1. Stanley Cup Playoffs 2014: Schedule, Prediction for Rangers vs. Kings Game 5

    "It's a games of inches" is one of the most well-known cliches in all of sports broadcasting, but Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final proved that the saying is far from hyperbole —it was actually a game of millimeters...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 4,061 reads 1 comments

  2. CWS 2014: Bracket, Schedule and More Heading into Marquee Event

    Much like college basketball and March Madness, the entire college baseball season builds toward the final moments on the calendar, only the eight-team College World Series is something like the Final Four on steroids...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 972 reads 0 comments

  3. Duke Basketball: Biggest Threats to Blue Devils' 2014-15 ACC Title Hopes

    Somehow, someway, Duke managed to lose its first NCAA tournament game with a surefire top-five pick and another potential lottery pick on the roster in the 2013-14 season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 7,079 reads 6 comments

  4. Jordan Spieth Primed to Win 2014 US Open After Near Miss at Masters

    If Jordan Spieth wins the 2014 U.S. Open, he will have one problem—he won’t be legally old enough to enjoy the spoils of his victory with a cold one or some champagne...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 30 days ago 1,346 reads 0 comments

  5. Ohio State Basketball: Biggest Threats to Buckeyes' 2014-15 Big Ten Title Hopes

    The 2013-14 Ohio State Basketball season was nothing short of a disappointment, no matter which way you slice it...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 3,280 reads 7 comments

  6. NBA Draft 2014: Under-the-Radar Prospects Who Will Shine as Rookies

    The June 26 NBA draft is rapidly approaching, and some of the lesser teams in the league are hoping the likes of Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Joel Embiid will turn their fortunes around quickly...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 9,632 reads 34 comments

  7. 2014 NBA Mock Draft: Projecting Entire 1st Round in Loaded Class

    The secret has been out for quite some time now—the 2014 NBA draft class is absolutely loaded with talent...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,857 reads 1 comments

  8. Ohio State Basketball: Early Look at Buckeyes' Most Intriguing Games in 2014-15

    The 2014-15 Ohio State basketball season will be one of redemption after the team failed to live up to expectations last year. Thad Matta lost Aaron Craft, LaQuinton Ross and Lenzelle Smith Jr...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 3,430 reads 5 comments

  9. 2014 MLB Draft: Schedule, Daily Start Times, TV Info and More

    Ever since the Moneyball craze hit movie theaters nationwide, there has been a bit more emphasis placed on the MLB draft...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,534 reads 0 comments

  10. California Chrome's 2014 Triple Crown Quest Will Define Belmont Stakes

    On June 7, the attention of the entire sports world will shift from the NBA Finals and World Cup preparation to the horse track as California Chrome attempts to become the first competitor since Affirmed did so in 1978 to win the Triple Crown...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,106 reads 0 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: Early Look at Blue Devils' Most Intriguing Games

    There is plenty of buzz surrounding the Duke basketball program after Mike Krzyzewski landed an incredible recruiting class this offseason...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 5,478 reads 5 comments

  12. Brady Aiken Is the Smart Choice for No. 1 Pick in 2014 MLB Draft

    As a high school student, Brady Aiken was probably more concerned with prom or even chemistry class than the fate of the Houston Astros this year. But, the Astros certainly have their eyes on the young pitcher...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 10,495 reads 2 comments

  13. Memorial Tournament Payout 2014: Prize Money Distribution and Final Standings

    The Memorial Tournament may take place at the house that Jack Nicklaus built at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, but it was Hideki Matsuyama ’s course Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,639 reads 0 comments

  14. NBA Playoffs 2014: Schedule, TV Info and More for NBA Finals Rematch

    It almost seems like destiny. The 2013 NBA Finals was one of the most memorable series in the history of the sport, as LeBron James and the Miami Heat knocked off Tim Duncan and the San Antonio Spurs in a back-and-forth seven-game struggle...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,995 reads 0 comments

  15. College Baseball Regionals 2014: Day 3 Results, Highlights and Analysis

    You would be hard-pressed to come up with a day of college baseball with more at stake and more back-against-the-wall pressure than what teams were facing in the regionals Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 11,084 reads 0 comments

  16. NBA Eastern Conference Finals 2014: Why Heat's Best Basketball Lies Ahead

    In the process of about a quarter-and-a-half Friday night, the Miami Heat were able to vanquish the Indiana Pacers and all the extra white noise that surrounded the 2014 Eastern Conference Finals...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,241 reads 1 comments

  17. California Chrome: Belmont Stakes Will Be Hardest Leg of 2014 Triple Crown Chase

    As if winning the three most high-profile horse races in the sport wasn’t hard enough as it is, the most physically grueling event in the sport—the Belmont Stakes—just so happens to be last...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 4,213 reads 1 comments

  18. NBA Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Draft Prospects and Utah Jazz Coaching Job

    While the remaining few teams in the NBA playoffs have their eyes locked solely on the Larry O'Brien Trophy, those that missed the playoffs are scrambling to evaluate the future wave of talent as the draft approaches...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 9,522 reads 2 comments

  19. NBA Playoff Schedule 2014: Updated Bracket, TV Info and Finals Prediction

    The Miami Heat swatted away the Indiana Pacers like a tedious fly in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals Friday to set up an incredible fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 9,991 reads 0 comments

  20. Blackhawks vs. Kings: Game 6 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NHL Playoffs

    The saying goes to never underestimate the heart of a champion, and the Chicago Blackhawks certainly proved that Friday against the Los Angeles Kings...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 12,860 reads 127 comments

  21. Phil Mickelson Releases Statement on FBI Investigation

    Updates from Thursday, June 12 Matthew Goldstein and Ben Protess of The New York Times provide details from the investigation surrounding Phil Mickelson : Phil Mickelson ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 101,345 reads 136 comments

  22. Froch vs. Groves 2: Breaking Down Key Storylines for Anticipated Rematch

    The showdown between Carl Froch and George Groves has everything a boxing fan could possibly want. There is a backdrop of controversy, bitter rivals who genuinely seem to dislike each other and the potential for a thrilling back-and-forth affair...

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  23. 2014 NBA Draft: Breaking Down Best Big Men Available

    One of the many big men available in the 2014 NBA draft is arguably the most intriguing potential selection in years...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 22,658 reads 54 comments

  24. Scripps National Spelling Bee 2014: Most Memorable Moments of Annual Event

    The cliche goes that a tie is worse than kissing your sister, but that’s not the case at the Scripps National Spelling Bee, as the two winners walked away with a cool $30,000 apiece...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 355 reads 0 comments

  25. Thunder vs. Spurs: Game 5 Score and Twitter Reaction from 2014 NBA Playoffs

    Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals followed the form of the series' first four games: an absolute rout...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 45,243 reads 391 comments