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That leaves the Huskies' fate in the hands of the 12-person College Football Playoff committee, which votes on the four-team playoff field Sunday. Peterson said there was no doubt the team was in, as the team is strong, and definitely belongs amongst the top four teams in the nation.
  • Monaco send Spurs packing from Champions League

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    They had chosen to play their Champions League matches at Wembley because of a reduced capacity at their White Hart Lane ground caused by building work on an adjacent new stadium. "For me, it's a big motivation", he said. While the Belgium worldwide could be back in contention for the visit of Swansea City on 3 December, the trip across the capital to Stamford Bridge will come too soon for him.
  • Jim Harbaugh reprimanded for officiating rant, MI fined $10000

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    Ohio State beat MI 31-27 in double overtime at Ohio Stadium on Saturday in what ESPN says was the most-watched college football game this season. He also called the officiating "outrageous". Their coaches were on the field, in the huddle at times. MI head coach Jim Harbaugh, left, yells at the field judge during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Ohio State, Saturday, Nov.
  • University Of Oregon Fires Football Coach Mark Helfrich

    University Of Oregon Fires Football Coach Mark Helfrich

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    Sports' Lorenzo Reyes looks at the three biggest story lines heading into this week. Since Saturday, Helfrich had been in coaching purgatory, with two feet straddling the line between retention and dismissal. There was little positive to be said about the season for the Ducks. There is rationale for either argument. When Kelly left for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2013, he was replaced by Mark Helfrich , who was sacked on Tuesday after a 4-8 season.
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    Yet Penn State (11-2) has one more loss than the Buckeyes (11-1) and a resume that might not match. No. 3 Ohio State (11-1) vs. Still, the Nittany Lions forced at least a conversation after winning the toughest conference in the FBS. 5 MI was "razor thin" last week. The Badgers and Nittany Lions are ranked No. 6 and No. 7, respectively, in this week's playoff rankings, and the victor of Saturday's Big Ten bout will likely need a help to jump the field and make it into the top four.
  • LeBron James on Cavaliers' 3-game skid: 'Honeymoon stage is over'

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    As for the team that Wade will play against, he's right to believe that James' Cleveland Cavaliers are the measuring stick. Last year is last year. "I actually thought he looked good", said Wade, who was waiting for James when he arrived at the arena and took a picture of his ex-teammate.
  • Woods produces mixed results in first round back

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    But on the par-5 ninth, the course's longest hole at 603 yards, Woods sent his tee shot into tall weeds and sand left of the fairway and the 14-time major champion took the first bogey of his comeback, making the turn at three under to share fifth, three back of United States pace-setter J.B.
  • Brock Osweiler Said Laser Pointer From Stands Affected His Play

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    Following the game, Osweiler told reporters: "I never want to say one thing is a difference-maker, but certainly, having a laser zoomed in on your eyeball definitely affects how you play a game". "I think that's awful", O'Brien said. Houston wouldn't get the ball back again after a 29-yard Carr completion to running back Jalen Richard on a wheel route and Murray's six-yard gain on fourth-and-one allowed the Raiders to run out the clock.
  • Raiders ride Carr, Mack to win over Panthers

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    That theme didn't alter on Sunday, as Carolina fell to the Raiders 35-32 after mounting a 17-point comeback and scoring 25 unanswered points in second half of a game that became a shootout in the fourth quarter. I knew the ball was in the air when I heard the crowd, and I turned too early. If we hit it there, it's going to be aggressively going to get a score.
  • JPSO: Gasser was previously cited for road rage incident

    JPSO: Gasser was previously cited for road rage incident

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    McKnight, 28, who played for the New York Jets and Kansas City Chiefs, and Ronald Gasser apparently became involved in an Thursday afternoon incident on the Crescent City Connection, formerly known as the Greater New Orleans Bridge, Jefferson Parish Sheriff Newell Normand said at a news conference.