1. The 8 Naughtiest and Nicest Players in the NBA Right Now

    For all the NBA players on Santa's naughty list, there's plenty of nice guys in the league, too. The stereotype of the "me-first" athlete is pervasive, but it is overblown...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 3,894 reads 3 comments

  2. NFL Picks Week 17: Projecting Final Regular-Season Upsets

    With so many playoff spots still up for grabs, the stakes will be at their highest when the underdogs play spoiler in Week 17. Of course, not all upsets are created equal in the final week of the regular season...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 3,544 reads 1 comments

  3. NFL Pro Bowl 2014: Deserving Players Sure to Get Snubbed

    When NFL Pro Bowl voting wraps up, not every worthy player will have a ticket to Honolulu. Griping about snubs is an annual tradition when the results get tabulated...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 3,599 reads 0 comments

  4. Bowl Games 2013-14: Matchups Sure to Produce Upsets

    The jam-packed bowl season is more dramatic when the underdogs pull off upsets, and 2013-14 will not disappoint in that regard. On paper, most of the bowls are evenly matched, though some teams appear to be overmatched...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 1,250 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Rookie of the Year 2013: Breaking Down Top Candidates

    The race for the NFL 's Rookie of the Year awards is basically a dead heat, and one big performance can swing the outcome either way...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 11,815 reads 9 comments

  6. NFL Picks Week 16: Breaking Down Favorites Sure to Cover the Spread

    With playoff implications weighing heavily on the favorites in Week 16, bettors will be able to comfortably pick some of the NFL 's best teams to cover...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 2,166 reads 0 comments

  7. New Orleans Bowl 2013: Key Players in Tulane vs. LA-Lafayette Showdown

    When Tulane and Louisiana-Lafayette face off in the New Orleans Bowl, the intrastate rivalry will hinge on the performance of a handful of players. UL-Lafayette is looking to continue its latest tradition...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 1,066 reads 1 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Interior Defense Must Improve for Blue Devils to Contend

    Duke has a Top 10 basketball team and loads of talent, but it needs to figure out how to defend inside in order to make an NCAA tournament run. On paper, the Blue Devils are the best two-loss team in the country...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 1,595 reads 7 comments

  9. MLB Rumors: Fernando Rodney Worth Investment for Baltimore Orioles

    He may not have been their first choice, but signing Fernando Rodney would be a good use of money for the Baltimore Orioles ...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 4,873 reads 17 comments

  10. New York Knicks' Most and Least Improved Players of the Season

    This season may be filled with bleakness and slumping contributors, but there are some New York Knicks who have actually stepped up their games in 2013-14...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 2,432 reads 7 comments

  11. Week 16 NFL Picks: Predicting Matchups with Playoff Implications

    With the NFL playoff picture so wide open, 13 of the 16 games in Week 16 will have an impact on the postseason race. Eight of the 12 berths for January play remain available, and as many as nine different teams can clinch their spot this week...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 1,074 reads 0 comments

  12. BCS Bowl Schedule 2013-14: X-Factors to Watch from Every Team

    The stars will dominate coverage of the BCS bowls, but pay attention to some of the unsung guys if you want a sense of how the games will be won...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 7 months ago 4,481 reads 7 comments

  13. Duke Basketball: Coach K Must Keep Rasheed Sulaimon's Minutes Limited

    Mike Krzyzewski made the right decision cutting back on Rasheed Sulaimon 's minutes, and he must stick by it until the sophomore finds his shot again...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 7,979 reads 52 comments

  14. Start 'Em, Sit 'Em Week 16: Big Names to Avoid in Playoffs

    With your fantasy championship and all the glory it entails on the line, now is not the time to trust a big name with a tough matchup and get little production in return...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 29,057 reads 53 comments

  15. NFL Picks Week 16: Breaking Down Matchups with Upset Potential

    The NFL playoff race can be thrown into disarray in Week 16 when postseason hopefuls get upset as the clear favorites in their matchups...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 7,913 reads 1 comments

  16. 10 Bold NBA Predictions for December

    The NBA season has started strong, and even more excitement is on the way in December. No one can knock the entertainment value fans have gotten through the first full month of the 2013-14 campaign...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 52,409 reads 174 comments

  17. Solutions for the New York Knicks' Biggest Flaws

    The New York Knicks have a lot of problems right now, but they can still adapt and salvage their season. While injuries have prevented coach Mike Woodson from playing a coherent rotation, there's still no excuse for New York's 3-11 start...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 13,010 reads 53 comments

  18. 3 Trades the New York Knicks Should Already Be Thinking About

    If the New York Knicks want to get out of their current tailspin, they must at least consider dealing a present contributor or sacrificing future cap space. Both on paper and by the eye test, the 3-8 Knicks are a mess right now...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 34,430 reads 197 comments

  19. College Football Rankings 2013: Top 25 Teams Facing Upsets in Week 13

    Bowl season is fast approaching, but some of the Top 25 teams in college football will have to keep their guard up in order to avoid getting upset. This is the point of the season when fans start looking ahead...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 5,539 reads 9 comments

  20. Marcus Smart Deserves Consideration for 2014 Naismith Award

    He hasn't been hyped up in his sophomore season, but Marcus Smart is a legitimate contender for the 2014 Naismith Award. All of the attention so far has been paid to the stacked class of freshmen...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 871 reads 1 comments

  21. Cancun Challenge 2013: Key Player to Watch from Each Team

    The Cancun Challenge may not feature many high-profile teams in 2013, but every team there will display some individual talents...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 8 months ago 824 reads 2 comments

  22. 2014 MLB Free Agents: Most Overrated Players on the Market

    Some of MLB 's most overrated players are poised to disappoint whichever teams invest in them this offseason. There are two different ways to be overrated...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 9 months ago 1,182 reads 0 comments

  23. Ed Reed Won't Be Difference-Maker Regardless of Where He Signs

    Ed Reed may sign with another NFL team, but his career as a productive player is done. After winning the Super Bowl in his 11th season as a Baltimore Raven, Reed did not ...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 9 months ago 6,129 reads 15 comments

  24. Kentucky Basketball: How Wildcats Must Adjust After Michigan State Defeat

    After falling to Michigan State for their first loss of the season, it's clear the Kentucky Wildcats need to improve their offensive play on the perimeter. There's no reason to hit the panic button, of course...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 9 months ago 3,619 reads 36 comments

  25. Finding the Perfect Rotation for the New York Knicks

    If the New York Knicks want to get out of their early malaise, they'll have to lean more heavily on small ball. Last season, New York stumbled upon a winning formula built around ball movement, floor spacing and pick-and-roll penetration...

    Josh Cohen Written by Josh Cohen about 9 months ago 1,220 reads 4 comments