1. Strengths and Weaknesses of Top College Basketball Teams in 2016-17

    The projected top 20 teams for the 2016-17 men's college basketball season have more strengths than weaknesses, but no team is perfect...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 1,464 reads 0 comments

  2. Allyson Felix Affirms Greatness Despite Settling for Silver in Wild 400M Finish

    In a finish to the women's 400-meter dash that had the whole world buzzing, the United States' Allyson Felix fell just short of becoming the first woman to win five Olympic gold medals in track and field...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 38,926 reads 42 comments

  3. Predicting the 2016-17 SEC College Basketball Standings

    As has been the case for the past two years, Kentucky will enter the 2016-17 college basketball season as the overwhelming favorite to win the SEC...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 10,393 reads 2 comments

  4. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 7

    Every day of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio has yielded something completely unimaginable, but Day 7 was especially packed with wild winners and losers...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 24,483 reads 14 comments

  5. Biggest NCAA Tournament Overachievers of the Past Decade

    With plenty of help from its run from the First Four to the Final Four in 2011, VCU earned the title of biggest NCAA tournament overachiever of the past 10 years...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 6,092 reads 13 comments

  6. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 5

    Day 5 of the 2016 Summer Olympics seemed to have more upsets than the first four days combined, resulting in a plethora of big winners and losers...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 31,051 reads 16 comments

  7. Former 5-Star Recruits Who Will Most Impact 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Five-star recruits often leave for the NBA after just one year of college hoops, but Villanova's Jalen Brunson headlines a long list of former 5-star guys who should make a ...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 32,141 reads 28 comments

  8. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 3

    Rio was teeming with winners and losers on Day 3 of the 2016 Summer Olympics, but there was no bigger winner than Japan's men's gymnastics team. The field was wide-open after Saturday's qualification rounds ...

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  9. Predicting the 2016-17 Big East College Basketball Standings

    It will never be the "Old" Big East again, but this conference will be more loaded for the 2016-17 college basketball season than it has been since dropping down to 10 teams several years ago...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 16,241 reads 9 comments

  10. Breakout Stars to Watch for at the 2016 Summer Olympics

    With blazing speed and a compelling backstory, Team USA's Boris Berian is one of several athletes destined to become a breakout star at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympic Games...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 18,159 reads 10 comments

  11. Biggest NCAA Tournament Underachievers of the Past Decade

    Many college basketball teams have repeatedly demonstrated they cannot be trusted in the NCAA tournament, but Georgetown has been the least dependable over the past decade...

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  12. USA Summer Olympic Team 2016: America's Best Bets for Gold in Rio

    Team USA has won at least 36 gold medals in every Summer Olympics dating back to 1984, and you can take it to the bank that swimming phenom Katie Ledecky will bring home at least one for her performance in the 800-meter freestyle in Rio de Janeiro...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 14,403 reads 12 comments

  13. Inside the Numbers of the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics

    Before the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro get underway, there are some key numbers you need to know. And considering the No. 1 Olympics-related thing people have been talking about for the past year is mosquitoes, we might as well start there...

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  14. Ranking the Best In-Season College Basketball Tournaments in 2016-17 Season

    The Oregon Ducks are just one of the three 2017 title contenders in this year's Maui Invitational, cementing its spot atop our ranking of the best early-season college basketball tournaments...

    Kerry Miller Written by Kerry Miller about 4 months ago 6,902 reads 9 comments

  15. 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 4 months ago 6,849 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 4 months ago 24,587 reads 25 comments

  17. 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 4 months ago 16,387 reads 41 comments

  18. 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 4 months ago 43,323 reads 66 comments

  19. 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 4 months ago 21,208 reads 5 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 9,499 reads 4 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 64,553 reads 25 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 5 months ago 6,521 reads 8 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 14,774 reads 14 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 28,899 reads 21 comments