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NBA legends weigh in on Lonzo's debut (1:53)
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Dodgers finally break through

After a nearly three-decade absence, the Dodgers are finally heading to the World Series. Los Angeles snaps the longest streak in MLB history of playoff appearances without making the Fall Classic.

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When will Lonzo breakout?

Lonzo Ball had a tough time creating offense in his Lakers debut, and it likely won't get any easier over his next few games. Bledsoe averaged two steals per game last season, Holiday and Lowry ranked among the top four PGs in Defensive Real Plus-Minus last season, Wall is a former All-Defensive team selection and Rubio's 2.1 steals per game ranks among the top 15 ever.

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Stephen A.'s World Series wager with Magic Johnson (1:24)
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FPI favors Irish over USC

This will be the 89th meeting between the storied franchises and the first time both teams are ranked since 2009. Notre Dame QB Brandon Wimbush has missed the last two games with a foot injury, but is expect to return on Saturday. Trojans QB Sam Darnold did not throw an interception last week for the first time this season.

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UCLA has edge over Oregon

UCLA is slightly favored in the Rose Bowl against Oregon, the 28th-rated team in ESPN's FPI with a 4-3 record. UCLA is favored by the FPI in only two of its final five games after this week.

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Max not sold on players targeting Lonzo (1:58)
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No magic in Lonzo debut

When Lonzo Ball took the floor for his Lakers debut on Thursday night, he likely didn't imagine that Clippers PG Patrick Beverly would spoil it.

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Stephen A. watched the Lakers in disbelief (1:11)
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Dodgers return to hallowed ground of Fall Classic

Los Angeles will be playing in its 19th World Series, but a lot of has happened since the team last played in one 29 years ago (1988). Not only have the Cubs and Red Sox broken their infamous curses, but the Marlins came into existence in 1993 and have won two World Series titles.

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Dodgers finally break through to Fall Classic

The World Series has been unfamiliar territory to the Dodgers since their last appearance in 1988. With its series-clinching win against the Cubs on Thursday night, Los Angeles finally broke its streak.

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Lonzo dealing with the fallout from LaVar's words (1:39)
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The world's best teams for watching hockey prospects

Given how the hockey world is set up, one can find teams at all different levels that are loaded with prospects, from the top minor league farm teams to European pro clubs to the junior ranks to the NCAA. Here are 10 particularly notable ones for 2017-18.

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Lonzo disappoints in anticipated NBA debut (0:55)