A Nice Problem to Have

Sports PhotoAs the college basketball season opened Friday, the nation got its first look at Kentucky’s historically talented roster. SC’s Corrie Trouw explores UK’s “problem” of too much talent and how Calipari is solving it. Complete Story

08.07.14 Coarses of Higher Learning By Jonathan Lowe
06.19.14 The Most Interesting Year One Coaches By Jean Neuberger
05.07.14 The New ACC/Big Ten Challenge By Corrie Trouw

The Playoff’s Budding Big 12 Dilemma

Sports PhotoAfter this weekend’s games, Baylor and TCU put a stranglehold on the Big 12 title race. With Baylor beating TCU earlier this year, one would think that the Bears should get any potential playoff spot if both teams finish with one loss. SC’s Ross Lancaster explains why that’s not the case. Complete Story

11.03.14 College Playoff Picture Still a Mess By Jean Neuberger
10.27.14 The Month-Long Journey By Jonathan Lowe
10.20.14 When Due Process Won’t Do By Corrie Trouw

Foul Territory: Well-Oiled Machines

Sports PhotoIn this edition of Foul Territory, Matt Prater now has a 12-game season because of a 12-ounce can, Tiger Woods ditches his swing coach, and Richie Incognito could be back in the NFL for a team owned by a Glazer, which rhymes with hazer. Complete Story

08.08.14 Foul Territory: Quarterback “Busts” By Jeffrey Boswell
08.01.14 Foul Territory: Stephen A. Stiffed; Lawyer Up By Jeffrey Boswell
07.25.14 Foul Territory: Halls of Fame, Courts of Law By Jeffrey Boswell

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

The World Series Win’s a Bum’s Rush

Sports PhotoMadison Bumgarner was the World Series for the champion San Francisco Giants, says SC’s Jeff Kallman after the Giants win their third championship in five years. Complete Story

10.21.14 The Shot Heard ‘Round the Bay By Jeff Kallman
10.17.14 Giants Thrown Onto Threshold of World Series By Jeff Kallman
10.16.14 Crowned Royals Ride Roach Coach to Series By Jeff Kallman

Basketball Needs to Quit Acting Like Soccer

Sports PhotoIf you’re anything like SC’s Ross Lancaster, you won’t be watching much of the upcoming World Cup of Basketball. He says the amount of international hoops competition needs to be reduced, and that FIBA should quit trying to be like soccer. Complete Story

07.21.14 Grading the NBA Decision-Makers By Corrie Trouw
07.15.14 LeBron Makes Another Wrong Decision By Brad Oremland
07.09.14 What’s the Scenario? By Jonathan Lowe

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 12

Sports PhotoThe Seahawks host the Cardinals at boisterous CenturyLink Field, while the Lions try to cool off the Patriots in Foxboro. The Giants host the Cowboys, and the Saints try to snap a two-game losing streak. Check out Week 12’s predictions! Complete Story

11.18.14 NFL Week 11 Power Rankings By Brad Oremland
11.13.14 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 11 By Jeffrey Boswell
11.11.14 NFL Week 10 Power Rankings By Brad Oremland

Bad Teams Have Two Months to Shape Up

Sports PhotoIt’s one month into the NHL season and some fanbases are ready to throw in the towel. But is it too early to give up hope? For floundering teams, there’s still time to turn things around and look to finishing strong, says SC’s Mike Chen. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 36

Sports PhotoKevin Harvick captured his first Sprint Cup championship, winning at Homestead to clinch the Sprint Cup title. Ryan Newman finished second, while Denny Hamlin took seventh and Joey Logano faded late. Complete Story

11.12.14 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 35 By Jeffrey Boswell
11.05.14 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 34 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.29.14 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 33 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

Changing of the Guard in Men’s Tennis?

Sports PhotoSC’s Mert Ertunga talks about why the arrival of new faces into the top 10 is, this time around, a true changing of the guard. He differentiates between anomalies, flash-in-the-pan performers, and the steady risers who will represent the face of the ATP. Complete Story

08.18.14 U.S. Open: Top ATP Players Out of Form By Mert Ertunga
07.29.14 Roland Garros vs. Wimbledon Fans (Pt. 2) By Mert Ertunga
07.14.14 Roland Garros vs. Wimbledon Fans By Mert Ertunga

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