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  1. MLB’s Most Exciting Regular-Season Teams of 2014

    Ben Lindbergh

    The last day of baseball's regular season reminded us that in sports, uncertainty equals excitement. Early last week, it looked like we were headed for a final few days in which every playoff spot would already be assigned, which would have...

    Blog | September 29, 2014
  2. Everything You Need to Know (Which Admittedly Isn't Much!) A...

    Michael Baumann

    So many great stories from baseball history take place on the last weekend of the regular season, from Merkle's Boner to the phenomenal final night of the 2011 season. Over at SI.com, Jay Jaffe tracks the possibilities for maximum chaos at...

    Blog | September 26, 2014
  3. Winter Meetings Wrap: Recapping the Final Flurry of Deals and Pre...

    Jonah Keri

    Baseball's winter meetings concluded with Thursday's Rule 5 draft, where the Rangers generated some of the biggest buzz of the week by selecting Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. That tells you all you need to know. Team executives left Or...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  4. The Other MLB All-Star Game Final Vote Controversy

    Michael Baumann

    In recent years, Major League Baseball has added another wrinkle to an increasingly convoluted All-Star Game selection process: the Final Vote. After the fan-determined starters and player-and-manager-determined reserves are set, the fans are given a...

    Blog | July 08, 2013
  5. What Chelsea's Europa League Win Says About the Differences Betwe...

    Michael Bertin

    With a looping back-post header well into stoppage time, Branislav Ivanovic turned Benfica goalkeeper Artur into a statued spectator and gave Chelsea FC a 2-1 win in the Europa League final. The easy explanation for Americans not well versed in the v...

    Blog | May 17, 2013
  6. Bayern Munich's Bastian Schweinsteiger Wants Basketball Playoffs ...

    Chris Ryan

    About a year ago, Bayern Munich played Chelsea in the Champions League final, losing on penalty kicks. It was a heartbreaker; Bayern were, overall, probably a better team, and they were playing in front of their home crowd at Allianz Arena. What did ...

    Blog | May 15, 2013
  7. Justin Verlander is delivering yet another award-worthy season

    Jonah Keri

    While everyone fixates on the Triple Crown in Detroit, they're forgetting about Justin Verlander.

    Story | Conversation | October 01, 2012
  8. Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 4 picks

    Bill Simmons

    It's a final cleansing of the Sports Guy's inbox, plus Week 4 picks.

    Story | Conversation | September 28, 2012
  9. About Last Night: Aly Adds to Her Collection

    Shane Ryan

    In case you were out living a life of leisure, here's what you missed in sports on Tuesday. American gymnast Aly Raisman won a bronze medal on the balance beam event final, and followed that up with a gold on the floor exercise. Beleaguered U.S. ...

    Blog | August 08, 2012
  10. City Rivalries and the Greatest Sports Trivia Question

    Shane Ryan

    As I watched the Rangers pull away from the Devils on Monday, I realized that in a few days, we might be in for a New York–Los Angeles championship series. The Kings, who face the Coyotes in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals tonight, are ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  11. Jonah Keri can't believe the NL wild-card race is suddenly heatin...

    Jonah Keri

    Now that the NL wild card is up for grabs, the final two weeks of the MLB regular season should end with a bang.

    Story | Conversation | September 20, 2011