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Larry Bird shooting over Julius Erving

NBA Playoffs – Comebacks & Chokers of a 3-1 Series Lead or Deficit

Posted on 18 May, 2015, by in NBA

The Houston Rockets become the ninth team in NBA history to come back from a 3-1 deficit in a playoff series, hoping to become the fourth that actually wins a championship carried by that momentum. The Los Angeles Clippers join the notorious club of choke-jobs needing just one more win. Doc Rivers knows a thing or two about that. More

Ricardo Rodriguez, Haris Seferovic

2014 World Cup – Trends of Comebacks & Goals Continue

Posted on 16 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

There’s a pattern to this world cup and it simply won’t go away. It’s not just the abundance of goals which makes us feel like we’re back in the 1950s when teams played with three defenders and seven attacking players, but knowing that scoring first means absolutely nothing, as Switzerland became the next team to not let an early slip ruin their day. More

Costa Rica beat Uruguay

2014 World Cup – A Tournament of Comebacks, Goals & No Draws

Posted on 15 Jun, 2014, by in Soccer

One of the more easily picked up trends in the 2014 World Cup so far has been the one in which teams don’t really mind conceding first. Of the eight matches we’ve had, there still hasn’t been a single draw, while Brazil, the Netherlands, the Ivory Coast and Costa Rica have all come back from being the first to give up a goal. And there have been plenty of goals. More

Lakers 2010 Champions

Teams That Came Back From 2-3 Down to Win the NBA Finals

Posted on 18 Jun, 2013, by in Featured

What are the chances the Miami Heat comes back from 2-3 down in their NBA Finals series against the San Antonio Spurs? Despite playing the last two games at home, they’re not too good, as only four teams have ever managed to turn that kind of deficit around in games 6 & 7 in the 2-3-2 format. More