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Follow live: Seahawks answer with Rawls TD

Thomas Rawls registered his second touchdown of the night with a 45-yard run to the end zone to add to Seattle's lead over Carolina.

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Cam's non-start was coach's decision, not injury

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was held out of the opening series of Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawks, a decision made by coach Ron Rivera.

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Biggest NFL injuries of Week 13

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas was carted to the locker room with a left leg injury. Here are some other big names who got nicked up this week.

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Players recall how the biggest plays of Week 13 went down

The Chiefs find creative ways to get in the end zone; Tom Brady hits a career milestone; the Bears and 49ers struggle with the forward pass; Joe Flacco turns it on with four TDs. Listen to the stars describe the big moments.

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Watch: CapCom Cup Final

Tune in to the CapCom Cup Final on ESPN2 and streaming on the ESPN App/WatchESPN.

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How will Arena utilize USMNT prospects?

How will the new man in charge of the U.S. men's team approach the batch of talented young players differently than his predecessor?

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas is questionable to return after suffering a lower leg injury with 10:40 left in the second quarter. Thomas collided with teammate Kam Chancellor on the play. He was carried off the field by members of the Seahawks' medical staff and later carted off.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook finishes with 28 points, 17 rebounds and 12 assists (and 10 turnovers, but who's counting, except the scorekeeper, apparently) as the Thunder pick up their fifth straight win, 101-92, over the Pelicans. Not coincidentally, Westbrook has triple-doubled in five straight games.

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Tristan H. Cockcroft ESPN Senior Writer 

We're not even at halftime in this game and Thomas Rawls has already matched his second-best single-game fantasy point total (22, also 2015 Week 5).

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Teammates have been adamant that LB K.J. Wright deserves to make his first Pro Bowl this year. He had the forced fumble there, the Seahawks' second takeaway on four defensive possessions.

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Westbrook notches fifth straight triple-double
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Russell Westbrook records his 10th assist against the Pelicans, giving him a fifth straight triple-double, the most in the NBA since Michael Jordan had seven in a row in 1989.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

According to NBC broadcast Cam Newton broke a minor team rule, resulting in being benched for the opening series.

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Porzingis throws down reverse slam
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After missing a 3-pointer, Kristaps Porzingis gets another chance and this time drives the baseline to throw down the one-handed reverse slam.

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Rose's slick moves fake out Cousins
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Derrick Rose slides into the lane and then puts on a pump fake that gets DeMarcus Cousins in the air, allowing Rose to score the basket.

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Matt Bowen ESPN Staff Writer 

Good cut/vision from Thomas Rawls on the split-zone scheme for the Seahawks TD. Zone blocking to the front side with the F/H-Back coming across the formation to kick-out the edge defender. That created a natural cut-back lane for Rawls to push the ball up the field into the end zone. Seahawks lead 10-0 over the Panthers in the first quarter.

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Thomas Rawls' touchdown marked the first time the Seahawks' offense has reached the end zone in its last 17 drives. Pete Carroll insisted after last week's loss to the Bucs that the offensive performance was a hiccup and not a trend. Early on, it looks like that could be the case.

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Royce Young ESPN Staff Writer 

Russell Westbrook picks up his fifth straight triple-double, and 10th of the season: 21-13-10 with two minutes left in the third quarter. This is the longest triple-double streak of Westbrook's career and longest since MJ had seven straight in 1989.

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

The Seahawks' defense has now gone 11 straight possessions without allowing a point. Kam Chancellor is playing at a high level. He had a pass breakup on the Panthers' last third down. In the previous three games, Chancellor had 24 tackles, two interceptions and a forced fumble.

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David Newton ESPN Staff Writer 

Am told it was a coach's decision for the Panthers not to start Cam Newton. No injury involved.

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Kevin Seifert NFL Nation 

NFL teams are supposed to note all intended changes to the starting lineup prior to the game. It's not clear why Carolina QB Cam Newton didn't start, or if the reason is something the Panthers planned or came up shortly before kickoff. An official explanation should be forthcoming.

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Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"It's an exciting time. It's an exciting time in Oakland...we've come a long way so we're enjoying it. But we have yet to do anything." - Derek Carr

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Sereita Cobbs ESPN.com 

And the Women of Troy are victorious! USC beats WVU 3-1 to win the 2016 Women's College Cup!

Newton, Wilson hug it out pregame
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Ahead of the Seahawks' matchup against the Panthers, Cam Newton and Russell Wilson share a pregame hug.

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Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Odell Beckham says official told him to 'get out of my face' when he asked about a call. Said this crew shouldn't do Giants games. Same crew that did Giants-Panthers last year. Beckham also says officials clearly not the reason the Giants lost.

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Dave Tuley ESPN Staff Writer 

ViewFromVegas of NFL Week 13: favorites are 9-4 straight-up and 8-5 ATS heading into Sunday/Monday night games. Seattle has been bet up to a 8.5-point home favorite (and even as high as -9 at some books) over Carolina in tonight's game. Unders lead 8-5 this week and the total tonight is 44 points.

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Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

"Yeah, I hope so." - Michael Crabtree, on his left ring finger, after it was popped out of place in the game.

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Cleats for Doug Baldwin and Jimmy Graham -- for the Southern Sports Youth Association (top) and Angel Flight Soars (bottom).

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Marc Stein ESPN Senior Writer 

Just under 28 hours to go before Monday's 11:59 PM buzzer on Donatas Motiejunas' offer sheet. Brooklyn fears a Houston match but let's see.

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ESPN Stats and Information  

The Raiders came back from a 24-9 deficit to win. The last time they came back from at least 15 down to win was Sept. 10, 2000 against the Colts, when they trailed 21-0 and won 38-31.

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Sheil Kapadia ESPN Writer 

Russell Wilson's cleats for the Why Not You Foundation.

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Gordon catches Morris sleeping

Orlando's Aaron Gordon banks his inbounds pass off Marcus Morris' back and converts the layup in the third quarter.

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