INDIANAPOLIS - NASCAR driver Kurt Busch said his scheduled test of an IndyCar Thursday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway isn't an audition as much as it is a chance to have some fun with new racing pal. More »Indy 500 door still open as Kurt Busch prepares for Indianapolis test
COMMENTARY | The Derrick Rose rumor mill has started again, and now it's being reported he may dress for Game 3 against the Miami Heat, according to Alex Kennedy of Hoopsworld, a part of USA Today Sports. More »Chicago Bulls: Derrick Rose Rumored to Dress for Game 3
COMMENTARY | It took only a month and a week for the Philadelphia Phillies to earn the need to summon up the spit and rifle through the team junk drawer to find the glue it will need to hold their starting rotation together. With the May 8 announcement that Roy Halladay would be undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his throwing shoulder to remove a bone spur causing discomfort to a partially torn rotator cuff, and with the six to eight week respite already being served out on the disabled list by John Lannan, the Phillies are 40 percent short of their desired starting five. More »Jair Jurrjens Could Be a Viable Option for Philadelphia Phillies on June 15
COMMENTARY | Last season, the Baltimore Orioles blasted 214 home runs, second most in MLB behind the New York Yankees. More »Designated Hiatus: Underperforming DH Platoon Keeping Baltimore Orioles Grounded
COMMENTARY | Following early playoff exits for both teams, reports are now surfacing that the Los Angeles Clippers and Boston Celtics may be discussing a blockbuster deal. More »Rumor: Boston Celtics, Los Angeles Clippers Discussing Blockbuster?
COMMENTARY | It's May. By now, the biggest waves of NFL free agency have hit shore. But don't tell that to former Pro Bowl pass-rushers John Abraham and Dwight Freeney. More »Veteran Pass Rush a Luxury, Not a Necessity for New England Patriots
COMMENTARY | Since opening for the 2012 season, Marlins Park has been generally well-received by the Miami Marlins fan base and visitors alike. There are, however, some rather unpopular components to the ballpark. More »Marlins Park: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
COMMENTARY | Following a very brief playoff run that ended at the hands of the New York Knicks, Danny Ainge will have a lot of work to do this offseason in deciding the direction of the Boston Celtics. Much of this is in the hands of Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce; if they both come back, Ainge's track record suggests that this group has one more shot. On the other hand, retirement likely means a huge overhaul of the roster. More »Is Rajon Rondo a Franchise Player?
COMMENTARY | Given that Roger Federer hails from Switzerland, it should come as no great surprise that the Europeans have been dominating the men's side of Grand Slam tennis over the last decade. More »European Domination of Grand Slam Tennis Nearing Historic Levels
COMMENTARY | The New York Jets picked up a couple of interesting pieces in last month's NFL draft. One area of need overlooked, however, was the wide receiver position. Now, according to multiple reports, the Jets are looking to bring in at least one veteran wideout at a team-friendly price. More »New York Jets Rumors: Team Kicking Tires on Spare Parts at WR Position
COMMENTARY | On January 19, 2013, the Cleveland Indians completed a minor signing that often goes unnoticed by the rest of baseball. Utility player Ryan Raburn was signed to a minor league deal with an invitation to spring training after being released by the Detroit Tigers on November 20. More »Ryan Raburn: Detroit Tigers’ Trash Proves to Be Cleveland Indians’ Treasure
COMMENTARY | Before the start of the regular season, the Milwaukee Brewers acquired shortstop Yuniesky Betancourt, who wound up being an everyday player in the infield. After the season began, concerns regarding the bullpen pushed the Brewers to bring aboard Francisco Rodriguez, the record holder for saves in a single season. More »Should the Milwaukee Brewers Call Up Francisco Rodriguez by the 30-Day Deadline?
COMMENTARY | As Dustin Pedroia's first home run of the season sailed high over the Green Monster, capping a four-run comeback to take the lead in the bottom of the eighth, it felt like Monday, May 6 was just that kind of night for the Boston Red Sox. More »Too Reminiscent of Last Year, Boston Red Sox's Bullpen Has to Be Better
COMMENTARY | By now, just about every Boston Celtics fan has heard about the potential blockbuster reported by ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith on Monday, May 6. More »NBA: Rumored Boston Celtics Trade Only Absurd for the Los Angeles Clippers
COMMENTARY | The Chicago White Sox place last in the American League in batting average and runs scored, and ahead of only the lowly Miami Marlins in MLB in those categories. More »Breaking Down the Chicago White Sox's Offensive Struggles
COMMENTARY | Go ahead, Buffalo Bills fans. Get pumped about Da'Rick Rogers. You're not crazy in doing so. After all, embracing any kind of hope and faithfully riding it through the regular season has become a basic guideline of, well, calling yourself a Bills fan, right? More »Making Sense of the Buffalo Bills' Decision to Sign Boom-or-Bust Receiver Da'Rick Rogers
COMMENTARY | The Atlanta Braves closer, Craig Kimbrel, was just one out away from becoming the fastest closer in MLB history to notch save No. 100 when he faced the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of Game 2 last Tuesday. Instead, Kimbrel served up back-to-back home runs to Devin Mesoraco and Shin-Soo Choo and the Braves fell 5-4. More »Atlanta Braves: Why Has Craig Kimbrel Blown so Many Saves This Season?
COMMENTARY | Wisconsinites have it rough, sometimes. Considering how they have to annually suffer through (at least) five months of winter, it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out why there are more bars than grocery stores in America's Dairyland. More »Five Reasons Why It’s Hard Being a Fan of the Milwaukee Brewers
COMMENTARY| Even as other stars falter for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the season increasingly feels like a lost cause, every fifth game Clayton Kershaw steps to the mound and all is well for the Dodgers. More »Clayton Kershaw Even Better Than You Think He Is
COMMENTARY | There are three and a half weeks left on the May calendar, but it may as well be the September stretch run for the Philadelphia Phillies as currently constituted. Without some significant success into Memorial Day and the four days beyond, we could see some drastic changes as the summer progresses. More »The Stretch Run is Now for These Philadelphia Phillies
COMMENTARY | When Jim Nantz joined the CBS broadcast team in 1985, televised golf was limited to two hours every Saturday and Sunday. More »Hall of Famer Ken Venturi Transformed Televised Golf
COMMENTARY | The Cleveland Indians entered the 2013 season greatly improved both in the everyday lineup and on the bench, and with a pitching staff having as many options as question marks. More »Despite Rash of Injuries, Cleveland Indians Remain in Contention
COMMENTARY | Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has a cannon for an arm and can thread a needle with a football, but he needs someone to catch his passes. A look at the Colts' roster reveals a lot of unfamiliar names but some young, interesting talent at the wide receiver position. More »Indianapolis Colts Add to Young, Interesting Receiving Corps
COMMENTARY | Vijay Singh wrote the PGA Tour a "Deer John" letter on Wednesday, in the form of a lawsuit filed in New York State Supreme Court. More »Vijay Singh Bucks Up, Sues PGA Tour in Wake of Deer-Antler Spray Situation