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

04.09.19 Resilient Cavs Snatch the Crown By Jean Neuberger
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

Georgia’s Stunning Loss Gives the CFP Race New Life

Sports PhotoAfter South Carolina’s massive upset of previously undefeated Georgia on Saturday, SC’s Ross Lancaster looks at how the top of college football in 2019 now looks. Complete Story

10.07.19 The Epic Showdowns That Await Us By Jean Neuberger
09.30.19 The Heisman Whisperer? By Jonathan Lowe
09.24.19 Why it’s Time For Notre Dame to Join Big Ten By Anthony Brancato

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

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

Long Suffering? Washington Overqualifies

Sports PhotoIt’s easy to forget, but shouldn’t be, how long Washington baseball hasn’t seen the Promised Land, says SC’s Jeff Kallman. Complete Story

10.11.19 Clayton Kershaw’s Darkest Hour By Jeff Kallman
10.09.19 So Much For a Young Man’s Game By Jeff Kallman
10.04.19 A Homecoming For Maddon? By Jeff Kallman

Return of the Goods

Sports PhotoInjuries happen all the time. But how much impact shows up when a big-time player returns from injury? SC’s Jonathan Lowe looks at some major names that could be back on an NBA court this season. Complete Story

07.29.19 A Six-Pack of NBA Title Contenders By Ross Lancaster
07.08.19 NBA Free Agency: Coasts With the Most By Jonathan Lowe
06.24.19 Three Teams With More on the Line Than You Realize By Ross Lancaster

“Handshakegate” and Hypocrisy

Sports PhotoRichard Sherman is now in all-out damage control after accusing Baker Mayfield of refusing to shake his hand before Monday night’s game, only to have a camera catch Sherman out in a lie. This is a distraction that the 49ers hardly need as they travel down Interstate 5 to take on the Rams. Complete Story

10.10.19 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 6 By Jeffrey Boswell
10.08.19 Vontaze Burfict and NFL “Politics” By Anthony Brancato
10.03.19 NFL Weekly Predictions: Week 5 By Jeffrey Boswell

Biggest Trades of the 2019 NHL Offseason

Sports PhotoThis NHL offseason has been full of surprising moves and unexpected trades. Who are the winners and losers so far? SC’s Scott Huntington takes a look. Complete Story

06.19.19 How the Blues Won the Stanley Cup By Scott Huntington
05.20.19 The NHL Has a Replay Problem By Scott Huntington
04.20.19 What in the World Happened to the Lightning? By Scott Huntington

NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 30

Sports PhotoKyle Larson took charge late at Dover and won the Drydene 400 to secure his place in the field of eight. Martin Trux, Jr. leads the playoff points standing as the unpredictability of Talladega awaits. Complete Story

10.02.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 29 By Jeffrey Boswell
09.25.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 28 By Jeffrey Boswell
09.18.19 NASCAR Top 10 Power Rankings: Week 27 By Jeffrey Boswell

Lessons Learned in Sports Betting

Sports PhotoSC’s Kevin Beane has been more studious in his sports betting the last few months, so what does he have to show for it? Not a lot of profit, but a lot of interesting information, like the (lack of) wisdom of the crowds. He shares his insight in the Slant Pattern. Complete Story

09.20.19 CFL Power Rankings By Kevin Beane
09.06.19 College Football Odds and Ends By Kevin Beane
08.22.19 2019 NFL Prop Bets Recommendations 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

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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