1. 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 9 hours ago 7,187 reads 21 comments

  2. 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 1 day ago 5,612 reads 18 comments

  3. 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 2 days ago 5,656 reads 12 comments

  4. 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 3 days ago 24,580 reads 161 comments

  5. 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 4 days ago 44,233 reads 77 comments

  6. 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 5 days ago 11,485 reads 2 comments

  7. 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 7 days ago 5,254 reads 11 comments

  8. 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 8 days ago 31,242 reads 60 comments

  9. 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 9 days ago 1,582 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 9 days ago 12,909 reads 38 comments

  11. 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 10 days ago 67,133 reads 340 comments

  12. 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 11 days ago 16,541 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 11 days ago 11,109 reads 2 comments

  14. 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 13 days ago 33,415 reads 108 comments

  15. 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 14 days ago 13,413 reads 8 comments

  16. USC Football: Who Should Trojans Start at QB in 2016?

    A quarterback competition isn't unique to USC; they're happening all over college football training camps this month including elsewhere in the Pac-12 Conference...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 14 days ago 2,839 reads 4 comments

  17. 16 Non-Power 5 College Football Players You Need to Know for the 2016 Season

    This might shock you, but college football teams that hail from outside the power conferences also have some pretty good players. No, really, they do...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 14 days ago 5,076 reads 12 comments

  18. Every College Football Playoff Contender's Secret Weapon in 2016

    The term "playoff contender" gets thrown around a lot in college football, but in most cases, it's warranted. For most teams, this is usually based on the talent they have to work with...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 15 days ago 42,902 reads 274 comments

  19. Olympic Swimming 2016: Results and Highlights from Wednesday's Day 5

    Day 5 of swimming at the Rio Olympics is in the books, with four different countries winning gold medals on Wednesday...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 16 days ago 44,748 reads 34 comments

  20. College Basketball Players Who Haven't Scratched the Surface of Their Talent

    First impressions are huge, but they're not everything. College basketball is a great example of this, as some of the best players in the country this past season didn't get their careers off monster starts...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 16 days ago 21,515 reads 14 comments

  21. Every Top 25 College Football Team's Toughest Game in 2016

    Ask any college football coach what his toughest game will be this season, and don't be surprised if every one of them gives some variation of the same answer: the next one...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 16 days ago 30,599 reads 349 comments

  22. Winners and Losers of 2016 College Football Offseason

    The last official college football game was in early January and the 2016 season is still a few weeks away, but the offseason is just about over. Congratulations, you've made it...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 17 days ago 40,020 reads 228 comments

  23. Summer Olympics 2016: Things to Watch for on Day 2 in Rio

    If Day 2 is anything like the first day of the Rio Olympic Games, we're in for a treat Sunday. Action is scheduled in 22 different sports, eight of which will feature medal events: ...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 19 days ago 28,277 reads 1 comments

  24. Ranking College Football's Best New Uniforms of 2016

    College football is a brutal, vicious sport that requires amazing physical strength and athletic ability in order to be successful. And with all that effort being put forth, it doesn't hurt to look good in the process...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 20 days ago 78,961 reads 152 comments

  25. Every Top 25 College Basketball Team's Most Intriguing Freshman in 2016-17

    As sad as it may be to see so many great college basketball players leave the game each year, some after only one season, there's never a shortage of star talent to get excited about for the following season...

    Brian Pedersen Written by Brian Pedersen about 21 days ago 44,307 reads 36 comments