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How baseball made it through its best, worst, smartest, dumbest and scariest season ever

Baseball during a pandemic almost didn't happen. Once the fighting stopped, the strangest season ever started, stumbled, mesmerized and finished. It was unreal, and hopefully we never see it again.

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Way-too-early 2021 MLB Power Rankings: What's next for all 30 teams

We have no idea how the offseason will play out, but we're ranking all 30 teams for next year anyway.



'I can't imagine attaching my name': How owners hide their political donations

The spotlight on political donations is bright, but there's a push among some ownership groups to avoid it.


The power behind the NFL's political action committee

The Gridiron PAC provides a glimpse into what Goodell's NFL values and how the league exerts influence.


Week 8 Love/Hate: Berry answers your emails about the job market

Matthew Berry lists his favorites for each position, but he begins with a job-search mailbag.

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Best and worst matchups at each position for Week 8

Here are the most and least favorable matchups at QB, RB, WR and TE.



Woody lays into Patriots with epic rant



Are the Packers and Cardinals really this good? Barnwell ranks the top playoff risers

Five NFL teams have improved their playoff chances by at least 29% since the season began. Here's how they got here and what's next.

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How Ohio State became Quarterback U under Ryan Day

The former offensive coordinator-turned-head coach is helping Buckeyes QBs finally get drafted in the first round -- and is making sure the position is set in Columbus for the future.

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Can Penn State upset Ohio State? What to know for Week 9

We preview the weekend's biggest Big Ten battle. Plus, can Oklahoma State keep rolling?


From Mookie's magic to Game 6 heroics: 10 moments that made Dodgers the World Series champs

L.A.'s title wasn't earned in an instant. From trading for Betts to nailing down the finale, we chart how the Dodgers reached the top.

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Key offseason questions for Rays after World Series loss

Here's what's next for Tampa Bay after coming up short in a bid for its first World Series title.

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On This Date: Oct. 29, 2003

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