1. Dwight Howard Should Spurn the Lakers and Sign with the Houston Rockets

    James Harden and the Houston Rockets just lost an emotionally draining series with the top-seeded Oklahoma City Thunder , but it's never too early to think about next season...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 1 year ago 10,063 reads 80 comments

  2. Marcus Smart Makes Solid Choice in Returning to School, NBA Scouts Shocked

    Oklahoma State combo guard Marcus Smart has, according to Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski , elected to return to school for his sophomore season. In doing so, Smart is bypassing a likely top-five selection in the 2013 NBA Draft ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 1 year ago 950 reads 3 comments

  3. The Orlando Magic and the Art (or Lack Thereof) of a Massive Rebuilding Project

    The next few seasons are going to be difficult to watch for Orlando Magic fans. In fact, I think last weekend's Taylor Swift concert might have been the most excitement the Amway Arena has seen this season...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 1 year ago 2,569 reads 95 comments

  4. Oregon Ducks Wallop Colorado, but BCS Championship Hopes Take a Hit

    Before the Oregon Ducks' conference game started against hapless Colorado, most experts predicted it would get ugly. To their credit, those experts were correct...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 2 years ago 2,068 reads 4 comments

  5. Oregon Ducks Football: 2012-2013 BCS National Champs?

    Coming off an impressive 50-point first half against Arkansas State, the Oregon Ducks do not appear to have dropped off one bit following the loss of stars LaMichael James and Darron Thomas...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 2 years ago 570 reads 17 comments

  6. Dwight Howard's Show? 5 Potential Replacements for Stan Van Gundy in Orlando

    The absolute mockery that has become the Dwight Howard saga the past two months took a wicked turn this week, with coach Stan Van Gundy proclaiming he had inside knowledge that star center Dwight Howard asked to have his coach fired...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 452 reads 1 comments

  7. NBA Playoffs 2012: 5 Ways the Orlando Magic Can Win the NBA Title

    Orlando currently sits third in the Eastern Conference standings. Not bad, considering all the hoopla surrounding Dwight Howard and the non-trade...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 1,225 reads 5 comments

  8. Why the NBA Needs a New Story in 2012: Kobe Bryant & Mike Brown Is Getting Old

    Enough is enough. Now we are spending two days analyzing a single substitution? What's next: the media will dissect why Mike Brown is wearing a black tie instead of gold? Or why Kobe ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 156 reads 0 comments

  9. 2012 Mock NBA Draft Top 10: Anthony Davis, Bradley Beal Among Hot Names

    With March Madness in full swing, the 2012 NBA draft is only a few months away. As usual, underclassmen are the talk of the tournament, with Kentucky not surprisingly leading the way with several talented players...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 2,999 reads 9 comments

  10. Top 5 NBA Trades: Instant Analysis as Blazers and Nets Make Major Moves

    Today's trade deadline in the NBA certainly did not pass with inactivity. Not only were there a plethora of trades, but significant players were sent packing to new teams...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 1,323 reads 0 comments

  11. NBA Trade Deadline Candidates to Be Moved: Kaman, Rondo, and Dwight Howard

    March 15 is the NBA trade deadline, and several prominent players are on the proverbial trading block. Among the more prominent names are Boston Celtics PG Rajon Rando and Orlando Magic C Dwight Howard ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 1,111 reads 2 comments

  12. Monta Ellis to Orlando Magic? An Intriguing Scenario to Keep Dwight Howard

    The rumor mill has been flying the past few days about the Orlando Magic making a last-ditch effort to appease Dwight Howard by acquiring Golden State Warriors guard Monta Ellis ...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 3,375 reads 2 comments

  13. DeMarcus Cousins Trade Scenarios: Magic, Nets Offer Intriguing Possibilities

    Mercurial second-year post player DeMarcus Cousins has been banished from the team and reportedly has demanded a trade from the Sacramento Kings , according to Yahoo Sports...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 2 years ago 3,707 reads 37 comments

  14. Time for Derek Dooley to Reassess His Future as Tennessee's Football Coach

    With 4:46 remaining in the fourth quarter, Tennessee head coach Derek Dooley had a critical decision to make...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 3 years ago 1,390 reads 59 comments

  15. Oregon Routs Arizona, Two Classless Coaches, and the BCS Top Dog

    With a resounding 48-29 victory over an upstart Arizona squad, the Oregon Ducks cemented their status as the number one team in college football and came within one victory of a berth in the BCS Championship Game...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about over 3 years ago 2,215 reads 6 comments

  16. Oregon Ducks Continue March to BCS National Championship: Bring On Auburn!

    Sitting in the Coliseum on a chilly Saturday night, a small sense of concern swept the Oregon fans sitting in Section 3, if only for a moment. USC had surprised the Ducks with two quick touchdowns to take the lead...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 705 reads 7 comments

  17. College Football 2010: The Worst Nightmare for the BCS, Week 9 Preview

    Every year it happens. That one bowl matchup that no one wants to watch. Imagine if that happened for the BCS national championship...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 603 reads 16 comments

  18. College Football BCS Rankings: Why the 2010 Ducks Won't Repeat History

    The year was 2001. It was the third Saturday in October. As an SEC undergrad student at the University of Tennessee, it was basically a holiday. We were in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for the big rivalry game...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 2,015 reads 8 comments

  19. Oregon Ducks or Auburn Tigers? 5 Potential BCS Championship Showdown Scenarios

    College football is winding down this season and we have plenty of unbeatens remaining. Who will get to the BCS National Championship game? It is a question that has college football fans buzzing across the nation...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 2,160 reads 4 comments

  20. Power Rankings 2.0: Oregon Still On Top, Auburn, Missouri Close Behind

    Another weekend, another round of riveting college football games. For those on the East Coast who stayed up until the end, Missouri's win over Oklahoma was significant for several reasons...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 939 reads 6 comments

  21. SEC Football on CBS: A Tradition That Will Never Get Old

    As every college football season approaches, I have a guilty confession. Nothing gets me more excited than the 3:30 game on CBS highlighting the SEC game of the week. Even though Verne Lundquist is goofy and archaic, I love his announcing...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 444 reads 3 comments

  22. College Football Power Rankings: Oregon Ducks Debut at No. 1

    On the eve of the inaugural 2010 BCS rankings, I find it prudent to release my own power rankings that I feel will be more relevant than the BCS rankings...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 3,256 reads 12 comments

  23. Jacksonville State Upsets Ole Miss: The Multi-Dimensional Facets of the Upset

    Jacksonville State just completed something rarely done in college football: an upset of a quality team in a power conference by a I-AA foe...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 4 years ago 3,095 reads 13 comments

  24. Houston Nutt's Biggest Mistake Yet: The Case of Jeremiah Masoli

    By now, most college football enthusiasts know the story of former Oregon quarterback Jeremiah Masoli. A JUCO transfer-turned-Heisman Trophy candidate, the darling of Eugene, Oregon...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about 4 years ago 2,322 reads 25 comments

  25. A Day Spent in Tuscaloosa: Gameday at Alabama

    Visiting Tuscaloosa as a Tennessee student six long years ago proved to be an interesting experience to say the least. The game itself was an instant classic, going into five overtimes before Tennessee finally prevailed 51-43...

    Mark Scacewater Written by Mark Scacewater about almost 5 years ago 1,010 reads 2 comments