1. Cal Ripken Jr. on Derek Jeter's Final Season: 'The Fans Get to Say Goodbye'

    Derek Jeter 's farewell season is in full swing, and every game in each city the Yankees visit becomes a little more special for the fans. Each game becomes a spectacle as fans pour in to see Jeter play one last time...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 4,212 reads 5 comments

  2. B/R Debate: What Wins in the NFL, Attacking Offense or Dominating Defense?

    The Denver Broncos had one of the most prolific offenses in NFL history last season, but were defeated by a dominant Seattle Seahawks defense in Super Bowl XLVIII ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 5 months ago 11,834 reads 204 comments

  3. Where Is LeBron James' Next Championship-Caliber Team?

    LeBron James has once again become the hottest free agent on the market this summer. With NBA teams such as the Miami Heat, Houston Rockets, Chicago Bulls, as well as others ...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 11,043 reads 33 comments

  4. What NBA Team Would Carmelo Anthony Fit Best With?

    With NBA free agency about to kick off, one of the most anticipated decisions will be coming from Carmelo Anthony...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 6,018 reads 11 comments

  5. Eliminating 'Super-Strong Painkiller' Toradol Could Help Prevent NFL Concussions

    The NFL and concussion lawsuit plaintiffs reportedly reached a revised settlement agreement June 25. The settlement ensures that money will be available to all qualifying retired players...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 31,671 reads 19 comments

  6. B/R Debate: Do NFL Teams Gain Any Advantage from Having an Opponent's Playbook?

    Cleveland Browns head coach and former New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine reportedly believes the New England Patriots may have had access to the Jets' defensive playbook...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 8,205 reads 76 comments

  7. Blake Barnett Opens Up to Former Texas QB Chris Simms on Decommitment from ND

    4-star dual-threat QB Blake Barnett recently decommitted from the Notre Dame Fighting Irish and opened up his recruitment. Barnett will now go on a few more visits as a part of his renewed recruiting process...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 52,085 reads 183 comments

  8. Are Derek Fisher and Phil Jackson a Perfect Match for the New York Knicks?

    Derek Fisher in the new head coach of the New York Knicks . He joins his former coach and current Knicks president Phil Jackson . Fisher has been praised for his leadership skills as a veteran player throughout his career...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 6 months ago 3,938 reads 3 comments

  9. Rick Fox: I Would Coach the New York Knicks If Given the Opportunity

    After a struggle-filled season, the New York Knicks shook things up right before the season ended by naming Phil Jackson president of basketball operations. Next, Jackson fired head coach Mike Woodson and the rest of the staff...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 5,578 reads 10 comments

  10. Rick Fox: If I Were the Cleveland Cavaliers I Would Trade No. 1 Pick

    After a disappointing rookie season from last year's No. 1 pick of the 2013 NBA draft , Anthony Bennett, the Cleveland Cavaliers have a chance at redemption after winning the first pick in 2014...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 40,835 reads 153 comments

  11. What Will Carmelo Anthony Be Considering as the NBA Offseason Nears?

    With the NBA offseason nearing, the biggest name on the market is Carmelo Anthony . Still without an NBA championship, Anthony will have to choose between a rebuilding New York Knicks squad or a team best fit to win...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 4,166 reads 64 comments

  12. How Important Is the NBA Combine for Potential Prospects?

    With many high-profile names choosing not to attend, the NBA Draft Combine opens the door for others to get their names in the conversation...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 7 months ago 4,506 reads 2 comments

  13. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Biggest Upset Possibilities in the Second Round

    The second round of the 2014 NBA Playoffs have begun with possible upsets in the making. The Washington Wizards, Portland Trail Blazers, and Brooklyn Nets reached the second round by surprising higher seeded teams...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 1,123 reads 1 comments

  14. Dennis Scott: Indiana Pacers Guards Are Their Most Important Pieces

    The No. 1 seed Indiana Pacers have been the most disappointing team in the final stretch of the season and the first round of the NBA Playoffs...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 819 reads 2 comments

  15. Dennis Scott: Role Players Needed for Oklahoma City Thunder's Success

    The Oklahoma City Thunder have seen their fair share of ups and downs in their series against the Memphis Grizzlies . Going into their Game 7, the second-seeded team needs to figure out a game plan to combat a stifling Memphis defense...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 3,449 reads 6 comments

  16. Dennis Scott: Focus Is Key for the Los Angeles Clippers in the NBA Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Clippers enter Game 7 of the first round of the NBA playoffs and are still trying to get past the Donald Sterling scandal...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 668 reads 0 comments

  17. 2014 NBA Playoffs: Series That Are Upsets in the Making

    With the first round of the NBA playoffs starting up, there have been some surprising performances. Jeff Teague and the Atlanta Hawks have been on fire against the No. 1-seeded Indiana Pacers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 2,042 reads 15 comments

  18. Why Are the Indiana Pacers Struggling Down the Stretch?

    The Indiana Pacers have struggled down the stretch leading to the NBA playoffs. Their offense efficiency and points per game have decreased, and Roy Hibbert has disappeared under the basket...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 1,704 reads 11 comments

  19. Inside the Mind of Manny Pacquiao

    Manny Pacquiao is one of the most famous athletes in the world, but we often don't hear him answer any interesting questions. We met up with Manny as he trained in Los Angeles for his upcoming rematch with Timothy Bradley...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 8 months ago 13,001 reads 12 comments

  20. The Masters 2014: Why Lefties May Have the Advantage

    The 2014 Masters starts this week and anything can happen. One of the biggest questions is: "What's with all of the left- handers winning?" Five lefties in the last eleven years have won...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 9 months ago 2,523 reads 0 comments

  21. Are the Miami Heat's Homestretch Struggles a Concern Going into NBA Playoffs?

    The Miami Heat have hit a wall going into the final games of the regular season as the playoffs approach. Without key players such as Mike Miller on the team to hit clutch shots, they will struggle in close game situations...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 9 months ago 364 reads 0 comments

  22. Will Derrick Rose Make His Return in the NBA Playoffs for the Chicago Bulls?

    After sitting out for the entire 2012-13 season with an ACL injury, Derrick Rose 's comeback was short-lived in 2013-14, lasting 10 games in total before he tore his meniscus...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 9 months ago 22,472 reads 26 comments

  23. Joakim Noah on Which Former Chicago Bulls' Player He Resembles

    With Derrick Rose out on injury for his second consecutive season, the Chicago Bulls have relied on other players to pick up the team's star role. Joakim Noah has been one of those stars...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 9 months ago 3,905 reads 2 comments

  24. Isiah Thomas: Phil Jackson Has Already Affected the New York Knicks

    Phil Jackson has had a warm welcome as the new president of the New York Knicks . His task will be to fix a broken team that has gone through a lackluster season and has disappointed countless fans...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 9 months ago 15,489 reads 15 comments

  25. 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 9 months ago 7,190 reads 26 comments