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Bowl Swag Rankings: 10 games I want to play in (for the gifts!)

Ranking the best bowl gifts from the 2015-16 college football season.<p>The bowl season provides three unique opportunities to college football players …

Adolphus Washington Suspended by Ohio State Following Citation for Solicitation

Ohio State star defensive lineman Adolphus Washington was cited by Columbus police with a first-degree misdemeanor charge of solicitation Wednesday, Ohio State officials told Sean Rowe of Fox 28 Columbus. He has been suspended for the Fiesta Bowl against Notre Dame, according to the <i>Columbus …

Vikings vs. Cardinals: What's the Game Plan for Minnesota?

Resilience has been a common theme for the Minnesota Vikings throughout the duration of the 2015 season.<p>"We’re a pretty resilient football team," Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer said following a Week 9 win over the St. Louis Rams. "I think even last week and as it continues on, I think they believe …

What we learned: Texans end Bengals' perfect season

<i>Backup quarterback T.J. Yates tossed his first touchdown pass since a January, 2012 playoff victory over the Bengals, leading the Houston Texans to a</i> …

Biggest Takeaways from New England Patriots' Week 10 Win

It's always something when the New England Patriots and the New York Giants meet up for one of their classic showdowns.<p>With a 27-26 victory, the Patriots moved to 9-0 on the season. This was more than just another win, though. Even thought it's been four years since these two teams last met, the …

Biggest Takeaways from Miami Dolphins' Week 10 Win

You win some, you lose some.<p>Or if you're the Miami Dolphins, you win one, lose three, win two, lose two more and win one more.<p>The Dolphins have been hot and cold this season, but with a 20-19 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 10, they kept their season alive.<p>Interim head coach Dan Campbell …

Fantasy Football Week 11: Top 50 Flex Players with PPR Rankings

Before byes banish from the NFL schedule, Week 11 gets ransacked of several prominent fantasy football contributors.<p>The Pittsburgh Steelers, New Orleans Saints, New York Giants and Cleveland Browns all get a late rest, stripping the slate of two loaded top-10 offenses. And that's not including the …

Cardinals, Vikings enter top five

The NFL's wildest week yet -- at least in terms of who beat who -- closed last night in Cincinnati with yet <i>another</i> upset. Week 11 Power Rankings …

Planning for success: UCLA faces elimination game, but feels at home on road

While the Pac-12 is no longer in the College Football Playoff conversation, UCLA is ready to embark upon somewhat of its own makeshift playoff …

Every Week 9 NFL game from Sunday, disrespected in about 2 minutes

✕<p>It took more than ten hours to play all of Sunday's NFL games, and just over two minutes to mercilessly disparage them all.<p>Watch on YouTube | Subscribe to SB Nation on YouTube

Wes Welker Reportedly Signs 1-Year Contract with St. Louis Rams

Wes Welker has reportedly made his return to the NFL, agreeing to a deal with the St. Louis Rams. He hasn't played in the NFL this season, but the veteran wideout appears to be close to a return to the league.<p>Adam Schefter of ESPN reported the two sides agreed to a one-year deal after Ian Rapoport …

Report: Jordan Hicks to miss 2-4 weeks with pec injury

AP<p>Heading into this season, some people wondered how the Eagles would make their four inside linebackers fit into their defense but it hasn’t turned …

Rams aim to get rid of concrete area that caused Josh McCown and Reggie Bush to slip

The St. Louis Rams may have only four games left at the Edward Jones Dome, but the organization wants to make sure they're safe ones. Or at least safer than the last two.<p>The Rams, one of the NFL teams who could end up moving to Los Angeles after this season, are looking to cover the concrete area …

Ken Whisenhunt: “I am sorry we weren’t able to get it done”

Getty Images<p>Fired Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt seems to realize that coaching is a results business, and he didn’t get results.<p>Whisenhunt, who was …

Ken Whisenhunt's firing made Matt Leinart very happy

The former Cardinals QB apparently wasn't a fan of his former head coach.<p>On Tuesday, the Tennessee Titans announced that they had fired head coach Ken Whisenhunt after 1.5 bumpy seasons in which the team went 3-20. Whisenhunt was previously fired by the Cardinals in 2012 after going 45-51 over a …

