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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.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

American Athletic Conference secret scrimmages:

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Secret Scrimmages get going this weekend: Here's a few of the top ones: Cal at Saint Mary's, Baylor at Vandy, Rutgers at Monmouth, Towson at Richmond, North Texas at TCU.

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Baylor should root for WVU in bye week

No. 9 Baylor has the week off but should have a rooting interest in TCU-West Virginia. The best-case scenario for the Big 12's playoff hopes would be a battle of unbeaten teams on Dec. 3, when the Bears travel to West Virginia. Unbeaten watch

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Coaches hand out midseason honors

Which coaches are doing the best job? Which teams are for real? Who is the best player? We asked coaches from across the country their takes, and there are some surprising answers.

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