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Jadeveon Clowney is the face of the Texans defense now and he's wrecking everything

Anyone wondering how Clowney would do without teammates J.J. Watt and Whitney Mercilus got their answer last Sunday. He’s retired NFL defensive end Stephen White’s Hoss of the Week, again. Heading
Which NFL teams are contenders and which are pretenders midway through 2017 season?

Which NFL teams are contenders and which are pretenders midway through 2017 season?

Heading into Week 9, 16 teams have a winning record. Which ones are for real? We have now reached the halfway point in the 2017 NFL season. We are starting to get a good idea of each team’s strengths
Broncos will start Brock Osweiler, who really might be their best option at QB

Broncos will start Brock Osweiler, who really might be their best option at QB

Trevor Siemian’s steep decline has forced the Broncos’ hand. John Elway said Tuesday the quarterback position in Denver is under review. Now, the Broncos have made their call. Brock Osweiler will
Not even Boogie Cousins can save the Pelicans from their general manager's mistakes

Not even Boogie Cousins can save the Pelicans from their general manager's mistakes

Dell Demps dug his team too deep a hole for DeMarcus Cousins to pull it out of. There is no question that the New Orleans Pelicans made an excellent trade to acquire DeMarcus Cousins from the
This young Ohio State fan's immune system illustration includes Michigan germs

This young Ohio State fan's immune system illustration includes Michigan germs

Brilliant. Little kids who use a school assignment as an excuse to talk about college football rivalries should be cherished. On Wednesday, an Ohio State fan posted a picture on Twitter of her son’s
Why November is the best part of college football season

Why November is the best part of college football season

August is for arguing. September is for dreaming. October is for bargaining. November is for everything. On November 1, 2008, Michael Crabtree and Texas Tech took down undefeated Texas. On November
LIMITED UPSIDE PODCAST: The Cavaliers are bad, the Magic are awesome, and other weird early NBA trends

LIMITED UPSIDE PODCAST: The Cavaliers are bad, the Magic are awesome, and other weird early NBA trends

How likely is it that these keep up? The first two weeks of the NBA season have featured a ton of surprising trends that most of us didn’t predict. Is that a sign of things to come, or is that
The Team USA and Team Canada 2018 Winter Olympics jerseys are awful

The Team USA and Team Canada 2018 Winter Olympics jerseys are awful

Who let this happen? If you don’t know by now, we here at SB Nation are in the business of jersey critiques. When the World Cup of Hockey graced us with eight new jerseys to enjoy, we were very happy
The World Series comes down to Game 7 yet again

The World Series comes down to Game 7 yet again

Wednesday’s Say Hey, Baseball looks at the upcoming Game 7 between the Astros and the Dodgers. For the 39th time in World Series history, we've made it to Game 7. Thirty-nine Game 7s might sound like
Notre Dame’s a deserving CFP No. 3 right now, but its entire resume can sink or soar in Week 10

Notre Dame’s a deserving CFP No. 3 right now, but its entire resume can sink or soar in Week 10

One of the perils of being an independent Playoff contender: having so many rooting interests. Few teams in college football truly control their paths. By now, fans have gotten used to checking the
2017 NFL midseason awards: Who’s getting trophies in November?

2017 NFL midseason awards: Who’s getting trophies in November?

SB Nation’s 32 team sites voted on the best players and teams in the NFL so far this season. These are the results. We’re eight weeks in the 2017 NFL season now, with Week 9 just a day away from
Deflategate only made the Patriots better

Deflategate only made the Patriots better

This week’s Garoppolo trade is just another reminder how the team actually benefited from the whole thing. No wonder people hate the Patriots. Whatever crummy circumstance fate or commissioner Roger
The best (and worst) athlete Halloween costumes of 2017

The best (and worst) athlete Halloween costumes of 2017

Here’s what athletes are wearing this year. NBA Russell Westbrook and Nick Collison did their best White Men Can’t Jump impression: A post shared by Russell Westbrook (@russwest44) on Oct 14, 2017 at
Kristaps Porzingis was a unicorn for Halloween, which shouldn't count as a costume

Kristaps Porzingis was a unicorn for Halloween, which shouldn't count as a costume

Good costume. Or is it even a costume? When you’re a Unicorn you don’t hide your majesty, you let your radiant rainbow light shine bright, even on Halloween. kristaps dressed up as himself for
Multiple Dave Roberts bullpen decisions in Game 6 could have easily backfired but didn’t

Multiple Dave Roberts bullpen decisions in Game 6 could have easily backfired but didn’t

Somehow, things didn’t go awry for the Dodgers here. The Dodges forced a Game 7 in this World Series, and they did it in the face of a pair of pitching decisions from Dave Roberts that could have
NBA scores 2017: The Pistons finally lose in California, and 6 other things from Tuesday night’s games

NBA scores 2017: The Pistons finally lose in California, and 6 other things from Tuesday night’s games

The Pistons beat the Clippers and Warriors. Then lost to the Lakers. Sure. The first few weeks of the NBA season are always fun because bad teams trick you into thinking they’re good and good teams do
Bills vs. Jets odds 2017: Buffalo a road betting favorite for Thursday night matchup

Bills vs. Jets odds 2017: Buffalo a road betting favorite for Thursday night matchup

The Buffalo Bills will be looking to stay hot and continue their positive betting trends when they face the New York Jets on the road this Thursday night. The Buffalo Bills are 6-2 straight up and
Fantasy football rankings 2017: Defense/special teams for NFL Week 9

Fantasy football rankings 2017: Defense/special teams for NFL Week 9

The SB Nation fantasy football team reveals which defense/special teams rank in the top 25 heading into Week 9. Positions: QB | RBS | RBP | WRS | WRP | TE | DST Week 9 could prove to be the trickiest
Fantasy football rankings 2017: Tight ends for NFL Week 9

Fantasy football rankings 2017: Tight ends for NFL Week 9

The SB Nation fantasy staff rounds up the rankings for the top 25 tight ends for Week 9. Positions: QB | RBS | RBP | WRS | WRP | TE | DST Editor’s update No. 2: We have updated our rankings. Editor’s
Fantasy football rankings 2017: Wide receivers in PPR leagues for NFL Week 9

Fantasy football rankings 2017: Wide receivers in PPR leagues for NFL Week 9

The SB Nation fantasy staff rounds up the rankings for the top 50 wide receivers in PPR leagues for Week 9. Positions: QB | RBS | RBP | WRS | WRP | TE | DST Editor’s update No. 3: We have updated our