Resilient Cavs Snatch the Crown

Sports PhotoA wild finish leaves the Virginia Cavaliers as the national champions. Following the game, SC’s Jean Neuberger provides his immediate thoughts to an instant classic. Complete Story

04.04.19 Can Michigan State Break the Big Ten’s Title Drought? By Ross Lancaster
03.20.19 2019 NCAA Tournament Q&A By Jeffrey Boswell
03.19.19 Trends in 2019, Bracket-Style By Jonathan Lowe

Why Michigan Football Needs to Win Now

Sports PhotoThe Michigan Wolverines made plenty of headlines when they hired former quarterback Jim Harbaugh to be their head coach. But the Wolverines haven’t lived up to expectations since making the hire. Here’s why the time is now for them. Complete Story

01.23.19 FBS Breakout Stars to Watch in 2019 By Steve Brenna
12.28.18 Coaches Leaving: Is it Worth It? By Jonathan Lowe
12.12.18 America, Meet Kyler Murray: Part II By Steve Brenna

Foul Territory: AB C You Later & P’s ‘N Q’s

Sports PhotoIn this Foul Territory, it’s Antonio Brown’s “bye” week, Kyler Murray is on everyone’s short list, and Michael Jordan is not impressed. Also, Kareem Hunt kicks it with the Browns, and Joe Flacco is a Bronco. Complete Story

06.22.18 Foul Territory: Earthshaking Events By Jeffrey Boswell
05.25.18 Foul Territory: Freaks, Flags, Flying By Jeffrey Boswell
04.13.18 Foul Territory: Belts, Jackets, and Handcuffs By Jeffrey Boswell

Can McIlroy Finally Break Masters Jinx?

Sports PhotoRory McIlroy’s fourth round at the 2011 Masters remains one of the most memorable in golfing history, for all the wrong reasons. With Augusta looming, can he finally break the Masters jinx? Complete Story

On the Yankees Purging Kate Smith

Sports PhotoFor recording a 1931 song that actually satirizes racism, the music legend becomes a presumed racist who won’t be heard at Yankee Stadium, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

04.18.19 A Tale of Two Davis’ By Steve Brenna
04.05.19 The Night of the Living T-R-A-T-I-O-R By Jeff Kallman
04.01.19 The Little Miracle of Flushing, Queens By Jeff Kallman

Get the Funk Out

Sports PhotoWhether you’re preparing for the lottery or beginning an expected playoff run, the last thing you want is anything weird to get into the mix. SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at that kind of case happening in both situations. Complete Story

03.11.19 A Tale of Two L.A. Teams By Ross Lancaster
02.18.19 What to Watch For After the NBA All-Star Break By Ross Lancaster
01.28.19 Why it’s Time to Drop the NBA’s Euro Stigma By Ross Lancaster

NFL Mock Draft: Coaches Edition

Sports PhotoWith the excitement of the NFL draft coming up, SC’s Bob Campbell wonders what it would be like if teams were drafting existing coaches instead of players. Take a dive into this suspended reality in part one of two. Complete Story

04.08.19 For the Chiefs, It’s the Draft or Bust By Anthony Brancato
03.27.19 Grieving Gronk By Robert Campbell
03.21.19 Yes, You Can Go Home Again By Anthony Brancato

What in the World Happened to the Lightning?

Sports PhotoTampa Bay losing to Columbus is one of the biggest upsets in sports history. It’s wasn’t even a one-game fluke, they failed four straight chances in a row. So, asks SC’s Scott Huntington, what happened? Complete Story

04.02.19 The Final Week of the NHL Season is Here By Scott Huntington
03.11.19 Which NHL Teams Will Be Most Hurt By Injuries? By Scott Huntington
03.05.19 NHL Trade Deadline Winners and Losers By Scott Huntington

Is Horse Racing About to Implode?

Sports PhotoLong plagued by small fields in races, at least one entity that owns several major racetracks is hell-bent on making the problem even worse. Could it lead to the end of thoroughbred racing in America as we know it? Yes, quite possibly. Complete Story

04.17.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 9 By Jeffrey Boswell
04.10.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 8 By Jeffrey Boswell
04.03.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 7 By Jeffrey Boswell

Deconstructing Darren Rovell’s Tweets III

Sports PhotoIn the third of an irregular series of responding to Darren Rovell’s tweets, SC’s Kevin Beane looks at betting on Tiger Woods, defending Chris Webber, college basketball championship game ratings, and more in this week’s Slant Pattern! Complete Story

03.28.19 Slant Pattern Mailbag By Kevin Beane
03.14.19 Slant Pattern Odds and Ends By Kevin Beane
02.28.19 Serious Thoughts on the AAF 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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