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NBA scoring wiped record books this season -- will defense get revenge in the playoffs?

Defense has been hard to find in 2020-21. But will these high-powered NBA offenses hit roadblocks in the postseason?

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Matchups, intel and predictions for 2021 postseason

The NBA playoffs are here! But first, let's figure out which teams will make it out of the play-in tournament.

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NFL Power Rankings: 1-32 poll, plus which players benefited most from the draft

Kirk Cousins and Patrick Mahomes both received offensive line help, while Myles Garrett will get some more support from the rest of the Browns' defense.

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Barnwell: Predicting when each rookie first-round QB will start

Will any of the five first-rounders use 2021 as a redshirt year?

'QBS ARE THE MOST SELFISH DUDES'

Keyshawn: There is nothing new about quarterbacks being divas

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This guy you've probably never heard of might be why Rory McIlroy wins the PGA Championship

McIlroy was struggling. Enter Pete Cowen, whose guidance helped McIlroy get a win two weeks ago. But can he help him end his 7-year majors drought?

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NHL Playoffs Daily: The Battle of Florida resumes

Tuesday brings the sequel to perhaps the best game of the playoffs so far, between the Panthers and Lightning. Get caught up on everything here.

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Anthony Mantha wants to be a 'difference-maker' for the Capitals

In his first taste of NHL playoff action, the former Red Wing hopes to make his mark.

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MLB's new dead ball era: How much is changing the baseball actually changing baseball?

We crunch the numbers to find out if the new ball is helping or hurting -- or even changing anything at all.

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MLB Awards Watch: Baseball's early MVP, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year favorites

Believe it or not, we're already a quarter of the way through the 2021 season.

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