1. College Football Rankings 2016-17: B/R's Final Official Top 25

    The dust has settled and now we have a clear champion. Clemson is the best in college football for 2016-17 after beating defending champ Alabama in Tampa on Monday for its first national title since 1981...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Bleacher Report College Football Staff about 10 days ago 189,146 reads 309 comments

  2. Ranking the Best 'Glue Guys' in College Basketball in 2016-17 Season

    "Glue guy" is a nebulous term that means different things to different people. As the phrase suggests, it refers to a player whose presence holds the team together, helping the team function as a single unit, rather than five individuals...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 10 days ago 15,916 reads 30 comments

  3. 10 Current Sports Stars We Should Never Have Doubted

    Aaron Rodgers is in decline? Something is wrong with him? Pssh . We should have known better. Yes, it made perfect sense to wonder if the 33-year-old quarterback was entering ...

    Laura Depta Written by Laura Depta about 10 days ago 2,777 reads 3 comments

  4. Under-the-Radar Boxers to Watch in 2017

    Despite such important bouts as Sergey Kovalev vs. Andre Ward, Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter and Terence Crawford vs...

    Briggs Seekins Written by Briggs Seekins about 10 days ago 6,206 reads 4 comments

  5. Major Sports Trades That Need to Happen Soon

    With 2017 quickly taking shape, we wanted to break down some major sports trades that need to happen soon. These are moves that span the likes of the NFL, NBA and NHL...

    Giancarlo Ferrari-King Written by Giancarlo Ferrari-King about 10 days ago 6,100 reads 8 comments

  6. 6 Ways WWE Raw Must Improve to Compete with Thriving SmackDown Brand

    The first week of 2017 provided WWE with the ultimate opportunity to start with a fresh slate, and now that we are over seven days into the new year, it's safe to say that next to nothing has changed about the product from late 2016...

    Graham GSM Matthews Written by Graham GSM Matthews about 10 days ago 14,217 reads 54 comments

  7. Midseason Grades for Each Golden State Warriors Player

    The Golden State Warriors are approaching the halfway point of the 2016-17 NBA season with a historic offense and ruthless efficiency...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 11 days ago 14,181 reads 22 comments

  8. Calling Fact or Fiction on the Hottest NHL Trade Speculation

    As we approach the midpoint of the NHL schedule, the March 1 trade deadline is less than two months away...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 11 days ago 30,152 reads 47 comments

  9. Winners and Losers of AP College Basketball Top 25 Poll in Week 10

    At the midway point of the 2016-17 college basketball season, the Baylor Bears are the biggest winners in Week 10's Associated Press Top 25 ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 11 days ago 9,052 reads 12 comments

  10. Midseason Player Grades for Each Los Angeles Lakers Player

    The Los Angeles Lakers are a study in contrasts as they reach the halfway mark of the 2016-17 season. They can be fun to watch as they romp up and down the court, but they can ...

    David  Murphy Written by David Murphy about 11 days ago 13,927 reads 21 comments

  11. WWE Royal Rumble: Power Ranking Every Battle Royal Match of All Time

    Every year, WWE presents its annual Royal Rumble match, a 30-man, over-the-top-rope contest to determine the No. 1 contender to the world title at WrestleMania...

    Erik Beaston Written by Erik Beaston about 11 days ago 33,298 reads 36 comments

  12. European Club Rankings: Good News for Real Madrid, Bad News for Barcelona

    It's time for the first European club rankings of 2017. The Bundesliga is on a break, and Ligue 1 doesn't return till the weekend, but that hasn't stopped us from compiling the latest order...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 11 days ago 1,342 reads 3 comments

  13. NBA Player Power Rankings: B/R's Top 30 Point Guards at the Halfway Point

    The point guards of today's NBA are no longer tasked solely with making teammates' lives easier. Those "pure" floor generals still exist, but the league's best at the position also do everything else...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 11 days ago 304,584 reads 376 comments

  14. Ranking 7 Potential Replacements for Petr Cech at Arsenal

    Petr Cech has not quite looked himself this season. Whether it’s merely a spell of bad form or the start of an inevitable decline remains unclear, but six clean sheets from 20 Premier League appearances is not up to his usual standards...

