1. NHL Trade Rumors: Speculation on Erik Cole, Olli Jokinen and More

    Buckle up—because Monday’s NHL trade deadline is sure to shake up the playoff race. There are a number of contenders with needs to fill, which means those out of the postseason race will look to bolster their future with timely swaps...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 27 days ago 3,024 reads 0 comments

  2. Duke Basketball: Blue Devils Back on Track to Secure a 1-Seed After Syracuse Win

    You would never know it by the media coverage surrounding Kentucky, but there will actually be four No. 1 seeds in the NCAA tournament. Duke’s blowout victory over Syracuse on Saturday kept the Blue Devils on the fast track to secure one of them...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 11,173 reads 30 comments

  3. 5 Great College Basketball Rivalries Made Possible by Conference Realignment

    Long live the “old” Big East. The biggest downside of conference realignment over the past few years was the loss of traditional college basketball rivalries, especially ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 6,229 reads 17 comments

  4. Big Ten Tournament 2015: Dates, Bracket and Dark-Horse Contenders to Watch

    Who says you have to wait until the Big Dance for a little March Madness? The Big Ten tournament figures to be one of the most competitive league battles in the entire country, and it is full of storylines and superstar players...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 29,362 reads 39 comments

  5. ACC Tournament 2015: Dates, Bracket and Dark-Horse Contenders to Watch

    Only one conference tournament features blue-blood programs like Duke, North Carolina and Louisville, a serious candidate for a No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 17,141 reads 20 comments

  6. SEC Tournament 2015: Dates, Bracket and Darkhorse Contenders to Watch

    Is Kentucky going to lose? That is the predominant question for the entire basketball season, and the pressure will be on in Nashville for the SEC tournament if John Calipari ’s squad still has a goose egg in the loss department...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 25,448 reads 46 comments

  7. Big East Tournament 2015: Dates, Bracket and Dark-Horse Contenders to Watch

    The SEC may be the most obvious conference in terms of separation between the top team and the rest of the league, but the Big East features the No. 6 squad in the country in Villanova and a grand total of zero other members of the top 20...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 28 days ago 7,309 reads 6 comments

  8. Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: CBB Draft Kings Strategy for Feb. 28

    Bang for your buck. It is an elusive concept that all consumers are looking for, be it when buying a new car or settling on a daily college basketball lineup on DraftKings ...

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  9. NFL Draft 2015: Mock Draft and Potential Late-Round Gems

    The spectacle of hype (and overreaction) that is the NFL Scouting Combine is in the rearview mirror, which means all that stands in the way of the NFL draft and some of the nation’s top prospects are pro days and an evaluation process...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 5,442 reads 2 comments

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

    March 2. The trade deadline looms over an NHL season that features a number of teams that could win the Stanley Cup with one hot stretch in the playoffs...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 29 days ago 4,669 reads 0 comments

  11. Duke Basketball: Biggest Takeaways from Blue Devils' Season so Far

    Most teams would be pleased, if not relieved, with an overtime victory on the road in conference play. Duke is not most teams...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 4,046 reads 35 comments

  12. Big Ten Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

    The Big Ten may not have as many highly ranked teams as the ACC, but there will certainly be plenty of star power on display in Chicago during the conference tournament...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,293 reads 1 comments

  13. ACC Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

    There may be better conferences top to bottom than the ACC , but good luck finding a league with more star power and name recognition than the group that includes Virginia, Duke, ...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 2,989 reads 0 comments

  14. Daily Fantasy College Basketball 2015: DraftKings Lineup Advice for Feb. 26

    There are a mere three days standing between college basketball and the madness of March, which means DraftKings players are running out of time to win some daily fantasy contests this season...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,295 reads 1 comments

  15. SEC Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

    As of this writing, the SEC is still planning on holding its annual conference tournament instead of just awarding the trophy to mighty Kentucky...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,007 reads 0 comments

  16. Big East Tournament 2015: Dates, Top Players to Watch in Upcoming Event

    If you are waiting for classic Big East tournament matchups at Madison Square Garden like the ones between Jim Boeheim's Syracuse squads and John Thompson's Georgetown teams, you may have to check ESPN Classic...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 862 reads 0 comments

  17. Kentucky Basketball: How a Healthy Trey Lyles Makes UK Even More Dangerous

    It can be easy to get lost in the shuffle when there are future NBA players coming off the bench for the Kentucky Wildcats, but Trey Lyles stood out for the team during its dominant 74-56 victory over the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Wednesday...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 5,612 reads 62 comments

  18. Duke vs. Virginia Tech: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

    There was legitimate talk about whether Duke should rest banged-up superstar Jahlil Okafor for Wednesday's game against Virginia Tech because the Blue Devils would steamroll the Hokies with or without him...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,099 reads 55 comments

  19. Kentucky vs. Mississippi State: Score, Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

    Kentucky is a machine, and the nation better get used to it with March and all its madness right around the corner. The No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 8,219 reads 73 comments

  20. 2015 NFL Draft: Selection Order, Predictions and Unheralded Prospects to Watch

    Everyone wants to know which NFL prospects will be selected in the first round, which is why the entire order of the draft and predictions for how the first round will unfold are below...

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  21. Maryland Backcourt's Scary Mix of Fearlessness, Talent Can Carry Terps in March

    If college basketball really is a guard’s game, then the Maryland Terrapins are ready for the madness of March...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 10,937 reads 31 comments

  22. Wisconsin vs. Maryland: Score and Twitter Reaction from 2015 Regular Season

    Less than 24 hours after the college basketball world was up in arms over a court-storming at Kansas State, the Maryland Terrapins fans showed the nation how they swarm the floor when their team upset No...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 13,301 reads 127 comments

  23. The All-Injury Team for College Basketball in 2014-15

    Few things in sports are as disheartening as injuries, especially at the college level. Nobody wants to see a student-athlete’s season or even career cut short because of health problems, regardless of what team he or she is on...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 11,627 reads 21 comments

  24. March Madness 2015: Analyzing Potential Bracket-Busting Teams

    If the NCAA tournament went according to script every year, it certainly wouldn't be known as March Madness. There are upsets every season, and the trick to filling out a successful bracket is picking those shocking results...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 6,870 reads 5 comments

  25. 2015 NFL Mock Draft: Post-Combine Predictions for Nation's Top Prospects

    It is easy to get caught up in the NFL Scouting Combine, especially when coverage of 40-yard dash times and reps on the bench press is the only football news fans are exposed to during this long stretch of the offseason...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 1 month ago 1,015 reads 0 comments