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College basketball rankings: Sunday brings a mea culpa, reshuffle …

College basketball rankings: Sunday brings a mea culpa, reshuffle …

| December 12, 2017
I don’t remember exactly how I ended up in this mess. It’s probably rooted in updating college basketball rankings every single morning. Goes with the territory and all that. But the truth is that I’ve been updating college basketball rankings every single morning for years. And I’ve never been in a mess quite like this [...]

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ESPN rolling out a first-of-its-kind plan to cover the Sixers

ESPN rolling out a first-of-its-kind plan to cover the Sixers

| December 12, 2017
Tightness in Joel Embiid’s back forced the Sixers’ phenom to be a late scratch in the team’s 131-124 loss to the Pelicans  Sunday night in New Orleans. My colleague Keith Pompey wrote after the loss that the team is “falling apart,” and blasted the Sixers’ lack of transparency in his most recent Locked on Sixers [...]

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College basketball rankings: Arizona State beats Kansas, jumps in the Top 25 (and 1)

College basketball rankings: Arizona State beats Kansas, jumps in the Top 25 (and 1)

| December 12, 2017
A handful of teams are off to surprisingly good starts — among them Florida State , Texas Tech and Tennessee . But nobody has come basically out of nowhere to be nationally relevant quite like Arizona State . Podcast Who should be No. 1? The Sun Devils are a great story . They went 15-17 [...]

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Three questions with Rams RB Todd Gurley

Three questions with Rams RB Todd Gurley

| December 11, 2017
Eagles coach Doug Pederson really likes Todd Gurley. As the Eagles prepare to face the Rams on Sunday in Los Angeles, Pederson said the 6-1 227-pound Gurley runs with power but has the same kind of patience that has made Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell successful. Gurley has 939 rushing yards and eight touchdowns in a [...]

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Champions League: tie-by-tie analysis of the last-16 games

Champions League: tie-by-tie analysis of the last-16 games

| December 11, 2017
1 Juventus v Tottenham Hotspur First leg 13 February Second leg 7 March Tottenham fans of a certain disposition might have panicked at drawing the mighty Juventus, but then again those same supporters might not have exactly welcomed being matched with Borussia Dortmund and Real Madrid in the group stage either. And maybe they really [...]

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The Cowboys are still hanging on as they await Ezekiel Elliotts return

The Cowboys are still hanging on as they await Ezekiel Elliotts return

| December 11, 2017
The Cowboys must play one more game without suspended running back Ezekiel Elliott (Jae C. Hong/AP) EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The way the Dallas Cowboys have it figured, there can be no more missteps. A season that began with them relatively entrenched as the Super Bowl favorite in the NFC has veered badly off course, [...]

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James Franco, Judi Dench and more stars react to their Golden Globes nominations

James Franco, Judi Dench and more stars react to their Golden Globes nominations

| December 11, 2017
It’s golden news for some of Hollywood’s top actors and actresses. James Franco, Judy Dench and Gary Oldman are among the stars to receive Golden Globes nominations , which were announced Monday morning. Here’s a round-up of reactions from nominees: James Franco, nominated best comedy or musical film and best actor for “The Disaster Artist” [...]

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Monterrey vs Tigres: Live stream, team news, kick-off time, & match preview

Monterrey vs Tigres: Live stream, team news, kick-off time, & match preview

| December 11, 2017
It’s the Liga MX Apertura final that almost every neutral – and the city of Monterrey especially – was desperately hoping for.  Monterrey, which finished first in the regular season, is facing second-place finisher and crosstown rival Tigres in the final. It’s the first time Liga MX has ever seen a Clasico Regio final, and after a thrilling first leg ended [...]

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Monterrey vs Tigres: Live stream, team news, kick-off time, & match preview

Monterrey vs Tigres: Live stream, team news, kick-off time, & match preview

| December 11, 2017
It’s the Liga MX Apertura final that almost every neutral – and the city of Monterrey especially – was desperately hoping for.  Monterrey, which finished first in the regular season, is facing second-place finisher and crosstown rival Tigres in the final. It’s the first time Liga MX has ever seen a Clasico Regio final, and after a thrilling first leg ended [...]

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Buffalo Bills fans insisted on going shirtless despite the snow, because of course they did

Buffalo Bills fans insisted on going shirtless despite the snow, because of course they did

| December 11, 2017
It was very cold and snowy in Buffalo on Sunday when the Bills took on the Colts. Here are some fans who dressed for the game: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports But then, because these fans always exist, one group of enthusiastic fans tried to prove that they would not succumb to weather by doing [...]

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