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You should absolutely watch the WNBA playoffs this week — here are 5 reasons why

After nearly three months of basketball in a bubble, eight teams have advanced to the 2020 WNBA playoffs. This year’s playoffs are especially worth watching, thanks to the season’s compelling storylines, a slew of superstars, and four single-elimination matchups. Here are five reasons to tune in starting Tuesday. Visit Insider’s […]
You should absolutely watch the WNBA playoffs this week — here are 5 reasons why
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NBA ref explains the difference between flopping and selling a call

The flop is one of the most dramatic elements of basketball. Zach Zarba, a 15-year NBA referee, is here to weigh in on falling for a flop versus seeing a player sell a call. Sometimes, the difference is not so clear. Following is a transcript of the video. Zach Zarba: […]
NBA ref explains the difference between flopping and selling a call
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CHART: Expanding The NFL Playoffs Makes Sense And Won’t Dilute The Product

Roger Goodell announced this week that the NFL will examine the possibility of expanding the playoff format to include two extra teams (via ESPN.com). While there is fear that playoff expansion would minimize the importance of regular season games, it actually makes sense from a historical perspective. While the number […]
CHART: Expanding The NFL Playoffs Makes Sense And Won’t Dilute The Product
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Theo Epstein’s Plan To Fix MLB’s Wild Card Round Is Perfect

Despite the excitement of the current one game, winner-take-all format, of Major League Baseball’s Wild Card playoff round, it has drawn criticism for having so much ride on a single game crap-shoot. Theo Epstein, Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations, has a solution and it’s perfect. Epstein’s idea (as told […]
Theo Epstein’s Plan To Fix MLB’s Wild Card Round Is Perfect