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Nov. 23, 2015

HARD MATH

HARD MATH. The 10 teams of the Big 12 put up crazy numbers, but they're still not sure if zero defeats add up to one playoff bid. Oklahoma ...

Oct. 06, 2008

Block Party

Ole Miss's stunning win over Florida was just one of seven upsets involving Top 25 teams in a chaotic week that also saw the emergence of Alabama as a contender for the national championship

April 08, 2013

Opening Scenes

Early-April optimism is more than a platitude this year. The most predictable thing about baseball in 2013 is its unpredictability

Sept. 27, 2004

Sosa Music

Sammy's slammin' again, and Cubs fans are dancin' in the aisles as their team fights for the NL wild card

April 05, 2010

5 HOUSTON ASTROS

PLAYER TO WATCH BRETT MYERS Brett Myers's once-promising career with the Phillies ended abruptly after 11 years with the organization: ...

Aug. 30, 2010

Into the Fire

Are you experienced? Doesn't matter—call-ups will be critical down the stretch

April 04, 2005

5 Milwaukee Brewers

Carlos Lee is a cornerstone of a club that has been stuck in building mode

Jan. 17, 2011

Dazed and Blue

The winningest college football program needs a coach. Easy, right?

July 27, 2009

The Running Man

The science of destroying your opponent one base at a time. Allow Carl Crawford to demonstrate

April 06, 2009

6 PITTSBURGH PIRATES

No Bang for TheBucsA 17th straight losing season awaits a club with no pop and a regressing youngrotation LAST NOVEMBER,days after he ...

Nov. 02, 2015

NO TRICK, JUST TREAT

NUMBER 21 TEMPLE HAS RISEN FROM NEAR DEATH A DECADE AGO TO 7-- 0 AND A DATE WITH NOTRE DAME ON ALL HALLOWS' EVE ...

March 31, 2008

2 Cincinnati Reds

"YOUNG STARTERS ARE THE REASON THEY COULD MAKE THE JUMP THE ROCKIES DID LAST YEAR."

Aug. 14, 2006

Albert Chen's View

A BRAVE MOVE BYATLANTA Afterentertaining offers for Andruw Jones (left) before the July 31 nonwaiver tradedeadline, the Braves caused a ...

March 26, 2007

2 Chicago Cubs

MANAGER LOUPINIELLA first season with Cubs INJURY-CURSEDrighthanders Mark Prior and Kerry Wood, who combined for 11 trips to ...

April 04, 2005

3 Houston Astros

Finally, a full-time closer has emerged to finish what the stellar rotation starts

April 04, 2005

6 Pittsburgh Pirates

Two young players with star potential emerged last season--that's a start, at least

Feb. 13, 2012

THE GREAT RECRUITING SCRAMBLE

Signing day once again caused a nationwide frenzy, but no program experienced more highs and lows over the final week than Rutgers.

Dec. 13, 2004

Getting Off the Juice

Teams have player issues to deal with--besides steroids--as they head into this weekend's winter meetings