Top 10 Performers from the 2014 NCAA Tournament

Shabazz Napier

The 2014 NCAA Tournament will be remembered for a long time. Here’s a look at the 10 best performers from this year’s event.

The 10 best picks from the 2013 NFL Draft

Eddie Lacy

It’s easy to look at a draft immediately after it ends and declare a “winner” and “loser” because none of those draft picks have ever played a game. Now that those players have a full season under their belts (and with the 2014 draft right around the corner), it is a much better time to look at the outgoing rookie class and try to figure out which were the best picks.

Winners and losers of NFL free agency

DeMarcus Ware

Some teams have fared better than others over the first week of the free agency period, so here’s a look at the winners and losers from the past week.

Packers lose Evan Dietrich-Smith to Tampa Bay

Evan Dietrich-Smith

According to multiple reports, center Evan Dietrich-Smith has signed a four-year deal worth $14.5 million dollars to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The 10 stories that defined the Sochi Olympics

Sochi Strays

As with any great sporting event, the Sochi Olympics had a mix of both triumph and tragedy over the course of the Winter Games. Here’s a look at the top 10 storylines – in no particular order – that came out of Russia over the past few weeks.

Why do people hate the Yankees, but love Derek Jeter?

Derek Jeter

There’s the old Seinfeld cliche that people are simply “rooting for laundry” when they cheer for professional sports teams. That may be true, but even the most adamant of Mets fans would agree there’s something about Derek Jeter that transcends the pinstripes that he has donned for the better part of two decades.

Report: Milwaukee Brewers sign Matt Garza for four years, $50 millon

Matt Garza

According to multiple reports, including Ken Rosenthal of MLB Network and, the Milwaukee Brewers have come to terms with 30-year old right handed pitcher Matt Garza. The deal is reportedly worth $52 million over four seasons, but the club has yet to confirm it.

How far can each Big Ten basketball team go?

Tom Izzo

While only four of the 12 schools in the Big Ten were ranked in the most recent AP poll, the conference could easily see double that amount make the NCAA tournament come march, with three or four in contention to be playing on the season’s final weekend.

Green Bay Packers are flawed but still playoff-bound

Aaron Rodgers

By now, Packers fans around the world have (likely) exhaled after their favorite team’s thrilling 33-28 victory over the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday.

I spent my Sunday afternoon like most Green Bay fans, alternating between sitting on the edge of my seat, pacing around the room and gesturing at the television.
But hey, it worked.

Green Bay Packers: Perfect timing for Aaron Rodgers to return to action

Aaron Rodgers

He’s back.

It’s felt like an eternity for Packers fans, but quarterback Aaron Rodgers will return to the playing field this Sunday for the first time since breaking his left collarbone in Green Bay’s Week 9 loss to the Chicago Bears.

Packers coach Mike McCarthy announced during his morning press conference on Thursday that “It’s time for Aaron to play.”

The 10 greatest Green Bay Packers of all-time

Paul Hornung

The Green Bay Packers have been without Aaron Rodgers for over 27 quarters of football so far this season, and it’s been pretty evident that the offense misses him. His absence has lead to some discussion on the word “valuable” and what it means to the Packers, and it’s also stirred debate as to where Rodgers fits in to the pantheon of the all-time great Green Bay players.

Green Bay Packers sign QB Matt Flynn to back-up Scott Tolzien

Matt Flynn

After seeing three quarterbacks throw passes in the previous two weeks, the Green Bay Packers came to terms with free agent quarterback Matt Flynn after Flynn worked out for the team on Monday, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

No one should fault Jermichael Finley should he choose to walk away

Jermichael Finley

The NFL can provide fame and fortune for many of the people lucky enough to ever wear a pro football uniform. However, there’s an inherent risk that comes with each and every snap of the football.

Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley came face-to-face with that realization during. Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

Jermichael Finley still hospitalized but “upbeat” after injury

Jermichael Finley

While his long-term status is still far from certain, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy had a positive update on tight end Jermichael Finley on Monday.

Top 10 NFL MVP candidates heading into Week 7


Make no mistake, the NFL MVP award is Peyton Manning’s to lose. But he isn’t the only candidate out there.