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Follow live: Texas strikes first in Red River Showdown

Tune in to watch Oklahoma-Texas live on ABC and WatchESPN.

Corso's pick: Cal-Utah (1:17)

NOW: Week 6 updates, reactions and notes

Don't miss a minute of today's college football action in Now. We've got the scores, the fantastic plays and top-notch reaction -- it's all here. Check it out.

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Rubin: DeGrom (13 K's) up to challenge in L.A.

Jacob deGrom's coming-out party this season rose to another level as he dominated the Dodgers and beat Clayton Kershaw in his postseason debut, writes Adam Rubin.

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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Thompson says Doc's 'luck' remark 'pretty bitter'

Warriors guard Klay Thompson opened up about an assessment of how lucky Golden State was in winning the 2015 championship -- specifically regarding comments made by Clippers coach Doc Rivers.

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)
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Keating: Buying a sports team? Stay away from the NFL

In ESPN The Magazine's Owners Issue, Peter Keating writes that, while NFL might still rule all, if you were to buy into a league today based on growth potential, the NBA is the game to join.

Behind the scenes with the USA Eagles (3:56)


Italy looks to book Euro 2016 spot

The Azzurri, unbeaten in their last 48 qualifying games, clinch a spot in next summer’s tournament with a victory over Azerbaijan, who has one win in eight qualifying matches. Italy currently leads, 1-0. Watch live on ESPN3

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Manning: 'Tennessee has great fans'

Broncos QB Peyton Manning will never forget his time as a Vol. Said Manning: "They know when to get quiet. … They know when to get loud. ... They show up every Saturday for their teams.”


Johnson with strong run to put Texas up
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Marcus Johnson worked a 24-yard run down the sideline as Texas took the 7-0 lead over No. 10 Oklahoma on ABC. It's just the second game this season in which the Longhorns held a first-quarter lead

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Vaughn runs it in for Illinois
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The Illini answered back quick with a rushing TD by Ke'Shawn Vaughn. The Illini lead the Hawkeyes 7-6 on ESPN2.

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Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Upset alert in Lawrence? Kansas, a 46-point underdog, had tied it up 7-7 with No. 3 Baylor on Steven Sims' 36-yard touchdown catch. Good to see David Beaty's Jayhawks aren't giving up early.

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


The Rock really enjoys cardio day

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson follows up cardio day with an epic dance session. He "Hits the Quan."


Maryland scores first against Ohio State

For the third time in the past four games, Ohio State opponents scored first. The Buckeyes have trailed in the first quarter in both of its Big Ten games this season -- they did so once in Big Ten play last season. Maryland leads 7-0 midway through the first quarter. Follow live


Kittle runs in first TD for Iowa
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Hawkeyes QB C.J. Beathard made a deep pass to George Kittle, who dashed 21 yards for a TD. Iowa is up 6-0 over Illinois on ESPN2.

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The enigmatic, unhittable Zack Greinke

In advance of his Game 2 start in the NLDS vs. the Mets, The Mag examined Greinke and found a resiliency in the enigmatic Dodgers ace that has enabled the possible Cy Young winner's record-book season. Mastery and mystery

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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Charlie Strong doesn't need to beat Oklahoma today to solidify his tenure at Texas. But he can't afford to get run out of the Cotton Bowl, either. Given the infighting in the locker room, this feels like a fork-in-the-road game for the Longhorns. If they no-show for a second straight week, the season could really spiral. Conversely, if they hang tough, even if they don't win, that could give Strong something to build off of going forward.

Is Clemson overlooking Georgia Tech?
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Desmond Howard and Kirk Herbstreit are confident in Clemson today, but according to Lee Corso: "Georgia Tech is going to explode and win this game."

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Corso's pick: 'Give me Swoop!"
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Trying to avoid a fifth straight wrong pick, Lee Corso picked No. 5 Utah to beat No. 23 Cal.

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Netherlands' destiny out of its hands

In danger of failing to qualify for a tournament for the first time since 2002, the Netherlands needs a win against Kazakhstan and some help from Turkey to keep its Euro 2016 hopes alive. Follow live

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Illinois at (22) Iowa on ESPN2

This is the first time the Fighting Illini have headed to play at Kinnick Stadium since 2007, and they haven't won there since 1999. The Hawkeyes are ranked for the first time since 2010 thanks to QB CJ Beathard, who is completing 64.1% of his passes this season. ESPN2/WatchESPN

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(10) Oklahoma at Texas on ABC

With the 1-4 start from the Longhorns, this could be a cakewalk for the Sooners, right? Not so fast. Texas is 5-2 when unranked and facing the ranked Oklahoma team, including a 36-20 win just two years ago when the Sooners were No. 12. ABC/WatchESPN

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New Mexico St. at Ole Miss on SEC Network
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Despite its performance vs. Florida, Ole Miss is still No. 5 in ESPN's FPI, led by Chad Kelly, who leads the SEC in pass YPG. The Aggies are trying to win their first-ever game against an SEC opponent, bringing in an 0-18 record. SEC Network/WatchESPN

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Gene Wojciechowski on Miami-FSU rivalry
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Wojciechowski took an inside look at what makes the Miami-Florida State rivalry so meaningful: "Nearly 500 miles separate the campuses, but nothing separates their contempt for one another."

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GameDay has split opinions on FSU-Miami
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Desmond Howard thinks the Canes will take home today's game, but Lee Corso said: "Field goals. Florida State is going to win by four of them."

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Kyle Whittingham: Wilson has confidence
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The Utah coach says QB Travis Wilson has complete command of the offense: "He’s playing with a great deal of confidence and poise."

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Wackiest plays from CFB Week 5
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David Pollack and Samantha Ponder took a look back at the past week of college football -- and there was a lot of dancing from a security guard, a specific Northwestern player and a bunch of kids.

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Nowitzki, Williams back on the floor

Mavs forward Dirk Nowitzki and guard Deron Williams scrimmaged Friday after missing most of training camp nursing injuries. "I missed a little at the beginning [of practice], but I finished up," Nowitzki said. "Once the guys were nice and tired, I subbed in and I actually looked decent then."

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GameDay: USC's slide will continue
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The crew believes it will get worse at USC before it gets better. Said Desmond Howard: "This will be Coach Sarkisian's toughest year as a head coach. I think they lose two more games."

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U.S. clings to 1-point Presidents Cup lead

Jordan Spieth helped the U.S. keep a 1-point lead over the International team heading into the final day of play.