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College Football Playoff picks after championship week

Find out who our reporters pick after championship week for the College Football Playoff. ... Continue Reading

Klubnik lifts Clemson as Uiagalelei yanked early

Clemson turned to Cade Klubnik early in the first quarter after benching an ineffective DJ Uiagalelei, and the Tigers rolled past North Carolina 39-10 to win the ACC title. ... Continue Reading

UGA eyes CFP next, but winning SEC 'a big deal'

Georgia quarterback Stetson Bennett said that winning the national championship is the team's next goal, but that winning the SEC after Saturday's dominance of LSU was "a big deal." ... Continue Reading

Colorado names Deion Sanders as head coach

Colorado named Deion Sanders as its next head coach after the Hall of Famer led Jackson State to back-to-back SWAC titles. ... Continue Reading

Sources: QB Watson shows 'progress' in program

As part of the conditions that enabled Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson to be able to play Sunday, he has made what NFL and NFLPA experts have described as "signs of progress" during his mandatory treatment program, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. ... Continue Reading

Marner nets 2, sets Maple Leafs record in OT loss

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a franchise record and extended the league's longest active point streak to 19 games Saturday night with two goals in a 4-3 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. ... Continue Reading

A 1st: Sitch leads men's team to NCAA soccer title

Julianne Sitch became the first woman to coach a men's soccer program to an NCAA national championship when she led the University of Chicago past Williams College 2-0 in the Division III title game on Saturday. ... Continue Reading

Saban touts Bama's 3-0 finish as case for CFP

Alabama coach Nick Saban asked the College Football Playoff selection committee to ask how teams are playing at present and pointed to the Crimson Tide's 3-0 finish as a reason why they should be in. ... Continue Reading

Fury clubs Chisora to retain title; calls out Usyk

Tyson Fury delivers a one-sided beating of Derek Chisora to keep his WBC and lineal heavyweight championship. Fury turned his aim to unified champ Oleksandr Usyk, who sat ringside. ... Continue Reading

Injury report: Updates on Joe Mixon, Matthew Stafford and others

Our NFL Nation reporters have you covered with the latest injury developments. ... Continue Reading

What to know for NFL Week 13: Score picks, bold predictions, fantasy tips, key stats for every game

Your guide to every game. Fantasy advice. Key matchups. And, of course, final score picks. It's all here. ... Continue Reading

USA fall short, Argentina avoid upset, England and France on alert

Is there a silver lining to the USA's early exit from the World Cup after such a promising start? Here's the latest from Qatar. ... Continue Reading

The US accomplished a lot in Qatar, but left everyone wanting more

Did the US deserve to make the quarterfinals? No, but they showed that they could, and that potential captivated a wide audience watching back home. ... Continue Reading

Follow live: Michigan strikes early in second half of Big Ten title game

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Marner nets point in 19th straight game for Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner set a new franchise record and extended the league's active point streak to 19 games Saturday night with a second-period goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning. ... Continue Reading

Messi: Relief, not celebration, after 1,000th game

A tired Lionel Messi says he will not celebrate reaching 1,000 professional matches after helping Argentina to a 2-1 victory over Australia. ... Continue Reading

Dykes says TCU belongs in CFP despite loss

Sonny Dykes hopes the committee will look past No. 3 TCU's lone blemish this season, an overtime defeat at the hands of Kansas State in the Big 12 championship game. ... Continue Reading

Lions WR Williams set to make NFL debut Sunday

Detroit Lions rookie receiver Jameson Williams is set to make his NFL debut Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars after being activated from the NFI list on Saturday. ... Continue Reading

Hospital: Pele responding to respiratory treatment

Brazil great Pele is responding well to treatment for a respiratory infection and his health condition has not worsened over the latest 24 hours. ... Continue Reading

Mavs blow out old friend Brunson, Knicks at MSG

Luka Doncic's big afternoon leads Mavericks to a 21-point blowout of old friend Jalen Brunson and the Knicks at Madison Square Garden. ... Continue Reading