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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
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  5. 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
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  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. At first glance: SEC Week 9

    Jeff Barlis

    Well, here we are once again after an entire Saturday of lopsided games. What did we learn that we didn't already know? If anything the league revealed itself to be more firmly divided between contenders and pretenders. We'll just have to look for...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  14. BATE Borisov v Shakhtar Donetsk: Preview

    PA Sport

    BATE Borisov coach Aleksandr Yermakovich believes his side can continue to emerge as surprise contenders in UEFA Champions League Group H when they face Shakhtar Donetsk in Belarus on Tuesday.Yermakovich's side looked hopelessly outclassed when they ...

    Story | Conversation | October 20, 2014
  15. These Giants are clearly not contenders

    Dan Graziano

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The two weeks that were going to tell us all about the 2014 New York Giants went about as poorly as they could have gone and told us everything we needed to know. The Dallas Cowboys beat the Giants 31-21 on Sunday at AT&T S...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  16. Rapid Reaction: New York Giants

    Dan Graziano

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- A few thoughts on the New York Giants' 31-21 loss to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium. What it means: Pretty simply, that the Giants are not an NFC East contender. The first-place Cowboys are 6-1. The second-place Eagles are ...

    Blog | October 19, 2014
  17. No. 7 Alabama scores 35 in 2nd quarter, buries No. 21 Texas A&M

    Blake Sims, T.J. Yeldon and No. 7 Alabama score early and often in a 59-0 win over No. 21 Texas A&M

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | October 18, 2014
  18. Bevy of Breeders' Cup workers hit Santa Anita

    The countdown to the upcoming 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park intensified Oct. 18 with a bevy of workers out at the Southern California track on a pleasant, sun-kissed morning.

    Story | Conversation | October 18, 2014