47.88 F
New York
April 14, 2021

matchup

Men’s 2021 National Championship: Gonzaga-Baylor matchup is two years in the making

ESPN
If something felt wrong about penciling in the Gonzaga Bulldogs and Baylor Bears for the national championship of your 2021 March Madness bracket back on Selection Sunday, it’s only because the NCAA tournament has traditionally given us so many surprises. (Saturday night’s near miss for UCLA was yet another reminder.)......

Father-Son Coaching Matchup Set For Men’s Final Four

Sports Illustrated
Baylor assistant coach Alvin Brooks III will square off against his father, Houston assistant coach Alvin Brooks in Saturday’s NCAA men’s Final Four.  “I am coaching against my pops in the Final Four,” the younger Brooks said in a Tweet. “Every day I would say I can’t wait to see......

LaMelo’s play speaks for itself in first matchup with LeBron

ESPN
Kyle Kuzma cocked his arm back like a quarterback about to hit a tight end on a go route. His target was LeBron James, and the Los Angeles Lakers ‘ star had a step on LaMelo Ball of the Charlotte Hornets. Not many defenders in any sport are going to......

Wooden Watch: Which Wooden finalist has the most intriguing NCAA tournament matchup?

ESPN
The NCAA tournament begins Thursday, with 12 players from the 15-player final ballot for the 2021 John R. Wooden Award scheduled to take part in this season’s version of March Madness. With that in mind, we asked our panel of ESPN college basketball experts to weigh in on the player......

Super Bowl LV cheat sheet: Chiefs-Bucs picks, bold predictions, key matchups, more

ESPN
Super Bowl LV kicks off on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET, with the Kansas City Chiefs looking to defend their title against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Bucs quarterback Tom Brady will be seeking his seventh ring — and first outside of New England — while Patrick Mahomes will be trying......

Embiid carrying 76ers into matchup with Pacers

Reuters
Joel Embiid didn’t let back tightness slow him down during another impressive performance in a 118-94 win over host Minnesota on Friday night in Minneapolis, Minn. Jan 22, 2021; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (21) celebrates his three point shot against the Boston Celtics at Wells Fargo......

Finally, Aaron Rodgers vs. Tom Brady: Inside playoff matchup 13 years in making

ESPN
7:00 AM ET Rob Demovsky Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered Packers for Green Bay Press-Gazette from 1997-2013 Two-time Wisconsin Sportswriter of the Year as selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association Jenna Laine Close ESPN Staff Writer Covered the Buccaneers since 2009 Joined ESPN in 2016 For years, the......

Guide to Buccaneers-Packers, Bills-Chiefs: Picks, bold predictions and more

ESPN
6:55 AM ET ESPN staff The conference championship games of the NFL playoffs have arrived, with both kicking off on Sunday. The fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers will face the top-seed Green Bay Packers in the NFC Championship Game, and then the No. 2-seeded Buffalo Bills will play the No. 1......

NFL playoffs divisional-round guide: Picks, bold predictions and more for every game

ESPN
7:15 AM ET ESPN staff This weekend’s divisional round of the NFL playoffs is stacked with four more great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to......

Matchup for the ages: Saints, Drew Brees will host Buccaneers, Tom Brady

ESPN
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees vs. Tom Brady, Part III. Another one for the history books. The second-seeded New Orleans Saints will host the fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers in a playoff matchup for the ages next weekend after the Saints slogged through a 21-9 victory over the Chicago Bears on......

Brees: Playoff matchup with Brady was ‘inevitable’

ESPN
NEW ORLEANS — Tom Brady and Drew Brees will actually do something next week that they have never accomplished in their storied NFL careers: Face each other in a playoff game. The second-seeded New Orleans Saints will host the fifth-seeded Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the grand finale of next weekend’s......

NFL playoffs wild-card round guide: Picks, bold predictions and more for every game

ESPN
7:15 AM ET ESPN staff The opening weekend of the NFL playoffs has arrived, with six games on the wild-card round slate. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a......

Ball bros. recall backyard duels ahead of matchup

ESPN
6:09 PM ET Andrew LopezESPN For the first time in their lives, Lonzo and LaMelo Ball will be going at each other in a regulation basketball game. The two Ball brothers, three years apart, have never faced each other outside pickup games and duels in the Ball backyard. Friday night’s......

A Season of Chaos Will End With a Powerhouse Matchup College Football Wanted

New York Times
Alan Blinder Set aside, for just a moment, the coronavirus pandemic and all of the disruptions it dealt to the college football season — the week-to-week teetering, the postponements, the cancellations, the thousands of virus cases and the contact traces. Now consider the two teams that have ascended to a......

NFL Week 17 guide: Picks, bold predictions and playoff implications for every game

ESPN
7:15 AM ET ESPN staff The Week 17 NFL schedule is stacked with great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to know for each game and......

Score picks, playoff stakes and bold predictions for every Week 16 NFL matchup

ESPN
7:05 AM ET ESPN staff The Week 16 NFL schedule is stacked with great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to know for each game and......

NFL Week 15 guide: Picks, bold predictions and fantasy nuggets for every game

ESPN
7:00 AM ET ESPN staff The Week 15 NFL schedule is stacked with great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to know for each game and......

NFL Week 14 guide: Picks, bold predictions and fantasy nuggets for every game

ESPN
7:05 AM ET ESPN staff The NFL Week 14 schedule is stacked with great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to know for each game and......

NFL Week 13 guide: Picks, bold predictions and fantasy nuggets for every game

ESPN
7:15 AM ET ESPN staff The Week 13 NFL schedule is stacked with great matchups. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game, a bold prediction for each matchup and final score picks. Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a stat to know for each game, and......

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Click whichever is suitable. Accept Read More