Favorable schedule sets up Green Bay Packers for NFC North championship run

In the NFL it’s often not who you play, but when you play them that is a key to victory. And even with a rash of injuries to playmakers on both sides of the ball, the Green Bay Packers are still in position to make a run at a third consecutive NFC North championship.

2013 NFL Power Rankings: Week 5

New week and new 2013 NFL power rankings.

Five undefeated teams remain after four weeks, three of which reside out west.

2013 NFL Predictions: Complete picks for Week 2

Peyton Manning versus younger brother Eli Manning in Week 2!

Can the 2013 NFL season get any better? Yes, yes it can. With matchups on Sunday that pit the Chiefs against the Cowboys at Arrowhead Stadium, as well as Andrew Luck against Ryan Tannehill and Aaron Rodgers hosting Robert Griffin III, what could be better?

Fantasy Football Week 2: Start ‘Em, Sit ‘Em

There’s a good chance you already hate your fantasy team and are looking to make some changes for Week 2. I’m right there with you. Here are some candidates with some intriguing matchups, for better or worse, that may cause you to consider tinkering with your lineup for the second week of the season.

5 NFL teams that could surprise in 2013

In this article, we’ll look at five sub-.500 clubs from last season that could surprise us this year. By looking at strength of schedule, the number of losses in close games, the draft, as well as offseason moves and acquisitions, I’ll make my case for each of these five teams.

Winners and losers of the 2013 MLB trade deadline

While it might be too early to tell where some of this year’s deals rank all-time, some of the transactions that went down over the course of the past week are certainly going to pay dividends, one way or another, over the remainder of the regular season. Here are our winners and losers of the 2013 MLB trade deadline.

Dwight Howard to sign with Houston Rockets

The Dwightmare is officially over. According to multiple sources, free agent center Dwight Howard will sign with the Houston Rockets when he is officially allowed to on July 10.

NBA Free Agency: Sacramento Kings pull offer to Andre Iguodala

Earlier on Tuesday we reported that the Sacramento Kings had offered free agent Andre Iguodala a four-year, $56 million deal and had emerged as the front-runner for his services. Since then, things have rapidly changed and the Kings have decided to rescind that offer.

Sabine Lisicki upsets Serena Williams at Wimbledon

Serena Williams is the top women’s tennis player in the world and she appeared poised to cruise to another Wimbledon crown this year. But on Monday she was ousted in the Round of 16 in one of the biggest upsets in recent tennis history, as 23-year-old German Sabine Lisicki knocked off Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-4.

First Weekend of NBA Playoffs Saw No Suprises—Will We See Any First Round Drama?

Last night on TNT, between the Miami Heat’s sloppy, but convincing, win over the Milwaukee Bucks and the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 29-point defeat of the Houston Rockets, Charles Barkley opined that this year’s first round of the NBA Playoffs could end up being one of the worst in history.

Green Bay Packers 2013 schedule front-loaded with playoff teams

The 2013 NFL schedule is out and this year’s slate of games is probably the most unique and potentially challenging the Packers have seen in a long time.