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How the Blues Won the Stanley Cup

Sports PhotoThe St. Louis Blues just pulled off the impossible, winning their first Cup, says SC’s Scott Huntington. How did they do it? Complete Story

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Whither Encarnacion?

Sports PhotoOn surface, the Yankees hardly need the AL’s home run leader. Below surface, beware, advises SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

Wimbledon 2019 Preview

Sports PhotoWimbledon of the most prestigious tournaments in tennis and this year’s edition should be super exciting. We should see all the world’s best players in action since there are no notable player injuries. Complete Story

Astros Cruising on One Leg

Sports PhotoDespite injuries to several key stars, the Houston Astros just keep winning. SC’s Steve Brenna takes a look at how the American League’s best team keeps rolling regardless of who’s on the field. Complete Story

Is Spieth Breaking Up With Longtime Caddie?

Sports PhotoOne of the most recognizable pairings of player and caddie on the PGA Tour looks to be in trouble with their relationship on the rocks. Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth has enjoyed an exceptionally fruitful relationship with his caddie Micahel Greller, but cracks are beginning to show. Complete Story

A Hard Knock Life For Raiders Fans

Sports PhotoOn Tuesday, HBO announced that the Oakland Raiders will be the focus of their hit series “Hard Knocks.” SC’s Bob Campbell sets the stage for the series, while simultaneously taking jabs at the California-based team. I mean, can you blame him? Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 15

Sports PhotoJoey Logano dominated at Michigan, winning the FireKeepers Casino 400 to give Penske Racing its 5th win of the year. Logano leads the Monster Energy Cup points standings, as the series heads to Sonoma’s road course in two weeks. Complete Story

Justice Not Swift For Tyreek Hill

Sports PhotoTyreek Hill could be the fastest wide receiver in the NFL — but justice is coming slowly for him indeed. One way or another, Hill is entitled to get on with his life. Complete Story

NBA Finals: Get Right to the Title Point

Sports PhotoTime is of the essence when it comes to the window for winning an NBA title. But, as SC’s Jonathan Lowe points out, some coaches would rather swipe the trophy at first glimpse than keep that window open. Complete Story

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt’s time again for another Slant Pattern mailbag, where we poach the questions posed to others. Should young QBs have mentors? Should the three-point line vary from arena to arena? Those questions and more are answered by SC’s Kevin Beane. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 14

Sports PhotoKyle Busch won the Pocono 400, grabbing his fourth win of the season. Brad Keselowski took third, while Erik Jones finished second. Busch leads the Monster Energy Cup points standings as the series heads to Michigan. Check out the rankings! Complete Story

To Drink or Not to Drink? Football’s New Question

Sports PhotoThe SEC has decided to sell alcohol in their stadiums. Is it a good idea? SC’s Jean Neuberger weights the pros and cons of selling beer in college stadiums. Complete Story

NFL Owners Want 18 Games, Dreadfully

Sports PhotoA league that suspends its players for substance abuse at the drop of a hat might be on the verge of doing a 180 when it comes to one such substance — for a price, SC’s Anthony Brancato reports. Complete Story

Bill Buckner, RIP: The Injustice of it All

Sports PhotoThe ill-fated ‘86 Red Sox first baseman died on Memorial Day of Lewy body dementia. SC’s Jeff Kallman pays tribute to the man who did not cost the Sox that World Series. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 13

Sports PhotoMartin Truex, Jr. won the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, earning his third win of the season. Joey Logano took second, while Kyle Busch finished third, and leads the Monster Energy Cup points standings. Check out SC’s power rankings! Complete Story

NFL Owners Punt on Overtime

Sports PhotoThe NFL owners had two chances to fix overtime this offseason — and both times they didn’t even vote on it. But then again, kicking cans down roads is nothing new to this hidebound crew. Look at pass interference — which, as SC’s Anthony Brancato points out, they finally did get around to doing something about. Complete Story

Bucks Blow the “Golden” Opportunity

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster takes a look at Milwaukee’s collapse from up two games to none against Toronto in the Eastern Conference Finals and compares the Bucks to a contender from earlier this decade. Complete Story

2019 French Open Preview

Sports PhotoThe women’s singles championship at the 2019 French Open is set to be another enthralling and open affair. Simona Halep, last year’s champion, has been tipped by former winner Justine Henin to reclaim her trophy and few would bet against that happening given her potential on clay. Complete Story

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