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  1. SEC slant: Toughest, easiest roads ahead

    Alex Scarborough

    Only six weeks of the regular season remain. And while the SEC has separated contender from pretender to this point, the jockeying for conference supremacy is far from over. The odds of anyone going undefeated are slim. In fact, according to ESPN Sta...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  2. Juan Lagares finalist for Gold Glove

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Juan Lagares is one of three finalists for the NL Gold Glove in center field, Rawlings announced Thursday. The other contenders: Billy Hamilton and Denard Span. Winners will be announced Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2. The award is 75...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  3. George Groves added to Nathan Cleverly-Tony Bellew undercard

    Dan Rafael

    British super middleweight contender George Groves was added Thursday to the undercard of the cruiserweight rematch between Nathan Cleverly and Tony Bellew on Nov. 22 at the Echo Arena in Liverpool, England.

    Story | Conversation | October 23, 2014
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  5. Notes: Arreola return in planning stages

    Dan Rafael

    A few notes from around the boxing world: • Heavyweight contender Chris Arreola (35-4, 31 KOs) could return Dec. 11 on an ESPN2 boxing special in honor of his late promoter, Dan Goossen. The network is working through possibilities for ...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
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  7. ACC playoff watch: Week 9

    David M. Hale

    We're down to two playoff contenders left in the ACC, and as top teams around the country continue to tumble, the urgency of each upcoming matchup is magnified more than ever. Here's how things stack up for the ACC after eight weeks. Where the ACC...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  8. Prove It: New contender in Baton Rouge?

    ESPN.com staff

    In this week's "Prove It" segment, ESPN SEC reporters Alex Scarborough and Greg Ostendorf discuss whether LSU can still be a contender in the SEC West....

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  9. Top trap games remaining for contenders

    Travis Haney

    Oregon didn't see Arizona coming. Baylor was blindsided by West Virginia. Now those teams' playoff hopes are damaged, if not totaled. It's often the surprising losses -- the trap games -- that derail promising seasons. Just ask Oklahoma State (Iow...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  10. SEC playoff tracker: Oct. 22

    ESPN.com staff

    There were no major changes made to this week's playoff tracker. Ole Miss, Alabama and Georgia all proved why they are contenders with big wins this past Saturday while Mississippi State and Auburn enjoyed the week off. Here's a look at where the ...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  11. TCU, West Virginia have arrived as Big 12 contenders

    Jake Trotter

    Before the season, we wondered if West Virginia would ever be able to cut it in the Big 12. We also pondered whether TCU was just simply out of its league. And who could blame us? The two programs had each gone 6-12 in the conference their firs...

    Blog | October 22, 2014
  12. Paul Smith denied mandatory rematch vs. Arthur Abraham

    Dan Rafael

    British super middleweight contender Paul Smith might ultimately get a rematch with world titleholder Arthur Abraham of Germany, but it won't be because Abraham has been ordered to face him again.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  13. Mr. Football Watch: Week 8

    Brendan C. Hall

    Here is our latest "Mr. Football Watch" tracking the state's top contenders for our annual ESPN Boston Mr. Football award honoring Massachusetts' top overall player. Coaches and team statisticians are reminded to submit stats to bhall@espnboston.c...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  14. Roma Holiday: How the Italian Club Became a Champions League Cont...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Roma are a really good soccer team. This shouldn't be surprising. They are, after all, the biggest team in the biggest city in Italy. It's easy to shrug and say, "Of course Roma are the second-best team in Serie A. They are Roma.&quo...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  15. Danica Patrick's Late Charge At Talladega More Than A Moment

    Brant James

    With racing's best clawing for a spot in the Contender Round, Danica Patrick charged to the lead late at Talladega and -- though she fell back -- earned trust and respect in the process.

    Story | Conversation | October 21, 2014
  16. SEC Heisman Watch: Week 8

    Sam Khan Jr.

    There's no denying that with his team's No. 1 ranking, undefeated record, wins against Top 25 teams and his own performance, Mississippi State's Dak Prescott is still the top contender for the Heisman Trophy from the SEC and, so it seems, he is the n...

    Blog | October 21, 2014
  17. Jason Pierre-Paul believes Giants can run the table after bye wee...

    Danny Knobler

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The view from the outside is that the New York Giants are basically what their 3-4 record says they are, an inconsistent team that might not be good enough to be a contender. Jason Pierre-Paul isn't buying it. He looks ...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  18. Bowl eligibility no longer the goal at Duke

    Jared Shanker

    The celebration in the Duke locker room was rather subdued. It was a big ACC win against a Coastal contender for the Blue Devils, but no one in Durham, North Carolina, is satisfied. Bowl eligibility, even if only 16 FBS team can boast the claim th...

    Blog | October 20, 2014