35 For 30: A Smart Move

Sports PhotoThe new, shorter shot clock for men’s college basketball takes effect next year, and SC’s Jean Neuberger states that for once, the NCAA made the right decision. Complete Story

04.20.15 One-Year Wonders Equals Long-Term Success By Jean Neuberger
04.13.15 A Smart Move? By Corrie Trouw
04.06.15 Flipping the Script: Wisconsin’s Historic Offense By Ross Lancaster

Rebirth of the Blazers

Sports PhotoUAB will once again field a football program, and SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at the reversal of fortune, along with the new challenges that lie ahead. Complete Story

05.11.15 Best Non-Conference Games of 2015 By Jean Neuberger
01.14.15 The 2014 Season: Five Things We Learned By Jean Neuberger
01.06.15 No Doubt: These Ducks Are Tough By Ross Lancaster

Foul Territory: A Bunch of Fools

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of Foul Territory, Jordan Spieth lives the dream, while Pete Rose’s nightmare continues. Diddy does some hardcore “rapping,” Phil Jackson opens his mouth, and the T-Wolves take the No. 1 pick in the 2015 NBA Draft. Complete Story

McIlroy, Woods, Nicklaus: Major Debate

Sports PhotoTiger Woods and Rory McIlroy share similar quests: Woods to match Jack Nicklaus with 18 majors, and McIlroy to catch them both. SC’s Jeffrey Boswell says that Jack shouldn’t worry about his record. Complete Story

04.18.13 Golf’s “Snitches Get Stitches” Policy By Jeffrey Boswell
12.13.12 Looking Ahead to Golf in 2013 By Angus Saul
10.08.12 Ryder Cup in Review By Angus Saul

Essentially, Sandberg Fired the Phillies

Sports PhotoRyne Sandberg stunned baseball by resigning last Friday … but SC’s Jeff Kallman thinks the Hall of Fame second baseman-turned-skipper really fired a team that quit on him top to bottom. Complete Story

06.25.15 Closing the (Note)Book on Rose at Last? By Jeff Kallman
06.24.15 All-Star Vote Broken? Here’s a Repair By Jeff Kallman
06.18.15 Cardinal Sinners? Royal Stuffers? By Jeff Kallman

Free Agency’s Elephant in the Room

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster looks at an interesting dynamic of the upcoming NBA free agency period and 2016’s big increase in the salary cap. He focuses on why this year’s free agents might be able to hold huge leverage in negotiations now and in the future. Complete Story

06.22.15 Tanks for Nothing By Corrie Trouw
06.15.15 A Boost of Greatness By Jonathan Lowe
06.08.15 Can the Cavs Pull Off the Unthinkable? By Ross Lancaster

Best QBs in History: 6-10

Sports PhotoThis is the penultimate installment in a series by SC’s Brad Oremland, naming the greatest quarterbacks in the history of professional football. In this article, we look at Nos. 6-10 on the list, including Brett Favre, Tom Brady, and Steve Young. Complete Story

06.23.15 Best QBs in History: 11-20 By Brad Oremland
06.16.15 Best QBs in History: 21-30 By Brad Oremland
06.09.15 Best QBs in History: 31-39 By Brad Oremland

Will NHL’s Copycat Teams Mimic Tampa’s Speed Game?

Sports PhotoTwo of the NHL’s most skilled teams are battling for Lord Stanley’s Cup in 2015. Will this lead to a resurgence of speed over grit among the NHL’s copycat mentality? Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 16

Sports PhotoKyle Busch charged late to win the Toyota Save Mart 350 at Sonoma, while older brother Kurt took second place. Ten drivers now have wins as the series heads to Daytona. Check out SC’s power rankings! Complete Story

06.17.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 15 By Jeffrey Boswell
06.10.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 14 By Jeffrey Boswell
06.03.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 13 By Jeffrey Boswell

The Father of U.S. Soccer

Sports PhotoJurgen Klinsmann doesn’t think the U.S. can win the World Cup this year. While that may annoy a few fans of typical coach blowhardery in the U.S., Klinsmann’s comments come in light of an enormous task he’s undertaking that won’t happen overnight: making the U.S. a soccer power. Complete Story

05.22.14 World Cup Preview, Groups G and H By Kevin Beane
05.09.14 World Cup Preview, Groups E and F By Kevin Beane
04.24.14 World Cup Preview, Groups C and D By Kevin Beane

Sports Q&A: Super Bowl XLVIII Aftermath

Sports PhotoDid the opening coin toss decide the Super Bowl winner? Should Joe Namath handle all future Super Bowl coin tosses? Will Peyton Manning return next year? What does John Fox say? SC’s Jeffrey Boswell has the answers in Super Bowl Q&A. Complete Story

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
03.09.12 Sports Q&A: NFL is Too Bounty-licious By Jeffrey Boswell

Novak Djokovic and Being Third

Sports PhotoSC’s Mert Ertunga takes a closer look at the dynamics of Novak Djokovic’s rivalry with his two main rivals, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, and points to the steep hill that he has to climb to reach their statuses. Complete Story

03.19.15 Notes From Indian Wells and the Pro Tour By Mert Ertunga
02.26.15 Marsel Ilhan Makes History Again By Mert Ertunga
02.03.15 Leaving the Australian Open Behind By Mert Ertunga