    James McNicholas Written by James McNicholas about 11 days ago 18,693 reads 24 comments

  15. Chris Simms' Post-Wild-Card Playoff Power Rankings

    What did we learn from the most lopsided NFL Wild Card Round since 1981? The same lesson I learned growing up around my dad's Giants teams or playing alongside some all-time veterans—the ...

    Chris Simms Written by Chris Simms about 11 days ago 180,965 reads 297 comments

  16. MLB Spring Training 2017: The Top 10 2nd Basemen to Watch

    The second base position has quickly become one of the deepest in baseball thanks to the emergence of a handful of new young stars and the sustained success of some veteran staples...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 11 days ago 36,744 reads 26 comments

  17. European Club Rankings: Good News for Real Madrid; Bad News for Barcelona

    Welcome to the latest edition of the European Club Rankings, which is returning to written format for 2017. You can watch the video version here...

    Sam Tighe Written by Sam Tighe about 11 days ago 13,614 reads 50 comments

  18. NHL Power Rankings: B/R Experts' Week 14 Poll

    It’s been an eventful three weeks since we last updated the NHL power rankings here at Bleacher Report, but with the holidays behind us, our panel of hockey writers reconvened to take a look around the league...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 11 days ago 27,934 reads 95 comments

  19. College Basketball Rankings 2016-17: Bleacher Report's Week 10 Top 25

    If you polled most college basketball writers and fans, the ACC would probably get the nod for best league in America. But the advanced numbers at KenPom.com say the Big 12 is college basketball's best league for the fourth straight season...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 11 days ago 45,048 reads 54 comments

  20. NFL Wild Card Sunday: Takeaways from Miami vs. Pittsburgh and NY vs. Green Bay

    Wild Card Weekend is complete. One day after the Houston Texans and Seattle Seahawks won at home in convincing fashion, four more teams took to frigid playing fields Sunday to determine the final two participants in the divisional round...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 11 days ago 48,276 reads 119 comments

  21. Best Potential 2016-17 NBA Trade Deadline Targets for Oklahoma City Thunder

    At 22-16, the Oklahoma City Thunder are seventh in the Western Conference and six games in the clear for the playoffs. With a real chance to compete for first-round home-court advantage, it's only reasonable to explore the trade market...

    Vytis Lasaitis Written by Vytis Lasaitis about 11 days ago 18,706 reads 12 comments

  22. Djokovic Tops Murray to Lead First 2017 Winners and Losers

    The superstars were out for the first week of the 2017 season and Novak Djokovic was the big winner, defeating super rival Andy Murray for the Doha title...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 11 days ago 3,146 reads 8 comments

  23. 10 Sports Stars Who Are About to Have Huge Years

    For some, 2017 will be huge . A look at the past says this well enough. Last year, LeBron James owned 2016 by getting his Cleveland Cavaliers a title. Peyton Manning rode off into the sunset with a Lombardi Trophy...

    Chris Roling Written by Chris Roling about 12 days ago 3,467 reads 1 comments

  24. WWE Royal Rumble 2017: Superstars Who Deserve Biggest Pushes Leading Up to PPV

    The Royal Rumble is the perfect opportunity for new stars to emerge. Lasting in the Rumble match for over 30 minutes is a feat. Making the final four is even better. And winning the thing? It's the stuff that legends are made of...

    Kevin Wong Written by Kevin Wong about 12 days ago 23,552 reads 75 comments

  25. Ranking Top 5 NBA Stars at Every Position: Early 2017 Edition

    The NBA crashed into the new year with its superstar collection bursting at the seams. The old basketball guard has yet to vacate its posts, with 30-somethings like LeBron James and Chris Paul still bringing nightly dominance inside the lines...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 12 days ago 150,888 reads 434 comments