1. Ranking the Best Matchups for 'Rivalry Week' in College Basketball

    Hatred usually isn’t beautiful, but it certainly is when it comes to college sports. Rivalries are an integral part of the fabric that is college basketball and a major thing that separates it from the NBA...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 13,836 reads 65 comments

  2. Kentucky Basketball: Ranking the Wildcats' 5 Most Important Players on Offense

    Most college basketball teams are thrilled to actually have five guys who they can rely on at the end of games to carry the team to victory. Kentucky’s biggest problem is somehow finding a way to narrow the lineup down to five...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 2,727 reads 6 comments

  3. MLB Trade Rumors: Buzz Surrounding Jonathan Papelbon, Cole Hamels and More

    “Pitchers and catchers report” may be the most magical words in sports, but there are still some trade rumors to work out before MLB spring training officially gets underway...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 3,223 reads 0 comments

  4. Bulls Rumors: Speculation on Taj Gibson, Tom Thibodeau and More

    Pulling for the Chicago Bulls has been something of a roller-coaster ride in the 2014-15 season thus far...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 5,023 reads 0 comments

  5. Cavaliers Rumors: Buzz on Ray Allen, Amar'e Stoudemire and More

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are arguably the league’s most intriguing team at the All-Star break — and not just because LeBron James is trying to lead his original squad to the promised land for what would be his third championship ring...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 13 days ago 25,597 reads 1 comments

  6. NBA All-Star 2015 Reserves: Analyzing Top MVP Candidates from Benches

    It is almost unheard of in a normal basketball game for the best player to be someone who comes off the bench, but the All-Star Game is not a normal contest...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 17,396 reads 33 comments

  7. Kentucky Basketball: Picking Wildcats' Best Crunch-Time Lineup

    If a tree falls in the forest and nobody is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If Kentucky is never tested because it blows everyone out, does it have a crunch-time lineup? ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 14 days ago 1,006 reads 0 comments

  8. Ohio State vs. Michigan State: Score, Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

    Michigan State's Denzel Valentine drilled the game-winning shot for Michigan State in its 59-56 victory over Ohio State on Feb. 14. Of course he did...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 4,797 reads 20 comments

  9. NBA All-Star Weekend 2015: Updated TV, Live Stream Schedule and Predictions

    Is there a better way to spend Valentine’s Day weekend than settling in on the couch for two days of NBA action? While opinions may vary on that question, the best players ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 9,121 reads 0 comments

  10. NBA Rumors: Trade Buzz from Around League as Deadline Approaches

    While NBA fans and players enjoy All-Star Weekend, front offices across the league are busy trying to find where their next roster upgrades will come from as Thursday’s trade deadline approaches...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 2,980 reads 1 comments

  11. NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2015: Final Score, Highlights and Comments

    Michael Jordan doesn't have four All-Star Game MVPs . LeBron James doesn't have four All-Star Game MVPs . In fact, most NBA legends who have ever laced it up don’t have four All-Star Game MVPs ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 6,400 reads 1 comments

  12. Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: CBB Draft Kings Strategy for Feb. 14

    Don’t let your significant other tell you differently—there is no better way to spend Valentine’s Day than watching a schedule full of college hoops action. Playing in a daily DraftKings ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 15 days ago 1,776 reads 1 comments

  13. College Basketball Teams in Desperate Need of Star Power in 2014-15 Season

    Missing: star power. If found, call college basketball. That’s right, with early departures for the NBA, college basketball just doesn’t have the amount of star power it did in years past...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 5,797 reads 12 comments

  14. NBA Rising Stars Challenge 2015 Rosters and Format Info for USA vs. World

    The real NBA all-stars take the floor Sunday during the All-Star Game, but the future of the league will be on full display Friday during the Rising Stars Challenge...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 4,649 reads 0 comments

  15. NBA Trade Deadline 2015: End Date and Pre-All-Star Weekend Rumors

    The NBA All-Star Game is on Sunday, Feb. 15, and the NBA trade deadline is on Thursday, Feb. 19. You can do the math—front offices across the league aren ’t going to ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 2,147 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Slam Dunk Contest 2015: Format, TV Schedule and Predictions

    Some of the most famous moments in NBA All-Star Weekend history came well before the game during the slam dunk contest. This year could be no different...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 7,635 reads 0 comments

  17. NBA Celebrity All-Star Game 2015: Rosters, TV Info and MVP Pick

    If you are a basketball fan who always thought the games could use more contributions from actors, comedians and musicians, then the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game is meant for you...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 16 days ago 7,066 reads 0 comments

  18. Duke Basketball: Ranking Coach K's 5 Most Impressive Seasons

    Few institutions in all of American sports inspire the type of pure hatred and disdain as the Duke basketball program...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 3,536 reads 7 comments

  19. NBA Celebrity All-Star Game Rosters, Predictions

    NBA history will be made Friday. Alright, so this may not be the type of NBA history that is going to turn many heads, but it will be the first time the NBA Celebrity All-Star Game takes place in an NBA arena...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 3,874 reads 0 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Gossip Before 2015 All-Star Weekend

    The NBA All-Star Weekend is like the calm before the storm that is the trade deadline. There are bound to be a number of critical moves after the brief hiatus, some of which could ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 1,790 reads 2 comments

  21. Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: DraftKings Lineup Advice for Feb. 12

    The Madness is almost upon us, but there are still plenty of critical conference showdowns remaining in the college basketball season before the tournament. Conference clashes also represent opportunities for DraftKings ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 2,892 reads 0 comments

  22. USA vs. World: Final Score and MVP Predictions for 2015 Rising Stars Challenge

    Basketball fans won’t have to wait until the next Olympics or world championships to feel a little patriotic, as this season’s Rising Stars Challenge will pit rookies ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 17 days ago 10,953 reads 16 comments

  23. Kentucky Basketball: What Makes Karl-Anthony Towns so Dominant Down Low?

    The saying may suggest that we should see the forest through the trees, but what if one of the individual trees is so special that it deserves the occasional attention over the larger ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 14,568 reads 51 comments

  24. USA vs. World: Rosters, Snubs and Predictions for 2015 Rising Stars Challenge

    Penny Hardaway, Allen Iverson , Gilbert Arenas, Amar’e Stoudemire, Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Durant , John Wall , Kyrie Irving and Kenneth Faried —what do all of these ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 1,076 reads 0 comments

  25. Kentucky vs. LSU: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

    Usually, going on a 16-0 run in the second half of a conference game at home is a recipe for a victory. Usually, that is, unless the opponent is the undefeated Kentucky Wildcats...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 18 days ago 16,229 reads 160 comments