Radar MLB Acquisitions Proving to Be X-Factors

    On a yearly basis, it's the high-priced free-agent signings and blockbuster trades that rule baseball's offseason, not the secondary and tertiary moves that barely register a blip on the radar...

    Rick Weiner Written by Rick Weiner about 6 days ago 14,001 reads 30 comments

  2. Ranking the Greatest Champions in Wimbledon History

    Roger Federer is shooting for his eighth Wimbledon title this year. Serena Williams is going for her sixth. With those credentials, they belong in the discussion regarding the greatest Wimbledon champions...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 6 days ago 11,008 reads 45 comments

  3. The Opening 2015: 10 Sleeper Recruits to Watch in Beaverton

    Each year, blue-chip prospects flock to The Opening, the elite recruiting showcase at Nike's headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Most of the invitees to the event sport 5- or 4-star ratings and amass long offer sheets...

    Justin Ferguson Written by Justin Ferguson about 6 days ago 61,600 reads 30 comments

  4. Ranking the 10 Most Iconic Bouts in Boxing History

    A ranking of the 10 most iconic boxing matches of all time is not the same as a roll call of the 10 greatest. Some of the fights on this list were not even particularly good, let alone great...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 6 days ago 34,115 reads 27 comments

  5. 5 Star Names from the European U21 Championships Top Clubs Should Be Looking at

    The Under-21 European Championships are over, and before too long we'll be back among the weekly fun and games of domestic football. But before all that, we have a whole summer of transfer activity to dig through...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 6 days ago 5,033 reads 6 comments

  6. Who's Hot, Who's Not on the PGA Tour

    So you're a golfer on the PGA Tour, and maybe you have $3 million allegedly on your Whirlpool's spin cycle, or maybe you just won the U.S. Open for your second consecutive major...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 6 days ago 1,347 reads 0 comments

  7. 14 Super-Obvious Sports Humblebrags

    The humblebrag is not dead—it's just usually more well-disguised. Not for these 14 sports figures, though. One of the worst things about humblebrags is their regular confusion with just straight-up, outright brags...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 6 days ago 9,634 reads 10 comments

  8. Ranking Bayern Munich's 2014 Transfer Window Signings on Last Season's Efforts

    The summer transfer window is underway at Germany's biggest club, as Bayern Munich have already begun their pre-season shopping with the acquisition of Douglas Costa from Shakhtar Donetsk (h/t Shakhtar's official site )...

    Stefan Bienkowski Written by Stefan Bienkowski about 6 days ago 4,238 reads 7 comments

  9. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Jacksonville Jaguars Rookie

    Rookies bring an annual freshness to every squad, a fact especially true for the Jacksonville Jaguars . The team has been one of the youngest in the NFL for the past couple of years, and this year's additions may be the best yet...

    Evan Reier Written by Evan Reier about 6 days ago 3,845 reads 8 comments

  10. B/R NFL 1,000: Ranking the Top 35 3-4 Outside Linebackers from 2014

    Who is the best player in the NFL ? Not based on the last 10 years or one game, but over the last year: Who was the best? Good luck answering that one without starting a fight, right? ...

    Matt Miller Written by Matt Miller about 6 days ago 100,237 reads 336 comments

  11. The Beaten Path: 5 MMA Prospects to Watch in July

    Another month of MMA, another month of high-end prospects plying their craft in hopes of grabbing the attention of a major MMA organization...

    Riley Kontek Written by Riley Kontek about 6 days ago 6,751 reads 6 comments

  12. 2015 NFL Rookies Who Already Look Like Draft-Day Steals

    Even though the start of NFL training camps is still nearly a month away, numerous picks from the later rounds of the 2015 NFL draft already appear to be well on their way to outperforming their draft positions this upcoming season...

    Dan Hope Written by Dan Hope about 6 days ago 130,949 reads 116 comments

  13. 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship: Team of the Tournament

    The European Under-21 Championship concluded on Tuesday, as Sweden defeated Portugal on penalties to lift the trophy for the first time ever...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 6 days ago 26,060 reads 7 comments

  14. Updated Win-Loss Projections for Every MLB Contender at the Midseason Mark

    With the season halfway complete, let's take a look at the most updated win-loss projections for contending teams, courtesy of FanGraphs . FanGraphs uses an advanced formula to predict how each team will finish the season...

