One-Year Wonders Equals Long-Term Success

Sports PhotoDuke’s recent national championship was centered around freshman players who stayed for just a year. SC’s Jean Neuberger writes that the sport’s trend of one-year players isn’t going away anytime soon. Complete Story

04.13.15 A Smart Move? By Corrie Trouw
04.06.15 Flipping the Script: Wisconsin’s Historic Offense By Ross Lancaster
03.30.15 Final Four: The Finality of Incentive By Jonathan Lowe

Best Non-Conference Games of 2015

Sports PhotoThe non-conference slate in 2015 provides some interesting matchups early on in the season. SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at five of the most fascinating upcoming college football showdowns in 2015. Complete Story

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
12.29.14 Bowl Season: A Lasting First Impression By Jonathan Lowe

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 Sounds of Silence in Camden Yards

Sports PhotoThanks to the Baltimore riots, we got to see what happened when somebody played a baseball game and nobody came. Complete Story

04.23.15 A Wild Weekend in Kansas City By Jeff Kallman
04.09.15 Joe West Has Game, Unfortunately By Jeff Kallman
03.20.15 On Rose’s Applying For Reinstatement By Jeff Kallman

Why a Warriors’ Title Might Be Inevitable

Sports PhotoAfter a wild second round of games, the NBA playoffs are down to the Conference Finals. But with the two East teams having issues, and the Warriors matching up ideally with the Rockets, SC’s Ross Lancaster thinks it would be a major shock if the title didn’t go to the Bay Area. Complete Story

05.05.15 Donovan to OKC: Secondary Needs By Corrie Trouw
04.30.15 When Success Isn’t Enough By Jonathan Lowe
04.27.15 Peeking Forward to Round Two By Ross Lancaster

Best QBs in History: Pre-Modern Era

Sports PhotoThis is the first 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 QBs from the NFL’s early years, including Sammy Baugh, Dutch Clark, and Sid Luckman. Complete Story

05.12.15 The Best Young Quarterbacks of 2015 By Brad Oremland
05.04.15 2015 NFL Draft Winners and Losers By Brad Oremland
04.28.15 A Decade Later: Grading the 2005 Draft By Brad Oremland

Does Choking Truly Exist in the NHL Anymore?

Sports PhotoAre the Washington Capitals chokers? What about the San Jose Sharks? Or did they wind up losing close series to good teams? SC’s Mike Chen takes a look at what choking truly means in the NHL. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 11

Sports PhotoJimmie Johnson won the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas, outlasting the field after a long rain delay. Kevin Harvick turned in his sixth runner-up finish of the year, while Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished third. Complete Story

05.06.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 10 By Jeffrey Boswell
04.29.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 9 By Jeffrey Boswell
04.22.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 8 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