Massive football weekend
The College Football Playoff picture will become more clear after this weekend. Here are some elimination games and predictions, along with a review of the Big Ten’s bleak playoff hopes and the most hilarious GameDay signs from Miami. In the NFL, what is the fallout from Ezekiel Elliott’s failed appeal? And let’s redraft the 2017 NFL Draft.
Some notes for Veterans Day: Steelers lineman Alejandro Villanueva gave out Army decals to his teammates...Various teams are honoring veterans with helmets and uniforms ...You must take time this weekend to browse the #VeteransDay hashtag on Twitter.
Packers vs. Bennett
The Martellus Bennett saga is not going away, especially if he’s miraculously healthy with the Patriots. Following his release by the Packers this week, he unleashed an Instagram rant against the team doctors, which prompted literally everyone to come to the Packers’ defense.
Lovely Lady of the Day
Your LLOD for this beautiful mid-November weekend is Michelle Leon (Click here for full-sized gallery)
College hoops openers
Utah Valley blew a nine-point halftime lead vs. Kentucky after a completely unnecessary locker room speech by the university president. The Archie Miller era at Indiana got off to a brutal start on Friday night. The Hoosiers were PUMMELED by Indiana State.
1 coach for the price of 3
When Florida hires Jim McElwain’s replacement, the Gators will be paying three head coaches at the same time.
Stanford "rushes" the field
Happy weekend from Georgia Gibbs
Odds and Ends
Midseason roundup of the best NFL cheerleaders from Athlon Sports ... Hope Solo has accused former FIFA president Sepp Blatter of sexual assault ... Minnesota high school football team got two onside kicks and scored three touchdowns in the final minute to win ... Conor McGregor jumped the cage, shoved referee at Bellator event ... The UCLA players arrested in China will not return home with the team ... Job searching? You can apply for the Oregon State head coaching job.