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Red Sox vs. Dodgers: A World Series clash with historic possibilities

It's Dodger Stadium versus Fenway Park. East Coast versus West Coast. Warm versus cold. This is a chapter in baseball history that's been waiting to be written for too long.

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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.

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5-on-5: What's up with LeBron and the Lakers?

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?

Basketball: A Love Story

Watch Episode 5 of Basketball: A Love Story


Bob Cousy reflects on race, making amends with Bill Russell

The legendary point guard, who recently turned 90, sat down with Jackie MacMullan to discuss a new book about his complicated relationship with the Hall of Fame center.

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Watch: Duke vs. Virginia Union (Exhibition)

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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. Illustration

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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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.