One For the Ages

Sports PhotoIt was a phenomenal tournament, capped off with a final that none will soon forget. Hours after the incredible finale, SC’s Jean Neuberger takes a look at one of the best NCAA tournaments to date. Complete Story

03.28.16 Syracuse and the Paradox of Paradoxes By Ross Lancaster
03.21.16 Someone Need Saving? By Jonathan Lowe
03.17.16 Brackets & Breakdowns By Jeffrey Boswell

No Expansion = Future Contraction

Sports PhotoThe Big 12 conference had a chance for more stability and passed. SC’s Jean Neuberger says that, with that move, the conference’s days are numbered. Complete Story

10.17.16 The Playoff Race at the Midway Point By Ross Lancaster
10.10.16 Re-Assessing at the Break By Jonathan Lowe
09.26.16 The Fall of the Mad Hatter By Jean Neuberger

Foul Territory: Balls and Ballers

Sports PhotoThe Cavaliers survive Draymond Green’s nut shots to win the NBA title, while the U.S. soccer team obviously has some “groin” to do. The 76ers select Ben Simmons, and is Major League Baseball coming to Vegas? Complete Story

05.26.16 Foul Territory: Draymond Green Edition By Jeffrey Boswell
07.10.15 Foul Territory: Fingers in the Air By Jeffrey Boswell
06.29.15 Foul Territory: A Bunch of Fools By Jeffrey Boswell

The Masters: 2016 Preview

Sports PhotoThe first golf major of the year is just around the corner, with The Masters looming large on the horizon. With Jordan Spieth hoping to defend his win last year, let’s take a look at the main contenders and some dangerous outsiders to look out for. Complete Story

12.30.15 Why the LPGA Deserves Better By Marc James
09.22.15 A Three-Way Battle For Golf Supremacy By Marc James
08.15.14 McIlroy, Woods, Nicklaus: Major Debate By Jeffrey Boswell

WS Game 1: All Indians, All the Time

Sports PhotoCorey Kluber became the first to strike out 8 in the first three innings of a Series game. Andrew Miller toyed with the Cubs even with the bases loaded on him. Roberto Perez (who?) went long twice. And the Indians took a 1-0 World Series-opening advantage, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

10.24.16 Cub Pennant, Code Blue World Series By Jeff Kallman
10.20.16 Indians Reach World Series on Merritt By Jeff Kallman
10.19.16 Bloody Hell — For Jays, Not Indians By Jeff Kallman

Why NBA Owners and Adam Silver Secretly Love Super Teams

Sports PhotoNBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he needs to “fix” the NBA in light of all the super teams that have been built over the last 10 years. In reality, though, super teams are good for business. Learn why. Complete Story

07.19.16 Why the Warriors Might Not Win in 2017 By Ross Lancaster
07.12.16 No More Scheme Teams By Brad Oremland
07.11.16 Why Durant Signed With the Warriors By Louie Centanni

2016 NFL Week 7 Power Rankings

Sports PhotoSC’s Brad Oremland explains what linked Drew Brees and Tavon Austin this week and examines the craziness that led to Sunday night’s tie. Plus: Brock Osweiler, the Falcons’ 4th-and-1, the Niners’ run defense, and a Terry Bradshaw impression. Complete Story

10.20.16 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 7 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.18.16 2016 NFL Week 6 Power Rankings By Brad Oremland
10.13.16 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 6 By Jeffrey Boswell

Jaromir Jagr’s Longevity, Greatness Are Defying Time

Sports PhotoSC’s Louie Centanni takes a moment to reflect upon the greatness and longevity of Jaromir Jagr, who just took over third place on the NHL’s all-time scoring list. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 32

Sports PhotoJoey Logano won a pressure-packed Hellman’s 500 at Talladega to lock up his spot in the Chase round of eight. Up next on the slate is Martinsville, where Jimmie Johnson and Denny Hamlin are favorites. Complete Story

10.19.16 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 31 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.12.16 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 30 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.05.16 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 29 By Jeffrey Boswell

Dick Enberg’s Great Broadcasting Career

Sports PhotoVin Scully wasn’t the only announcer hanging it up last week — Dick Enberg, whose career also spanned decades, retired, as well. Enberg was everywhere on the airwaves nationally for over 20 years, capping a great and memorable career. Complete Story

Super Bowl 50 Aftermath

Sports PhotoSuper Bowl 50 is in the books, and SC’s Jeffrey Boswell takes a look back at Super Bowl Sunday’s contest. Is Peyton Manning done? What were the best commercials? And can Cam Newton recover from defeat better than he recovers a fumble? Complete Story

02.06.14 Sports Q&A: Super Bowl XLVIII Aftermath By Jeffrey Boswell
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

Previewing Tennis at the Rio Olympics

Sports PhotoMore tennis players have withdrawn from next week’s Rio Olympics, while Spain’s flag-bearer, Rafael Nadal, may not play singles at Rio 2016. A gold medallist in singles at Beijing 2008, world No. 4 Rafael Nadal has been battling a wrist injury. Complete Story