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Plenty to play for for TCU, Kansas State

K-State (7-4) comes in searching for an eight-win season while TCU (6-5) looks to win two straight games for only the second time this season. The Horned Frogs are 3.5 point favorites with an O/U at 52.5.

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Mountaineers heavily favored over Bears

ESPN's FPI expects No. 16 West Virginia to claim its 10th win of the season on Saturday. Baylor has lost five straight games following a 6-0 start.

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The overnight sensation

We gave apparel designers a list of players, a blank canvas, and one instruction -- the crazier, the better. Here's what one artist came up with for Dak Prescott's cleats. Designing NFL stars' custom cleats

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

Mavs coach Rick Carlisle indicated that Dirk Nowitzki, already ruled out of Saturday's game against the Bulls, is likely to miss at least one additional game due to lingering soreness in his right Achilles' tendon. "Dirk's situation is improving, but he is really out indefinitely," Carlisle said during his weekly appearance on 103.3 FM ESPN. Nowitzki has played in only five games for the 3-15 Mavs this season.

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Buscarán que Cowboys y Steelers jueguen en el Azteca

Será en los primeros meses del siguiente año que se defina cuál juego se tendrá en México para la temporada 2017-18. Leer

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

The incredible offseason of LHP David Rollins continues. Claimed by the Phillies today. He's now bounced from Seattle to the Cubs to Texas to Philly.

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Where do Rangers stand for winter meetings?

What are the Rangers' biggest needs heading into next week's winter meetings? What free agents could they be interested in? Who could they trade? Jim Bowden breaks it down. Winter meetings checklist for all 30 teams (Insider)

Stephen A. doubtful about Cowboys Super Bowl appearance (1:40)
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Baylor favored by man and metric

ESPN's BPI favors Baylor in a matchup of unbeaten top-10 teams. Myron Medcalf agrees, picking the Bears by six points. Xavier's offense is similar to what the Bears have already seen. Weekend picks