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

Tougher Schedules, Tougher For Everyone

Sports PhotoIs the Big Ten's move to toughen schedules is just a start of a chain reaction for others? SC's Jean Neuberger looks at the schedule challenges ahead for all FBS programs. Complete Story

07.23.15 Big 12 Needs to Be 12, and Soon By Jean Neuberger
06.04.15 Rebirth of the Blazers By Jean Neuberger
05.11.15 Best Non-Conference Games of 2015 By Jean Neuberger

Foul Territory: Fingers in the Air

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of Foul Territory, the U.S. Women’s soccer team conquers the world, while three fingers are casualties in a rough July 4th weekend for NFL players. Donovan McNabb gets busted again, and Donald Trump misses the cut. Complete Story

06.29.15 Foul Territory: A Bunch of Fools By Jeffrey Boswell
06.13.15 Foul Territory: Pasture-Rized Horses and Patriot Dis-Missiles By Jeffrey Boswell
08.29.14 Foul Territory: Well-Oiled Machines 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

A Testy September Looms For Nats

Sports PhotoWith the (surprising) Mets holding tight to the NL East lead, SC's Jeff Kallman watches the Nationals and wonders if they'll regroup or regress the rest of the stretch. Complete Story

08.17.15 The Race for NL Rookie of the Year By Louie Centanni
08.14.15 Are Blue Jays the MLB’s Best Team? By Greg Suttich
08.10.15 Don't Buck the Trend By Jonathan Lowe

Same Fight, Different Round

Sports PhotoAllen Iverson accepted the NBA Players Association’s inaugural “Game Changer” award last week with an emotional speech. SC’s Corrie Trouw says that Iverson once again reminded the sports world the power of perseverance and self-belief. Complete Story

07.20.15 The Forgotten Winners of the Offseason By Ross Lancaster
07.06.15 The Freedom of Speculation By Jonathan Lowe
06.29.15 Free Agency’s Elephant in the Room By Ross Lancaster

HOF Chooses Wrong Senior Candidates

Sports PhotoThe Pro Football Hall of Fame recently announced this year's candidates, Ken Stabler and Dick Stanfel, both of whom died this summer. Sentiment clearly played a role in these choices, and SC's Brad Oremland explains why it shouldn't. Complete Story

08.18.15 Roger Goodell Sucks By Brad Oremland
08.11.15 49ers’ Rough Offseason Continues By Brad Oremland
08.06.15 Handling of Deflategate is Embarrassment By Ross Lancaster

Are the Sharks Poised to Rebound?

Sports PhotoThe 2014-15 San Jose Sharks grabbed headlines for all the wrong reasons. But with GM Doug Wilson declaring the rebuild to be over, there's reason for optimism for Bay Area fans, says SC's Mike Chen. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 24

Sports PhotoJoey Logano held off Kevin Harvick over the closing laps to win the Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol. The Sprint Cup series takes a week off before returning at Darlington on September 6th. It's Week 24's rankings! Complete Story

08.19.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 23 By Jeffrey Boswell
08.12.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 22 By Jeffrey Boswell
08.05.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 21 By Jeffrey Boswell

Dispatch From the FIBA Beijing Masters

Sports PhotoSC's Kevin Beane takes a (virtual) trip to the Far East where the distinctly American pastime of three-on-three street basketball is being recreated by FIBA. Does it work? Find out in this week's Slant Pattern! Complete Story

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

The Healthy State of Great British Tennis

Sports PhotoWith Great Britain due to play Australia in the semifinals of the Davis Cup next month, SC's Luke Broadbent looks at the good state of British tennis at the moment. Complete Story

04.02.15 Novak Djokovic and Being Third By Mert Ertunga
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