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Billy Joe Saunders looks to keep momentum in his bid to secure a super fight in 2021 with his first fight since the Covid-19 pandemic, which cost him an opportunity against Canelo Alvarez.

The WBO super middleweight world champion remains unbeaten but after the pandemic postponed his fight, the Mexican superstar agreed to fight domestic rival Callum Smith, who owns the WBC title at 168 pounds.

British veteran Martin Murray is Saunders’ opponent at the SSE Arena this evening, with the pair supposed to have fought years ago but for an injury to Saunders.

Should Saunders impress, then Canelo may revisit a potential fight against him in 2021, though Murray is likely to throw everything at him in his final opportunity at this level from a great career that has seen the biggest prize prove illusive.

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Mansfield Summit overcomes bizarre path to playoffs with fast start against Birdville in 38-24 win

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MANSFIELD — Mansfield Summit could not control the bizarre set of circumstances that put it in position to clinch a playoff berth Thursday night.

But Summit could control what happened in a football game that it had to win to get into the postseason. The Jaguars took care of business — after an unusual start at Vernon Newsom Stadium.

Summit had a 14-point lead before it ran its first offensive play of the game, and the Jaguars went on to beat Birdville 38-24 in the regular-season finale to earn the final playoff spot from District 4-5A Division I. Summit will open the playoffs against District 3-5A Division I champion Abilene Cooper at 7 p.m. next Friday at Shotwell Stadium in Abilene.

“It’s been a crazy season,” Summit coach Channon Hall said. “Our kids have been resilient. It’s win or go home from this

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Fantasy Football Week 13 Start ‘Em & Sit ‘Em: David Montgomery ready for another big game

In all the years that I’ve been writing this Start ‘Em and Sit ‘Em column, it’s the first time that I’ve been doing it with a game happening. I’m currently watching the Ravens-Steelers game as I’m writing this sentence, and it’s kind of cool. Maybe we’ll get more Wednesday games in the future? Probably not.

While the 2020 season has been wacky because of COVID-19, the good thing is the NFL has been flexible in making sure every game gets played. It hasn’t always been easy, and Fantasy managers have had to juggle a lot of things in setting your lineups. The final stretch of the season will likely have more twists and turns, but we’re near the end. In fact, this is the final week of the regular season in many Fantasy leagues.

Hopefully, this is the week you will clinch a playoff berth or lock up a potential

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UW men’s basketball team opens Pac-12 play against Utah, looking to bounce back after 0-2 start

The Husky men’s basketball team will play a Pac-12 game in early December, marking its earliest conference game.

Washington’s league opener at Utah, set for 3 p.m. Thursday, originated last year when the conference added two games to expand to a 20-game schedule in an effort to reduce lopsided nonconference matchups and bolster competitiveness throughout the league.

At the time, conference leaders couldn’t have anticipated navigating a college basketball season during a coronavirus pandemic that’s created several unprecedented challenges.

Case in point, Washington (0-2) had its four-game tournament canceled last week and scheduled a pair of last-minute games in Las Vegas before taking a six-hour bus ride from Sin City to Utah.

However, the Huskies’ misadventures pale in comparison to the Utes, who had to suspend team activities Nov. 13 due to a coronavirus outbreak.

Last week, Utah coach Larry Krystkowiak said he tested positive for COVID-19 along with nine

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#2 Baylor vs. #5 Illinois live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The No. 2 ranked Baylor Bears will face the No. 5 ranked Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indy.



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Baylor is coming off a 86-52 win over Washington on Sunday to improve to 2-0 on the season. Baylor is averaging 99 points over their last two games and will look to continue that against the Fighting Illini tonight in a showcase matchup. Illinois is averaging 98.7 points per game and will look to improve to 4-0 on the season with a win tonight.

