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New York Giants Hearing Good Things About David Wilson's Recovery

According to reports, Giants' running back David Wilson seems to be progressing well from neck surgery.

ESPNNewYork.com's Dan Graziano syas that the Giants are hearing good things about his recovery, but can;t count on him being ready ...

Monday Morning Bullpen: Yanks May Need to "Hammer" Down 'Pen

The Yankees head into their three-game series in Boston coming off a four-game weekend series in Tampa in which they may have lost one of their starting pitchers for the year and where their bullpen itself needed relief.

With that ...

New York Daily News Fires Back at Toronto GM's Pre-Game Remarks In Witty Back...

Remember when Toronto Raptors GM Masai Ujiri yelled out "f**k Brooklyn" in a pregame rally outside of the Air Canada Centre on Saturday prior to game one of the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs against the Brooklyn ...

Darren McFadden Expected to be Raiders Starting Running Back

Despite signing Oakland native Maurice Jones-Drew this offseason, Darren McFadden is still expected to compete for, and win, the Raiders starting running back job.

"If healthy, and that’s a big IF, Darren McFadden is the lead dog in the ...

"That's Why They Got Me Here!": Mics Catch Paul Pierce's Hype After Nailing G...

"He's washed up, too old (insert 'old' joke here)."

Whatever you want to call it, Paul Pierce was brought into Brooklyn for a reason: for situations like Saturday's playoff series opener in Toronto.

After nailing a three-pointer with ...

Warriors vs. Clippers - will this be the best series in the playoffs?

It's been just one game, but the opening matchup between Golden State and Los Angeles gave us everything we could handle in terms of drama and suspense. With mutual disdain and both teams' ability to light up the scoreboard ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri Yells "F**k Brooklyn" Prior to Game One

There's rallying the troops, and then there's sparking a potential riot.

Although his rallying cry didn't really push Toronto to a game one win, Raptors GM Masai Ujiri found a way to keep his team in the ...

NFL Draft Challenge: Brandin Cooks

Of any receiver in the draft, Brandin Cooks may have the most impressive collegiate resume. The 2013 Biletnikoff Award winner for the nation’s top wide receiver racked up a gaudy 1,730 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns on 128 ...

Easter - A Holiday Commemorating Triumph, Resilience and Resurrection - Favor...

Happy Easter everyone. Today is a day that marks courage, resilience and triumph. We saw this in the Biblical tale of Jesus. No matter how hard his circumstances got he overcame them, in the end and the victory was that ...

Would you rock this hat?

Personally this a little much for my taste. I don't need Pedroia or Ortiz on my hat. If I wanted to rep them then I'd get a jersey. That hat is for the team not the individual players ...

NBA Playoff Pick 'Em: Brooklyn or Toronto?

Because we all had the Nets and Raptors in the first round of the playoffs this year... right?

Whether or not you believe the Nets "tanked" to get the "easier" opponent, does Brooklyn (losers of two in a row to ...

Who's the best point guard in the league: Chris Paul or Steph Curry?

Chris Paul has been regarded as the best point guard in the NBA for years. But with the consistent ascent of Stephen Curry, one can now ask if Curry can challenge Paul's throne.

For comparison sakes, let's take ...

What's your pick for Warriors vs. Clippers series?

The Warriors take on the Clippers in a seven-game series starting Saturday afternoon.

It is a great rivalry and there will be lots of technicals and altercations and melees.

What is your prediction for this series?

Andrew Bogut is out ...

Multiple-Overtime Madness: The Stanley Cup Playoffs start with a bang

Yeaaaaahhhhhh!!!!! That’s what I’m talking about! This is why shootouts (in hockey, soccer, team handball, or Mumblety-peg) are an abomination.

Keep playing until someone scores.

Players sucking oxygen in the locker room. Eating stripped pizza between OT breaks ...

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: Boston (#1) vs. Detroit (Wild Card #2). Origina...

Two of the oldest teams in the league, that haven’t played each other in the playoffs since 1957. Kind of wild, when you think about it, and the intrigue from seeing two of the NHL’s model teams line ...

Sometimes a Birdie Stings!

During the Malaysian Open golfer, Pablo Larrazabal gets stung by a nest of hornets. What does he do next? The only thing left to do, hit a birdie. You got to watch this video!

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: New York(#2) vs. Philadelphia (#3)

The two division rivals are set to go at it during the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is going to be a slugfest. Neither team likes each other, and combine that with the intensity of the playoffs ...

Frank Haith is reportedly leaving Missouri to replace Danny Manning at Tulsa....

It sure seems like it. Something tells me he's leaving Mizzou to avoid either getting fired or being hit with NCAA sanctions and then getting fired. Considering that Haith had similar NCAA compliance issues at Miami, it's no ...

Lorde Royal vs. Ladies Seminoles

Just getting back from Coachella this week, I had the opportunity to see the one and only Lorde. Her appreciation for the crowd and powerful voice literally made me feel "Royal". Although this ladies version of it is god awful ...

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 ...

Word Association: Whats the first word that comes to mind when you hear the n...

MELTDOWN. The guy is absolutely crazy on the sidelines.

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.

Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview: St. Louis (#2) vs. Chicago (#3). Midwest Mayhem

Both 2v3 series in the West should be fantastic matchups, the NHL getting exactly what it hoped for when it re-jigged its playoff format to emphasize divisional rivalries: can’t-miss games between familiar foes that hate each other. Some people ...

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 ...

Three Things: Arsenal 3 West Ham 1

Arsenal won the first of five must win game today, beating West Ham at the Emirates 3-1, leaving four EPL games and the FA Cup final to come. The first half was back and forth with both team missing gilded ...

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 ...

Addendum: Arsenal Advance to FA Cup Final but Critics Abound

An interesting debate is now being hatched, diminishing Arsenal's victory today in the FA Cup semifinal against Wigan. One assumes most Gooners are happy to be one step away from that elusive silverware, but the pundits and many fans ...

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 Tourney Pick'em Challenge Round 5! Points For Winning Picks Are Now...

Round 4 was wild! Michelle Mink nailed all four of her picks after blanking the previous round and is now back in the hunt for the overall lead. Perseverance has paid off for Scott Whittum who had a horrible showing ...

Which team did you not expect in the Final Four? Florida, Kentucky, Wisconsi...

I think a lot of fans expected Florida to be in the Final Four but who would have picked Kentucky, Wisconsin, or UConn?

I would say I am shocked that UConn made it the Final Four because they did not ...

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 ...