Saturday's main storylines? Both Clemson and Washington, previously undefeated, lost home games to fall out of the current College Football Playoff field. It's possible the committee will look at the number of top-25 wins and see a stronger overall résumé than, say, Washington or even Penn State. Penn St has Rutgers (who is awful), and Michigan St (who has recently turned awful) left on their schedule.
But I'll try everything I can". SAO PAULO (AP ) - Lewis Hamilton clinched pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix ahead of Nico Rosberg, setting the stage for Sunday's critical showdown between the Mercedes teammates for the season title.
The freshman quarterback's prolific performance wiped out any concerns that the Crimson Tide (10-0, 7-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) would have a letdown after a bruising win at No. "You think he's not moving as fast as he is, but he's really moving". They are just too strong and overmatch every single team they play, and they are not the team to get too complacent and blow it against a weaker team.
The Tigers have lost to the Razorbacks in each of the last two seasons after playing Alabama. "They're nearly kind of a different team", Bielema said of LSU, which is 3-1 since the coaching change. The SEC's all-time leader is Georgia's Herschel Walker with 5,259 yards. Who is most overdrawn at the adrenaline bank perhaps could determine the outcome of tonight's Arkansas vs.
Spain will also have rested a day less than England considering they play Macedonia on Saturday at home in their next World Cup qualification clash. Gareth Southgate insists England have room to improve despite his side's comfortable 3-0 victory over Scotland.
If they don't take at least three of those four, there's little reason to believe they'll put up a meaningful fight in December's divisional games. The Eagles sit second in the NFC with a +57 point differential, behind only the Dallas Cowboys (+83).
Trump's campaign was marked by fiery anti-foreign rhetoric and promises to tear up trade deals, restrict immigration and lock up political rivals. He was one of 17 Republican candidates in the primaries. "Trump appears to have only a passing grasp of policy, so it is important that he appoints people with experience", said Ashford. The College Republicans were feeling confident but were still anxious about how the results would turn out.
If you thought that this tour had gone to hell in a handcart by the first drinks break on day two, you'd have been right. Meanwhile Bird's 40 wickets came at just 19.5 last season, while Joel Paris (35 at 19.57), Scott Boland (33 at 20.93) and Chris Tremain (36 at 21.05) were all blooded into the Australian limited-overs teams after averaging less than 22 last summer in breakthrough seasons.
And as the old saying goes, "you play as well as you practice". That makes sense, considering Pittsburgh took the play to the Ravens for most of the night, controlled the majority of the game, and yet still couldn't pull out a victory. "We can still control what we want to control, " Moats said. The Steelers may have dodged a bullet with Maurkice Pouncey. The offensive line suffered when center Maurkice Pouncey went out in the first quarter with a thumb injury.
Kessler and the Browns have a tough task ahead in Week 9. When asked if there is a chance for some rust from Coleman being out so long, head coach Hue Jackson said that "there could be", but he noted that "we kept him in quite a bit", referring to his involvement with all stages of the team, "when he wasn't available to catch the ball".
Michigan State , which was ranked seven in the first rankings, ended up at No. 3 at the end of the year after winning the Big Ten . Going forward, the Huskies have the 14th toughest schedule in the country compared to Texas A&M's 40th.
Now, the focus has fallen off of the team and the field and the Eagles need to get their minds back to football entirely. New York Giants DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa (David Douglas High School). Stefen Wisniewski is slated to start this week at left guard. They've lost four of their five games on the road but will return home for next Sunday's tilt with the Atlanta Falcons.
The result acts as a big statement from City, who for all of their riches and star players, have come unstuck against European opposition too many times in the last few years. "I am totally unaware where from rumours could have emerged related to an alleged argument and provocation on my behalf towards Messi", the Brazil global wrote.
That's my job. I understand that, but I always appreciate it if they let me know that I'm going to pitch more than the ninth inning. "And from up in the upper deck you could see the people coming across the bridge in droves". Only five Major League Baseball teams have done it. It was a familiar performance for Lester, who helped Boston win the World Series in 2007 and 2013.
Below, you can see the overall fluctuations in win probability, courtesy of numberFire Live, as the Seahawks and Cardinals meandered their way to a 6-6 stalemate in the desert. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) reacts after a missed game-winning field goal attempt during overtime of an NFL football game against the Arizona Cardinals , Sunday, Oct.
Zimmer was scheduled to discuss his decision at his news conference later Wednesday. MINNEAPOLIS - After leading a Minnesota Vikings offense that has been largely ineffective for the season's first half, offensive coordinator Norv Turner has resigned from his position.
Everyone at sold-out Staples Center noticed the physical play. Six different Clippers contributed to the spurt, led by Griffin's seven points . "Uhhh, I don't remember", stuttered Jordan when asked about how his thumb felt during the game.
No. 9 Nebraska at No. 6 Ohio State. " Auburn was given up for dead a couple weeks ago. but Auburn has the biggest opportunity, I think, on the board", ESPN and SEC Network personality Paul Finebaum said on ESPN's CFP rankings reveal show.
