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Perfect Tenn: Titans Roll Over Jags

Marcus Mariota threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns to end his home struggles, DeMarco Murray ran for 123 yards and a score and the Titans had their highest point total of the season in a 36-22 victory over the Jaguars on Thursday night. More»
Matt Brown

College Football Pick 'Em: Week 9

Nine undefeated teams remain as the college football season moves to Week 9 and heads for the home stretch. Seven play this weekend -- Clemson, Baylor, West Virginia, Michigan, Nebraska, Boise State and Washington --- all in pivotal road games. More»
David Ubben

Huskers Hungry To Earn Respect

After a 6-7 debut season for Mike Riley, Nebraska has started 2016 with a perfect 7-0 record, moving up to No. 7 in the AP poll. But that record has been met with justified skepticism because of a weak schedule. That changes Saturday, when the Huskers visit Wisconsin. More»
College Football

Hokies Top Pitt For Key ACC Coastal Win

Jerod Evans shook off a right ankle injury to throw for a career-high 406 yards and two touchdowns, leading No. 25 Virginia Tech to a 39-36 victory over Pittsburgh on Thursday night. At 4-1 in the ACC, the Hokies control their own destiny in the Coastal Division. More»
Will Leitch

Best W.S. Winner: The Final Round!

You've finally narrowed down the field to the final two. In determining the best World Series champions ever, it has come down to the 1972 Oakland Athletics vs. the 2015 Kansas City Royals. You just have to vote one more time. Which team was best? More»
Kenneth Arthur

7 Weeks In The NFL Tells Us Everything

History can tell us a lot. And in the NFL, recent history tells us that the teams leading their divisions after the first seven weeks of the season usually tend to make the playoffs. More»
Michael Tunison

After Further Review: Ajayi's Time

Over the last two weeks, Jay Ajayi did something only three other running backs in the NFL history have done. With his main competition for carries gone, there's little reason to assume he'll return to obscurity. More»
Mike Lupica

Cubs' Story: Schwar & Peace

Kyle Schwarber's road to the Fall Classic is simply remarkable. After his knee exploded in the first week of the season, all thoughts were on next year. But now he's anchoring Joe Maddon's lineup for the Cubs, looking as good as new. More»
Matt Brown

Michigan Can Retake Rivalry Control

Jim Harbaugh and Bo Schembechler both lost their head coaching debuts against Michigan State. But like his mentor, Harbaugh has quickly pushed Michigan back to national prominence, status it can confirm by reclaiming in-state supremacy. More»
David Ubben

Mahomes Becoming Model Air Raid QB

Patrick Mahomes' father pitched in the Major Leagues for over a decade, but rarely did he throw more often than his son did in last Saturday's game to Oklahoma. Texas Tech may have lost, but Mahomes is passing at a record pace. More»
Will Leitch

Fall Classic: What We Know So Far

The Chicago Cubs have tied the World Series at one game apiece, and now the Fall Classic is heading to Wrigley Field. Cleveland's pitching was dominant in Game 1. Chicago's hitters answered in Game 2. Here's what we know so far. More»
NBA Recap

The Brow Explodes For 50, But Pelicans Still Fall

You didn't forget about the Brow, right? Anthony Davis proved he's still one of the best players in the NBA in New Orleans' season-opener, recording 50 points, 16 rebounds, seven steals, five assists and four blocks. Somehow, the Pelicans still lost to the Denver. More»
NBA Recap

The Year Of Westbrook Begins With A Win

Russell Westbrook almost recorded a triple-double in his first game without Kevin Durant as a teammate, as the Oklahoma City Thunder held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers. Westbrook put up 32 points, 12 rebounds and nine assists. More»
Michael Pina

6 NBA Trade Candidates To Watch

The 2016-17 NBA season has officially begun, so why not start talking about potential trade candidates? The deadline might be a few months away, but it's never too early to think about. Here are six players who could get traded by March. More»
Allison Duffy-Davis

Cubs' Dexter Fowler Makes History

While the Chicago Cubs and Cleveland Indians both making it to the World Series is historical in its own right, Cubs center fielder Dexter Fowler made history of his own in Game 1 by becoming the first African-American player to play in the Series for the Cubs. More»
Alex Wong

Dubs Drubbed, But Aren't Sweating It

This year's version of the Warriors comes with extremely high expectations, especially with new acquisition Kevin Durant making them a juggernaut. But they faceplanted on opening night against the Spurs at home, losing 129-100. More»
Matt Brown

Watson Heisman Push Must Start Now

While he's quarterbacking a 7-0 team and has solid numbers, Clemson QB Deshaun Watson has been a Heisman Trophy candidate by default this season. If he's going to close the gap on Lamar Jackson, it has to start this Saturday at FSU. More»
Terence Moore

