1. The Bread-and-Butter Plays for James Harden

    Within the Houston Rockets ' offensive system, James Harden 's leash is virtually nonexistent. The team's focus on three-pointers and two-point attempts in the restricted area ...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 20 days ago 3,837 reads 20 comments

  2. The 5 Most Telling Stats for the Wisconsin Badgers This Season

    The Wisconsin Badgers find themselves at 6-2 and tied in the loss-column for first place in the Big Ten West...

    Brian Weidy Written by Brian Weidy about 20 days ago 2,469 reads 6 comments

  3. The 5 Most Telling Stats for the Miami Hurricanes This Season

    The Miami Hurricanes have already clinched bowl eligibility, one simple step in continuing their trek toward perennial relevance once again...

    David Kenyon Written by David Kenyon about 21 days ago 9,408 reads 27 comments

  4. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, November 5, 2014

    Fact: LeBron James' 11 points scored against the Portland Trail Blazers on Tuesday night was his lowest point total since 12/5/08 (vs. the Indiana Pacers), and only the 16th time in his career he's scored 11 points or fewer...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 21 days ago 12,389 reads 12 comments

  5. Texas Football: The 5 Most Telling Stats for the Longhorns This Season

    Despite their 4-5 record, the Texas Longhorns remain a team ripe with potential. But as the stats show, it's tough to expect much more down the stretch thanks to their mistake-prone ways...

    Zach Shelton Written by Zach Shelton about 21 days ago 3,955 reads 4 comments

  6. Carolina Hurricanes' Attendance Analysis and Projections for Remaining Games

    Two consecutive sparse crowds at PNC Arena over the weekend has reopened the debate over the Carolina Hurricanes ' declining attendance...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 1,483 reads 8 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    Fact: After nine games, Andrew Luck is on pace to throw for 5,484 yards. That would break Peyton Manning 's single-season record of 5,477...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 22 days ago 18,688 reads 34 comments

  8. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, November 3, 2014

    Fact: The Miami Heat are off to a 3-0 start. They managed that feat just once while LeBron James played for Miami...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 23 days ago 38,685 reads 103 comments

  9. Ravens vs. Steelers: Live Scores and Analysis for Baltimore

    Regarded as one of the NFL 's fiercest rivalries, the Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers face off in Week 9 for the second time this year. The two teams played earlier this year in a Week 2 affair on CBS' Thursday Night Football...

    Jason Marcum Written by Jason Marcum about 24 days ago 710 reads 4 comments

  10. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, November 2, 2014

    Fact: The Lakers are 0-4 for the second time in franchise history, and the first time since 1957, when they were the Minneapolis Lakers...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 24 days ago 17,740 reads 51 comments

  11. Tracking Performances of Real Madrid, Barcelona Stars After Weekend of Nov. 1

    Jornada 10 in La Liga saw a change at the top of the table, with Real Madrid the new league leaders in Spain after they racked up a seventh straight victory in their primary domestic competition, while Barcelona slumped to a second straight loss...

    Karl Matchett Written by Karl Matchett about 24 days ago 1,454 reads 2 comments

  12. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, November 1, 2014

    Fact: Klay Thompson, who agreed to a max contract with the Golden State Warriors on Friday, holds an impressive shooting record. His 545 three-point field goals are the most all time in a player's first three seasons...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 25 days ago 28,216 reads 15 comments

  13. Boston Celtics: Opening Night Offensive Explosion a Sign of Things to Come?

    The Boston Celtics scored 121 points in their season-opening blowout of the Brooklyn Nets . Obviously, it's a bit ridiculous to make any judgments based on one game...

    Mark Vandeusen Written by Mark Vandeusen about 25 days ago 2,496 reads 5 comments

  14. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, October 31, 2014

    Fact: Thursday's opener for the Cleveland Cavaliers marked the first time ever in his NBA career that LeBron James tallied at least eight turnovers, fewer than five assists and fewer than 20 points...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 26 days ago 15,481 reads 33 comments

  15. C.J. Miles Is Indiana Pacers' Best Bet to Fill Small Forward Void

    The Indiana Pacers desperately need C.J. Miles to be an impact player at small forward this season. That desperation was not there when he was first signed this summer to a four-year $18 million deal ...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 26 days ago 983 reads 1 comments

  16. A Progress Report on the Early-Season Form of Chelsea's Nemanja Matic

    Nemanja Matic joined Chelsea in January 2014, just three years after leaving the club as part of the deal for David Luiz. The Serbian midfielder had previously signed for the club in 2009 but was unable to break into the first team...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 26 days ago 6,287 reads 13 comments

  17. 5 Stats That Should Make the Montreal Canadiens Worried Moving Forward

    The Montreal Canadiens just completed their three-game Western Canada road trip, taking three out of a possible six points to end October...

    Brandon DuBreuil Written by Brandon DuBreuil about 26 days ago 3,393 reads 11 comments

  18. Tracking the Performance of the Dodgers Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    The season is now officially over, but the Los Angeles Dodgers have had their offseason plans in motion for a few weeks. The big news is obviously the hiring of Andrew Friedman , but the on-field future is currently in action...

    Seth Victor Written by Seth Victor about 26 days ago 628 reads 0 comments

  19. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, October 30, 2014

    Fact: The San Francisco Giants are the first road team to win Game 7 of a World Series since the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates. Road teams had lost nine straight World Series Game 7s...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 27 days ago 10,231 reads 9 comments

  20. The Bread-and-Butter Plays for Chris Bosh

    With the departure of LeBron James to Cleveland , Chris Bosh will become a greater focal point in the Miami Heat offense. Playing alongside the All-Star, ball-dominant James and Dwyane Wade limited his touches and impact...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 27 days ago 4,098 reads 10 comments

  21. Tracking the Performance of Baltimore O's Prospects at the Arizona Fall League

    A couple of weeks ago, I posted a piece highlighting the prospects who the Baltimore Orioles sent to the Arizona Fall League this October. With the season past the midway point, it's time we take a look at how these guys are doing out west...

    Alex Snyder Written by Alex Snyder about 27 days ago 1,046 reads 2 comments

  22. Comparing NFL's Top 5 Offenses and Defenses Against the Spread

    With the changing rules in the NFL , teams are scoring at an incredible rate this season. Offenses are attacking both on the ground and through the air, and the defenses feel the pressure that comes with more defensive penalties being called...

    Jeff Glauser Written by Jeff Glauser about 27 days ago 343 reads 0 comments

  23. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, October 29, 2014

    Fact: The last World Series team to win Game 7 on the road was the 1979 Pittsburgh Pirates against the Baltimore Orioles...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 27 days ago 7,693 reads 1 comments

  24. Which of Europe's Top 5 Leagues Is the Best?

    There’s constant debate among football fans and pundits regarding which of Europe’s top leagues is the best, but the argument usually results in each set of fans backing their favourite league as the best league—shocker...

    Jason Gomez Written by Jason Gomez about 28 days ago 230 reads 2 comments

  25. When NBA Bigs Commit to 3-Point Shot, Big Things Can Happen

    You hear about it every offseason. [NBA Big Man X] is going to try adding the three-point shot to his arsenal to better round out his offensive game...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 28 days ago 11,650 reads 31 comments