1. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, July 3, 2014

    Fact: This is the first time in World Cup history that all eight group winners have advanced to the quarterfinals...

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  2. How Andrew Wiggins Immediately Improves Cleveland Cavs Defense

    There's no question that Andrew Wiggins is poised to become an NBA star—elite athleticism, an explosive first step and a solid jump shot. While his offensive skills have a long way to go, the raw skills are there...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 3 months ago 30,179 reads 56 comments

  3. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, July 1, 2014

    Fact: Algeria's extra-time goal by Abdelmoumene Djabou (120'+1') vs. Germany is officially timed as the latest World Cup goal in history (by 38 seconds)...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 months ago 8,562 reads 1 comments

  4. Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw Recaptures Cy Young Form During Dominant June

    For a guy who's led the big leagues in ERA the past three seasons and has won two Cy Young Awards over that time, there's not much left to prove. Unless, of course, that player is Clayton Kershaw ...

    Nick Ostiller Written by Nick Ostiller about 3 months ago 2,051 reads 5 comments

  5. Why Jose Calderon Is a Good Fit for New York Knicks Triangle Offense

    With the acquisition of Jose Calderon , the New York Knicks gained a serious upgrade at point guard. Not only is Calderon a much better ball-distributor than former Knicks point guard Raymond Felton, but he's a much better shooter as well...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 3 months ago 13,907 reads 36 comments

  6. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 19

    Many call the 2014 World Cup the most entertaining in history, and the epic tournament in Brazil is highlighted by the epic race for the Golden Boot, which shattered records on Day 19 as the knockout stages continued...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 3 months ago 2,999 reads 0 comments

  7. Breaking Down the Key Second-Tier Players in 2014 NBA Free Agency

    With half of the league seemingly placing its free-agent focus primarily on LeBron James and/or Carmelo Anthony, now is as good a time as any to remember that there are other fish in the sea as well...

    Jared Dubin Written by Jared Dubin about 3 months ago 24,714 reads 50 comments

  8. Tracking Manchester United Player Performance in World Cup Knockout Stage

    Manchester United players have shone at the World Cup in Brazil during the group stage. However, of the 14 who have taken part in the competition, only five have reached the knockout rounds...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 3 months ago 4,251 reads 0 comments

  9. Cold Hard Fact for Sunday, June 29, 2014

    Fact: There have been 145 goals so far at the 2014 World Cup, the same amount as the entire 2010 World Cup...

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  10. Brazil vs. Chile Breaks Twitter Engagement Record During Penalty Shootout

    Everybody was talking about Brazil vs. Chile's World Cup classic yesterday. The thrilling penalty shootout made for a huge spike in activity on Twitter, including some absolutely incredible numbers...

    BR-UK Staff Written by BR-UK Staff about 3 months ago 2,857 reads 2 comments

  11. Cold Hard Fact for Saturday, June 28, 2014

    Fact: After Brazil's shootout victory, they are undefeated in 61 straight competitive home games since 1975 and unbeaten in 13 straight matches against Chile...

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  12. Tracking Chelsea Player Performance in World Cup Knockout Stage

    Chelsea 's representation at the 2014 World Cup has been cut from 18 players to 10 . The elimination of Spain and England have made the biggest dent, but the Brazilian, Belgian and Nigerian contingents are holding fast...

    Rowanne Westhenry Written by Rowanne Westhenry about 3 months ago 8,380 reads 3 comments

  13. The Statistics That Show Bayern Munich Are the Backbone of the 2014 World Cup

    Bayern Munich have been the backbone of the 2014 World Cup thus far, or so the statistics show. With three-quarters of the tournament's 64 games having been played, those on the ...

    Clark Whitney Written by Clark Whitney about 3 months ago 5,511 reads 4 comments

  14. Cold Hard Fact for Friday, June 27, 2014

    Fact: The 2014 NBA draft marked the first time in the common-draft era that three Canadian-born players were picked in the first round...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Daily Facts about 3 months ago 21,419 reads 31 comments

  15. Is Red Sox's Brock Holt the Real Deal or a Flash in the Pan?

    When Brock Holt does a pushup, he isn't lifting himself up: He's pushing the earth down. Brock Holt doesn't call the wrong number. You answer the wrong phone. Brock Holt does not sleep...

    Ben Carsley Written by Ben Carsley about 3 months ago 5,652 reads 11 comments

  16. World Cup Results 2014: Tracking Final Scores, Golden Boot Contenders for Day 15

    It's judgment day for several 2014 World Cup teams on Day 15, as the results of today's fixtures will determine which sides are given the opportunity to compete in the knockout stage...

    Kenny DeJohn Written by Kenny DeJohn about 3 months ago 4,435 reads 2 comments

  17. Cold Hard Fact for Thursday, June 26, 2014

    Fact: With the United States' 0-1 loss to Germany and Portugal's 2-1 win over Ghana, the U.S. advances to consecutive World Cup knockout rounds for the first time in U.S. men's national team history...

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  18. Is Chris Bosh Still Worth a Max Contract to Miami Heat in Free Agency?

    Chris Bosh 's role on the Miami Heat has always been somewhat muted. As the third wheel in the Big Three, his offensive statistics have suffered—the offense simply doesn't revolve around him...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 3 months ago 18,484 reads 130 comments

  19. Cricket Statistics: Is Angelo Mathews Set to Become Sri Lanka's Next True Great?

    In guiding Sri Lanka to the nation's maiden Test series victory in England, Angelo Mathews appears set to rise into the upper echelons of cricket's pecking order...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 months ago 1,779 reads 0 comments

  20. Cold Hard Fact for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

    Fact: Luis Suarez 's teams are undefeated when he bites an opponent. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light...

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  21. What Do Joel Embiid's College Numbers Tell Us About His NBA Future?

    Over the past few weeks, I have introduced Bleacher Report readers to the idea of Similarity Scores , a system I created for making accurate statistical comparisons between 2014 NBA draft prospects and those from previous seasons...

    Ian Levy Written by Ian Levy about 3 months ago 4,654 reads 6 comments

  22. Graphic: What a Hypothetical 'World Cup Table' Would Look Like

    It was obvious to even the most casual of observers that England's World Cup wasn't very good, but the above graphic illustrates just how poorly the Three Lions actually fared...

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  23. Cold Hard Fact for Tuesday, June 24, 2014

    Fact: Italy has been eliminated after three World Cup games in back-to-back tournaments for the first time since 1966...

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  24. Breaking Down How Carmelo Anthony Would Fit with Chicago Bulls

    With Carmelo Anthony exercising his early termination option to enter free agency on July 1, per Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski , much speculation has the Chicago Bulls pegged as the early favorite to land Anthony...

    Dylan Murphy Written by Dylan Murphy about 3 months ago 20,117 reads 79 comments

  25. Ranking Members of the India Test Squad by Their Record in England

    India embark on a two-and-a-half month tour of England this week, as MS Dhoni's men get ready to tackle an exhaustive programme of five Tests, five one-day internationals, three tour matches and one Twenty20 international...

    Tim Collins Written by Tim Collins about 3 months ago 904 reads 0 comments