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article March 25, 2017

6 Is Good: USMNT Romps Honduras

The excitement around the USMNT is back after the squad scored a slew of stunning goals in a 6-0 win over Honduras in World Cup qualifying on Friday night, including a hat trick from Clint Dempsey. We ranked 'em all. More»
GettyImages-657103802 article March 24, 2017

Bill Murray is Sports Magic

I don't think there was ever a time when it wasn't good to be Bill Murray, but this last year it's been especially good to be the beloved comedian. His teams can't stop winning, continuing with Xavier basketball's tourney upset over Arizona on Thursday. More»
GettyImages-631496514 article March 24, 2017

USMNT Vs. Honduras: The Arena Show

There is one question lingering over the United States men's national team's all-important World Cup qualifying match against Honduras Friday night in San Jose: What will Bruce Arena bring to the table that Jurgen Klinsmann didn't? More»
GettyImages-518756278 article March 21, 2017

5 USMNT Players Who Must Step Up

All the focus will be on new manager Bruce Arena and what changes he's made to the USMNT ahead of a pair of do-or-die World Cup qualifiers. But the impetus to win, as always, lies with the players. The pressure is really on now. More»
GettyImages-655394498 article March 20, 2017

6 Best Moments for Duke Haters

Duke was upset by South Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, and the Duke haters of the world could hardly be happier. Luckily for them, the Blue Devils' loss provided enough schadenfreude to last most of us a lifetime. More»
GettyImages-654779644 article March 18, 2017

Another disaster for Arsenal

Arsenal suffered their fourth loss in their past five English Premier League matches: 3-1 to West Brom on Saturday. The Gunners' poor form has plunged manager Arsene Wenger's future in doubt, and the West Brom loss might be the biggest blow yet. More»
GettyImages-654632958 (1) article March 18, 2017

Best Bench Celebrations of Round One

There weren't many close games in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, which limited the verve of bench celebrations. But a few guys on the pine managed to lose their minds over the first two days. Here five of the best bench reactions from round one. More»
ProcrastinatorBracket1 article March 16, 2017

7 Bracket Tips For Procrastinators

Time is running out for you to fill out an NCAA Tournament bracket, but there's no need to worry if you're running late. Just follow these seven steps and you'll have a bracket as good as any in your pool in no time. More»
GettyImages-653300534 (1) article March 15, 2017

Palmer Tributes Fit For The King

This week, The Arnold Palmer Invitational tees up for the first time since the death of Arnold Palmer. And, frankly, it just doesn't feel the same without the King there. But PGA TOUR pros and other golfers are doing their to keep his memory alive. More»
GettyImages-653377714 article March 14, 2017

Leicester City Makes History ... Again

Leicester is vying for one more miracle run, this time in the Champions League. They advanced to the quarterfinals on Tuesday with a win over Sevilla. But could a glut of fixtures added because of the UCL derail the Foxes' efforts to stay in the Premier League. More»
duke-hater-LEAD article March 14, 2017

Which bracket fits your personality?

Filling out a bracket can be a tough experience. You don't want to go with all chalk. That's no fun. How about putting some personality into it? Think of how your brain truly operates, then take a look at our five permutations of tournament picks. More»
BasketballPools article March 14, 2017

5 Alternative NCAA Tourney Pools

Growing tired of filling out a bracket every year but still want to wager on the NCAA Tournament? We've got five alternatives to the standard bracket pool to shake up your March Madness gambling in fun and interesting ways. More»
Northwestern selection sunday article March 12, 2017

Bubble Boys! Best Bracket Reactions

The NCAA Tournament bracket is set for 2017, and that means Sunday was party time for a handful of teams on the bubble. The first step in the insanity of March Madness is watching those squads go ballistic after finding out they made the field. More»
GettyImages-652139400 article March 11, 2017

Arsenal, Man City advance in FA Cup

The FA Cup semifinals are setting up to be a meeting of the elite of English soccer. Arsenal and Manchester City each booked their tickets to Wembley with comfortable quarterfinals wins on Saturday. More»
GettyImages-649689832 article March 8, 2017

Barcelona's Comeback For the Ages

Barcelona just pulled off the greatest comeback in Champions League history, coming back from 4-0 down to PSG in the first leg with a 6-1 win in the second leg. To do it, Barca scored three goals in the final seven minutes. More»
GettyImages-649674178 article March 8, 2017

Pulisic scores First UCL goal

Another match, another milestone for American soccer's wonder boy Christian Pulisic. This time, the 18-year-old powered Borussia Dortmund to a win with his fist Champions League goal and two assists against Benfica. More»
GettyImages-649320908 article March 7, 2017

Arsenal Beaten Down By Bayern, Again

Once again, Bayern Munich has proved to be too much to handle for Arsenal. Bayern defeated the Gunners 5-1 for the second time in a month, knocking Arsenal from the Champions League. Real Madrid also advanced with a win over Napoli. More»
GettyImages-647775156 article March 6, 2017

Ibra Charged for Elbow on Defender

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Tyrone Mings were charged with alleged violent conduct by England's Football Association following a pair of altercations between the players during an English Premier League match between Manchester United and Bournemouth on Saturday. More»
GettyImages-607634816 article March 4, 2017

U.S. Soccer Adds Anthem Policy

Last fall U.S. Soccer scorned United States women's national team player Megan Rapinoe for kneeling during the national anthem. On Saturday, the organization announced a new policy that would make that act an offense in what some are calling the "Rapinoe Rule." More»
GettyImages-643636498 article March 4, 2017

Is the Wenger Era almost over?

Arsenal lost to Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday, a low point of its season and perhaps one of the lows of manager Arsene Wenger's career. Although Wenger has looked out of depth many times in the last decade, it was never laid bare more than it was on Saturday. More»

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