1. Evan Bates' Experience Will Help Partnership with Madison Chock in Sochi

    Evan Bates had to overcome a virtual whirlwind of obstacles in order to secure passage to his second Olympic Games...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 1,174 reads 0 comments

  2. Why Yuna Kim Is Destined to Become 3rd Woman to Repeat as Gold Medalist

    Korean figure skating icon Yuna Kim didn't just win the gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games—she ran away from the field and took out a couple of world records in the process...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 12,654 reads 1 comments

  3. Why Mao Asada Will Go out on a High in Sochi

    If you could pick one word to describe the career of Japanese figure skating icon Mao Asada , it would probably be "overshadowed...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 2,944 reads 0 comments

  4. Olympic Speedskating 2014: Live Women's 3000m Medal Results and Analysis

    It's not very often that you win an Olympic gold medal and find that your accomplishment has been completely overshadowed, but that's exactly what happened to the Netherlands' Irene Wust on Sunday afternoon in Sochi...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 5,116 reads 1 comments

  5. 2014 Olympic Skiing: Preview and Predictions for Women's Ski Slopestyle

    Get ready to witness history! Freestyle skiing has gained quite a bit of traction in the last few Winter Games, and Sochi will be the first- ever Winter Olympics to award medals for the women's slopestyle competition...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 10,284 reads 2 comments

  6. 2014 Olympic Speedskating: Preview and Predictions for Men's 500-Meter Race

    The men's 500-meter speedskating event is among the most exciting 30 or so seconds you'll ever see. Unlike the longer distances, the skaters have absolutely no margin for error, and a slow start could doom their chances of seeing the podium...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 5,961 reads 1 comments

  7. Pressure Won't Derail Yuna Kim's Quest for a 2nd Gold in Sochi

    When you're the defending gold medalist and world-record holder, a virtual rock star in your home country and everyone's odds-on favorite to repeat, you walk around with a big target on your back, and the pressure is enormous...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 39,386 reads 2 comments

  8. Young Polina Edmunds Will Be America's Breakout Star in Sochi

    It's amazing how three minutes can transform a young woman's life. Polina Edmunds , who is currently in her sophomore year of high school, entered the 2014 U...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 8,360 reads 0 comments

  9. Controversial Selection Will Fuel Ashley Wagner in Sochi

    With tears in her eyes, Ashley Wagner sat, huddled over with her coaches at the TD Garden in Boston, awaiting the scores that she knew just wouldn't be good enough. When they were read, her total of 182...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 46,986 reads 3 comments

  10. Olympic Speedskating 2014: Live Men's 5000-Meter Medal Results and Analysis

    Olympic speedskating got off to a fast start on Saturday afternoon in Sochi, with the Dutch team snagging all three spots on the podium in the men's 5,000-meter race...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 10,664 reads 2 comments

  11. Why the Manny Pacquiao-Timothy Bradley Rematch Is All About Respect

    In boxing, respect is a buzzword. It's often sought after, but hard to come by, and many fighters spend an entire career feeling like they haven't gotten enough—if any—of it...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 7,947 reads 27 comments

  12. Kansas Rolls over Baylor 69-52 in Waco

    Most of the stories written about the Kansas Jayhawks this season have revolved around their pair of stud freshmen, Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid , but on Tuesday night in Waco, ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 2,235 reads 1 comments

  13. 10 Boxers Who Are 1 Flaw Away from Being Elite

    In boxing, there are many fighters who are very good. There are some more who are excellent, and still fewer who you can classify as truly elite. Floyd Mayweather is elite...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 10,151 reads 34 comments

  14. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of Feb. 3

    There's a lot to discuss, so let's get right to it. In this week's edition of the hottest boxing storylines , we discuss Gennady Golovkin's big, untelevised in the United States ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 11,629 reads 48 comments

  15. Gennady Golovkin Stops Osumanu Adama in the 7th for His 16th Straight Knockout

    WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin did his best terminator impression on Saturday night in Monte Carlo, patiently stalking challenger Osumanu Adama for seven rounds before zeroing in for the kill...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 29,557 reads 73 comments

  16. Luis Collazo Scores Devastating Second Round Knockout Win over Victor Ortiz

    Luis Collazo promised that he wouldn’t lose to Victor Ortiz in front of his hometown fans on Thursday night, and he backed that statement up—emphatically...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 27,011 reads 56 comments

  17. Victor Ortiz and Luis Collazo Both Fighting for 1 Last Shot at Stardom

    Victor Ortiz knows a thing or two about adversity. He's been facing it since he was a child growing up in Garden City, Kan., the son of an alcoholic father and a mother who abandoned the family...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 5,551 reads 8 comments

  18. Duke Uses Huge Second-Half to Upend Pitt 80-65 on the Road

    With two disappointing conference losses already on their ledger, and a looming trip to the Carrier Dome to face Syracuse on Saturday, Mike Krzyzewski's Duke Blue Devils entered Monday ...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 7,963 reads 15 comments

  19. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of Jan. 27

    We have a ton of stuff to unpack this week, as the boxing calendar got into full swing with a pair of cards and some big news from one of the sport's top pound-for-pound fighters...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 21,674 reads 176 comments

  20. Mikey Garcia Scores Lackluster Decision over Juan Carlos Burgos to Retain Title

    Perhaps we’ ve become a bit spoiled, but Mikey Garcia’s latest performance failed to live up to the massive hype that has surrounded him since a banner 2013 placed him firmly in the pound-for-pound conversation...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 9,823 reads 11 comments

  21. Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao II: Head-to-Toe Breakdown of Both Fighters

    More than 18 months have passed since Timothy Bradley wrested the WBO welterweight title from Manny Pacquiao in one of boxing's most hotly disputed verdicts, and the two appear to be ready for a sequel...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 26,328 reads 153 comments

  22. Nadal Crushes Federer to Reach Australian Open Final

    Rafael Nadal is heading to his third Australian Open Final. The 27-year-old Spaniard continued his mastery of longtime rival Roger Federer on Friday, winning the second of two men's semifinals 7-6, 6-3, 6-3 in straight sets...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 38,953 reads 66 comments

  23. Dominika Cibulkova Runs over Agnieszka Radwanska to Reach Australian Open Finals

    Dominika Cibulkova, who's had a habit of knocking off higher ranked players lately, did it again on Thursday afternoon, running over Agnieszka Radwanska for a 6-1, 6-2 victory and a spot in the Australian Open Finals...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 4,160 reads 1 comments

  24. The Hottest Boxing Storylines for the Week of Jan. 20

    It's been said that boxing doesn't have an offseason, and while that's true, we've certainly seen a lull in the recent weeks. But all that changed this past weekend as the fists began flying once again on HBO...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 29,633 reads 56 comments

  25. Bobsleigh World Cup 2014: Live Results, Times for Women's Race

    For the American bobsleigh team, it was selection Sunday, and we now know the names and faces of those who will represent the United States in Sochi...

    Kevin McRae Written by Kevin McRae about 7 months ago 11,498 reads 1 comments