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Puig's Tools: Power, Arm, Speed, Glove ... Merengue?

Dodgers star Yasiel Puig joined Express Written Consent at the International Champions Cup in Pasadena, Calif., to talk soccer (he's for Real), baseball and dancing. Seriously, the man's got some smooth moves. More»

Monaghan Gets a Kick Talking Hobbit Feet, Soccer

"Wild Things" host Dominic Monaghan -- star of "Lord of the Rings" and "Lost" -- chats about animals, keeping his Hobbit feet (yes, really) and his beloved Manchester United at the International Champions Cup in Pasadena for Express Written Consent. More»
David Ubben

CFP Makes Needed Schedule Changes

Last year, the College Football Playoff played its semifinals on New Year's Eve and sought to co-opt a night of celebrations, but the move backfired. Now, the CFP is quickly adjusting, changing future semifinal dates to either Saturdays or holidays only. More»
Anthony Castrovince

MLB Trade Deadline Predictions

The MLB Trade Deadline, mercifully, cometh at 4 p.m. ET on Monday. We've seen some big deals already, but there's plenty more in store, even in a thin market. Here are some educated guesses as to what will -- or won't -- go down. More»
Mike Lupica

Fix of the Trade: Deadline = Hope

Here is why the Trade Deadline in baseball is always great: Every year there are a couple of teams, and sometimes more than that, thinking if they can just get lucky, they can win the lottery. And end up winning it all. More»
Michael Pina

Spurs Finally Face Uncertainty

The Spurs won't fall apart just because Tim Duncan is no longer around to dispense his seemingly unparalleled wisdom. But Duncan's retirement is a benchmark in franchise history, which only makes it natural to wonder what's next. More»
Matt Brown

Top 100 CFB Coaches Ever: 25-1

With Nick Saban winning his fifth national championship in January, Sports on Earth has been determining his current place in history by counting down college football's 100 greatest coaches, leading up to this: ranking the 25 best coaches ever. More»
Will Leitch

AFC West Preview 2016

Every Thursday until kickoff, I'll be previewing the whole NFL, division-by-division. This week it's the AFC West, which features the defending Super Bowl champs and three other teams who hope to make bigger strides this season. More»
Kenneth Arthur

Seahawks Brass Still On A Mission

That team that Pete Carroll and John Schneider took over in 2010 looked almost nothing like the one that began to show flashes of greatness in 2012 -- and certainly not the team that is currently set to embark on its seventh season under this regime. More»
Andrea Hangst

Gordon's Reprieve: New NFL Standard?

Josh Gordon is, essentially, a test case for NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. Reinstating the receiver when it seemed that all signs were leading to more punishment, is a sign of a softening that could quickly turn from an exception to a rule. More»
Michael Tunison

Let's Discuss This Russell Wilson Poster

Russell Wilson has a ridiculous '80s style poster that is being sold to raise money for his foundation, but not without the Internet making fun of it. More»
Mike Lupica

Rice Pays Justified Price; Is He Done?

Ray Rice has been steadfast in taking responsibility for his domestic violence incident; he has taken steps through therapy and counseling to try to understand what brought him to that moment. It may still not be enough. More»
Erik Malinowski

Durant Era Dawns In Oakland

Kevin Durant's performance Tuesday night at Oracle Arena with Team USA a resounding success, but everyone figured it would be. The real test -- the real fun -- begins in earnest come late October, some three months from now. More»
Cy Brown

Higuan helps Juve, but not enough

Juventus broke the bank and doled out an Italian record €94 million to acquire striker Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli. Higuan undoubtedly makes Juventus better, but it doesn't improve the Old Lady's chances of winning the Champions League. More»
Will Leitch

Of Two Minds: Cheers For Chapman

Continuing our series in which I debate, well, myself, today we explore the moral dilemma in Aroldis Chapman going to the Chicago Cubs. Has the feel-good story on the North Side been soured now? Let's talk amongst ourselves. More»
Michael Tunison

Youth Football DIstorting Data?

