Silverman: Strong Finish Far More Important In NFL Than Hot StartA hot start is a good thing in the NFL, but it doesn’t mean a thing if a team does not have staying power.
College Basketball Games To Watch: Trojans Square Off With CommodoresUSC and Vanderbilt meet and you get your first look at this year's USC squad that has a ton of potential.
Silverman: For NFL's Top Offenses, It's About More Than The QBThose quarterbacks are receiving vital assistance from game-planners, running games, defenses or new talent surrounding them.
This Week In College Basketball: Duke Wins Battle Of Top Ranked TeamsDuke got a big performance from Grayson Allen on the way to an 88-81 win over the Spartans.
Silverman: Keenum, Thielen, Woods Among NFL's Breakout StarsAs the NFL moves into the second half of the season, many of the usual stars are leading the way for their respective teams.
College Basketball Games To Watch: Our First Look At This Year's TeamsEvery week, we will look at three to five college basketball games that get our attention. The start of the college basketball season is usually overshadowed by college football and the NFL in the sporting world, but we are undaunted. While much will change between the games in November and the conclusion of the season in late March and early April, the early games will provide a few hints of what we can expect as the season progresses.
Silverman: Pederson, McVay, And Payton Among NFL Coach Of Year HopefulsIt’s fairly easy to understand when a coach has lost control and his team is going nowhere. It’s not as easy to tell when a coach is having a great year.
This Week In College Basketball: Blue Devils Start The Year On TopThe Blue Devils will start off as the No. 1 team in the nation, and is there any doubt that Mike Krzyzewski knows how to handle high expectations? There may be a lull or two around midseason, but Duke will get off to an excellent start and get up to a peak level at tournament time.
Silverman: A Look At 8 NFL Coaches Doing The Worst Jobs This SeasonEmbarrassment is the least of the factors that should concern eight head coaches who are doing the worst jobs in the NFL.
Silverman: Wilson, Hopkins, Wagner Lead NFL Midseason All-Pro TeamWe have reached the unofficial halfway point of the NFL season, so this is as good a time as any to identify and honor the best players at each position thus far.
Silverman: Astros-Dodgers Not Yet An All-Time Great World's Steve Silverman has been watching the World Series since 1964 and chronicling it since 1981. Here's his list of the 10 best.
Silverman: It Takes Courage To Make Deals At NFL Trade DeadlineThere is an attitude in the NFL that making a midseason trade is difficult to execute because players don’t easily go from one team’s system to a new team and immediately start to contribute.

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