1. The 10 Most Overworked Players in College Basketball

    Some players are asked to do more than others. Sometimes, it's because the team lacks depth. Other time, the team simply needs that player on the floor nearly all the time. Nobody on the roster of No...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 19 hours ago 15,198 reads 28 comments

  2. Ranking the Most Dominant Performances in Australian Open History

    It's one thing to win a Grand Slam tournament. It's quite another to plow through the field, overwhelming every opponent over two weeks...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 2 days ago 9,963 reads 23 comments

  3. The Best Unde-the-Radar Rivalries in College Basketball

    Any basketball fan is familiar with the rivalry between Duke and North Carolina. Other high-profile rivalries, such as Louisville-Kentucky, Indiana-Purdue and Xavier-Cincinnati, strike a chord with most hoops fans as well...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 4 days ago 5,991 reads 5 comments

  4. 2015 Australian Open: Burning Questions After the Early Rounds

    The first week of a Grand Slam event provides the questions. The second week gives us some of the answers. At the midway point of this year's Australian Open, a number of issues demand to be addressed based on the results of the first three rounds...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 6 days ago 2,939 reads 7 comments

  5. Ranking the Most Exciting Matches in Australian Open History

    Rafael Nadal's gritty, second-round, five-set victory over Tim Smyczek this week provided some exciting tennis, but it pales in comparison to several matches of past Australian Opens...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 9 days ago 6,469 reads 14 comments

  6. The Biggest Flops of the 2014-15 College Basketball Season

    Flops are based on a failure to achieve expected success. Misguided projections are sometimes more to blame for the perceived underachievement than the team or player, but that's the way it is in sports...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 15 days ago 14,730 reads 24 comments

  7. Ranking the Most Explosive Scorers in College Basketball in 2014-15

    You've heard of players scoring a quiet 20 points, right? That's a player who is barely noticed during the game as he picks up points here and there throughout the contest...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 22 days ago 23,994 reads 35 comments

  8. College Basketball Players Who Would Make Great Coaches

    Projecting who will become a great coach based on someone's style, skill set, knowledge and personality as a college player is an imperfect science, to say the least...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 27 days ago 6,247 reads 18 comments

  9. 10 College Basketball Players Who Will Stuff Stat Sheets the Rest of the Season

    In past years it was Oscar Robertson and Magic Johnson; today it's LeBron James. They are the stat-stuffers, players who are special because they help their teams win in so many ways...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 1 month ago 9,637 reads 17 comments

  10. US Open 2014: Final Grades for Top Stars at Flushing Meadows

    Serena Williams had one of the most dominant performances in U.S. Open history, but was it good enough for her earn an "A" grade, or perhaps an "A+"? Should men's champion Marin ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 5,138 reads 9 comments

  11. Ranking the 10 Most Surprising Runs in US Open History

    Shuai Peng stunned everyone with her impressive showing at this year's U.S. Open, reminding us of some of the most surprising runs in the event's history...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 3,640 reads 3 comments

  12. Ranking the 10 Most Memorable Moments in US Open History

    The first-round upset achieved by CiCi Bellis, a 15-year-old American, provided a magic moment in this year's U.S. Open. But will it stand the test of time and hold a place in our memory, like other events from past U...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 18,677 reads 9 comments

  13. Ranking the 10 Most Controversial Matches in US Open History

    The U.S. Open has had its share of controversy, making you wonder whether something will occur in New York this year to match some of the memorable moments of the past...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 5 months ago 5,538 reads 1 comments

  14. Wimbledon 2014: Final Grades for Top Stars at All England Club

    Novak Djokovic regained the No. 1 ranking with his victory over Roger Federer , but was his performance throughout Wimbledon worthy of an A grade? Should Petra Kvitova get a higher ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 6,039 reads 8 comments

  15. Ranking the Most Dominant Performances in Wimbledon History

    Winning a Wimbledon singles title is difficult enough, but to steamroll the opposition over the course of two weeks represents a different level of achievement...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 59,445 reads 11 comments

  16. Ranking the Greatest Traditions at the Wimbledon Championships

    Wimbledon is the oldest and most prestigious Grand Slam event and is laden with tradition, some of which is lauded, some of which is ridiculed...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 7 months ago 2,696 reads 4 comments

  17. French Open 2014: Final Grades for Top Stars at Roland Garros

    Does Rafael Nadal's ninth French Open title merit a grade of A? Or A+? Does he deserve a higher grade than Maria Sharapova , who won her second French Open title in three years? What ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 months ago 14,653 reads 27 comments

  18. Ranking the Greatest Rivalries in French Open History

    Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic might be headed for a meeting in the French Open finals that could elevate their intriguing rivalry to a new level. They have played each other five times at Roland Garros , including the past two years in a row...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 months ago 6,247 reads 5 comments

  19. The Biggest Obstacle for All the Top Seeds at French Open 2014

    The obstacles for the favorites have not changed much for the men midway through the French Open. However, the elimination of the top three seeds has created a wide-open event on the women's side...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 months ago 1,978 reads 1 comments

  20. The 10 Most Memorable Matches in French Open History

    Garbine Muguruza's stunning, second-round upset of No. 1 Serena Williams this year may someday rank among the most memorable matches in French Open history...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 8 months ago 12,422 reads 16 comments

  21. Ranking the Most Exciting Final Fours in NCAA Tournament History

    Each Final Four writes its own story, and a few have produced unforgettable tales. Will the three games in this year's Final Four, which features Wisconsin, Florida, Connecticut and ...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 10 months ago 3,714 reads 6 comments

  22. Ranking the Most Thrilling Games in Final Four History

    Basketball fans live for thrilling Final Four moments that they will remember for ages. An opportunity for such moments arrives Saturday when Connecticut faces Florida and Wisconsin takes on Kentucky in the NCAA tournament semifinals...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 10 months ago 7,173 reads 25 comments

  23. March Madness 2014: Ranking Each Sweet 16 Matchup

    Three teams with double-digit seeds try to keep their surprising postseason run alive as the frenzied NCAA tournament moves into the second weekend...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 10 months ago 2,012 reads 0 comments

  24. Teams on Upset Alert in Day 3 of 2014 NCAA Tournament

    Upsets provide the madness for March Madness. Shocking early-round results are almost inevitable, and they make the NCAA tournament the fascinating event it has become. Three times in the past two NCAA tournaments a No...

    Jake Curtis Written by Jake Curtis about 11 months ago 9,557 reads 4 comments

  25. 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 11 months ago 12,862 reads 4 comments