According to a New York Times review of the Heads Up Football study, the program has been distorting how well he prevents injuries and concussions in youth football. More»
Ross Tucker

QB Wins: Flawed, But Still Important

The people that say wins and losses shouldn't be a quarterback statistic are as wrong as those that would have you believe it's the only one that matters. More»
Matt Brown

Top 100 CFB Coaches Ever: 50-26

As we move into the second half of our countdown of the best coaches in college football history, we're dealing almost exclusively in coaches who won national championships, with stiff competition for the top spots. This is Part III, covering Nos. 50-26. More»
Alex Wong

That's Amar'e: What Could Have Been

Amar'e Stoudemire will be remembered as a comet, a prime that was too brief. Nonetheless, at the height of his powers, Stoudemire was an athletic freak that made the game feel like a playground where he was the big bully. More»
Terence Moore

Favre: The Gunslinger That Got Away

With Brett Favre preparing for his induction on Aug. 6 into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, former Falcons exec Ken Herock is still sick to his stomach over trading him. More»
Joe Sparacio

Photos of the week

As part of an ongoing series, Sports on Earth is partnering with Getty Images to bring you the best snapshots from around the sports world each week. Here are the best photos from July 19-25. More»
Will Leitch

Ultimate NFL Road Trip 2016

For the last two seasons, I've put together a plan where you, Mr. or Ms. NFL Fan, could attend games at every stadium. Thus, today, we put together this year's itinerary, with the goal of hitting all the NFL stadiums before Thanksgiving. More»
Matt Brown

Top 100 CFB Coaches Ever: 75-51

With Nick Saban winning his fifth national championship, Sports on Earth is determining his current place in history by counting down college football's 100 greatest coaches. The series continues with Part II, breaking down coaches 75-51. More»
David Ubben

Bill Snyder Still Not Slowing Down

In 1989, Bill Snyder took on one of the biggest challenges in college football: a moribund Kansas State team with little track record of success, coming off two winless seasons. Snyder has succeeded more than anyone could have imagined, and at 76, he's still going. More»
Cy Brown

EPL manager power rankings

The English Premier League has experienced a major influx in top managerial talent in the last year. With its current crop there isn't a better managed league in the world than the EPL. Let's take a deep dive and find out who are the 10 best Premier League bosses. More»
Manny Randhawa

Chapman Have-Nots Have Work to Do

When the Cubs finalized a deal to acquire flame-throwing closer Aroldis Chapman from the Yankees on Monday, they may have separated themselves from the rest of the pack. But the move was as much about depriving rivals of an asset as it was acquiring one. More»
Michael Tunison

J.J. Watt Pens Letter to Fans

The Houston Texans have placed J.J. Watt on the PUP list to start the season. Meanwhile, the Pro Bowl defensive end is spending his time thanking his fans for their support. More»
Michael Tunison

Gordon Reinstated, Out Four Games

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been conditionally reinstated by the NFL and given a four-game suspension to start the 2016 season. More»
Michael Pina

The Pistons' Chemistry Experiment

Stan Van Gundy's vision isn't new or enlightening, it's a systematic necessity. He won 12 more games in his second season on the job in Detroit, and he got there in large part by shuffling the deck more than almost every other team in the league. More»
David Ubben

Big 12 Rivals Talk Baylor

Baylor's yearlong sexual assault scandal and ensuing fallout dominated discussion during last week's Big 12 media days, with Baylor officials, league coaches and Big 12 administrators speculating on what's next for Bears football. More»
Michael Tunison

Jordan Comments On Recent Violence

Michael Jordan commented publicly on the recent deaths of blacks at the hands of cops and the targeting of police officers by gunmen. He announced two $1 million donations to organizations to improve police-community relations. More»
Michael Tunison

NFL Finds No Evidence Peyton Doped

Following a seven-month investigation into an Al Jazeera America report that Peyton Manning accepted shipments of HGH, the NFL has cleared Manning of using or obtaining prohibited substances. More»
Will Leitch

Mike Mayers and Baseball's Cruelty

Mike Mayers
Baseball can be a brutal game for a young and unproven pitcher. Unfortunately, St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Mike Mayers found that out on Sunday Night in front of a packed crowd on national TV. More»
Matt Brown

Top 100 CFB Coaches Ever: 100-76

After another national title, Nick Saban is making a case as one of the greatest coaches in college football history. Is he the best? All week, we're counting down the 100 best college coaches ever in four parts, starting with coaches 100 through 76. More»
David Ubben

Foltz, Sadler Leave a Lasting Legacy

Nebraska's Sam Foltz and Michigan State's Mike Sadler -- who both died in a car accident on Saturday while returning from a kickers camp -- reminded us of what we love about college football with their passion, generosity and humor. More»

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