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Answering Week 14's biggest fantasy questions

Can Cowboys TE Jason Witten bounce back following zero targets last week? Is there time for Rams RB Todd Gurley to redeem himself for fantasy owners this season? NFL Nation reporters weigh in.

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Dodgers need closer, third baseman

The Dodgers love Justin Turner--- and he loves playing for Los Angeles. But with the team's payroll being what it is, L.A. would be over the luxury tax threshold if it signed Turner and a closer. Buster Olney explores how the Dodgers' search could proceed. Biggest holes for contenders (Insider)

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USC junior Adoree' Jackson is the 2nd USC player to win the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation's best DB, joining Mark Carrier, who won in 1989.

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Jackson wins Jim Thorpe award

USC junior Adoree' Jackson wins the Jim Thorpe Award for the nation's best defensive back. Jackson is the second Trojan to win the award, following Mark Carrier in 1989.

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USC do-everything CB Adoree' Jackson wins the 2016 Jim Thorpe Award for the nation's best defensive back. He's the third straight junior to win the award and is 2nd in the Pac-12 with 4 Int this season. He's 5th in the Pac-12 with 11 pass breakups this season.

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Watch: Home Depot College Football Awards Show

Nine individual awards will be handed out, including the Maxwell Award for Player of the Year. This year's Maxwell finalists are Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield and Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

Andrea Adelson ESPN Staff Writer 

USC defensive back/receiver Adoree' Jackson made the fashion statement of the night. "I thought I was GQ!"

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Former USC QB Max Browne is set to visit Pittsburgh this weekend, a source told ESPN.com. Browne announced last week he will not remain with the team during the lead-up to Trojans' bowl game as he looks for a school to transfer to for his final year of eligibility. He began the season as USC's starter, but lost the job to Sam Darnold after three games.

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¿Y si Chris Paul hubiera fichado con Lakers?

Cuando el antiguo comisionado bloqueó el traspaso de Paul a los Lakers hace justo cinco años, los destinos de jugadores y equipos tomaron un rumbo distinto, y por ende la liga. Leer

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And Got Called Out

Bomani chose the Clippers over the Warriors in Wednesdays game, and they lost. The Clippers got called out by NBA Champion and current Clipper Marreese Speights.

Baxter Holmes ESPN Staff Writer 

Lakers starting point guard D'Angelo Russell, who has missed 10 games with a sore left knee, participated in non-contact drills during practice Thursday, but Lakers coach Luke Walton said Russell won't return to action until he completes a full practice or at least plays in a competitive 3-on-3 drill. Russell said he feels great and is just trying to "knock the rust off" for the time being.

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Totally new look to bracket's No. 8 line

Joe Lunardi moves Wichita State and unbeaten USC up one line and drops Michigan State and Rhode Island from the No. 7. The Trojans will play four more home games before opening Pac-12 play at Oregon State on Dec. 30. Bracketology

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Dubious history on line for Fisher

Jeff Fisher is one loss away from tying Dan Reeves for most by a head coach (165) in NFL history. One more loss would also ensure a sixth-straight losing season (fourth-longest streak ever) and 11th overall (his 10 is already an NFL record). Milestone tracker