1. Who Is the Alpha Dog in Miami Heat's Offense Without LeBron James?

    Every team faces challenges in each new season, but this season no team may be facing as big a challenge as the Miami Heat : replacing LeBron James ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 hours ago 364 reads 1 comments

  2. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Fact: As it stands now, four of the five California MLB teams (Dodgers, Angels, A's, Giants) are primed to play in the postseason, which would be the first time this has ever happened...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 23 hours ago 5,747 reads 13 comments

  3. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, August 18, 2014

    Fact: Alabama has been ranked one or two in five straight preseason AP polls. The record is six, held by Ohio State from 1954 to 1959...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 23 hours ago 1,734 reads 2 comments

  4. Why Kevin Durant Would Be Foolish to Leave Oklahoma City Thunder

    With shorter contracts and greater movement in free agency shuffling personnel across NBA rosters, speculation about potential player moves is beginning earlier than ever...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 day ago 8,074 reads 55 comments

  5. Assessing the Top Statistical Performances from Premier League Week 1

    Love them or hate them, statistics are becoming increasingly entwined in football with every passing season, frequently used by clubs, journalists and fans in various capacities...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 1 day ago 1,107 reads 2 comments

  6. Mahela Jayawardene in Numbers: Breaking Down the Career of Sri Lanka's Legend

    Mahela Jayawardene 's Test career concluded in style on Monday, as Sri Lanka celebrated a 105-run win over Pakistan in Colombo to secure a 2-0 series victory...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 2 days ago 413 reads 1 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, August 17, 2014

    Fact: Seattle's Felix Hernandez set an MLB record by recording 16 straight starts with seven innings pitched allowing two runs or fewer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 days ago 3,277 reads 14 comments

  8. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, August 16, 2014

    Fact: Since his movie "Good Will Hunting" premiered in 1998, the Boston Red Sox are 0-15 on Ben Affleck's birthday, August 15...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 4 days ago 10,675 reads 19 comments

  9. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, August 16, 2014

    Fact: Magic Johnson is the only rookie to ever win the NBA Finals MVP award, which he won when the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Philadelphia 76ers in 1980...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 5 days ago 8,371 reads 41 comments

  10. Stat Projections for Each Los Angeles Lakers Offseason Addition

    They may have their eyes on a postseason return in 2014-15, but the Los Angeles Lakers won't get enough production out of their newcomers to make it there. Even following a disappointing and uncharacteristic 27-55 season, L...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 5 days ago 24,637 reads 49 comments

  11. NHL 2014-15 Attendance Preview: Avalanche, Stars Expect Big Jumps

    An estimated 74,524 total hockey-starved fans will attend one of four games when the NHL 's 2014-15 season begins on October 8...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 days ago 1,479 reads 1 comments

  12. Analyzing Brock Lesnar's Value in the Era of the WWE Network

    On Sunday, August 17, Brock Lesnar will headline this year's SummerSlam event as he challenges John Cena for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship...

    Chris Harrington Written by Chris Harrington about 6 days ago 24,935 reads 100 comments

  13. Will Indiana Pacers' Defense Fall Apart Without Paul George?

    The departure of Lance Stephenson in free agency already left a big hole in the Indiana Pacers ' starting lineup, but the loss of Paul George to a gruesome leg injury during a Team USA scrimmage will prove even more devastating...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 6 days ago 2,866 reads 20 comments

  14. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    Fact: The biggest single-season turnaround in modern MLB history belongs to the Arizona Diamondbacks, who improved by 35 wins from 1998 (65-97) to 1999 (100-62)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 7 days ago 6,349 reads 14 comments

  15. Next Steps for DeMarcus Cousins to Become a Franchise Building Block

    Most players bring a combination of positive and negative attributes to the floor, but perhaps none do it as viscerally as the Sacramento Kings ' DeMarcus Cousins ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 7 days ago 5,765 reads 22 comments

  16. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, August 12, 2014

    Fact: The Royals were eight games out of first place in the AL Central on July 21. They have gone 16-3 since to move into the division lead...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 8 days ago 4,822 reads 8 comments

  17. Why Atlanta Hawks Are a Real Threat in Remade Eastern Conference

    The Cleveland Cavaliers , regardless of whether they make their long-rumored trade for Kevin Love, are considered the presumptive favorites in the Eastern Conference...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 8 days ago 10,834 reads 45 comments

  18. Breaking Down What Makes Ray Allen a Great Pairing with LeBron James

    LeBron James improves the play of every player with whom he shares the court. His ability to draw help defense and find the open man is virtually unparalleled, and defenses are ...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 8 days ago 21,341 reads 58 comments

  19. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 9 days ago 5,364 reads 9 comments

  20. 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 10 days ago 29,262 reads 102 comments

  21. 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 10 days ago 9,233 reads 5 comments

  22. 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 ...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 10 days ago 3,458 reads 6 comments

  23. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 days ago 7,105 reads 25 comments

  24. 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...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 11 days ago 9,738 reads 18 comments

  25. 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...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 12 days ago 879 reads 1 comments