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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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Toast of the Tomb?

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman wonders whether a sweep by the Mets this week may have written embattled Nats manager Dave Martinez’s execution orders. Complete Story

NFL Logos of Yesteryear (Part 2)

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane returns to finish his NFL logo series, and even gives us a couple of bonus CFL entrants, in the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

Foul Territory: Horse Power and Fighting Words

Sports PhotoIn this week’s Foul Territory, Deontay Wilder knocks the life out of Dominic Breazeale, Bodexpress says “bye bye by myself,” and the Warriors sweep the Blazers. Complete Story

The NFL is Missing Out on a Major Opportunity

Sports PhotoThe NBA’s New Orleans Pelicans won the top pick in the State Farm NBA draft lottery last week. What if a future team wins the (fill in the corporate blank) NFL draft lottery? SC’s Anthony Brancato takes a look. Complete Story

The NHL Has a Replay Problem

Sports PhotoIt’s the playoffs. The better team should win, and win fairly. That doesn’t always happen, and when the calls are clearly being blown but not reviewable, there’s a major problem. Complete Story

“Negadelphians” Want Phils’ Kapler Gone

Sports PhotoPhiladelphia sports fans have long had a reputation for believing that the glass is half empty — and in the case of the present Phillies, maybe not only are they right, but that someone needs to pay for it. SC’s Anthony Brancato breaks down the case of giving the “half empty” fans what they want. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 12

Sports PhotoBrad Keselowski won the Digital Ally 400 at Kansas, posting his third win of the season. Joey Logano leads the Monster Energy Cup points standings, holding a 9-point lead over Kyle Busch. Check out SC’s rankings! Complete Story

Are These Early-Season AL Frontrunners For Real?

Sports PhotoThe class of the AL looked set prior to the season, but a couple of potential October party-crashers have now entered the mix. SC’s Steve Brenna takes a look at whether the division-leading Twins and Rays are legitimate pennant contenders Complete Story

Hit the Lotto

Sports PhotoWith the NBA draft lottery coming up, there are a ton of questions to be answered. SC’s Ryan Dorfman has been asked several things recently, involving the playoffs and the draft, and answers them here. Complete Story

Shut Your Tweeter, Mr. President

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman disqualifies Donald Trump’s objection to Maximum Security’s Kentucky Derby disqualification. Complete Story

NFL’s Logos of Yesteryear (Part 1)

Sports PhotoIn this edition of the Slant Pattern, SC’s Kevin Beane breaks down the good (old Detroit Lions), the bad (most of them), and the okay (old Miami Dolphins) of logos used in the past, with a couple of present logos sprinkled in to keep you on your toes. Complete Story

Red Sox and White Houses

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says don’t read too much into the Red Sox’s fourth White House visit to their third president in this century … though some will, of course. Complete Story

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 11

Sports PhotoMartin Truex, Jr. won the Gander RV 400 at Dover, posting his second win of the year. Kyle Busch finished 10th and continues to lead the Monster Energy Cup points standings. Check out SC’s rankings! Complete Story

Knicks Owner Dolan Facing the Axe

Sports PhotoWho said that an owner can’t get fired? It would appear that it is about to happen, reports SC’s Anthony Brancato. Complete Story

Note to NCAA: Grow a Backbone

Sports PhotoThe NCAA isn’t a legal body, but they can make it tougher for coaches who attempt to offer six-figure deals to lure recruits. SC’s Jean Neuberger explains why the NCAA should grow a backbone and get tougher on corrupt coaches caught in the act. Complete Story

Don’t Be Trip-ed Up

Sports PhotoThere have been 10 triple-double games in this year’s NBA playoffs. But are these efforts truly helpful in the long run? SC’s Jonathan Lowe dives into the numbers behind this ever-growing trend. Complete Story

A Survivor’s Milestone

Sports PhotoCC Sabathia’s days as a howitzer are long gone. SC’s Jeff Kallman says nailing his 3,000th strikeout testified to his spirit. Complete Story

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