Outgrowing the Glass Slipper

Sports PhotoGone are the days when Gonzaga and Wichita State were simply underdog programs. SC’s Jean Neuberger states that it’s time the Bulldogs and Shockers were given due relevance in college hoops. Complete Story

03.23.15 When the Good Are Bad and Ugly By Corrie Trouw
03.19.15 March Madness: “Big Blue” Balls By Jeffrey Boswell
03.16.15 Who Can Take Down Kentucky? By Ross Lancaster

The 2014 Season: Five Things We Learned

Sports PhotoAs the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrate their national title, SC’s Jean Neuberger looks back on things learned during this first year of the College Football Playoff. Complete Story

01.06.15 No Doubt: These Ducks Are Tough By Ross Lancaster
12.29.14 Bowl Season: A Lasting First Impression By Jonathan Lowe
12.15.14 2014 College Football Game Awards 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

On Rose’s Applying For Reinstatement

Sports PhotoHere we go again, says SC’s Jeff Kallman, now that Pete Rose has asked Commissioner Rob Manfred to consider his reinstatement to Major League Baseball. Complete Story

03.16.15 Alex Johnson, RIP: The Fires Within By Jeff Kallman
03.12.15 The Frights of Spring By Jeff Kallman
02.16.15 How Much of a Bargain is James Shields? By Jeff Kallman

NBA Week in Review

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeffrey Boswell takes a look back at the week in the NBA, which saw LeBron James drop the balls and get kicked in them, as well. Also, Russell Westbrook puts on a mask and goes off, and retired Hawk great Dominique Wilkins gets busted. Complete Story

03.04.15 76ers: Paralysis By Analysis By Jonathan Lowe
02.19.15 NBA Week In Review By Jeffrey Boswell
02.18.15 Are the Hawks the Last of Their Kind? By Ross Lancaster

Chris Borland and the Future of Head Injuries

Sports PhotoLast week, promising San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland retired after only one season in the NFL, citing concerns about the long-term effects of injuries. SC’s Brad Oremland considers Borland’s case and the future of head injuries in the NFL. Complete Story

03.17.15 Chip Kelly’s March Madness By Brad Oremland
03.10.15 Trading Brandon Marshall By Brad Oremland
03.03.15 Ranking NFL QBs in the Postseason By Brad Oremland

Capitals Primed to Be NHL’s Redemption Tale

Sports PhotoWhen the Washington Capitals burst on to the season, they were all flash, no substance. After going through an identity crisis the last few seasons, the Caps are poised for redemption as they head into the stretch run. What makes this team different? SC’s Mike Chen takes a look. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 5

Sports PhotoBrad Keselowski, with fresh tires, raced past Kurt Busch on the last lap to win the Auto Club 400. Kevin Harvick took second, and has now finished first or second in the last eight races. Check out SC’s rankings! Complete Story

03.18.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 4 By Jeffrey Boswell
03.11.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 3 By Jeffrey Boswell
03.05.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 2 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

Notes From Indian Wells and the Pro Tour

Sports PhotoThe first quarter of the 2015 tennis season is slowly coming to an end. Fresh from spending a few days in Indian Wells, SC’s Mert Ertunga gives updates the news around both professional tours. Complete Story

02.26.15 Marsel Ilhan Makes History Again By Mert Ertunga
02.03.15 Leaving the Australian Open Behind By Mert Ertunga
01.07.15 Thoughts on Tennis Parenting By Mert Ertunga

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