32 things we learned from Week 9 of the 2020 NFL season

As NFL teams head into the second half of the season, several made a statement on Sunday with explosive showings against top competition.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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LAFC forced to settle for draw with Portland, finishes 7th in Western Conference standings

Los Angeles FC defender Eddie Segura (center) loses control of the ball to Portland Timbers forward Yimmi Chara (23) during the second half of an MLS match at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles, Sunday, Nov 8, 2020. Los Angeles FC played against the Portland Timbers to a draw 1-1. (Photo by Raul Romero Jr, Contributing Photographer) Los Angeles FC midfielder Brian Rodriguez (17) brings the balll down the pitch against the Portland Timbers during the second half of an MLS match at Ban...
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UCLA football must regroup on and off the field before next game

UCLA’s season-opener against Colorado on the road Saturday provided flashbacks to last year’s shootout against Washington State. Unfortunately for the Bruins, they didn’t return home with a victory. It was the third straight loss in the season-opener under coach Chip Kelly. The other two losses were against nationally-ranked Cincinnati. The Bruins will have several things to address both on and off the field this week. Off the field, UCLA must work to keep the coaches and players healthy, after ...
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USC offense willing to be more aggressive on fourth down this season

In 13 games in 2019, USC went for it on fourth down 10 times. Total, all season. And in the season-opening win against Arizona State on Saturday, the Trojans made eight fourth-down attempts. Some of those were born of late-game desperation, as USC scored the two touchdowns it needed to win in crunch time on fourth down. And some of it was a strategic decision, with head coach Clay Helton believing the Trojans needed touchdowns to beat the Sun Devils, not field goals. But it shows a willingness b...
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Winning the NASCAR Cup championship was only a matter of time for Chase Elliott

The son of NASCAR Hall of Famer Bill Elliott grew up with racing and with high expectations. Now just 24, Chase Elliott won in Phoenix...
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Miami Dolphins author a great game because they refuse to blink in face of adversity

You're going to hear how great this game was because Tua Tagovailoa played very well and authored his first NFL fourth-quarter comeback. You're going to hear how great this game ... Click to Continue »
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Chargers extend streak of allowing 29 points or more vs. Raiders

Los Angeles Chargers wide receiver Mike Williams, below, stays down on the field after an injury and an incomplete pass in the end zone during the second half of an NFL football game against the Las Vegas Raiders, Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) Las Vegas Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, left, celebrates with teammates cornerback Isaiah Johnson, center, and strong safety Johnathan Abram (24) after the Raiders defeated the Los Angeles Chargers in an NFL footb...
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Whicker: Raiders and Chargers seemed to know the outcome before it happened

INGLEWOOD — Either you catch it or you don’t. Either you win at the end or you don’t The Raiders and Chargers, with identical stats in several major categories and various psychic and physical bruises to heal, met in SoFi Stadium on Sunday and had to wait past the zero hour to re-confirm their identities. Officially, the word came from referee Brad Rogers, who intoned, “The play has been changed,” and thus removed a game-winning touchdown from the hands of the Chargers’ Donald Parham Jr. The Rai...
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Chase Elliott wins his first NASCAR Cup title as 7-time champ Jimmie Johnson makes his exit

AVONDALE, Ariz. — The new face of NASCAR circled Phoenix Raceway for a celebratory lap of his finest achievement. Chase Elliott, NASCAR’s most popular driver, was now a Cup champion, too. He came upon teammate Jimmie Johnson, who banged doors with Elliott. Then the seven-time champion, in his final race, gave Elliott a fist bump. The torch has officially been passed. Elliott did what Dale Earnhardt Jr. could not and parlayed the popularity gleamed off his Hall of Fame father into a NASCAR champi...
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Rashford và những bàn thắng để đời

 Marcus Rashford trải qua tuổi thơ nghèo khó, nên khi thành đạt anh luôn tìm cách giúp đỡ những người có hoàn cảnh tương tự. Chiến dịch những bữa ăn miễn phí mà anh phát động từ năm 2019 đang nhận được sự ủng hộ rộng rãi của cộng đồng.  Mới đây Rashford có cú hat-trick từ ghế dự bị, giúp MU đè bẹp Leipzig 5-0 tại vòng bảng Champions League.  Điều đó cho thấy, tuyển thủ Anh luôn thi đấu chói sáng trước các đội bóng lớn, thể hiện bản lĩnh và khả năng tạo đột biến rất cao. Rashford là người h...
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Dolphins QB Tua Tagovailoa Shows Out: 8 Thoughts After Cardinals

The Miami Dolphins are the hottest team in the NFL, and after their 34-31 road victory over the Arizona Cardinals, they've now won four games in a row. Here are my eight thoughts. 1 — Tua Tagovailoa excelled. Following a 98 passing ya
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NASCAR Championship 4 results: Chase Elliott wins Cup Series title, Jimmie Johnson fifth in final race

NASCAR's most popular driver is now a Cup Series champion
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NASCAR Champions Johnson, Elliott Set for Rolex 24 Effort

Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott poised to compete in January's Rolex 24 at Daytona...
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Mahrez-led Algeria set to extend 20-match unbeaten streak

Johannesburg (AFP) – Riyad Mahrez-captained Algeria are expected to extend a 20-match unbeaten record when they host Zimbabwe this week as 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying restarts after an 11-month coronavirus-induced break. The Desert... Visit for the rest of the story.
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Galaxy ends season with 3-0 loss to Vancouver

