Tags: Playoff Games

On Baseball: Brewers Are Still Looking for Any Way to Get an Out, and a Title

PHOENIX — The original owner of the Milwaukee Brewers, Bud Selig, has always insisted his team lost the 1982 World Series because of an injury to the Hall of Fame closer Rollie Fingers. All these years later, well past Selig’s long tenure as commissioner, it remains the only World Series appearance in franchise history. Last…

Super Bowl LIII: How Did We Get Here? An Illustrated Guide to the N.F.L. Playoffs

This will be a week of hearing about Sean McVay and Tom Brady and Sean McVay and Bill Belichick and, if there’s time, Sean McVay. But before we get to all of that, we should take a look at how we ended up with the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots facing off…

What We Learned in the N.F.L.’s Divisional Round

The divisional round of the N.F.L. playoffs has come and gone, confirming some things we knew — the Patriots are devastatingly good at home, the Chiefs play football like it’s a video game, etc. — while revealing some new wrinkles for both the four losing teams and the victors headed to the conference championship games.…