World Cup: Nobody has a worse ending to the World Cup than Brazil’s Felipe Melo. The defender kickstarted the Netherlands comeback against Brazil in the quarterfinals by accidentally heading the ball into his own net – not totally his fault, but he’s being blamed – and then 15 minutes later Melo picked up a red card for deliberately stepping on an opponent and was sent off. Down a man, heavily-favored Brazil couldn’t rally against Clockwork Orange and lost, 2-1. Melo and his mates weren’t warmly received upon returning home, and then former Brazil striker Ronaldo tweeted that Melo “should not spend the holidays in Brazil.”
Three very good under-the-radar defensive ends to keep an eye on.
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College Football Playoff: Ohio State Needs Decisive Wins To Overcome Weak Schedule, Virginia Tech Loss
Time to run up the score, Urban.
The Packers, Ravens and Eagles – a combined 15-5 – are short road underdogs. Hmmm.