This will be a fun one, it has the signs of a high scoring affair that you will not want to miss. Here is everything you need to know to tune in to tonight’s college basketball action:

#2 Baylor vs. #5 Illinois

When: Wednesday, December 2 Time: 10:00 p.m. ET TV Channel: ESPN Live Stream: fuboTV

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#1 Gonzaga vs. #11 West Virginia live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The No. 1 ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs will meet the No. 11 ranked West Virginia Mountaineers in NCAA college hoops action on Wednesday.



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Gonzaga is coming off a 90-67 win over Auburn on Friday to give them a 2-0 record on the season while averaging 96 points per game. West Virginia comes off a 70-64 win over Western Kentucky to give them a 3-0 record on this young season.

This will be one you won’t want to miss, here is everything you need to know to tune in to tonight’s college basketball action:

#1 Gonzaga vs. #11 West Virginia

When: Wednesday, December 2 Time: 7:00 p.m. ET TV Channel: ESPN Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free) 

Prediction: Gonzaga is averaging 96 points per game and West Virginia is averaging 75.7 this has all the signs of going over 156 points. While 8.5 points is a

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SportsPulse: Dan Wolken reacts to the second College Football Playoff rankings and believes Ohio State can get into the playoff without qualifying for the Big Ten championship game given the committee’s track record.

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With a pair of Power Five jobs open already at South Carolina and Vanderbilt and more to come as the college football season winds down, the coaching carousel promises to be more robust than most people within the industry expected a few months ago. 

How much more? That’s still an open question, as COVID-19 hasn’t halted frustration among fans and administrators at underachieving programs such as Michigan, Tennessee, Auburn, Texas and Virginia Tech to name a few. 

But the financial ramifications and optics of making expensive coaching moves this year, as athletic departments and universities generally are cutting budgets, are very real for schools that have had to absorb a significant revenue hit. On

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#20 Kentucky vs. #7 Kansas live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The Kansas Jayhawks will host the Kentucky Wildcats in the State Farm Champions Classic from Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.



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Kentucky comes into this one at 1-1 on the young season, beating Morehead State in their opener and falling to a solid Richmond team on Sunday. This will be one of the biggest games on their schedule this year and they will need to be ready when they take on Kansas this evening. As for Kansas, they come into this at 1-1 on the season, losing to Gonzaga but picking up a nice win over Saint Joseph’s on Friday.

This will be one you won’t want to miss, here is everything you need to know to tune in to tonight’s college basketball action:

#20 Kentucky vs. #7 Kansas

When: Tuesday, December 1 Time: 9:30 p.m. ET TV Channel: ESPN Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for

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#8 Michigan State vs. #6 Duke live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The Duke Blue Devils will host the Michigan State Spartans from Cameron Indoor Stadium on Tuesday night.



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The Spartans come into this game on a two-game winning streak after knocking off Eastern Michigan and Notre Dame in the first two games of their season. On the other side, Duke is coming off an 81-71 win over Coppin State in their first game.

This will be one you won’t want to miss, here is everything you need to know to tune in to tonight’s college basketball action:

#8 Michigan State vs. #6 Duke

When: Tuesday, December 1 Time: 7:30 p.m. ET TV Channel: ESPN Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free) 

Prediction: We all know that Michigan State has struggled against Duke over the years with Coach K going 12-2 against Tom Izzo, but this time around is Izzo’s squad to welcome the 5 freshmen on

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Marshawn Lynch reveals what his superstition was before the start of NFL games

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Athletes are superstitious people. Many players have obscure rituals that they partake in prior to taking the field in various sports. During a recent segment on “Peyton’s Places,” former NFL running back Marshawn Lynch revealed the superstition he used to take part in: taking a shot of Hennessy before taking the field in an effort to calm his nerves.

“My superstition was that I needed to have maybe a shot, a shot and half before every game,” Lynch said during the segment. 

When Manning asked him to clarify what the shot was, Lynched replied, “Hennessy… what you mean ‘of?’

Peyton followed up by asking if there was a bar of sorts in the Seahawks locker room during Lynch’s playing days. Lynch hilariously responded by saying, “The bar’s in my backpack.”

Lynch has always been quite the personality both on and off the field, which is what makes this exchange

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