Colin reveals the keys to the LA Dodgers’ winning formula

Taking cues from other highly successful sports franchises, Colin Cowherd discusses the Los Angeles Dodgers' formula for winning the World Series.

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- Because I live in Los Angeles, I've been to four or five games this year for the Dodgers. And they all looked exactly like that. Rinse and repeat. Taylor gets a big hit, maybe Seager.

Starting pitching, Clayton Kershaw dominant. Sixth, seventh inning, Justin Turner comes up, somebody on, pop. And then let's go to the bullpen, which is amazing. Jansen closes it. Thanks for flying United.

We live in a city. It's Los Angeles. There are actors and artists and writers and producers and independent thinkers everywhere. That is what Los Angeles is.

So nobody in Los Angeles wants to be part of a system. Whoa! I'm an independent thinker, man. I do my own thing. I even surf alone. No, the Dodgers are the best sports team in Los Angeles because they are the Patriots and the Spurs and UConn women's basketball and Alabama football.

You ever notice with the Dodgers, if you watch them a lot, a lot of their wins look similar? Somebody once told me-- he was a rich guy. He said wealth is boring. And I'm, like, how can wealth be boring?

He goes, no, being an artist is exciting. Wealth is boring. Wealth is creating a great product and then putting it on a conveyor belt and selling it over and over and over. That's what Bill Gates did, and Steve Jobs did, and Warren Buffett. Traits, habits, details, a system, that is not only wealth, that is sports wealth.

Last night, the Dodgers became the Patriots and the Spurs and Bama and UConn women's basketball. And I used to live in Connecticut. Those wins all look the same, pressure defense early, get a lead, take away your best asset.

Every Dodger game I went to this year, Kershaw's dominant. Seager, Taylor, good hit early, Justin Turner, big hit late. Kenley Jansen closes it. Hand that script to the director.

By the way, in Los Angeles now, it's not those independent movies making money. No, it's those second, third, fourth "Spiderman," "Iron Man" sequels. Systems now even dominate Hollywood, but nobody wants to be part of a system. I told you, when I lived in New England, I watched every Patriot game. Swear to God, they all looked the same.

84% of the time-- looked it up-- they'd take a lead. 75%, they win the turnover battle, or it's even. And then they take out your best weapon. What they did to Atlanta is what they've been doing for 10 years.

And formulas and systems make you rich in business, and they also make you rich in sports. It's not the Deebo wide receiver. It's not having Russell Westbrook, who's the MVP.

It's not the Heisman winner. It's not the scoring champ. No, it's falling in line, part of a community, doing the same thing over and over.

A great example of that in the NFL is the Pittsburgh Steelers. Antonio Brown, give me the ball. Martavis Bryant, give me the ball. Le'Veon Bell, give me the ball. Big Ben's talking about retirement.

The Steelers are all over the map for the first month the year, all over the map. Give me the ball, give me-- and then the Steelers go back to what they do really well. They give Le'Veon Bell, their star running back, the ball 15 to 20 times.

And what are they now in the last three weeks? Unbeaten and dominating teams. Even the flashy Steelers, with the big egos and the divas and the stars, let's go back to a very simple formula.

I think the Dodgers-- picked them to win the World Series-- think they will. I just can't see Houston, a very young team, winning multiple games at Dodger Stadium. I think tonight's their best chance to win a game at Dodger Stadium. But I mean, I've been to four Dodger games this year. I swear to God, watching last night, I'm like that's every Dodger game I've been to.

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