1. Ranking the Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 2

    The Pac-12 Conference had a rough opening week of the 2016 season, going a collective 6-5 with each loss standing out in a different way...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 8,813 reads 11 comments

  2. College Football Picks: Week 2 Predictions for Every Game

    The first week of the 2016 college football season may go down as the best ever, at least as far as opening slates go. Seven ranked teams fell, quality matchups lived up to their hype and the action was nonstop over a five-day span...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 156,878 reads 126 comments

  3. NBA Counterparts for College Basketball's Top Small Forwards

    Out on the wing is where you often find the most athletic players in basketball, both in college and in the pros...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 20,962 reads 42 comments

  4. Ranking the Most Complete Players for the 2016-17 College Basketball Season

    Jerry Maguire would be a big fan of these college basketball players. Playing off Tom Cruise's famous line to Renee Zellweger, there are certain players in the game who manage to do a little bit of everything while on the court...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 18,318 reads 7 comments

  5. College Football Picks: Week 1 Predictions for Every Game

    After nearly seven months, our long national nightmare is over. The 2016 college football season is here, and to reward you for your patience, we have one of the best opening weeks of competition ever assembled...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 160,054 reads 190 comments

  6. Ranking Best Pac-12 Football Matchups of Week 1

    The Pac-12 Conference is coming off a 2015 college football season of mixed results. On one hand, 10 of the league's 12 teams qualified for bowl games, the most ever, but none of them earned a much-coveted spot in the College Football Playoff...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 7,797 reads 36 comments

  7. NBA Counterparts for College Basketball's Top Shooting Guards

    As much as the NCAA and its coaches might try to convince you otherwise, college basketball is essentially a free minor league for the NBA...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 25,681 reads 35 comments

  8. Clemson vs. Auburn: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    Being the last team to fall is a painful experience, something both Clemson and Auburn know all too well. Auburn lost to Florida State in the final BCS title game in 2014 and has ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 17,529 reads 115 comments

  9. NASCAR at Michigan 2016 Qualifying Results: Live Leaderboard Updates

    Joey Logano will be on the pole for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 after winning qualifying on Friday. It's the same place he started from back in June at Michigan International Speedway en route to winning that NASCAR Sprint Cup race...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 3,235 reads 0 comments

  10. The Most Polarizing Players in College Basketball in 2016-17

    With notoriety comes great scrutiny. This applies to all facets of life and is especially prevalent in the world of sports, where the most well-known athletes are regarded in so many different ways depending on who you ask...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 5,055 reads 8 comments

  11. Ranking the Top 25 College Football Team Schedule Posters of 2016

    What does your favorite college football team's schedule poster say about its upcoming season? Is it designed to fire up the fanbase, get them so pumped for the fall that they can't ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 17,562 reads 28 comments

  12. NBA Counterparts for College Basketball's Top Point Guards

    Diehard fans try not to look at it this way, but it's hard to deny that college basketball is viewed by many—particularly those in the NBA—as an unofficial minor league for the pros...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 8,665 reads 21 comments

  13. USC Football: Depth-Chart Analysis, Complete 2016 Preview and Predictions

    It's been a relatively quiet offseason for USC, which has been incredibly welcoming after the last few years of seemingly nonstop chaos ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 10,335 reads 14 comments

  14. Ranking the Top 100 College Football Players for the 2016 Season

    The FBS level has more than 10,000 players, each of whom is considered good enough to play college football at the highest level. To be part of the top 1 percent of that field is a significant achievement...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 32,203 reads 163 comments

  15. Summer Olympics 2016: Ranking the Biggest Surprises from the 2016 Rio Games

    One of the best things about the Olympics is that they never fail to provide drama. The stories of perseverance and dedication that lead to an athlete or team to achieving their ultimate goal are why we watch, but we're also hoping to see some surprises..

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 46,902 reads 78 comments

  16. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch on Day 16 in Rio

    We're done already? It seems like only yesterday that the 2016 Rio Olympic Games began with preliminary matches in soccer and an exhilarating Olympic opening ceremony, but now we're nearing the finish line...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 11,581 reads 2 comments

  17. Ranking the Best Nonconference Schedules in College Basketball in 2016-17

    With 351 schools each playing 30 or so regular-season games every year, it's understandable that schedules tend to trickle out during the offseason instead of being released in bunches like with college football...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 6,172 reads 9 comments

  18. Rising Stars Emerging in College Football Fall Camps

    College football's long offseason provides plenty of time for new names to pop up as potential stars, but in most cases, this ends up being more a product of speculation than performance...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 31,771 reads 60 comments

  19. College Basketball's All-NBA-Ready Team in 2016-17

    There's a major jump in competition for basketball players going from high school to the college level, but the leap is even more significant from college to the pros...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 1,761 reads 0 comments

  20. Ranking College Football's Top 25 Tailgating Schools for 2016

    The college football season is only a few weeks away, which also means there's not much time left to get the tailgate setup ready...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 14,945 reads 38 comments

  21. Preseason College Football Rankings 2016: Predicting the AP's Top 25

    The Associated Press is set to release its preseason Top 25 on Sunday, bringing us ever closer to the start of the 2016 college football season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 71,832 reads 340 comments

  22. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 10 in Rio

    We're more than halfway through the Rio Olympics, but the action is far from the point of winding down. Monday's slate includes competition in 20 different sports with nine of those awarding medals...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 16,629 reads 1 comments

  23. Del Potro vs. Murray: Live Score, Highlights from Olympics 2016

    Great Britain's Andy Murray has made history in Olympic tennis, becoming the first man to win two gold medals and the first to repeat as men's singles champion...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 6 months ago 11,753 reads 2 comments

  24. NFL Counterparts for College Football's Top 10 WRs

    Greatness at the college level doesn't always translate to the professional game, something that applies to all sports but is especially prevalent in football...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 months ago 34,188 reads 109 comments

  25. Ranking the Top Junior College Transfers to Watch in the 2016-17 CBB Season

    The junior college ranks don't produce nearly as many instant-impact players for basketball as they do for college football, but schools mine a few gems from that scene each year...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 7 months ago 14,920 reads 8 comments