Best of FanRag Sports: July 22

Every morning we collect the most entertaining, intriguing and informative stories from around the FanRag Sports network and bring them to you all in one place. Here you can find the top NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NCAA and fight-sport stories of the day prior to get caught up on the news you need to know before starting your day.

Today’s edition features a star pitcher on the trading block, a college basketball team primed to win the National Championship and a team who could use Reggie Wayne.

Sit back, relax and take a look back at an exciting day in the world of sports. Here is the best of the best courtesy of FanRag Sports.


Today’s Knuckleball


A Closer Look at Johnny Cueto

Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Johnny Cueto is on the trading block and will likely be pitching for a new team by the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Is your favorite team in contention? What can Cueto bring to a team for the stretch run?

Knuckleball’s Kevin Michell answers those questions and more as he takes a closer look at one of the biggest trade chips on the market.


Today’s Fastbreak


2015-16 NBA Power Rankings: Post-Free Agency Edition

Who are the best teams in the NBA now that the dust has settled from a wild free agency period? Find out in Jared Johnson’s latest edition of power rankings. How many teams in the East crack the top five?


Today’s Pigskin


Reggie Wayne’s fit with the Denver Broncos

Wide receiver Reggie Wayne has had a ton of success in the NFL, but is currently a man without a home after his departure from the Indianapolis Colts, the only team he has ever played with. Only a Super Bowl contender makes sense for a landing spot, so what if Wayne reunited with quarterback Peyton Manning in Denver?

Pigskin’s Jon Schlosser explores that very option. See how he thinks No. 87 would fit in the Denver Bronocs’ offense.


Today’s Slapshot


3 Unheralded NHL Prospects Set to Succeed in 2015-2016

Potential rookie phenoms, and back-to-back picks to open the 2015 NHL Draft, Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel will be the early favorites to take home the Calder Trophy, awarded to the NHL’s best rookie. However, they will not be the only rookies to have a major impact on their team.

Slapshot’s Robert Nasso presents three prospects that are flying under the radar that will be in the Calder race next season.


Today’s U


Maryland Has Enough Pieces to Win National Title

The Maryland Terrapins have more than enough pieces to take home the National Championship next season. So says U’s Joe Boozell. He says teams must check certain “boxes” in order to be considered legitimate title contenders and Maryland has more than a few check marks at their disposal.


Today’s Knockout

Photo courtesy of WWE.com

Photo courtesy of WWE.com

5 Best WWE Superstar Returns

There’s nothing better in the wrestling world than a great return. WWE has provided its fair share of memorable comebacks over the years. Knockout’s Andrew Watkins breaks down the five best, using videos so you can relive the moments all over again.

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