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  1. World Series Weekend Preview: Three Keys for Three Royals-Giants ...

    Jonah Keri

    The Giants and Royals reconvene tonight in San Francisco for Game 3 of the World Series, with the matchup knotted at one win apiece and with plenty of questions looming heading into a pivotal weekend. Here are three of the story lines we'll be f...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  2. World Series Preview: Five Keys to Victory for the Royals and Gia...

    Ben Lindbergh and Jonah Keri

    On Tuesday night, the Giants and Royals will face off in Game 1 of the 2014 World Series. (That's the matchup we all predicted this preseason, right?) As the even-year streakers in San Francisco prepare to battle the seemingly unbeatable breakou...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  3. A Tactical Preview of the World Cup Final

    Mike L. Goodman

    For all the surprises this World Cup has offered up, from Algeria being awesome to Italy and England apparently missing the plane to Brazil in the first place, the final matchup shouldn't come as much of shock. Ge...

    Blog | July 11, 2014
  4. Another OT Thriller: How the Rangers Let Game 1 Slip Away

    Katie Baker

    When the Rangers lost to the Boston Bruins in five last season in the second round of the playoffs, the first game of the series was particularly frustrating for New York fans. Going into the matchup there was little doubt about who was the better te...

    Blog | June 05, 2014
  5. What to Watch in the NHL Eastern Conference Finals (Besides Reall...

    Cam Charron

    The Eastern Conference finals begin Saturday, pitting the New York Rangers against the Montreal Canadiens, in what should be the best matchup of the playoffs in terms of uniform aesthetics. Blue, red, and white are a popular color pattern for a reaso...

    Blog | May 16, 2014
  6. P.K. Subban! P.K. Subban! P.K. Subban! (And Some Other Highlights...

    Sarah Larimer

    Montreal's second-round matchup against Boston moved to the Bell Centre on Tuesday night, as the Habs beat the Bruins 4-2 to take a 2-1 series lead. It was all very exciting! I guess that's a thing you should expect, though, if fire is an i...

    Blog | May 07, 2014
  7. Can the Minnesota Wild Recover?

    Sean McIndoe

    The Minnesota Wild were a great first-round story, beating the heavily favored Colorado Avalanche in overtime of Game 7 to become the only 4-seed to advance. But that win earned them an even tougher matchup in Round 2 against the defending champs. An...

    Blog | May 06, 2014
  8. The Resurrection of Jermaine O’Neal

    Jonathan Abrams

    Doc Rivers alternated between big compliments and little jabs about Jermaine O'Neal. Just moments before Game 2 of the Los Angeles Clippers-Golden State Warriors first-round matchup, Rivers considered recent Boston history. &am...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  9. Pitchers' Duel Diary: Yu Darvish vs. Sonny Gray

    Shane Ryan

    Welcome to the first 2014 Pitchers' Duel Diary. Here we anticipate one excellent matchup and put it under the microscope to see what we can learn about the dark art of pitching. The analysis occasionally goes deep, and occasionally goes embarras...

    Blog | April 29, 2014
  10. Week 15 NFL Viewing Guide: Joe Haden's Predicament and the Develo...

    Robert Mays

    Cornerback–Wide Receiver Matchup of the Week Joe Haden, Browns vs. Brandon Marshall/Alshon Jeffery, Bears In the NBA, 3-point shooting has become a pivotal ingredient for any team. Part of that is the actual value of made 3-point shots (the...

    Blog | December 13, 2013
  11. Vegas Weekend Recap: What Does Auburn vs. Florida State Mean for ...

    RJ Bell

    The BCS title game odds are set, with Florida State an eight-point favorite over Auburn. As recently as a week ago, the projected spread for this potential matchup was in the double-digit range — but Auburn's impressive win Saturday has stoked ...

    Blog | December 11, 2013
  12. If the College Football Playoff Began This Season, Which Four Tea...

    Ed Feng

    Michigan State brought tranquility to this year's championship race by eliminating Ohio State from the ranks of the undefeateds and paving the way for a Florida State–Auburn title game matchup devoid of the chaos and controversy that has so oft...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  13. Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan's Eternal Feud Flares Up at Art Ba...

    Molly Lambert

    You know the poster for Grudge Match with Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone that's plastered all over the place right now? It shows the two grizzled screen veterans locked in an eternal punch, the fantasy matchup between Rocky Balboa and Raging B...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  14. We Went There: Seattle Is Going to Win Forever

    Spike Friedman

    Monday night at CenturyLink Field in Seattle was loud. Really loud. Uncomfortably loud. The loud started as a buzz in warm-ups, became a roar as the game began, and at times reached seismic levels as the Seahawks won their much hyped matchup with the...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  15. How Should Ottawa Fans Handle Daniel Alfredsson's Return?

    Sean McIndoe

    The biggest game on this week's NHL schedule will be one of the last: Sunday night's matchup between the Senators and Red Wings in Ottawa. While there will probably be better contests, there won't be a more emotional one, as the game will mark the fi...

    Blog | November 26, 2013
  16. Bill Barnwell on Chiefs-Broncos

    Bill Barnwell

    Even though this is a marquee matchup, by NFL hype standards everyone seems to be ignoring the significance of Sunday's Chiefs-Broncos game.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2013