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Get ready for Bengals-Chiefs, 49ers-Rams: We previewed both games -- and picked winners

What to watch for in the AFC and NFC Championship Games. Bold predictions. Key stats to know. Matchups to watch. And, of course, final score picks.

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How all four remaining NFL playoff teams can win this weekend: We mapped out game plans

We scheme up keys to victory, pick players to watch and outline important matchups.

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Lowe's 10 things: Luka's surging Mavs, a rookie steal in Chicago and the Knicks' city edition court

This week, we showcase signs of life from Luka and the Mavs (finally!), a second-rounder making serious moves in Chicago and MSG's city edition court.

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How Klay Thompson's game has changed since his return

What has Thompson's return meant for a Warriors team that looks poised to return to the playoffs?

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FRIDAY'S GAMES

AUSTRALIAN OPEN

NADAL, MEDVEDEV ADVANCE TO FINAL

Nadal wins four-set duel vs. Berrettini to earn spot in final

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Medvedev explains 'small cat' rant at umpire

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AUSTRALIAN OPEN WOMEN'S FINAL

Expert picks: Will Ash Barty win in front of her home crowd? Or will Danielle Collins pull off the upset?

Our experts weigh in on who will win the 2022 Australian Open women's title. Spoiler: It's not as straightforward as it seems.

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STATE OF THE MINOR LEAGUES

'I was wrong': Why MLB's restructuring of the minors turned out mostly better than expected

In 2020, minor league baseball officials predicted disaster as MLB moved to reduce the number of affiliated teams. While the transition didn't work out for some, many owners now say their worst fears weren't realized.

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