1. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 13

    Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Denny Hamlin and Carl Edwards were the Sprint Cup stars during 10 days of racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway, with Hamlin capturing the non-points Sprint ...

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  2. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 14 Edition

    It's tighter at the top of B/R's NASCAR Sprint Cup driver rankings than it's been all year. Who's out front by a nose? Is it Jimmie Johnson, the only Cup driver with three victories ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 11 days ago 4,789 reads 5 comments

  3. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: All-Star Edition

    It's the Sprint All-Star Race week in NASCAR , and that's always exciting. Frequently one of the best all-star shows in sports, where drivers compete for $1 million in a shortened, ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 18 days ago 7,125 reads 2 comments

  4. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 11 Edition

    Fresh off an emotional victory at Talladega, where his father used to rule, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is on the move in the right direction in the Bleacher Report driver rankings...

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  5. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 10

    You couldn't make this stuff up. Driver is suspended "indefinitely" by NASCAR two days before the season-opening Daytona 500 for alleged domestic abuse...

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  6. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 10 Edition

    Welcome back to total relevancy, Matt Kenseth. While Kenseth had been dancing on the edge of the top 10 in BR driver rankings all season, he hadn't actually won a race since September ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 11,203 reads 5 comments

  7. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 8

    Danica Patrick visited the New York Stock Exchange recently. Coincidence? We think not. Patrick is one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver whose stock always bears watching...

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  8. Masters 2015 Results: Biggest Winners and Losers from Day 1

    The first day of the 79th Masters is in the books, and as usual, there were plenty of noteworthy moments in the opening round. Young Jordan Spieth lived up to pre-tournament expectations and then some, while old pro Ernie Els exceeded them...

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  9. Masters 2015: Last-Minute Odds, Picks and Projections

    Tiger's back, at least in the pure physical sense. But can Tiger Woods whip up some of his old-school Masters magic? That remains to be seen...

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  10. Duke Blue Devils' Road to the 2015 National Championship

    In beating Wisconsin, 68-63, in a hard-fought national championship game, Duke displayed resiliency, mental toughness and enough talented freshmen to make Kentucky coach John Calipari blink...

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  11. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 7 Edition

    After a rare weekend off in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (the next one it will take off is in mid-June), it's back to business this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 10,786 reads 9 comments

  12. 2015 Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 7

    At the end of a trying week in what already has been a tumultuous season for Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin gave the organization a much-needed lift by winning the STP 500 at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway last Sunday...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 9,181 reads 4 comments

  13. Tragic Bond with Former Star at Heart of Quinn Cook's Growth into Duke's Leader

    Former Duke standout guard Nolan Smith says Quinn Cook has been building up to this basketball moment since he was seven or eight years old...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 14,899 reads 8 comments

  14. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 6 Edition

    You only need to lead one lap to win a race. Brad Keselowski proved once again that it's true in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series just as it is in any racing series when he made ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 15,828 reads 9 comments

  15. Michigan State's Travis Trice Took the Long, Hard Road to Tourney Stardom

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No one would have blamed Travis Trice Sr. for missing his son's game Sunday. Sure, Travis Trice II (as the family calls him) was playing on a pretty big stage, but Travis Sr...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 13,834 reads 6 comments

  16. Magic Johnson: Can't Go Wrong with Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns—or MSU

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Magic Johnson thinks Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns would both make excellent No. 1 picks in June's NBA draft...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 23,582 reads 103 comments

  17. NCAA Tournament: Winners and Losers of Day 2

    A home game that supposedly wasn't really a home game...a kid called "Lucky" rolling the dice and coming up a winner...

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  18. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 5

    As the fifth race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season beckons, so does another stock watch of the drivers circling their way through the long, grinding schedule...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 9,255 reads 2 comments

  19. Ranking the Top Freshmen in the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    In an era when the most talented freshmen players are one-and-done in college basketball and then off to the NBA, this crop of first-year collegians about to enter their first and perhaps only NCAA tournament is extraordinary...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 14,367 reads 57 comments

  20. NCAA Brackets 2015: Do's and Don'ts for Filling out Bracket

    Is there a better feeling than printing out an NCAA tournament bracket, sitting down with a few research materials and methodically filling it out? Or is it the most maddening aspect of March Madness? The truth is it can be a bit of both...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 81,587 reads 109 comments

  21. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 4 Edition

    And the winners are...Joey Logano , Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. Those three NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers won the first three races of the 2015 season at Daytona, Atlanta and Las Vegas, respectively...

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  22. NCAA Basketball Tournaments 2015: Last-Second Predictions for Major Conferences

    The truth is, March Madness doesn't actually begin with the NCAA tournament. It has, in fact, already started with some smaller conferences engaging in their postseason tournaments ...

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  23. NCAA Tournament 2015: Stock Watch for Bubble Teams at Week 17

    The NCAA tournament bubble has burst for some teams, while others have moved into a more secure standing...

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  24. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 3

    Two weeks into the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, it's time to take stock of what's happening. Looking strictly at drivers for this edition, whose stock is on the rise, whose ...

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  25. Ranking the Best College Basketball Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Title

    Throughout the history of the NCAA tournament, there have been dozens of teams that seemed sure bets to win it all only to fall short of capturing the national championship...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 28,101 reads 88 comments