Why it’s Time to Give More Loyolas a Shot

Sports PhotoLoyola’s march to the Final Four has SC’s Jean Neuberger making a simple demand: mid-major teams are too often left behind. Time to give them more invites. Complete Story

04.04.18 Too Much Wacky to Not Be Normal By Jonathan Lowe
04.02.18 Best Final Four Ever? By Jonathan Lowe
03.26.18 Is Loyola the Last Cinderella? By Ross Lancaster

UCF and the Great Eight Debate

Sports PhotoSince declaring themselves as national champions, there have been shots fired from both UCF and Alabama. Oddly, just about every shot has been truthful. SC’s Jean Neuberger breaks it down. Complete Story

Foul Territory: Belts, Jackets, and Handcuffs

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of Foul Territory, Aldon Smith hits rock bottom, Patrick Reed celebrates his Masters win practically alone, and Ronda Rousey straps one on. Complete Story

03.15.18 Foul Territory: NCAA Tournament By Jeffrey Boswell
02.16.18 Foul Territory: Medaling Kids, Triple “Axl’s” By Jeffrey Boswell
02.08.18 Foul Territory: Super Bowl LII Aftermath By Jeffrey Boswell

PGA Tour Preview: Heading to Hogan’s Alley

Sports PhotoBen Hogan won five times at the Fort Worth Invitational at Colonial Country Club, dubbed Hogan’s Alley. Dallas-Fort Worth resident Jordan Spieth has a win and two runner-up finishes in the last three years, so he enters this week as an obvious favorite. Complete Story

Sorry, the Supreme Court Doesn’t Help Rose

Sports PhotoMonday’s Supreme Court ruling allowing states to legalize sports betting doesn’t mean Pete Rose suddenly becomes reinstated to baseball or eligible for the Hall of Fame, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

05.18.18 This Blast Was For Mom By Jeff Kallman
05.08.18 Albert Pujols at 3,000 By Brad Oremland
05.07.18 Injuries, Indifference, Self-Immolation Exile Harvey By Jeff Kallman

NBA Playoffs: Rock, Paper, Scissors

Sports PhotoThe Boston Celtics took down the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1, but let’s not overreact just yet. Or should we? SC’s Robert Campbell takes a look. Complete Story

05.07.18 Making the NBA Lottery Great Again By Anthony Brancato
05.06.18 The Raptors and Not Getting Fooled Again By Ross Lancaster
04.30.18 For These Stars, First Chance to Showcase Themselves By Jonathan Lowe

Top 10 Left-Handed Quarterbacks

Sports PhotoWho are the greatest left-handed quarterbacks in pro football history? SC’s football historian, Brad Oremland, ranks the best lefty quarterbacks, including Steve Young, Ken Stabler, and Michael Vick. Complete Story

05.15.18 New Stat: Game Manager Index By Brad Oremland
05.11.18 How High is the Bar For Jimmy GQ in 2018? By Steve Brenna
04.30.18 2018 NFL Draft Winners and Losers By Brad Oremland

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

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 12

Sports PhotoKevin Harvick passed Martin Truex, Jr. on the final lap to win at Kansas, scoring his fifth victory of the season. The Monster Energy Cup series heads to Charlotte for the All-Star Race and the Coca-Cola 600. Complete Story

05.09.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 11 By Jeffrey Boswell
05.02.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 10 By Jeffrey Boswell
04.25.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 9 By Jeffrey Boswell

Liveblogging the WBC Super Bantamweight Championship Fight

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane liveblogs the WBC Super Bantamweight title fight between brawler Azat Hovhannisyan and the lanky Rey Vargas. It was a heck of a fight, and you can read all about it in the Slant Pattern! Complete Story

05.03.18 The New Young Guns of Golf By Kevin Beane
04.20.18 The State of (Men’s) American Soccer By Kevin Beane
04.05.18 College Football Mailbag By Kevin Beane

Super Bowl 50 Aftermath

Sports PhotoSuper Bowl 50 is in the books, and SC’s Jeffrey Boswell takes a look back at Super Bowl Sunday’s contest. Is Peyton Manning done? What were the best commercials? And can Cam Newton recover from defeat better than he recovers a fumble? Complete Story

02.06.14 Sports Q&A: Super Bowl XLVIII Aftermath By Jeffrey Boswell
02.07.13 Sports Q&A: Super Bowl XLVII Edition By Jeffrey Boswell
05.11.12 Sports Q&A: The Truth Won’t Set You Free By Jeffrey Boswell

Djokovic Delivers Warning to Rivals

Sports PhotoNovak Djokovic has issued an ominous warning to his rivals and he prepares to make his return in early 2018. The Serb hasn’t played since Wimbledon, but the question is, what does he have left? Complete Story

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