1. College Football Picks: Week 3 Predictions for Every Game

    The 2016 college football season has produced a pair of excellent weeks of action—one that lived up to the hype (Week 1) and another that pleasantly surprised (last week)...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 9 months ago 202,219 reads 219 comments

  2. Texas A&M vs. Auburn: Game Preview, Prediction and Players to Watch

    After a pair of warm-up games, including one each against ranked opponents, Texas A&M and Auburn now get down to the nitty-gritty: conference play...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 20,372 reads 162 comments

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

    If there's one position that doesn't instantly translate from college basketball to the pro game, it may be power forward...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 3,904 reads 7 comments

  4. College Basketball Players Most Likely to Reach 2,000 Career Points in 2016-17

    Most of the best players in college basketball don't stick around long enough to reach many career milestones, jumping to the pros as soon as possible...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 3,543 reads 1 comments

  5. Wozniacki vs. Kerber: Score, Highlights from US Open Semifinals 2016

    On the same night she moved to No. 1 in the world rankings, Angelique Kerber earned herself a spot in the U.S. Open finals for the first time...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 1,446 reads 2 comments

  6. Williams vs. Pliskova: Score, Highlights from US Open Semifinals 2016

    Tenth-seeded Karolina Pliskova pulled off the biggest upset of the 2016 U.S. Open, soundly beating No. 1 Serena Williams 6-2, 7-6 (7-5) in Thursday's semifinals at Arthur Ashe Stadium...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 10 months ago 7,074 reads 12 comments

  7. 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 10 months ago 8,815 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 10 months ago 157,125 reads 126 comments

  9. 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 10 months ago 21,042 reads 42 comments

  10. 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 10 months ago 18,618 reads 7 comments

  11. 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 10 months ago 160,570 reads 190 comments

  12. 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 10 months ago 7,815 reads 36 comments

  13. 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 10 months ago 25,797 reads 35 comments

  14. 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 10 months ago 17,559 reads 115 comments

  15. 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 10 months ago 3,303 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 10 months ago 5,074 reads 8 comments

  17. 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 10 months ago 17,723 reads 28 comments

  18. 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 10 months ago 8,711 reads 21 comments

  19. 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 10 months ago 10,508 reads 14 comments

  20. 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 10 months ago 32,464 reads 163 comments

  21. 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 10 months ago 47,312 reads 78 comments

  22. 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 10 months ago 11,585 reads 2 comments

  23. 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 10 months ago 6,321 reads 9 comments

  24. 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 10 months ago 31,781 reads 60 comments

  25. 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 10 months ago 1,888 reads 0 comments