1. 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 ...

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  2. 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 ...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 year ago 8,316 reads 186 comments

  3. 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 1 year ago 33,467 reads 5 comments

  4. 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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  5. 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 1 year ago 172,510 reads 1 comments

  6. 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...

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  7. 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 1 year ago 26,734 reads 202 comments

  8. 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 1 year ago 4,554 reads 16 comments

  9. 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 1 year ago 1,232 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 1 year ago 4,337 reads 1 comments

  11. 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 1 year ago 1,271 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 1 year ago 2,726 reads 0 comments

  13. 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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  14. 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...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 year ago 4,398 reads 6 comments

  15. 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 1 year ago 9,306 reads 36 comments

  16. 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...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about 1 year ago 777 reads 2 comments

  17. 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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  18. 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 over 1 year ago 152 reads 1 comments

  19. Garcia vs. Matthysse Results: Decision Win Shows Swift Is Ready for Star Status

    Danny Garcia (27-0) capitalized on the greatest opportunity of his career on Saturday night with a unanimous decision victory over Lucas Matthyse (34-3, 1 NC)...

    Alex Ballentine Written by Alex Ballentine about over 1 year ago 3,527 reads 8 comments

  20. Erica Mendez: Getting to Know Danny Garcia's Girlfriend

    Danny Garcia did a lot to raise his own stock on Saturday night with an emphatic win over challenger Lucas Matthysse , but he also brought his girlfriend, Erica Mendez, into the limelight...

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  21. Mack Brown Must Dominate Big 12 Play to Get off Hot Seat After Ole Miss Loss

    Mack Brown 's hot seat got a little bit warmer with a 44-23 loss to the No. 25 Ole Miss Rebels one week after a 40-21 loss to the BYU Cougars. Once again the Longhorns struggled to stop the run...

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  22. AJ McCarron Establishes Heisman Legitimacy with Performance Against Texas A&M

    Johnny Manziel was given all the attention going into Saturday's Alabama vs. Texas A&M game, but it was AJ McCarron who led his team to a victory. He also made a strong case to be included in the 2013 Heisman Trophy race...

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  23. America's Cup Results: Updated Final Standings After Week 2

    After an action-packed Week 1 of the 2013 America's Cup, Team New Zealand and Team USA are at it again in Week 2...

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  24. Johnny Manziel's Heisman Hopes Hinge on 2nd Half of Alabama Game

    An epic performance against the Alabama Crimson Tide sparked Johnny Manziel to a Heisman winning season in 2012. Now he'll need an epic second half comeback to make a similar statement against the Tide this year...

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  25. NFL TV Schedule Week 1: When to Catch Week 1's Must-See Matchups

    If the NFL 's schedule makers were looking to create a slate of games that would give us some memorable shootouts right off the bat, then they nailed it...

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