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Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

Houston Astros Playoff History: A Legacy Of LCS Thrillers

The Houston Astros are set to make their first appearance in the American League Championship Series on Friday night against the New York Yankees. If the franchise’s history in the National League is any indication,

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The Legacy Of Bernie Kosar

The Legacy Of Bernie Kosar

TheSportsNotebook is preparing the release of a new book about great moments in 1980s sports. In writing the book, one of the things that stood out to me was just how consequential Bernie Kosar was

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Best Final Four Games Ever: Seven To Remember

Best Final Four Games Ever: Seven To Remember

Final Four Saturday was a good one, with both games coming down to the final minute. I don’t know that either game reaches the absolute top rung of best Final Four games ever—both Gonzaga and

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The Best Sports Stories Of 2016

The Best Sports Stories Of 2016

We’re in what I think of as the “interval point” between sports years. The Super Bowl was the last event deciding a champion that will be remembered as being from 2016. The NCAA Tournament will

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The Super Bowl Century

The Super Bowl Century

I’m in the process of writing a book about great 1980s Sports Moments and one event that is conspicuously underrepresented is the Super Bowl. Those of us that came of age in that decade remember

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