1. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Rumblings on Andrei Kirilenko and More

    Let the front offices across the NBA worry about postponing moves until the actual trade deadline in February—commentators and fans are free to discuss trade rumors in November if they so choose...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 18,662 reads 20 comments

  2. College Football Bowl Predictions 2014: Updated Playoff Projections and Odds

    It becomes clearer with each passing Saturday that the race for the College Football Playoff is really just a race for the No. 4 seed as long as Alabama, Florida State and Oregon continue to win...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 29,342 reads 2 comments

  3. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz on Kevin Durant, Jimmy Butler and More

    Kevin Durant leaving Oklahoma City is a nightmare scenario for Thunder fans, but that may become a reality if the team’s play doesn’t improve the rest of the season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 37,652 reads 42 comments

  4. Bowl Projections 2014: Playoff Predictions, Odds Before Critical Week 15

    Florida State once again survived by the skin of its teeth, this time against archrival Florida, but it was maybe the fourth-biggest story from Week 14 in the College Football Playoff race...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 5,384 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL Picks Week 13: Odds and Over-Under Advice Before Sunday Kickoff

    There are few things on this Earth better than Thanksgiving football, but the one downside is that there are only 13 games remaining in the Week 13 NFL schedule to bet on...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 1,003 reads 1 comments

  6. College Football Bowl Projections 2014: Latest Playoff Predictions After Week 14

    It was right about now in past college football seasons that commentators and fans were trying to understand the algorithms behind the BCS rankings and what it would take for certain teams to move up or down...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 11,724 reads 0 comments

  7. Bowl Predictions 2014: Updated Playoff Projections After Week 14 Results

    There was heartbreak, hatred, overwhelming joy and incredibly tense moments throughout Week 14 of the college football season, and the playoff picture looks just a bit different as a result...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 2,127 reads 0 comments

  8. Duke Basketball: Preview and Prediction for Showdown with Wisconsin

    The Madness may have to wait until March, but one of the best games in the entire 2014-15 college basketball season takes place Wednesday when the red-hot Duke Blue Devils travel to the Kohl Center in Madison to take on the Wisconsin Badgers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 20 days ago 6,251 reads 6 comments

  9. Bowl Projections 2014: Playoff Predictions, Odds Before Rivalry Clashes

    Friday saw UCLA’s College Football Playoff hopes go up in smoke, and we are bound to see more flames Saturday with a number of rivalry showdowns on the immediate horizon...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 28,061 reads 2 comments

  10. ACC Championship Game 2014: Early Preview, Predictions for Title Clash

    The ACC and a potential spot in the initial College Football Playoff will all be up for grabs Saturday, Dec. 6 in Charlotte during the ACC Championship Game, but Florida State and Georgia Tech have more immediate concerns on their mind...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 12,590 reads 3 comments

  11. Big Ten Championship Game 2014: Early Predictions for Title Clash

    We know the Ohio State football team will be in Indianapolis on Dec. 6 for the 2014 Big Ten Championship game, but the only question now is, which team from the West Division will ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 11,661 reads 12 comments

  12. Terence Crawford vs. Raymundo Beltran: Live Stream, Odds and Predictions

    It’s safe to say that challenger Raymundo Beltran (26-6-1, 17 KO) is going to have his hands full Saturday in Omaha, Nebraska...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 4,845 reads 8 comments

  13. College Football Rankings 2014: Final NCAA Overview of Week 14 Standings

    TCU is in an enviable position among College Football Playoff contenders heading into Saturday’s slate of games...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 7,806 reads 1 comments

  14. Tyson Fury vs. Dereck Chisora 2: Live Stream, Odds and Projected Winner

    Undefeated heavyweight contender Tyson Fury (22-0, 16 KO) has turned away every challenger throughout his career, including former title challenger Dereck Chisora (20-4, 13 KO), but he will be tested once again Saturday by that very same fighter...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 8,283 reads 3 comments

  15. Bowl Predictions 2014: Last-Minute Playoff Projections, Odds Before Week 14

    If we are going to get any chaos in the race for the College Football Playoff, it is bound to happen during "Rivalry Saturday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 21 days ago 4,988 reads 0 comments

  16. Bowl Projections 2014: Updated Playoff Predictions, Odds After Thursday Results

    The TCU Horned Frogs made their statement to the selection committee Thursday night in a 48-10 win over Texas, and it came with a Thanksgiving side dish of style points...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 38,359 reads 27 comments

  17. NFL Power Rankings Week 13: Initial Standings Post-Thursday Night Football

    Somewhere in between the turkey and the pumpkin pie, the NFL ’s pecking order changed Thursday. A battle between the Philadelphia Eagles and Dallas Cowboys for first place ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 12,946 reads 0 comments

  18. Terence Crawford vs. Raymundo Beltran: TV Schedule, Fight Odds and Predictions

    Terence Crawford (24-0, 17 KO) and 15,000 of his closest friends will be going against Raymundo Beltran (29-6-1, 17 KO) Saturday night in Omaha, Nebraska...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 3,719 reads 3 comments

  19. UNC Basketball: Analyzing Tar Heels' Ups and Downs at Battle 4 Atlantis

    Let’s just assume the North Carolina basketball team enjoyed the tourist attractions at Atlantis a little too much before its loss to Butler Wednesday because the Tar Heels we all expected showed up Thursday against UCLA...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 4,957 reads 6 comments

  20. The Biggest Weakness for Every AP Top 25 College Basketball Team

    The nature of being a Top 25 team in college basketball suggests that you are one of the best squads in the country and have far more strengths than weaknesses...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 64,789 reads 136 comments

  21. Bowl Predictions 2014: Updated College Playoff Projections Before Week 14

    We are in unprecedented territory in college football, and the initial College Football Playoff is the overarching storyline hovering over every single game...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 15,337 reads 27 comments

  22. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Bradley Beal, Al Harrington and More

    The future is always something of a mythical construct in sports because it never fully arrives. After all, there is always a future at any given moment, and teams are typically attempting to acquire or keep young talent to bolster that future...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 2,112 reads 0 comments

  23. Maui Invitational 2014: Updated Schedule, TV Info and Predictions

    The only thing more beautiful than the Hawaiian sunsets that come across your television screen during the Maui Invitational may be the actual basketball on the court...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 2,535 reads 0 comments

  24. MLS Cup Playoffs 2014: TV Schedule, Predictions for Conference Finals Clashes

    You could not script more exciting scenarios for the second legs of the Western and the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2014 MLS Cup playoffs. Out West, the Los Angeles Galaxy outlasted the Seattle Sounders in Game 1, 1-0...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 1,431 reads 0 comments

  25. Bowl Projections 2014: Playoff Predictions After Release of Week 14 Poll

    There may be plenty of hype that surrounds the weekly release of the College Football Playoff rankings, but nothing changed in the top seven on Tuesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 2,684 reads 0 comments