COMMENTARY | Game 1 of the 2013 NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals kicks off May 22 at the American Airlines Arena, where the Miami Heat host the Indiana Pacers. LeBron James' team lost the regular season series to the Pacers (1-2). It's no secret the two rivals have little affection for the other. Will LBJ "choke" as Lance Stephenson suggested last season? More »Why LeBron James and the Miami Heat Should Fear the Indiana Pacers
COMMENTARY | Arizona Cardinals wide receiver LaRon Byrd suffered a neck spasm while running a route during practice May 14, the opening day of voluntary organized team activities. More »Arizona Cardinals Injury Report: Status of WR LaRon Byrd’s Neck
COMMENTARY | Miguel Maysonet's journey to play in the NFL will have to continue elsewhere after he became the odd-man out of the Philadelphia Eagles running back picture. As the second week of organized team activities got underway on Monday morning, the Eagles released the undrafted rookie free agent running back from the roster. The Eagles announced the roster news via Twitter. More »Philadelphia Eagles: Miguel Maysonet Release Should Have Been Expected
COMMENTARY | With less than a decade as a major-league franchise, not counting their prior incarnation as the Montreal Expos, the Washington Nationals' forays into free agency have been fairly limited. More »Washington Nationals' Top Five Free-Agent Busts
COMMENTARY | The New York Jets' running back competition is no longer a two-horse race between Chris Ivory and Mike Goodson. Recent allegations against Goodson bring his role on the team into jeapardy. Meanwhile, special teams star Joe McKnight is not willing to settle for anything but the starting running back position. This duel is quickly becoming a four-man free-for-all, with Bilal Powell rounding out the group. Who wins? More »Mcknight's Fire, Goodson's Firearms Shake Up New York Jets' Running Back Competition
The race to represent your conference in Super Bowl XLVIII will hit the field in less than four months. More »Champs Until Dethroned: Are the Baltimore Ravens the Best in the AFC?
COMMENTARY | On Saturday, May 25, 2013, at UFC 160, Antonio "Big Foot" Silva will take on Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez. This fight is a rematch of their last meeting at UFC 146, when Velasquez knocked out Silva in the first round. More »Antonio “Big Foot” Silva Faces a Nearly Insurmountable Task at UFC 160
It's hard to put together the final Premier League power rankings of the 2012-13 campaign without looking forward as well as looking back. Every one of the teams located in the top-five spots of the league table have serious questions to answer between now and August, while others must make multiple moves in order to avoid relegation battles next spring. One thing was very clear weeks ago: The league once again belongs to United. More »2012-13 End of Season Premier League Power Rankings
COMMENTARY | It's the calm before the storm for the New England Patriots. More »Which New England Patriots Are Under the Most Pressure Heading into 2013?
COMMENTARY | Here's some concerning news if you're a New England Patriots fan: tight end Rob Gronkowski's offseason has been all about getting healthy, and he's still nowhere near 100 percent. More »Rob Gronkowski Dealing with Another Setback
COMMENTARY | The Cincinnati Bengals certainly aren't hurting for cap space in 2013, but it may be time to dump offensive guard Travelle Wharton and his contract. More »Cincinnati Bengals Need to Cut Travelle Wharton
COMMENTARY | Pitch No. 128 was upcoming for the 22-year-old left-handed hurler from Puerto Rico. The game was far from in doubt as the Milwaukee Brewers led the Baltimore Orioles 7-0 in the bottom of the ninth inning, yet no one in attendance at Memorial Stadium had left the ballpark. More »Owner of Sole Milwaukee Brewers No-Hitter, Juan Nieves Retired Too Early
COMMENTARY | The Pittsburgh Steelers' 2012 season was filled with highs and lows, excitement and hope that was eventually dashed into heartbreak. But it's not all bad news for the Steelers, especially when you consider the trajectory this team has been on since 2000. More »History Points to Playoffs for Pittsburgh Steelers in 2013
COMMENTARY | D-Wade is not done. More »D-Wade Deteriorating? Shame on You for Asking
COMMENTARY | We're already three weeks into May, and Charles Woodson is still without a team. More »NFL Free Agency: Why Charles Woodson Would Be Great Again with the Oakland Raiders
COMMENTARY | Whether Vitor Belfort wants to admit it or not, the Brazilian is inching closer to having the dreaded asterisk symbol hover over his impressive career turnaround during what was thought to be the twilight years of his MMA career. As the spinning heel kick Belfort unleashed landed square on the jaw of Luke Rockhold in their highly anticipated middleweight title tilt, fight fans everywhere gasped in excitement as the former UFC light heavyweight champion once again thrilled with his ability to produce spectacular knockouts. ... More »Should Vitor Belfort's Victories in Brazil Come with an Asterisk?
COMMENTARY | When free agent wide receiver/special teams connoisseur Josh Cribbs signed with the Oakland Raiders on May 16, general manager Reggie McKenzie knew exactly what he was getting. More »NFL Free Agency: What Josh Cribbs Brings to Oakland Raiders
COMMENTARY | The Minnesota Twins came into the 2013 season trying to convince their fans that their starting pitching was improved. Of course, after the disaster of 2012, the starting pitching could hardly be worse. More »Minnesota Twins Need to Make Changes to Starting Rotation
COMMENTARY | Fredi Gonzalez could be in danger of being cast for the next season of "Hoarders." The third-year Atlanta Braves manager has taken to collecting so many catchers that it may be time for his neighbors to call on the authorities to get him the help he needs. Since Brian McCann and Evan Gattis are proving to be valuable pieces to a potential playoff push, Gerald Laird is the odd man out on the Atlanta roster. More »Atlanta Braves: It is Time to Let Gerald Laird Go
COMMENTARY | Sang Moon Base won the HP Byron Nelson Championship on Sunday, May 19 for his first career victory on the PGA Tour. In doing so, he also became the eighth first-timer to win in 2013. More »Multiple Winners Becoming Endangered on PGA Tour
COMMENTARY | Jeff Locke held the Houston Astros scoreless through seven innings Sunday, just long enough for Mark Melancon and Jason Grilli to come in and shut the door like they have so many times this season. It was a masterful performance for the young pup of the rotation, even if it was against the worst team in baseball. The feat marks the third time this season Locke has held opponents scoreless during an outing, a trend that Pittsburgh Pirates pitchers are accomplishing at a rapid rate so far. More »Tossing Up Zeros: The Pittsburgh Pirates Excel at Blanking Opponents
COMMENTARY | When it comes to signing free agents, the results have been a mixed bag over the years for the Cleveland Indians. More »The Top Five Free-Agent Busts in Cleveland Indians History
COMMENTARY | The Cincinnati Bengals tight end position may be the key to opening up the Bengals offense in 2013. However, this is not fully due to former first-round selections Jermaine Gresham and Tyler Eifert. 2012 fourth-round pick Orson Charles could very well become the chess piece that will allow the Bengals to exploit opposing defenses. More »Cincinnati Bengals: Is Orson Charles the Key to the Offense in 2013?