PORTLAND, Ore. — Fredy Montero scored twice and the Vancouver Whitecaps wrapped up the season with a 3-0 victory over the Galaxy on Sunday. Both teams went into the match already eliminated from the playoffs. Vancouver Whitecaps defender Erik Godoy, left, and Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Yony Gonzalez battle for possession during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Portland, Ore., Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020. (AP Photo/Steve Dipaola) Vancouver (9-14-0) had an especially tough season. Because ...
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Tua Tracker: NFL experts weigh in on Dolphins quarterback at Cardinals

Arizona Cardinals. And the rookie from Alabama rose to the occasion. Tua went 20 of 28 for 248 yards in the Dolphins' 34-31 win against the Cardinals on Sunday. He threw two touchdowns — one to Preston Williams and one to Mack Hollins â€
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Chatsworth man accused of cyberstalking 2 sisters, threatening them with rape and murder

LOS ANGELES — A federal grand jury on Friday returned an indictment charging a Chatsworth man with cyberstalking two sisters by sending them text messages that threatened them with rape and murder. Alex Scott Roberts, 25, was named in a six-count indictment that outlines an alleged harassment and threat campaign that spanned a three-week period this summer. The indictment charges Roberts with two counts of stalking and four counts of making threats by interstate communications, specifically text...
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Did Josh Allen Leapfrog Russell Wilson as NFL MVP Favorite After Statement Win?

A funny thing happened on the way to Russell Wilson's coronation as the 2020 NFL MVP. One of the biggest games of Week 9 took place...
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Dolphins win 34-31 shootout versus Cardinals, put NFL on notice

Sleep on the Miami Dolphins at your own risk! The Miami Dolphins have now won their fourth consecutive game and fifth in six contests — and this is the Dolphins' most impressive win yet. Miami hit the road for a tough test against the previ
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Clippers finalizing deals with assistant coaches Chauncey Billups, Larry Drew

The Clippers’ coaching roster is closer to becoming official, with the team finalizing deals with Chauncey Billups and Larry Drew, both of whom will join new coach Tyronn Lue’s coaching staff, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. A league source confirmed the report. Drew, 62, coached with Lue in Cleveland. He also played in the NBA for 10 years, including two seasons with the Clippers, after which he began his coaching career as a Lakers assistant in 1992. The Kansas City, Kan., native twice...
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Chargers lose heartbreaker to Raiders when last-second TD overturned

The Chargers’ Jalen Guyton #15 goes up for a pass as the Raiders’ Isaiah Johnson #31 defends during their NFL game at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Ca., Sunday, November 8, 2020. The pass was nullified and brought back due to an offensive pass interference call. (Photo by Hans Gutknecht, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) The Chargers’ Dan Feeney #66 spikes the ball after Kalen Ballage #31 scored a first half rushing touchdown during their NFL game against the Raiders at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, C...
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Raiders Win As Chargers Go-Ahead TD Overturned On Final Play

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — The Las Vegas Raiders were the beneficiaries of another brutal finish for the Los Angeles Chargers. Justin Herbert’s pass to Donald Parham Jr. for a 4-yard touchdown on the final play of the game was overturned after a replay review, and Las Vegas held on to beat LA 31-26 on Sunday. Raiders cornerback Isaiah Johnson was playing Parham Jr. on that final play and broke up the pass. C L U T C H @_bigplayzay | #RaiderNation — Las Vegas Raide...
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Quickie reaction: Tua Tagovailoa plays like a star in leading Dolphins to victory over Cards

The audition, true or merely fake news, is going quite well for Tua Tagovailoa so far. The Dolphins quarterback on Sunday put every memory of an unimpressive NFL debut to ... Click to Continue »
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Dolphins outlast Cardinals for 34-31 win

The NFL's current scheduling procedures call for the Dolphins and Cardinals to play each other every four years and that sounds like a bad thing given the way Sunday's game between the teams played out. Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray an
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Steelers 24, Cowboys 19 - Dallas Jumps To No. 3 Pick In NFL Draft

The Steelers' 24-19 Win Over The Dallas Cowboys on Sunday in Week 9 Means Something For The Future: At This Early Stage, Dallas Jumps To...
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5 Instant Takeways: Miami Dolphins stun Arizona Cardinals, 34-31

Rookie quarterback Tua Tagovailoa sent word to the world that he is healthy and accurate and confident. Tagovailoa out-dueled rising NFL star Kyler Murray in a 34-31 victory at State Farm Stadium on Sunday. The Dolphins are 5-3 at the half
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Beckham’s Miami reach MLS playoffs in first season

Miami (AFP) – David Beckham’s Inter Miami refused to be blown off course in their pursuit of reaching the Major League Soccer playoffs on Sunday, securing a famous victory while battling tropical storm Eta. Wild winds... Visit for the rest of the story.
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NFL Prop Picks For Saints vs. Buccaneers: The Leonard Fournette Over To Bet Sunday Night

Sean Koerner highlights his favorite NFL prop bets for the Sunday Night Football showdown between the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Buccaners.
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What’s next for UCLA football? A home opener against Utah on Saturday

UCLA (0-1) vs. Utah  (0-0) When: Saturday, Nov. 14, 7:30 p.m. Where: Rose Bowl Watch/listen: Fox / AM 570 UCLA update: The Bruins will have a regular week to regroup from their season-opening loss and to prepare for Utah. UCLA was expecting a short week before the Pac-12 on Sunday moved the contest from Friday to Saturday to allow Utah’s players more time to clear COVID-19 protocols. UCLA’s offense struggled in the first half against Colorado and had four turnovers, including three fumbles. The ...
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Garth Crooks' team of the week: Maguire, Barkley, Kane, Watkins

Who pulled his team out of the fire? Which player has a taste for goals? And who is steadying the ship? Garth Crooks names his team of the week.
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