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Ranking the best wins – and worst losses – by CFP impact

A close win or bad loss against a quality cross-conference opponent early in the season could be the difference between No. 4 and No. 5 come playoff time.

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Bottom 10: Dear Big Ten, be thankful for FSU

In normal times, the Big Ten would own this week's Bottom 10. But friends, when FSU gets dominated by Syracuse and squeaks by Samford, we are not in normal times.

Week 2 recap

Stephen A. doesn't see Gordon as a good fit in New England

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Week 2 lessons: Will the Josh Gordon lottery ticket pay off?

The concept of Gordon rediscovering his dominant form is thrilling, but his history says it would be foolish to expect it. Plus: Where's Dez?

Best and worst QBs of Week 2: Allen, Darnold disastrous in losses

A pair of four-touchdown games were only good enough for second and third, and a Bills QB finished last again.

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NBArank

NBArank: Predicting this year's top players, from 50-31

Our annual countdown forecasting the best players in the NBA continues at No. 50.

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Why NBArank is tough on Melo, Kobe and DeRozan

The big surprises in NBArank are what make the list unique.

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