1. Which Teams Are Poised for a Deep Run in the 2014 MLB Playoffs?

    With October nearing and the races finalizing, it's time for the MLB postseason. After a grueling 162 games, some teams have gotten hot late while others have fizzled...

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  2. Cal Ripken Jr.'s Power Rankings for the National League

    The National League races are almost set with the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants still fighting for the West. As Yadier Molina's return has brought the St...

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  3. Cal Ripken Jr.: The Los Angeles Angels 'May Be Peaking Too Early'

    The American League races are heating up as the postseason nears. With some teams clearly out front, where do they rank going into the playoffs? Brian Anderson and Cal Ripken Jr...

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  4. Can Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons Sustain This High-Powered Offense?

    Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons showed the NFL the passing clinic they have the ability to put on...

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  5. Simms vs. Simms: NFL Quarterbacks Who Have Something to Prove in 2014

    He went to the Super Bowl once and was within one play of another Super Bowl appearance if it wasn't for a Richard Sherman pass breakup. Yet in 2014, Colin Kaepernick has something to prove, and he can get to another level...

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  6. What Are the 2 Closest Playoff Races in the MLB?

    With the final month of baseball under way, some playoff races have yet to be determined. There are two divisions that have been fights all year long. Cal Ripken Jr...

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  7. Ron Darling: 'A Starting Pitcher Should Not Be an MVP'

    Clayton Kershaw has been having a monster 2014 season and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers' playoff charge...

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  8. Who Are MLB's Top Franchise Building Blocks?

    As we see a superstar like Derek Jeter nearing the end of his final season, it makes you wonder who is in the next wave of baseball's best...

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  9. Brian Hoyer: 'Ignore the Noise' of Johnny Manziel Mania

    The Cleveland Browns have named Brian Hoyer their starting quarterback. How does Hoyer escape the Johnny Manziel mania? Is he fully healed from his 2013 season-ending ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 6,326 reads 9 comments

  10. Kyle Shanahan: Manziel's 'Swagger' Impressive, Must Be 'Smarter' off the Field

    Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel recently said there is no extra pressure on him, according to Kevin Jones at the team's official website, despite being the talk of the NFL offseason...

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  11. Elway: I'm Building Broncos 'To Win from Now On,' Planning for Life After Peyton

    General manager John Elway made multiple offseason acquisitions to bolster the Broncos depth chart after a Super Bowl loss to the Seattle Seahawks ...

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  12. Ron Darling to Rob Manfred: 'The Game Needs to Be More Appealing.'

    Rob Manfred was announced to be Bud Selig's successor as MLB Commissioner following this 2014 season. There are sure to be many issues Manfred will need to address when he takes ...

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  13. Biggest Surprises and Disappointments of the 2014 MLB Season

    As the calendar approaches September, MLB teams have reached the three-quarter mark of the 2014 season. Due to some surprises, both good and bad, the standings might look much different than what fans expected heading into 2014...

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  14. Breaking Down Potential American and National League Wild Card Races

    As September nears, the Wild Card races are getting down to the wire. After a blockbuster trade deadline, there are new contenders in both the American and National League...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 23,660 reads 5 comments

  15. Terrance Williams: Dez Bryant Emerging as Leader of Cowboys Offense

    Dallas Cowboys second-year wideout Terrance Williams has " locked down " the No. 2 wide receiver job. How has Williams' approach changed from his rookie season to year two, ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 7,516 reads 7 comments

  16. John Elway: 'I'd Like to Think I Could' Throw for 50 TDs in Today's NFL

    John Elway , the Denver Broncos executive vice president of football operations/general manager, threw 300 touchdowns in his NFL playing career...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 12,290 reads 25 comments

  17. Shaq on the Cleveland Cavaliers: 'LeBron Has His Good Luck Charm'

    The Eastern Conference has gone through a big shakeup this NBA offseason. There are teams that fell apart, while others are on the rise...

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  18. Jason Garrett Dishes on Misunderstood Cowboys Stars Tony Romo and Dez Bryant

    Bleacher Report recently sent NFL Analyst Chris Simms to Dallas Cowboys training camp in Oxnard, California, to talk with head coach Jason Garrett ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 5,654 reads 6 comments

  19. B/R Exclusive: John Elway's Top Quarterbacks of All Time

    Denver Broncos general manager and executive vice president of football operations John Elway is a former NFL MVP and two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback...

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  20. Winners and Losers of the MLB Trade Deadline

    The 2014 MLB trade deadline was one of the most exciting days for any baseball fan. We saw teams in the hunt get stronger as the season starts to wind down...

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  21. MLB Teams to Make a Late Playoff Push

    After some blockbuster deals at the trade deadline, some teams have put themselves in the position to make a late playoff push. The St...

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  22. Ron Darling: 'One of the Best Classes That'll Ever Go into Cooperstown'

    After years of only inducting a few players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the 2014 class welcomes six more-than-deserving players and managers...

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  23. Which MLB Teams Are Most Worth Watching in the Second Half?

    The second half of the MLB season is underway, and there are still pennant races to be won. With a lot of baseball left, we can see some changes in the standings...

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  24. Buyers and Sellers of the Approaching MLB Trade Deadline

    As the MLB trade deadline approaches, teams will be looking for that one player to bring them into playoff contention. With close races across the entire league, it may not take much to give teams an edge...

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  25. Were the New York Yankees' Moves Necessary for a 2nd-Half Surge?

    Nearing the All-Star break, the New York Yankees find themselves in a situation they did not expect to find themselves...

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