1. 9 Crucial Stats That Could Decide the 2014 MLB Division Series Winners

    During October's national stage, performances on the field get most of the attention and focus. But underneath that drama, there are cold, hard numbers that might help explain why ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 hours ago 851 reads 0 comments

  2. The One Thing Holding Andre Drummond Back from Reaching His Full Potential

    Andre Drummond is far from a finished product, but there is one hole in his game that dwarfs all others—free-throw shooting. Drummond made 41.8 percent of his free throws last season...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 6 hours ago 957 reads 2 comments

  3. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Fact: J.J. Watt tallied 15 pressures and nine QB hits against Buffalo alone, more than all but eight 3-4 DEs had during the entire 2013 season...

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  4. Ranking Quarterbacks in Power Five Conferences by Interceptions Per Attempt

    Is the most effective quarterback the one that makes the fewest mistakes? In other words, is Pitt’s Chad Voytik—with only four interceptions—a better quarterback ...

    Amy Daughters Written by Amy Daughters about 1 day ago 5,316 reads 7 comments

  5. How Dirk Nowitzki's New Shot Release Will Help His Production

    Speed and strength have never been the calling card of Dallas Mavericks superstar Dirk Nowitzki . Footwork, craftiness and one of the deadliest jump shots ever have carried him for 16 NBA seasons and will one day lead him into the Hall of Fame...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 day ago 3,912 reads 9 comments

  6. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, September 29, 2014

    Fact: Derek Jeter is the all-time MLB leader in postseason hits, runs, games played and total bases. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light.

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  7. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Fact: Steve Smith 's 290 reception yards through Week 3 are the second-most by a player in his first three games of an age-35-plus season (Jerry Rice, 330 in 1998 at 35)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 10,879 reads 2 comments

  8. 8 Incredible Angel Di Maria Stats Fans Should Be Talking About

    Angel Di Maria has had an excellent start to his Manchester United career. In his four appearances so far, he has scored twice and provided two assists. He has also added an unquantifiable, edge-of-the-seat excitement to watching United...

    Paul Ansorge Written by Paul Ansorge about 3 days ago 36,991 reads 37 comments

  9. Tracking Performances of Real Madrid, Barcelona Superstars After Weekend Sept 28

    La Liga's biggest two clubs both clocked up comfortable wins on Saturday, with Real Madrid winning 2-0 at Villarreal before Barcelona smashed Granada by a 6-0 scoreline...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 3 days ago 2,824 reads 16 comments

  10. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, September 27, 2014

    Fact: The Kansas City Royals are currently last in the majors in both home runs and walks. If this holds, they will be the first-ever team to be last in both categories while still making the playoffs...

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  11. Green Bay Shouldn't Panic: How the Packers Can Jump-Start Their Offense

    The Green Bay Packers have been here before. After stumbling out of the gate versus the Seahawks , squeaking by the Jets and laying an egg against the Lions , familiar questions are being raised...

    Ariel Bedford Written by Ariel Bedford about 4 days ago 138 reads 0 comments

  12. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, September 26, 2014

    Fact: With Adrian Beltre's walk-off home run tonight, all 30 teams have a walk-off home runs in a season for the first time since 2003...

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  13. Can Kevin Garnett Play the Role That Brooklyn Nets Desperately Need?

    Last season under Brooklyn Nets head coach Jason Kidd, Kevin Garnett 's minutes leash was strict. His 20.5 minutes per game average was a career low by far, and he rarely played for stretches of more than six minutes at a time...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 5 days ago 2,331 reads 12 comments

  14. Why the Bengals Defense Is Giving Up Yards but Not Points

    Through three games, the Cincinnati Bengals possess the top-scoring defense in the NFL , allowing an average of 11 points to their opponents...

    Andrea Hangst Written by Andrea Hangst about 6 days ago 3,998 reads 15 comments

  15. Bill Peters' Power Play Approach Already Working for Carolina Hurricanes

    From his first day with the Carolina Hurricanes on, new head coach Bill Peters has stressed the importance of the power play arguably above all other aspects of the sport...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 days ago 925 reads 1 comments

  16. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, September 25, 2014

    Fact: Clayton Kershaw is the 2nd pitcher in MLB history to win 21 starts in 27 or fewer games. The other did so in 1880! (Fred Goldsmith) (via ELIAS) Source: ESPN ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 6 days ago 5,737 reads 16 comments

  17. BYU Football: 4 Things the Cougars Need to Improve During Their Bye Week

    For the first time in six years, BYU has started the season with an impressive 4-0 record. The Cougars moved up to the 20th spot in the AP Poll this week and could potentially make another jump with losses from the teams ahead of them...

    Samuel Benson Written by Samuel Benson about 7 days ago 4,155 reads 3 comments

  18. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Fact: Madison Bumgarner has hit four home runs this season, which is the most by a pitcher since the Giants moved to San Francisco in 1958...

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  19. 7 Insane Diego Costa Stats That Nobody Talks About

    Diego Costa may have ended his scoring run after failing to find the net for Chelsea against Manchester City , but he is still statistically the best striker in the Premier League, per WhoScored...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 7 days ago 36,071 reads 22 comments

  20. Why Los Angeles Lakers Defense Could Be Historically Bad in 2014-15

    Last year, the Los Angeles Lakers had one of the worst defenses in the NBA . Porous from every angle, they ended the season having allowed an average of 107.9 points per 100 possessions —the third-worst mark in the league...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 7 days ago 1,866 reads 10 comments

  21. Why Jelani Jenkins Is Miami Dolphins' Most Pleasant Surprise After Three Weeks

    There hasn't been a lot of positive things going the Miami Dolphins way in the last two weeks, but one of the few reasons for hope on the team has been second-year weak-side linebacker Jelani Jenkins ...

    Thomas Galicia Written by Thomas Galicia about 7 days ago 3,237 reads 7 comments

  22. Biggest Takeaways from WWE House Show Attendance

    WWE produces more than 300 live events each year. About half of the events are non-televised house shows held in the United States and Canada...

    Chris Harrington Written by Chris Harrington about 8 days ago 53,020 reads 66 comments

  23. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Fact: Steelers' Le'Veon Bell's 81-yard run vs. Carolina was the longest run without scoring in 20 years, when Barry Sanders ran 85 yards without reaching the end zone vs. Tampa Bay in 1994...

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  24. The One Flaw in Tim Hardaway, Jr.'s Game That He Must Fix

    If his first season in the NBA was any indication, New York Knicks shooting guard Tim Hardaway Jr. is a gunner. During runs of hot shooting, the bunches of points he poured in sparked the Knicks offense and carried the team...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 8 days ago 7,274 reads 26 comments

  25. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, September 22, 2014

    Fact: DeMarco Murray is the first player to rush for at least 100 yards and a touchdown in three straight games to start a season since New York Jets running back Curtis Martin in 2004...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 days ago 10,706 reads 9 comments