1. Conference Rankings Based on Final Four Potential in 2014-15 Season

    Everyone agrees that Kentucky is the top-ranked college basketball team in the country at the moment. But which conference is No. 1? It's certainly not the SEC, where Kentucky resides—or rather dominates...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 22 hours ago 17,710 reads 45 comments

  2. Jeff Gordon's Unparalleled NASCAR Legacy Has Been Forged on and off the Track

    Jeff Gordon will no doubt be remembered for his four NASCAR Sprint Cup championships and his 92 career wins, including three in the Daytona 500 and a record five in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 5 days ago 6,972 reads 4 comments

  3. Midseason Grades for 2014-15 NCAA Basketball Preseason All-Americans

    So...how are the guys who were picked as preseason All-Americans by Bleacher Report doing with half of the 2014-15 college basketball season now in the books? Some, such as Duke ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 8 days ago 12,073 reads 8 comments

  4. Ranking the Most Popular Drivers of All Time in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series

    Right off the bat, let's be honest here: This is a very subjective list. But in the wake of Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 6,383 reads 7 comments

  5. Ranking the Top Young Guns to Watch in NASCAR

    The next generation of NASCAR stars is already descending upon us. Jeff Gordon , Tony Stewart , Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. can't drive forever...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 1 month ago 3,808 reads 9 comments

  6. Stock Watch for NASCAR's Sprint Cup Teams in 2014 Offseason

    With the 2014 Sprint Cup season fading in the rearview mirror and the start of the 2015 season still nearly three months away, it's time to take stock in the top organizations in NASCAR's premier division...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 10,629 reads 2 comments

  7. What Does the Future Hold for Tony Stewart After Winning Latest Title as Owner?

    After undoubtedly the most tumultuous, trying 15-month stretch of his life, Tony Stewart finally could smile again in Victory Lane at Homestead-Miami Speedway last Sunday. No, he didn't win the Sprint Cup race...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 20,775 reads 14 comments

  8. 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Final Edition

    You know who's No. 1 in the final 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup driver rankings. It can be no other than Kevin Harvick, who captured the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship in dramatic ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 2 months ago 11,124 reads 9 comments

  9. Why Joey Logano's Lack of Experience Won't Be a Factor at Homestead

    Joey Logano 's nickname of "Sliced Bread" has been around long enough to get all moldy. It doesn't even really fit him any longer...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 1,689 reads 6 comments

  10. 10 Things to Watch in 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Championship at Homestead

    So it comes down to this in the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman battling it out for the championship in a one-race, winner-takes-all season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 2,843 reads 7 comments

  11. 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase Stock Watch: Buying, Selling Drivers in Final Round

    When Brian France first announced the dramatic changes that would be taking place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup format this year, NASCAR's chairman and CEO repeatedly mentioned that ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 83 reads 6 comments

  12. Why Phoenix Has All the Ingredients to Be More Exciting Than NASCAR Chase Finale

    Yes, there have been fights, Game 7-type storybook tales of survival against the odds, wrecks and more controversy than one could have imagined beforehand in this 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 3,084 reads 3 comments

  13. 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 35 Chase Edition

    Defending Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson won last Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, but he already had been eliminated from the Chase for the Sprint Cup...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 8,303 reads 12 comments

  14. Will Becoming NASCAR's Biggest Villain Help or Hurt Brad Keselowski's Career?

    Brad Keselowski may not win this 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup. But at the rate he has been going, he will be the one driver most remembered for it whether he wins the championship or not...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 6,811 reads 29 comments

  15. Ranking the Biggest X-Factors in the Remaining Races of the 2014 Chase

    The beauty—and danger—of NASCAR is that anything can happen at anyplace anytime. Just take a look at what happened to Kevin Harvick after he started deep in the field ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 1,584 reads 0 comments

  16. Bringing Back the Buzz: New Charlotte Hornets Aim to Match Magic of Old Hornets

    When the new Charlotte Hornets open the 2014-15 NBA season Wednesday night at home against the Milwaukee Bucks , the team would like to replicate virtually everything the old Charlotte Hornets captured on opening night for the franchise on Nov...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 3,744 reads 7 comments

  17. 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Stock Watch: Week 34 Chase Edition

    Despite being out of the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is still making an impact that may help decide who wins it...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 5,457 reads 5 comments

  18. Why Denny Hamlin Is the Dark Horse to Watch in Final Rounds of 2014 Chase

    Denny Hamlin has won only one race this season and barely avoided elimination from the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup last Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 1,389 reads 4 comments

  19. 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Driver Rankings: Week 33 Chase Edition

    The 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup is getting serious now, with four more drivers eliminated from championship contention after last Sunday's Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 15,650 reads 11 comments

  20. Who's More Disappointed After Elimination: Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Jimmie Johnson?

    Four races still remain in the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup, but this year's championship hopes are history for Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 7,126 reads 10 comments

  21. Why the Geico 500 Has the Potential to Be the Best Race Ever at Talladega

    You always want to be careful when advertising anything as potentially "the best ever," especially when it's an event that has been running for decades under one sponsored name or another...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 3 months ago 4,542 reads 5 comments

  22. Will NASCAR's Weak Penalty for Brad Keselowski Bring More Trouble at Talladega?

    The $50,000 fine and four-race probation penalty levied on Brad Keselowski by NASCAR Tuesday was toothless...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 5,354 reads 20 comments

  23. 2014 Stock Watch for Drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase: Week 32 Edition

    With a Saturday night fight following the latest Chase for the Sprint Cup Contender Round race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it's pretty obvious this 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup is heating up...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 14,331 reads 3 comments

  24. How Move from Joe Gibbs Racing to Team Penske Has Made Joey Logano a Contender

    Joey Logano has to be the most relaxed man at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. That's because his spot in the Eliminator 8 Round of the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup ...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 3,266 reads 2 comments

  25. Is It Panic Time for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup?

    It's shaping up to be a really big week for Dale Earnhardt Jr. He's already begun celebrating his 40th birthday, even though the big day isn't actually until this Friday...

    Joe Menzer Written by Joe Menzer about 4 months ago 4,327 reads 0 comments