1. Burning Questions Ahead of the 2016-17 NCAA Basketball Season

    November is here, and with it comes the return of college basketball after a seven-month hiatus. Frankly, that's far too long to wait most years, but even more so after such an exciting ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 15,868 reads 2 comments

  2. Alabama vs. LSU: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    It's not the SEC championship game, but it's about as close as it gets during the regular season. When Alabama and LSU meet each year in early November, as has been the case every year since 1982, it feels like much more than a normal game...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 18,176 reads 77 comments

  3. NCAA Football Rankings 2016: Hits and Misses from Week 10 Polls

    After a Saturday in which seven unbeaten teams played on the road—and four ended up losing—it stands to reason that there was going to be some major movement in the national polls...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 41,409 reads 67 comments

  4. Indians vs. Cubs World Series Game 3: Live Score and Highlights

    Another dominant pitching performance from Cleveland's entire staff was combined with one clutch hit to give the Indians a 1-0 win over the Chicago Cubs in Game 3 of the World Series at Wrigley Field in Chicago...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 179,288 reads 299 comments

  5. The Toughest Nonconference Game for Every Team in the Preseason CBB Coaches Poll

    In two weeks' time, we'll finally get some college basketball back into our lives with the start of the 2016-17 season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 3,545 reads 1 comments

  6. College Football Picks: Week 9 Predictions for Every Game

    It's the last chance to make a first impression. This weekend's action will be fresh on the College Football Playoff committee members' minds when they to put together their first rankings for November 1...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 130,067 reads 140 comments

  7. 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 9 months ago 7,327 reads 12 comments

  8. 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 9 months ago 116,153 reads 78 comments

  9. 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 9 months ago 7,113 reads 13 comments

  10. 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 9 months ago 34,965 reads 184 comments

  11. 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 9 months ago 5,497 reads 7 comments

  12. 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 9 months ago 48,255 reads 66 comments

  13. 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 9 months ago 17,239 reads 89 comments

  14. 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 9 months ago 165,490 reads 164 comments

  15. 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 9 months ago 5,729 reads 5 comments

  16. 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 9 months ago 60,091 reads 214 comments

  17. 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 9 months ago 27,439 reads 117 comments

  18. 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 9 months ago 60,690 reads 162 comments

  19. 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 9 months ago 11,862 reads 26 comments

  20. 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 9 months ago 7,202 reads 15 comments

  21. 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 9 months ago 23,538 reads 148 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 22,917 reads 97 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 3,991 reads 4 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 107,323 reads 165 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 4,224 reads 1 comments