Why the NHL hit the pause button on the 2019-20 season, and what comes next

Will play resume, and when? How will they sort out the playoffs? What is the expected financial impact? We answer the biggest questions.
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NHL contender tiers: Where all 31 teams rank heading into 2019-20

From the elite to the mystery teams to the basement, we slot every team. Plus, Jersey Fouls of the Week, Wyshynski’s playoff picks and much more.
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2019-20 NHL picks: Stanley Cup, division winners and awards

Who will win the Stanley Cup? Who’s the favorite for the Hart, Norris and Vezina? Here are our picks for this season.
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NHL preview 2019-20: Big questions, bold predictions and a guide for all 31 teams

Top prospects. Strengths and flaws. Breakout fantasy candidates. This is what you need to know for the 2019-20 season.
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NHL Rank: Predicting the best 50 players for the 2019-20 season

We ranked the top 50 players in the NHL for the upcoming season. Who made the list?
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Wyshynski: 10 NHL fantasy players to avoid in 2019-20 drafts

No thanks, Sergei Bobrovsky and Taylor Hall. Plus, Jersey Foul of the Week, the latest on Mitch Marner, the rawness of Blake Wheeler and more.
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NBA preseason predictions: Our experts’ picks for 2019-20

We polled the experts on the ESPN Forecast panel for their predictions heading into the 2019-20 NBA season.
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Early fantasy hockey rankings for 2019-20

Missing fantasy hockey? Sean Allen provides a sneak peek at next season, dropping his early 2019-20 top-250 rankings and noting some surprising grades for various players.
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NHL Power Rankings: Rating every team heading into 2019-20

Who are the league’s top contenders for next season? We take stock of every club in our midsummer rundown, including their 2020 Stanley Cup odds.
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76ers coach Brown will return for 2019-20 season

Sixers brass ended speculation that the franchise was planning to part ways with Brett Brown this offseason in a lengthy meeting that centered around plans for the offseason.
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