Utah improved rather dramatically on paper in 2013, but close losses and a key injury prevented most people from noticing. Can the Utes take another step forward this fall? And will it matter with 10 bowl teams on the schedule? .m-sbnation-2014-college-football-countdown...Show More Summary
As far as prank call videos go, they don’t get more uncomfortable than what happened on MSNBC yesterday. In the wake of the Malaysia Airlines disaster in Ukraine, cable news networks interviewed scores of experts. And as happens so often in these situations, a Howard Stern fan somehow got through the system impersonating one of […]
From Barcelona to the Women’s World Cup, soccer never stops.
Dana White isn ’t shy when it comes to making bold claims, but perhaps the most curious of his recent claims is his assertion that Ronda Rousey is the biggest star the UFC has ever seen. What exactly does it mean to be a star, though?...Show More Summary
As Louis van Gaal begins his job as Manchester United manager, much attention will be on potential new signings and his superstar players, but could he have an unsung hero in the making in United academy product, Danny Welbeck ? By the...Show More Summary
There’s a difference between pioneering something and popularizing it. You could be the first one to do it, but not necessarily the one that gets everyone else to do it. Skateboarders are rolling out to Berlin in desaturated droves — just hoping that their fashion senses get rejuvenated by the second week of September. (Who […]
If you attend the first week of the Kansas City Chiefs' training camp, five players will raise your eyebrow like Dwayne Johnson. Obviously, surprises can seesaw between awesome and world-shattering. Last year, Chiefs fans found themselves...Show More Summary
Daniel Theis is his name, and this is one of the best blocks you'll ever see. Can't say I'd ever heard of German Wizards Summer Leaguer Daniel Theis before today, and neither had Bradley Beal. We both know who he is now, though, and so does Tyler Honeycutt after his powerful tomahawk got stonewalled right at the rim: That is perfect. That is Hibbert-on-Melo, but better.
Nick Saban took the podium at SEC media days Thursday afternoon, and, as usual, he spoke about a mix of Alabama-specific and comprehensive college football topics. After a news-filled offseason that included rumors of leaving for Texas, landing another No. Show More Summary
German Mario Goetze's fame has exploded since scoring the World Cup-winning goal in extra time against Argentina. Artist Heather Rooney has taken to drawing the Bayern Munich playmaker in the aftermath. And the sped-up results are incredible. [Heather Rooney] Read more World Football news on BleacherReport.com
Germany may have triumphed on the pitch, but today we’re concerned with crowning the champion of a more esoteric field. Which World Cup country wore the best crest? The criteria for ranking each nation’s badge of honor is the quality … Continue reading ? Crests For 32 World Cup Teams Ranked From Best to Worst is a post from World Soccer Talk.
One of the most memorable moments in sports occurred in 1989 at the French Open, when Michael Chang—exhausted, cramping, hobbling—had the temerity to hit an underhand serve at a critical juncture in his fourth-round clash with heavily...Show More Summary
Luis Suarez: A man of the people, after all. Suarez is currently staying at his in-laws' house in Castelldefels outside of Barcelona. The media has descended upon the small-ish town to see if they can catch a glimpse of the controversial Uruguayan. While avoiding the press (skip to the 1:50 mark), he ran into a bit of a problem. Show More Summary
New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal was introduced to the British media for the first time on Thursday. MUTV chose a different way to unveil and celebrate the Dutchman's appointment. They spoofed his arrival behind Batman music...Show More Summary
Because "Money" acknowledging "Rowdy" puts the boxing king in a no-win situation. Floyd Mayweather Jr. claims he doesn't know who Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is, even though she's a...Show More Summary
Legendary Sao Paulo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni hasn't lost his touch. The 41-year-old scored his mind-boggling 118th career goal on Wednesday night—a lofty number even for an outfield player. The set-piece specialist calmly put his spot-kick...Show More Summary
After a month of World Cup action, facing this week’s matchless void was like stumbling out of a bar and into the blinding sunlight. And if the USMNT’s addictive run was your first taste of the sport then you may … Continue reading ? How New Soccer Fans Can Continue Their Passion For the Sport is a post from World Soccer Talk.
Georgia senior wide receiver Chris Conley is one of the most interesting players in college football. The 6'3", 206-pound Georgia native not only is a star on the gridiron but also has a serious talent for film making and acting as well. Conley...Show More Summary
(Props: UFC on FOX) If you didn't tune in to UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller last night, slap yourself in the face. The Atlantic City event was chock full of wild battles, debilitating body shots, and freakish hematomas, and every...Show More Summary
Despite what the swirling trade rumors might suggest, the clock hasn't started ticking for the Minnesota Timberwolves or their franchise face, Kevin Love. Eventually, the Wolves will need to do something with the double-double machine who has major-market dreams and a desire to win, itches that the organization have been unable to scratch. Show More Summary