Christopher Smith

Respected sports bettor continues Jeopardy winning streak

James Holzhauer, a “respected” sports bettor in Las Vegas, by one measure is second all-time in Jeopardy! winnings.

Bettor wins $1.19 million on Tiger Woods’ Masters victory

James Adducci won the largest golf payout in William Hill’s U.S. history. He’s also been the subject of fierce debate on social media.

Los Angeles Lakers, coach Luke Walton part ways

The Los Angeles Lakers are looking for a new head coach after parting ways with Luke Walton.

Alabama coach Nick Saban provides injury report on himself

Alabama coach Nick Saban (hip injury) plans to coach for years to come, he told reporters after Saturday’s A-Day game.

LSU reinstates basketball coach Will Wade

LSU reinstated Will Wade after a suspension that lasted more than a month. The Tigers coach denied any wrongdoing.

Christopher Smith’s Power Rankings — Bowl Season

Clemson has moved into the No. 1 spot — replacing Ohio State — of Christopher Smith’s Bowl Season Power Rankings.

SEC basketball becoming as ruthless as SEC football

SEC basketball is in its golden era. Conference expectations, recruiting, facilities and money are starting to mirror SEC football.

Purdue coach Jeff Brohm gets lucrative new contract

Purdue rewarded football coach Jeff Brohm with a seven-year, $36.8 million contract.

Auburn rewards basketball coach Bruce Pearl with new contract

Auburn has rewarded Bruce Pearl with a new five-year contract following the Tigers’ Final Four run.

Sacramento Kings hire Luke Walton

After the team’s best season since 2005-06, Vlade Divac decided to fire Dave Joerger and replace him with Luke Walton.