Saban Almost In A Class Of His Own

Like him or not, Nick Saban is one of the greatest college football coaches ever. With this dominant Alabama team seemingly en route to another national championship, Saban might enter a class of his own, even higher than former Bama coach Bear Bryant. More»
Will Leitch

Cleveland's Night: Tribe Takes Game 1

Tuesday night belonged to the city of Cleveland. Not long after the Cavaliers raised their NBA championship banner, the Indians shut out the Chicago Cubs behind ace Corey Kluber and catcher Roberto Perez to take Game 1 of the World Series. More»
NBA Recap

LeBron, Cavs Light Up Knicks On Ring Night

The NBA is officially back, and LeBron James recorded a triple-double in Cleveland's season-opening win over New York, because of course he did. The Cavs received their championship rings and raised the title banner before blowing out the Knicks, 117-88. More»
Cy Brown

Revenge of the EPL superpowers

Leicester won the Premier League title last season and it seems as if all the big clubs in the league were aware of what a huge missed opportunity last season was. They've come back into this campaign with a renewed vigor, and they don't seem keen to let any mid-table interlopers get another whiff of the rarefied air atop the EPL table. More»
NFL News

Giants Release Brown, Team Admits Being 'Misguided'

On Tuesday, the New York Giants released placekicker Josh Brown after police documents revealed Brown had admitted to repeatedly abusing his former wife while they were married. Giants president John Mara says the team was "misguided" in how it handled its relationship with Brown. More»
Joe Sparacio

Photos Of The Week

As part of an ongoing series, Sports on Earth is partnering with Getty Images to bring you the best snapshots from around the sports world each week. Here are the best photos from Oct. 18-24 More»
Alex Wong

50 Predictions for the NBA Season

The 2016-17 NBA season began on Tuesday night. While a Cavs-Warriors Finals seems inevitable, there are plenty of intriguing storylines around the league. Let's look into our crystal ball. More»
Ross Tucker

NFL Critics Can't Have It Both Ways

Wake up, NFL fans and media. You can't complain that NFL coaches aren't aggressive enough and then get upset when an aggressive decision doesn't work out. It's also not cool to criticize players for giving honest answers. You can't have it both ways. More»
Will Leitch

Believing Yet? Cleveland Is Rising

The city of Cleveland is thriving for the first time in a long time, and now it's in the national spotlight thanks to its sports teams. LeBron and the Cavs will raise a championship banner on Tuesday, while the Indians will play in Game 1 of the World Series just next door. More»
Jason B. Hirschhorn

Foster's Legacy Goes Beyond the Field

On Monday, All-Pro running back Arian Foster made the surprise decision to retire in the middle of the season with the Miami Dolphins, shunning the spotlight with which he had an uneven relationship. More»
Matt Brown

Auburn Rediscovers Offensive Mojo

Auburn ran for a 78-yard touchdown on its first play against Arkansas on Saturday, starting a 56-3 onslaught that featured 543 rushing yards. It was one of the best performances by any team this season, capping a remarkable turnaround for a team that had lost its way. More»
Cliff Corcoran

Men of Steal: Lester's Kryptonite

If Corey Kluber and the Indians' aggressiveness on the bases can take Game 1 away from the Cubs and Jon Lester, the World Series could play out very differently than expected. That's why Cleveland should run. And then run some more. More»
Michael Tunison

Broncos Get Back On Track

On Monday Night Football, the Denver Broncos erased a two-game losing streak with a convincing 27-9 victory at home over the Houston Texans and former backup Brock Osweiler. More»
Alex Wong

What the Indians Can Learn From '97

The Cleveland Indians have made it to the World Series for the first time since 1997. But they haven't won a title since 1948. With that in mind, let's take a look back at the '97 Series and what this Tribe team can take away from it. More»
Mike Lupica

Cub Theo-logy: Chapter & Curse 2

Theo Epstein was hired by the Red Sox to be their general manager when he was just 28 years old. You already know what he did there. Now, Epstein runs the Cubs -- and, by next week, he could be as big a star as any sports executive has ever been. More»
Kenneth Arthur

Time To Play The NFL "What If?" Game

It's time to play the latest NFL edition of the "What if?" game. What if Jay Ajayi had been the starting running back in Miami for the whole season? What if the Rams had stared quarterback Jared Goff from the beginning? Would the NFL look any different? More»
Will Leitch

108 Reasons To Watch The Fall Classic

It's finally here! The World Series between the Cleveland Indians and Chicago Cubs begins on Tuesday night. No matter what, history will be made. So if you're not sure if you will watch, here are 108 reasons why you should. More»
Will Leitch

World Series Preview, Prediction

It doesn't make a difference exactly what goes down in the World Series. For someone who just wants to see history, all outcomes are wonderful outcomes. Let's break it all down, from the starters to the lineups, and make a prediction. More»

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