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NFL Draft Challenge: Khalil Mack, OLB, Buffalo

Khalil Mack comes into this NFL draft with high expectations but if you knew his humble beginnings it would shed light to his work ethic.

As a child, one of his older cousins called him "soft" and this stigma has ...

NFL Respect Shown Through the Dollars?

Along with several other key Seahawks that helped lead Seattle to it's first ever Super Bowl title, cornerback Richard Sherman is coming up on the end of his rookie contract.

And he's ready to get paid.

The 26-year-old ...

Panthers Exercise Option on Cam Newton

In a move almost any and everyone saw coming, the Carolina Panthers decided to exercise their contract option on quarterback Cam Newton, effectively keeping the soon-to-be 25-year-old franchise QB in Carolina through 2015.

Newton, the Panthers #1 pick in 2011 ...

NFL Draft Challenge: Eric Ebron, North Carolina

North Carolina tight end Eric Ebron had a career year during his junior season in Chapel Hill. In 2013, the 6-foot-4, 250-pounder set school tight end records for single-season receptions (62), receiving yards (973), career catches (112) and career receiving ...

Yanks' Nova To Have Tommy John Surgery

And another one bites the dust. Or goes under the knife in this case.

After being diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his pitching elbow earlier in the week, Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has elected to undergo Tommy John ...

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Who is your Most Improved NBA Player?

Goran Dragic has taken huge strides this offseason and may be the only reason the Suns stood a chance at a playoff birth, but is he your most improved? With so many players playing at a high level this season ...

Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Pine Tar Fail

Although he told the media on Wednesday night that he'll "never do it again," Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games by Major League Baseball for his blatant use of pine tar against the Boston Red Sox ...

Northwestern Football votes on unionization tomorrow. Are college sports abou...

The Northwestern Football team’s unionization vote will take place tomorrow, and the administration is campaigning heavily among the players for a “no” vote.

According to the NY Times, the president emeritus published a dire prediction that a union could ...

Do you like to bet on NFL games?

A lot of football fans like to place a few wagers or two on their favorite teams and sometimes just placing a bet on a game makes the game more exciting to watch.

Do you like to bet on the ...

Melo to Wizards?

After the Bulls fail to score during crunch time again, more people are talking about the Bulls possibly reaching out to Carmelo Anthony during this summer's free agency. However, if you are Carmelo Anthony, why choose the Bulls and ...

Do You Think "Inside the NBA" was better before Shaq Joined?

I used to really enjoy watching "Inside the NBA"; but, ever since Shaq joined, it's hard for me to watch.

Shaq doesn't add anything positive to the show. It seems all he does is go against anything Charles ...

NFL Draft Challenge: Derek Carr, QB - Fresno State

Derek Carr is easily one of the more overlooked Quarterbacks in the 2014 Draft, and I can tell you now; a lot of teams are going to be upset when they pass on Carr for another guy. Carr threw more ...

Stanley Cup 1st round tightly-contested so far…except in Montréal and LA

OT games, multiple OT games, one-goal nail-biters, controversial hits, plucky underdogs giving favorites all they can handle.

Heroes (Mikael Granlund)! Villains (Brent Seabrook)!

Except for 2 series. Tampa and Los Angeles, did you not realize the playoffs started already?

Tampa ...

Quick Thoughts on the First Leg of the Champion's League Semis

The first legs of both semis are now in the books with Atletico and Chelsea playing to a drab nil-nil tie and Real pulling off an impressive 1-0 victory over Bayern at the Bernebau.
1. Mourinho is a winner, but ...

Can anyone in the West win a road game?

Two of the four series in the West are halfway done. That’s 14 games.

The visiting team has won exactly one game.

Is home-ice advantage suddenly a force of nature, rather than simply a knowledge of the boards, a ...

Rangers look Strong in Game 3 Win

The New York Rangers looked good in their Game 3 4-1 win over the Flyers to take a 2-1 series lead. The Flyers played a very physical game in their Game 2 win but the Rangers countered that in Game ...

Should The MLB, NBA and NHL Seasons Be Shortened?

If you are like me, you seriously have the fact of how long NHL, NBA and MLB seasons are. The lengthy schedules make it hard to follow your favorite teams and you often times end up losing interest until late ...

Stone Cold Steve Austin Shows Support of Gay Marriage

In his podcast today (yes, he has a podcast apparently), wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin said that he's very much in support of gay marriage.

Of course, he said it in the only way he can: profanely.

