1. Ranking the Top 50 Players in the 2018 NBA Playoffs

    Sit tight. The NBA postseason-participant player rankings you (obviously) ordered are en route. We just have to go over a few ground rules first. Players are being evaluated as if we're acquiring them for the 2018 playoffs...

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  2. NBA Power Rankings: How All 30 Teams Stack Up at the End of 2017-18

    How good are all 30 NBA teams? That's a more complicated question than you'd think because answering it means pricing in whatever extra gear we believe each team has while also ...

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  3. Ranking CBB's Top 10 Classes After the Start of the Early Signing Period

    College basketball is fading into the background for versatile sports fans, but the current recruiting period offers one more moment in the spotlight...

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  4. NFL Draft 400: Top OTs for 2018 NFL Draft

    Scouts and general managers have called the 2018 NFL draft class average, but we still have questions. Who is the best overall player? How about the best at each position? The NFL Draft 400's goal is to figure that out...

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  5. Braun Strowman, Nicholas and the Strangest WWE Tag Team Pairings Ever

    Believe it or not, Braun Strowman and Nicholas don't comprise the strangest tag team to compete in WWE. When the monstrous Strowman took on The Bar at WrestleMania 34, he did so with a 10-year-old kid yanked from the crowd in his corner...

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  6. Ranking the Top 10 Juniors for the 2018 College Football Season

    Ed Oliver , Nick Bosa and Clelin Ferrell headline the deep list of elite defensive linemen who will be juniors during the 2018 college football season...

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  7. NBA Playoff Bracket 2018: Round-by-Round Predictions

    You can now breathe. The end of the NBA 's 2017-18 regular season featured one twist after another as myriad squads battled for playoff positioning in both conferences...

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  8. Metrics 101: MLB's Most Criminally Underpaid Stars

    Everyone seems to love a good handwringing about overpaid Major League Baseball stars, but the truth is that the majority of them are actually underpaid. Today, MLB Metrics 101 aims to shine light on the most egregious examples...

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  9. Which NFL Players Are Prime Candidates for in-Season Extensions in 2018?

    The NFL is a business, and each organization makes its every move with the future in mind. Franchises can't spend an exorbitant amount every offseason and later expect to keep talent...

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  10. 2018 NBA Draft Big Board: Post-Regular-Season Edition

    With the NBA 's 2017-18 regular season complete, front offices for lottery-bound teams will now shift their attention to the draft. Prospects are in the process of hiring agents, testing the waters and deciding whether to return to college...

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  11. Grading Every Top 10 College Basketball Team's Recruiting Class

    Wednesday marked the beginning of the regular signing period for college basketball, which runs through May 16 for Division I. Prospects who didn't sign in November can now make it official where they'll be playing next season...

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  12. Every NBA Playoff Team's Biggest X-Factor

    It took all 82 games to get sorted out, but the 2018 NBA playoff picture has come into focus. Sixteen teams are left standing, each with some degree of championship hopes and a small cast of characters critical to success...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Final Report Card Grade for Every NBA Team

    Red-pen enthusiasts assemble! Year-end NBA report cards are here, in all their unrepressed glory, equally underrating your favorite team and overrating every team that isn't your favorite team...

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  14. Swan Song: Notable NFL Players Who Could Hang 'Em Up Soon

    Father Time is undefeated, no matter how great you are at anything. You can own the NFL with your skills and intelligence, but eventually those skills will start to erode, lost to the vagaries of age...

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  15. Top 25 Under 25: Ranking NFL's Best Young Stars Ahead of the 2018 Draft

    In the National Football League, youth is king. Sure, there are plenty of veteran stars in the league on both sides of the ball. Tom Brady is on the wrong side of 40 and still chugging along...

    Gary Davenport Written by Gary Davenport about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. NFL Draft 400: Top TEs for 2018 NFL Draft

    Scouts and general managers have called the 2018 NFL draft class average, but we still have questions. Who is the best overall player? How about the best at each position? The goal of the NFL Draft 400 series is to figure that out...

    Matt  Miller Written by Matt Miller about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  17. Cleveland Cavaliers' Biggest X-Factors Ahead of 2018 NBA Playoffs

    For the fourth straight season since LeBron James returned, the Cleveland Cavaliers have clinched a spot in the NBA playoffs. This year is different, however...

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  18. Final Report Card Grades for Every Los Angeles Lakers Player

    Early playoff hopes proved laughable for the 2017-18 Los Angeles Lakers , but this was still the most successful squad in the two years of the post- Kobe Bryant era. Success, of course, is a relative term...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  19. Metrics 101: Ranking the NBA's Top 10 Free Agents This Summer

    Whether your favorite NBA team is set to embark on a playoff run and chase after the Larry O'Brien Trophy or is gearing up for an offseason spent with Ping-Pong balls and lottery picks, you can already start looking forward to free agency...

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  20. NBA Draft Whiteboards for Every Projected Playoff Team

    Playoff teams picking outside the lottery still put together boards in preparation for NBA draft night. They'll each have a handful of targets based on who's projected to be available ...

    Jonathan Wasserman Written by Jonathan Wasserman about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. EPL 100: Ranking of Premier League's Best Players After Matchday 33

    Have you ever wrapped up a weekend and thought to yourself "I achieved nothing there?" It would be no surprise if that ' s how the Premier League feels right now...

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  22. Grading Every Golden State Warriors Player as the NBA Season Winds Down

    The end of the Golden State Warriors ' 2017-18 season is so close that you can taste it. It's a strange combination of relief, frustration, excitement, anxiety, familiarity and unknown...

    Zach Buckley Written by Zach Buckley about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  23. Answering Biggest 2018 NBA Draft Questions for Every Projected Lottery Team

    There are questions about how each projected lottery team should strategize for the NBA draft. And teams who miss the playoffs can't afford to screw up their pick...

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  24. Change of Scenery: NFL Players Who Are Poised for Breakout Roles with New Teams

    The NFL 's annual offseason shuffling has a way of giving certain players the breath of fresh air they needed on a new team with new surroundings...

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  25. Ranking the Most Underrated Free-Agency Moves as the 2018 NFL Draft Nears

    In free agency, the big bucks get the headlines. There's been no shortage of stories written about Kirk Cousins and his fully guaranteed $84 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings...

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