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Marshall redeems himself from Not Top 10 moment (0:22)
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Sunday's stakes: Five things to watch

The Rangers are counting on Cole Hamels to come up big, but Albert Pujols' two-run homer has the Angels ahead in a game they must win to keep their playoff hopes alive.

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Beckham sets 16-game mark for receiving yards

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. set an NFL record for receiving yards in a player's first 16 games, surpassing the mark set by Houston's Bill Groman in the 1960-61 seasons.

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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.

Celebrating D-Rose's birthday with slam dunks (0:44)
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)
Thomas: 'I can't own up to things I didn't do' (2:22)
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.

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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.

Highlights: Portland 0-1 Sporting KC (1:33)
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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.


Watch me win, now watch me nae nae
College Football 

After beating Notre Dame, Clemson coach Dabo Swinney told ESPN's Heather Cox, "We gonna do the Whip and Nae Nae tonight; I can promise you that!" He made good on that promise. Watch

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College Football 

Final: Redskins 23, Eagles 20

  • WAS: K. Cousins: 31-of-46, 289 yds, 1 TD
  • PHI: S. Bradford: 14-of-28, 254 yards, 3 TDs
  • PHI: D. Murray: 8 carries, 36 yards
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TOUCHDOWN REDSKINS!! Kirk Cousins finds Pierre Garcon who holds on for the TD. Redskins lead Eagles 23-20 with just 26 seconds left.

Giants take two-score lead in Buffalo

Rashad Jennings took a 51-yard pass to the house to push the Giants to a 24-10 lead over the Bills midway through the fourth quarter. Jennings' previous long reception was 27 yards. Follow live

Blue Jays down 9-0 after one

Toronto was hoping to beat the Rays today, then get a Royals loss to slide into the No. 1 overall spot in the AL. That looks very unlikely after a nine-run first for Tampa Bay. Follow live

Winston throws four interceptions

No. 1 overall pick Jameis Winston is having a rough day in Carolina, as he's thrown four picks and his Bucs are trailing big in the fourth quarter. The last rookie to throw four picks in a game is Matt McGloin in Week 15 of 2013. Follow live


Devonta Freeman is historically great

The Falcons RB is the first player since the 1970 merger to rush for 3 touchdowns in each of his first two career starts. (via Elias)


Jets ground Dolphins in London

Ryan Fitzpatrick throws for 218 yards and a touchdown as the Jets beat the Dolphins 27-14 at Wembley Stadium to improve to 3-1.


Bengals go for it in third quarter

The Bengals scored two TDs in the third, one off a Chiefs TO (the first TO of the game). The Bengals have sacked Chiefs QB Alex Smith 5 times today. Coming into the week they are the worst in the league with 14 sacks allowed. Cincinnati leads Kansas City 29-15 in the fourth quarter. Follow live


Game 162 = celebration time for Mets fans

There's nothing on the line for the NL East champs on the final day, but fans were likely relieved at Curtis Granderson's first-inning single to end any chance of being no-hit in back-to-back games. Follow live


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Redskins general manager Scot McCloughan watches the action from an unusual place. That's him in the black suit by the goal post.

Celebrating with D-Rose's Soaring Slams

In honor of the Bulls point guard's 27th birthday, take a look back at some of the most eye-popping dunks of his career.


Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Andre Iguodala and several of the Golden State Warriors are here.

John Keim ESPN Staff Writer 

This is a big drive for the Redskins and Kirk Cousins. After some crushing defensive series they need to answer and Cousins needs to have success in the fourth quarter to lead a comeback.

Raiders have 1-point lead going into 4th

Oakland took the lead with a 3rd-quarter field goal and has a slight edge over the Bears entering the last quarter. The Bears have outgained the Raiders 291-144. Follow live


Bradford's 3rd TD puts Eagles on top

Sam Bradford has his seventh career game with 3 touchdown passes -- the first since Week 6 of 2013 -- after he connected with Miles Austin on a 39-yard score. The Eagles lead the Redskins 20-16 early in the fourth quarter. Follow live


Cubs grab 3-0 first-inning lead

Anthony Rizzo capped Chicago's three-run opening inning with a two-run single. If the Cubs beat the Brewers and the Pirates lose to the Reds (PIT leads 1-0 in 1st), Chicago would host the NL wild card game. Follow live

Dinich: 'Brand recognition' plaguing Top 5
College Football 

ESPN's Heather Dinich says Ohio State and Michigan State don't deserve their lofty rankings, suggesting tradition is outweighing unbiased evaluation.

College Football 

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers defensive end Ryan Delaire entered the NFL this year as an undrafted rookie out of Towson State. The Panthers signed him from Washington's practice squad on Wednesday. He already has two sacks against the Bucs today, earning him the nickname the Fresh Prince of Delaire.

Fresh faces in Top 25

Iowa leads the pack of new entrants in the latest AP poll. The No. 22 Hawkeyes are joined by teams that captured the final two spots in the Top 25: Toledo and Boise State. Rankings