1. 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 19 days ago 28,035 reads 2 comments

  2. 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 19 days ago 12,588 reads 3 comments

  3. 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 19 days ago 11,659 reads 12 comments

  4. 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 19 days ago 4,844 reads 8 comments

  5. 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 19 days ago 7,804 reads 1 comments

  6. 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 19 days ago 8,281 reads 3 comments

  7. 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 19 days ago 4,986 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 20 days ago 38,355 reads 27 comments

  9. 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 20 days ago 12,941 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 20 days ago 3,719 reads 3 comments

  11. 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 21 days ago 4,953 reads 6 comments

  12. 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 21 days ago 64,749 reads 136 comments

  13. 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 21 days ago 15,324 reads 27 comments

  14. 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 22 days ago 2,105 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 22 days ago 2,535 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 22 days ago 1,430 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 22 days ago 2,680 reads 0 comments

  18. College Football Week 14 Schedule: TV and Live Stream Info for Every Game

    The pageantry and tradition surrounding annual clashes with hated rivals is one of the few sacred things remaining that separates big-time college sports from professional ones...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 22 days ago 2,512 reads 0 comments

  19. Kentucky Basketball: Why Defense Is the Wildcats' Biggest Strength in 2014-15

    You've heard it all already in the early going of the 2014-15 college basketball season—Kentucky is an NBA team, Kentucky is going to finish undefeated, and Kentucky could beat the Philadelphia 76ers...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 5,908 reads 10 comments

  20. NBA Trade Rumors: Latest Speculation Surrounding Cavaliers and More

    The NBA rumor mill is such an intriguing topic for a number of reasons, not the least of which is that it involves almost every team in the league...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 7,036 reads 0 comments

  21. Pacquiao vs. Algieri: Results and Next Step for Each Fighter

    Manny Pacquiao made an announcement to the boxing world Saturday night against Chris Algieri —he’s back...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 5,524 reads 1 comments

  22. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Speculation from Around the League

    While you settle down to Thanksgiving dinner with your friends and family, the front offices around the NHL will be taking a long, hard look at their rosters and deciding whether they are buyers or sellers this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 4,631 reads 0 comments

  23. NBA Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Kevin Love, Ray Allen and More

    It is far too early in the 2014-15 NBA season for any team to panic, but there are still bound to be rumors and speculation across the league...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 24,001 reads 52 comments

  24. Bowl Projections 2014: Playoff Predictions, Odds and More Before Rivalry Week

    It may seem like nothing is more important in the world of college football than the race for the College Football Playoff, but good luck suggesting that to the various fanbases across the country before Week 14...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 23 days ago 3,024 reads 0 comments

  25. Ohio State Basketball: Is D'Angelo Russell Ready to Be OSU's Top Scoring Option?

    With 15 minutes remaining in Ohio State’s game against early-season cupcake Sacred Heart, freshman D’Angelo Russell had 30 points. Sacred Heart had 33. It’s safe to say that the high-volume scorer was on his game Sunday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 24 days ago 2,974 reads 2 comments