1. 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 6 months ago 3,542 reads 1 comments

  2. 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 6 months ago 129,876 reads 140 comments

  3. 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 6 months ago 7,325 reads 12 comments

  4. 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 6 months ago 116,084 reads 78 comments

  5. 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 6 months ago 7,101 reads 13 comments

  6. 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 6 months ago 34,962 reads 184 comments

  7. 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 6 months ago 5,489 reads 7 comments

  8. 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 6 months ago 48,112 reads 66 comments

  9. 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 6 months ago 17,115 reads 89 comments

  10. 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 6 months ago 165,389 reads 164 comments

  11. 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 6 months ago 5,729 reads 5 comments

  12. 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 6 months ago 60,054 reads 214 comments

  13. 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 6 months ago 27,432 reads 117 comments

  14. 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 6 months ago 60,644 reads 162 comments

  15. 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 6 months ago 11,848 reads 26 comments

  16. 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 6 months ago 7,202 reads 15 comments

  17. 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 6 months ago 23,450 reads 148 comments

  18. 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 6 months ago 22,891 reads 97 comments

  19. 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 6 months ago 3,982 reads 4 comments

  20. 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 6 months ago 107,198 reads 165 comments

  21. 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 6 months ago 4,215 reads 1 comments

  22. 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 6 months ago 159,241 reads 344 comments

  23. 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 6 months ago 18,411 reads 133 comments

  24. 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 7 months ago 106,556 reads 380 comments

  25. 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 7 months ago 21,251 reads 86 comments