1. Tour De France 2014: Jersey Winners, General Classification Results and Reaction

    Vincenzo Nibali became only the sixth rider in history to win a clean sweep of all three of cycling's biggest races as he finally won the Tour de France, in Paris...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 1 month ago 2,131 reads 0 comments

  2. Carolina Hurricanes Slowly Recognizing Importance of Shootouts

    The Carolina Hurricanes and shootouts have, historically, not mixed well. Over the past three seasons, the 'Canes are 4-11 in the controversial tiebreaking skills competition, having been outscored 10-18...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,866 reads 1 comments

  3. 2014 Over/Under Predictions for NFL's Defending Defensive Stats Leaders

    Flash back to the NFC Championship last January. Visualize San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree —before he became a "sorry receiver"—going deep into the right side of the end zone and Colin Kaepernick tossing a fade his way...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 1 month ago 12,893 reads 62 comments

  4. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Fact: Yasiel Puig became the first player since 1901 to hit three triples in one game after doing so against the San Francisco Giants...

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  5. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, July 25, 2014

    Fact: Byron Scott will be the seventh Los Angeles Laker to both play for and coach the team if he accepts their job offer...

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  6. Cricket Statistics: MS Dhoni's Test Record as India Captain Away from Home

    By leading India to victory over Alastair Cook's England in the second Test at Lord's, MS Dhoni captured just his sixth Test triumph away from home as captain...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 4,177 reads 5 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, July 24, 2014

    Fact: Jamaal Charles led the Chiefs in rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, receptions, receiving yards and receiving touchdowns in 2013. He had an NFL -best 35...

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  8. 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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  9. 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 1 month ago 4,999 reads 8 comments

  10. 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)...

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  11. 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 month ago 1,057 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 5,125 reads 26 comments

  13. 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...

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  14. 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 1 month ago 17,260 reads 12 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 11,355 reads 15 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 42,740 reads 20 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 3,170 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 12,560 reads 52 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 8,973 reads 33 comments

  20. 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)...

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  21. 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)...

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  22. 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...

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  23. 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 2 months ago 3,276 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 77,001 reads 124 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 28,960 reads 26 comments