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1mAdam Rubin

Mets set NLDS rotation, to start with deGrom

The New York Mets have set their rotation for the division series against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will give the ball to Jacob deGrom in Game 1 on Friday.

Prem: Everton 1-1 Liverpool (1:53)
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Schlabach: Forget what you thought you knew

Yes, TCU posted an impressive rout, as did Baylor. But the Big 12 is more than just a two-team race. And that's not the only narrative that was rewritten on a wild Saturday in college football.

Thomas: 'I can't own up to things I didn't do' (2:22)
Dabo Swinney: Tonight was B.Y.O.G. 'Bring your own guts' (1:43)
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Low: Clemson makes its case for playoff consideration

With its victory over No. 6 Notre Dame, Clemson proved it can hang with the nation's best. And with other top 10 teams going down Saturday, the Tigers are sure to find themselves with a more prominent national profile.

Serviceman surprises family in Gainesville (1:33)
Arizona State gets road upset over UCLA (1:19)
Ducks WR throws reverse pass for TD (0:39)
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NFL Vegas Experts

Vegas experts: How to bet Dallas-New Orleans

Where does the betting value lie in the Sunday night football game between Dallas and New Orleans? ESPN Chalk experts provide against-the-spread and over/under.

5hDave McMenamin

LeBron, in photo with Thompson: 'Get it done'

LeBron James posed for a photograph with Cavaliers teammate Tristan Thompson at a wedding on Saturday night, posting the photo on Instagram and apparently urging the completion of a deal.

10hBrett Okamoto

Cormier decisions Gustafsson to keep UFC title

Daniel Cormier successfully defended the light heavyweight championship for the first time at UFC 192 on Saturday, defeating Alexander Gustafsson via split decision in a gutsy performance.

Highlights: Portland 0-1 Sporting KC (1:33)
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13hJean-Jacques Taylor

Taylor: Angels keep Rangers' hopes of clinching on ice

On the cusp of clinching the AL West, the Rangers blew a four-run lead in the ninth inning against an Angels team that couldn't afford to lose if it's going to stay in the AL wild-card race.

Willian's sublime free-kick (0:50)
Aguero scores five (0:57)
Keep your eyes on the ball (0:46)
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21hChantel Jennings

Oregon football players stuck in elevator

Several Oregon football players were stuck in an elevator before their game -- and WR Devon Allen was there to live-tweet the whole thing.

Stanford steamrolls Arizona (1:03)


James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins (1-3) have now lost to opposing QBs Blake Bortles, Tyrod Taylor and Ryan Fitzpatrick. That is not a good look.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

About ten minutes to kickoff between Panthers and Bucs. Either a slow-arriving or no-arriving crowd.

Beckham approaching milestones

Odell Beckham Jr. will be playing in the 16th game of his career on Sunday. He has more receiving TDs (14)than anyone in the NFL since his debut and needs 20 more receiving yards to have the most in NFL history through a player’s first 16 games.

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Giants (1-2) at Bills (2-1), 1 p.m. ET

The Bills seek their first 3-1 start since 2011, while the Giants look to improve to 10-1 in their past 11 games vs. AFC East teams. Tyrod Taylor ranks fifth in QB rating (116.1) through the first three starts of his career, and Eli Manning is 12th (97.9) but has no INTs in 108 attempts. Follow live

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Panthers (3-0) at Buccaneers (1-2), 1 p.m. ET

Jameis Winston meets Cam Newton in Tampa. The Buccaneers look to snap a 10-game home losing skid, the longest streak since the Eagles lost 10 straight from 2012-13. Follow live

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Eagles (1-2) at Redskins (1-2), 1 p.m. ET

The Redskins are 2-11 in division play since the start of 2013, tied for worst in the NFL (Buccaneers). Meanwhile, the Eagles enter with a 5-1 record in division road games under Chip Kelly (only loss vs. Redskins). DeMarco Murray (hamstring) will play. Follow live

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Week 4 inactives report


  • IND QB Andrew Luck
  • CHI WR Alshon Jeffery
  • HOU RB Arian Foster
  • PHI RB DeMarco Murray
  • CHI QB Jay Cutler
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Top Week 4 waiver-wire picks

ESPN's Matthew Berry and Tim Hasselbeck say Seahawks RB Thomas Rawls is the handcuff to Marshawn Lynch, Cowboys RB Lance Dunbar catches lots of passes and Raiders QB Derek Carr has a great matchup this week.


Wallace Matthews ESPN Staff Writer 

Pretty standard Yankees A-team lineup for today's season-finale against the Orioles. If this lineup can't beat Chris Tillman today, how will it do against Dallas Keuchel on Tuesday?


Bell: High hopes for Arian Foster

Stephania Bell: "I expect to see the Arian Foster that we remember from last year."


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Curious to see new Panthers RDE Jared Allen and his 134 career sacks against Bucs rookie tackle Donovan Smith. Pressuring and confusing rookie QB Jameis Winston will be key for Carolina.

Thomas: 'I can't own up to things I didn't do'

New York Liberty president Isiah Thomas continues to deny wrongdoing in a 2007 sexual harassment case. Thomas tells ESPN's Hannah Storm in a SportsCenter interview that the allegations "just didn't happen," contradicting the verdict of a jury in a civil suit. Story

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Holtzman: Andre Johnson's value down

ESPN's Bob Holtzman says it might be time to cut Colts WR Andre Johnson as he's "no better than the No. 4 option on this team."


Jeff Dickerson ESPN Staff Writer 

With Jay Cutler active and starting, the Bears chance to win rises from 46% to 61%, according to ESPN's Football Power Index.

Yates: Karlos Williams a great value pick

ESPN's Field Yates says Bills RB Karlos Williams, who has TDs in each of the first three games, is a major bargain on DraftKings.


Coley Harvey ESPN Staff Writer 

Andy Dalton's simple message before today's Bengals (3-0) vs. Chiefs (1-2) game: "4-0. Let's get it."

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

Dolphins QB Ryan Tannehill is getting beat up for the second straight game. He is taking a pounding with little pass protection.

Sox retain Farrell, Lovullo

The Red Sox announced John Farrell will be back as manager and Torey Lovullo bench coach for 2016. Lovullo signed a two-year extension as bench coach in which he waived the right to pursue a managing job this offseason. Lovullo's agreement protects the Sox in the event Farrell's health remains an issue. (via Gordon Edes)

Ian O'Connor @Ian_OConnor

I love how Philbin keeps waving at his offense to rush off the field. Like all of England, he can't stand to watch it either.

James Walker ESPN Staff Writer 

The Dolphins now have three penalties from the Jets on deep passing plays. That's been their best offensive play.