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Heisman Trophy watch: Marcus Mariota, Ameer Abdullah star in Week 9

53 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Baseball Nation

Your latest look at the contenders for college football's most prestigious honor. If you're wondering why [your candidate of choice] is missing from this article, please note that these are the top six players who were active this weekend, according to last week's Vegas odds. Show More Summary

Bruce Bochy, Giants, shake off fugue state, keep Royals' best pitchers off field

Greg Holland et al are dominant -- but not if you never get a chance to use them. In Game 4, the Giants kept Ned Yost from using his best pitchers and overcame a shaky start for a come-from-behind win. Bruce Bochy has been oddly passive and optimistic about his starting pitchers in this World Series. Show More Summary

Ohio State-Penn State final score: 3 things we learned from the Buckeyes' 31-24 victory

100 thousand at Happy Valley decidedly aren't, after this one. A year ago, Ohio State hosted Bill O'Brien led Penn State team and rolled over by a 63-14 margin, the worst defeat for the Nittany Lions in over a century. A year later,Show More Summary

Royals vs. Giants, 2014 World Series Game 4 results: 4 things we learned from San Francisco's 11-4 win

The Giants offense overpowered the Royals in Game 4, scoring 11 runs to help San Francisco even up the World Series at two games apiece. The San Francisco Giants offense broke out in a big way in Game 4 to help the Giants cruise past the Kansas City Royals, 11-4, and even up the World Series at two games apiece. Show More Summary

Steve Perry loves singing Steve Perry songs at World Series

In what Fox analyst Tom Verducci called the world's largest karaoke bar, former Journey lead singer Steve Perry continued his playoff tradition at AT&T Park, singing (or lip syncing) along with his own songs. This time, it's "Lights" in the eighth inning of Game 4 of the World Series. Does this move extra units of Journey's Greatest Hits? Who knows?

Penn State spikes ball with clock stopped on crucial late drive

Penn State drove the ball in the two-minute drill to set up a game-tying field goal against Ohio State. But they could've had one more play if not for this gaffe: That's Christian Hackenberg spiking the ball as if the clock was live, whereas it was in fact not live because the receiver had gone out of bounds on the play before. Show More Summary

Hunter Pence the alpaca makes World Series debut

It is late October and the weather is starting to get colder. It even rained briefly during Game 4 of the World Series. But the Giants are prepared, thanks to Hunter Pence the alpaca.

Giants grab lead in sixth inning on Pablo Sandoval's base hit

The Giants have re-taken the lead on a clutch RBI hit by Pablo Sandoval with two outs. The San Francisco Giants have grabbed the lead over the Kansas City Royals in the sixth inning on a RBI single by Pablo Sandoval. With two outs and...Show More Summary

Ole Miss-LSU final score: 3 things we learned from the Tigers' 10-7 win

Two of the nation's best defenses lived up to the hype. Ole Miss held LSU out of the end zone for nearly 55 minutes on Saturday, but their own inability to score ended up biting them. The Tigers put together an immense defensive effort and scored the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter, bringing down the No. Show More Summary

Jarrod Dyson catch saves Royals at least 1 run

Juan Perez's sacrifice fly ties the game in the fifth inning despite Jarrod Dyson's best efforts. Jarrod Dyson showed yet another example of his exceptional defense in center field, saving at least one run for the Royals with his diving...Show More Summary

Ole Miss player rips Leonard Fournette's facemask off

Have you ever seen this happen before? Via ESPN About the only way to shut down LSU freshman Leonard Fournette for good: ruin his equipment, so that officials will forbid him from taking the field. Ole Miss' Serderius Bryant is pretty...Show More Summary

Brent Musburger on alleged SEC bias:

Brent Musburger works for the SEC Network. He also thinks the SEC is the best conference in college football. He could be biased and correct. Brent Musburger addressed claims that ESPN and SEC Network employees are biased... kind of....Show More Summary

USC doesn't realize ball is live. One Utah player does, returns it for TD

Cody Kessler threw the ball backwards to Darreus Rogers. Everybody on USC thought it went forwards. Utah's Davion Orphey realized it went backwards. That's a 53-yard fumble recovery for a TD, and No. 20 Utah went up 7-0 on No. 19 USC just three plays into the game.

Coyotes fan visits Coyotes game dressed as a demonic werewolf

The next person who scores gets eaten, apparently. Halloween is right around the corner, so naturally hockey fans will show up to games in costume. Usually that means a lot more people in the stands dressed as hockey players or Batman get screen time in between periods. But not in Arizona. Show More Summary

There's a lot going on in this boat on McCovey Cove

There's a lot going on in this boat. Let's see if we can figure out everything going on here. A Giants fan, his dog, an American flag, a cooler (at least one), a small grill with a fire going, a big pumpkin... wow, I'm shocked he's not sinking. Did we miss anything?

Mike Trout, Giancarlo Stanton win 2014 Hank Aaron Awards as top hitters

Prior to Game 4 of the World Series, Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton were selected as the American League and National League winners of the 2014 Hank Aaron Award. Mike Trout and Giancarlo Stanton were awarded the 2014 Hank Aaron Awards...Show More Summary

LSU's Jamal Adams is officially college football's greatest flopper

Oops, he did it again. LSU safety Jamal Adams has built himself quite the reputation this season, once again exaggerating an opponent's contact to successfully draw a penalty. Here's the flop in question from Saturday, drawing an unsportsmanlike...Show More Summary

Jason Vargas runs to first base after ball 3 during Royals rally

We love pitchers hitting, and we love AL pitchers hitting in an NL ballpark in games that decides the sport's champion. As a pitcher who's spent the majority of his career in the American League, Jason Vargas hasn't had a lot of clutch at-bats. Show More Summary

Lorenzo Cain hurts leg in Royals' rally to take lead in Game 4

The Giants took another first-inning lead Saturday night, but the Royals have rallied to take the lead in the third inning. The San Francisco Giants took a first-inning lead before the speed of the Kansas City Royals helped them rally...Show More Summary

Pavel Datsyuk sneaks behind Flyers to score pretty goal

Leaving Datsyuk alone in front of the net is not a good idea. Neither Philadelphia nor Detroit looked impressive defensively in the second period on Saturday night. The Flyers were able to break a 1-1 tie when the Red Wings left Michael...Show More Summary

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