Clemson scores TD courtesy of monster block (1:06)
LaQuan McGowan rumbles in for a TD (0:31)
Braxton Miller makes ridiculous catch, scores TD on next play (0:43)

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Rogers: Cubs turn to Hendricks in Game 2

Don't look past Kyle Hendricks. The Cubs' Game 2 starter knows how to pitch and says he's ready. He better be, or else Chicago could be headed back to Wrigley down 0-2.

Wackiest plays from past week of college football (2:31)
Rangers up 2-0 after win in 14th (4:12)
Motley-Ford connect for three TD's in Hokies win (0:54)
Bill Self signs $10K check for KU student (0:52)
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Ripken admits interest in Nationals' manager job

Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged being interested in the Nationals' managerial opening, saying during a recent radio interview that he would "answer the phone" if called by Washington GM Mike Rizzo.

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Cromartie calls Beckham a 'one-year wonder'

Jets cornerback Antonio Cromartie added fuel to the New York rivalry when he explained why he thinks Giants star wideout Odell Beckham Jr. is a "one-year wonder."

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JGR could advance all four drivers in Chase

JGR wants to avoid any drama this year at Charlotte Motor Speedway -- that means no headlocks -- as all four drivers hope to advance in the Chase for the Sprint Cup after Saturday night's race.

Seahawks without Lynch for second-straight game (2:23)
T.O.: I could play in the NFL right now (1:15)
Keegan-Michael Key's perfect James Franklin imitation (2:12)
The Rock really enjoys cardio day (0:15)
Disc golf hole-in-one off a bounce (0:25)
Behind the scenes with the USA Eagles (3:56)


When your trick play is too tricky
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Illinois drew up a play for WR Geronimo Allison to throw a pass, but he showed why he plays WR and not QB. Illinois fell to 4-2 with a loss to Iowa.

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Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer 

Northwestern missed a 42-yard field goal attempt and Michigan scoreless streak remains intact. It's been more than 135 minutes of fame clock since the last time the Wolverines allowed a point. They lead the Wildcats 14-0 in the first.


Bulldogs jet down sideline for 59-yard TD
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Dak Prescott hit Fred Ross on a screen pass, and the receiver beat the defense down the left side for a long score on SEC Network.

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Michigan takes opening kick for TD
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Jehu Chesson took the opening kickoff 96 yards for an early 7-0 lead over Northwestern. Michigan now leads 14-0 midway through the first quarter.

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Official knocked down in Texas-Oklahoma
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The Oklahoma and Texas players were playing through the whistle. This official was just unfortunate to get in their way.

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Melo and his shot look healthy

Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony says good health was the key to scoring 21 points in 25 minutes in Friday's 115-104 preseason win over the Wizards. Said Anthony: "When you’re healthy, everything kind of falls into place mentally." Melo's shot

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Big block springs Clemson TD
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Tigers RB Wayne Gallman gets the credit for the 65-yard TD, but WR Charone Peake allowed it to happen by tossing a defender to the ground. Clemson leads 10-0 on ESPN2.

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Braxton Miller: Ankle breaker
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The Ohio State QB-turned-WR shaked and baked a Maryland defender to pick up extra yards. No. 1 Ohio State took care of business in a big win over the Terrapins.

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GameDay's best signs

Salt Lake City didn't disappoint with its GameDay signs as the Utes take on the Golden Bears tonight. Best signs


How did Texas upset Oklahoma?

Since taking over at Texas two seasons ago, Charlie Strong has been searching for a foundational win to reinvigorate his program. Saturday in Dallas, he got it. As 17 1/2-point underdogs, the Longhorns shocked No. 10 Oklahoma 24-17 in the Cotton Bowl. Instant Analysis

Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Does Randy Edsall expect to coach the next Maryland game? "I don't make those decisions."

Chubb leaves Georgia game with injury

Georgia RB Nick Chubb is laying on a table on the sideline after an apparent left leg injury in the first quarter against Tennessee. The Heisman contender has 7 touchdowns on the season.

Which TD is better: LaQuan's or Laquon's?

Do you prefer Baylor big man LaQuan McGowan rumbling 18 yards for a score against Kansas? Or Rebels superstar Laquon Treadwell reeling in a catch with one hand? Honestly, both are great

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Croatia goes up two on give-and-go goal

Croatia's Ivan Rakitic gave it up and got it back on a fancy backheel pass, netting one for a 2-0 lead on Bulgaria in this Euro qualifying match.


Charlie Strong dons the Golden Hat
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Texas claimed the Red River Rivalry today and that means the Golden Hat is back in Austin.

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Georgia Tech at (6) Clemson on ABC/ESPN2

Clemson has won 32 straight games vs. unranked opponents, which is the 2nd longest streak in the nation, last losing in 2011. If the Tigers win Saturday, they'll have matched the school's record for consecutive wins at 13. ABC/ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Ohio State offense eventually took a step forward today, as Cardale Jones played well, J.T. Barrett had a clearer role in the red zone and Braxton Miller had five receptions. A big test is coming with a Penn State defense that gave Buckeyes more trouble than almost anyone last year. Lions defensive front will put pressure on Ohio State.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Iowa is 6-0 after riding Jordan Canzeri (43 carries, 256 yards) to a win over Illinois. Next week's game at Northwestern is huge for the Big Ten West race. It's the last game Iowa will play against a ranked team. Hawkeyes are a threat to run the table. Really.

Laquon Treadwell opts for one-hand snag
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This was the Ole Miss WR's second TD of the day. It was as casual as it was flashy.

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(19) Georgia at Tennessee

Both teams come in desperate for a win, but the Bulldogs may have the edge, winning the last 5 straight meetings. A lot will come down to the play of RB Nick Chubb, who has ran for 100 yards in 13 straight games, the longest in Georgia history. Follow live

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OSU blows away Maryland in 2nd half

The Buckeyes led by just a touchdown at halftime but dropped 28 points in the second half, en route to a 49-29 win over unranked Maryland. Cardale Jones was 21-of-28 for 291 yards and 2 TDs and J.T. Barrett added three rushing TDs in the win. Box score

Cubs have been here before

And it has never worked out well for them. Prior to Friday's Game 1 defeat, Chicago had lost the first game of a postseason series 11 times. On each of those occasions, the Cubs failed to win the series.

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Strong: 'We have a good football team'
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Texas coach Charlie Strong after his team's upset win: "I've been saying it and I truly believe it: We have a good football team."

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