1. Rob Ryan Won't Be Hired by St. Louis Rams After All

    In a strange turn of events, the St. Louis Rams have decided not to hire former Dallas Cowboys defensive coordinator Rob Ryan as the leader of their defense in 2013. UPDATE: Tuesday, Jan...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 60,854 reads 179 comments

  2. Tim Tebow: Breaking Down Best Destinations for Maligned Quarterback

    Not so long ago, any mention of Tim Tebow would have to have included the Jacksonville Jaguars, who were supposed to be hot on the trail of the beleaguered quarterback...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 3,333 reads 5 comments

  3. NFL Playoff Schedule 2013: Power Ranking Must-Watch Divisional Round Games

    This might be the best week in the NFL playoff schedule, and possibly the entire NFL season. The best eight teams in the NFL will play one another this weekend in four games. Four of those teams will move one step closer to the Super Bowl...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 7,581 reads 4 comments

  4. Breaking Down the Baltimore Ravens' Gameplan for a Massive Upset in Denver

    The Baltimore Ravens are nine-point underdogs against the Denver Broncos in Saturday's AFC Divisional round game, and at first glance, that number appears low...

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  5. 2013 NFL Draft Projections: Playing Matchmaker for Top Prospects

    Sometimes, an NFL draft prospect seems meant for a specific team. A top prospect fulfilling a team's biggest need is a scout's dream, but it just happens so rarely. Sometimes, projecting a team to make the right pick is a fool's errand...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 3,052 reads 0 comments

  6. NBA Rumors: Making Sense of Blazers Trade Rumors after GM's Comments

    With Rudy Gay and DeMarcus Cousins dominating the NBA rumor mill, quieter teams like the Portland Trail Blazers are getting roundly ignored...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 13,376 reads 31 comments

  7. Michigan Football Recruiting: Underrated Recruits Who Will Make Immediate Impact

    Guys like 5-star quarterback Shane Morris and 4-star offensive linemen Kyle Bosch and Logan Tuley -Tillman are getting plenty of press for Michigan's recruiting class, and rightly so...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 10,247 reads 21 comments

  8. Lionel Messi: What to Expect as Encore to Leo's Fourth Straight Ballon D'Or

    No one was surprised when Lionel Messi won his fourth straight Ballon d'Or , considering the incredible success he had in 2012. That the Barcelona star was incredible in 2012 was little surprise...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 2,392 reads 10 comments

  9. Arsenal Transfer News: No David Villa Ensures Quiet Transfer Window

    Whether or not it was serious, Arsenal 's reported interest in Barca star David Villa will not result in any transfer, according to Alex Hankin of The Daily Mirror . That means that there will be little transfer news coming from the Gunners...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 2,884 reads 1 comments

  10. Luka Modric: Power Ranking Likely Destinations for Troubled Midfielder

    Luka Modric has been a bust in La Liga, having been voted the worst signing in the league. That hasn't deterred interest from multiple English Premier League clubs, as Chelsea, ...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 889 reads 5 comments

  11. Tom Ince: Blackpool Winger Will Revive Reds' Attack with Return to Liverpool

    You might remember Tom Ince as the son of former England captain Paul Ince and the talented winger who couldn't seem to get on the field for Liverpool ...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 7,320 reads 14 comments

  12. MLB Trade Rumors: Breaking Down Baseball's Latest Trade Buzz

    The offseason is hardly young, but MLB trade rumors continue to fly. The latest signings have only added fuel to the fire, with stars like Michael Morse getting serious buzz...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 6,567 reads 10 comments

  13. Roger Federer: Don't Count out FedEx in Australian Open

    The greatest tennis play of all time has become an afterthought in the Australian Open, but don't count out Roger Federer . He's still dangerous and has a renewed focus that should prolong his career for years to come...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 3,658 reads 14 comments

  14. Alabama vs. Notre Dame Highlights: Top Plays from the Championship Game

    In what was supposed to be a knock-down, drag-out fight, Alabama crushed Notre Dame 42-14 to become national champions for the third time in four years. The night was full of highlights for the Tide, and decidedly less so for the Irish...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 2,649 reads 1 comments

  15. BCS National Championship 2013: Everett Golson Gives Irish Hope Despite Loss

    Everett Golson was supposed to be the problem in the BCS National Championship, holding back a Notre Dame team that featured a brilliant front seven on both sides of the ball...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 2,422 reads 23 comments

  16. The Coaches' Trophy 2013: 4th Championship Is Sweetest for Nick Saban

    For a four-time national champion head coach, Nick Saban has certainly taken his share of criticism. He was criticized for his constant movement between jobs, his inability to win in the NFL and even his intensity...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 2,260 reads 2 comments

  17. Alabama vs. Notre Dame 42-14: Big Win Sets Up A.J. McCarron for 2013 Heisman Run

    Alabama, one of the most highly favored teams in a national championship in history, did not disappoint. With a 42-14 thrashing, the Crimson Tide proved the Notre Dame Fighting Irish frauds, and in doing so, made themselves into a dynasty, of whom A...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 1,556 reads 3 comments

  18. 2013 NFL Mock Draft: Quarterbacks Who Will Rise into First Round

    Sad to say, but there are no Andrew Lucks in this year's draft class. There are no Robert Griffins, and there are no Russell Wilsons. There are no quarterbacks who project to be instant stars...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 16,652 reads 83 comments

  19. NFL Playoff Bracket 2013: Teams with Toughest Matchups on Road to Super Bowl

    Some teams seem to have a clear road to the Super Bowl. The Atlanta Falcons and Denver Broncos have home-field advantage, the Seattle Seahawks are the NFL 's hottest team and the ...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 5,570 reads 5 comments

  20. Hyundai Tournament of Champions 2013: Day 4 Leaderboard Analysis and More

    Nature might be trying to tell us something: 2013 will be a unique year for golf. The year's opening tournament, the Hyundai Tournament of Champions , has already been postponed three times due to wind...

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  21. Indianapolis Colts vs Baltimore Ravens: Live Score, Highlights and Analysis

    The Baltimore Ravens have defeated the Indianapolis Colts 24-9 in an emotional game. The storylines were never more exciting for this matchup...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 5,089 reads 17 comments

  22. NFL Playoff Scenarios: Ranking Most Intriguing Possible Super Bowl Matchups

    Anything can happen in the NFL playoffs. Wild-card teams can upset 13-win powerhouses, maligned-quarterbacks can become stars and a losing record in the regular season is no guarantee of a loss in the playoffs...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 1,884 reads 0 comments

  23. NFL Playoffs 2013: Power Ranking Head Coaches in Postseason Action

    Elite quarterbacks win championships, but so too do elite coaches. In this year's NFL playoffs, coaching has never been more important. Seven teams have already axed their coaches...

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  24. BCS Championship 2013: Players Who Will Decide Outcome of Title Game

    2013's BCS Championship will be a low-scoring, hard-hitting affair that will be characterized by a Notre Dame defense that gave up just 10.3 points per game and an Alabama unit that gave up just 10...

    Shawn Brubaker Written by Shawn Brubaker about almost 2 years ago 3,078 reads 6 comments

  25. NFL Playoff Predictions: X-Factors Who Will Lead Wild Card Weekend Winners

    Predictions are tricky in the NFL Playoffs , but one thing anyone can comfortably say: Some relatively unknown players are going to make big impacts this weekend...

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