1. NCAA Announces Immediate End of Penn State's Bowl Ban, Scholarship Limits

    The NCAA has rescinded Penn State's bowl ban and removed the scholarships penalty that it imposed in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky scandal in 2012...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 136,784 reads 269 comments

  2. College Football Rankings 2014: Latest Standings and Predictions for Week 3

    There are going to be better weeks of action in college football than the slate of games on tap for Week 3. Let's just call a spade a spade in that regard. Still, there are enough juicy games and marquee teams in action to keep things interesting...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 7,044 reads 0 comments

  3. US Open Tennis 2014 Men's Final: Kei Nishikori vs. Marin Cilic Ends Big 4 Era

    You might think it's a bit hyperbolic to suggest that the U.S. Open final between Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic is the end of an era in men's tennis...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 days ago 3,961 reads 17 comments

  4. Allen Hurns Must Be Priority Target for Fantasy Owners on Waiver Wire

    His name is Allen Hurns , but if you are a member of the Philadelphia Eagles secondary you can just call him Burns, because that's what he did to them in the first half. On more than one occasion, Burns absolutely lit up the Eagles...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 3,540 reads 0 comments

  5. Serbia vs. Greece: FIBA World Cup 2014 Round of 16 Score and Twitter Reaction

    Led by Bogdan Bogdanovic and a balanced offensive attack that saw five players score in double digits, Serbia upset previously undefeated Greece on Sunday at the FIBA World Cup, winning 90-72...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 15,413 reads 16 comments

  6. College Football Rankings 2014: Twitter Reacts to AP and Amway Week 3 Polls

    Both the Amway Coaches poll and Associated Press poll were released in college football on Sunday, and it's safe to say the reaction to each was quite different...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 39,638 reads 1 comments

  7. Jordan Reed Injury: Updates on Redskins Star's Hamstring and Return

    Updates from Thursday, Sept. 18 Rich Tandler of CSNWashington.com provides a statement from Redskins head coach Jay Gruden discussing Jordan Reed 's recovery: 'It’s just the dang hamstring...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 28,166 reads 54 comments

  8. Bruce Levenson to Sell Atlanta Hawks: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    Updates from Friday, Sept. 12 Hawks GM Danny Ferry will be taking an "indefinite leave of absence," according to a statement from team CEO Steve Koonin (via AtlantaHawks...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 625,523 reads 798 comments

  9. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 1: Last-Minute Fantasy Football Advice for Sunday

    The first week of the NFL season should be relatively stress-free for fantasy owners. Since we really have no idea how good teams are going to be just yet, the theory goes that ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 days ago 12,835 reads 0 comments

  10. Week 1 NFL Picks: Teams Most Likely to Cruise to Victory

    It's hard to predict blowouts or huge victories in NFL matchups . These are professionals, after all, the best of the best even on the poorer teams. If nothing else, pride is at stake, and nobody likes being embarrassed...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 38,227 reads 71 comments

  11. Novak Djokovic vs. Kei Nishikori: US Open 2014 Men's Semifinal Score and Results

    First Rafael Nadal had to withdraw. Then No. 4 seed David Ferrer fell in the third round. No. 5 Milos Raonic and No. 7 Grigor Dimitrov followed suit in the fourth round. Then No...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 57,233 reads 39 comments

  12. FIFA Official Arrested for Corruption and Money Laundering Allegations

    Amidst swirling allegations of corruption this summer involving Qatar's bid to host the 2022 World Cup, another FIFA official in another part of the world has come under scrutiny, ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 22,893 reads 9 comments

  13. FIBA World Cup 2014 Results: Scores, Updated Bracket and Day 7 Highlights

    With the round of 16 kicking off and the United States opening play against rival Mexico, all eyes were on the FIBA World Cup on Saturday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 3,711 reads 0 comments

  14. Phil Mickelson Withdraws from BMW Championship

    Phil Mickelson has yet to win a PGA Tour event in 2014. Unfortunately, that's how his season will end. After a poor start to the BMW Championship, Lefty withdrew from the tournament...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 12 days ago 35,435 reads 25 comments

  15. Andre Ellington Injury: Updates on Cardinals Star's Foot and Return

    Updates from Monday, Sept. 15 Bruce Arians updated Andre Ellington's status on Monday (via Craig Morgan of Fox Sports Arizona): Updates from Sunday, Sept...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 203,359 reads 107 comments

  16. Fantasy Football Week 1: Updated Trade Value for Top 100 Players

    F. Scott Fitzgerald once wrote in a 1936 article for Esquire entitled "The Crack-Up," that " the test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 days ago 17,345 reads 13 comments

  17. NFL Week 1 Picks: Game-by-Game over-Under Predictions

    There's something very liberating about playing the totals during the week rather than making picks straight up or against the spread. Heck, it's even more liberating than fantasy football...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 4,426 reads 0 comments

  18. Jurgen Klinsmann Comments on Expectations for Team USA at 2018 World Cup

    With the United States playing in its first friendly after the World Cup on Wednesday, facing the Czech Republic in Prague, it's hard not to look back both on what the team accomplished this summer and what it might achieve in the future...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 7,933 reads 20 comments

  19. NFL Predictions Week 1: Upset Picks and Projections

    It's been a long wait. It's been a long, grueling, heart-aching wait. We've had to pretend like we love other sports. We've suffered through vacations and barbecues and whatever else we do to forget about our true love missing from our lives...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 36,932 reads 85 comments

  20. Cristiano Ronaldo Comments on Records, 2014 World Cup in Telegraph Interview

    Nobody would blame Cristiano Ronaldo if he were satisfied with his achievements or ready to take things a bit more easy as he approaches the age of 30. Few players in the history of the game have accomplished more, after all...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 28,685 reads 52 comments

  21. Nuri Sahin Injury: Updates on Borussia Dortmund Star's Knee and Return

    For Borussia Dortmund, it's deja vu . A season after dealing with injuries to key players like Lukasz Piszczek , Mats Hummels , Neven Subotic , Marcel Schmelzer ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 15 days ago 1,266 reads 1 comments

  22. Lewis Holtby to Hamburg: Latest Loan Details, Reaction and More

    Clearly frustrated by a lack of playing time at Tottenham, midfielder Lewis Holtby wanted out in January. He got his wish, joining Fulham on loan last winter...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 17 days ago 3,097 reads 7 comments

  23. Ryan Mallett to Texans: Latest Trade Details, Analysis and Reaction

    The New England Patriots have proven over the years to be savvy players on the NFL trade market. They've shown that once again after deciding to trade backup quarterback Ryan Mallett ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 18 days ago 268,540 reads 316 comments

  24. Fantasy Football 2014: Breaking Down Draft Strategy for Top Players

    Your draft really is dictated hugely by what you do early on. Nab a quarterback first and you are left scrambling to find value at running back or wide receiver...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 20 days ago 10,328 reads 0 comments

  25. FIBA Basketball World Cup 2014: Predictions for US and Other Contenders

    It's not as big an international tournament as the FIFA World Cup, or the basketball tournament at the Summer Olympics even. But the FIBA World Cup still has plenty of strong teams, superstars and intriguing storylines to follow...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 20 days ago 1,089 reads 0 comments