COMMENTARY | With the NBA playoffs set to begin on Saturday, April 20, the Chicago Bulls will be taking on the Brooklyn Nets. While the Nets possess home court advantage as the No.4 seed, the No. 5 seeded Bulls must create advantages of their own in order to emerge victorious from the seven-game series. There are areas where this is possible, and others where it is imperative. More »Three Keys to the Chicago Bulls Advancing Past the Brooklyn Nets
In 2012, Kyle Busch ran 22 Nationwide races for his own team, and it didn't go so hot. He had zero wins, nine top-5s and 14 top-10s. More »Kyle Busch's Domination is Single-handedly Ruining NASCAR's Nationwide Series in 2013
COMMENTARY | When 24-year-old undefeated heavyweight prospect, Tyson Fury (20-0, 14 KOs) isn't busy comparing UFC star Cain Velasquez to a part of the female anatomy, he can be found jabbering on and on about his own self-proclaimed greatness. More »Will Tyson Fury’s Greatest Hits Be on the Microphone or in the Ring?
As a result of winning Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants had the toughest schedule in the National Football League in 2012. Next season's slate won't be as daunting, but there are a few tough match-ups in store for Big Blue in 2013. So grab your calendar and a red marker. Here are the five toughest games on the Giants' 2013 schedule, which was released on Wednesday, April 17. More »Five Toughest Games on the New York Giants' 2013 Schedule
COMMENTARY | We've known the "who" and the "where" for a while now. More »Breaking Down the Denver Broncos' 2013 Schedule
A commenter on a Yahoo! Sports story a few days back posed a rather intriguing question, and one that I felt inspired to answer both out of curiosity and amusement: Who is the worst player to have won a major? More »Who is the Worst Player to Ever Have Won a Major?
COMMENTARY | It began with a victory against the city's previous NBA team in the raucous, sold-out New Orleans Arena on the day before Halloween in 2002 and it ended with a loss on April 17, 2013 following a 1-7 final month of the season. After 11 seasons in the Big Easy, the New Orleans Hornets era is officially over. More »The New Orleans Hornets Era is Officially Over
It's another full weekend for soccer leagues located around the world. Battles for UEFA Champions League spots and relegation fights will resume, and the Australian league champs will be crowned. Three Major League Soccer matches will also be featured on national TV. Remember to check the ESPN3/Watch ESPN schedule for a list of contests being shown via that service. More »List of Live Soccer Games on US TV for April 19 to April 21
COMMENTARY | It's easy to like Charlie Manuel, or at least the guy he plays on TV and the radio. He's like the lovable uncle who may not articulate his thoughts with eloquent clarity, but you just know there's got to be wisdom in there someplace. He comes off with the warm nature of that buddy you drink beer with and then makes sure you get home okay. More »Is the End Near for the Phillies' Charlie Manuel?
COMMENTARY | Though not uncommon for athletes to play multiple sports while they're younger, playing both baseball and football at a high level is almost unheard of. More »Five Red Sox of Yesterday and Today Who Could Have Made an NFL Team
COMMENTARY | The Los Angeles Lakers' bizarre season took an other-worldly turn for the worse when Kobe Bryant went down with an Achilles rupture that ended his outstanding season. More »'Lakers Amnesty Kobe Bryant': 5 Reasons You'll Never Read that Headline
COMMENTARY | The scene at San Francisco 49ers headquarters, as I imagine it: Two coaches and an executive sitting at an oval table in a conference room, watching film of USC wide receiver Robert Woods. More »NFL Draft: The One Player the San Francisco 49ers Should Avoid
COMMENTARY | Each major championship leaves impressions that become part of the history of championship golf. More »As Always, the Masters Leaves Lasting Memories
COMMENTARY | When it comes to Barry Zito, San Francisco Giants fans are accustomed to disappointment. More »San Francisco Giants Pitcher Barry Zito Seeking Redemption
COMMENTARY | As much as he probably would like to forget about last season, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has come to the realization that fighting through an injury-filled 2012 season was probably a bit of a blessing in disguise. More »New York Giants Receiver Hakeem Nicks Confident He’ll Be Ready for Camp
COMMENTARY | Despite having their ten-game winning streak snapped by the Kansas City Royals, the Atlanta Braves still boast the best record in all of baseball. When a team is having the level of success that the Braves are enjoying in 2013, the record books had better start cowering in fear. Atlanta is currently on pace to rewrite many of their franchise's all-time marks, some of which have been standing for over four decades. More »Atlanta Braves: Which All-time Franchise Records Will Fall in 2013?
COMMENTARY | New Giants tight end Brandon Myers spent the first four years of his career with the Oakland Raiders, a team that in that period went a combined 25-39, with none of those four seasons exceeding the .500 mark. More »Tight End Brandon Myers 'Excited' for Fresh Start with the New York Giants
COMMENTARY | I've said it before, I'll say it again: This year's NFL draft is the most important one facing the New York Jets franchise since 2006. More »New York Jets Must Avoid Geno Smith to Save Franchise
COMMENTARY | It's easy to forget that DeMar DeRozan is just a 23-year-old kid. He's a relative pup that is currently rocking invisible braces yet ranks ninth in franchise history in games played. He has been the face of the Toronto Raptors since Chris Bosh bolted for South Beach and a ton of expectations were heaped on him once he signed a $38 million extension for four years minutes before the start of this season. More »Adversity-Filled Season Helped DeMar DeRozan Grow
It was not that long ago that the San Diego Chargers were an NFL staple in terms of the playoffs. More »If, And, But: The San Diego Chargers Will Be in the Playoffs in 2013
COMMENTARY | With the NFL draft coming up, one cannot help but think back to 2007 as current Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija finished up his football career--yes, you read that right--at Notre Dame. He seemed destined to be a sure-shot possession receiver, if not an outright star, in the NFL. More »What Could Have Been If the Chicago Cubs' Jeff Samardzija Had Played Football Instead
COMMENTARY | It looks like one victory over his club's hated rivals will only buy New York Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke so much. More »Mike Petke Not to Blame for New York's Loss to Sporting KC
COMMENTARY | Late Sunday night, Adam Scott reared back his head, shook his fists and belted out, "C'mon, Aussie!" More »The Masters: A Win for the Aussies, a Win for the Long Putter
COMMENTARY | The Chicago Cubs sent shock waves through Wrigleyville this week by announcing they would soon be unveiling a Jumbotron at Wrigley Field. Such trinkets are commonplace in baseball stadiums around the country, so why such a big deal? More »Worst Aspects of Wrigley Field
UFC welterweight Matt Brown (16-11) has led an interesting life. He fought through adversity and overcame drug addiction to earn his spot on "The Ultimate Fighter 7," and he's been working his way up the ladder ever since. More »UFC on FOX 7’s Matt Brown: ‘If I Had a Choice, I’d Fight Everybody’