Mega NFL projections: Likely Super Bowl LIV matchups, 2020 draft order, more

The ESPN Analytics team ran 10,000 simulations of the season. The Chiefs are favorites, but there were plenty of surprises, including a Miami miracle. – TOP

It’s game day: The best Final Four matchups and our picks

Michigan State and Virginia are Final Four favorites. Texas Tech and Auburn are here for the first time. Here’s who we think will prevail. – TOP

The NHL playoff matchups we want to see

Aside from hometown fans, most of us want to see close matchups that go seven games. Here are the potential first-round series that fit the bill. – NHL

Ranking the best possible Stanley Cup Final matchups

Which pairings would be most entertaining? Plus, fallout from the 2020 World Cup cancellation, the Week in Gritty, Jersey Fouls and more. – NHL

Guide to NFL divisional games: Predictions, key matchups, more

Winners and projections for every playoff game, plus key matchups, betting nuggets and more. Catch up on the divisional matchups here. – NFL

Wild-card predictions, matchups to watch and what you need to know

Winners and projections for every game, plus key matchups, betting nuggets and more. Catch up on wild-card weekend here. – NFL

The 2018 World Series matchups we most (and least) want to see

A Dodgers-Astros rematch? Sorry, but we can do better. From classics revisited to powerhouse showdowns, we look at the best — and worst — possibilities. – TOP

Key matchups for the Stanley Cup Final

Matchups can be everything in a playoff series. Rob Vollman looks at how the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights stack up against each other. – NHL

Predicting NBA playoff seeds, matchups and win totals

Who will get those final playoff spots, and what matchups can we look forward to? We use ESPN’s real plus-minus — adjusted for playing time and injuries — to project the races in each conference. – NBA

Super Bowl LII’s most important matchups: The GOAT vs. the underdog and more

Who has the edge when Tom Brady’s Patriots face Nick Foles and the upstart Eagles? We break down every matchup you need to know for the big game. – NFL

Playoff bracket reset: Insiders predict 7 remaining matchups

With two upsets on wild-card weekend, the 2017 playoff bracket was upended. So we asked 11 ESPN Insiders to re-pick every game through Super Bowl LII. Will Tom Brady win title No. 6? – NFL

Barnwell’s NFL playoff preview: A guide to all 66 possible matchups

Injuries have left the NFC wide open. A Steelers-Patriots rematch in the AFC? Don’t be so certain. Bill Barnwell lines up the many potential postseason scenarios. – NFL

5-on-5: Best stars, matchups and more to watch on Christmas Day

Christmas Day features some of the NBA’s best and most exciting players and teams. Who has the brightest future? What’s the biggest things to watch in Cavs-Warriors? – NBA