1. US Open 2016: Last-Minute Odds, Picks and Projections

    It is rather ironic that when someone mentions the U.S. Open and Oakmont Country Club, what invariably comes to mind is the incredible final round of 63 shot by Johnny Miller to win the 1973 Open at the beast of a course...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 23,501 reads 14 comments

  2. Power Ranking the Drivers After the 3rd Month of the 2016 NASCAR Season

    After a performance so dominant it was unlike any other in NASCAR's 67-year history, there is no doubt Martin Truex Jr. is moving on up in the latest Bleacher Report NASCAR driver rankings...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 5,882 reads 2 comments

  3. Power Ranking the Drivers After 2nd Month of NASCAR Season

    Nine down...a long way still to go. Nonetheless, with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season now officially one-quarter completed, a clearer picture is beginning to emerge of which ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 8,761 reads 6 comments

  4. Masters 2016: Last-Minute Odds, Picks and Projections

    The azaleas are upon us, so it must be time for the 2016 Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. It is an interesting group that descends upon the beautiful, but daunting, par-72, 7,434-yard layout this year, led by defending champion Jordan Spieth...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 38,918 reads 46 comments

  5. Power Ranking the Drivers After 1st Month of 2016 Season

    The first five races of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season are in the books. Six-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson, whose No...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 14,291 reads 8 comments

  6. NCAA Tournament 2016: Winners and Losers of Day 2

    Day 2 of the NCAA tournament included a pair of close contests going to the wire Wednesday night in Dayton to complete the First Four portion of the tourney...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 58,886 reads 36 comments

  7. NCAA Tournament 2016: Winners and Losers of Day 1

    Day 1 of the 2016 NCAA tournament is officially in the books after a pair of First Four games in Dayton, Ohio...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 178,237 reads 49 comments

  8. NCAA Bracket 2016: The Secret Formula for Picking a Winner

    If you follow this simple six-step process for picking games in the NCAA men's basketball tournament, you will win your bracket pool. What, are you skeptical? Leave the skepticism at the door...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 5,704 reads 1 comments

  9. Awards for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

    With the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season now in the rear-view mirror, it's time to hand out Bleacher Report's awards for a wild year that included an unlikely champion, a retiring superstar and a feud between two of the sport's biggest stars...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 8 months ago 14,457 reads 5 comments

  10. What Each Championship 4 Driver Must Do to Win the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Title

    And then there were four. After 35 points races, precisely nine months and seemingly countless controversies, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship will be decided this Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 8 months ago 8,791 reads 15 comments

  11. Around NASCAR: Predicting the Last 3 Drivers for the Season Finale at Homestead

    With only one spot filled and only one race remaining to determine which four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will comprise the Championship 4 in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, only one really important question remains...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 8 months ago 5,985 reads 8 comments

  12. Would a Jeff Gordon Sprint Cup Championship Save This Flawed NASCAR Chase?

    Don't worry, folks. Jeff Gordon is coming to the rescue in this screwed-up 2015 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 9 months ago 8,131 reads 45 comments

  13. Did Dale Earnhardt Jr. Just Lose His Last, Best Shot at NASCAR Sprint Cup Title?

    Somewhat lost in the aftermath of NASCAR ’s race-ending mess at Talladega last Sunday was the relevant and important question it raised but left unanswered. Did Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 9 months ago 7,347 reads 9 comments

  14. NASCAR to Blame, NASCAR to Pay for Mishandling Controversial Finish at Talladega

    Usually, controversy is a great thing for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Some of the greatest moments in the sport’s storied history have been built upon it. But this time, it’s not likely to happen...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 9 months ago 30,038 reads 81 comments

  15. Around NASCAR: Logano-Kenseth Dust-Up Adding Much-Needed Drama to Chase

    Finally, a couple of the boys had at it toward the end of last Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. It was long overdue and exactly what this otherwise uninspiring 2015 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup needed...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 9 months ago 1,650 reads 0 comments

  16. Will Jimmie Johnson, Like Tiger Woods, Fall Short of Rewriting Title History?

    Is Jimmie Johnson in danger of becoming the Tiger Woods of NASCAR? Remember when it was a foregone conclusion that Woods would not only catch Jack Nicklaus' all-time record of ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 10 months ago 104,384 reads 17 comments

  17. Tony Stewart's Impact on NASCAR Will Be Felt Long After His Retirement as Driver

    Tony Stewart wanted to make one thing perfectly clear in Wednesday’s news conference announcing his retirement as a Sprint Cup driver. He’s not really retiring. Oh, he will no longer get behind the wheel of his No...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 10 months ago 8,017 reads 14 comments

  18. Joe Gibbs Eyeing NASCAR Title While Facing Toughest Challenge as a Father

    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — Joe Gibbs has coached three teams to wins in the Super Bowl and helped build and guide Joe Gibbs Racing to three championships at the top tier in NASCAR...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 10 months ago 27,820 reads 4 comments

  19. Around NASCAR: How One Night at Richmond Killed Michael Waltrip Racing

    Michael Waltrip no doubt can't come to Richmond International Raceway without thinking about the one night at RIR that killed Michael Waltrip Racing...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 11 months ago 20,436 reads 6 comments

  20. Around the Garage: Dale Jr. Proof of Weight Earnhardt Name Carries in NASCAR

    The recent news that Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 12 was a reminder that the Earnhardt name still moves the needle...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 11 months ago 8,118 reads 2 comments

  21. One Menz Opinion: Frustrations Mount for Jeff Gordon in Lackluster Final Season

    This isn't how it was supposed to go down for Jeff Gordon in his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 11 months ago 4,816 reads 4 comments

  22. One Menz Opinion: Danica Patrick's Drawing Power More Important Than Ever

    In yet another first for NASCAR, Stewart-Haas Racing had fig bars on hand for everyone to sample when Tuesday's news conference announcing Danica Patrick 's contract extension and new sponsorship broke up...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 11 months ago 6,376 reads 4 comments

  23. One Menz Opinion: Have Speeds at Michigan Reached Dangerous Levels?

    After recent frightening incidents at other tracks, including at Daytona International Speedway in the Sprint Cup Series and at Kentucky Speedway in the Camping World Truck Series, ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 12 months ago 7,312 reads 6 comments

  24. British Open 2015: Last-Minute Odds, Picks and Projections

    The pairings are set, the Old Course at St. Andrews is ready, and the best golfers in the world—sans one notable player—have descended upon the east coast of Fife in Scotland for the 144th Open Championship...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 year ago 34,196 reads 15 comments

  25. British Open 2015: Complete Guide to This Year's Tournament at St. Andrews

    It would be easy to surmise that some of the excitement surrounding the 144th British Open dissipated when Rory McIlroy, the defending champion and an obvious favorite to contend again, suffered the total rupture of a ligament in his left ankle recently.

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 year ago 21,810 reads 11 comments