    Luke Strickland Written by Luke Strickland about 6 days ago 52,484 reads 146 comments

  15. 4 European Under-21 Stars Who Should Be on Liverpool's Radar

    The European Under-21 Championship came to its conclusion on Tuesday night, with Sweden vanquishing Portugal by virtue of a 4-3 penalty-shootout victory, bringing an end to a tournament ...

    Jack Lusby Written by Jack Lusby about 6 days ago 10,989 reads 21 comments

  16. Strengths and Weaknesses of Manchester City Transfer Target Raheem Sterling

    Manchester City have already had two sizable bids turned down for Liverpool 's Raheem Sterling , according to Ben Smith at BBC Sport, and they are expected to return with an improved offer in the coming days...

    Rob Pollard Written by Rob Pollard about 6 days ago 7,575 reads 20 comments

  17. UCLA Football: Bruins' 2015 Schedule from Easiest to Toughest

    The UCLA 2015 football schedule appears to be a bit easier on paper than it was a season ago. Jim Mora's bunch will take on Oregon State and Washington State this year and will also feature its two toughest nonconference games (Virginia, BYU) at home.

    Jason Fray Written by Jason Fray about 6 days ago 8,073 reads 4 comments

  18. NFL Playoff Odds for Every Team at the Start of July

    The NFL season hasn't started yet, so what better time to look at the playoff picture? Time flies, after all. Soon we will be eating Thanksgiving dinner, watching football while fighting off turkey-induced naps...

    Alessandro Miglio Written by Alessandro Miglio about 6 days ago 57,823 reads 279 comments

  19. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each San Francisco 49ers Rookie

    What are realistic expectations for the San Francisco 49ers ’ 2015 rookie class? A pessimist might say this rookie class will be one of the NFL 's worst. The first-round pick, former Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead, is a project...

    Grant Cohn Written by Grant Cohn about 6 days ago 12,902 reads 8 comments

  20. NBA Free Agents 2015: Final Top 50 Big Board

    The NBA 's crazy season is upon us. With the draft firmly in the past, the focus now shifts away from the incoming players, moving to highlight the established players who are no longer under contract...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 6 days ago 1,294,935 reads 684 comments

  21. Ranking the 10 New CBB Coaches Most Likely to Make the 2016 NCAA Tournament

    Recently hired college basketball coaches have a very limited amount of time to reach the NCAA tournament before their seats start getting hot, but there are quite a few 2015 offseason ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 6 days ago 24,169 reads 36 comments

  22. Setting Realistic Expectations for Each Detroit Lions Rookie

    Every year, fantasy footballers and fans get whipped into a frenzy about the incoming rookie class. It often leads to unreasonable expectations and overbidding in fantasy drafts. Just ask Eric Ebron...

    Brandon Alisoglu Written by Brandon Alisoglu about 6 days ago 8,594 reads 19 comments

  23. Argentina vs. Paraguay: Winners and Losers from Copa America 2015 Semi-Final

    Argentina blitzed Paraguay in the second semi-final of the 2015 Copa America on Wednesday, winning 6-1 to take their place against hosts Chile in the final on Saturday...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 6 days ago 13,142 reads 55 comments

  24. Preview and Predictions for the 2015 Greenbrier Classic

    Following Bubba Watson's playoff win at the Travelers Championship, the PGA Tour heads 600 miles southwest to TPC Old White in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia, for the Greenbrier Classic...

    Ben Alberstadt Written by Ben Alberstadt about 6 days ago 2,738 reads 0 comments

  25. UFC Rankings: Good Calls and Bad Calls Following UFC Fight Night 70

    Yoel Romero was at it again at UFC Fight Night 70, where he stopped Lyoto Machida and continued to prove he is one of the best and most entertaining competitors at 185 pounds...

    Sean Smith Written by Sean Smith about 6 days ago 5,477 reads 11 comments