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MLB All-Star Game: Long Balls, Punchouts, and a Stink Bomb

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman ponders the All-Star Game’s home run barrage, strikeout barrage, and the stink bomb of punishing Brewers pitcher Josh Hader for seven-year-old thought crimes he’s since renounced. Complete Story

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The NBA’s No-Sleep Summer

Sports PhotoJust when we thought the NBA was in hibernation, the NBA Summer League has taken center stage. Join SC’s Bob Campbell as he breaks down the fascination with the NBA’s season before the season. Complete Story

Best QBs in Pro Football History

Sports PhotoAs the conclusion of a seven-part series, SC’s pro football historian and senior NFL columnist, Brad Oremland, presents his personal list of the 100 greatest quarterbacks in pro football history. Complete Story

Lesser Known Stars Take Derby Stage, and That’s Okay

Sports PhotoNo “star power?” No problem. SC’s Steve Brenna explains why fresh faces in the Home Run Derby is good for MLB. Complete Story

Slant Pattern’s July Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt’s Slant Pattern mailbag time again, where SC’s Kevin Beane tackles Boogie Cousins signing with the Golden State Warriors, breaking down a potential Yankees trade, Scott Frost at Nebraska, and more. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 18

Sports PhotoErik Jones survived a crash-filled night at Daytona and passed Martin Truex, Jr. to win the Coke Zero Sugar 400. Kyle Busch continues to lead the Cup points standings as the series heads to Kentucky. Complete Story

Best Statistical QBs: HOF Data

Sports PhotoIn part six of a seven-part series, SC’s Brad Oremland looks at HOF standards in various statistical categories, including how potential HOFers like Donovan McNabb, Philip Rivers, and Eli Manning stack up. Complete Story

Titans Closing in on Being Contenders?

Sports PhotoThere has been the anticipation of something great coming from the Tennessee Titans ever since they drafted Marcus Mariota second overall in 2015. Then the Titans gave the reigns to new general manager Jon Robinson in 2016. Are they finally ready to contend? Complete Story

Defending the Warriors’ Dynasty

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster won’t argue with you if you think there’s no way Golden State can possibly be beaten for the championship this upcoming NBA season. However, he also thinks that dynasties in sports are good and that you might be surprised at how quickly the Warriors’ reign might end. Complete Story

The Rise and Fall of Rashad Evans

Sports PhotoWhat goes up must come down, including MMA careers, a point that longtime UFC mainstay Rashad Evans has just finished hammering home; and there was a lot more to this situation than meets the eye. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 17

Sports PhotoKyle Busch out-slugged Kyle Larson on a thrilling final lap at Chicagoland to win the Overton 400. Larson held on to second, while Kevin Harvick took third. Check out the rankings by SC’s Jeffrey Boswell! Complete Story

Top 100 QBs: 1-20

Sports PhotoIn part five of a seven-part series, SC’s Brad Oremland evaluates the greatest pro QBs of the Modern Era, ranked 1-20, including three active players and two whose Hall of Fame eligibility has expired. Complete Story

NBA Free Agency: Definitely Not Book Learning

Sports PhotoThe NBA free agent period hit us like a whirling dervish on Sunday. Player decisions left us puzzled at times. And, for SC’s Jonathan Lowe, there’s much to learn. Complete Story

Boxing Preview For Late June

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane breaks down this week in boxing, including a world title fight in Oklahoma City, an Armenian in Spain, a gold medalist fighting in Belfast, and more all in this week’s Slant Pattern! Complete Story

Are Strikeouts Killing Baseball?

Sports PhotoThe numbers don’t lie, strikeouts are up, and fan interest is down in Major League Baseball. Is the sport of baseball in danger? SC’s Scott Huntington investigates. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 16

Sports PhotoMartin Truex, Jr. used astute pit strategy to secure the in at Sonoma over Kevin Harvick, giving Truex his third win of the year. Kyle Busch continues to lead the points standings as the Monster Energy Cup series heads to Chicagoland. Complete Story

Top 100 QBs: 21-40

Sports PhotoIn part four of a seven-part series, SC’s Brad Oremland evaluates the greatest professional quarterbacks of the Modern Era. This week looks at QBs ranked 21-40, including Donovan McNabb, Tony Romo, and the best QBs in AFL history. Complete Story

Is Koepka on Course to Lift the Claret Jug?

Sports PhotoBrooks Koepka is on top of the world after becoming the first repeat U.S. Open champion since Curtis Strange in 1989. He claimed his first ever major at Erin Hills last year and he successfully defended the title at Shinnecock Hills. So what’s next? Complete Story

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