1. BCS Rankings 2011: Why Every Top 15 Team Will or Will Not Make a BCS Bowl

    There are only 10 spots in the five BCS bowl games. So, that means several really good football teams will be put in some lesser bowl games to the disappointment of their fans...

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  2. BCS Rankings 2011: The Trap Game on Every BCS Top 25 Team's Schedule

    We all know what the huge matchups that will determine who plays in the BCS National Championship game are. There's Alabama-LSU on Nov. 5 and Oklahoma-Oklahoma State on Dec. 3, for starters...

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  3. BCS Rankings 2011: The Fatal Flaw of Every Single BCS Top 25 Team

    Nobody is perfect. The team that wins the 2011 BCS Championship game this year will have to overcome at least one flaw to win. Whether it's quarterback play, shaky pass defense or bad special teams, every team has at least one fatal flaw...

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  4. BCS Rankings 2011: Labeling Every BCS Top 25 Team a Contender or Pretender

    The first 2011 BCS rankings came out on Sunday. Not surprisingly, two SEC teams, LSU and Alabama, lead the rankings. Then, a couple of Big 12 teams follow in Oklahoma and Oklahoma State...

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  5. Week 6 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em: Eli Manning and Other QBs To Bench

    If you didn't get an elite quarterback like Aaron Rodgers , Drew Brees or Tom Brady , chances are you play quarterbacks on a week-to-week basis. Playing matchups is a good way to maximize your points, as long as you do it correctly...

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  6. NFL Predictions Week 6: Shonn Greene and Two Other Players Sure to Disappoint

    Each week in the NFL , there are several players who don't live up to expectations. Philip Rivers has been bad at times, as has Percy Harvin...

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  7. NFL Picks Week 6: Steelers vs. Jaguars and Other Games Over by Halftime

    Every week, the NFL is sure to provide a few thrilling, down-to-the-wire matchups. This week, the games between the Buffalo Bills and New York Giants and the Houston Texans against the Baltimore Ravens should give fans plenty of excitement...

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  8. Fantasy Football Week 6 Rankings: Curtis Painter and Others Ready to Break out

    Every fantasy football season features players who come from nowhere to have big years. So far this year, we've seen Victor Cruz, Randall Cobb, Stevan Ridley and others have big impacts on their respective teams...

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  9. Fantasy Football Rankings Week 6: Roddy White and Other Star WRs to Sit

    Sometimes, star players like Roddy White and Arian Foster and Philip Rivers need to sit on your bench because of bad matchups for one week. Other times, star players just have a down year...

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  10. MLB Playoffs 2011: 3 Reasons St. Louis Cardinals Will Win Game 3 of NLCS

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Milwaukee Brewers will meet at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on Wednesday night for Game 3 of the National League Championship Series...

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  11. BCS Rankings 2011: Texas and 3 Teams That Will Be Left out of First Rankings

    The first BCS rankings for the 2011 college football season will be released on Sunday, October 16. A lot of the familiar powerhouses like Oklahoma, LSU, Alabama and Boise State will be up near the top of course...

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  12. Week 6 Fantasy Football Start 'Em Sit 'Em: Andy Dalton and 3 QBs to Start

    Philip Rivers and Matt Hasselbeck are on byes this week, so your team might need a waiver-wire quarterback to start for a week. Fortunately for you, there are a few guys who have good match-ups this week and could be valuable short-term solutions...

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  13. NFL Picks Week 6: New York Jets and 3 Teams Sure to Rebound

    This NFL season has been full of disappointing teams: the Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, New York Giants, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Jets and St. Louis Rams, just to name a few...

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  14. NFL Picks Week 6: Detroit Lions and 3 Teams on Upset Alert

    This week's slate of NFL games has some pretty good matchups. The game of the week has to be the San Francisco 49ers at the Detroit Lions, as improbable as that sounds. It should be a good game, which means the Lions have to be put on upset alert...

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  15. College Football Rankings 2011: Power Ranking the Top 10's Quarterbacks

    To be a great college football team, you need to have a great quarterback. Football is becoming a pass-first game (Georgia Tech and Navy not included), so quarterback is the most important position on the field...

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  16. Alabama vs. Oklahoma: Who Wins If Both Make the BCS Title Game?

    LSU is currently the No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 Poll, but Alabama and Oklahoma are right on the Tigers's tails at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. But, LSU still has to travel to Alabama on November 5 to take on the Crimson Tide...

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  17. College Football Rankings: 5 Teams That Will Break into the Top 25 in Week 7

    The USA Today Top 25 Poll saw some big changes this week. Three teams (Florida, Florida State and Auburn) fell out of the Top 25, allowing three previously-unranked teams (Houston, Baylor and Penn State) to get into the rankings...

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  18. BCS Rankings Predictions 2011: Will LSU Be the No. 1 Team?

    The LSU Tigers absolutely dominated the Florida Gators on Saturday, winning 41-11. They controlled every aspect of the game, running at will on offense and keeping the Gators from advancing the ball with their defense...

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  19. Week 6 College Football Predictions: 5 Teams That May Drop in the Top 25

    Several top 25 teams either lost on Saturday or had less-than-convincing wins. Teams like Texas and Florida showed they didn't deserve to be ranked as highly as they were heading into Saturday...

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  20. College Football Rankings: Should Florida Be in the Top 25 After LSU Beatdown?

    The Florida Gators were absolutely demolished by the LSU Tigers on Saturday afternoon, 41-11. The vaunted Florida defense gave up 452 yards and looked slow and out of place more often than not...

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  21. NFL Picks Week 5: Minnesota Vikings and Indianapolis Colts Will Fall to 0-5

    The Minnesota Vikings and Indianapolis Colts are bad. That's a given. But which team is worse? Which team will win the Andrew Luck sweepstakes? They both have legitimate chances ...

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  22. BCS Projections: Projecting Arkansas and 3 Big Risers

    It's that point of the college football season again, the time of year when we start trying to figure out what the BCS rankings will look like when they are finally released after Week 8 of the college football season...

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  23. MLB Playoffs 2011: 3 Reasons Detroit Tigers Will Beat Texas Rangers

    The Detroit Tigers won a difficult Game 5 in New York against the Yankees on Thursday night to earn a spot in the ALCS. Their reward? The toughest top-to-bottom batting order in baseball in the Texas Rangers ...

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  24. NFL Picks Week 5: Houston Texans and 3 Teams on Upset Alert

    Week 5 of the 2011 NFL season offers several good games. The schedule provides the opportunity for several underdogs to pull off upsets. Some, however, are more likely than others...

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  25. LaMichael James: Dislocated Elbow Ends Oregon RB's Heisman Hopes

    When LaMichael James went down with a dislocated elbow in the Oregon Ducks 43-15 victory over Cal on Thursday night, his hopes of winning the Heisman Trophy this year went down as well...

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