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NCAA Brackets: Everybody Gets One!

Sports PhotoSC’s Bob Campbell makes his plea that you should only fill out one bracket every year. But, he knows you won’t listen… Complete Story

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Foul Territory: NCAA Tournament

Sports PhotoThe brackets are out, and SC’s Jeffrey Boswell has crunched the numbers and convened with hallucinogens. The result: a tournament final in which “lucky picks” beats “useless expert advice” for the national title. Complete Story

PGA Tour Preview: Tiger Looks For No. 9 at Bay Hill

Sports PhotoAfter a second-place finish at the Valspar Championship, Tiger Woods looks to set a PGA Tour record with his ninth Arnold Palmer Invitational victory. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 4

Sports PhotoHarvick corralled his third consecutive win, dashing to the win in the Ticket Guardian 500 at Phoenix. SC’s Jeffrey Boswell has your Week 4 NASCAR power rankings! Complete Story

NFL Offseason Opens With a Bang

Sports PhotoThe 2018 NFL offseason has been eventful already, with splashy trades and significant roster cuts and free agent signings. SC’s Brad Oremland recaps the action and examines the moves, especially those of the Bills, Browns, Eagles, and Rams. Complete Story

First Reactions to Selection Sunday

Sports PhotoThe field of 68 is official, and SC’s Jean Neuberger provides his instant reaction to the field, who got snubbed and who will cut down the nets in San Antonio. Complete Story

12 Rules Changes the NFL Should Implement

Sports PhotoOn March 25, 2018, the annual four-day spring meeting among the NFL owners begins. SC’s Anthony Brancato says this is the time for a “spring cleaning” of the rules. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Odds and Ends

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane rails against the big shoe companies, rails for mental health awareness’s increasing acceptability in sports, and gives a curling postscript to his last column in this Slant Pattern! Complete Story

PGA Tour Preview: Tiger and Jordan Take on the Copperhead

Sports PhotoThe clock is ticking on the PGA Tour, as players try to round into form for the Masters. The Valspar Championship has one of its strongest fields since its inception, headlined by the power pairing of Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, and Henrik Stenson. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 3

Sports PhotoKevin Harvick dominated at Las Vegas, winning for the second consecutive time. Kyle Busch took second, while Kyle Larson finished third. Check out the NASCAR power rankings by SC’s Jeffrey Boswell! Complete Story

Do Tackle Statistics Matter?

Sports PhotoMost football fans understand that individual defensive statistics are less meaningful than offensive statistics. SC’s Brad Oremland examines the shakiest stat of them all, tackles, to suggest how it should be used and the limitations to that usefulness. Complete Story

Champion-Worthy Decisions

Sports PhotoThey say that “variety is the spice of life.” When it comes to Championship Week, variety means how a title is won. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at those different ways and chooses his favorite. Complete Story

Gabe Kapler and the Plan

Sports PhotoYou thought John McGraw practiced what he called (ahem) “scientific baseball?” SC’s Jeff Kallman says meet Gabe Kapler, the Philadelphia Phillies’ new manager who has a scientific plan of his own for the team. Complete Story

PGA Tour Preview: South of the Border

Sports PhotoHigh altitude and golf’s biggest hitters will set the scene for long drives and low scores. We’re only a few weeks from Augusta, so it’s time to get in gear. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 2

Sports PhotoKevin Harvick dominated and cruised to the win at Atlanta in the Folds of Honor Quick Trip 500. Brad Keselowski finished second, while Joey Logano came home sixth and leads the Monster Energy Cup standings. Complete Story

NHL’s Regressive Move Produces Unusual Gold Medal Showdown

Sports PhotoFor the first time since 1994, NHL players did not compete in the Winter Olympics. SC’s Brad Oremland examines the decision, which produced a gold medal game whose exciting conclusion couldn’t overcome the lackluster quality of play. Complete Story

Jack Hamilton, RIP: The Headhunter Who Wasn’t

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman remembers Jack Hamilton, who died last week at 79, and whose errant fastball beaned Tony Conigliaro fatefully in 1967 — and earned Hamilton a very unfair reputation as a headhunter on the pitching mound. Complete Story

Brew Crew Poised to Take Next Steps in ‘18

Sports PhotoAfter a surprisingly strong 2017 season, Milwaukee made significant moves this offseason to take the next steps towards their first pennant since 1982. Can the Brew Crew make a serious postseason run? Complete Story

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