Coming back in a baseball playoff series when a team is down 3-0 is nearly impossible, but that's not the case when the deficit is cut to 3-1. The Cubs have a glimmer of hope in the NLCS -- just look at baseball's past five 3-1 comebacks. More»
This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently 14th out of 123 competitors through three weeks -- see if you can do better. More»
For some time, the new Yankee Stadium seemed to lack the energy of the old place. Now, all that has changed. With a homegrown team winning thrilling postseason games, the cathedral in the Bronx is rocking and rolling again. More»
Think about where the NBA is at this specific moment in its history -- from its on-the-court product to its off-the-court voice, the league has everything going. Here are 10 signs that basketball is peaking, and why we should get excited for the new season. More»
Joe Maddon made an odd decision to let John Lackey face Justin Turner with Game 2 of the NLCS on the line on Sunday, and we all know what happened as a result. But, no matter what, Maddon will always be revered after what he did for Chicago fans last season. More»
Astros-Yankees and Cubs-Dodgers should keep us entertained all weekend long, while you can also flip around to some college football action, plus the NFL slate which includes Steelers at Chiefs. Let us be your viewing guide. More»
The NLCS features a team that got off to one of the hottest starts in baseball history and the team that won it all last season. Will the Chicago Cubs move one step close to defending their crown or will the Dodgers finally make the Fall Classic? More»
The Yankees-Astros American League Championship Series promises to be a back-and-forth affair. A matchup between two young teams on the rise features potent lineups, MVP candidates and some power pitching. More»
This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently 19th out of 123 competitors through three weeks -- see if you can do better. More»
The Nationals' hearts have been broken time and time again, and even the Expos have always fallen short in the playoffs. Will the 2017 Washington club be the one to finally win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history? More»
World Cup soccer in the United States is not just about watching a bunch of players run around a field. It's about coming together, with people from all walks of life, to support a common cause. And we all lost that on Tuesday night. More»
The results of Game 5 of the ALDS between the Yankees and Indians could alter the course of history for both franchises. How will Cleveland be remembered the season after they lost the World Series? And will this New York team continue to surprise? More»
Vice President Mike Pence attended Sunday's game between the 49ers and Colts in his home state of Indianapolis and left early, saying it was in response to protests during the national anthem. Of course, everything about the trip was scripted. More»
The drama-filled MLB postseason continues this weekend, with four great games. Also, don't forget about Mark Richt facing Florida State, the Panthers vs. the Lions and even the NBA preseason. Let us be your sports watching guide. More»
Like every matchup in the Division Series, the Arizona-LA promises to be an intriguing one. The Dodgers have high expectations this October, but the D-backs are ready to play spoilers (as long as they can figure out that starting rotation). More»
If you're a fan of American soccer, you should be quite worried about the USMNT. After subpar play earlier in the World Cup qualifiers, the squad pretty much needs to win their matchup against Panama on Friday night to not miss the tournament altogether. More»
This season, rather than doing pure NFL picks against the spread, I've decided to do weekly confidence pool rankings and pit myself against both Vegas and analytics. I'm currently 13th out of 123 competitors through three weeks -- see if you can do better. More»
One of the eight teams in the postseason is going to win a World Series come November. Each franchise would be absolutely thrilled to earn a championship, although some may have even extra urgency based on historical context. More»
In the ALDS, an upstart New York team heads to Cleveland to take on a battle-tested Indians squad that finished just short of a World Series crown last season. I'll break down the lineups, pitching matchups and predict a winner. More»
The Nationals have been to the playoffs time and time again, but they've never broken through. Can Washington put it all together this year and make a deep run with their talented roster? More»
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