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NBA Tipoff: Winning 74 games shouldn't define success for the Warriors
After making history a year ago -- for better and for worse -- the Golden State Warriors somehow raised expectations by adding one of the league's best players to an already record-breaking core. But, how much better can the team, led by Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant, really get?
World Series predictions: Experts pick winner, MVP, breakout star
After three weeks, eight series and 29 games, the MLB postseason has been whittled down to two teams, and they just happen to be the ones with the longest World Series championship droughts in the game: The Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians. Get your popcorn ready, folks.
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8 bold predictions for the 2016-17 NBA season: Rising stars and more
The NBA season is finally upon us. We'll have more than seven months to discuss basketball games everyday. But until then, all we can do is anticipate and predict. We've already slated each team with a win total, but we got a bit bolder by making some definitive predictions.
National Fail League: The biggest flops from Week 7 in the NFL
Kicker, man. After Chandler Cantanzaro's botched game-winner, the Seahawks had their chance at a victory in the closing seconds of overtime with a chip shot of their own. Stephen Hauschka lined up from 27 yards out, but, even worse than Cantanzaro, yanked it so far left it never even had a chance.
Godwinks and hallelujah: Cubs reward faithful fans with pennant
What are godwinks? As lifelong Cubs fan Rhena Knourek, now 82 years old, told me two years ago at Cubs Convention, the annual mid-winter Hajj for the most devout of the Cubbie flock, godwinks are seemingly random moments of ordinary life that actually occur because of heavenly direction.
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Meaningless Case Study: What if LeBron never went to South Beach?
With LeBron James set to begin another season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, let's take a look at what would've happened had the superstar made different choices -- or, simply put, never joined the Miami Heat -- in 2010.
Great, Westbrook and the Thunder are screwed thanks to the new SI cover
The Oklahoma City Thunder star, who is set to begin his scintillating Anger Tour without relocated sidekick Kevin Durant, has been on the GQ cover and now, gulp, Sports Illustrated. This is bad, why, you ask? If you've heard of the Sports Illustrated jinx, you know the deal here.