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Blog Post Archive

Predicteform Analysis of the Woodward Stakes

Here is Predicteform‘s in-depth analysis of Saturday’s Woodward Stakes from Saratoga Race Course, including Pace Figures and Form Cycle Patterns of each starter.

Josh Gordon, Ray Rice and the NFL’s Complex Morality Court

In wake of the outrage over the Ravens running back getting a two game suspension for domestic assault, especially when compared to Gordon's one-year marijuana suspension, Roger Goodell changes league policy.

Coco Vandeweghe Goes Nuts

American Coco Vandeweghe lost 6-3, 6-3 to Carla Suarez Navarro in what appeared to be a routine match. Except when it was done, Vandeweghe didn’t shake the hand of chair umpire Fiona Edwards because she gave Vandeweghe a code violation for racket abuse.

Cosmin Moti Saves the Day for Ludogorets Razgrad

European Pressphoto Agency If Cosmin Moti sat next to you at a bar and told you the story of how his soccer game went this week, you’d immediately ask him if he’d had one too many. But as embellished, improbable and downright crazy as...Show More Summary

Podcast: Football Is Back. Everything Else Now Irrelevant.

College football writer Jonathan Clegg and NFL writer Kevin Clark join the show to discuss the opening week of college games, including a heavyweight SEC-Big Ten clash in Houston and the first look at the post-Johnny Football Texas ...

The U.S. Open Men’s Winner Could Be Anyone–Assuming He’s Not American

With no viable contenders, U.S. men's tennis reaches a nadir, but this year's U.S. Open is full of intrigue as there is no clear favorite and a golden opportunity for one 33-year-old Swiss man.

U.S. Open: What to Watch on Day 1

If your objective is to watch the best tennis possible on the first day of the U.S. Open: go to Court 17.

The Mo’ne Davis Craze Is Over…For Now

Mo'ne Davis and her team were eliminated from the Little League World Series on Thursday, but the attention over the 13-year-old female pitcher isn't dying down.

Predicteform Analysis of the Travers Stakes

Predicteform's in-depth analysis of Saturday's Travers Stakes from Saratoga Race Course.

Podcast: Mo’ne Davis and the Drama of the Little League World Series

Mo’ne Davis is the talk of the sports world, but should we make such a big deal about Little League?

Open Disappointment: Injury Forces Nadal Out of U.S. Open

Rafael Nadal is still, on most days, the best player in the world. But the wear and tear of his physical style means something is always hurting.

Predicteform’s Analysis of the Arlington Million

Here is Predicteform's in-depth analysis of Saturday's Arlington Million from Arlington Park in Arlington Heights, Ill.

Another League, Another New Commissioner

When two of the most successful commissioners in sports history retire within the same year, you know a sea change is taking place. David Stern left the NBA earlier this year; now, Bud Selig is getting ready to leave Major League Baseball at the beginning of the next, to be replaced by newly elected commissioner Rob Manfred.

Pope Speaks at Scene of South Korea Triumph

Pope Francis held a mass on Friday morning, the second day of his trip to South Korea, at the site of one of the country’s greatest sporting triumphs.

China’s Latest Import: American Football

American football is coming to China. A new league, to be known as the China American Football League, will kick off in preliminary form this year with games to be held among six university teams.

LeBron James of Dodgeball Leads Team Doom to a Three-Peat

Vince Marchbanks is the LeBron James of dodgeball. But unlike James in the NBA this season, Marchbanks was able to lead his team to a three-peat.

Are You Ready for Some (Preseason) Football?

A view of preseason football (and soccer) from an Englishman. Plus, why amateur sports still needs a big change.

The Tony Stewart Crash: Just What Happened?

It’s impossible to sort out who knows what about the driving incident that ended with the death of race driver Kevin Ward Jr. We see the video of Ward running out on the dirt track to confront Tony Stewart after a crash; we see Stewart’s car hitting Ward, and his resulting death. What we don’t know is anything else.

Kevin Durant: USA Basketball’s Latest Casualty

Kevin Durant's surprise abdication of his Team USA responsibilities—just days after Paul George's horrific injury—begs the interrogation of how important these commitments are in the first place.

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