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A Perennial Sadsack in the World Series Is Guaranteed

One nice thing about this year’s MLB playoffs is that no matter what happens, we’re getting a bunch of losers in the World Series.

Why Gennady Golovkin Is Boxing’s Most Feared Fighter

Gennady Gennadyyvich Golovkin is the picture of amicability. But don’t be deceived, the fighter known as "Triple G" may also be the most feared prize fighter on the planet.

Doc Rivers on Coaching, Playing in the NBA

The L.A. Clippers' Doc Rivers is one of the top coaches in the NBA. Riverson when he knew he was going to be a better coach than player.

Dodgers Pin Postseason Hopes on Kershaw, Perennial Playoff Loser

Over the past five seasons, no starting pitcher in baseball has a lower earned-run average than the Dodgers' ace. Yet Kershaw’s playoff starts have become an unlikely bugaboo for the Dodgers.

South Carolina Head Coach Steve Spurrier to Retire

Steve Spurrier plans to retire effectively immediately, according to multiple media reports Monday night, ending the career of the legendary football coach who brought a national championship to Florida, new levels of success to South Carolina and an incredible amount of entertainment to the sport over the last five decades.

Florida Suspends Quarterback Will Grier Indefinitely

Florida quarterback Will Grier was suspended indefinitely Monday for violating NCAA rules on performance-enhancing drugs.

Toronto’s Collapse Interrupted by Possible Texas Collapse

With their bats currently lacking life, the Rangers might not be able to put the clampdown on this desperate Blue Jays team.

Dodgers’ Chase Utley Suspended for 2 Playoff Games

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley could sit out two playoff games after the Major League Baseball penalized him for his takeout slide that broke New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada's right leg.

Southern California’s Steve Sarkisian Takes Leave of Absence

Southern California announced Sunday that football coach Steve Sarkisian is taking an indefinite leave of absence.

Cubs and Cardinals: An Old Rivalry—With Little History

Though they’ve irritated each other over the years, and battled through a rivalry that deeply informs each team’s baseball identity, the St. Louis Cardinals and the Chicago Cubs have never actually met up in the playoffs before now.

USA Gymnastics Prepares for Its Biggest Test Before Rio

American gymnastics officials named a seven-woman squad for the world championships on Thursday night, led by 2012 Olympic gold medalists Gabby Douglas and Aly Raisman, plus current all-around world champion Simone Biles.

Young Cubs Seek a Playoff Breakthrough

The Cubs enter the postseason seeking to end baseball's longest World Series drought, not having won since 1908. But advancing beyond Wednesday's wild-card game against the Pirates will likely require breakout performances from an unprecedented number of young stars.

Miami Dolphins Fire Joe Philbin

Joe Philbin has been fired four games into his fourth season as coach of the Miami Dolphins.

Yankees Return to Postseason—Without the Mythos and Fanfare

This is a different Yankees team, cleaved of the Core Four and allowed to flourish on its undoubtedly flawed terms.

Daily Fantasy Football: NFL Week 4 Picks

The players who offer the most value relative to their daily fantasy salary for Week 4 of the NFL.

Serena Williams Ends Her 2015 Season

Serena Williams announced on Thursday that she wouldn’t play another match in 2015 so she could recover from nagging injuries and a dispiriting defeat in the semifinals of the U.S. Open.

On Monday Night Football, It’s No Touchdowns vs. No Interceptions

The quarterback streak everyone will be talking about on Monday night when Alex Smith and Kansas City Chiefs (1-1) visit the Green Bay Packers (2-0) isn’t even the most impressive one in the game.

The Washington Nationals Keep on Fighting

If there was an award for Least Valuable Player, Jonathan Papelbon might be a strong consideration to win the symbolic prize.

Daily Fantasy Football: NFL Week 3 Picks

Jacksonville Jaguars wide receiver Allen Hurns runs after a reception againsr Miami Dolphins. Associated Press Russell Wilson, QB, Seahawks (vs. Bears, $7,000, 34.2 projected points): The defending NFC champions are 0-2 and will look...Show More Summary

Yogi Berra Dies: Tributes to the Yankee Legend

New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra died Tuesday night at the age of 90, according to a post on the Yogi Berra Museum’s Twitter account. Tributes immediately starting hitting the Web.

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