1. College Basketball Coaches Most Likely to Be Hired by an NBA Team

    The best in college basketball end up in the NBA. And we don't just mean players. While the NBA draft is the annual event that officially plucks college's top players away from school ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 20 days ago 31,340 reads 33 comments

  2. 10 Biggest Position Battles to Watch in 2014 Fall Camps

    Training camps are starting up all over the country for college football teams, the beginning of roughly four weeks of preparation for the opening games of the 2014 season in late August...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 24 days ago 34,877 reads 28 comments

  3. NASCAR at Pocono 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Kyle Larson will start on the pole for the first time as a NASCAR Sprint Cup driver after blowing away the track record at Pocono Raceway in Friday's qualifying. Larson ran his lap in the last of three qualifying rounds at a speed of 183...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 27 days ago 15,694 reads 3 comments

  4. Amway Top 25 College Football Poll 2014: Season Predictions, Championship Odds

    Now it's starting to get real. Since the streamers and confetti were cleaned off the field at the Rose Bowl after Florida State's BCS Championship Game victory over Auburn, there's been little to do but look ahead to the 2014 college football season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 27 days ago 84,683 reads 97 comments

  5. College Basketball Conferences with the Most Star Power in 2014-15 Season

    When ranking the many college basketball conferences, there is plenty of data to use to make an educated assessment based on team strength and performance. It's what experts like CBS Sports' Jerry Palm and others do for a living, and they do it well...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 27 days ago 11,260 reads 6 comments

  6. Predicting the Biggest Underachieving Teams for the 2014-15 CBB Season

    We're smack dab in the middle of college basketball's offseason, that long stretch from early April until mid-November when there are no games to keep us entertained...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 28 days ago 20,121 reads 20 comments

  7. Bleacher Report's Preseason Top 25 at the Start of Fall Camp

    Can you feel it? College football is right around the corner. We've gone through the various media days for each conference, with coaches and selected players telling us how excited they are about the upcoming 2014 season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 29 days ago 330,475 reads 1247 comments

  8. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Best-Case Scenario for Tar Heels' 2014 Class

    North Carolina's roster is getting a big boost of young talent for the 2014-15 season with the addition of three highly rated prospects Roy Williams and his staff were able to sign on the recruiting trail...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 14,958 reads 13 comments

  9. Predicting Every Power-5 College Football Team's MVP for 2014 Season

    Football is a team sport, but like most others it's defined by its individual stars. College football is no different, and with training camps about to begin for the 2014 season, it's time to start identifying who to look out for on the field this fall..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 58,953 reads 18 comments

  10. NASCAR at Indianapolis 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Kevin Harvick swept all three rounds of qualifying Saturday to take the pole for Sunday's Brickyard 400, setting an Indianapolis Motor Speedway track record in the process. Harvick, whose opening-session speed of 188...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 20,812 reads 1 comments

  11. College Football Conference Matchups We Wish We Could See in 2014

    During its media days earlier this week, the Big 12 Conference unveiled a new slogan that both refuted the need for a football championship game and praised its full round-robin scheduling model...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 38,604 reads 150 comments

  12. Predicting the Most Improved College Basketball Teams in the 2014-15 Season

    There's no real downtime in the world of college basketball, not for the players and coaches and certainly not for those of us who cover the sport as media or follow as fans...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 14,665 reads 7 comments

  13. Every Power-5 Conference Team's Biggest Concern Heading into Fall Camp

    Five weeks from now, the 2014 college football season will be officially underway. Well, sort of, if you consider a Wednesday night game between transitioning Georgia State and FCS Abilene Christian to be the appropriate start to the year...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 47,345 reads 23 comments

  14. UNC Basketball: 1 Reason Each Starter Will Be a Success in 2014-15

    The idea of being "successful" is a relative concept, regardless of the situation. It's hard to really put a barometer on what it takes for someone or something to be considered a ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 5,881 reads 20 comments

  15. Biggest Snubs and Surprises from College Football's Preseason Awards Watch Lists

    There are plenty of signs that college football is just around the corner. Conference media days have started up, with coaches and returning stars raving about how great offseason ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 20,117 reads 45 comments

  16. UNC Basketball: Breaking Down Tar Heels' 2014-15 Nonconference Schedule

    It's never too early to start looking ahead to what North Carolina is set to face in terms of competition during the 2014-15 season, even if it's not set in stone yet...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 11,099 reads 6 comments

  17. Ranking College Football's Best Weeknight Games of 2014 Season

    Any self-respecting college football fan knows not to have anything planned on Saturdays, because that day is meant for dawn-to-way-past-dusk game viewing...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 67,081 reads 120 comments

  18. Pass-Fail Marks for College Basketball's Top Incoming Freshmen in 2014-15

    Earlier this year, a proposal sent out by school presidents from the Pac-12 Conference included a suggestion that college basketball return to the era of freshman ineligibility as a way of dealing with players leaving school after one year to turn pro.

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 48,063 reads 57 comments

  19. Every Power 5 Conference Team's Greatest Moment from BCS Era

    On Monday we got our first glimpse of the hardware that's going to be given out to the winner of the College Football Playoff, the new system created to determine the FBS national champion...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 24,151 reads 105 comments

  20. How NCAA Basketball's Biggest 2014 Underachievers Can Improve in 2015

    There are about 350 college basketball teams in Division I, but in reality, most of those teams will never have a chance to win a national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 12,000 reads 10 comments

  21. Predicting Every ESPN College GameDay Stop for 2014 Season

    Where in the world will Chris, Herbie and Coach Corso end up this season? The games themselves are what get us most excited about college football every fall, but there's also the ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 146,658 reads 107 comments

  22. UNC Basketball Recruiting: Will Lack of Early Commits Lead to Weak 2015 Class?

    North Carolina is welcoming in one of its best recruiting classes of the past decade, as the trio of prospects headed to campus this fall resulted in a No. 3 overall ranking by 247Sports ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 10,209 reads 27 comments

  23. NASCAR at New Hampshire 2014 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Kyle Busch needed just two trips out on the track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday to lock up the pole for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 12,401 reads 1 comments

  24. Projecting Every College Football Conference's Surprise Team for 2014

    At this time last year, very few people could have predicted that Auburn would play for the national title. Coming off a 3-9 record and with a new head coach, there might have been hope and optimism, but to expect what the Tigers did wasn't realistic...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 45,690 reads 185 comments

  25. Predicting the 10 Biggest Inside-Outside Threats for the 2014-15 CBB Season

    Speed and skill on the perimeter, size inside. This two-ingredient recipe for a balanced attack in college basketball seems simple, but if that were the case, everyone would be serving up that dish...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 1 month ago 32,281 reads 68 comments