1. 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 3 months ago 28,239 reads 19 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 2,697 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 216 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 10,105 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 6,152 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 24,747 reads 40 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 24,081 reads 39 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 14,412 reads 21 comments

  9. 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 3 months ago 1,954 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 3 months ago 44,225 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 3 months ago 17,696 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 3 months ago 14,787 reads 37 comments

  13. 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 3 months ago 63,026 reads 60 comments

  14. 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 3 months ago 3,711 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 3 months ago 14,963 reads 16 comments

  16. Upstart Veteran Chris Brooks 1 Step Away from Realizing Unexpected Olympic Dream

    At 29 years old, Chris Brooks is practically a dinosaur in the world of men's gymnastics, but one more strong performance Saturday night in St. Louis could put him on his way to Rio de Janeiro to represent the United States at the 2016 Olympics...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 3,672 reads 7 comments

  17. Ranking the Most Hyped CBB Freshmen of the Last Decade

    There have been dozens of outstanding college basketball freshmen in the last decade, but few were more hyped before their first collegiate game than Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 22,194 reads 38 comments

  18. Ranking the Top 25 Juniors of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Their teams waged war for a spot in the 2016 Elite Eight, and now Oregon's Dillon Brooks and Duke's Grayson Allen will be battling each other for the unofficial honor of best junior in the nation for the 2016-17 college basketball season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 1,135 reads 1 comments

  19. The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the Big 12

    The 2016 NBA draft is just around the corner, but we're already looking ahead to determine where Big 12 stars like Kansas' Josh Jackson and Iowa State's Monte Morris are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 3 months ago 25,415 reads 26 comments

  20. The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the Big East

    The 2016 NBA draft is still one week away, but we're already looking ahead to determine where Big East stars like Villanova's Josh Hart and Xavier's Edmond Sumner are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 15,515 reads 22 comments

  21. Ranking the Top 25 Seniors of the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Freshmen rule the roost when it comes to college basketball hype, but seniors like Josh Hart and Frank Mason are the experienced leaders most likely to determine which teams dominate the 2016-17 season...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 22,650 reads 38 comments

  22. College Basketball Programs That Should Update Their Mascot

    Most of the mascots in college basketball fall somewhere on the spectrum between "acceptable" and "awesome," but there are a few that are long overdue for either a makeover or an explanation...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 12,992 reads 18 comments

  23. The Top 10 2017 Draft Prospects in the SEC

    The 2016 NBA draft is still weeks away, but we're already looking ahead to determine where SEC stars like Devin Robinson and Isaiah Briscoe are likely to be chosen in the 2017 NBA draft...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 18,362 reads 22 comments

  24. Pro-Player Comparisons for College Basketball's Top Stars in 2016-17

    Not one of the projected stars of college basketball in 2016-17 is destined to become the next Michael Jordan or Wilt Chamberlain, but there might be a second coming of Kevin Martin, Jared Sullinger or Jeff Green in this year's crop of NBA prospects..

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 21,894 reads 41 comments

  25. Updated Bracket for 2017 NCAA Tournament After Draft Decisions Finalized

    The Duke Blue Devils remain the No. 1 overall seed in Bleacher Report's latest projection of the 2017 NCAA tournament, joined on the top line by the Kansas Jayhawks, the Villanova Wildcats and the Oregon Ducks...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 11,183 reads 32 comments