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Justin Timberlake will headline Super Bowl LII halftime show

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Grammy winner Justin Timberlake will make his third appearance at Super Bowl halftime show and first since the Janet Jackson 'wardrobe malfunction.'

Judge turns down NFL request to move up Ezekiel Elliott hearing

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A federal judge rebuffed the NFL’s request for an expedited hearing on Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott’s preliminary injunction.

40 things we learned in Week 7 of the 2017 NFL season

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Sorting out the league's true contenders is as difficult as ever as midseason approaches.

Bengals coach Marvin Lewis walks out of postgame press conference

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Bengals head coach Marvin Lewis did not like being asked why he went for it on a particular fourth down.

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Sports Video: College football updates. 3 p.m. ET

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Sports Video: College football updates. 3 p.m. ET

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Week 7 fantasy football takeaways: T.J. Yeldon leads parade of backup stars

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Jaguars' T.J. Yeldon, Vikings' Latavius Murray among Sunday's surprise stars.

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Doyel: Colts look clueless as finger-pointing begins

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T.Y. Hilton threw the offensive line under the bus after an awful showing, but someone should point the finger at Hilton at the clueless Colts.

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Ezekiel Elliott shows old form in Cowboys' rout of 49ers

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The running back scored three touchdowns to power Dallas' blowout win.

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Seahawks receiver Doug Baldwin shoves assistant coach Tom Cable on sideline

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Seattle's Doug Baldwin was caught on camera shoving offensive line coach Tom Cable during the Seahawks' game at the New York Giants on Sunday.

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Chargers fan keeps banners flying, billboards lit in response to NFL's move to L.A.

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Joseph MacRae is still upset about the Chargers move from San Diego to Los Angeles, and he's financing a banner and billboard campaign to prove it.

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Packers get reality check with Brett Hundley in loss to Saints

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Brett Hundley struggled mightily in his first start since Aaron Rodger's injury.

Defense provides Bears hope in NFC North as they break in rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky

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As rookie QB Mitchell Trubisky gets his feet wet, Chicago benefiting from outstanding defensive effort.

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Red Sox hire Astros bench coach Alex Cora as new manager

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Cora is currently the Houston Astros' bench coach.

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Browns bench DeShone Kizer again in latest QB change

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The rookie had regained his starting role after being benched the previous week.

Mets hire Indians pitching coach Mickey Callaway as manager

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Mickey Callaway guided an Indians staff that made it all the way to Game 7 of the 2016 World Series despite losing starters to injury down the stretch

Celtics' Kyrie Irving fined $25,000 for 'inappropriate language' directed at fan

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Kyrie Irving was docked $25,000 for an inappropriate comment directed at a fan.

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Several NFL players continue protests in Week 7 after meeting with Roger Goodell, owners

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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said last week he wanted to get the number of players protesting "at zero."

Transcript: Week 7 fantasy football kickoff chat

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Steve Gardner answers your start, sit questions and offers his expert advice.

Amway Coaches Poll: Notre Dame surges into top 10; Alabama stays No. 1

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The latest Amway Coaches Poll sees a rise for Notre Dame into the top 10 after their defeat of USC, while Alabama remains No. 1 ahead of Penn State.

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Week 7 NFL inactives: Leonard Fournette out with right ankle injury

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Leonard Fournette will miss Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts.

Sunday, Oct 22

No apologies needed as amazing Astros crash the World Series: 'We spoiled the party'

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Casual fans will find the Astros are quite the compelling team, built around young stars like Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa.

Amway Coach's Call of the Week: Cast your vote

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Blake Anderson, Randy Edsall, Mike Bobo and James Franklin top the list this week.

Is Butch Jones out at Tennessee after blowout loss to Alabama?

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Perhaps Saturday's outcome was a bit of a swan song or final hurrah for the embattled coach.

World Series: Four facts that make the Astros-Dodgers clash historic

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With 10 teams now qualifying for MLB's playoffs, an argument can be made that sometimes, the best team doesn't win the World Series.

Saturday, Oct 21

With loss to Louisville, Florida State's bowl hopes now in serious jeopardy

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FSU has played in a bowl game in 35 consecutive seasons, the longest streak in FBS. But keeping that going just got a lot tougher.

Astros' offense and emotions wake up in do-or-die win over Yankees in Game 6

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For the first five games of the ALCS, the most prolific offense in the majors had been bottled up. It broke out in a big way in an elimination game.

Justin Verlander dominates Yankees again as Astros force ALCS Game 7

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Breaking down Game 6 of the AL Championship Series between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees at Minute Maid Park.

In firing Dusty Baker, Nationals' gutless arrogance on display

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The Nationals' history of mistreating their managers reared its head again Friday.

Friday, Oct 20

LaVar Ball quandary front and center after Lonzo's NBA debut

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Lonzo Ball gets to deal with the backlash that comes with all the hype, and if opening night was any indication, that’s a brutal cross to bear.

Critical matchups that will decide college football's biggest games in Week 8

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Week 8 again brings some big games in college football, including Notre Dame hosting USC. The outcomes will be decided by one key matchup.

Justin Verlander ready to save Astros' season vs. Yankees: 'I love these opportunities'

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Verlander pitched a complete game with 13 strikeouts in Game 2 of the series.

Dodgers rout defending champion Cubs to earn first trip to World Series since 1988

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Breaking down Game 5 of the NL Championship Series between the Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field.

Thursday, Oct 19

USA TODAY Sports' Week 7 NFL picks

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Falcons and Patriots meet again Sunday night, eight months after historic title game.

Fantasy football start/sit: Look for more Joe Mixon in mix

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Fantasy start/sit: Bengals rookie running back making strides on offense; bench your Bucs vs. Bills.

USA TODAY Sports college football staff picks for Week 8

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Week 8 in college football brings major clashes between Notre Dame and USC and in the Big Ten. USA TODAY staff picks the Top 25 games on the schedule.

Yankees on brink of World Series: Tanaka blanks Astros in Game 5 for 3-2 ALCS lead

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Greg Bird, Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and Didi Gregorius all drove in runs with clutch hits against Astros starter Dallas Keuchel.

Wednesday, Oct 18

Browns go back to DeShone Kizer as starting QB

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The winless Browns have reinstated rookie DeShone Kizer as their starting quarterback for this week's game against Tennessee

Ranking how worried NHL's five worst teams should be

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A slow start won't bury a team's playoff chances, but it certainly doesn't make for easy times.

Eagles DE Chris Long donating his entire salary for educational equality

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Long is using his salary to launch the Pledge 10 for Tomorrow campaign.

Gordon Hayward, Boston Celtics get nightmarish start to NBA season

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Gordon Hayward's goals and dreams for his first season in Boston were crushed five short minutes into the new season.