A Commonwealth of Disappointment

Sports PhotoPreseason Final Four favorite Kentucky is having a rocky season early in conference play. Across the state, Louisville might be the worst ACC team of all-time. SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at these two Bluegrass State titans, how they’ve disappointed, and what they might need to get better. Complete Story

11.14.22 How NIL Makes This Season One to Remember By Ross Lancaster
08.05.22 The Goalpost Wagging the Rim By Jonathan Lowe
04.11.22 Final Thoughts From the March That Was By Jean Neuberger

No Rest For the Curious

Sports PhotoEven though all of the seconds have ticked off of college football’s clock, the conversations continue. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at some of the end-of-season stories that will keep us asking questions through the spring and summer. Complete Story

12.21.22 Five Bets to Make While Enjoying Bowl Season By Ross Lancaster
11.23.22 Those Rarities Against Analytics By Jonathan Lowe
10.28.22 A Return to Relevancy For Hire By Jonathan Lowe

Foul Territory: A Dash, Some Cash, and a Rash (of Injuries)

Sports PhotoIn this edition of Foul Territory, an Italian whacks the men’s 100-meter dash field, while the Lakers go “West” for the quest. The Colts go limp, and it’s Steph Curry from deep (into the Warriors’ pockets). Complete Story

Is History Repeating With the PGA/LIV Split?

Sports PhotoThe recent split of the PGA Tour has the potential to shake up professional golf for years to come. As the developments and defections have unfolded, SC’s Ross Lancaster couldn’t help but think of another proud American sports league that became a stalemate between two sides. Complete Story

04.28.22 Scheffler Eyeing Historic Grand Slam After Masters Win By Marc James
12.23.21 Golf’s Top Players Get Their Wish By Marc James
03.15.21 2021 Masters Preview By Marc James

Concussions Killed Mauer’s Career, But Not His HOF Case

Sports PhotoSC’s Jeff Kallman says enough Twins fans have been more brain damaged about Joe Mauer than Mauer was by concussions. Complete Story

Can the Eastern Conference Do it Again?

Sports PhotoIn 1984, there was “Revenge of the Nerds.” Last year, there was “Revenge of the East” in the NBA. And while the movie had three sequels, the NBA version is working on its first. SC’s Anthony Brancato marvels at a sports world turned upside down. Complete Story

01.04.23 Mitchell is Most Underrated Player in the NBA By Dean Anagnostopoulos
12.06.22 LeBron Needs to Stay in His Lane By Anthony Brancato
11.21.22 Kyrie’s Return Looms, But What About Retirement? By Dean Anagnostopoulos

Super Bowl LVII Proposition Bets

Sports PhotoThe Chiefs and Eagles will soon battle in Super Bowl LVII, and if gambling isn’t legal in your state, it should be, and your state sucks. SC’s Jeffrey Boswell presents the planet’s most comprehensive prop bet list. Complete Story

01.31.23 “Diet Super Bowls” Would Leave Sour Taste By Anthony Brancato
01.26.23 NFL Weekly Predictions: Conf. Championships By Jeffrey Boswell
01.19.23 NFL Weekly Predictions: Divisional By Jeffrey Boswell

NHL Needs to Follow NBA’s Lead, As Always

Sports PhotoSince the NBA and the NHL have always closely followed one another when it comes to their respective playoff formats, SC’s Anthony Brancato asks why stop now? It’s time for the NHL to implement a “play-in.” Complete Story

03.07.22 Russia/Ukraine War and the NHL By Martin Banks
06.29.21 NHL Needs to Get “Krakin’” on Realignment By Anthony Brancato
11.11.20 What’s the Future Hold For Ovechkin? By Marc James

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Phoenix

Sports PhotoJoey Logano dominated at Phoenix and outlasted Ross Chastain down the stretch to win the Cup series championship. It was Logano’s second Cup championship. Chastain finished 3rd, while Christopher Bell took 10th. Check out the final rankings! Complete Story

11.02.22 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Martinsville By Jeffrey Boswell
10.26.22 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Homestead By Jeffrey Boswell
10.19.22 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Las Vegas By Jeffrey Boswell

Young Guns Poised to Save U.S. Tennis, 2023 Version

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane takes a look at the men’s tennis landscape, as he does every so often in this space, and finds he no longer has to say the future is bright — the present is. Complete Story

01.11.23 On Damar Hamlin By Kevin Beane
12.28.22 Slant Pattern Livestreams the Spengler Cup By Kevin Beane
12.14.22 Football Picks For December 16-18 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

French Open 2022 Preview & Draws

Sports PhotoThe second Grand Slam of the tennis calendar is here, as the world’s best tennis players head to Paris for the French Open. In both the men’s and women’s draws, the tournament looks wide-open and we look set for two weeks of top tennis action. Complete Story

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