Why it’s Time to Give More Loyolas a Shot

Sports PhotoLoyola’s march to the Final Four has SC’s Jean Neuberger making a simple demand: mid-major teams are too often left behind. Time to give them more invites. Complete Story

04.04.18 Too Much Wacky to Not Be Normal By Jonathan Lowe
04.02.18 Best Final Four Ever? By Jonathan Lowe
03.26.18 Is Loyola the Last Cinderella? By Ross Lancaster

Halfway Home in College Football

Sports PhotoMost college teams have hit the midway peak. What stories will SC’s Jonathan Lowe keep an eye on during the downhill sprint to the finish line? Let’s take a look. Complete Story

10.01.18 The Waiting Game By Jean Neuberger
09.17.18 America, Meet Kyler Murray By Steve Brenna
09.10.18 It’s Time For FBS to Stop Playing FCS By Ross Lancaster

Foul Territory: Earthshaking Events

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of Foul Territory, Brooks Koepka gets over at the U.S. Open, Mexico rattles Germany in the World Cup, and Tom Brady discusses retirement. Complete Story

05.25.18 Foul Territory: Freaks, Flags, Flying By Jeffrey Boswell
04.13.18 Foul Territory: Belts, Jackets, and Handcuffs By Jeffrey Boswell
03.15.18 Foul Territory: NCAA Tournament By Jeffrey Boswell

Exciting Finish Makes British Open One to Remember

Sports PhotoBetween a six-way tie going into the final day, Tiger being competitive for once, and some unruly crowd members, The British Open was as exciting as golf gets. Complete Story

ALCS Game 5: Goodbye, Astros … For Now, Anyway

Sports PhotoAn Astros team that was arguably better than their 2017 World Series winner didn’t have enough of what it took to survive against the pennant-winning Red Sox. Complete Story

10.15.18 Good Luck With That By Jeff Kallman
10.12.18 Will Milwaukee Be the Latest to Reverse the Curse? By Steve Brenna
10.11.18 One Rookie Skipper Out-Generals the Other By Jeff Kallman

The NBA’s No-Sleep Summer

Sports PhotoJust when we thought the NBA was in hibernation, the NBA Summer League has taken center stage. Join SC’s Bob Campbell as he breaks down the fascination with the NBA’s season before the season. Complete Story

07.09.18 Defending the Warriors’ Dynasty By Ross Lancaster
07.02.18 NBA Free Agency: Definitely Not Book Learning By Jonathan Lowe
06.18.18 NBA Draft Preview: Two Guys Walk Into a Bar By Robert Campbell

NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 7

Sports PhotoThe Patriots bring a three-game win streak and hot clam chowder to Chicago, while Jameis Winston and the Bucs look to find magic against the Browns. Meanwhile, the Ravens go ‘Poe’s Before Ho’s” against the Saints, and the Chiefs host the Bengals. Complete Story

10.16.18 NFL Power Rankings Week 6 By Anthony Brancato
10.11.18 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 6 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.09.18 NFL Power Rankings Week 5 By Robert Campbell

What Happened to the Ottawa Senators?

Sports PhotoThe trade of Erik Karlsson was huge for Ottawa, but just one more blunder that the team’s ownership has made in a disastrous year, says SC’s Scott Huntington. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 31

Sports PhotoAric Almirola won at Talladega on a dominant day for Stewart-Haas Racing. Almirola clinched his spot in Round 3 of the playoffs, while 10 drivers will battle for six playoff spots at Kansas. It’s Week 31! Complete Story

10.10.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 30 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.03.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 29 By Jeffrey Boswell
09.26.18 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 28 By Jeffrey Boswell

Slant Pattern’s October Mailbag

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern mailbag, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at Rafael Nadal’s tics, Trae Young’s bust potential, and the evolving use of MLB pitchers in 2018. Complete Story

10.04.18 College Football Week 6 Predictions By Kevin Beane
09.21.18 NFL Week 2 Post-Partum By Kevin Beane
09.06.18 College Football Week 2 Predictions By Kevin Beane

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

Djokovic Delivers Warning to Rivals

Sports PhotoNovak Djokovic has issued an ominous warning to his rivals and he prepares to make his return in early 2018. The Serb hasn’t played since Wimbledon, but the question is, what does he have left? Complete Story

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