1. Ranking the Top 50 Juniors Heading into the 2014 College Football Season

    Today's top college football juniors are tomorrow's top NFL rookies. With the best of the best often forgoing their final seasons of eligibility for the pros, the junior class is perennially the most talented and accomplished group in the college game.

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 68,713 reads 76 comments

  2. Preseason College Basketball Tournaments We Can't Wait to See in 2014-15

    The 2014-15 college basketball season is still a good seven months away, and it will be quite some time before final schedules are released...

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  3. NBA Playoffs 2014: Highlighting the Most Dangerous Lower Seeds in Postseason

    What's a seed, really, than just another number? Like most professional sports, the NBA seeds its postseason qualifiers based on regular-season performance...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 18,642 reads 51 comments

  4. NBA Draft 2014: College Seniors with the Best Chance to Start

    Early departures by college basketball's top underclassmen are dominating much of the talk surrounding the NBA draft right now, which is no surprise...

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  5. NFL Draft 2014: Injured College Stars Who Will Be Pro Steals

    Aaron Murray is the SEC's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns, statistics that only scratch the surface of one of the most illustrious college football careers ever...

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  6. 8 College Football Players Who Dazzled in Early Spring Game Action

    College football spring games are a discovery zone. The annual end-of-spring-practice competitions have little impact on the reputation and future playing time of known stars and ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 33,798 reads 33 comments

  7. 25 Recruits We're Looking Forward to Seeing at Camps and Combines

    With spring practice wrapping up in college football, it's time to turn our attention back to the recruiting trail...

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  8. College Basketball Coaches Who Added Most to Their Legacy in 2014

    College basketball coaches get paid lots of money, and those big salaries are usually tied to wins and losses...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 10,864 reads 29 comments

  9. 10 Things We Can't Wait to See in the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    That was one heck of a college basketball season we just finished living through. And now we have to wait how long until the next one? Sadly, it will be about seven months before ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 5 months ago 7,033 reads 10 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 50 Sophomores Heading into the 2014 College Football Season

    When it comes to college football players, there's a certain pecking order for hype bestowed on the various classes...

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  11. Ryan Braun Proves He's Still Star-Caliber Player with 3-HR Night

    The return of Ryan Braun from an historic 65-game suspension hadn't gone the way anyone associated with the Mliwaukee Brewers outfielder had hoped...

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  12. UConn-Kentucky Ratings Hurt by Lack of Busted Bracket Viewers

    Monday's NCAA tournament championship game between Connecticut and Kentucky didn't provide a last-second game-winner or any sort of record performance, but it was still a great way to cap one of the most exciting tourneys in recent memory...

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  13. Why Khalil Mack Is Most Intriguing Prospect of 2014 NFL Draft

    A quick look at the big boards from various NFL draft experts confirms what's already a well-known fact: The top-rated college teams and those from power conferences tend to produce the most coveted pro prospects...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 5,519 reads 12 comments

  14. Bleacher Report's Top 25 College Football Tailgating Schools for 2014

    College football is about so much more than just the game. While football is the main reason why upwards of 100,000 people (sometimes more) congregate on Saturdays between late ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 383,277 reads 423 comments

  15. NCAA Tournament 2014: Most Dazzling Images of March Madness

    The 2014 NCAA tournament was one of the best ever. There were fantastic finishes, a ton of thrilling upsets and even a great championship game to wrap it up...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 17,313 reads 2 comments

  16. College Football's 10 Most Intriguing Spring Game Storylines of 2014

    College football's spring practice season is hitting the final stretch, with many schools set to hold their annual spring games in the next week or two...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 69,274 reads 53 comments

  17. Wisconsin Basketball: Final 2013-14 Grades for Badgers After Final Four Loss

    It's hard to consider a season a success when it ends in defeat, but what Wisconsin was able to achieve during the 2013-14 college basketball campaign is as close as a team can get...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 6,045 reads 6 comments

  18. March Madness 2014: UConn's Blueprint to Beat Florida in the Final Four

    Of all the teams that make up this year's Final Four, the most improbable of the lot is Connecticut. And it's not even close. Though the Huskies' No. 7 seed was better than fellow national semifinalist Kentucky (No...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 3,326 reads 8 comments

  19. March Madness 2014: Wisconsin's Blueprint to Beat Kentucky in the Final Four

    Wisconsin is in its first Final Four since 2000, and in doing so has helped Bo Ryan remove his name from the infamous "Best Coach Never To Make A Final Four" list...

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  20. College Football's 25 Most Overhyped Players, Coaches and Teams for 2014

    College football is jam-packed with amazing players, coaches and teams, all of whom deserve the attention and praise they receive from fans and the media. And then there are the ones who get all that attention despite their accomplishments...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 193,410 reads 683 comments

  21. Ranking the Top 25 Freshmen Heading into the 2014 College Football Season

    The last two Heisman Trophy winners have been freshmen. Redshirt freshmen, but still players in their first year of college football...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 83,666 reads 167 comments

  22. College Football Spring Stock Watch: Who's Rising, Who's Falling?

    We're not halfway through what seems like far too long of an offseason that college football puts us through, with almost five months still remaining until those first games of the 2014 season get us back to our happy place...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 171,861 reads 40 comments

  23. Michigan Beaten at Its Own Game as Kentucky Sends U-M Home in 2014 Elite 8

    In a thrill-a-minute Elite Eight game as good as any in NCAA history, Michigan's players and coaches had to figure it was going to come down to the final shot...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 8,641 reads 51 comments

  24. UConn Channeling 2011 National Title Team, Becoming Surprise of NCAA Tournament

    One of the biggest surprises of the 2014 NCAA tournament was unofficially written off as a contender as recently as three weeks ago...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 4,847 reads 26 comments

  25. Nick Johnson's Clutch Play, Big Games by Freshmen Lift Arizona to Elite Eight

    You can look at Arizona's 70-64 win over San Diego State in the Sweet 16 from two different angles. There's the one that shows how team leader Nick Johnson put the Wildcats on ...

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