1. Predicting the 2016-17 Big 12 College Basketball Standings

    This can hardly be considered news in the world of college basketball, but the Kansas Jayhawks are our overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12's 2016-17 regular-season title. It would be their 13th title in a row...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 30 days ago 2,207 reads 0 comments

  2. Ranking the Best 'Coaching Trees' in College Basketball History

    Though he only spent 11 seasons as a D-I head coach, Larry Brown has the most remarkable coaching tree in college basketball history...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 24,037 reads 25 comments

  3. Best- and Worst-Case 2016-17 Scenarios for Each Top 25 College Basketball Team

    Whether you view the glass as half-empty or half-full, you're in the right place, as we've compiled both the best and worst-case scenarios for every projected top-25 college basketball team for the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 16,042 reads 41 comments

  4. Predicting the 2016-17 Big Ten College Basketball Standings

    Of the Big Ten's four legitimate threats to win the 2017 national championship, Wisconsin narrowly edges out Michigan State as our favorite to win the regular-season conference title...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 28,033 reads 66 comments

  5. Predicting the Top 10 Countries in the Final 2016 Olympics Medal Count

    The United States of America has earned the most medals at every Summer Olympics dating back to 1996. But will China, Great Britain or Germany be able to put an end to that streak ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 20,745 reads 5 comments

  6. NCAA Basketball Teams Who Will Be Over-Reliant on One Player in 2016-17

    Dedric Lawson wears No. 1 for the Memphis Tigers, and considering how much that team lost this offseason due to graduations and transfers, it will often feel like Lawson is their one and only option in 2016-17...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 9,142 reads 4 comments

  7. College Basketball Players Whose Stocks Have Risen the Most in 2016 Offseason

    Though there sadly hasn't been a college basketball game played in more than three months, roster changes have led to higher expectations and hopes for players like USC's Chimezie Metu, Indiana's OG Anunoby and Syracuse transfer John Gillon...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 62,568 reads 25 comments

  8. Ranking the 10 Best Small-Ball Lineups in NCAA Basketball for 2016-17

    Villanova won the 2016 NCAA basketball national championship playing small ball, and the Wildcats are just as much a threat to win it all in 2017 with the same style. The conventional big man is a dying breed in basketball...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 1,536 reads 0 comments

  9. Under-the-Radar Events That Shouldn't Be Missed at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    The modern pentathlon is the most complete display of all-around athleticism in the 2016 Summer Olympics, but it's also one of the most under-the-radar events taking place in Rio de Janeiro this August...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 6,384 reads 8 comments

  10. College Basketball Players Poised for Bounce-Back Years in 2016-17

    If Melo Trimble and Nigel Hayes can remember how to shoot three-pointers like they did two years ago, the Big Ten will be home to two of the biggest bounce-back players of the 2016-17 college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 14,653 reads 14 comments

  11. Predicting the Biggest Mid-Major Stars in College Basketball in 2016-17

    Major-conference players get most of the national attention, but the 2016-17 college basketball season will be loaded with mid-major stars like Jack Gibbs, Alec Peters and Emmett Naar...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 27,224 reads 18 comments

  12. Incoming 5-Star Freshmen Most Likely to Stay in School for Multiple Seasons

    Though it may seem like every 5-star freshman is just using college basketball as a five-month stepping stone into the NBA, they stay for multiple seasons of collegiate hoops more often than not...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 2,645 reads 0 comments

  13. Which Olympic Hopefuls Helped, Hurt Themselves on Night 1 of Gymnastics Trials?

    On the first of two nights of Olympic Trials for the U.S. Women's Gymnastics team, there were several gymnasts who either helped or hurt their chances of going to Rio, including reigning Olympic all-around gold medalist Gabby Douglas...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 216 reads 0 comments

  14. Building the Perfect College Basketball Team in 2016-17

    Though no college basketball players were selected to represent the United States in the 2016 Olympics, the upcoming Games in Rio sparked a curiosity in what a "Dream Team" comprised entirely of college basketball players would look like...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 10,093 reads 13 comments

  15. US Women's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials: Complete Preview of the Competition

    Simone Biles has been the greatest female gymnast in the world for the past several years, and we'll soon find out who will join her on the U.S. women's gymnastics team for the 2016 Olympics in Rio...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 6,093 reads 1 comments

  16. Ranking the Top 25 Freshmen of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    It's lather, rinse and repeat for Kentucky head coach John Calipari . The Wildcats' incoming recruiting class features four of the top 14 freshmen in the nation, as well as a fifth ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 23,359 reads 40 comments

  17. College Basketball Players with Most Pressure Riding on Their Shoulders

    Michigan State's Eron Harris and Maryland's Melo Trimble are two of the men's college basketball players who will be under the most pressure during the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 23,936 reads 39 comments

  18. Does Ageless Justin Gatlin Have Enough Left to Dethrone Hampered Usain Bolt?

    At an age when athletes in most sports are considering retirement, U.S. sprinter Justin Gatlin is hitting his stride better than ever. At the U.S...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 1 month ago 14,397 reads 21 comments

  19. Order Restored as Missy Franklin Bounces Back to Qualify for Rio 2016

    Missy Franklin is the incumbent female face of Olympic swimming, but the U.S. Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, were getting a bit awkward for her...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 1,948 reads 1 comments

  20. NCAA Tournament Regulars in Danger of Missing the Big Dance in 2017

    Providence, Colorado and Iowa have had a solid run in men's college basketball over the past half-decade, but significant roster turnover puts them atop our list of NCAA tournament regulars we don't expect to see on Selection Sunday 2017...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 43,848 reads 38 comments

  21. The US Olympic Swimming Trials Are Cruel and Ridiculously Competitive

    Matt Grevers is the reigning Olympic gold medalist in the men's 100-meter backstroke, but to defend his title, he had to earn a trip to Rio via the U.S. Swimming Trials at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, just like everyone else...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 17,689 reads 4 comments

  22. Ranking the Top 25 Sophomores of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    After passing on the chance to become a lottery pick in this year's NBA draft, California's Ivan Rabb headlines our robust list of college basketball's top sophomores for the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 14,587 reads 37 comments

  23. College Basketball Teams with Most Players in NBA Today

    Kentucky and Duke have been dominating college basketball — especially recruiting — for the past decade and boast the most alumni in the NBA as a result...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 62,829 reads 60 comments

  24. US Men's Gymnastics 2016: Meet the Team Headed to Rio

    After two nights of 18 men competing in Hartford, Connecticut, at the P&G Championships and two more nights in St. Louis for the U.S. Trials, the selection committee for the U...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 3,674 reads 1 comments

  25. Will Katie Ledecky Become the Most Dominant Swimmer in Olympic History?

    At the USA Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska, this week, Katie Ledecky will continue her push to become the greatest, most decorated swimmer of all time. If you've followed swimming at any point in the past four years, you know her name...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 2 months ago 14,945 reads 16 comments