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2hChris Peters

Most impressive prospect for each NHL team at the quarter mark

Which young players in the prospect ranks have been turning heads so far this season? Here's a look at a prospect from all 31 teams who has been particularly notable, including Ryan Donato (Bruins), Kirill Kaprizov (Wild) and Daniel Sprong (Penguins).

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3hSeth Walder and Brian Burke

Big 12 defense isn't as bad as you think

The Big 12's marquee games this fall have finished with scores like 62-52, 50-39 and 49-42, with critics of the league's defensive aptitude coming out in force as a result. A deeper look inside the numbers suggests the criticism is overblown.

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Dak needs to charge up in L.A.

Dak Prescott has struggled recently after a solid start to the season, with the Cowboys losing each of their last two games by 20 or more points. Can he get Dallas back on track Thursday against the Chargers?

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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

At No. 12, TCU still has a long ways to go to sneak into the CFP. The Horned Frogs are still behind five other two-loss teams, including USC, Penn State, Ohio State, Notre Dame and Auburn.

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Cowboys' playoff hopes dwindling fast

Back-to-back losses have dropped Dallas' chances from 49.9 percent all the way to 6.7 percent, by FPI's measure. The Cowboys now sit ninth among NFC teams, with all eight teams above them sporting playoff odds over 43 percent.

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Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer 

Joey Bosa envisioned himself wearing a star on the side of helmet entering the 2016 draft. "I thought I was going to be a Cowboy for sure. I was pretty convinced. That's where i wanted to be originally. I thought it was a great fit for me." The Chargers ended up taking him with the third overall, one spot before the Cowboys selected Ezekiel Elliott.