Wrapping Up This Hoops Season

Sports PhotoWith the NCAA tournament over and the national title sitting in Waco, SC’s Jean Neuberger shares his final thoughts on what was a crazy year in college hoops. Complete Story

03.31.21 NCAA Tournament: Sculpting That Winning Definition By Jonathan Lowe
03.23.21 Sports and the Rites of Spring By Anthony Brancato
03.22.21 What Makes a Great NCAA Tournament? By Ross Lancaster

Why FBS Needs to Pass “Proposition 15”

Sports PhotoAfter suffering through a truncated 2020 season due to COVID, college football can do something to make it up in 2021 and beyond. SC’s Anthony Brancato proposes what that “something” should be. Complete Story

01.04.21 How to Expand the Playoff the Right Way By Ross Lancaster
12.21.20 Thoughts From Selection Sunday By Jean Neuberger
12.18.20 Stormy Success With a Muddied Outlook By Jonathan Lowe

Foul Territory: OJ on Twitter, “Ball’s” on Parade

Sports PhotoIn this week’s edition of Foul Territory, OJ Simpson is guilty (of being on Twitter). LaMelo Ball heads Down Under, a King’s ransom brings Antonio Davis to L.A., and Josh McCown enjoys a lengthy “bye.” Complete Story

05.22.19 Foul Territory: Horse Power and Fighting Words By Jeffrey Boswell
02.15.19 Foul Territory: AB C You Later & P’s ‘N Q’s By Jeffrey Boswell
06.22.18 Foul Territory: Earthshaking Events By Jeffrey Boswell

2021 Masters Preview

Sports PhotoThe world’s top golfers have started 2021 in some style and many look to be peaking nicely for the first major of the year. The Masters is back in its usual place on the calendar and we’re all set to head down to the Augusta National on April 8th. Complete Story

08.06.20 PGA Tour: Presenting the Future? By Jonathan Lowe
11.29.19 PGA’s Hungry Young Guns on the Rise By Marc James
06.17.19 Is Spieth Breaking Up With Longtime Caddie? By Marc James

Only One Team Should Wear 42 on Jackie Robinson Day

Sports PhotoBut SC’s Jeff Kallman has an idea for how all other MLB teams can honor the pioneering Hall of Famer that day. Complete Story

04.13.21 Sports Talk Radio: Blessing or Curse? By Anthony Brancato
04.08.21 Dusty Does the Whatabout By Jeff Kallman
04.06.21 Politics Comes to Baseball By Anthony Brancato

How to Fix the NBA’s Three-Point Problem

Sports PhotoSC’s Ross Lancaster appreciates the three-pointer, but it’s clear that the amount of three-point attempts in the NBA is getting out of hand. He looks at some proposals that might help make the sport less dependent on the long-range shot. Complete Story

02.23.21 Joel Embiid Putting the “Big” Back in NBA By Anthony Brancato
02.22.21 All Star, No Substance? By Jonathan Lowe
01.18.21 Nets Are Looking For Shared Interests By Jonathan Lowe

17 Games: NFL Owners Still Making One Mistake

Sports PhotoThe 17-game schedule is all well and good. But why not play the Super Bowl on the Presidents’ Day weekend? SC’s Anthony Brancato explains why both the players and the fans would be all in favor of it. Complete Story

03.22.21 Top Prospects in 2021 NFL Draft By Marc James
03.18.21 Expansion, Realignment Mean No More “NFC Leasts” By Anthony Brancato
03.02.21 Introducing the Narcissist, Carson Wentz By Anthony Brancato

What’s the Future Hold For Ovechkin?

Sports PhotoOver the past two decades, Alexander Ovechkin has been one of the NHL’s greatest scorers. Throughout his professional career, the 35-year-old has played for just two teams, Moscow and Washington. Where will he finish? Complete Story

02.17.20 Is Ovechkin the Greatest Scorer in NHL History? By Scott Huntington
01.20.20 New Jersey Devils Fire Ray Shero, Now What? By Scott Huntington
12.11.19 Are We Seeing the End of Fighting in Hockey? By Scott Huntington

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Richmond

Sports PhotoAlex Bowman’s late charge stole the win at Richmond from Denny Hamlin, who dominated all day. Hamlin took second, while Joey Logano finished third. Check out Jeffrey Boswell’s power rankings! Complete Story

04.20.21 Should Athletes Shut Up About Politics? By Anthony Brancato
04.14.21 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Martinsville By Jeffrey Boswell
03.31.21 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Bristol Dirt Race By Jeffrey Boswell

Slant Pattern Mailbag

Sports PhotoIt’s time for another edition of the Slant Pattern mailbag, where SC’s Kevin Beane looks at the best coaching hires in the college basketball carousel, the most underrated Yankee, the hype around the rebirth of UCLA hoops, and more. Complete Story

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

Top Five Craziest Meltdowns in Tennis

Sports PhotoThere are moments in sports when a player’s threshold is broken — an instance of overwhelming rage which envelops and enfolds a player’s judgement when performing on the big stage. Here are the top five meltdowns in tennis history. Complete Story

06.18.19 Wimbledon 2019 Preview By Marc James
05.24.19 2019 French Open Preview By Marc James
10.03.17 Djokovic Delivers Warning to Rivals By Marc James

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