“I’m ...

NFL Draft Challenge: Justin Gilbert, CB - Oklahoma St.

Justin Gilbert is a top 5 prospect at the defensive back position, and may very well be the first player at the secondary position taken due to his versatility. As one of the nation's best defensive backs, Gilbert finished ...

According to Google, LeBron James rules the U.S.

An infographic came out on the most popular athlete searches on Google, sorted by state. LeBron James was the most searched athlete in a whopping 24 states - nearly half the country. Some other surprising results:

-Peyton Manning is still the ...

College Football Coaches Hot Seat 2014- Which coaches are under the most pres...

With the introduction of the College Football Playoff this season the pressure for teams and coaches to win at all costs is only going to continually skyrocket. In looking ahead to the 2014 season several head coaches at big name ...

MLS Expansion New York City FC Confirm Yankee Stadium as Home for 2015

In an announcement on Monday, the expansion New York City FC of Major League Soccer announced that Yankee Stadium will be their home pitch for their inaugural 2015 season.

The addition of NYCFC gives New York two MLS teams including ...

Did you get into a lot of fights in school or get beat up? Would you have ta...

When you were a kid in school, did you get into a lot of brawls or were the bully yourself? If you were a bully, I sure hope you have changed your ways.

I know a lot of UFC fighters ...

How much trouble are the Pacers in?

The Atlanta Hawks are an eighth seed, but they sure didn't play like it in the first game of their first round series with the Indiana Pacers on Saturday, as they defeated the Pacers 101-93. The win capped off ...

Arsenal Win 3-0 in FA Cup Final Warmup

Arsenal were largely outplayed in the first half of their game against Hull, but some strong goalkeeping by Szczesny, a friendly post and two moments of genius, both started by Ozil, led the Gunners to a 2-0 first half lead ...

LaMichael James on the Trade Block!

Can this once electrifying player make an impact on a team? Can he ever be a starting running back in the league or has Darren Sproles set the bar for the best possible player LaMichael can become?

With the return ...

Yesterday's UFC on FOX: Werdum vs. Browne was a reminder as to why we watch MMA

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Last night I watched the UFC blow the roof off the Amway Center in Orlando Florida. For most of the FOX cards I always thought they didn't sufficiently deliver the message ...

The Sidelines Stanley Cup Playoffs Prediction Challenge Starts Now!

Open to all Sideliners, NHL fans or no. Playoffs start Wednesday, April 16th!

The NHL’s new playoff format has made the playoff structure much more predictable, and what do we, as good Americans (nay, as good people) do with ...

The NCAA approves unlimited meals and snacks for athletes. Do you think this ...

Yes. Especially since UConn basketball star Shabazz Napier mentioned during the NCAA Tournament that he had had hungry nights.

Patrice Evra Goal Blows Gus Johnson's Mind

Even though this is a bit of old news, this goal truly makes any soccer fan go crazy.

Please take a moment and appreciate the beauty of this goal and just how crazy Gus Johnson sounds, it is certainly worth ...

Climbing the Ladder with Danny Mainus

Since its inception the sport of MMA has been littered with former wrestlers looking to compete and test their mettle. Honestly, wrestling has become the ideal feeder league for the sport because the athletes enter with the physical and mental ...

5 Burning Questions: NL East Edition [Official MLB Opening Day Challenge]

NATIONALS - Is the Curse of Stephen Strasburg real?
What’s not to like about this team? They have the second most valuable asset in baseball in Bryce Harper, who is going to start hitting 35 homers any year now. They ...

5 Burning Questions: NL West Edition [Official MLB Opening Day Challenge]

DODGERS - Will Yasiel Puig be a distraction that holds this team back?
Puig has already caused some headaches on the young season, getting benched for an inability to show up on time. He got a speeding ticket over the winter ...

5 Burning Questions: NL Central Edition [Official MLB Opening Day Challenge]

Here is post #2 of the Challenge! Remember to check out the Challenge page [http://sidelinesapp.com/challenge/announcing-the-sidelines-mlb-opening-day-challenge] for the leaderboard. Also, remember that I am ineligible for the contest to ignore my name up at the top!

CARDINALS ...

Sidelines NFL Redraft: Which Team Is Best?

The time is nearly here to start the Sidelines NFL Redraft, when members of our community will construct a winning NFL franchise from scratch.

Here are the rules:

There are 18 GMs, drafting in a snake pattern. The first pick ...