1. Can Paul Pierce Provide Washington Wizards with What They Need?

    In a move that lends significant credibility to their upward trajectory, free agent Paul Pierce opted to sign a two-year, $10 million contract with the Washington Wizards ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 20 hours ago 2,358 reads 5 comments

  2. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Fact: San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is the first pitcher since Sandy Koufax to pitch a no-hitter and earn a save in the same season...

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  3. Cincinnati Reds: Jay Bruce Revival Key to Team's Success

    In the midst of a four-game losing streak, there are a lot of questions surrounding the Cincinnati Reds . Though they rest just 3...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 1 day ago 685 reads 0 comments

  4. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, July 22, 2014

    Fact: The Angels' Mike Trout's stolen base percentage of 89 percent (96 stolen bases on a career 108 attempts) is currently the best all time (minimum 80 stolen base attempts)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 day ago 4,169 reads 5 comments

  5. Breaking Down What Lance Stephenson Brings to Charlotte Hornets

    Lance Stephenson was one of the most unusual free agents in recent memory. A second-round pick hitting free agency early is not unusual in and of itself; Chandler Parsons was a free agent this summer, too...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 2 days ago 3,900 reads 25 comments

  6. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, July 21, 2014

    Fact: Rory McIlroy joins Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three of the four majors at age 25 or younger...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 2,795 reads 3 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Fact: Derek Jeter played his final interleague game vs. the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. He will retire as all-time interleague leader in hits (364), runs (200) and games (276)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 9,469 reads 9 comments

  8. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Fact: Derek Jeter's start vs. Cincinnati was his 2,610th career start at shortstop, passing Omar Vizquel (2,609) for the all-time MLB record...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 5 days ago 7,324 reads 7 comments

  9. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 18, 2014

    Fact: The most runs scored by a team in an MLB game is 36 runs by the Chicago Colts vs. the Louisville Colonels. The AL record and post-1900 record is the Texas Rangers' 30 runs vs...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 6 days ago 32,813 reads 20 comments

  10. Notre Dame Football: 4 Important Stats to Watch in 2014

    We're roughly six weeks away from the start of Notre Dame football, when the Irish play host to Rice on Aug. 30 at Notre Dame Stadium. In recent weeks, we've taken focused looks at recruiting, positional units, backups and more...

    Mike Monaco Written by Mike Monaco about 6 days ago 2,841 reads 0 comments

  11. Breaking Down How Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki Can Thrive Together

    After the Houston Rockets refused to match the three-year, $46 million offer sheet he signed with Mark Cuban in a nightclub , Chandler Parsons is the newest member of the Dallas Mavericks ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 6 days ago 11,951 reads 52 comments

  12. San Francisco 49ers: Breaking Down Colin Kaepernick's Strengths and Weaknesses

    Colin Kaepernick is still a developing quarterback. He has only 23 career starts under his belt, meaning there are some areas of his game that still need work. At the same time, Kaepernick is loaded with potential...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 6 days ago 8,457 reads 33 comments

  13. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, July 17, 2014

    Fact: Tiger Woods has not won a major in the last 18 that he played. Jack Nicklaus' longest drought between majors was 20 (1980 PGA Championship and 1986 Masters)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 7 days ago 10,590 reads 16 comments

  14. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, July 16, 2014

    Fact: The oldest players with multiple hits in an All-Star Game: Derek Jeter (40, 2014), Carl Yastrzemski (39, 1979) and Babe Ruth (38, 1933)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 days ago 5,251 reads 9 comments

  15. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, July 15, 2014

    Fact: Yoenis Cespedes is the first player to hit at least 30 homers in two different Home Run Derby competitions. He hit 32 in 2013 and 30 in 2014...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 days ago 5,435 reads 6 comments

  16. Gareth Bale Celebrates 25th Birthday After a Very Big Year at Real Madrid

    Four years ago, Gareth Bale was just a young Tottenham left-back trying to crack the starting XI. He now ranks among world football's elite, commanded the highest transfer fee ever and has a Champions League title with Real Madrid under his belt.

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 8 days ago 3,812 reads 8 comments

  17. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, July 14, 2014

    Fact: Assuming this current roster stays intact, the Cleveland Cavaliers will be the first team in 25 years to have four No. 1 picks (LeBron James in 2003, Kyrie Irving in 2011, Anthony Bennett in 2013 and Andrew Wiggins in 2014)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 days ago 63,943 reads 104 comments

  18. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, July 13, 2014

    Fact: Only two nations have successfully defended the World Cup title: Italy in 1938 and Brazil in 1962. Spain, who won the World Cup in 2010, was eliminated in the first round of this tournament...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 days ago 24,400 reads 25 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Fact: Brazil have never lost to a team three times in World Cup history. Its two World Cup losses to the Netherlands are tied with Hungary, France and Italy for the most versus a single team...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 12 days ago 15,525 reads 4 comments

  20. Andrew Miller Hinting at Future as Boston Red Sox Closer

    The Boston Red Sox have had a very disappointing 2014 season. Their offense, projected to be one of baseball's best before the year began, ranks just 26th in the majors in runs scored with 354...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 12 days ago 2,344 reads 0 comments

  21. Joe Root and James Anderson's 198-Run Stand: Analysis and Records Broken

    When Joe Root and James Anderson came together with England on 298-9, many would have been feeling that the hosts were about to concede a massive first-innings lead...

    Chris Teale Written by Chris Teale about 12 days ago 662 reads 0 comments

  22. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 11, 2014

    Fact: Luis Suarez has transferred to Barcelona for $128M, 3rd-largest transfer fee in soccer history and largest ever for a South American player Source: ESPN Stats & ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 13 days ago 19,953 reads 22 comments

  23. San Francisco 49ers: How Will Colin Kaepernick Develop in 2014?

    How good will Colin Kaepernick be next season? There’s no single player who will impact the fate of the 2014 San Francisco 49ers more than their newly extended quarterback, ...

    Bryan Knowles Written by Bryan Knowles about 13 days ago 19,878 reads 101 comments

  24. Scouting Reports for Boston Red Sox Prospects in the 2014 Futures Game

    On Sunday July 13, the SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game will be held at Minnesota 's Target Field. The contest pits top MLB prospects from the U.S. against their international counterparts...

    Mark Vandeusen Written by Mark Vandeusen about 13 days ago 918 reads 0 comments

  25. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, July 10, 2014

    Fact: This will be the third time Argentina and Germany meet in the World Cup final. Germany won in 1990. Argentina won in 1986...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 14 days ago 9,574 reads 0 comments