• What the first playoff rankings mean for the rest of 2018
What the first playoff rankings mean for the rest of 2018

Yet, it also features a bad loss to a two-loss Florida team, one that has lost to both Kentucky and Georgia. "By comparison, Notre Dame has three such wins". Can a conference send two teams to the playoff? Another of those wins is over No. 5 MI. In 2015 and '16, two teams in the committee's first four made the playoff.

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  • Nick Mullens:
Nick Mullens: "It was my opportunity to prove that I can play"

Before the injury, Mostert had rushed for 86 yards in seven carries, including a 52-yard touchdown. It's hard to tell if the fight started because of a verbal altercation, or just out of sheer boredom, as Nick Mullens and company made the Oakland Raiders' defense look like swiss cheese, causing the game to get way out of hand early.

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  • J.R. Smith Tells Reporters He's Hoping to Be Traded from Cleveland
J.R. Smith Tells Reporters He's Hoping to Be Traded from Cleveland

Despite having served as the Cavs' starting shooting guard for all four of their NBA Finals appearances, Smith's playing time has dipped big time in the post-LeBron James era. "But at the end of the day I can't take it out on my teammates". I can't do that to my teammates. Smith said the hardest part is that he is not getting a chance to compet...

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  • Federer three wins from 100th title
Federer three wins from 100th title

Nadal withdrew from the following week's Cincinnati Masters and was then forced to bring a premature end to his US Open semi-final with Juan Martin del Potro due to a knee injury . The giant American saved four match points before the 22-year-old Khachanov, who had already staved off two himself, finally threaded a backhand victor past the net-...

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  • Kevin De Bruyne to miss Manchester United clash after knee injury setback
Kevin De Bruyne to miss Manchester United clash after knee injury setback

It is the 27-year-old's second lay-off of this season due to a knee injury but he does not require surgery on this occasion. De Bruyne was substituted in the 85th minute of City's 2-0 Carabao Cup win against Fulham at the Etihad Stadium on Thursday night after opposing defender Timothy Fosu-Mensah landed heavily on his left knee.

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  • Liverpool legend McMahon urges Klopp to sign Arsenal midfielder Ramsey
Liverpool legend McMahon urges Klopp to sign Arsenal midfielder Ramsey

The Mirror however report that the Welshman Manchester United and Liverpool have shown interest in signing the star. "It means I'm doing the right things". At Arsenal , he won the Player of the Season award in 2014, as well as last season in Wenger's final season in charge of Arsenal . The Arsenal man has been plagued by injury problems ...

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  • Duchess of Cambridge views moving family letters at Imperial War Museum
Duchess of Cambridge views moving family letters at Imperial War Museum

Kate made a poignant trip to the Imperial War Museum on Wednesday where she viewed letters and material concerning her relatives who fought and died in World War I. She also met with the historians and curators, and another descendant of a First World War veteran. Her visit to the museum is her second official royal engagement this week after she...

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  • India vs West Indies, 5th ODI: Five unnoticed things from the match
India vs West Indies, 5th ODI: Five unnoticed things from the match

In the first ever ODI at the new venue, the Windies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to bat first. Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took 4-34, and pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah 2-11 from his six overs. India have registered yet another emphatic ODI series victory at home. India and West Indies are now playing the 5th ODI in the...

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  • Chelsea will be without Eden Hazard against Derby County on Wednesday
Chelsea will be without Eden Hazard against Derby County on Wednesday

The Rams nearly forced the game into penalties when David Nugent, who came on as a second-half substitute, thought he had scored but saw his shot rebound off the inside of the post. This, Gianfranco Zola had suggested, was to be an education. Tomori attempted to clear Davide Zappacosta's cross but the ball deflected backwards off his standing l...

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  • Mourinho found not guilty of bad language charge
Mourinho found not guilty of bad language charge

Sunday's 2-1 win over Everton did little to lift the gloom around Old Trafford, with United manager Jose Mourinho under scrutiny following a spluttering run which has seen key players fail to produce consistent performances. "Written reasons for the decision of the Independent Regulatory Commission will be published in due course". "This followed...

