1. Duke Basketball: Will Blue Devils Still Be an Elite Offensive Team in 2014-15?

    College basketball fans may remember Duke slinking off the court after a 2014 NCAA tournament loss to Mercer, but the Blue Devils were absolutely dominant during the regular season on the offensive end...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 hour ago 265 reads 1 comments

  2. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Orioles, Yankees and More

    If you are a fan of prospects, building toward the future, weighing current needs against future potential and a loaded transaction page on the inside flap of the sports section, the MLB trade deadline is like Christmas...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 hours ago 2,296 reads 0 comments

  3. Justin Masterson Provides Quality Value for Cardinals' Playoff Run

    The St. Louis Cardinals didn ’t capture headlines across Major League Baseball by acquiring Jon Lester or David Price Wednesday, but they did snag a quality arm for the postseason push in Justin Masterson ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 hours ago 1,666 reads 2 comments

  4. Derrick Rose Off to Impressive Start in Make-or-Break Year for Career

    Derrick Rose is something of an NBA myth at this point, or at least an unfortunate exercise in what could have been...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 3,121 reads 6 comments

  5. Johnny Manziel Doesn't Need to Win Starting Job at Camp to Make Impact This Year

    Remember all the Johnny Manziel mania that swept the city of Cleveland on NFL draft day before LeBron James stole most of that northeast Ohio thunder? Well, it all could very well have been for the backup quarterback...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 4,377 reads 16 comments

  6. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Whispers Surrounding Asdrubal Cabrera and More

    There were 21 teams across Major League Baseball entering play Wednesday that were either in first place or within 10 games of first place...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,745 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Free Agency 2014: Breaking Down Under-the-Radar Players Still Available

    It may seem this way following the rush of free-agent signings after LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony made their decisions, but the well is not dry on available players in the NBA offseason...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,351 reads 2 comments

  8. Ohio State Basketball: Breaking Down the Buckeyes Bench for 2014-15 Season

    The Ohio State basketball program is about to find out if winning a Big Ten championship without the benefit of an established superstar is a possibility...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 3,138 reads 5 comments

  9. Atlanta Braves Trade Rumors: Latest on Team's Pursuit of Jon Lester and More

    There is not a single team in all of Major League Baseball that has won as many regular-season games as the Atlanta Braves since 2010, but the club would certainly like to parlay that summer success into a championship come October...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,689 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Eric Bledsoe, Mike Scott and More

    The NBA offseason has seemingly come and gone in waves, with fans anxiously awaiting the decisions of LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony for days, then an avalanche of signings in ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 7,658 reads 1 comments

  11. MLB Trade Deadline 2014: Latest Rumors and Predictions for Available Talent

    There really is nothing like the MLB trade deadline in late July. Rumors run rampant, contenders mortgage their future for short-term rentals and losing teams raise the virtual white flag on the season by giving away veteran talent...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 1,647 reads 0 comments

  12. Yankees Trade Rumors: Latest on New York's Pursuit of Jon Lester and More

    The New York Yankees are currently looking up at the Baltimore Orioles and the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League East race, but there probably aren ’t a lot of squads feeling sorry for the Bronx Bombers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 day ago 8,431 reads 1 comments

  13. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings Surrounding Kevin Love and More

    Remember the good old days on the NBA rumor mill when LeBron James was still deciding between the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers , Carmelo Anthony was pretending money ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 10,578 reads 0 comments

  14. DeMarcus Lawrence Injury: Updates on Cowboys Rookie's Foot and Return

    Updates from Wednesday, July 30 Clarence Hill of The Star Telegram reported on DeMarcus Lawrence's timetable for recovery: Original Text The one thing every NFL team ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 2 days ago 43,613 reads 229 comments

  15. Preseason College Football Rankings 2014: Projecting Amway's NCAA Poll

    Gone are days in college football when deciphering the complex computer formulas used to determine the top teams was more difficult than most of the actual college classes across the country...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 15,358 reads 37 comments

  16. Yankees Trade Rumors: Latest on New York's Pursuit of John Danks and More

    Lost in all the respect and hoopla surrounding Derek Jeter’s last season as part of the New York Yankees is the fact that the squad is still very much in the race for an American League playoff spot...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 5,039 reads 0 comments

  17. Cubs Trade Rumors: Latest on Chicago's Pursuit of David Price and More

    Fair warning—if you are a player on the Chicago Cubs who is not named Anthony Rizzo, you may very well get traded this season. Just ask Jeff Samardzija , Darwin Barney and Jason Hammel ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 4,379 reads 1 comments

  18. Arian Foster Injury: Updates on Texans Star's Status and Return

    Updates from Wednesday, July 30 Mark Berman of Fox 26 provides comments from Arian Foster : Brian Smith of the Houston Chronicle passes along thoughts from coach ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 3,459 reads 12 comments

  19. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest Whispers Surrounding Jon Lester, Cole Hamels and More

    Hold on tight, baseball fans, because the next few days figure to be a complete whirlwind. The MLB trade deadline is nearly upon us, and contenders are reaching out to the bottom-dwellers of the league in hopes of luring a critical piece or two...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 3 days ago 1,189 reads 0 comments

  20. Duke Basketball: What Will Quinn Cook's Role Be for Blue Devils in 2014-15?

    Quinn Cook will be the only scholarship senior on the Duke basketball team entering the 2014-15 season and has played 104 games throughout his career...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 8 days ago 5,905 reads 6 comments

  21. Ohio State Basketball: Projecting Buckeyes' 2014-15 Starting Lineup

    The Ohio State basketball program is in a rare position as it enters the 2014-15 season—it is an under-the-radar threat in the Big Ten...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 10 days ago 8,387 reads 16 comments

  22. MLB Trade Rumors: Latest on Asdrubal Cabrera, A.J. Burnett and More

    While the sports world focuses on the NBA rumors that are running rampant throughout the league, don’t forget about the hot stove on the baseball side of things...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 1,436 reads 1 comments

  23. NBA Rumors: Updates on Potential Kevin Love Trade, Ray Allen and More

    One thing is for certain—the Cleveland Cavaliers are certainly the NBA ’s most interesting team this offseason...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 91,837 reads 86 comments

  24. World Lacrosse Championship 2014: United States vs. Canada Score and Final Recap

    There are few things across the sports landscape that get players and fans more fired up than a showdown with a bitter rival. Those feelings become even more intensified when those rivals meet up with everything on the line...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 8,460 reads 1 comments

  25. Troy Tulowitzki Injury: Updates on Rockies Star's Leg and Return

    Updates from Sunday, July 27 Nick Groke of the Denver Post reported on Troy Tulowitzki 's injured leg: Rockies all-star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki on Saturday night flew to Philadelphia to visit with Dr...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 12 days ago 12,901 reads 16 comments