1. NFL Power Rankings Week 6: How Each Team Stacks Up Heading into Sunday's Action

    Week 5 of the 2013 NFL season saw more than one game that shook the NFL's power structure. Week 6 should be no different. The Indianapolis Colts proved that they were for real with an upset win over the Seattle Seahawks...

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  2. Start 'Em Sit 'Em Week 6: Projections for Hottest Waiver-Wire Additions

    So you just picked up one of Week 6's hot waiver wire options this week. But is it smart to put him right in your lineup? From Willis McGahee to Justin Blackmon, plenty of familiar names littered ESPN's Top 10 most added players this week...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 33,705 reads 83 comments

  3. College Football Week 7: Live Updates

    Highlighted by more than one matchup of Top 25 teams, Week 7 of the college football season is guaranteed to shake things up on Saturday. The biggest game of the day comes courtesy of the Pac-12...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 3,363 reads 4 comments

  4. MLB Playoffs 2013: Key Question for Each Division Series

    No team enters the 2013 MLB playoffs without at least one shortcoming that could cost them the World Series. So the ultimate question is: Which team can overcome those shortcomings to wear the crown this season? The Boston Red Sox and St...

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  5. NFL Power Rankings: Where Each Team Stands Heading into Week 5

    Four weeks into the NFL season, a clear pecking order is starting to take shape throughout the league. The middle of the league may be a little muddled, but it's clear who the haves and have-nots are through four games...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 1,471 reads 0 comments

  6. NFL Week 5 Predictions: Teams That Should Be Put on Upset Alert

    When making your picks for Week 5, it's best to proceed with caution. Things could get a little weird. Even though we've seen just about every team play the first quarter of its ...

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  7. Maryland vs. Florida State: Score, Grades and Analysis

    The Florida State Seminoles took an emphatic step forward in their quest to capture an ACC title this season with a dominant 63-0 victory over the previously unbeaten Maryland Terrapins on Saturday in Tallahassee...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 6,414 reads 21 comments

  8. Week 5 NFL Picks: Picking Winners for All of Sunday's Action

    Week 5 of the NFL slate brings about plenty of questions.  Are the Kansas City Chiefs for real? Can the Green Bay Packers pick up a crucial win against the Detroit Lions? Will ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 6,049 reads 0 comments

  9. Brandon Weeden's in-Season Improvement Key to Cleveland Browns' Playoff Hopes

    For the first time since 2007, the Cleveland Browns have realistic playoff aspirations. But those aspirations hinge solely on the improvement of quarterback Brandon Weeden ...

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  10. Mr. Olympia 2013 Results: Phil Heath Proves He's Still World's Top Bodybuilder

    Mr. Olympia 2013 saw a familiar face take the grand prize home as Phil Heath claimed his third-consecutive Mr. Olympia title. NPC News had the standings for the top six finishers: In reality, it's not surprising that Heath emerged victorious...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 32,986 reads 5 comments

  11. College Football Rankings 2013: Projecting Where Week 5's Top Teams Will Land

    More conference games in Week 5 meant more great matchups for college football fans, and we witnessed more than one team make a big statement on Saturday...

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  12. Mr. Olympia 2013 Results: Winner, Recap and Analysis

    For the third consecutive year, Phil Heath is your Mr. Olympia champion. Thanks to a perfect blend of mass, definition and muscularity, the 5'9" 33-year-old once again stood out against the competition...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 157,037 reads 1 comments

  13. Mike Evans' Updated 2014 NFL Draft Stock After Win vs. Arkansas

    Johnny Manziel might be the one who gets all the headlines for Texas A&M, but it's Mike Evans who should be on NFL teams' radars...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 12,164 reads 51 comments

  14. Ole Miss vs. Alabama: Score, Grades and Analysis

    It wasn't always pretty, but the Alabama Crimson Tide continued to roll through their schedule with a 25-0 win over Ole Miss...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 26,268 reads 203 comments

  15. Zach Mettenberger's Updated 2013 Heisman Outlook After Loss vs. Georgia

    Zach Mettenberger came up just three yards short of introducing himself as a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate in LSU's three-point, 44-41 loss to the Georgia Bulldogs...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 4,475 reads 16 comments

  16. Chavez Jr. vs. Vera: Keys to Victory and Storylines to Watch in HBO Bout

    Coming off the first loss of his career, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (46-1-1) faces a must-win situation when he steps into the ring to take on Brian Vera (28-6) on Saturday night. It wasn't much more than a year ago that Chavez Jr...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 1,165 reads 1 comments

  17. Tajh Boyd's Updated Heisman Outlook After Huge Performance vs. Wake Forest

    The Heisman Trophy can't be won in one game, but Tajh Boyd is doing his best to do just that with an extremely efficient performance against the Wake Forest Demon Deacons...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 9 months ago 4,272 reads 1 comments

  18. Week 3 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Projecting Best and Worst RB Plays

    If you have LeSean McCoy and Jamaal Charles on your roster, you probably aren't too worried about who to start at running back this week. You're also probably playing in a four-team league...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 1,172 reads 4 comments

  19. Fantasy Football Week 3: Popular Waiver-Wire Additions Who Will Disappoint

    So you have a fancy new waiver-wire pickup on your fantasy football team after Week 2. But is it wise to depend on that new player to lead your team to victory in Week 3? Unfortunately, the answer is probably no...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 2,655 reads 0 comments

  20. NFL Picks Against the Spread Week 3: Favorites Who Will Fail to Cover

    The NFL 's Week 3 slate sees more than one favorite attempting to cover the spread against a quality team...

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  21. Marqise Lee's Updated 2014 NFL Draft Stock After Win Over Utah State

    In the midst of an otherwise underwhelming offense, USC star receiver Marqise Lee continues to stand out as a top NFL draft prospect for the Trojans...

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  22. Lane Kiffin's Updated Hot Seat Meter After Narrow Win over Utah State

    The USC Trojans might have picked up the win against an upstart Utah State team, but it isn't likely to improve Lane Kiffin 's job security in Los Angeles...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 9,209 reads 36 comments

  23. UFC 165: Biggest Locks on Jones vs. Gustafsson Card

    Headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson , UFC 165 is a card marked by more than one fight that figures to be rather lopsided. Joe Silva and Co...

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  24. College Football Rankings 2013: Teams That Deserve to Make a Jump in Week 4

    College football's Week 3 action proved one thing for sure: Alabama is the outright No. 1 team in the country right now...

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  25. Mayweather vs. Canelo Results: Few Challenges Remain for Money After Win

    Is there a viable opponent that can really defeat Floyd Mayweather ? That's the question that has to be posed after Mayweather's dazzling decision win over Saul "Canelo" Alvarez...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 10 months ago 130 reads 1 comments