1. Real Madrid vs. Borussia Dortmund: 3 Key Statistical Battles

    Real Madrid face their German tormentors of last season as Borussia Dortmund once again head to the Spanish capital to inflict European damage...

    Jack  Watson Written by Jack Watson about 18 days ago 6,001 reads 20 comments

  2. The Blueprint for Defending Dominant Kevin Durant

    Due to game after game of brilliant offensive play, Kevin Durant is always the focus of an opponent's defensive game plan. Thus far this season, multiple strategies have failed to contain the NBA 's best scorer...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 18 days ago 11,143 reads 96 comments

  3. Is Grady Sizemore's Big Opening Day a Sign of Things to Come?

    Despite the Boston Red Sox 's 2-1 loss on Opening Day against the Baltimore Orioles , there are plenty of positives we can extract from what was ultimately a frustrating day...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 19 days ago 5,320 reads 5 comments

  4. Final Four 2014: Inside the Numbers of the NCAA Tournament's Final Weekend

    College basketball fans love numbers. Just ask Ken Pomeroy, the college science professor who has achieved fame for the statistical analysis he provides on college basketball teams...

    Jason King Written by Jason King about 19 days ago 59,451 reads 31 comments

  5. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, March 31, 2014

    Fact: Kevin Durant averaged 34.5 points per game in March. He's the first player to average 33.0-plus points per game in three successive months since Michael Jordan in 1989-90, according to Elias...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 19 days ago 21,787 reads 35 comments

  6. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, March 30, 2014

    Fact: Kentucky is the first to start five freshmen in an Elite Eight win since Michigan's "Fab 5" in 1992...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 20 days ago 24,759 reads 12 comments

  7. Georgia Football: Todd Gurley Spring Practice Update

    For the Georgia Bulldogs, there has to be one leader who can carry the flag for the team in 2014. All fingers are likely going to point at Todd Gurley because he is arguably the best all-around player on the roster...

    Brian Jones Written by Brian Jones about 20 days ago 2,030 reads 4 comments

  8. Eric Staal's Future with Carolina Hurricanes Growing Shakier as Slump Continues

    Eric Staal 's worst spring of his career continued with another costly, lackluster effort in the Carolina Hurricanes ' 3-2 overtime loss Saturday night...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 20 days ago 3,682 reads 17 comments

  9. Premier League Top Scorers Week 33: Updated Outlook for Luis Suarez and More

    With just six weeks remaining of the 2013/14 Premier League season, Week 33’s action really spiced things up at both the top and bottom of the division...

    Stuart Newman Written by Stuart Newman about 20 days ago 1,895 reads 0 comments

  10. World T20 Group Tables 2014: Updated Super 10s Standings, Top Batsmen Stats

    The 2014 World Twenty20 Super 10 stage is nearing its conclusion, with India already having secured passage to the knockout stages of the tournament and several contenders still jostling for the remaining tickets to the next round...

    Gianni Verschueren Written by Gianni Verschueren about 20 days ago 2,425 reads 0 comments

  11. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, March 29, 2014

    Fact: With its win over Louisville, Kentucky advances to the Elite Eight for the 31st time, the most appearances of any school in NCAA tournament history...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 21 days ago 19,809 reads 18 comments

  12. Arsenal vs. Manchester City: Midfield Statistical Comparison

    Arsenal face Manchester City this weekend hoping to turn their recent dire form around. Three defeats and two wins in their last seven Premier League games has seen them slip ...

    Jack  Watson Written by Jack Watson about 22 days ago 4,059 reads 17 comments

  13. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, March 28, 2014

    Fact: Entering today, Louisville coach Rick Pitino is 11-0 in Sweet 16 games. 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 22 days ago 15,687 reads 10 comments

  14. Updating New York Jets' Salary-Cap Situation After 1st Wave of Free Agency

    With all the big names in free agency off the board, the New York Jets are one of the few teams in the NFL that still has plenty of cap space available...

    Aidan Mackie Written by Aidan Mackie about 22 days ago 5,458 reads 31 comments

  15. Why Jordan Adams Is the Key to UCLA Beating Florida

    After steamrolling their first two opponents, UCLA will take on its toughest foe of the season in their Sweet 16 matchup...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Blake Hoffman about 23 days ago 291 reads 0 comments

  16. How DeAndre Jordan Is Blossoming Under Doc Rivers

    Before Doc Rivers arrived, the Los Angeles Clippers ' DeAndre Jordan was a roaming big man without much defensive discipline...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 23 days ago 2,874 reads 9 comments

  17. Ohio State Football: Inside Look at Braxton Miller's Strengths and Weaknesses

    Braxton Miller is an excellent football player. Drawing that conclusion only requires a few moments with his highlight film or a simple glance at his trophy case ...

    David Regimbal Written by David Regimbal about 24 days ago 9,078 reads 33 comments

  18. Grading Each Carolina Hurricanes Defenseman in the 2013-14 NHL Season so Far

    The consistent performance of Justin Faulk and breakout campaign of Andrej Sekera have helped an inexperienced and hastily formed Carolina Hurricanes ' defense stay afloat in 2013-14...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 24 days ago 481 reads 5 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

    Fact: Since 1970, only four NBA teams have gone .500 or worse in March and won a title. The Miami Heat and Indiana Pacers are both 7-7 this month...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 24 days ago 26,503 reads 68 comments

  20. Liverpool's New Midfield Star: The Stats Behind Jordan Henderson's Resurgence

    Integral to one of the few Liverpool sides to actually put up a fight for the Premier League title in recent years, Jordan Henderson has proven to be one of the big success stories ...

    Damian Buxton Written by Damian Buxton about 24 days ago 5,875 reads 6 comments

  21. Who Is the Favorite for 2014 NBA Defensive Player of the Year?

    Projecting the NBA 's Defensive Player of the Year is a difficult challenge. We have a very narrow array of statistics to measure defensive impact, and those that we do have don't always match up well to the way this award is usually handed out...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 24 days ago 12,906 reads 88 comments

  22. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Fact: The Seattle Seahawks have won a game more recently (February 2) than the Philadelphia 76ers, which last won January 29...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 25 days ago 28,971 reads 31 comments

  23. Why Washington Wizards Are Finally Thriving with John Wall

    John Wall is something of a passing impresario. He's proven throughout his four NBA seasons to be an extremely willing and creative disher, and as such, his per-36-minute assist ...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 25 days ago 3,715 reads 5 comments

  24. Can Triangle Offense Work for New York Knicks with Carmelo Anthony?

    After a long dance that eventually lured Phil Jackson to New York, there have been many rumblings concerning the future of Knicks head coach Mike Woodson and the type of coaching staff Jackson might hope to build for the future...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 25 days ago 9,304 reads 17 comments

  25. Lionel Messi's Career in Numbers After Breaking Clasico Record

    When Lionel Messi lost out to Cristiano Ronaldo in the Ballon d'Or and injury threatened to interrupt his season, many believed his status as one of the world's greatest players was about to fall into decline...

    Ryan Bailey Written by Ryan Bailey about 26 days ago 11,140 reads 9 comments