Posted on: August 18, 2009 12:04 pm

Steelers camp tour and the Big East preview

Camp tour: Steelers

How relaxed is Steelers camp? Ving Rhames gets more attention than Hines Ward. It's not exactly how most champs prep for a repeat run, but this group might make it work, Mike Freeman says. Story | Video: Freeman

Steelers: Five things to know | B/R | Talk!

Big East: It's a Cincy

Cincinnati is a lonely football outpost no longer. With Brian Kelly building a winning program -- and sudden hometown support for the Bearcats -- Dennis Dodd recalls the emergence of a Big East titan of yore. Preview

Dodd: Paulus and 'Cuse | Big East | All-Decade | Talk!

Armed with cash

This deal is worth the wait for Stephen Strasburg. After pushing talks right up to the final seconds, the top pick agrees to a record $15.67 million contract with the Nationals. It's a win-win situation, Scott Miller says.

Miller: M's agree with No. 2 pick; Padres No. 3 | What do you think?

Posted on: August 12, 2009 11:04 am

MLB Power Rankings and the Ravens camp tour

Nats entertainment!

Apparently there was a big rivalry last weekend -- the Rangers gained ground on the Angels. But the real news? Somebody started up the little-engine-that-could Nats in D.C., Larry Dobrow says. Power Rankings

Nats' streak ends | B/R: Groupings | Zimmermann | Talk!

Camp tour: Ravens

Going toe to toe with the champ Steelers, the Ravens know they are this close to super. A stoked Ray Rice and better health are just two reasons they can take the next big step, Clark Judge says. Story | Video: Judge

Ravens: Five things | B/R | Ravens talk!

Shot of his life

Tiger Woods calls it the best shot he has hit. His playing partners say it's the best they've witnessed. Tiger's escape from a bunker on No. 18 at Hazeltine has to be seen to be believed, Steve Elling says. Full story

PGA | No. 18 at Hazeltine | Bleacher Report | Talk!

Posted on: July 23, 2009 12:22 pm

AFC North camp battles and the SEC Network

Time is now

The waiting might be over for Browns QB Brady Quinn. The Ravens are keeping their options open at ILB, and the Bengals and Steelers have questions at corner, Pete Prisco says in his camp battles. AFC North

Rumor Mill | Fantasy news | Report dates | B/R: Quinn time

Truth or err?

Most reacted to Jeremy Mayfield's denial of positive meth tests with a big 'Yeah, right,' Gregg Doyel included. But are you sure? Turns out these 'false positives' are a lot more common than you might think. Column

Doyel: Hate Mail | Mayfield lawyer: Negative test | Hey!

League of its own

How big is the SEC? Starting this season, every game will be available on television. The money will come rolling in and the loyal fan base will continue to grow. Break out the Cristal, Dennis Dodd says. Full story

Dodd: Tebow | SBN: Media days | B/R | Yo!

Posted on: July 17, 2009 11:04 am

Training camp questions and the British Open

Analyze this

No team is immune from issues, even the champion Steelers. And from the looks of it, there are plenty of teams with QB decisions to make. As training camp approaches, Pete Prisco identifies the problems. Story

Camps | Position rankings: Offense | Defense | Yo! Favorite players

Back to reality

Now that's the British Open. Conditions are much less favorable in Day 2, bringing scores back toward par. But American Steve Marino handles things, posting a 68 for the clubhouse lead. Story | LIVE! Leaderboard

Open | Elling: Vintage Watson | Curtis | Spander: Tiger's 71 | Fore!

Second servings

How likely is a Manny Ramirez-Red Sox reunion in October? Will there be a Triple Crown winner? Or a .400 hitter? Scott Miller ponders questions that will be answered in the second half of the season. Full story

Midseason: Report card | B/R | Talk!

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