1. March Madness Sleepers 2014: Predicting Which Teams Will Impact NCAA Tournament

    As March Madness approaches, many discerning basketball fans are trying to identify the sleepers: teams not among the favorites showing signs that they might make an impact in the 2014 NCAA tournament...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 12,912 reads 4 comments

  2. 10 Bubble Teams Most Likely to Get Snubbed on Selection Sunday

    About 20 teams are still hovering precariously on the bubble as Selection Sunday approaches. Obviously some of them will fail to land one of the 36 at-large berths available in the 68-team NCAA tournament field...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 4,952 reads 0 comments

  3. Ranking the 10 Best Senior PGs in College Basketball as March Madness Nears

    Seniors have made a major impact this season, and that is particularly evident at the point guard position as March Madness nears...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 11,081 reads 30 comments

  4. College Basketball Teams Whose 2014 NCAA Tournament Hopes Are on Life Support

    With less than two weeks before the NCAA tournament field is announced on March 16, a number of teams are clinging to fading hopes of getting into the 68-team field...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 4,816 reads 3 comments

  5. Ranking the 10 Most Dangerous Mid-Majors in College Basketball Right Now

    Four teams from mid-major conferences have reached the Final Four the past four years, so it is obvious those schools can be dangerous in single-elimination events like the NCAA tournament...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 3,636 reads 4 comments

  6. Big Ten Basketball: Breaking Down the 2014 Conference Title Race

    As expected, the Big Ten regular-season conference race is coming down to the wire, with five teams still in contention for the regular-season crown...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 2,760 reads 4 comments

  7. Sochi 2014 Olympic Predictions: 10 Athletes Who Will End USA Medal Droughts

    The Winter Olympics have not been as kind to American athletes as the Summer Games. In fact, the United States has had almost no success in some events of the Winter Games...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 8,140 reads 1 comments

  8. Olympic Bobsled 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

    The high-speed bobsled event begins its run at the Winter Olympics on Feb. 16 and finishes on Feb. 23. Although the sport receives little attention most of the time in the United States, it is put in the spotlight every four years at the Olympics..

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 26,656 reads 1 comments

  9. Olympic Luge 2014: Complete Guide for Sochi Winter Olympics

    The high-speed and dangerous luge event begins its run at the Winter Olympics on Feb. 8 and finishes on Feb. 13...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 years ago 6,801 reads 4 comments

  10. Australian Open 2104: The Biggest Lessons Learned in Melbourne

    Upsets were rampant in the 2014 Australian Open, and the first Grand Slam event of the year taught us some big lessons about what to expect in 2014 and beyond...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 2,994 reads 0 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Greatest Australian Open Finals of All Time

    We can only hope the men's or women's finals at this year's Australian Open will compare favorably with the men's 2012 finals or the women's 1981 title match...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 14,274 reads 7 comments

  12. The Most Shocking Upsets in Australian Open History

    Roberto Bautista Agut's second-round upset of No. 5 seed Juan Martin del Potro is probably the biggest surprise at this year's Australian Open so far. However, it does not rank among the most shocking upsets in Australian Open history...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 5,462 reads 14 comments

  13. The 10 Most Memorable Matches in Australian Open History

    Will this year's Australian Open produce any classic moments? Will any matches over the next two weeks rank among the 10 most memorable matches in Australian Open history? The stakes, ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 5,550 reads 10 comments

  14. Ranking the 10 Greatest Australian Open Champions in History

    With Novak Djokovic shooting for his fourth straight men's Australian Open title and Serena Williams going for her sixth women's Australian Open crown, it's time to rate the greatest Australian Open champions in history...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 8,573 reads 30 comments

  15. Early Storylines Emerging at the 2014 Australian Open

    Storylines are already taking shape for the Australian Open, which gets under way on Jan. 13 in Melbourne. We selected eight issues that seem to be gaining traction as the first Grand Slam event of 2014 approaches...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 7,969 reads 3 comments

  16. One Burning Question for Tennis' Top Stars in 2014

    As the 2014 season and the Australian Open approach, at least one burning question is associated with each of tennis' top stars...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 5,785 reads 21 comments

  17. Picking a Favorite and a Dark Horse in Each Major Basketball Conference

    Conference play is about to get underway, and nonconference results have helped established the likely title contenders and possible surprise teams in the major conferences...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 3,646 reads 6 comments

  18. Under-the-Radar College Basketball Stars Whose Names You Need to Know

    A number of standout college players do not play in high-profile programs, leaving them to perform under the radar. Only the pro scouts and dedicated college basketball fans know these players...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 6,289 reads 5 comments

  19. Power Ranking Each College Freshman of the Year Since 2000

    Current freshmen Andrew Wiggins of Kansas, Jabari Parker of Duke, Julius Randle of Kentucky and Aaron Gordon of Arizona are already drawing comparisons to the top college freshmen of the recent past...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 13,029 reads 25 comments

  20. Ranking the 10 Most Underrated Teams in College Basketball Right Now

    The college basketball hierarchy for 2013-2014 is starting to fall into place, but some teams are still not getting their due...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 13,885 reads 43 comments

  21. Predicting Which NCAA Basketball Teams Will Spend Time at No. 1 This Season

    Three NCAA basketball teams have already held the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press poll this season, and several others may hold that position before the NCAA tournament begins...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 3,574 reads 18 comments

  22. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Dream Package Deals for 2015 Class

    The package deal that enabled Duke to land two of the nation's top recruits, center Jahlil Okafor and point guard Tyus Jones, with a single November announcement has led to speculation ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 8,193 reads 11 comments

  23. Ranking the 10 Best Bench Players in College Basketball in 2013-14

    It is no coincidence that many of the highest-ranked teams have the best bench players in college basketball. Kentucky, Kansas, Syracuse, Louisville and others have stars on their rosters who are not on the floor when the game begins...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 9,057 reads 20 comments

  24. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Latest Buzz on Top Undecided Players in 2014 Class

    The remaining unsigned recruits for 2014 cannot sign until the spring, but there is plenty of buzz about what they might do. Seven players rated among the top 100 recruits for 2014 by Scout...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 8,741 reads 10 comments

  25. NCAA Basketball Recruiting: Big Programs Still Missing Pieces from 2014 Classes

    Virtually every team could strengthen itself with the addition of a star recruit. However, several teams, such as Kentucky and Duke, are pretty well-fortified with the incoming players they signed and the players expected to return next season...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about over 2 years ago 2,176 reads 7 comments