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5 key storylines for the 2018 World Series

The World Series is finally set, and what a showdown: Red Sox vs. Dodgers — a 108-win Boston team that was MLB’s best team in the regular season against a Los Angeles squad returning to the World Series for a second straight season after falling just short in Game 7 a year ago. • World Series presented by YouTube TV, ...

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7 storylines to follow in Game 7 of NLCS

The Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers on home turf Friday night to force the ultimate crescendo of playoff sports: Game 7. The National League Championship Series, originally labeled as a chess match, has truly been an arduous and grueling war of attrition, as both teams have combined to score 41 runs over the first six games compared to ...

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6 storylines to watch in Astros-Red Sox

It’s a rare treat when the best two teams in baseball meet in the playoffs, so this year’s American League Championship Series matchup between the Boston Red Sox and Houston Astros is already shaping up to be an epic showdown. Before Game 1 gets going, here are six storylines to watch in this year’s ALCS. Red Sox revenge Two members ...

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6 storylines to watch in Brewers-Dodgers

Two franchises mired in championship droughts will now clash in the National League Championship Series. The Los Angeles Dodgers, though almost perennially competitive, haven’t hoisted the World Series trophy since 1988. Meanwhile, it’s been 50 years for the Milwaukee Brewers since debuting as the Seattle Pilots in 1969, coming closest when they lost the 1982 World Series against the St. ...

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NBA training camp 2018: Start dates, schedules and top storylines as teams prepare for new season

With the NBA’s media day under way, training camps opening up this weekend and the first preseason games less than a week away, we’ve officially entered basketball season. While training camp itself isn’t exactly something you can watch — teams aren’t just out here broadcasting their practices — there will be plenty of storylines to follow as the entire league ...

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Spotlight on MLB: 6 storylines to follow this summer

Barely more than one-third of the way into the Major League Baseball season and heading toward the Midsummer Classic, the pastime starts to get a little bit more attention, particularly after the conclusion of the NBA and NHL seasons, and the Golden State Warriors and Washington Capitals crowned as champions of their respective leagues. With around 60 games played by ...

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Post-NFL draft storylines: Can anyone catch the Eagles?

7:00 PM ET The NFL draft answers a lot of questions, but it leaves others unanswered and even, on occasion, raises a few new ones. Some mysteries are going to need the help of upcoming minicamps, training camps and, yes, the regular season to sort out. With that in mind, and with the breathless lunacy of draft weekend finally in ...

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Here are this weekend's top 5 storylines

It’s the last weekend of the first month. Celebrate. Soon, we’ll be out of April. We’ll separate ourselves from the ubiquitous phrase “small sample.” We’ll become less encumbered by a particularly meddlesome Mother Nature. We still won’t know what to make of the standings, but gosh darn it, we’ll try to make something of them anyw… MLB News Index

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