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Week 8 Power Rankings: Players who must step up on all 32 teams

Every team has an Achilles' heel. Who is that key player who can erase it? Here are 32 possible difference-makers.

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QB Confidence Index: Long-term outlooks for all 32 NFL teams

The Saints' QB tandem is the envy of the league -- the Giants and Jaguars, though, not so much. Where does your team rank?

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Everything you need to know about World Series Game 1

Two of the great lefties of our era face off at Fenway in the opener of the 2018 Fall Classic. Which ace will deal a victory?

Olney: Machado vs. The Haters and 9 other matchups we can't wait to see

Chris Sale vs. His Stomach. L.A.'s outfielders vs. Fenway. Here's some of what makes this World Series so special.

What it means for the Dodgers to get all the way back to the World Series

Returning to the World Series meant the Dodgers had to triumph over an extra challenge: the hangover from coming up empty the year before.

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5-on-5: The NBA's biggest surprises and disappointments

Our NBA experts answer the big questions after the first week of basketball.

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Power Rankings: A new top 10 and a few big risers

Who are the biggest risers and fallers after the first week of real NBA basketball?

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Game 1: 8:09 p.m. ET. Tuesday

SVP speaks with Machado about his experience at Fenway Park

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Ranking all 50 players in the World Series

Legend. Rental. Wunderkind. Moneybags. Here's what you need to know about each of the Red Sox and Dodgers players in this year's Fall Classic.

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LeBron misses clutch FTAs; Spurs capitalize with Mills' winner

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LeBron, Lakers fly high during comeback, fall apart in final minute

The Spurs and Lakers entertained for 53 minutes, but it was Patty Mills - not LeBron James - who played the role of hero in the final seconds.

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Ranking your NBA team's 2018-19 drama

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    Is there any Stranger Thing than what the Lakers did this summer? Is there anyone Leftover in Cleveland? Did we just turn all 30 NBA teams into TV dramas? Yes ... yes, we did.