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  • Gamecock Duo Helps Red Sox Win World Series
Gamecock Duo Helps Red Sox Win World Series

The city announced a victory duck boat parade will start at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The team is expected to return to Boston later Monday with the World Series trophy. Manager Alex Cora said that decision hasn't been made yet, CBS Boston reports . A 22-year-old CT man was charged with malicious destruction of property after climbing a l...

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  • Cops Brought Out To Keep Patrick Beverley & Russell Westbrook From Fighting
Cops Brought Out To Keep Patrick Beverley & Russell Westbrook From Fighting

This time, though, things got so heated, police actually had to enter the court to stop the two from brawling. Beverley made contact with Westbrook's knee midway through the fourth quarter after the OKC point man collected a loose ball, diving late in efforts to retrieve it, but making contact well after Westbrook had picked up the ball.

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  • Walton frustrated by Lakers slow start
Walton frustrated by Lakers slow start

The Lakers were looking to get back to winning ways after a 110-106 defeat to the San Antonio Spurs over the weekend, however, Minnesota had other ideas as a strong fourth quarter saw them come away with a 124-120 win Monday night at the Target Center.

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  • Nadal pulls out of Paris, Djokovic number one
Nadal pulls out of Paris, Djokovic number one

With Nadal's physical problems putting a big question mark over his participation at the ATP Tour Finals in London and Djokovic defending no ranking points there, it looks certain he will end a topsy-turvy year as world number one. Federer has returned to Bercy event after a three-year absence, chasing his 100th career title after claiming the Sw...

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  • PSU’s McSorley misses 2 series vs Iowa after getting sacked
PSU’s McSorley misses 2 series vs Iowa after getting sacked

Iowa had two safeties and a touchdown pass by punter Colten Rastetter to defensive tackle Sam Brincks on a faked field goal in the first half, and a pick-six in the second half. Trailing 30-24 in the fourth quarter, Iowa drove to first-and-goal at the 3 with 3:30 left. Stanley completed just 18 of 49 passes for 205 yards with no touchdowns and two ...

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  • Christian Horner apologises to Daniel Ricciardo after yet another mechanical failure
Christian Horner apologises to Daniel Ricciardo after yet another mechanical failure

With the championship on his mind, and the opening three corners the biggest threat to his historic quest, a cautious Hamilton took no risks, decelerating faster than Verstappen, and who could blame him? He celebrated by executing "doughnut" wheel spins for the cheering crowd before leaping out of his vehicle and into the arms of his team.

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  • Former Pro Bowler Ha Ha Clinton Dix traded from Packers to Redskins
Former Pro Bowler Ha Ha Clinton Dix traded from Packers to Redskins

ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that the Packers will get a 7th round pick in the 2020 NFL Draft. Chicago suddenly has a big-boy offense, against which the Packers seemingly could use a talented last-line-of-defense performer in Clinton-Dix.

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  • Federer claims 99th ATP title with Basel triumph
Federer claims 99th ATP title with Basel triumph

In addition to Basel he has also won nine career tournament titles at the Gerry Weber Open on grass in Halle, and eight at Wimbledon. As Federer bags his the crown in Basel , his ATP career titles stretch out to 99. This week, he has beaten No. 6 Marin Cilic and Zverev, who is ranked fifth. It was also a great week for Copil, now ranked ...

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  • Pakistan elect to bat in the third T20 game against Australia
Pakistan elect to bat in the third T20 game against Australia

Leg-spinner Shadab Khan (3-19) was the pick of the Pakistan bowlers, while Australia did themselves few favours in the run chase, supplementing some poor shots with two careless run-outs. They may use this match as an opportunity to give Sahibzada Farhan and Waqas Maqsood a start and give them a chance to impress when the pressure is off so...

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  • Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik blessed with a baby boy
Sania Mirza and husband Shoaib Malik blessed with a baby boy

Mirza's husband and Pakistani Cricketer Shoaib shared the news about their little bundle of joy on social media and wrote, "Excited to announce: Its a boy, and my girl is doing great and keeping strong as usual #Alhumdulilah ". "He actually wants a daughter", Sania had said. Recently, Shoaib and better-half Sania revealed the name of their boy. ...

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