1. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, August 22, 2014

    Fact: The reported Red Sox signing of Cuban OF Rusney Castillo ( 7 years, $72.5M) would be the biggest first-time contract awarded to a Cuban-born player...

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  2. Analyzing Brock Lesnar and WWE's History of Young Champions

    When a 37-year-old Brock Lesnar won the WWE World Heavyweight Title from John Cena in a one-sided affair at SummerSlam, it capped a triumphant return-to-form for Brock Lesnar...

    Chris Harrington Written by Chris Harrington about 2 months ago 68,766 reads 73 comments

  3. Can Kobe Bryant Match NBA History's Best 36-Year-Old Wings?

    Succeeding in the NBA is hard enough for young studs fresh out of college, but—with a few notable exceptions—it's downright impossible for a 36-year-old to excel...

    Adam Fromal Written by Adam Fromal about 2 months ago 24,471 reads 73 comments

  4. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Fact: The San Francisco Giants became the first team since 1986 to have a protest upheld by MLB after a tarp malfunction during their Tuesday game vs. the Chicago Cubs forced it to be called early...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 19,183 reads 8 comments

  5. How Kevin Love Is a Pick-and-Roll Upgrade for LeBron James Over Chris Bosh

    Despite the immense talent that surrounded LeBron James during his first few years in Miami , he's never played with a true stretch 4...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 2 months ago 11,457 reads 14 comments

  6. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Fact: The Dallas Cowboys are worth $3.2 billion, marking the 8th consecutive year the Cowboys are the NFL 's most valuable franchise...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 2 months ago 11,684 reads 39 comments

  7. 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 2 months ago 11,244 reads 43 comments

  8. 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 2 months ago 14,456 reads 18 comments

  9. 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 2 months ago 6,549 reads 9 comments

  10. 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 2 months ago 12,437 reads 65 comments

  11. 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 2 months ago 1,245 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 months ago 740 reads 1 comments

  13. 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...

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  14. 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 2 months ago 14,936 reads 17 comments

  15. 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 2 months ago 12,343 reads 59 comments

  16. 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 2 months ago 26,195 reads 52 comments

  17. 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 2 months ago 1,867 reads 1 comments

  18. 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 2 months ago 26,867 reads 100 comments

  19. 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 2 months ago 3,268 reads 20 comments

  20. 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 2 months ago 8,990 reads 13 comments

  21. 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 2 months ago 6,009 reads 22 comments

  22. 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 2 months ago 6,803 reads 7 comments

  23. 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 2 months ago 11,336 reads 46 comments

  24. 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 2 months ago 21,551 reads 58 comments

  25. 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 2 months ago 7,165 reads 7 comments