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The teams that simply cannot lose this weekend

November 9, 2018 - 5:35am
The margin for error is very slim for the likes of Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia this weekend.

Defenses blitzing less this year to curb big plays

November 9, 2018 - 4:51am
The Chargers are blitzing more this season, but the overall trend across the league is that blitzing is down.

Level the playing field: Five ways the NFL could rejuvenate defense

November 9, 2018 - 4:50am
The NFL wants scoring, but former All-Pro Champ Bailey says playing defense isn't "a fair fight anymore." But tweaks to the rulebook could help.

NL West: Time for D-backs to deal Goldy?

November 9, 2018 - 4:40am
Will franchise faces Paul Goldschmidt and Nolan Arenado be traded? How will the Dodgers get back to the World Series? We size up the NL West.

Pittsburgh Strong: Inside a tumultuous week with the Steelers

November 9, 2018 - 4:21am
As Pittsburgh continues to recover from last week's tragedy, the Steelers have been 'instrumental' in uniting the community. So Thursday's big win, their first back at home, gave everyone something to believe in.

Thanks for noticing: Bucks on a mission to show they're for real

November 9, 2018 - 12:45am
The defending NBA champs saw a piece of themselves in the Milwaukee Bucks, and the Bucks were happy to validate the praise.

Kyler Murray is different than Baker Mayfield, but he might be better

November 8, 2018 - 10:50pm
Nearly all of Murray's numbers are better than those of last year's Heisman Trophy winner.

Sources: Dillashaw-Cejudo flyweight title bout set

November 8, 2018 - 10:17pm
TJ Dillashaw will try to become the sixth male two-weight champ in UFC history when he moves down to face flyweight champ Henry Cejudo at UFC 233, sources say.

Curry exits with adductor strain; MRI on Friday

November 8, 2018 - 9:59pm
Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is scheduled to undergo an MRI on Friday after leaving Thursday's loss with an adductor strain in his left leg.

Porzingis posts sprint photos after coach's claim

November 8, 2018 - 9:29pm
Knicks All-Star Kristaps Porzingis is doing light running but not sprinting at this point in his rehab from an ACL injury. That's what his coach says. But the player's Instagram account tells a different story.

Ben Roethlisberger has Steelers playing like a team possessed

November 8, 2018 - 8:34pm
Big Ben was perfect against the Panthers, and the rolling Steelers weren't far off in showing that their season could prove special after all.

Panthers' Reid ejected for hit on Roethlisberger

November 8, 2018 - 8:14pm
Panthers safety Eric Reid was ejected Thursday night for unnecessary roughness after a late hit on a sliding Ben Roethlisberger.

Rams' Peters jabs back at Payton: 'Keep talking'

November 8, 2018 - 6:05pm
Rams cornerback Marcus Peters took exception to Saints coach Sean Payton saying New Orleans got the matchup it wanted on a pivotal scoring play in last Sunday's game.

Rooney: Steelers expect Bell to report next week

November 8, 2018 - 5:42pm
The Pittsburgh Steelers expect running back Le'Veon Bell to report to the team next week, president Art Rooney II said on Sirius XM radio Thursday.

Lowe's 10 things: Tatum and Ingram finding their way

November 8, 2018 - 4:41pm
This week's highlights include Kyle Lowry's signature move, Joel Embiid ballet and two young players settling.

Dez practices, up to Payton if he plays Sunday

November 8, 2018 - 4:10pm
Dez Bryant, who turned 30 on Sunday, said he had been working out and getting his body and mind right all season before he got a call from the Saints.

McCovey remembered for humility, compassion

November 8, 2018 - 3:35pm
Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame former Giants great who died Oct. 31 at age 80, was remembered in a celebration of his life Thursday at AT&T Park.

Thoughts of McVay, Rams with victims of tragedy

November 8, 2018 - 2:58pm
Rams coach Sean McVay and the organization offered their "thoughts and prayers" to the victims of a mass shooting at a nearby bar in Thousand Oaks that left 13 people dead, including the gunman.