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13hRyan McGee

Flipping the field: Predicting college football's late-season headlines

Anyone can tell you what they think is going to happen. Thankfully, we found some November and December headlines to tell you what will happen in the playoff, Heisman race and coaching hot seat.

Stephen A.: Kaepernick has every right not to stand (1:53)
Bomani Jones: Kaepernick's 'statement in his words, not actions' (2:12)
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Follow live: Kerber begins US Open quest on Day 1

Can Aussie Open champ Angelique Kerber bookend her season with Grand Slam titles? The world No. 2 takes her shot at a US Open crown in the second match at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Rafael Nadal will be in action later. Watch Day 1 all day on ESPN app/WatchESPN. Coverage begins on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET.

Rudolph snags dart from Bridgewater (0:21)
Carlos Beltran did what to his hair? (1:41)
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54mBill Barnwell

The Dak Prescott Experience: Can Dallas still compete?

Does Dak Prescott's big preseason mean anything? Is this Tony Romo's last year? Are the Cowboys still favorites in the NFC East? You have questions, Bill Barnwell has answers -- and predictions.

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Little Big Men

During the Little League World Series, 11-and 12-year-old boys become superstars. So we asked them to flash their favorite superhero pose and explain what it was really like to play on the big stage.

A.J. Green limps off field with knee injury (0:20)
Deshaun Watson's Heisman highlight reel (1:01)
Premier League's top goals of the weekend (2:44)
Saban invites Tebow, Marty Smith to jump in a lake (0:19)
13hBrian Campbell

Mr. Fuji passes away at 82

Brian Campbell looks back at the life and wrestling career of WWE Hall of Famer Harry "Mr. Fuji" Fujiwara, who passed away at 82.


Monday NFL preview for all 32 teams

NFL Nation assesses what to watch across the league on Monday, including the Cowboys' plan at quarterback as they try to get rookie fourth-round pick Dak Prescott up to speed.

SC Featured: A 9/11 hero's lasting impact on rugby (15:18)


Matt Wilansky ESPN.com 

One of the main attractions to the revamped USTA Tennis Grounds is the new Grandstand. Here's a view from the outside.


Prescott not feeling pressure filling in for Romo

Todd Archer explains why Cowboys QB Dak Prescott is not feeling pressure for filling in for Tony Romo and how the offense will help Prescott's transition.


Austin Ward ESPN Staff Writer 

Urban Meyer said he does not agree with the suspension of Ohio State WR Torrance Gibson. The Buckeyes coach said it was not a football program or athletic department decision.

Mike Reiss ESPN Staff Writer 

Patriots QB Jimmy Garroppolo goes through a footwork drill in practice, while keeping his eyes downfield.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Punter Mike Scifres, who injured his right (kicking) knee against New England, is at practice but not in full pads. A good sign that he is at least out here.

Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer 

Bucs wide receiver Russell Shepard said that Dirk Koetter's offense really hasn't changed between last year and this year. "The biggest thing is, we have a quarterback who sees the whole field now. He knows the offense inside and out."

David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Panthers quarterback Cam Newton wearing cutoff jersey pants instead of full pads as the rest of the team is. Not that anybody is allowed to hit him. Backup quarterback Derek Anderson still not practicing after taking a hard hit on Friday against New England. Coach Ron Rivera said Sunday that Anderson was a little sore.

Can Siemian get the Broncos to the playoffs?

Tom Waddle and Mark Dominik react to the Broncos naming Trevor Siemian as the team's starting QB.


Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer 

Rex and Rob Ryan engaging in a leisurely game of catch as they wait for players to stretch at today's Bills practice.

Rob Demovsky ESPN Staff Writer 

Packers coach Mike McCarthy on going forward with Tim Masthay as his punter: "Tim Mathay's in the driver's seat. It's important for him to have a good week of practice and perform in Kansas City just like everybody. We have a great history with Tim here." Meanwhile, McCarthy praised rookie Peter Mortell for "definitely pushing the envelope for competition."

Waddle expects Siemian to start, Sanchez cut

Tom Waddle explains why he believes Trevor Siemian will be named the Broncos starting QB and feels Paxton Lynch should be the backup.


David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Four military jets just flew over the Panthers practice field and Bank of America Stadium. Not exactly sure why. Would be the first practice flyover in team history.

Stephen A.: ‘Romo should retire’

Stephen A. Smith believes Cowboys QB Tony Romo's inability to stay healthy should be a sign that it is time to step away from football.


David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

Deshaun Watson isn't hiding the fact that he's eying the NFL after this season, but he says he's fully focused on winning a national title this year. "If I have a chance to leave, I'll leave," Watson said of the NFL. "But I'm focused on being the best college football player I can right now."

Belichick: 'Just didn't work out' with Knighton

Bill Belichick explains the Patriots' decision to cut defensive lineman Terrance Knighton.


Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Jesse Ertz will start at quarterback for Kansas State against Stanford Friday. "In all reality," Snyder said, "he's been more consistent than the other two." Ertz, injured on the first play from scrimmage last season, beat out Joe Hubener and Alex Delton.

Michael Rothstein ESPN Staff Writer 

The Lions are releasing veteran OL Geoff Schwartz. Schwartz tweeted about his departure this morning, something first reported by the Detroit Free Press. Schwartz was signed before the draft and then the Lions drafted two interior linemen.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Bill Snyder says that Jesse Ertz will start at QB for K-State on Friday at Stanford. Ertz won the job last year before suffering a season-ending injury in the opener.

Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer 

Ravens RB Buck Allen and C Jeremy Zuttah are new absences at Monday's practice. TE Dennis Pitta, TE Maxx Williams, NT Brandon Williams, G John Urschel, S Lardarius Webb, S Kendrick Lewis, CB Jerraud Powers and LB Za'Darius Smith all remain out.

Bob Pockrass NASCAR 

Speedway Motorsports – owner of tracks at Charlotte, Bristol, Atlanta, New Hampshire, Las Vegas, Texas, Kentucky and Sonoma – will have a 12-and-under ticket for $10 in select sections for each of its Sprint Cup races next year. Many had some sort of kids pricing before, but this is a first as far as across-the-board for the company.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy sees no issue with the prospect of playing as many as five running backs in the opener Saturday, including returning nine-game starter Chris Carson, transfer Barry J. Sanders and true freshman Justice Hill. "If somebody gets hot, they'll stay in," Gundy said. "We're just not sure who that could be at this time."

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Avery Bradley on Boston's offseason moves: "I'm excited. I feel like they added some great pieces. Al Horford is a very good player, a great team player. I was actually with Jeff Teague this summer in Vegas at an Adidas event and he was telling me how he's really going to help our team out a lot. He's a great locker room guy, a great player. I'm excited to have a chance to play with him, learn things from him. To add him to this culture, I'm excited about it."

David M. Hale ESPN Staff Writer 

After a crazy offseason of awards and attention, Deshaun Watson is finally talking about Kickoff Weekend and Clemson's game vs Auburn. "It's a big time matchup on prime time," Watson said. "It's going to be loud and we're just going to enjoy it."

Cook could make statement for Heisman against Ole Miss

Danny Kanell breaks down what RB Dalvin Cook's workload could be for Florida State and explains how a big game against Ole Miss boosts Cook's Heisman chances.


Howard Bryant ESPN Senior Writer 

Taylor Townsend-Caroline Wozniacki on the new grandstand. Sometimes it's hard to remember, with her fall in the rankings (the former no. 1 is now 51st) Woz is still just 25 years old...