1. Oakland A's: What If Yoenis Cespedes Is Magic?

    Okay, hear me out. Since the A's signed Yoenis Cespedes in 2012, the team was 228-131 with him in the starting lineup and 43-69 without him in the lineup, including their 15-25 record since the trade...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 10 days ago 5,669 reads 29 comments

  2. Attempting to Explain the Oakland A's Collapse Through Sports Movies

    To put things simply, this is not a great time to be an A's fan. The last two years and leading up to the All-Star break this year, it was wonderful. This scrappy bunch of young players and overachieving journeymen were a joy to watch...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 12 days ago 2,694 reads 7 comments

  3. What Does a Tire Go Through Before Hitting a NASCAR Track?

    It takes 3,000-4,000 tires to get through your average NASCAR weekend. Take a look behind the scenes to see what these tires go through before they are finally ready for a race...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 19 days ago 7,362 reads 5 comments

  4. Kentucky Basketball 2014: Early Impressions of Every Player on the Roster

    Kentucky basketball? In August? It's like Christmas in August! With the Wildcats playing six exhibition games in the Bahamas this year, we have the unusual pleasure of checking out the team far more in advance of the season than we're used to...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 7,257 reads 12 comments

  5. Atlanta Falcons Hard Knocks Episode 1 Recap: Let's Fight!

    Are you guys ready for some Hard Knocks ? Our long, national football-less nightmare is finally over. Sure, preseason football is fun, but the NFL season really doesn't get going ...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 15,204 reads 7 comments

  6. Ranking the 25 Best Cities to Be a Sports Fan: An Explanation

    How much does where you live matter as a sports fan? The short answer: It depends. If you're an Alabama football fan, there's no better place to live than Tuscaloosa. If you're a Red Sox fan, there's no worse place to live than New York City...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 7,123 reads 0 comments

  7. Aaron Murray's Brother Josh Wins 'The Bachelorette,' Mark Richt Tweets Congrats

    Because I'm sure all of you sports fans out there have been paying attention, The Bachelorette finale was Monday night and, spoiler alert, Andi Dorfman chose Josh Murray, Aaron Murray's brother...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 1 month ago 77,937 reads 41 comments

  8. Breaking Down LeBron James' Social Media for Clues to His Free-Agency Decision

    In case you haven't heard, LeBron James is making a big decision pretty soon. And people are kind of freaking out about it...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 2 months ago 97,788 reads 171 comments

  9. Pick Your $15 All-Time John Calipari Kentucky Team

    You may have seen this fun, time-wasting game making the rounds on the Internet since Tuesday, courtesy of @BallIsLife : It got me thinking about if I could do that just with players from John Calipari -led Wildcat teams...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 4 months ago 18,681 reads 93 comments

  10. 2014 NCAA Tournament Award Results

    Yesterday we took a look at the best dunks, games, performances, biggest upsets and funniest moments of the NCAA tournament. You voted and the results are in...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 12,509 reads 5 comments

  11. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Awards

    The NCAA tournament is finally over with UConn's victory over Kentucky. It was a crazy ride from start to finish, with four overtime games on the first day of full tournament play and a No...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,596 reads 8 comments

  12. Kentucky Basketball: Predicting Which Underclassman Will Stay, Which Will Go

    It's amazing what a Final Four will do. Going into the NCAA tournament, this Kentucky team seemed like a disappointment. Entertaining the idea of a 40-0 season turned into a 10-loss season...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 73,531 reads 110 comments

  13. Live: Watch The Killers, Tim McGraw and L.L. Cool J at the Coke Zero Countdown

    Return to this page on April 5th at 2:30 p.m. ET to watch The Killers, Tim McGraw and L.L. Cool J live...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 3,926 reads 1 comments

  14. NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Award Results

    Well that was a ridiculously entertaining Elite Eight. There were some unexpected teams crashing the party as well as a few that expected to be there all along, but the end result was plenty of great NCAA action...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 944 reads 8 comments

  15. Kentucky Basketball: After Uneven Season, Wildcats Peaking Not a Second Too Soon

    The team that lived. Kentucky should be dead by now. It really should. We must have buried the Wildcats half a dozen times this season. We buried them after they lost to UNC, proving that they couldn't beat a ranked opponent...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 2,994 reads 13 comments

  16. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Elite Eight Awards

    The Final Four is finally set! In what has been an absolutely incredible tournament, the games to reach the pinnacle of college basketball were excellent as well...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 11,125 reads 9 comments

  17. Sweet 16 Award Results

    The Sweet 16 has come and gone, but that doesn't mean we can't relive the sweetness. You voted on the freshest dunk, best play, biggest winner, best game and greatest upset, and the winners have been decided...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,514 reads 10 comments

  18. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 Awards

    While the first day of Sweet 16 play was fairly tame, the second day delivered with a few gems and a few upsets...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 10,483 reads 5 comments

  19. Comparing Kentucky's All-Freshman Starting 5 to Michigan's Fab Five

    There had never been a recruiting class as heralded and anticipated as Michigan's Fab Five back in 1991...until this year. John Calipari and Kentucky pulled a haul that included six McDonald's All-Americans and five players ranked in the top 10...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 26,069 reads 57 comments

  20. 2014 NCAA Tournament Round 3 Award Results

    This tournament just keeps getting better and better. After an incredibly entertaining Round 2, Round 3 may have been just as good. Overall, it's been one of the best four-day stretches in recent memory...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,707 reads 3 comments

  21. Kentucky Basketball: 5 Things We Learned from the Win over Wichita State

    Well, that turned the season around in a hurry. In a year that has been dominated by disappointment, this young Kentucky team is coming together at the right time and making a run toward the Final Four...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,310 reads 2 comments

  22. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Round 3 Awards

    This has been one of the most exciting NCAA tournaments in recent memory—so many nail-biting games, big-time performances and stunning upsets...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,414 reads 17 comments

  23. 2014 NCAA Tournament Round 2 Award Results

    We compiled the biggest upsets, dunks, performances and more of the second round of the NCAA tournament, you voted and the results are in...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 4,155 reads 1 comments

  24. Vote for the 2014 NCAA Tournament Round 2 Awards

    The round of 64 is officially in the books and it may have been one of the best of all time. Relive the craziness and vote on your favorite dunks, upsets, moments and more below...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 7,419 reads 2 comments

  25. 5 X-Factors to Watch in the Kentucky vs. Kansas State NCAA Tournament Matchup

    When I talk X-factors, I'm not necessarily talking about a team's leading scorer. Not the guy you know will show up. I'm talking about those sneaky players who may not make a big difference game after game, but when they do play well, their teams wins...

    Matt King Written by Matt King about 6 months ago 10,666 reads 18 comments