Searching for more upsets

Unearthing Giant Killer games in the Midwest and West took more digging than usual

Originally Published: March 17, 2009
By Peter Keating | ESPN Insider

We ranked the likely Giant Killers in the East and South on Monday; now it's time for the Midwest and West. As always, if the numbers are confusing, check out our methodology and our Giant Killers blog.



Peter Keating is a senior writer at ESPN The Magazine, where he covers investigative and statistical subjects. He started writing "The Biz," a column looking at sports business from the fan's point of view, in 1999. He also coordinates the Magazine's annual "Ultimate Standings" project, which ranks all pro franchises according to how much they give back to fans. His work on concussions in football has earned awards from the Deadline Club, the New York Press Club and the Center for the Study of Sport in Society.