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The Baker Mayfield Bowl has arrived

Lubbock could get extra rowdy Saturday. A nasty breakup and a long game of "he said, they said" comes full circle when Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield returns to play Texas Tech, his former team.

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2hTodd Archer

How a steak dinner shows Cowboys' camaraderie

Chemistry isn't everything when it comes to winning, but it's clear the Cowboys -- who hit their bye week 5-1 -- have it in volume this season.

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7hBrett McMurphy

The upset-makers who will shake up Week 8

Wisconsin gave everything it had in last week's loss to Ohio State. Expect the Badgers' beleaguered defense to succumb to an Iowa team with a point to prove -- and a hot RB in Akrum Wadley.

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Oklahoma's third-ranked recruiting class took a major hit Thursday night, losing top commit Jalen Reagor. Reagor, the No. 49 player in the country and the sixth-ranked receiver, announced he was switching his pledge to Big 12 rival TCU. Reagor's change of heart was somewhat expected, but after he took an official visit to OU for the Sooners's game against Ohio State, he said he was "100 percent committed." However, the Horned Frogs never gave up in their pursuit and was able to get him to flip.

Watch: Texas tip-off

Texas celebrates the start of the 2016-17 season with "Texas Tip-Off." Austin native Jarrett Allen, ESPN's No. 15 overall recruit, makes his public debut with the Longhorns. Live on LHN/WatchESPN

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Nicolas Brussino to make Mavericks roster

Dallas is committed to keeping rookie Nicolas Brussino, according to Marc Stein. The Argentinian prospect will earn $543,471 after playing professionally in South America for the past four years.

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Los Cowboys pasarán su descanso en familia

El corredor novato Ezekiel Elliott asegura que encontró una NFL de mayor nivel al que le adelantaron y que la intensidad del trabajo lo obliga a dedicarle tiempo a su familia, misma meta que el QB novato Dak Prescott se fijó para el pròximo fin de semana. Leer

Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Mavs have exercised the 2017-18 option in Justin Anderson's rookie contract, a source said. It was an easy decision for a front office that considers Anderson, who will make $1.6 million next season, a potential long-term core piece. Anderson finished his rookie year strong and will have an increased role this season.

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American Athletic Conference secret scrimmages: