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The Patriots And Cardinals Are Now The Overwhelming Favorites To Reach The Super Bowl

Using a rating system that accounts for margin of victory, home-field advantage, strength of schedule, and prior performance, and then simulating the rest of the season thousands of times, Silver determined the probability each team had of making the playoffs and winning the Super Bowl.<p>The Patriots …

Tim Howard wins U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year

The goalkeeper rode his incredible World Cup to the highest honor in American soccer.<p>Tim Howard has been named U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year. The goalkeeper also won the award in 2008, making him just the fifth player to be named Men's Athlete of the Year twice.<p>U.S. Soccer named six nominees …

Clippers beat the Miami Heat, 110-93

The Florida air apparently agrees with the<p>Clippers.<p>The Clippers beat the<p>Miami Heat, 110-93, the night after they beat theOrlando Magic, 114-90.<p>Not a bad way to start their seven-game trip. The Clippers hadn't beaten Miami on the road since March 10, 2008. That was before<p>LeBron Jamestook his talents …

Basketball

Clippers are dunking the Heat out of the building

And YOU get a dunk! And YOU get a dunk!<p>Yes, the Los Angeles Clippers love throwing lobs. It's kinda their thing. It doesn't make it any less remarkable when DeAndre Jordan and Chris Paul connect for reverse alley-oop dunks like this:<p>Of course Blake Griffin got in on the fun:<p>The Clippers are …

Clippers are seen in new light in opening win under new owner Ballmer

Fergie wailed. Big Baby smooched. The screams of fans rocked like a roller coaster, up on the leap, down on the dunk, again and again.<p>The lights were brighter than ever. The music thumped harder than ever. Rocking on the baseline, in checkered shirt and reddened face, an owner roared through the …

Basketball

Brady and Manning Still Pushing Each Other After All These Years

Link to Media<p>Last summer before training camp, two of the greatest NFL competitors, two of the greatest to do what they do, combined their powers. It was like the Justice League partnering with the Avengers.<p>Tom Brady and Peyton Manning on one team in a game of high-stakes golf—best-ball …

NFL

Saints get their revenge, beat Panthers 28-10

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — While much of the talk was about whether New Orleans could win a big game — or any game, for that matter — on the road, the …

No. 2 Florida State rallies from 21-0 deficit to win 24th straight

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- If trailing Auburn by 18 last season in the BCS Championship game didn't shake Florida State, a 21-0 first-half deficit to …

The 8 Essential Biscuit Archetypes

<i>by Gabriella Vigoreaux</i><p>What makes a perfect biscuit? If you live in the South, everyone will tell you that you're making them wrong.<p>Biscuits, perhaps more than any other Southern food, are heirlooms steeped in a family tree of kitchen secrets. A perfect homemade biscuit, straight from the oven, …

Tom Brady's Tunnel Vision on Rob Gronkowski Hurting Patriots Passing Game

Link to Media<p>When an object burns brighter than anything that surrounds it, the human eye is naturally attracted to its brilliance. Too much focus on the singular spot, however, can result in burnout.<p>While New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski's talent surely can illuminate the field, the …

NFL

Texas Tech having a blackout on 'Celebrate Cotton' day

On a day devoted to cotton, the Red Raiders are asking fans to wear all black. Whoops.<p><i>Note: The official Texas Tech athletics account appears to have deleted its tweet announcing the "Celebrate Cotton" blackout.</i><p>"Celebrate Cotton" is a recent mid-September Texas Tech tradition having to do with West …

Read Chris Paul's touching tribute to Chauncey Billups

The Los Angeles Clippers point guard was effusive in his praise for his former teammate, who announced his retirement Tuesday.<p>Chauncey Billups' ability to connect with teammates is the biggest reason he'll go down as one of the best guards of the last 20 years. Thus, it's not surprising to see …

4 Kinds of Trendy Pretzels to Make Now

Here, four delicious pretzels to make now.<p>According to food industry consulting firm Technomic, successful "flavor trends" evolve along a predictable …

Pie dream: A star pizza chef's tips for making awesome cheese pizza at home

Is there a more irresistible snack — or lunch, or dinner — than a piping-hot cheese pizza? Luckily it doesn’t take a boatload of inventive ingredients to make an excellent cheese pie — especially when it's made with perfect (and perfectly simple) ingredients.<p>For tips on how to make the best-ever …

3 Rules for the Best Sunday Sauce Ever

Celebrity butcher Pat LaFrieda has written an amazing new cookbook named, simply, Meat. F&W’s Sarah DiGregorio gets his three rules for Sunday</i> …

A Bacon-Jalapeño Grilled Cheese, Made of Waffles That Are Made of Tater Tots

As a kid, my favorite after-school snack was a plate of tater tots with slices of Kraft Singles melted on top. I'd stick it in the microwave to get the cheese kind of scorched. I'm not even going to pretend that my taste has evolved beyond that, but I'll admit it was time for a renovation.<p>Sometimes …

Olive Garden Wants You to Go on a Seven Week Pasta Bender

Today, <b>Olive Garden</b> is selling pasta passes — gift cards good for unlimited bowls of pasta over a seven week period — for $100.

Mint Chip Ice Cream Cake

20 Servings<p>Don't be intimidated by homemade ice cream cake—this mint recipe is worth the effort.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Cake<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1 1/2 cups cake flour<p>1/2 teaspoon baking powder t<p>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<p>11 large egg whites<p>1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar<p>1 3/4 cups sugar<p>10 …

Dessert

7 Sauces to Upgrade Roast Chicken

It’s tough to improve on a perfect, crispy-skinned roast chicken, but adding a sauce can be an excellent upgrade.<p>It’s tough to improve on a perfect, …

French Fry Pizza Exists For When You Can't Decide What To Drunk Eat

It's four o'clock in the morning. The world is spinning inside your head. There is some too-sweet, bubbly liquid sloshing around in your belly. There is, obviously, only one cure: Grease.<p>Less obvious is exactly how to get that grease fix. There are two separate, logical paths to take: The pizza …

How to Make a Funfetti Cake from Scratch

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make an artifically delicious childhood treat a little bit more authentic. Molly Yeh from My Name is Yeh shows us how.</i><p>Deep in the heart of Park …

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