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Benjamin Hoffman

The New York Times

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Recent articles by Benjamin:

Setting the Standard at Westminster

Siba, a standard poodle, was named best in show at the Westminster Dog Show. We spent the leadup to the final event taking a look behind the curtain. → Read More

What We Learned in Kansas City’s Super Bowl Victory

The Chiefs mounted their third double-digit comeback of the postseason, overwhelming the 49ers and ending a 50-year championship drought. → Read More

Halftime Show Live: Shakira, J.Lo, Bad Bunny and J.Balvin

The teams traded touchdowns and field goals in an entertaining first half. → Read More

Super Bowl Guide: What Time is Kickoff, Predictions and More

The San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs are ready to battle for N.F.L. supremacy in a matchup worthy of the spectacle attached to it. → Read More

Trying to Find the Signal in the Noise of Hall of Fame Voting

A relatively new statistic aims to quantify the likelihood of election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Alan Faneca should be excited, while Isaac Bruce’s wait may continue. → Read More

Seahawks vs. Packers: Live Score and Updates

Snowy conditions could lead to both teams leaning heavily on their running backs. For once, that’s not an issue for Green Bay. → Read More

Texans vs. Chiefs: Live Updates of the A.F.C. Divisional Round

Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City host Deshaun Watson and Houston, with a trip to face the Titans in the A.F.C. championship game on the line. → Read More

N.F.L. Playoff Predictions: Our Picks for the Divisional Round

Lamar Jackson is back, the 49ers are healthy, the Chiefs have built a surprising defense and the Packers are more than Aaron Rodgers. → Read More

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 16

The Ravens clinched the top spot in the A.F.C., the Eagles beat the Cowboys, the Cardinals beat the Seahawks and Michael Thomas broke a celebrated record. → Read More

With Injuries Galore, the Ravens and Jets Matchup Could Get Ugly

Baltimore is favored by a comical margin at home, but there are enough players missing that the anticipated blowout may not happen. → Read More

N.F.L. Week 14: What We Learned

George Kittle dragged the 49ers to a win over the Saints, Patrick Mahomes finally beat the Patriots and the Ravens topped the Bills in a week that did not disappoint. → Read More

The Cowboys Look for Their Offense Against the Bears

Dallas is in a rut, and Chicago’s defense is hardly a pushover. Could an upset be brewing on Thursday night? → Read More

N.F.L. Week 13: What We Learned

Lamar Jackson powered the Ravens past the 49ers, the Patriots were upset by the Texans, and several of the N.F.L.’s basement dwellers enjoyed a day in the sun. → Read More

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 12

The 49ers crushed the Packers and the Patriots won ugly against the Cowboys. But the week belonged to Frank Gore. → Read More

Texans Look for Stability Against Wildly Unpredictable Colts

Houston is trying to forget last week’s embarrassing loss and Indianapolis is dealing with several injuries in a game with huge playoff implications. → Read More

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 11

The Vikings, the 49ers and the Patriots all overcame double-digit point deficits, and the Ravens obliterated the Texans in a week that kept people guessing. → Read More

Steelers’ Defense Could Punish Baker Mayfield and the Browns

Baker Mayfield, a quarterback known for turnovers, faces a defense known for generating them. → Read More

What We Learned in N.F.L. Week 10

Patrick Mahomes and Drew Brees lost, Lamar Jackson put on a clinic and Kyler Murray’s record-setting streak ended at the worst possible time. → Read More

Short-Handed Raiders Could Be Consumed by Chargers Pass Rush

Oakland could be missing two key members of its offensive line as it tries to slow down Joey Bosa and Melvin Ingram. → Read More

49ers Try to Keep Win Streak Alive in Arizona

A rotating cast of characters contributes as San Francisco tight end George Kittle and the defense dominate. → Read More