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2015 NFL Week 12 Power Rankings

Sports PhotoThe Lions had a happy Thanksgiving, and football fans got a special treat with terrific finishes on Sunday and Monday night. SC’s Brad Oremland gauges the league, plus: 5-TD passing games, the Cowboys’ bad sportsmanship, and HOF semifinalists. Complete Story

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Potential Landing Spots For Mark Richt

Sports PhotoFor 15 years, Mark Richt coached the Georgia Bulldogs football team. He had plenty of success over that span, including two SEC championships, but no matter what happens in the Bulldogs’ bowl game this year, Richt will be leaving town afterwards. Where will he land next? Complete Story

Tommy, Meet Timmy and the Ol’ Redhead

Sports PhotoTommy Hutton was too much homer for non-Marlins fans, but not homer enough for Marlins bosses. SC’s Jeff Kallman says even Hall of Fame baseball voices get canned for not being homer enough. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 12

Sports PhotoThe Cowboys host the undefeated Panthers on Thanksgiving, while Jay Cutler battles the Packers and a case of “spoiled brats” in the night game. In Sunday’s marquee matchup, the Patriots head to Denver. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 36

Sports PhotoKyle Busch won at Homestead to capture the Sprint Cup championship, besting Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon, and Martin Truex, Jr. for the honor. It is Busch’s first Cup championship, says SC’s Jeffrey Boswell. Complete Story

2015 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings

Sports PhotoSometimes we get weeks like this: a terrific Sunday night game was overshadowed by injuries and bad officiating in the other games. SC’s Brad Oremland on those topics, plus Todd Gurley, and players remaining in the game after concussions. Complete Story

The Pains of Complacency

Sports PhotoLSU’s Les Miles has averaged 10 wins a game, but is on the chopping block. SC’s Jean Neuberger discusses why being consistently good, but not great, is a death knoll in the new playoff world of FBS. Complete Story

Paradise Jam Preview

Sports PhotoThere’s a zillion college basketball tournaments this time of year, so let’s zero in on one of the lesser-known (but still nationally televised with multiple high major teams) ones and break it down, preview it, and maybe even outsmart the bookies. Complete Story

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 11

Sports PhotoThe Vikings host the Packers with the NFC North title on the line, while Tony Romo returns to the lineup for Dallas. Jay Cutler and the Bears host the Broncos, and the Bills challenge the Patriots in Foxboro. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 35

Sports PhotoDale Earnhardt, Jr. won the rain-shortened race at Phoenix, while Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, and Martin Truex, Jr. advanced to join Jeff Gordon in the Chase For the Cup finale at Homestead. Check out SC’s next-to-final NASCAR power rankings! Complete Story