1. BCS National Championship 2014: Live Game Grades, Analysis for Auburn

    The Florida State Seminoles are the final champions of the BCS after they beat the Auburn Tigers in the BCS National Championship Game. Final: Florida State 34, Auburn 31 For full stats, check out NCAA...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 5,597 reads 50 comments

  2. Orange Bowl 2014 Clemson vs. Ohio State: Live Game Grades, Analysis for Tigers

    The Clemson Tigers won in a shootout over the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Orange Bowl. Final: Clemson 40, Ohio State 35 For full stats, check out NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 5,597 reads 27 comments

  3. Why Red Sox Are Last, Best Option for Shortstop Stephen Drew

    It's a new year and there are still multiple free agents left on MLB 's free-agent market. One of those free agents is Stephen Drew ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 6,484 reads 11 comments

  4. Sugar Bowl 2014 Oklahoma vs. Alabama: Live Game Grades, Analysis for the Sooners

    The Oklahoma Sooners pulled the upset and beat the Alabama Crimson Tide in the Sugar Bowl. Final: Oklahoma 45, Alabama 31 For full stats, check out NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 10,307 reads 49 comments

  5. Would Masahiro Tanaka Make Mariners Instant 2014 Contenders?

    There's no doubt that Masahiro Tanaka is the biggest name on the free-agent market. Multiple MLB teams are jockeying for position to sign Tanaka, including the Seattle Mariners ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 13,077 reads 70 comments

  6. Gator Bowl 2014 Nebraska vs. Georgia: Live Game Grades, Analysis for Bulldogs

    The Georgia Bulldogs fell short in the Gator Bowl to the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Final: Nebraska 24, Georgia 19 For full stats, check out NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 4,086 reads 53 comments

  7. Alamo Bowl 2013 Oregon vs. Texas: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Ducks

    The Oregon Ducks dominated all game as they beat the Texas Longhorns in the Valero Alamo Bowl . Final: Oregon 30, Texas 7 For full stats, go to NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 5,457 reads 31 comments

  8. Pinstripe Bowl 2013 Rutgers vs. Notre Dame: Live Game Grades, Analysis for Irish

    Notre Dame had a strong second-half showing on the ground and was able to come out on top against Rutgers in the New Era Pinstripe Bowl. Final: Notre Dame 29, Rutgers 16 For full stats, check out NCAA...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 6 months ago 3,415 reads 15 comments

  9. Orioles' Top 5 Closer Backup Plans If Grant Balfour Deal Falls Through

    The Baltimore Orioles might still be in the market for a closer after all. The Orioles agreed to a two-year deal with Grant Balfour on Tuesday, according to the Associated Press (h/t USA Today )...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 5,127 reads 7 comments

  10. Watch New Red Sox Relief Pitcher Shunsuke Watanabe's Insane Submarine Delivery

    The Boston Red Sox have signed Japanese submarine pitcher Shunsuke Watanabe to a minor league deal, according to a press release by the team...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 20,037 reads 22 comments

  11. MLB Will See All-Time Record Revenues for 2013 at More Than $8 Billion

    Major League Baseball made history in 2013 as its revenues reached a new record high. According to Maury Brown of Forbes , a league source said revenues will be between $8-$8...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 15,130 reads 17 comments

  12. MLB Winter Meetings 2013: Analyzing All Action, Rumors Coming out of Meetings

    The 2013 MLB winter meetings are over with very few big moves to show for it. Of course, there were some signings and some trades, but the action prior to the winter meetings did more to shape the game for 2014...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 63,717 reads 33 comments

  13. Jeff Samardzija Trade Rumors: Assembling Atlanta Braves' Perfect Trade Package

    The winter meetings have come and gone, and the Atlanta Braves failed to make a trade or sign a free agent...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 41,071 reads 123 comments

  14. Can Mark Mulder Return to MLB and Be Effective After Near-Six-Year Layoff?

    Former Major League Baseball pitcher and current ESPN baseball analyst Mark Mulder announced he is attempting a return to baseball, according to ESPN's Jerry Crasnick ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 6,091 reads 9 comments

  15. Curtis Granderson Takes Subtle Shot at Yankees Fans in Mets Presser

    Curtis Granderson has a parting shot for the New York Yankees . At least that's what many people gathered from his press conference that introduced him as a member of the New ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 12,925 reads 57 comments

  16. ACC Championship 2013: Live Game Grades and Analysis for Florida State Seminoles

    The Florida State Seminoles are the champions of the ACC after beating down the Duke Blue Devils. Final: Florida State 45, Duke 7 For full stats, check out NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 2,271 reads 7 comments

  17. Yankees' Top Backup Plans If They Lose out on Robinson Cano, Masahiro Tanaka

    The New York Yankees have been the biggest winners in the offseason thus far, signing free agents Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann. However, the news hasn't been great over the last 24 hours for New York...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 9,836 reads 16 comments

  18. MLB Power Rankings: Who Makes New Top 10 After Wave of Offseason Moves?

    In what can only be described as MLB 's version of Black Friday, Tuesday was a day full of activity across the sport. From trades to free-agent signings, the day was full from beginning to end...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 4,339 reads 14 comments

  19. Why Jarrod Saltalamacchia Is Great Value for the Miami Marlins' Rebuild

    Jarrod Saltalamacchia is taking his talents to South Beach. The 28-year-old catcher has agreed in principle to a three-year deal that will pay him $21 million: It's ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 6,090 reads 25 comments

  20. Biggest Winners and Losers of 3-Way Diamondbacks, Reds, Rays Trade

    The first three-team trade of the offseason has gone off, as the biggest name moving is closer Heath Bell to the Tampa Bay Rays ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 20,875 reads 18 comments

  21. Alabama vs. Auburn: 10 Things We Learned in the Tigers' Win

    The Auburn Tigers pulled off perhaps the biggest final play in the history of the Iron Bowl as Chris Davis returned an Alabama missed field goal 109 yards for a touchdown to give the Tigers the win...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 9,488 reads 36 comments

  22. Alabama vs. Auburn Iron Bowl 2013: Live Game Grades, Analysis for the Tigers

    The Auburn Tigers pulled off perhaps the biggest upset of the century over the Alabama Crimson Tide. But it was not the fact that Auburn beat Alabama, it was the manner in which the Tigers won...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 15,665 reads 26 comments

  23. Iowa vs. Nebraska: Live Game Grades and Analysis for the Cornhuskers

    Final: Iowa 38, Nebraska 17 The Iowa Hawkeyes dominated the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Saturday's rivalry game. For full stats, check out NCAA.com ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 7 months ago 3,474 reads 21 comments

  24. Will Elite MLB FAs Give Seattle Mariners Serious Consideration as Landing Spot?

    The Seattle Mariners are desperate. They have great pitching in the organization, but the hitting side of things has been a different story...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 8 months ago 5,612 reads 50 comments

  25. BBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot Given to Deadspin to Determine Vote

    Updates from Wednesday, Jan. 8 It turns out that the mystery voter who gave his ballot to Deadspin was none other than Dan Le Batard of ESPN ...

    Chris Stephens Written by Chris Stephens about 8 months ago 51,292 reads 62 comments