CFP implications on the line in SEC West showdown

Unbeaten Texas A&M takes on No. 1 Alabama in Tuscaloosa in a collision of top-ranked teams.

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    En octubre: Sin bullpen no hay paraíso

    Contar con un cuerpo de relevistas eficaz ha pasado de ser un lujo a ser una necesidad para todos los equipos de Grandes Ligas, fundamentalmente para esos que juegan béisbol en octubre en busca de un anillo de Serie Mundial.


No. 20 Broncos lead after awesome spin move

Western Michigan's Carrington Thompson catches a pass and spins around an Eastern Michigan defender before scoring a 32-yard TD. The unbeaten Broncos lead 7-0.


Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers rookie Andrew Toles had one AB in the leadoff spot all season. He will bat from the leadoff spot in Game 6 of the NLCS.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

"It's hard," Texas quarterback Shane Buechele said, "just to see things you could have done." The Longhorns had plenty of chances today at Kansas State, losing 24-21, but the outcome was no different than in its other three road games this year. The loss puts Texas under .500 for the first time this season, an all too familiar spot in this third season under coach Charlie Strong.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Another FG gives Alabama the 6-0 lead over Texas A&M. Tide LT Cam Robinson, who hasn't played up to expectations early this year, has been superb keeping Aggie star DE Myles Garrett in check.

Doug Padilla ESPN Staff Writer 

Dodgers' new-look lineup for Game 6: Andrew Toles LF Curry Seager SS Justin Turner 3B Adrian Gonzalez 1B Josh Reddick RF Joc Pederson CF Yasmani Grandal C Chase Utley 2B Clayton Kershaw P

West Virginia goes up two scores

QB Skyler Howard passes to Shelton Gibson for a 22-yard TD. No. 12 West Virginia leads TCU 14-0 in the first quarter.


NIU scores on opening kickoff

Aregeros Turner blew past Buffalo defenders to return the opening kickoff 97 yards to the end zone for the Huskies' first score.


Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Texas A&M DE Daeshon Hall is down in pain and the trainer's are looking at him. That would be a big loss for the Aggies.


Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

They've been standing there since first thing this morning waiting for a chance at tickets.

Purdue makes spectacular diving catch

Bilal Marshall goes all out for this 44-yard reception. The big play set up a game-tying TD against No. 8 Nebraska. It's 7-7 on ESPN2.


Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

Earlier this week, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said he hoped his defense would use its performance in a win over Miami as a springboard for confidence and momentum. Through a little more than a quarter against Virginia, the D has allowed just two first downs and 63 total yards.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama DE Jonathan Allen just went Superman to leap over the would be blocker and sack Trevor Knight on third down. The Tide d-line is loaded with pass-rushers.


Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

How good has Alabama's new-look offense been this season? Well, Alabama entered the day having scored TDs on 18 of its 21 goal-to-go drives this season. So A&M stopping the Tide and forcing a FG on the opening drive was actually pretty impressive and important.


Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Takeaways have been at the core of West Virginia's 5-0 start, and the Mountaineers already have two today following cornerback Rasul Douglas' third interception of the season. WVU's defense has at least one takeaway in all six games and in 11 of its last 12 contests.


Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

UCLA backup QB Mike Fafaul took all the snaps with the offense in pregame warm-ups. Josh Rosen did not take any. The Bruins do not plan to make an official announcement about who will start at quarterback, but, at this point, it would be a shock if it is not Fafaul.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Alabama comes up with a field goal to take the early 3-0 lead over Texas A&M. Credit the Aggie defense for making the stand after a rocky start to that drive.

Armstrong Jr. gives Nebraska the lead

QB Tommy Armstrong Jr. runs for a 22-yard TD to give No. 8 Nebraska a 7-0 early lead over Purdue on ESPN2.


TCU fumbles opening kickoff

Nana Kyeremeh recovers it to give West Virginia a short field. The No. 12 Mountaineers took advantage and took a 7-0 lead.


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Kansas State's win was its fifth in a row at home against Texas. That is tied for the all-time longest home winning streak for any team against Texas (Texas A&M from 1985 to 1993).


David Lombardi ESPN Staff Writer 

Colorado's offense has woken up. It took the Buffs only 9 plays to march 73 yards for the go-ahead score. Colorado is taking advantage of Stanford's biggest defensive weakness -- linebackers -- on rushes to the edge.

Charles Moynihan ESPN 

It's a festive atmosphere already outside the confines of Wrigley Field.

Watch: TCU at No. 12 West Virginia

West Virginia seeks its first 6-0 start since 2006 against a dangerous TCU squad that is ranked 31st, according to ESPN's FPI. TCU has scored at least 20 points in 36 straight games, which is second to only Oregon (38) in the FBS. Live on ABC/ESPN2/WatchESPN

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Watch: Purdue at No. 8 Nebraska

Nebraska is a big favorite against struggling Purdue, which fired head coach Darrell Hazzell this week. The Cornhuskers are 6-0 for the first time since the 2001 season, when they made the BCS title game. Live on ABC/ESPN2/WatchESPN

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State pulled away in the second half for a solid 44-20 win over Kansas. Some big-time takeaways from the Pokes' defense helped them finish that road win with a 20-0 scoring run. Big test vs. West Virginia up next.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

South Carolina true freshman QB Jake Bentley made a triumphant debut, leading the Gamecocks to a 34-28 win over UMass with a strong performance: 17-for-26 passing, 201 yards, 2 TD. Even considering the opponent, impressive for a young man who should be a senior in high school right now (he graduated early and enrolled at South Carolina).