1. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 13

    Usain Bolt stole the show Thursday night at the Olympics and diverted attention away from Ryan Lochte. These Olympics have been awesome for cementing the legendary status of its ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 49,195 reads 41 comments

  2. Simone Biles' Beam Bronze Proof That Perfection Isn't a Guarantee, Even for Her

    Simone Biles put both hands on the balance beam Monday afternoon, and that one slip was enough to ruin her bid for five golds in Rio. Biles had to settle for bronze...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 50,412 reads 28 comments

  3. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 9

    Usain Bolt's defense of his 100-meter crown was one of the most anticipated moments of the Olympics. Bolt justified the hype on Sunday night with another awe-inspiring performance to win gold...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 32,004 reads 9 comments

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

    Can these Summer Olympics get any better than Day 4? It's going to be tough after the performances Michael Phelps, Katie Ledecky and the United States women's gymnastics team put forth Tuesday...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 27,905 reads 13 comments

  5. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers from Day 2 in Rio

    The Olympic Games don't really begin until Michael Phelps has a gold medal around his neck. Well, they are now underway. Phelps gave his 4x100-meter relay team the lead on the second leg, and the Americans helped him secure a 19th gold medal...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 67,139 reads 44 comments

  6. Summer Olympics 2016: Winners and Losers in Rio on Day 1

    The first day of the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro went off mostly without a hitch. The focus, thankfully, was on the athletes and not what's been built up as an unfit setting in Rio...

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  7. World Records Most Likely to Be Broken at the 2016 Rio Olympics

    Olympic viewers want to see world records. It's why NBC shows the world-record-pace line during swimming telecasts, and it's constantly part of the conversation during track and field...

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  8. Realistic Expectations for Memphis Grizzlies Rookie Wade Baldwin IV in 2016-17

    The Memphis Grizzlies set themselves up this offseason for the present and future at the point guard position by re-signing Mike Conley, drafting Wade Baldwin IV in the first round ...

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  9. Burning Questions for the 2016 Summer Olympics

    The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics are five days away, and there is no shortage of storylines entering these Games...

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  10. Realistic Expectations for Chicago Bulls Rookie Denzel Valentine in 2016-17

    Denzel Valentine missed his first six shots in the Las Vegas Summer League championship game last week, and he didn't score until the fourth quarter...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 1 month ago 11,479 reads 17 comments

  11. Summer Olympics 2016: Athletes Most Likely to Win Gold in Their Debut Games

    There's no comparison in sports to how quickly an athlete can become a star at the Olympics. Most casual sports fans have never heard of the first-time Olympians who will win gold ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 21,788 reads 21 comments

  12. Realistic Expectations for Toronto Raptors Rookie Jakob Poeltl in 2016-17

    By selecting Utah 's Jakob Poeltl with the ninth pick in the 2016 NBA draft, the Toronto Raptors pre-emptively addressed their one roster hole that free agency created...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 7,680 reads 5 comments

  13. Realistic Expectations for Milwaukee Bucks Rookie Thon Maker in 2016-17

    The Milwaukee Bucks made the most shocking move of the 2016 NBA draft by selecting Thon Maker with the 10th overall pick...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 73,414 reads 89 comments

  14. Realistic Expectations for Phoenix Suns Rookie Marquese Chriss in 2016-17

    Marquese Chriss' upside was on display for short glimpses in Las Vegas. During the NBA Summer League opener against the Portland Trail Blazers , Chriss had a drive from the ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 5,632 reads 6 comments

  15. Realistic Expectations for Denver Nuggets Rookie Jamal Murray in 2016-17

    The Denver Nuggets were fortunate to have Jamal Murray fall to them at No. 7 in the 2016 NBA draft. He was exactly what they were looking for: a three-point shooter who can play both guard positions...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 2 months ago 5,155 reads 9 comments

  16. Even in Simone Biles' Shadow, Laurie Hernandez Is USA's Rising Star Gymnast

    The United States' Olympic gymnastics trials lacked drama this weekend in San Jose, California, because everyone correctly predicted the five who made the team...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 13,593 reads 10 comments

  17. 2012 Olympics Darling Gabby Douglas' Rio Bid Looks Shaky After Subpar Night 1

    The belief heading into the Olympic trials on Friday was that United States national team coordinator Martha Karolyi had her five already picked...

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  18. US Women's Gymnastics 2016 Olympic Trials: Meet Team USA's Rio Hopefuls

    They called the 2012 gold medal-winning American women's gymnasts "the fierce five." The next five will be picked this weekend to represent the United States, and the only real debate might just be what to call them...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 13,554 reads 0 comments

  19. 2016 US Olympic Swimming: Meet the Women's Team

    Welcome to Katie Ledecky's Olympics. The 19-year-old is the face of women's swimming and is a good bet to win more gold medals in Brazil than the rest of her teammates combined...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 11,308 reads 0 comments

  20. Does Swimming Need a Katie Ledecky-Missy Franklin Rivalry?

    Swimming has become the most marketable Olympic sport because of its stars, and this summer in Rio de Janeiro should be no different...

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  21. Everything You Need to Know About Cleveland Cavaliers Draft Pick Kay Felder

    Hey, Cleveland Cavaliers , stop it already. As if life as the champs wasn't fun enough, the Cavs went out and got themselves the most entertaining player in college basketball ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 8,829 reads 1 comments

  22. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Pascal Siakam

    Pascal Siakam is one of the NBA draft's best stories. The New Mexico State product arrived in the United States from Cameroon in November 2012, and he had just started playing ...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 11,501 reads 9 comments

  23. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Sheldon McClellan

    Sheldon McClellan was an alternate invite to the NBA Draft Combine, but it's hard to figure out why since he was more than deserving to be on the initial list...

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  24. NBA Prospects Tyler Ulis, Kay Felder Following Path of Short-Ball Forefathers

    When the Washington Bullets took Muggsy Bogues with the 12th pick in the 1987 NBA draft, the 5'3" point guard was a punchline in the next day's local paper...

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  25. 2016 NBA Draft Prospects: Breaking Down the Pro Future of Diamond Stone

    Diamond Stone is coming into the NBA at the wrong time. Back-to-the-basket scorers like him are now referred to as throwbacks, as the NBA has evolved into a more perimeter-oriented league...

    C.J.  Moore Written by C.J. Moore about 3 months ago 6,817 reads 3 comments