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NFL notes: League looks into Winston allegation

The NFL is investigating an allegation that quarterback Jameis Winston of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers groped a female Uber driver in 2016, and Winston has denied the allegation on his social media accounts…read more

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What to watch for in Patriots-Raiders in Mexico

If you thought you were done watching NFL football being played outside the United States in 2017, boy, do we have a surprise for you. The league heads south of the border Sunday and is taking two of its better … Continue reading

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College football scores, schedule 2017: Alabama, Clemson, Auburn win in routs

Week 12 of the 2017 may not be the best on paper. OK, let’s be honest, it might be the worst. But that doesn’t mean the potential for upsets and shakeups do not exist all day long on Saturday. Most … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving NFL Football Will Be Played in Shadow of Groundbreaking Living CTE Diagnosis

A week to the day before Thanksgiving, researchers confirmed that doctors were able to diagnose a case of chronic traumatic encephalopathy in a living patient. CNN reported that the patient was former NFL player Fred McNeill, who has since died…read … Continue reading

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Best NFL football knockout, survivor pool picks for Week 11

If you’ve made it this far in your NFL survivor pool this season, kudos. It’s been a wild and crazy season. But now it’s getting really tough. Time to get the edge to lead you into the home stretch…read more

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Predictions for a cupcake weekend in college football

I wouldn’t blame you if you took the day off. The week before rivalry weekend gives us some of the worst matchups in college football. ULM at Auburn and Mercer at Alabama are embarrassing…read more

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College football viewers’ guide: Some of the nation’s top teams still have work do to

Need some help deciding which college football games to watch? Look no further. Each week, Los Angeles Times contributor Chuck Schilken handicaps what’s worth watching, and skipping, on…read more

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Monday Night Football suffers another NFL ratings disaster, this one featuring the Miami Dolphins

If the ratings for the Monday Night Football game between the Miami Dolphins and Carolina Panthers were a military weapon they would be described as, well, a tank. Because t hat’s what the ratings did when the Dolphins and…read more

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Picking the Perfect Week 11 fantasy football lineup

So you think you’re perfect, eh? Well, don’t just talk about it. Be about it. Prove to your friends and (more importantly) strangers you’ll never meet that you’re a…read more

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Fear not, Big Ten, your CFP hopes are not lost

It’s supposed to be about the teams — not the conferences — but the latest CFP rankings left certain leagues giddy and others gloomy…read more

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College Football Picks: Playoff races break for mismatches

Maybe college football could use a break after two straight weeks of ranked matchups and playoff-race altering results, and with two weeks coming up that will be loaded with rivalry games and…read more

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GIFs that help tell the story of the NFL in Week 10

Every week of the NFL season tells a story. GIFs — pronounced “gifs”, “jifs” or “gee-oafs” — can do the same thing. So let’s tell the story of Week 10 through GIFs…read more

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Ben Roethlisberger rips football on Thursdays, says NFL needs to get rid of it

The Steelers quarterback is not a fan of playing football in the middle of the week…read more

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These nine games will decide who reaches the College Football Playoff

With just three weeks left, nine teams are fighting for four spots in the College Football Playoff…read more

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CBS Sports 130 college football rankings: Miami takes aim at No. 1 Alabama

The new college football rankings for all 130 FBS teams heading into Week 12…read more

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The Saints as Super Bowl Favorites, the Cowboys Could Be Done, Case Keenum Won’t Go Away, Burfict Is an Embarrassment

Plus, an afternoon where bloopers, bone-headed plays and dumb penalties (hello, Jaguars and Chargers!) fueled the excitement…read more

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Best of 2017 Week 10

Take a look at all the best action from Week 10 games…read more

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Tennessee fires coach Butch Jones after blowout loss at Missouri

Tennessee, winless this season in SEC play, has fired fifth-year coach Butch Jones with two games left in the regular season. “Late [Saturday] night, it was evident this was probably the direction we needed to go for the best of … Continue reading

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Who’s in? The answer just got a lot more complicated

After his team’s 38-14 win over No. 20 Iowa, Wisconsin offensive lineman Jason Erdmann wasn’t concerned about where the College Football Playoff selection committee might slot the Badgers in their third…read more

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College football Week 12 opening lines: Major favorites all over the country

Vegas isn’t expecting many close games next week in the top 25…read more

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