The Storms of February

Sports PhotoFrom Kentucky’s dominance to Kansas State’s melee, the last week in February provided quite the storylines. SC’s Jean Neuberger looks at this past week’s events that defined the month in college hoops. Complete Story

02.23.15 No More Goliaths By Corrie Trouw
02.09.15 The Cinderella List By Jean Neuberger
01.28.15 How to Fix College Basketball 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

How Much of a Bargain is James Shields?

Sports PhotoThe San Diego Padres signed James Shields for four years and around $75 million. SC’s Jeff Kallman says it’s a good deal if the Padres realize Big Game James doesn’t live here anymore — if he ever did. Complete Story

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

Ranking NFL QBs in the Postseason

Sports PhotoWho are this generation’s most successful postseason quarterbacks? From Tom Brady and Peyton Manning to Joe Flacco and Russell Wilson, SC’s Brad Oremland breaks down the playoff ups and downs of contemporary NFL quarterbacks. Complete Story

02.24.15 Greatest NFL Quarterbacks: All-Underrated List By Brad Oremland
02.17.15 Over/Under: New NFL Coaches By Brad Oremland
02.10.15 SC’s 2005-14 NFL All-Decade Team By Brad Oremland

NHL’s Wild West Sees Unpredictable Finish

Sports PhotoThe NHL’s Western Conference has had the stronger group of teams for the past few season. That has created memorable and unpredictable stretch runs, and this year’s version promises to be just as chaotic. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 2

Sports PhotoJimmie Johnson took charge late and captured the Folds of Honor 500 at Atlanta. Kevin Harvick posted his second consecutive runner-up finish, while Joey Logano leads the Sprint Cup standings. Complete Story

02.25.15 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 1 By Jeffrey Boswell
02.12.15 NASCAR 2015 Predictions By Jeffrey Boswell
11.19.14 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 36 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

Marsel Ilhan Makes History Again

Sports PhotoMarsel Ilhan, the best player from Turkey, yet little-known player in the world rankings, made history in the ATP Dubai 500 tournament. SC’s Mert Ertunga puts into perspective Ilhan’s achievement. Complete Story

02.03.15 Leaving the Australian Open Behind By Mert Ertunga
01.07.15 Thoughts on Tennis Parenting By Mert Ertunga
12.03.14 In Defense of Arnaud Clément By Mert Ertunga

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