1. Isiah Thomas: Joakim Noah Is Dennis Rodman to Today's Chicago Bulls

    Going almost two full seasons without star player Derrick Rose , the Chicago Bulls have looked for other teammates to step up and take the reins...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 6,837 reads 26 comments

  2. Grant Hill Reveals the Real Reason Duke Is So Hated

    It's been 20 years since Grant Hill closed out his excellent career at Duke. Hill and teammate Christian Laettner (who left Duke for the NBA in 1992) led the Blue Devils to two NCAA national championships...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 69,092 reads 156 comments

  3. Steve Smith and Rick Fox's Two NBA Rookies with the Most Potential

    This NBA season has seen rookies step up and play large roles for their teams, but which NBA rookies have the most upside? Steve Smith and Rick Fox join Behind the Mic to break it down...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 11,492 reads 40 comments

  4. Are the Los Angeles Clippers the Team to Beat Post-Trade Deadline?

    The Los Angeles Clippers have made two acquisitions after the trade deadline, signing Glen Davis and Danny Granger...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 4,352 reads 16 comments

  5. Which NBA Teams Are Poised to Make a Late-Season Push?

    Coming into the second half of the NBA season, teams are really beginning to hit their stride, as teams are finding their footing and players are coming off of injury...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 4 months ago 3,023 reads 0 comments

  6. Steve Smith Puts Stephen Curry on His NBA Mount Rushmore of All-Time Shooters

    Steve Smith breaks down who he would put on his Mount Rushmore of NBA all-time best shooters on an all new Behind the Mic on Bleacher Report...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 14,408 reads 38 comments

  7. LeBron James Revamps Boys & Girls Club During All-Star Weekend

    For the past five years, LeBron James has taken great efforts to ensure that the children of the host city of NBA All-Star Weekend have the opportunity to grow and develop their dreams...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 16,145 reads 52 comments

  8. Boomer: Peyton Manning's Legacy Is Fine After Super Bowl XLVIII Loss

    After a record-breaking season on offense, the Denver Broncos were unable to button the season with a ribbon and a Super Bowl XLVIII win. Peyton Manning will go through the scrutiny of being unable to win the big game again...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 2,903 reads 31 comments

  9. Boomer Esiason: Peyton Manning Will Play in Another Super Bowl

    The Super Bowl is over, but that doesn't mean to stop asking the hard-hitting questions. Looking forward to next year, the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks are both coming back with most of their main playmakers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 534 reads 1 comments

  10. Where Does the Seattle Seahawks Defense Rank All Time?

    The Seattle Seahawks had the No. 1 defense in the league coming into the Super Bowl. In a 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos and their No. 1 offense, Seattle put on one of the greatest defensive performances in a Super Bowl...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 5,697 reads 35 comments

  11. Who Has the Coaching Advantage in Super Bowl XLVIII?

    John Fox and Pete Carroll will be meeting in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday, coaching two very different teams...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 2,806 reads 14 comments

  12. Can the Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl XLVIII If Peyton Manning Struggles?

    Peyton Manning has led the Denver Broncos to Super Bowl XLVIII after a record-setting season. Manning is now facing one of the toughest defenses in the league and will have to deal with the ever-evolving inclement weather...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 1,828 reads 12 comments

  13. Super Bowl XLVIII: Will Denver or Seattle Be More Equipped to Handle Weather?

    New York City is cold right now, and it's looking like it will stay that way as we get closer and closer to the big game...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 52,723 reads 164 comments

  14. Will Marshawn Lynch Continue Beast Mode in Super Bowl XLVIII?

    The Seattle Seahawks' most consistent offensive player all season long has been Marshawn Lynch . He will now face a Denver Broncos defense that shut down a red-hot LeGarrette ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 18,648 reads 177 comments

  15. What Adjustments Do the SF 49ers Have to Do to Not Get Blown out by Seahawks in

    The San Francisco 49ers are traveling up north to square off against the Seattle Seahawks . Colin Kaepernick has had trouble playing in Seattle, but now he can utilize his healthy offensive weapons against a stout defense...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 5,088 reads 37 comments

  16. Can the Denver Broncos Stop LeGarrette Blount in AFC Championship Game?

    LeGarrette Blount is showing us exactly what he can do. He tallied an impressive four touchdowns and 166 yards in the New England Patriots ' 43-22 win over the Indianapolis Colts last week...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 5,513 reads 25 comments

  17. Boomer: Colin Kaepernick Is the Most Important Player in the NFL Playoffs

    Colin Kaepernick is playing his best football at the right time. He has led the San Francisco 49ers to two road playoff victories in frigid weather and against one of the best defenses in the NFL ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 27,568 reads 114 comments

  18. Long: Denver Broncos' D Must Keep Up with the New England Patriots' Offense

    Tom Brady has led the New England Patriots offense all season long, but in the divisional round against Indianapolis, it was LeGarrette Blount's four touchdowns that brought the Pats to the brink of another Super Bowl appearance...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 3,652 reads 6 comments

  19. Can the San Francisco 49ers Stop Seattle Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch?

    The Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch is a beast who eats skittles. He's also a beast when matching up against the San Francisco 49ers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 10,253 reads 123 comments

  20. Will Peyton Manning Retire If the Denver Broncos Win Super Bowl XLVIII?

    After a record-breaking season, Peyton Manning is one win away from Super Bowl XLVIII . Now, one question remains: If Manning leads the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl win, ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 16,405 reads 53 comments

  21. Who Is More Important to the New England Patriots: Tom Brady or Bill Belichick?

    While many fans will debate Tom Brady or Peyton Manning for the 10,000th time this weekend, we thought we'd mix up the question...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 4,816 reads 32 comments

  22. Ranking the Top 3 NFL Playoff Quarterbacks Not Named Manning or Brady

    The NFL playoffs are finally here. With that, it's time for Phil Simms to break down the quarterbacks who are going to have to prove themselves with each and every play...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 23,939 reads 214 comments

  23. Which Remaining NFL Head Coaching Job Is the Most Desirable?

    With Jay Gruden heading to the Washington Redskins to replace Mike Shanahan, all eyes turn to the remaining head-coaching vacancies around the National Football League...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 10,488 reads 32 comments

  24. Cam Newton Has a Lot to Prove in His Playoff Debut

    Cam Newton will make his playoff debut in the divisional round against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Panthers fans are waiting to see what their star quarterback can do to help Carolina advance to the NFC Championship Game...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 11,951 reads 55 comments

  25. Howie Long Discusses the Best Defenses in the Playoffs

    There is an old saying that defense wins championships. As we move closer to crowning a Super Bowl champion in the NFL , there are some very impressive defenses that can help their teams win a championship...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 33,244 reads 273 comments