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NFL Week 2 Post-Partum

Sports PhotoIn this all-NFL edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane takes a closer look at the Arizona Cardinals’ moribund offense, the premature deification of Patrick Mahomes, and the poor game management of Bill Belichick, and finds little to like. Complete Story

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NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 3

Sports PhotoIt’s Patrick Mahomes in “Mahouse” in the Chiefs’ home opener against the 49ers, while Carson Wentz starts against the visiting Colts. The Rams and Chargers battle, and Antonio Brown mans up on Monday night. It’s Week 3’s picks! Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 27

Sports PhotoBrad Keselowski won at Las Vegas, capturing his third consecutive win. He automatically qualifies for the next round of the NASCAR playoffs, as the Monster Energy Cup series heads to Richmond. Complete Story

NFL Week 2 Power Rankings

Sports PhotoWeek 2 has come and gone, and more craziness ensued with broken records, kicking woes, and another tie. SC’s Bob Campbell analyzes the madness in his weekly power rankings. Take a look. Complete Story

America, Meet Kyler Murray

Sports PhotoOklahoma’s Kyler Murray was a millionaire before he took a snap for the 2018 season. SC’s Steve Brenna takes a closer look at what to expect on the gridiron from America’s latest dual-sport superstar. Complete Story

The Joys of Tie Games in the NFL

Sports PhotoLost in all the nastiness surrounding players kneeling during the playing of the national game was the inevitable finally happening in the new 10-minute-overtime era — a game ended in a tie. SC’s Anthony Brancato explains why this is a good thing. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 2

Sports PhotoThe Steelers host the Chiefs, while the Jaguars host the Patriots in an AFC title game rematch. Jon Gruden and the Raiders head to Denver, and the Giants and Cowboys clash on Sunday night. Check out Jeffrey Boswell’s Week 2 predictions! Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 26

Sports PhotoBrad Keselowski won his second consecutive race, capturing the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard. The 16-driver playoff field is set as the Monster Energy Cup series heads to Las Vegas. Complete Story

NFL Week 1 Power Rankings

Sports PhotoAfter a wild Week 1 of the 2018 NFL season filled with surprises, shootouts, and sloppy weather, we still know absolutely nothing. Check out SC’s Bob Campbell, as he navigates his way through all of this week’s games, and analyzes the hierarchy of the league accordingly. Or at least pretends to. Complete Story

It’s Time For FBS to Stop Playing FCS

Sports PhotoIn the first two weeks of the college football season, FBS schools have played teams from FCS some 70 times. While a select few FCS teams have beaten the odds and won, the vast majority have been blowouts in favor of the bigger program. SC’s Ross Lancaster says it’s time to end this. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 1

Sports PhotoLeSean McCoy leads the visiting Bills on a “home invasion” at Baltimore, Hue Jackson delivers a “Cleveland Schemer,” and Tom Brady enjoys an “early 40.” Check out our predictions, now in their 15th year! Complete Story

College Football Week 2 Predictions

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane is back to doing what he does worst, prognosticating the college pigskin. This week, he looks at an Ohio battle, a Texas battle, and a Power 5 matchup, all in this week’s Slant Pattern. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 25

Sports PhotoBrad Keselowski beat Kyle Larson out of the pits late and held on to win the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington. Joey Logano took second, while Larson finished third. Check out the SC’s power rankings! Complete Story

Time For a College Football Preseason?

Sports PhotoFor college football fans, the “preseason” has lasted eight months. For college football players, the “preseason” doesn’t exist. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at why one would might actually be a good thing. Complete Story

10 Bold College Football Predictions For 2018

Sports PhotoTen really off-the-wall predictions for college football as kickoff approaches? SC’s Jean Neuberger has you covered with his list of 10 bold predictions for the season. Complete Story

2018 NFL Season Preview

Sports PhotoWe’ve all heard of the Vince Lombardi Trophy. But the Tom Wolf Trophy? SC’s Anthony Brancato is betting his quatloos, the currency unit of the planet Triskelion in that old-school “Star Trek” episode, on the second intrastate matchup in SB history. Complete Story

2018 NFL Preseason Power Rankings

Sports PhotoWe are officially nine days away from the start of the 2018 NFL season. SC’s Bob Campbell breaks down our power rankings. Complete Story

Brad Oremland Column Archive, 2011-2018

Sports PhotoBrad Oremland wrote over 700 articles during his time at Sports Central. Find them here from 2011-2018, sorted by date. Complete Story

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