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Sooners hit rock bottom in 49-0 shutout by rival Texas

There’s no easy way to say this, but the Oklahoma Sooners are at rock bottom. Three straight losses, and their latest came in the game that’s circled on the calendar every year for Oklahoma. Texas dismantled Oklahoma 49-0, marking the first time in program history the Sooners have lost by 30 or more points in consecutive games. The game was …

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NFL Week 5: Cowboys suffocate Rams, Chargers edge Browns, more top plays

The New York Giants upset the Green Bay Packers in London to open the fifth Sunday of the NFL season. Then the Buffalo Bills hammered Kenny Pickett and the Pittsburgh Steelers, while the Tampa Bay Buccaneers held on to beat the Atlanta Falcons.  In the late afternoon window, the Cowboys took down the Rams in America’s Game of the Week, while the …

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Cowboys move to 4-1 with Cooper Rush as defense suffocates Rams on road

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys’ visit to the Los Angeles Rams ended as it started: with Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford running for his life and the Cowboys defense taking the ball away. Stafford dropped back on third-and-11 with 3:38 to play, scrambling just barely to his right before he unleashed a pass and was knocked down by Cowboys defensive …

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Rutgers fires coordinator Sean Gleeson as offense struggles

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) Rutgers fired offensive coordinator Sean Gleeson on Sunday, two days after the team’s third straight Big Ten loss. Head coach Greg Schiano announced the move, which comes following the sixth game of Gleeson’s third season with the Scarlet Knights (3-3, 0-3 Big Ten). The Rutgers offense has struggled this season. The team ranks No. 108 in total …

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Tom Brady ‘unnecessarily’ thrown by Grady Jarrett, per NFL ref

Were the Falcons robbed of a potentially historic comeback in broad daylight? With Atlanta trying to mount a 21-point, fourth-quarter rally on the road against the Buccaneers, defensive lineman Grady Jarrett was called for a questionable roughing the passer penalty on a third-down sack of Tom Brady with 3:03 remaining. At the time of the penalty, Atlanta had trimmed Tampa …

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Big 12 Power Rankings after Week 6: Oklahoma hits rock bottom

Week 6 was another eventful one in the Big 12 Conference. Eight teams were in action with Baylor and West Virginia on a bye. Undefeated TCU traveled to take on undefeated Kansas in a game that certainly lived up to the hype. TCU was able to outlast the Jayhawks 38-31 in a back-and-forth affair. Texas ran Oklahoma out of the Cotton …

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Top 10 Big Ten rushing yardage leaders after Week 6

Chase Brown of Illinois continues to set the pace for the Big Ten’s running backs as he continues to rack up yardage on a weekly basis. Brown has rushed for at least 100 yards in each game the Illini have played this season, including 146 yards in Week 6 against Iowa in a defensive field goal battle. Michigan’s Blake Corum …

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Tom Brady roughing-the-passer controversy: NFL officials explain call against Falcons in Week 5

Getty Images The Falcons’ efforts to come back against the Buccaneers on Sunday were thwarted in part by a controversial third-down roughing-the-passer penalty against Tom Brady. Fans and analysts across the NFL had no trouble calling the flag unnecessary, seeing as Falcons defensive lineman Grady Jarrett delivered a textbook takedown of the star quarterback, whose head made no contact with …

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USC offensive lineman thanks the man who improved his career

It was heartwarming to see this before Saturday’s game between USC and Washington State: Justin Dedich went up to Clay McGuire and gave him a warm embrace. Remember Clay McGuire? He’s the man who was hired by Clay Helton to coach USC’s offensive line for the 2021 season. Helton fired Tim Drevno at the end of the 2020 season and …

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Aaron Rodgers laments negative talk in Packers’ locker room

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers said he believes in the power of positive thinking, so hearing negative comments from some teammates got under his skin after a surprising 27-22 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday. When asked about the Pack’s second-half defensive woes against the Giants, star cornerback Jaire Alexander said he isn’t concerned – yet. “I …

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