Tag Archives: Rankings

NBA Power Rankings: After 15 straight wins, it's time to go green

9:10 AM ET If you want to be the best, you’ve got to beat the best, and that’s exactly what the Boston Celtics did. We’ve unveiled our rankings for Week 6 in the NBA. How’d we do? Let us know by re-ranking our 1-30 list. The stars shined bright this week, as Kyrie Irving, Stephen Curry and LeBron James all rocked special-edition sneakers. But who had the best pair? 1 Related The league’s leading defense held the defending champion Golden State Warriors to a season-low 88 points Thursday night to ...

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Week 11 NFL Power Rankings: Win projections for all 32 teams

7:30 AM ET How many wins will your team finish with this season? Six rushing touchdowns for the Saints on Sunday. Six sacks for Adrian Clayborn. Only six incompletions for C.J. Beathard. The lessons from Week 10 are brought to you by the number six. Which teams have the most and least favorable schedules for the rest of the season? It looks like tough sledding for some NFC clubs, while the Jaguars have the easiest path to the postseason. 1 Related Here’s a rundown of the Week 11 Power Rankings, ...

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Despite lack of drama at top, CFP rankings hint at chaos to come

8:20 PM ET It sounds illogical, but the story of the CFP selection committee’s second rankings never was going to be the top four (or five). Businesslike wins by No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Notre Dame, plus quality road victories by No. 4 Clemson and No. 5 Oklahoma, suggested that nothing would change at the top, and it didn’t. Tuesday’s rankings reset instead would shine a spotlight on the next set of contenders, namely unbeatens Wisconsin and Miami. The committee’s message: There’s work left to do, ...

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Week 10 NFL Power Rankings: How all 32 teams have moved since preseason

7:30 AM ET Has your team exceeded, lived up to or fallen short of expectations? Doug Pederson’s case for best coach at the season’s halfway point? His Eagles are 8-1 and coming off a dismantling of the Broncos. But others have strong cases, too. The pair of second-year quarterbacks had the week’s most impressive performances en route to statement wins. 1 Related Here’s a rundown of the Week 10 Power Rankings, as voted on by our power panel — a group of more than 80 writers, editors and TV personalities ...

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The plot thickens after the first CFP rankings reveal

Nov 2, 2017 The College Football Playoff selection committee released its first of six rankings on Tuesday, and while there were plenty of lessons learned, don’t get comfortable with the current pecking order. In the previous three seasons, only five of the 12 teams ranked in the committee’s initial top four went on to reach the playoff. Welcome to November, the month where drama is inevitable and change a byproduct of it. Not only is there the committee’s top 25 to look forward to each week, there is also the ...

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The way-too-early 2018 MLB Power Rankings

11:55 PM ET Here’s everything you need to know about Houston’s win over L.A. • Astros win first World Series title &#187• Astros embrace, enjoy their moment &#187• Correa proposes on field after WS win &#187• L.A. did everything right until Game 7 &#187• How the Astros dominated Darvish &#187• 2017 produced a record-setting WS &#187• Way-too-early 2018 power rankings &#187• Odds to win 2018 World Series &#187• Schedule &#187 | Complete coverage &#187 The Houston Astros are the 2017 World Series champions. But are they the early favorites heading ...

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How the next month of playoff rankings will play out (we think)

9:00 AM ET Enter the bureaucrats. The true rulers of the Republic. The time has come for the people with the final say on college football’s postseason to hold their first meetings in that swankiest of spots, the Gaylord Texan Resort. The time has come for the 13-person College Football Playoff selection committee to reveal its first rankings of the 2017 season (Tuesday, 7 p.m. ET, ESPN and ESPN App). That means the time has come for us to yell and scream and overreact to whatever list it hands to ...

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