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Sports Illustrated predicts end to Astros’ playoff woes

Sports Illustrated predicts end to Astros’ playoff woes

Shelby Rose

April 20, 2016

In June 2014, Sports Illustrated (S.I.) predicted the Houston Astros to win the 2017 World Series. However, in this year’s 2016 Baseball Preview cover, S.I. states, “We take back our ‘Astros in 2017’ World Series prediction… This year is the year!” As some would take this prediction as a grea...

NBA playoff first-round preview and predictions

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Derek Machen

April 20, 2016

The 2015-16 season has featured some historically dominant performances. On the same night the Golden State Warriors earned an astonishing 73rd win to defeat the 1995-96 Chicago Bulls’ infamous regular-season win record, Kobe Bryant capped off a remarkable 20-year career by scoring 60 points against t...

Spurs stun Thunder in Game 2

May 24, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs took decisive control of the Western Conference Finals on May 21, after a stunning game two victory over Oklahoma City, defeating the Thunder 112-77 at the AT&T Center. The victory puts the Spurs in sole control of the Western Conference Finals, with a commanding 2-0 se...

Spurs soar past Mavericks

May 5, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs soared past the Dallas Mavericks 119-96 in a game seven thriller on Sunday, May 4 at a sold out AT&T Center. After losing a heartbreaker in game six, San Antonio came out full of grit, determination and intent as they played in front of a raucous 18,581 fans. Tony ...