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5 things to watch as the Chicago Bears face the Green Bay Packers, including Mitch Trubisky's ‘big opportunity' and a long-awaited Davante Adams-Jaylon Johnson matchup

19 minutes ago   |   Chicago Tribune   |   2 articles

The spotlight on Mitch Trubisky couldn't be much brighter in his return as the Bears starting quarterback. He gets the prime-time stage in a rivalry game against the Packers...
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Dolphins' Rooting Guide for NFL Playoff Implications of Week 12

19 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The 6-4 Miami Dolphins are fighting for a playoff spot under second-year head coach Brian Flores. Miami is in a three-way tie with the Las Vegas Raiders and Baltimore Ravens...
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Raiders' Rooting Guide for NFL Playoff Implications of Week 12

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

The Las Vegas Raiders are flirting with the playoffs for the first time in four years, but they still have work to do over the final six weeks of the regular season...
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MLS Playoffs 2020: Conference Semifinal Odds and Predictions

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

Even by Major League Soccer's standards, the first six games of the 2020 MLS Cup Playoffs produced some stunning results...
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How Oregon's shocking loss to Oregon State hurts Pac-12's slim Playoff hopes

How Oregon's shocking loss to Oregon State hurts Pac-12's slim Playoff hopes

7 hours ago   |   Sporting News

Oregon lost in stunning fashion to Oregon State. Does that eliminate the conference from the College Football Playoff?
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Why was Ohio State-Illinois canceled? COVID-19 impacts Buckeyes' Big Ten, Playoff hopes

Why was Ohio State-Illinois canceled? COVID-19 impacts Buckeyes' Big Ten, Playoff hopes

8 hours ago   |   Sporting News   |   8 articles

Ohio State had a second game canceled because of COVID-19. How does that affect the Buckeyes' pursuit of a Big Ten title and a berth in the College Football Playoff?
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Raiders looking to finish strong, make run at playoffs

Raiders looking to finish strong, make run at playoffs

16 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - The Las Vegas Raiders have positioned themselves to make a run at what would be just their second playoff appearance since reaching the Super Bowl during the 2002 season.
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Ray Sefo explains how PFL's unique format proved crucial in signing Fabricio Werdum

Ray Sefo explains how PFL's unique format proved crucial in signing Fabricio Werdum

18 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

PFL president Ray Sefo knew he hit the jackpot when he landed Fabricio Werdum . After testing free agency, Werdum (24-9-1) opted to sign a contract to join PFL's heavyweight...
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Still hunting playoffs, 3-7 Giants visit Burrow-less Bengals

Still hunting playoffs, 3-7 Giants visit Burrow-less Bengals

18 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite losing their first five games and starting 3-7, the New York Giants find themselves in a surprising playoff derby in the NFC East.
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NFC East playoff picture: Washington first to four wins, six wins may do it

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Washington beat Dallas in a battle of 3-7 teams on Thanksgiving, which would ordinarily mean nothing in the NFL playoff picture. But this year's NFC East is anything but...
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College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every...

College football schedule today: TV channels, start times to watch every NCAA game on Friday

Sporting News breaks down how to watch every game in Week 12 involving a Top 25 team on Black Friday. Read more ...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois, at least

Day is the latest college coach to test positive for the disease. Read more ...

Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17

Book, defense help No. 2 Notre Dame beat No. 25 UNC 31-17

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame's offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina's potent offense for the... Read more ...

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

Bears name Mitchell Trubisky starting QB vs. Packers

LAKE FOREST, IIll. - It's been a long way back from a difficult place for Chicago Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Read more ...

COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday

COVID-19 outbreak pushes Steelers-Ravens to next Tuesday

NEW YORK - The Baltimore Ravens' bout with a COVID-19 outbreak has forced the NFL to postpone the team's trip to Pittsburgh for a second time. Read more ...

Stanford takes back Axe trophy, beats Cal 24-23 in Big Game

Stanford takes back Axe trophy, beats Cal 24-23 in Big Game

BERKELEY, Calif. - Austin Jones ran for a pair of short touchdowns, Davis Mills threw for 205 yards and a TD, and Stanford blocked a would-be tying extra point in the final... Read more ...

Smith, No. 22 Bruins need 3 OTs to beat Pepperdine 107-98

Smith, No. 22 Bruins need 3 OTs to beat Pepperdine 107-98

SAN DIEGO - Tyger Campbell and Jules Bernard hit 3-pointers early in the third overtime, and Chris Smith added a three-point play to finish with 26 points and lead No. 22 UCLA... Read more ...

Dosunmu scores 24 as No. 8 Illinois holds off Ohio 77-75

Dosunmu scores 24 as No. 8 Illinois holds off Ohio 77-75

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Ayo Dosunmu scored 24 points, Kofi Cockburn had 13 points and 11 rebounds and No. 8 Illinois rallied to beat Ohio 77-75 on Friday. Read more ...

RB Todd Gurley out for Falcons game vs. Raiders

RB Todd Gurley out for Falcons game vs. Raiders

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Atlanta Falcons running back Todd Gurley will miss Sunday's game against the Las Vegas Raiders because of a knee injury. Read more ...

Vanderbilt soccer goalie Sarah Fuller set to make college football history

Vanderbilt soccer goalie Sarah Fuller set to make college football history

History will be made in Missouri on Saturday. Sarah Fuller will become the first woman to participate in a power-conference football game when she serves as Vanderbilt's... Read more ...