1. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 8

    Danica Patrick visited the New York Stock Exchange recently. Coincidence? We think not. Patrick is one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver whose stock always bears watching...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 5 days ago 9,289 reads 6 comments

  2. Masters 2015 Results: Biggest Winners and Losers from Day 1

    The first day of the 79th Masters is in the books, and as usual, there were plenty of noteworthy moments in the opening round. Young Jordan Spieth lived up to pre-tournament expectations and then some, while old pro Ernie Els exceeded them...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 10 days ago 15,429 reads 11 comments

  3. Masters 2015: Last-Minute Odds, Picks and Projections

    Tiger's back, at least in the pure physical sense. But can Tiger Woods whip up some of his old-school Masters magic? That remains to be seen...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 12 days ago 45,628 reads 26 comments

  4. Duke Blue Devils' Road to the 2015 National Championship

    In beating Wisconsin, 68-63, in a hard-fought national championship game, Duke displayed resiliency, mental toughness and enough talented freshmen to make Kentucky coach John Calipari blink...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 13 days ago 14,444 reads 19 comments

  5. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 7 Edition

    After a rare weekend off in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (the next one it will take off is in mid-June), it's back to business this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 13 days ago 10,274 reads 9 comments

  6. 2015 Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 7

    At the end of a trying week in what already has been a tumultuous season for Joe Gibbs Racing, Denny Hamlin gave the organization a much-needed lift by winning the STP 500 at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway last Sunday...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 20 days ago 8,903 reads 4 comments

  7. Tragic Bond with Former Star at Heart of Quinn Cook's Growth into Duke's Leader

    Former Duke standout guard Nolan Smith says Quinn Cook has been building up to this basketball moment since he was seven or eight years old...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 24 days ago 14,654 reads 8 comments

  8. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 6 Edition

    You only need to lead one lap to win a race. Brad Keselowski proved once again that it's true in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series just as it is in any racing series when he made ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 26 days ago 15,730 reads 9 comments

  9. Michigan State's Travis Trice Took the Long, Hard Road to Tourney Stardom

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — No one would have blamed Travis Trice Sr. for missing his son's game Sunday. Sure, Travis Trice II (as the family calls him) was playing on a pretty big stage, but Travis Sr...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 26 days ago 13,789 reads 6 comments

  10. Magic Johnson: Can't Go Wrong with Jahlil Okafor, Karl-Anthony Towns—or MSU

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Magic Johnson thinks Duke's Jahlil Okafor and Kentucky's Karl-Anthony Towns would both make excellent No. 1 picks in June's NBA draft...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 30 days ago 23,533 reads 103 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament: Winners and Losers of Day 2

    A home game that supposedly wasn't really a home game...a kid called "Lucky" rolling the dice and coming up a winner...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 64,405 reads 9 comments

  12. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 5

    As the fifth race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season beckons, so does another stock watch of the drivers circling their way through the long, grinding schedule...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 9,236 reads 2 comments

  13. Ranking the Top Freshmen in the 2015 NCAA Tournament

    In an era when the most talented freshmen players are one-and-done in college basketball and then off to the NBA, this crop of first-year collegians about to enter their first and perhaps only NCAA tournament is extraordinary...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 14,297 reads 57 comments

  14. NCAA Brackets 2015: Do's and Don'ts for Filling out Bracket

    Is there a better feeling than printing out an NCAA tournament bracket, sitting down with a few research materials and methodically filling it out? Or is it the most maddening aspect of March Madness? The truth is it can be a bit of both...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 81,547 reads 109 comments

  15. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 4 Edition

    And the winners are...Joey Logano , Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. Those three NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers won the first three races of the 2015 season at Daytona, Atlanta and Las Vegas, respectively...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 12,284 reads 3 comments

  16. NCAA Basketball Tournaments 2015: Last-Second Predictions for Major Conferences

    The truth is, March Madness doesn't actually begin with the NCAA tournament. It has, in fact, already started with some smaller conferences engaging in their postseason tournaments ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 25,548 reads 74 comments

  17. NCAA Tournament 2015: Stock Watch for Bubble Teams at Week 17

    The NCAA tournament bubble has burst for some teams, while others have moved into a more secure standing...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 60,679 reads 82 comments

  18. 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 3

    Two weeks into the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, it's time to take stock of what's happening. Looking strictly at drivers for this edition, whose stock is on the rise, whose ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 6,657 reads 2 comments

  19. Ranking the Best College Basketball Teams That Did Not Win the NCAA Title

    Throughout the history of the NCAA tournament, there have been dozens of teams that seemed sure bets to win it all only to fall short of capturing the national championship...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 28,059 reads 88 comments

  20. NASCAR Must Accept Blame, Improve Safety After Kyle Busch's Crash and Injury

    For NASCAR, this week should be all about the terrific racing that took place over the last 25 laps or so of the Daytona 500. But it's not. And for that, NASCAR should be ashamed...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 9,854 reads 16 comments

  21. Ranking the Best Mid-Major Teams in College Basketball in 2014-15

    Is Gonzaga for real? What about those two Missouri Valley Conference powerhouses, Northern Iowa and Wichita State? And can we even call the schools in the Atlantic 10 mid-majors anymore? Well, we can, and we do for these purposes...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 17,249 reads 41 comments

  22. Burning Questions Entering the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    There are many questions to be asked and answered in the coming days, weeks and months that will comprise the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 6,008 reads 4 comments

  23. Power Ranking the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers Ahead of the 2015 Season

    The Daytona 500 is finally here, or will be this Sunday when the green flag is dropped on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Daytona International Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 18,093 reads 23 comments

  24. Predicting the Winner of Every NASCAR 'Pre-Chase' Race in 2015

    As the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season beckons at Daytona International Speedway, it's time to take a race-by-race look at who will win each of the 26 pre-Chase for the Sprint Cup events...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 4,921 reads 13 comments

  25. How Brad Keselowski and the Late Dale Earnhardt Are Cut from the Same Cloth

    You know Brad Keselowski 's eyes lit up when he heard that none other than Richard Childress recently compared Keselowski to the late, great Dale Earnhardt...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 2,945 reads 31 comments