1. 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 28 days ago 7,062 reads 6 comments

  2. 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 28 days ago 1,343 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 29 days ago 3,266 reads 7 comments

  4. 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 9,630 reads 34 comments

  5. 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 1,855 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 3,425 reads 5 comments

  7. 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...

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  8. 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 1,105 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 5,477 reads 5 comments

  10. 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 10,494 reads 2 comments

  11. 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 8,635 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 1,993 reads 0 comments

  13. 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

  14. 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 1,240 reads 1 comments

  15. 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 4,209 reads 1 comments

  16. 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 9,520 reads 2 comments

  17. 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 9,986 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 12,856 reads 127 comments

  19. 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 101,337 reads 136 comments

  20. 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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  21. 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 22,653 reads 54 comments

  22. 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...

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  23. 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 45,241 reads 391 comments

  24. Belmont Stakes 2014: Notable Jockeys to Watch at Historic Race

    It’s not very often that someone’s job description is literally to prevent history from happening, but that is exactly what the jockeys competing against California Chrome will be tasked with June 7 at the Belmont Stakes...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 4,072 reads 0 comments

  25. Nonito Donaire Will Return to Form Saturday Against Simpiwe Vetyeka

    There was a time not that long ago that Nonito Donaire looked downright unbeatable, but a stunning loss to Guillermo Rigondeaux and a massive struggle against Vic Darchinyan altered that reputation quickly...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 562 reads 0 comments