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Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet – Week 12 best tips

Fantasy Football Cheat Sheet – Week 12 best tips

6:06 AM ETAJ MassESPN Staff Writer CloseFantasy football, baseball and college basketball contributor. Author of book, "Yes, It's Hot in Here."So much changes from week to week around the NFL, and we're here to make sure you're on top of it all heading into Week 12 of the 2022 NFL season.The weekly fantasy football cheat sheet provides a rundown of the best tips from all the fantasy football content that ESPN has posted over the past seven days. You'll find answers to the biggest start/sit questions of the week and other pertinent matchup advice from our team, including Field Yates,…
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College football Power Rankings after Week 13

College football Power Rankings after Week 13

2:00 AM ETESPN staffAll season we wait for Rivalry Week, and it never disappoints.Michigan beat Ohio State in Columbus for the first time since 2000, and it was merely just the beginning of a day full of chaos in the top 10.Clemson fell to rival South Carolina, all but ending any College Football Playoff hopes for the Tigers. LSU followed suit, losing to a 5-7 Texas A&M team, which likely ends any hope of the SEC sending two teams to the four-team playoff field.Out west, Oregon lost to rival Oregon State, spoiling any hopes of a Rose Bowl for the…
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Lane Kiffin agrees to new contract to remain at Ole Miss

Lane Kiffin agrees to new contract to remain at Ole Miss

Lane Kiffin will return as Ole Miss' football coach next season and is signing a contract extension with the Rebels, he told ESPN on Saturday.Kiffin said he had meetings with both the team and his staff before Ole Miss' 24-22 loss to Mississippi State on Thursday to tell them that he was staying and that it would be announced after the game.Kiffin was a prime candidate at Auburn, and his name had circulated for weeks in connection with the Tigers job."I didn't want it to be about me staying before the game, but about the team," Kiffin told ESPN. "I…
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College football Week 13 – A guide to the biggest games

College football Week 13 – A guide to the biggest games

Nov 24, 2022ESPN staffWe've made it to the final week of college football's 2022 regular season.The final week always brings rivalries to the forefront and this season age-old matchups will dictate what happens in the College Football Playoff field.A spot is reserved in the CFP for the winner of The Game between Michigan and Ohio State once again. Since the Wolverines took down C.J. Stroud and the Buckeyes last season to earn a spot in the playoff, revenge will be on the minds of everyone in Columbus.Another possible playoff spot is on the line Saturday night in L.A. as USC…
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Giants-Cowboys most-watched NFL regular-season game on record

Giants-Cowboys most-watched NFL regular-season game on record

LOS ANGELES -- The Thanksgiving afternoon game between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys set the mark for the most-watched NFL regular-season game on record.The Cowboys' 28-20 victory on Fox averaged 42 million viewers, according to Nielsen, surpassing the 41.55 million average for the Dec. 3, 1990, Monday night game between the Giants and San Francisco 49ers on ABC. Average viewer record numbers date to 1988.The average viewership for the three Thanksgiving Day games Thursday was 33.5 million, surpassing the previous high of 32.9 million in 1993, when two games were aired.The average was also up 6% over last…
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Iran late show breaks 10-man Wales as Gareth Bale struggles

Iran late show breaks 10-man Wales as Gareth Bale struggles

DOHA, Qatar --Iran kept their hopes of qualification for the World Cup round of 16 alive by scoring twice in the final 11 minutes of stoppage time to beat Wales 2-0 and throw Group B wide open.2 RelatedAfter Wales goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey was sent off in the 86th minute for a foul on Mehdi Taremi outside the box, Rob Page's team were overrun by the Iranians, who scored through Rouzbeh Cheshmi and Ramin Rezaeian. Iran had earlier hit the post twice in a dominant performance and thoroughly deserved their late win.Iran's victory (3 points) means that they now go into…
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Vikings hold off Patriots, take commanding lead in NFC North

Vikings hold off Patriots, take commanding lead in NFC North

11:48 PM ETMike ReissCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered Patriots since 1997 Joined ESPN in 2009Kevin SeifertCloseESPN Staff WriterESPN.com national NFL writer ESPN.com NFC North reporter, 2008-2013 Covered Vikings for Minneapolis Star Tribune, 1999-2008MINNEAPOLIS -- In a game packed with highlight plays, the Minnesota Vikings held off the New England Patriots on Thanksgiving night for a 33-26 victory.Both teams scored early in each half, including a thrilling kickoff return touchdown by the Vikings in response to a Patriots score to start the second half.The Vikings move to 9-2 on the season, while the Patriots slip to 6-5.Minnesota VikingsFresh off one of the worst…
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Bills vs. Lions – Game Summary – November 24, 2022

Bills vs. Lions – Game Summary – November 24, 2022

first QuarterBUFDETTD6:44Jamaal Williams 2 Yd Rush, M.Badgley extra point is GOOD, Center-S.Daly, Holder-J.Fox.12 plays, 61 yards, 6:1707TD1:58Isaiah McKenzie Pass From Josh Allen for 19 Yds Tyler Bass Made Ex. Pt10 plays, 75 yards, 4:4677second QuarterBUFDETTD7:55Josh Allen 3 Yd Rush Tyler Bass Made Ex. Pt10 plays, 58 yards, 5:28147TD1:52Amon-Ra St. Brown Pass From Jared Goff for 1 Yd, M.Badgley extra point is GOOD, Center-S.Daly, Holder-J.Fox.15 plays, 76 yards, 6:031414FG0:00Tyler Bass Made 47 Yd Field Goal10 plays, 47 yards, 1:521714third QuarterBUFDETSF9:05Jared Goff Sacked by Ed Oliver For 3 Yd Loss for Safety3 plays, -8 yards, 0:501914fourth QuarterBUFDETTD13:47DJ Chark Pass From Jared Goff…
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2022 NFL Thanksgiving games: Schedule, picks, odds, injuries

2022 NFL Thanksgiving games: Schedule, picks, odds, injuries

6:45 AM ETESPN staffThe Week 12 NFL schedule for the 2022 season begins with three Thanksgiving Day matchups, and we've got you covered with what you need to know. Our NFL Nation reporters bring us the keys to every game and a bold prediction for each matchup.Additionally, ESPN Stats & Information provides a big stat to know and a betting nugget for each contest, and our Football Power Index (FPI) goes inside the numbers with a game projection. ESPN researcher Kyle Soppe hands out helpful fantasy football intel as well. Finally, Seth Walder and Eric Moody give us final score…
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History, traditions and best moments

History, traditions and best moments

7:04 AM ETTodd ArcherCloseESPN Staff WriterCovered NFL since 1997, Cowboys since 2003 Previously covered Bengals and Dolphins Lives in Dallas area with his wife and two childrenEric WoodyardThanksgiving Day to sports fans is as much about football as it is about the traditional turkey dinner. From high school football in the morning to watching the afternoon game on TV as dinner starts, this tradition is as old as time. Well, almost as old as time.The Detroit Lions have played at home on Thanksgiving every year since 1934 -- except when games were paused from 1939 to 1944 during World War…
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