1. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 9

    The Pac -12's best hopes of making the College Football Playoff face off this weekend, highlighting a strong lineup of games that includes an in-state rivalry and one between longtime regional foes...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 7,325 reads 12 comments

  2. Cubs vs. Indians World Series Game 1: Live Score and Highlights

    The Cleveland Indians used dominant pitching and a few big hits to score a 6-0 win over the Chicago Cubs to take Game 1 of the World Series on Tuesday night at Progressive Field in Cleveland...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 116,049 reads 78 comments

  3. Georgia vs. Florida: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    It may no longer be officially called the "World's Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party," but when Florida and Georgia meet up for their annual neutral-site football clash, there's no shortage of partying going on before, during and after...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 7,097 reads 13 comments

  4. Blind Resumes for College Football's Top Playoff Contenders

    An important event is happening on a Tuesday next month, something that has the potential to mold and shape everything we know. There's also the presidential election. On Nov...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 34,960 reads 184 comments

  5. Under-the-Radar Contenders for College Basketball Player of the Year in 2016-17

    The 2016-17 college basketball season is just around the corner, at which time teams from all over the country will begin the journey to make the NCAA tournament and play for a title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 5,476 reads 7 comments

  6. The Best College Basketball Teams in 2016-17 from A to Z

    In three weeks, college basketball will be back in action, the 2016-17 season beginning in earnest with dozens of games on tap for Nov. 11...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 47,893 reads 66 comments

  7. Cubs vs. Dodgers: Keys for Each Team to Win Game 5

    It's now a best-of-three series between the Chicago Cubs and the Los Angeles Dodgers for a spot in the World Series. The Cubs' 10-2 win at Los Angeles on Wednesday evened the National League Championship Series at two games apiece...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 16,986 reads 89 comments

  8. College Football Picks: Week 8 Predictions for Every Game

    All but two of 128 FBS schools have played at least six games so far, good enough to consider Week 8 the start of the second half of the season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 165,234 reads 164 comments

  9. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 8

    As rough a start as the Pac-12 Conference went through earlier this fall, entering the second half of the 2016 season there are some great division races forming...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 5,729 reads 5 comments

  10. Cubs vs. Dodgers NLCS Game 3: Live Score and Highlights

    The Los Angeles Dodgers have taken control of the National League Championship Series, seizing a 2-1 lead after blanking the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 60,015 reads 214 comments

  11. Awards for First Half of 2016 College Football Season

    This season is going exactly the way I expected. — Nobody, ever. Less than two months ago, we set out on a journey together to experience the wonder that is college football, a sport that never ceases to entertain and amaze...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 27,428 reads 117 comments

  12. Indians vs. Blue Jays ALCS Game 3: Live Score and Highlights

    The Cleveland Indians put together one of the greatest examples possible of a team win Monday night. Starting pitcher Trevor Bauer's bloody finger caused him to come out in the ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 60,608 reads 162 comments

  13. College Football Playoff Standings 2016: Week 8 Rankings & Bowl Game Projections

    In just over two weeks we'll have our first look at the College Football Playoff rankings, which will set the stage for the remainder of the regular season and the push toward playing for a national title...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 11,845 reads 26 comments

  14. CBB Players Returning from Injury Who'll Have a Big Impact in 2016-17

    Injuries are an unavoidable part of men's college basketball, something you can't really prevent and are hard-pressed to prepare for...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 7,200 reads 15 comments

  15. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 8 Polls

    A pair of top-10 battles produced very different results on Saturday, with one going to overtime while the other was a blowout early on...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 4 months ago 23,272 reads 148 comments

  16. Blue Jays vs. Indians ALCS Game 1: Live Score and Highlights

    Francisco Lindor's two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning provided the only scoring in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, giving the Cleveland Indians a 2-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 22,869 reads 97 comments

  17. Ranking the Biggest Matchup Problems in College Basketball

    A key to success in college basketball is creating mismatches, moving players around in a manner that a superior athlete is paired up against a defender who can't guard him...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 3,970 reads 4 comments

  18. College Football Picks: Week 7 Predictions for Every Game

    Conference championship games aren't on tap until the first week of December. But thanks to a series of key interdivisional matchups this weekend, we could be seeing a few league title-game previews...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 107,111 reads 165 comments

  19. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 7

    It's a relatively light weekend in the Pac-12 Conference for football, with one-quarter of the league's teams getting a bye to recharge the batteries for the home stretch...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 4,215 reads 1 comments

  20. Cubs vs. Giants NLDS Game 4: Live Score and Highlights

    The Chicago Cubs have moved a step closer to ending its 108-year title drought, while at the same time putting an end to the San Francisco Giants' even-year magic...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 159,141 reads 344 comments

  21. Power Ranking College Football's Top 10 Defensive Players

    With exactly half of college football's 128 FBS schools averaging 30 or more points per game and more than one-third yielding that much in scoring on a weekly basis, it's easy to forget the importance of defense...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 18,172 reads 133 comments

  22. Giants vs. Cubs NLDS Game 3: Live Score and Highlights

    It took a little more than five hours, but the San Francisco Giants managed to hold off elimination for at least one night...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 106,516 reads 380 comments

  23. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 7 Polls

    Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on last weekend's college football schedule, canceling some games and pushing others back to Sunday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 21,239 reads 86 comments

  24. NCAA Basketball Stars Playing in the Perfect System in 2016-17

    The best players in college basketball are so talented they could excel no matter where they end up, regardless of the coach in place and the system he runs...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 16,387 reads 27 comments

  25. 10 College Football Teams That Have Improved the Most Since Week 1

    First impressions matter, but over the course of a long college football season, so much can change from that opening game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 27,444 reads 47 comments