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Jerry Jones: No reason to think Romo won’t return Week 11

Getty Images<p>The Cowboys will start Matt Cassel again this Sunday and while we don’t know how he will fare against the Eagles, it’s probably fair to …

Mularkey plans changes to Titans’ passing game to develop Mariota

AP<p>New Titans interim head coach Mike Mularkey knows he has a job to do after the firing of Ken Whisenhunt, and the most important part of that job is …

Chargers WR Keenan Allen will miss rest of 2015 with lacerated kidney

Allen was placed on injured reserve after undergoing a kidney procedure.<p>San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen is out for the rest of the season after undergoing a procedure on a lacerated kidney, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. On Tuesday, the Chargers officially placed him on injured …

Lions WR Calvin Johnson: 'I want to win here'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Calvin Johnson said Tuesday he has not gotten to the point where he wants to ask to be traded and that he wants to win with the …

Joseph Randle Released by Cowboys: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

Joseph Randle went from the Dallas Cowboys' starting running back at the beginning of the 2015 season to being released Tuesday, as announced by the team.<p>Clarence Hill of the <i>Fort Worth Star-Telegram</i> first reported that the Cowboys cut ties with Randle. NFL Network's Ian Rapoport confirmed the …

Report: Cowboys cut Joseph Randle

AP<p>The Cowboys released running back Joseph Randle on Tuesday, Clarence Hill of the <i>Fort Worth Star-Telegram</i> reported.<p>Randle abruptly left the team …

Things were looking up for the Texas Longhorns, and then they had their worst loss in years by far

Texas hasn't been good recently. But it hasn't been "get demolished by Iowa State" bad ever, really.<p>Texas has lost a lot of bad games recently. Ask Texas fans, or even better, ask fans of any other Big 12 team. They'll be happy to either lament or rejoice.<p>But Saturday's showing, a 24-0 beatdown in …

AP College Football Poll 2015: Top 25 Rankings for Week 10

After weeks of craziness near the top of the Associated Press poll, a state of inertia has washed over the latest college football rankings.<p>All eight remaining Power Five unbeatens kept their loss columns clean, so not all that much changed from Week 9 to Week 10. Ohio State retained its tenuous …

Ole Miss beats Auburn and declares, 'We're the Alabama state champs'

It's been a while since the Rebels could say that.<p>Ole Miss beat Auburn on the road on Saturday, 27-19. The win over the Tigers means Ole Miss has swept both Auburn and Alabama for the first time since 2003, and this year is the first time ever that Ole Miss has won both games on the road. That's a …

Browns wait as NFL has yet to make decision about Johnny Manziel incident

BEREA, Ohio -- No decision has been reached in the ongoing NFL investigation into Johnny Manziel's driving incident Oct. 12, a league spokesman said …

NFL

Fantasy football: Thursday night injury update for Patriots-Dolphins

The reinvigorated Miami Dolphins are bringing their Florida weather to New England for Thursday night’s game. It’s expected to be a balmy 61 degrees …

The Clippers and Warriors hate each other, and it's quickly becoming the NBA's best rivalry

It may have started on Christmas Day, two years ago, when the two teams met and several shoving matches turned into technical fouls and ejections.<p>That same year, the two teams met in the playoffs in a series that went a full seven games, with the Clippers eventually knocking off the Warriors.<p>Last …

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LeBron James and More Cavaliers Players Comment on Team Meeting

LeBron James is focused on setting a championship tone for the Cleveland Cavaliers as the 2015-16 campaign kicks off. The four-time NBA Most Valuable Player made that clear in a team meeting during the preseason.<p>Chris Haynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group reported several members of the Cavs had …

Early look at Alabama-LSU: Brandon Harris' turn in the spotlight

We’re going to try to avoid the “Game of the Century” rhetoric that has surrounded past matchups between Alabama and LSU.<p>But this one’s going to be …

Why TCU has thrived and West Virginia has not in the Big 12

Thursday in Fort Worth, Texas, TCU and West Virginia will enter their fourth matchup as Big 12 foes on different planes. As two-touchdown underdogs, …