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NFL Power Rankings — Week 8 1


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For the first time this season, there is a new team atop the power rankings. After the Broncos lost to the Colts in a thrilling Sunday night game, the Chiefs became the league’s only team that has yet to lose. And they’re now the team to beat.

Below them, the top 10 remains mostly the same. As the season approaches the halfway point, the division races will get more exciting. Most divisions don’t have a clear favorite, so every game will become more important.

Tell us where you think your team should be ranked in the comments!

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Adidas Outfits Miami Heat with Championship Swag 0

  • Hoophead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • October 24, 2013, 12:12 PM

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Before the Miami Heat take on the Bulls on October 29, LeBron and company will recieve their 2013 NBA Championship rings. And when they do, they'll be decked out in some new apparel, courtesy of adidas.

The Heat will wear a commemorative track jacket and jersey featuring the years of the team's three titles (2006, 2012, 2013), the Larry O'Brien NBA Championship Trophy, and accents like team word-marks. A t-shirt and four different hats round out what adidas is calling the NBA Championship Ring Ceremony Collection.

Here's a closer look at the jacket and jersey the Heat will be sporting:
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Red Sox or Cardinals? SI Kids Picks the World Series! 5


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The World Series begins tonight! The St. Louis Cardinals meet the Boston Red Sox at Fenway for Game 1 of the Fall Classic, and it's a matchup of the two best teams in baseball.

The Cardinals had the best regular season record in the National League this year, then in the playoffs eliminated the Pittsburgh Pirates in the Divisional round and the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Championship Series. The Red Sox hit the playoffs with the best record in baseball. Boston dispatched the Tampa Bay Rays in the first round, then sent the Tigers back to Detroit in the ALCS.

The Red Sox-Cardinals matchup will be a duel between two clubs with power lineups and excellent pitching. The Series could go either way, but in the end there has to be a winner — and the editors of SI Kids think they know who that will be! Check our picks below, then hit the comments section to tell us what team you think will win the World Series and why!
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NHL Preview 2013: Return to Glory 1

  • Puckhead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • October 23, 2013, 11:41 AM

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Star center John Tavares is the man to turn around the fortunes of the New York Islanders



Since the NHL returned from its lockout in 2005, the Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby and the Washington Capitals' Alexander Ovechkin have jockeyed for the title of the biggest star in the NHL. But last season, a third name muscled its way into the conversation: John Tavares.
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Top Plays of the ALCS and NLCS Get the OYO Treatment! 3

  • Dugout Dispatch
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • October 22, 2013, 10:39 AM

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The World Series begins tomorrow, with the American League champion Boston Red Sox hosting the National League champs the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway. The Red Sox and Cardinals were the top two teams in baseball this season, so the World Series could be epic. So while we wait for the final games of the 2013 baseball season to start, let's relive all the drama of the ALCS and NLCS — animated in glorious OYO bricks!

Along with our friends at OYO and thefourmonkeys, SI Kids presents the top plays of the league championship series. Check 'em out:
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NHL Power Rankings — Week 3 5

  • Puckhead
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • October 21, 2013, 2:45 PM

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We're still at the beginning of the 2013-14 NHL season, but a few realities have begun to emerge: The West is stacked. The East is not very good. The Pacific Division might be the toughest in the league. The Metropolitan Division might be the worst. Superstars (on and off the ice) are going to dominate.

It's the first full season of hockey teams, players, and fans have had in two years. And it's shaping up to be a wild one. Check out this week's NHL Power Rankings and tell us in the comments section where you think your team should be ranked!

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Packers Throwback Jerseys Wind the Clock Wayyy Back on Sunday 3

  • Gridiron Guru
  • Posted by: Dante A. Ciampaglia
  • October 21, 2013, 12:06 PM

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The Green Bay Packers have one of the most iconic uniforms in sports: The green-and-yellow color combo, the helmet with the G, the wide numbers. But in its game against the Cleveland Browns yesterday, Green Bay hit the field wearing jerseys the team and its fans hadn't seen in 84 years.

The Packers wore throwback jerseys originally used by the team in 1929. The green was replaced by blue, the iconic helmet became a cheddar cheese bowl without a logo, and those wide numbers stretching from shoulder to shoulder were dots on the center of players' chests. The jerseys looked a bit like the New York Jets' throwbacks, with a bit of the University of Michigan mixed in.

Here are a few more looks at the Packs' throwbacks:
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