How Stephen Curry ushered NBA’s greatest shooting era and changed the perception of championship teams

When the NBA season came to an abrupt halt March 11, it pushed the pause button on Giannis Antetokounmpo’s quest for a second MVP, LeBron James’ pursuit of a purple-and-gold hued ring, Kawhi Leonard’s attempt to stamp himself a roving one-man championship assassin, and all the other individual and team Read more

Ten greatest middleweight fighters in MMA history: Anderson Silva is the division’s clear GOAT

Middleweight is a difficult division when it comes to ranking the all-time best fighters in MMA history. One man, Anderson Silva, clearly stands alone at the top of the pack. But then comes a grouping of 8-10 men who all have strengths and weaknesses that could put them at No. Read more

The 16 big college basketball programs currently coached by the greatest coach in their school’s history

Every team has a greatest coach in its history. But how many college basketball teams are currently coached by their greatest coach ever? As quarantine life has trawled along, the question caught my mind recently. I got to thinking about how good the fans of schools like Duke, Gonzaga and Read more

How Michael Jordan’s best Chicago Bulls squad would have stacked up against the greatest NBA teams of all time

Over the course of his illustrious NBA career with the Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan provided us with many memorable playoff matchups. There were those early battles with the “Bad Boy” Detroit Pistons, the Finals showdown against Magic Johnson and the Los Angeles Lakers, which served as a passing of the Read more

Bob Costas says that Isiah Thomas believed that Michael Jordan was the greatest player of all time

“The Last Dance” wrapped Sunday and one of the key storylines during the 10-episode documentary series was the war of words between Michael Jordan and Isiah Thomas. Their relationship has been fractured for quite some time, but that apparently hasn’t gotten in the way of Thomas respecting Jordan as a Read more

Michael Jordan’s agent says ‘The Last Dance’ documentary shows why MJ is undeniably the greatest of all time

Michael Jordan’s former agent David Falk joined Scott Van Pelt on SportsCenter to discuss all things Jordan and to talk about what set him apart on and off the court. NBA fans have been treated to “The Last Dance” documentary, a 10-part series bringing never before seen video into people’s Read more

Top 15 players in NBA history: CBS Sports ranks the greatest of all time, from West and Steph to LeBron and MJ

Whether he’ll admit it or not, Michael Jordan signed off on “The Last Dance” in order to end a debate. He agreed to participate in the film only after LeBron James won his third championship in 2016 and the notion that he might no longer be the greatest player in NBA history Read more

The greatest welterweight boxers of the past 50 years: Where do Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao rank?

While heavyweight may be the glamour division in boxing, almost always able to grab attention through big men throwing power punches, the lighter weight classes are where you’ll find the true depth of talent in any era. Welterweight is a division that has always struck a fine balance of power Read more

The greatest heavyweight boxers of the past 50 years: Where do Muhammad Ali and Mike Tyson rank?

Even through dark periods for the division, there’s still something a magical aura surrounding the status of heavyweight champion of the world in boxing. Dating back to John L. Sullivan more than a century ago, being the baddest man in the biggest division provides a mystique unmatched in sports. Knowing Read more

Ten greatest bantamweight fighters in MMA history: Dominick Cruz tops the all-time list

Unlike some of MMA’s most glamorous divisions, bantamweight does not have a long history of fights under the brightest lights in the sport. That said, there have been a number of stars that have emerged from the 135-pound ranks to put their names into the sport’s history books. While the Read more