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  1. Fabiano Caruana Is Doing The Impossible At Chess's Most Comp...

    A murderers' row of world-class chess players is assembled in St. Louis, Missouri, this week. But they haven't been much trouble for Fabiano Caruana. Caruana has been dominating the field at the elite , hosted by the Chess Club and Schol...

    Blog | September 05, 2014
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  3. Introducing NFL Elo Ratings

    If you followed FiveThirtyEight's during the World Cup, you know that we're big fans of the . They're based on a relatively simple system developed by the physicist to rate chess players. But they can be adapted fairly easily fo...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
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  5. McCluster, Thomas important chess pieces

    Paul Kuharsky

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans intend on Dexter McCluster being an unpredictable X factor for their offense. His old team, the Kansas City Chiefs, now feature a new unpredictable X factor in rookie receiver De'Anthony Thomas. So Ken Whis...

    Blog | September 04, 2014
  6. Ventura left to pick bullpen's lock

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- Like using chess pieces to play checkers, or fixing your car with lawnmower parts, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura is going to have to figure out a way to be creative when it comes to his struggling bullpen. Fresh off the latest...

    Blog | August 19, 2014
  7. Pac-12 recruits who fill biggest needs

    Erik McKinney

    The chess-like nature of recruiting forces coaches to look years into the future, both to fill their own roster as well as take advantage of strengths and weaknesses of the upcoming high school classes. Despite the 2014 football season not kicking of...

    Blog | August 12, 2014
  8. Doug McIntyre grades the Netherlands and Argentina following thei...

    Doug McIntyre

    The Match

    Blog | July 09, 2014
  9. Arizona Cardinals Larry Fitzgerald exposed - ESPN The Magazine Bo...

    Morty Ain

    Larry Fitzgerald talked with reporter Morty Ain about what it was like to take it all off for ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue and reveals his love of chess

    Story | Conversation | June 26, 2014
  10. Pitcher's Perspective: Newton North vs. Silver Lake

    Andy Smith

    BROCKTON, Mass. -- As the game rolled on, Sunday's Super 8 nightcap between Newton North and Silver Lake became a chess match. Not just between opponents, but against the schedule. The winner would play Bridgewater-Raynham on Thursday, while the ...

    Blog | June 02, 2014
  11. Breaking down tape of Dominique Easley

    Field Yates

    The New England Patriots have added to their carousel of defensive linemen with former Florida standout Dominique Easley. Below is our scouting report on Easley after a closer examination this morning. Alignment: A movable chess piece on the defen...

    Blog | May 09, 2014
  12. Lineups that playoff coaches should use more - NBA

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle looks at one lineup combination for each team beyond its starting five that would help going forward. The Pacers, for example, would benefit from a grouping of Ian Mahinmi, George Hill, C.J. Watson, Paul George and Luis Scola.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2014
  13. Women's Final Four 2014 -- The pros and cons of another Connectic...

    Kate Fagan

    Geno Auriemma and UConn locked up another national title, in impressive fashion. But all the qualities that make this program great also pose a problem for women's basketball.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  14. Keys to Kentucky-UConn title game

    Fran Fraschilla

    Don't let the seed numbers fool you; in Monday night's national championship matchup between the Connecticut Huskies and Kentucky Wildcats, we have two very good teams with distinct strengths and weaknesses that should make for an interesting chess m...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  15. Carmelo Anthony -- New York Knicks bringing in Phil Jackson a 'po...

    Ian Begley

    Carmelo Anthony was among several Knicks to express excitement about Phil Jackson's arrival, calling the hiring a "power move."

    Story | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  16. Inside the Manning-Seattle D chess match

    Mike Sando

    Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas' intensity grew Thursday as the Seattle Seahawks completed their final team-wide media session before Super Bowl XLVIII. Thomas sounded ready to walk directly from the podium to the field at MetLife Stadium. "Any quarte...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  17. Curtis Martin on Peyton: Chess master

    Rich Cimini

    Curtis Martin always has been an admirer of Peyton Manning. Two years ago, the Hall of Famer wanted to see the New York Jets pursue Manning as a free agent. On Sunday, Martin believes Manning will be the difference in Super Bowl XLVIII. "I think t...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  18. Up-tempo chess match: Ryan vs. Kelly

    Mike Triplett

    METAIRIE, La. -- All of the descriptions I've heard about the way Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly likes to move his players around in various formations to create confusion reminds me a lot of how we've seen Rob Ryan operate since he became defe...

    Blog | January 03, 2014