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  1. Handicapping Sunday at the Masters -- golf

    Rick Reilly

    Someone will be adding a little green to his wardrobe come Sunday.'s Rick Reilly sizes up the possibilities.

    Story | April 11, 2014
  2. Oakland A's Josh Donaldson beat all the odds to become star third...

    Eddie Matz

    For ESPN The Magazine's MLB Preview Issue, Eddie Matz writes that after his father went to prison, Josh Donaldson found an escape in baseball -- then became one of the best third basemen in the game.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2014
  3. Spurrier, Gamecocks keep defying odds

    Chris Low

    Did you see recently where Steve Spurrier said that winning was contagious? He was referring to the entire South Carolina athletic program. The women's basketball team just won its first SEC championship, and the Gamecocks' nationally ranked baseb...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  4. Time to make some golf picks, including Phil Mickelson's Grand Sl...

    Our experts analyze all of the pressing topics in golf in our latest edition of Four-Ball.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2013
  5. Auburn Tigers fan made $100 bet to win national title at 500-to-1...

    Darren Rovell

    In January, John Skiba was in Las Vegas on vacation when he looked at the future odds for Auburn to win the national championship: 500 to 1.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  6. NFL Hot Read -- Health, job demands at odds for NFL coaches

    Jeffri Chadiha

    NFL Hot Read: The health scares of John Fox and Gary Kubiak raise the question of whether wellness and job demands are at odds for NFL coaches.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2013
  7. 2013-14 PGA Tour season begins this week as Open waits o...

    The PGA Tour season gets underway this week at the Open, the first time the tour has gone to a wraparound season. And while the field might not look that strong on paper, odds are that will change.

    Story | Conversation | October 08, 2013
  8. City can look to United for blueprint on how to rebound

    Iain Macintosh

    This is no title decider. The title was decided long ago. The odds of Manchester City retaining the Premier League are now roughly the same as the odds of being hit on the head by two meteorites on the same day. -- Curtis: Manchester power shift ...

    Blog | April 07, 2013
  9. Weather can be the biggest hazard at The Open Championship

    The most valuable slip of paper found at any British Open is not a list of the odds. It's the forecast.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2012
  10. Will a repeat major winner please stand up?

    Justin Ray

    Here's a shocker: the players ranked highest in the world rankings don't always win the majors. So how low do major winners tend to go in the OWGR? Justin Ray takes a closer look in his Numbers Game blog.

    Blog | Conversation | July 10, 2012
  11. Jay Haas opens three-stroke lead after bogey-free second round in...

    Only Jay Haas knows what it's like to take the biggest lead in Principal Charity Classic history into the final round.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2012
  12. Henley stays on learning curve as pro

    David Ching

    ATHENS, Ga. -- Russell Henley knew the odds were not in his favor, but he told anyone who would listen before last year's Stadion Classic at UGA that he was playing in the Nationwide Tour event to win. Only one amateur golfer had won an event sinc...

    Blog | April 17, 2012
  13. Can Fred Couples beat age-old odds and win the Masters?

    Our experts analyze all the pressing topics in golf in our latest edition of Masters Four-Ball.

    Story | Conversation | April 06, 2012
  14. Bob Hamman bets you won't make that promotional basket during hal...

    Matt McCue

    If some fan hits a promotional half-court shot at halftime, writes Matt McCue in ESPN The Magazine, somebody has to come up with all that dough. And his name is probably Bob Hamman.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  15. Time for some advice to pick your bracket for WGC-Accenture Match...

    Justin Ray

    What do Brandt Snedeker and Tiger Woods have in common this week?'s Justin Ray explains his bracket tips in his weekly offering, Numbers Game.

    Blog | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  16. Geoff Ogilvy poised for strong finish to FedEx Cup playoffs

    Bob Harig

    The odds of Geoff Ogilvy claiming the $10 million first prize for winning the FedEx Cup playoffs seems rather remote. Then again, so were his chances of even teeing it up this week at the Tour Championship, writes's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2011