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Scouting Reports for Seattle Mariners Prospects in the 2014 Futures Game

The present is exciting for the Seattle Mariners, but the future also looks bright with two representatives at the 2014 MLB Futures Game, which is scheduled for July 13 at Minnesota's Target Field. D.J. Peterson and Gabby Guerrero were selected to participate from the Mariners’ system and will oppose each other Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis. Show More Summary

World Cup 2014: Kickoff time and TV schedule for Netherlands vs. Argentina

Two of world football's giants meet on Wednesday with a spot in the World Cup final on the line. Here's how you can catch Netherlands vs. Argentina on TV. With tournament hosts Brazil exiting the World Cup in embarrassing fashion, all...Show More Summary

Clearing cap space for LeBron James is very risky

The Cleveland Cavaliers have made a lot of moves to clear $22 million in cap space, and their intentions are clear. But what happens if LeBron James doesn't sign there? By agreeing to a cap-clearing trade on Wednesday, the Cleveland Cavaliers' total cap space has reached $22 million, according to CBS Sports' Ken Berger. Show More Summary

Carmelo Anthony is waiting on LeBron James to make his decision

Anthony will remain uncommitted in free agency until the four-time MVP announces his future plans. Carmelo Anthony won't announce where he'll play next season before LeBron James makes his free agency decision, according to ESPN. Anthony...Show More Summary

Dark-Horse MLB Awards Contenders as 2014 All-Star Break Approaches

As the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game approaches, the major narratives of the season have been well-established. Alongside the best teams (Oakland and the Dodgers), disappointing squads (Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays), a hierarchy...Show More Summary

Mesut Özil is ruining the German bad-guy image

German midfielder Tweets out conciliatory message... or did he? They just don't make German bad guys like they use to. For a generation raised on the likes of Hans Gruber, Col. Hans Landa and the guy from "Raiders of the Lost Ark" whose...Show More Summary

Advanced Baseline men's tennis rankings: July 2014

Colin Davy's Advanced Baseline ratings have been updated for July. Not surprisingly, when the No. 1 player wins Wimbledon, he remains No. 1. Still No. 1 A series of close slam losses by Novak Djokovic showed us the pretty clear difference between process and outcome. Show More Summary

Yasiel Puig Wags Finger After Amazing Throw Neutralized by MLB Review

The Los Angeles Dodgers stormed out of the gates at Comerica Park on Tuesday night, bum-rushing the Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander for five runs in the first inning. Everything seemed to be going in the Dodgers’ favor until a reversed...Show More Summary

The Pirates' triple-decker grilled cheese sandwich is the king of ballpark food

Marc Normadin tried The Closer -- the Pirates three-in-one grilled cheese sandwich -- and defeated it. He also loved the sandwich and would like to always have one nearby. What, you thought the Choomongous was the only weird and large...Show More Summary

Cincinnati Reds: Playing Pre-Deadline Trade-or-Keep with Top Prospects

The Cincinnati Reds will have some interesting decisions to make soon as the July 31 MLB trade deadline quickly approaches. The team is built on its starting pitching, which currently boasts the No. 4 ERA in baseball at 3.26. Its reliever...Show More Summary

The Tour de France demanded carnage, and sacrificed a champion

Christopher Froome won't win a second-straight Tour de France, despite entering the race as an overwhelming favorite, and that's exactly what a nasty Stage 5 demanded. "Christopher Froome was forced to abandon the Tour de France" -- contemplate the phrasing for a moment. Show More Summary

Recruit: Oregon State star Brandin Cooks would've played at UCLA, had Mora been coach

Four-star running back Ryan Newsome is very interested in in-state school Texas and neighbor Oklahoma, but he is also intrigued in some West Coast schools, particularly UCLA and Oregon. Former Oregon State receiver Brandin Cooks even talked up the Bruins.

Couple takes car on 'test drive' from Montana to Florida

"Now we're going to take a right back into the lot... and you're gone." A couple in Montana took the best test drive imaginable, a trip all the way to Florida. James David Bailey and Andrea Brooke left a dealership with a simple dream:...Show More Summary

Cavaliers chasing Ray Allen to attract LeBron James

The Cleveland Cavaliers are making obvious moves to appeal to LeBron James, including the pursuit of his favorite sharpshooter. On the same day the Miami Heat were to become the first team to meet with LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers...Show More Summary

Did someone really win $46,000 betting on Germany-Brazil?

Is it possible to find a parlay so big that you can win $46,000 on a $20 bet? Yes, but not without some work. Germany beat Brazil 7-1 on Tuesday and Sami Khedira scored. It's the kind of result that might make you turn to a friend and say "What are the odds of that?" One alleged bettor has those numbers for you. Show More Summary

World Cup gear watch: Brazil 1-7 Germany

The Kits Martin Rose/Getty Images Brazil crashed out of the 2014 World Cup in every sense of the word with a shocking 1-7 defeat to a Germany side that ran riot on the hosts in the first half. The home side once again wore their canary...Show More Summary

Texas battling Texas A&M for 4-star Houston CB Holton Hill

Blue-chip cornerback Holton Hill is receiving a lot of attention from in-state schools Texas and Texas A&M, and A&M commits have been in his ear about joining them in College Station. He is also intrigued by Florida State and a number of SEC schools.

Eric Hosmer's glove is very, very Royals

?I'm ball out of glove; I'm so lost without you? How many times have you seen a player make an error, then look at his glove? Happens all the time. It's always really embarrassing for the player. "Hey, come on, inanimate object! Where...Show More Summary

Boston Red Sox's 2014 Trade-Deadline Strategy Blueprint

The Boston Red Sox are 39-51, in last place in the AL East and tied for the sixth-worst record in all of baseball. They've lost 50 games before the All-Star break for the first time since 1966 and have a 2.4 percent chance of making the postseason, according to Baseball Prospectus' postseason probability metric. Show More Summary

The sophomores show off at summer league

Three players from the much-maligned rookie class of 2013 have impressed so far in Orlando. ORLANDO -- Trailing by a point with the clock ticking down, Pistons summer league coach Bob Beyer drew up a play for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope. Show More Summary

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