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Outlook for Ohio State

FPI gives the No. 9 Buckeyes slightly better than a coin flip's chance to win their next two games even though one of them comes against current No. 5 Wisconsin.

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A look at the playoff field

The latest CFP rankings were released Tuesday with the Crimson Tide holding firm at No. 1. But how is the rest of the Top 10 looking?

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Miami moves up to No. 2 in latest CFP rankings

Despite rolling to a victory this week, Clemson fell to No. 3 in this week's CFP rankings, switching spots with No. 2 Miami. Oklahoma remains at No. 4, while top-ranked Alabama readies for the Iron Bowl against No. 6 Auburn.

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Browns creeping ever closer to top pick

By FPI's measure, Cleveland's odds to pick first next April are nearing 75 percent. The 49ers (25 percent) appear to be the only plausible alternative at the moment.

Time to worry about LeBron's minutes? (1:29)
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Don't blame the defense

The Browns may be in the midst of yet another disappointing season, currently sitting at 0-10, but they've held their own on the defensive side of the ball. Cleveland's been stingy against the rush and ranks eighth in the NFL in total yards allowed per game (313.7).

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One key move for every team this offseason

Should Francisco Lindor get a new deal? Which contender should sign Yu Darvish? Every front office has a shopping list, but here's what each should do this winter.

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Lue says too much made of LeBron's minutes

LeBron James played a season-low 27 minutes Monday night, but Cavs coach Tyronn Lue says not to read anything into that: "If you're one of the greats, sometimes you've got to play, sometimes you get rest like tonight."

LeBron says Cavs in good groove (0:44)
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