Bennett was first injured two weeks ago against the Atlanta Falcons . New Orleans has played better defense during that span, and on Sunday in the Superdome, the Saints found balance for their prolific passing offense from an unlikely source in a 25-20 victory against Seattle.
And Jay Gruden is apparently coaching's version of Donovan McNabb, because he said afterward he wasn't aware teams could tie until last week. Kirk Cousins and company were firing early, putting up 189 passing yards in the first half, with 105 of those going to the twin tight end threats of Jordan Reed and Vernon Davis.
He started the first quarter 1-for-6 for 3 yards and 1 interception, which came after he threw into triple coverage in the end zone.That Raiders-Jaguars game is slated to kickoff at 1 P.M. The Raiders are seeking their first 6-2 start since 2001 and are a flawless 4-0 on the road this season. Tampa Bay is 18-42-1 ATS in their last 61 home games and 3-7 ATS in their last 10 games overall while the over is 12-3 in their last 15 games in the month of October.
But Thomas, typically an excellent free throw shooter, went just 10 of 15 at the line, including several misses in the final frame. "I had to make a decision and I feel good about the decision I made". Wade's debut in Chicago was unthinkable a year ago. "It was kind of awkward because I'm used to him doing that against us", added Taj Gibson , who contributed 18 points.
Durant totaled 30 points, Thompson had 28 and Curry added 23 as the Warriors evened their record at 1-1. The good news: Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant's scoring abilities have been the most consistent theme for Golden State to start the year.
He averaged 77.5 yards per game and had a team-high five touchdowns entering the contest. Superstar receiver James Washington had six catches for 117 yards, while Jalen McCleskey hauled in 11 receptions for 66 yards and a score. A component to the Mountaineers early season success on defense was their ability to pressure quarterbacks. Two runs by Justin Crawford and Kennedy McKoy netted 31 yards, preceding the 19 yards gained on four short Howard passes.
Jose Mourinho says his current crop of players at Man United are not the end product. "If we don't create then we should be more anxious". "But in this case, the boys managed to find that extra effort and extra competitive mentality to play that game because it means more than just a game".
This had been a two-score game at one point , but saw Michigan State score late to narrow the losing margin. Freshman Chris Evans, who leads the Wolverines with 416 rushing yards, is likely to miss Saturday's contest after suffering a concussion in the first quarter of the win against IL.
A Watson 2-yard touchdown gave Clemson a 17-10 fourth-quarter lead before FSU tied and eventually won 23-17 in overtime. In other words, Fisher's team isn't going to go quietly. BEST MATCHUP: Army offense vs. Wake Forest run defense. One of four Seminoles with at least seven rebounds, Cofer was integral in providing Florida State a 63-22 edge in total rebounds and an 18-11 advantage in offensive boards.
Ryan's Jets and Bills have faced Brady's Patriots 14 times during the regular season, in addition to Ryan watching countless hours of Brady film as he attempts to gain an edge against his biggest adversary. For one, this is Rex Ryan's team. It's about disguising pass-rush packages so that defense can pressure Brady when he's least expecting it. "Just sticking with the truth, I try to tell you the truth".
The discussion ranged on free speech, race, and brutality by the police and how sports impacts society. However, here will be looking at Kaepernick from a different perspective and that too his role, off the field. 2015 became even worse and he was asked to sit it out in place of Blaine Gabbert. However, this season he has got the job back from Gabbert, but that is about all.
Having two players in your starting lineup score zero points is never encouraging, but it was a struggle offensively throughout the evening. The Cavs led by as many as 15 points, but the Knicks went on a 15-2 run to knot the game up at 41-41 with 4:13 left in the quarter.
He returned to the game and finished with 107 yards on 16 carries. He is throwing, but he has yet to begin practicing. "It's cool to see another young guy like him that I've come to know and to see the success he's having". So when Wentz connects with Darren Sproles five or six yards behind the line of scrimmage and Sproles ends up with a big gain, most of the credit there is given to Sproles and the offensive line, not Wentz.
Conte's priority is to pick a team strong enough to win. If I had come through the youth then maybe I would be happy to play 10 games there. "To help the young players, you have to be involved in a good environment, with people with experience".
At 5-2, the Raiders are in primed position for a playoff spot as only New England has a better record in the AFC. "I won't be disrespected", Ramsey said, according to Hays Carlyon of the Florida Times-Union . For the first couple of weeks of the season, the Oakland Raiders defense had failed to live up to their billing. Oakland allowed 344 yards - 100 less than their average entering the game - and even a good chunk of that came with the game well in hand.
The San Diego Chargers went into Thursday Night Football in Week 6 against the Denver Broncos with a 1-4 record and a 10-game losing streak against AFC West opponents. I still think with our defense, I'm going to put my money on them stopping them every time to be honest with you". "I was afraid we were going to find another way [to lose]", Rivers told CBS Sports.
It was a good momentum builder as the Giants head into their overseas battle with the Los Angeles Rams next week in London. "We need to keep our focus on the ballgame", McAdoo said of the aftermath following the moment where his team won the ballgame.