1. USA vs. Portugal: Highlighting Key Factors in Crucial World Cup Group Match

    For the United States men's national team, it doesn't get much bigger than the upcoming group match against Portugal...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 20 days ago 4,312 reads 12 comments

  2. World Cup 2014 Standings: Updated Look at Group Stage Picture After Day 9

    Another day of World Cup action meant another day of eyebrow-raising results as the knockout stage begins to take shape on Day 9. The day featured three fixtures, with two playing a major role in how Group E turns out...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 20 days ago 4,676 reads 1 comments

  3. Germany vs. Ghana: Storylines to Watch in World Cup Group G Match

    Germany and Ghana will head into a their World Cup match with two different focuses on Saturday. For Germany, the match represents yet another chance to round into top form as they continue their march to the championship...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 21 days ago 3,921 reads 3 comments

  4. Knicks Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Draft Plans and Carmelo Anthony

    With the NBA draft just a week away, the Phil Jackson era of New York Knicks basketball is finally set to take shape. Building a contender won't be easy for the Zen Master, though...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 21 days ago 2,151 reads 0 comments

  5. Belmont Stakes Results 2014: Finishing Times, Payouts List and Video Highlights

    The 2014 Belmont Stakes didn't deliver the result that fans were hoping for. California Chrome didn't trot away as the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. But to say that it wasn't a crowd-pleasing race would be inaccurate...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 4,723 reads 0 comments

  6. California Chrome's Belmont Stakes Times, Replay in 2014 Triple Crown Pursuit

    California Chrome and his connections came into the 2014 Belmont with visions of making history in their heads...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 686 reads 0 comments

  7. Belmont Stakes 2014: Video Highlights, Times, Payouts and Race Results

    In the sport of horse racing, it doesn't get any bigger than a horse gunning for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes. That's exactly what fans were treated to as the 2014 edition of the race unfolded with California Chrome looking to make history.

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 3,911 reads 0 comments

  8. Belmont Stakes 2014 Replay: Video, Highlights and Recap

    The 2014 Belmont Stakes provided the stage for history to be made. But it was Tonalist who stole the show. While California Chrome was no doubt the crowd favorite who was running for history, Tonalist had other ideas...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 516 reads 0 comments

  9. California Chrome Owner Steve Coburn Apologizes for 'Cowards' Comment

    Updates from Monday, June 9 Charles Curtis of NJ.com transcribes Steve Coburn's apology for his post-Belmont comments from his appearance on Good Morning America this morning: [I'm] very ashamed of myself...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 762,999 reads 621 comments

  10. Novak Djokovic Won't End Rafael Nadal's French Open Run

    There's no questioning Novak Djokovic 's place as the No. 2 tennis player in the world. But that won't be enough to end Rafael Nadal's stranglehold on the clay of Roland Garros ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 2,077 reads 5 comments

  11. Belmont Stakes 2014 Contenders: Previewing Horses for Final Leg of Triple Crown

    On June 7, the sporting world will fix its gaze on California Chrome, the Triple Crown and the 2014 Belmont Stakes . After all, everyone loves to watch history in the making...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 16,728 reads 0 comments

  12. NHL Playoffs 2014: X-Factors for Kings and Blackhawks in Game 7

    After six grueling games, the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks will finally determine who gets to represent the Western Conference in the Stanley Cup Final—Game 7 style...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 2,957 reads 1 comments

  13. AJ Pollock Injury: Updates on Diamondbacks OF's Hand and Recovery

    Updates from Wednesday, July 9 Bob McManaman of AZCentral.com reports on a potential rehab date for A.J. Pollock: Another outfielder, A.J...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 4,137 reads 2 comments

  14. College Softball World Series 2014: Day 3 Results, Highlights, Twitter Reaction

    The College Softball World Series field significantly downsized on Day 3 of the tournament. For two teams, the emotional whirlwind that is the tournament lived to see another day as they punched their tickets to the semifinals...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 2,915 reads 0 comments

  15. Oscar Taveras Will Become NL Rookie of the Year Front-Runner

    For St. Louis Cardinals fans, it's been a long wait to see top prospect Oscar Taveras in action. The 21-year-old Dominican Republic outfielder was ranked as the No. 2 prospect for 2014 on MLB ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 3,848 reads 6 comments

  16. UFC Fight Night 41 Results: Winners, Scorecards and Analysis

    UFC Fight Night 41 served as Part 1 of a two-event day for the UFC. After a slew of dominating performances from some rising contenders, it's going to be tough for the main course to outdo the appetizer...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 month ago 1,027 reads 0 comments

  17. 2014 NFL Mock Draft: Latest Predictions for Rounds 4-7

    Any team can stumble into a Pro Bowler in the first round of the NFL draft. The teams that experience the most success are the ones who can find valuable picks on the third and final day of the draft...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 4,731 reads 0 comments

  18. Diamond League 2014: Doha Results, Twitter Reaction and More

    The 2014 Diamond League series kicked off in Doha, Qatar, on Friday as some of the top stars in the world of track and field looked to begin successful campaigns...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 597 reads 0 comments

  19. Teddy Bridgewater Will Prove to Be Best QB in Class for Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings bided their time in looking for a franchise quarterback on Thursday night. They were rewarded with the best quarterback in the draft. Blake Bortles looks more like an NFL quarterback...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 1,118 reads 0 comments

  20. 2014 NFL Draft Grades: Day 1 Results and List of Marks for Each Franchise

    The 2014 NFL draft was the most hyped draft in recent memory, but it didn't disappoint. The drama in Radio City Music Hall was palpable as the first 32 selections unfolded...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 3,176 reads 0 comments

  21. NFL Mock Draft 2014: Team-by-Team Predictions for Rounds 2 and 3

    Day 1 of the 2014 NFL draft is now in the books, but teams looking to build a Super Bowl contender know hitting on their picks in Rounds 2 and 3 is just as important on Day 2...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 2,077 reads 0 comments

  22. NFL Mock Draft 2014: Full Predictions for Every 1st-Round Selection

    The 2014 NFL draft's first round appears to have the talent to make an immediate impact on the league. The question is who is going to walk away the big winner? The influx of high-quality ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 3,110 reads 0 comments

  23. Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Marcos Maidana: Epic Bout Makes Rematch Must-See Event

    Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new must-see fight for boxing's biggest star. After watching Marcos Maidana put Floyd Mayweather in more trouble than he's seen in both his previous ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 440 reads 2 comments

  24. NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: Dates, Game Times and TV Info for Second Round

    If the second round of the NBA playoffs can deliver anywhere near the excitement of the first round, fans are in for a true treat. The opening stanza of the Association's postseason featured five Game 7s and three lower seeds advancing...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 2,153 reads 0 comments

  25. Kentucky Derby 2014 Winner: Evaluating California Chrome's Triple Crown Odds

    California Chrome emerged as a dominant winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby on Saturday, so of course the question has already shifted to whether the horse is a Triple Crown winner...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 2 months ago 2,279 reads 0 comments