1. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 11, 2014

    [Rory] McIlroy became the third-youngest player to win four majors—ahead of Woods and between Jack Nicklaus and Seve Ballesteros...

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  2. Wrestlenomics of Alberto Del Rio's WWE Career

    The wrestling world was quite surprised on Thursday when Alberto Del Rio (Alberto Rodriguez) was suddenly released from the WWE . The company cited "unprofessional conduct" and "an altercation with an employee" as the reasons for his dismissal...

    Chris Harrington Written by Chris Harrington about 1 month ago 29,508 reads 103 comments

  3. Competitive Advantage in Analytics Here to Stay Despite NHL Stats Revolution

    It’s been an exciting summer for analytics in hockey, as team after team has moved to hire analytics consultants...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 1 month ago 9,373 reads 5 comments

  4. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, August 10, 2014

    Fact: With a win today Rory McIlroy would become the first player since Tiger Woods (2006) to win three straight events on the PGA Tour ...

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  5. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, August 9, 2014

    Fact: Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner for sixth all-time on the career hits list with a single in the sixth inning. He now has 3,431 total hits...

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  6. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, August 8, 2014

    Fact: Hall of Famer Alonzo Mourning ranks sixth all-time in blocks per game. 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. Cricket Statistics: Kumar Sangakkara Getting Better with Age in Vintage 2014

    Kumar Sangakkara continued his blistering run of form on Friday, cruising to an unbeaten 102 against Pakistan in Galle to leave Sri Lanka at 252-2 when rain stopped play on Day 3 of the first Test...

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  8. Wrestlenomics: Updated 2014 WWE Win-Loss Analysis Through Aug. 5

    Periodically, we'll be taking a look at the wrestlenomics of WWE. Wrestlenomics is a term that I've coined that encompasses a statistical analysis of professional wrestling...

    Chris Harrington Written by Chris Harrington about 1 month ago 42,987 reads 138 comments

  9. What We Learn About the US Open from the Rogers Cup and Cincinnati Open

    The U.S. Open Series is the heart of the summer hard courts season with Masters 1000 titles in Canada and Cincinnati. The third and most important tournament is the final Grand Slam event of the year, the U...

    Jeremy Eckstein Written by Jeremy Eckstein about 1 month ago 5,999 reads 47 comments

  10. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Fact: If Kevin Love signs with the Cleveland Cavaliers, they would be the first NBA team to acquire two players who ranked in the top five in points the previous season...

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  11. How Pau Gasol's Passing Will Help the Chicago Bulls

    The return of Derrick Rose and the acquisitions of Pau Gasol , Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott will undoubtedly help the Chicago Bulls improve one of the worst offenses in the league last year...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 month ago 7,392 reads 45 comments

  12. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Fact: Jack Nicklaus' 341-yard shot at the 1963 PGA Championship, done with a persimmon-headed driver and wound ball, would have won the long-drive competition at this year's tournament...

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  13. Cricket Statistics: Does Pakistan's Younis Khan Sit Among Test Cricket's Greats?

    Younis Khan struck a serene hundred on the opening day of Pakistan's first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle , hauling the visitors away from disaster and into a strong position by stumps...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 1,243 reads 0 comments

  14. Next Steps for Anthony Davis to Have Full-Fledged Breakout Season

    Anthony Davis just wrapped up the third-most productive season in NBA history by a player 20 years old or younger, according to Win Shares ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 month ago 26,245 reads 80 comments

  15. Cincinnati Reds: What's Really Killing the Reds Offense

    The Cincinnati Reds are painful to watch at the plate right now. In the last 17 games, the Reds have averaged 2.4 runs per game. Monday night, August 4, marked the 25th time overall this season the Reds have scored one run or less...

    Tyler Grote Written by Tyler Grote about 1 month ago 1,386 reads 0 comments

  16. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Fact: After signing his latest extension with the San Antonio Spurs, Tony Parker has now played 17 seasons and has never been a free agent...

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  17. Breaking Down What Isaiah Thomas Brings to Phoenix Suns

    Immediate reaction to the Phoenix Suns ' signing of Isaiah Thomas was extraordinarily polarized. On the one hand, you had the people who recognized the incredible value of the four-year, $27 million deal for a player of Thomas' caliber...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 1 month ago 3,452 reads 13 comments

  18. Why Trevor Ariza Is a Great Value Signing for Houston Rockets

    At first look, the Houston Rockets struck out completely this offseason. General manager Daryl Morey offloaded Jeremy Lin and Omer Asik to clear cap space for Chris Bosh or Carmelo Anthony, neither of whom signed with Houston...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 month ago 8,613 reads 55 comments

  19. Royals' Wade Davis Finally Allows Extra-Base Hit in 44th Appearance of Season

    Four months into the 2014 season, Kansas City Royals relief pitcher Wade Davis finally surrendered his first extra-base hit of the year, allowing Minnesota Twins catcher Kurt Suzuki to hit a double in Thursday's game, per The Kansas City Star ...

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  20. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 4, 2014

    Fact: Andy Dalton signs six-year, $115 million contract. He had 80 pass touchdowns in his first three seasons; only Peyton Manning and Dan Marino had more...

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  21. San Francisco 49ers: Jon Baldwin's Release and the Disastrous 2012 Draft Class

    On Sunday, the San Francisco 49ers made a roster move that, in and of itself, isn ’t a huge deal. They cut former Kansas City Chiefs first-round pick Jon Baldwin and picked up undrafted free agent L’Damian Washington ...

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  22. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, August 3, 2014

    Fact: Jeff Gordon becomes the first driver in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history to lead 1,000 laps at Pocono...

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  23. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, August 2, 2014

    Fact: Paul George was one of six players last season to average at least 20 points, six rebounds and three assists per game (along with Kevin Durant , Carmelo Anthony, LeBron James, Kevin Love and Blake Griffin )...

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  24. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, August 1, 2014

    Fact: Clayton Kershaw is the first Dodgers pitcher to win 10 straight decisions since Orel Hershiser in 1985...

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  25. 10 Incredible Stats from the PGA Tour in 2014

    In some sense, all stats from the PGA Tour are incredible to the average golfer. For example, can you wrap your head around swinging your driver an average of 123...

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