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Time to tempt the Sports Gods

Updated: December 4, 2009, 5:40 PM ET
By Bill Simmons | ESPN.com

Has it really been nine weeks since my last NFL Power Poll? I am bowing my head in shame. Back in Week 4, my top two teams were (gulp) Baltimore and (severe double-gulp) the New York Football Giants. Now? Different. To say the least. Let's break down the NFL from No. 32 to No. 1.

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32. Cleveland First, the Cavs choke in the 2009 playoffs. Second, the best two starters on the 2008 Indians start Game 1 of the 2009 World Series for two teams not named "Cleveland." ...

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