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Keepers: Week 9 starts, sits, and fantasy advice

Nick Stevens steps in for Matt Ufford and gives you fantasy football advice for Week 9 that's guaranteed to pay off or your money back.

The 10 Most Painful Goalkeeper Saves Ever

Being a goalkeeper isn't easy. Not only are their mistakes more costly than any other player on the field, but their job is essentially to stand in the way of an unpredictable flying object travelling at up to 100mph. Inevitably, this...Show More Summary

Steve Smith praises 'kid' Antonio Brown

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Steelers' Antonio Brown has a fan in Steve Smith, who has spent his career showing that shorter pass catchers can thrive in a league that is enamored with tall wide receivers. "Oh man that kid. When I grow up I want to be like him," the 35-year-old Smith said laughing. Show More Summary

LeBron James Says His Homecoming Is One Of The Biggest Sporting Events Ever

The NBA has made its fans wait patiently for its biggest, most intriguing storyline of the year.  Finally, Thursday night, LeBron James will take the court with his hometown team and rebuilt roster to take on the New York Knicks. The game will televised on TNT, and it's sure to draw a big audience. Show More Summary

Can Teams Still Win in NFL Playing Tampa 2 Defense?

The Tampa 2 has been an NFL staple for many years. The defense requires a specific personnel on the field to be effective. In the NFL it's still a popular defensive formation to use, but is its popularity and effectiveness on the decline? Is...Show More Summary

Oregon Will Overcome Stanford Curse but Not Because of Marcus Mariota

Stanford has had Oregon's number in recent seasons, not only beating the Ducks but thrashing their national championship hopes along the way. Bleacher Report College Football Analyst Michael Felder explains how Stanford has beaten Oregon...Show More Summary

Marcus Brimage Talks Kangaroo Fights, Calls for Judges to 'Kill Themselves'

Marcus Brimage won't allow his Nov. 8 UFC Fight Night 55 bout against Jumabieke Tuerxun to go the distance. That simply cannot happen, not after what happened in his most recent fight, a split-decision loss to Russell Doane at UFC 175. Show More Summary

Why Are Smaller Wide Receivers Thriving in Today's NFL?

In the pass-heavy NFL of today, we're seeing different receivers leading the charge as stat leaders. The tall and strong Brandon Marshall-type receivers are not the threats they used to be. Why are smaller receivers having such big seasons...Show More Summary

Hernandez’s lawyers advance unusual argument to support change of venue

Former Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez remains on track to stand trial in January for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd.  His lawyers remain interested in moving the trial out of Bristol County, the site of the crime. According to John R. Ellement of the Boston Globe, Hernandez’s lawyers have fashioned a somewhat unusual…

Fantasy War Room: Running back rankings for Week 9

Watch SB Nation's fantasy experts break down the top fantasy football running backs for Week 9 in this week's War Room.

The return of the Gangsta- RG3 is back

I decided Id to a specal RG3mix for a QB whose more likely to be In Cast than Outkast.

Fantasy Football Week 9: Rapid-Fire Injury Update with Will Carroll

Several major fantasy studs went down with injuries in Week 8 of the NFL season. Who has a clean bill of health for Week 9? Which stars will be out for several weeks? Which backups should fantasy owners look to grab? Watch as Stephen...Show More Summary

Here's Amar'e Stoudemire Singing 'Shake It Off' with Taylor Swift

The New York Knicks opened the 2014-15 NBA season in Madison Square Garden Wednesday night with a rollicking 24-point loss to the Chicago Bulls. Carmelo Anthony and company combined for 37 percent shooting from the floor and fell behind by as many as 35 points in the second half. Show More Summary

Utah Jazz and Enes Kanter fail to reach extension agreement

Jazz and Enes Kanter fail to reach extension agreement It’s always tough when a rebuilding team has to make a big decision on exactly how much of their future to tie up on any given player. That’s the situation with the Utah Jazz and center Enes Kanter, who is talented and has a bright future but [...]

Jason Verrett will miss a few weeks, may need surgery after season

Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett may have been pushing it coming back for the Broncos game. And now he’s going to have some time off, and decisions to make later. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, Verrett will miss the next two to three weeks because of his latest shoulder injury, and “will look…

Crootin: Biggest possible recruiting decommitments from the class of 2015

Dan Rubenstein and Bud Elliott try to navigate the always murky waters of the non-binding verbal commitment.

Jim Mora says UCLA's focus issues a byproduct of technology generation

UCLA Coach Jim Mora said Thursday that his team has been focusing on consistency this week, trying to eliminate mental errors as a way to move forward.

Jerry Jones defends his presence on the Cowboys’ sideline

Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has no plans to stop his practice of visiting the sideline during games, saying he thinks he can help inspire the team with his presence. Jones, who went on the sideline during Monday night’s loss to Washington, said it was important for him to be there after Tony Romo suffered a…

Giants-Royals Game 7 draws, unsurprisingly, massive ratings

The 2014 World Series will be remembered for its compelling, overarching narrative despite — on a game-by-game basis, at least — being fairly non-compelling. I mean, the very fact that the Royals were there and the series went back and forth makes it a classic. Show More Summary

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