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#DearAndy: Which team will be next year's…

Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your Twitter question about which team is on the rise and can exceed even lofty expectations.

NBA's Westbrook Is Still Averaging A…

Russell Westbrook has 11 triple-doubles. Meanwhile, the rest of the NBA, approximately 380-plus players or so, have just 12 total.

Raffl scores late, Flyers beat Oilers for 7th…

Michael Raffl scored with 1:29 remaining to cap Philadelphia's rally from two goals down in a 6-5 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night for the Flyers' seventh straight win

Lee scores 2 to lift Islanders to 3-2 win over…

Anders Lee's second goal of the game with just over seven minutes remaining lifted the New York Islanders to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues on Thursday night

Art Briles suing Baylor officials for libel and…

Former Baylor football coach Art Briles is suing three school regents and a vice president for libel and slander.

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Chris Petersen the playoff rookie among final…

Washington's Chris Petersen is the rookie among playoff coaches, so he chatted up Alabama's Nick Saban looking for any advice

NHL's Vegas Golden Knights denied trademark for…

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has denied the Vegas Golden Knights' trademark application two weeks after the name for the new NHL franchise was officially announced

#DearAndy: Teams ready for bounceback years

Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your Twitter question about which programs have the best chance of bouncing back to winning form next season.

RG3 back in starting lineup for winless Browns

Robert Griffin III will make his second start of the season on Sunday as the 0-12 Browns face the Cincinnati Bengals

IOC clears 3 bid cities to advance in race for 2024 Olympics

The IOC has cleared all three candidate cities for the 2024 Olympics to advance to the next stage of the bidding race

Police investigating racist graffiti in Giants player's home

Police are investigating a break-in and racist graffiti scrawled on the wall at the New Jersey home of an injured New York Giants player

DearAndy: College Football Playoff conspiracy…

Sports Illustrated's Andy Staples answers your Twitter questions about the College Football Playoff committee altering rankings to setup revenge scenario between Alabama and either Ohio State or Clemson.

At West Point, the beat-Navy mindset is everywhere

Army coach Jeff Monken has begun to change the culture at West Point

Winners, losers and trends at baseball's winter…

All-Star closers Aroldis Chapman, Mark Melancon and Wade Davis moved to different bullpens

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Victor Cruz speaks on hate crime against teammate

Victor Cruz weighed in on the racist graffiti that teammate Nikita Whitlock found in his home.

Heavyweight champ Joshua fights Molina in…

Anthony Joshua has risen to the top of boxing's heavyweight division in serene fashion, with barely a clean punch landing on him in 17 straight professional wins

IOC president Bach wants life bans for proven…

IOC President Thomas Bach says Russian athletes and officials proven to have been part of a doping "manipulation system" should be banned for life from the Olympics

Jamie Vardy symbolizing decline of champion…

After spending last season as one of the key forces behind Leicester's rise to the Premier League title, Jamie Vardy is now the symbol of the team's alarming decline

Tending to the Tundra

The MMQB takes a peak at what it takes to get Lambeau Filed ready to play on Sundays.

NASCAR star Earnhardt cleared to race again after concussion

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed the final 18 races of last season because of a concussion, has been medically cleared to return next year

Chris Paul on playing with the Banana Boat crew…

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul does not rule out possibly playing on the same team as Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James, he tells the Open Run podcast with Jesse Williams and Stefan Marolachakis.

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UFC President Dana White says Conor McGregor will…

Rumors are swirling that UFC champion Conor McGregor will appear in the upcoming season of Game of Thrones and UFC president Dana White confirmed the rumors.