1. Do Spain Have the Attacking Class to Overcome Goal Difference Issue?

    After their dramatic 5-1 embarrassment at the hands of the Dutch, Vicente del Bosque's Spain are facing the most extreme test of their extraordinary era in this World Cup in Brazil...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 6,776 reads 27 comments

  2. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, June 16, 2014

    Fact: The 2013-14 San Antonio Spurs title-winning roster has the most international players (8) of any championship team in history...

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  3. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, June 15, 2014

    Fact: With its goal in the 71st minute to make the score 3-0 over Honduras, France surpassed its goal total for the entire 2010 World Cup (three matches)...

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  4. Italy's Passing vs. England Was the World Cup's Most Accurate in 48 Years

    Italy not only defeated England on Saturday night, they also set a pretty impressive mark in the process. Per FIFA , Italy's 93.2 percent pass accuracy was the best in any World Cup game since 1966...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 1 month ago 9,612 reads 20 comments

  5. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, June 14, 2014

    Fact: The 18 goals scored through the first five matches of the 2014 World Cu p are the most since 1958, when 21 were scored...

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  6. Tracking Tottenham Player Performance in World Cup Group Stage

    Tottenham Hotspur have seven first-team players featuring for five different countries at this summer’s FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil, and we will be tracking each and every ...

    Richard Morgan Written by Richard Morgan about 1 month ago 6,486 reads 4 comments

  7. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, June 13, 2014

    Fact: Neymar has now scored more goals (2) in one World Cup game than Lionel Messi and Wayne Rooney (1) have in 16 appearances combined...

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  8. Cricket Statistics: Could the Captaincy Affect Hashim Amla's Batting?

    Following the international retirement of South Africa's Graeme Smith, star batsman Hashim Amla has been handed the captaincy of the Proteas ' Test team...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 1 month ago 428 reads 1 comments

  9. Tracking Chelsea Player Performance in World Cup Group Stage

    Chelsea have the best representation in the Premier League at the World Cup, with 18 players selected in national team squads, including the recently announced signing of Cesc Fabregas ...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 1 month ago 13,638 reads 13 comments

  10. Charlotte Checkers AHL Experiment a Tremendous Success for Carolina Hurricanes

    Four seasons after the Carolina Hurricanes relocated their AHL affiliate from Albany, New York, to Charlotte, North Carolina, the decision has proved to be an enormous success in every regard...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,902 reads 0 comments

  11. How Dwyane Wade's Hustle Is Hurting the Miami Heat Defense

    Even though the San Antonio Spurs offense was firing on all cylinders in Game 3, the Miami Heat defense certainly contributed to San Antonio's success...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 month ago 11,766 reads 31 comments

  12. F1 Data Analysis: How Nico Rosberg Needed Force India for Canadian GP Miracle

    Daniel Ricciardo won the 2014 Canadian Grand Prix , with Nico Rosberg in second. Despite suffering a loss of ERS power midway through the race, the German had somehow held off the rest of the field to score 18 priceless points...

    Neil James Written by Neil James about 1 month ago 2,032 reads 0 comments

  13. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, June 11, 2014

    Fact: The Los Angeles Kings will try to become the first team to sweep a Stanley Cup Final since the 1998 Detroit Red Wings...

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  14. Stock Up, Stock Down for the Baltimore Orioles' Top-10 Prospects for Week 10

    The Baltimore Orioles (32-31) have been lingering around the .500-mark recently and have been receiving polarizing results from their personnel, such as recently-called-up-prospect ...

    Mark Cover Written by Mark Cover about 1 month ago 1,727 reads 0 comments

  15. Kawhi Leonard, Danny Green Key in Spurs' Game 3 Romp over Heat

    Right from the start of San Antonio's Game 3 rollicking victory, Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green put the pressure on Miami...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 1 month ago 2,150 reads 9 comments

  16. What Do Andrew Wiggins' College Numbers Tell Us About His NBA Future?

    Last week, I introduced Bleacher Report readers to the idea of Similarity Scores , a system for making accurate statistical comparisons between 2014 NBA draft prospects and those from previous seasons...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 1 month ago 29,220 reads 75 comments

  17. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, June 10, 2014

    Fact: Bill Russell holds the NBA Finals record for most rebounds in a game with 40, a feat he accomplished twice: once against St. Louis on March 29, 1960 and once against Los Angeles on April 18, 1962...

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  18. Cold Hard Fact for Monday, June 9, 2014

    Fact: Derek Fisher won 161 playoff games in his career—the most in NBA history. Robert Horry has the second most with 155 and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has the third most with 154...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 12,636 reads 13 comments

  19. How LeBron James Guarding Tony Parker Stops San Antonio Spurs Offense

    Game 1 and Game 2 of the NBA Finals played out largely the same: A back-and-forth affair with Miami slightly in the lead the whole way. In Game 1, cramping forced LeBron James out of the game and handed San Antonio the victory...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 1 month ago 20,399 reads 210 comments

  20. How Heat Used LeBron James and Chris Bosh to Bounce Back vs. Spurs

    While there were numerous factors that contributed to the Miami Heat 's 98-96 Game 2 victory to knot the NBA Finals at one game apiece, there can be no doubt that the greatest factor was the world's best player dominating on the offensive end...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 1 month ago 6,251 reads 28 comments

  21. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, June 8, 2014

    Fact: Rafael Nadal's 2014 French Open win is his ninth French Open title. That's the most titles by any man at any single Grand Slam event...

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  22. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, June 7, 2014

    Fact: California Chrome is a Belmont Stakes win away from becoming the 12th Triple Crown winner—the first since Affirmed in 1978...

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  23. Predicting NFL Records That Will Fall During the 2014 Season

    Records might be made to be broken, but they certainly don't go down without a fight. We take a look at a few...and just a few... NFL records that are in danger of falling this 2014 season...

    Eric Mack Written by Eric Mack about 1 month ago 87,381 reads 187 comments

  24. Which of Romelu Lukaku, Loic Remy and Wilfried Bony Is Top Striker to Target?

    Lost behind the allure of the impending World Cup is the usual hype and fascination with the transfer window...

    Matt Cheetham Written by Matt Cheetham about 1 month ago 6,387 reads 3 comments

  25. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, June 6, 2014

    Fact: The Spurs have now won 11 straight Game 1s, including nine games in a row at home during the playoffs. They have won the last eight of those nine by 15-plus points per game...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 1 month ago 11,189 reads 16 comments