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  1. Flashback: NFL's first playoff

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    On this day in 1932, the NFL held its first championship game. The Chicago Bears, featuring legends Red Grange and Bronko Nagurski, beat the Portsmouth Spartans 9-0. Prior to the meeting, the league had determined its annual champion based on the reg...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  2. Happy birthday, Condoleezza Rice!

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    Happy birthday to Condoleezza Rice, who turns 59 today! The former U.S. Secretary of State became one of the first two female members of Augusta National Golf Club in 2012 and was recently named to the new College Football Playoff selection committee...

    Blog | November 14, 2013
  3. Eastern time in WNBA?

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    The 17th postseason in WNBA history opens tonight, and the four teams from the East - the Chicago Sky, the Indiana Fever, the Washington Mystics and the Atlanta Dream -- are looking to spread the wealth. Of the 16 previous champions, only two teams r...

    Blog | September 19, 2013
  4. Counting down to playoffs

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    One week from today, on Sept. 19, the WNBA playoffs will tip off with eight teams shooting to become the league's 17th champion. In the East, Elena Delle Donne and the Chicago Sky have clinched the top seed. Joining them will be the Atlanta Dream, th...

    Blog | September 12, 2013
  5. Last leg of first NWSL season

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    The first postseason in National Women's Soccer League history opens Saturday, and it features the only four teams in the league that have won more games than they've lost. Alex Morgan , Christine Sinclair and the third-seeded Portland Thorns (11-6-5...

    Blog | August 23, 2013
  6. espnW -- Can anyone beat the Miami Heat?

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    With the NBA regular season ending, is another Miami championship a foregone conclusion? Our writers weigh in with possible upset picks.

    Story | Conversation | April 14, 2013
  7. W roundtable: Can anyone stop Miami Heat from winning second stra...

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    As the NBA playoffs approach, the Miami Heat certainly have the look of a champion, but it's too early to write off the Indiana Pacers, San Antonio Spurs and a few other contenders for the 2013 NBA title.

    Story | Conversation | February 25, 2013
  8. W roundtable: NBA title favorites

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    To hear our writers tell it, the race for the NBA title is a three-way battle and the likely champions are all too familiar. Get the full scoop in this week's roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | October 22, 2012
  9. W roundtable: Can New York Yankees get back into the American Lea...

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    The Yankees are down 0-2 in the ALCS and hitting the road, is there anything that can save New York's season? Our experts weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2012
  10. W roundtable: The Connecticut Sun's Tina Charles the MVP favorite...

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    With the WNBA playoffs upon us, one question remains: Who has earned the WNBA MVP honors? Our writers weigh in, picking an overwhelming favorite.

    Story | Conversation | September 24, 2012
  11. W roundtable: Which big sporting event are you eyeing this week?

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    With the Stanley Cup finals, French Open and Women's College World Series taking to the air this week, we asked our writers to weigh in on what they'll be watching most closely.

    Story | Conversation | May 29, 2012
  12. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Athletes experience balancing act between fa...

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    When male athletes like the Heat's Chris Bosh have to choose between a playoff game and the birth of a child, what choice should they make? Our contributors weigh in.

    Story | Conversation | May 03, 2012
  13. 2012 NBA playoffs -- With Derrick Rose out, who will challenge Mi...

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    With Derrick Rose's ACL injury, the Bulls' chances in the East are diminished. Can anyone challenge Miami? Our writers weigh in with their picks in this week's roundtable.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2012
  14. 2012 NHL playoffs -- NHL's discipline problem

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    The NHL has been consistently inconsistent in its handling of dirty play this postseason. Our writers weigh in on the 25-game suspension doled out to Raffi Torres and what it means for the league.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  15. W roundtable: Should women support a female-less Augusta National...

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    Bubba Watson's playoff win entertained fans and earned him a green jacket Sunday, but should women have been watching or taking a stand against the all-male club? Our panel weighs in.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2012
  16. W roundtable: NFL wild-card games ripe for upsets

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    Houston is set for its first playoff game, but will it be one-and-done? Can Tim Tebow find fourth-quarter magic again? Our panelists make their wild-card picks.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012