2. Here's why a five-win Gophers team almost certainly won't go bowling  |  ( star tribune )
In other words, it would take a lot of balls bouncing in the right direction for the bowl hopes of a five-win Gophers team to survive the weekend.
3. Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma Sooners brought to tears addressing discipline  |  ( espn )
(1:25)NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield was twice brought to tears Monday while addressing his actions in Saturday's game at Kansas and his feelings on the resulting discipline for his final home game this weekend.
4. A glitch amid the Gophers' great start: guarding threes  |  ( star tribune )
“At some point you’re going to have to get burnt.
5. AP source reports Florida has met with Chip Kelly regarding coaching vacancy  |  ( fox news )
"We continue to have very productive conversations related to our football team," Stricklin told reporters at the airport late Sunday.
6. UCLA to pay more than $12 million to buyout Mora's contract  |  ( fox news )
UCLA must pay more than $12 million to buy out the remainder of Mora's contract, which runs through 2021.
7. Aztecs' RB Penny left off list of Doak Walker Award finalists  |  ( fox news )
Barkley and Love, along with Wisconsin freshman Jonathan Taylor, were finalists for the Doak Walker Award that goes to the nation's top running back.
8. Jerome Souers will remain as NAU's football coach  |  ( fox news )
Cheng's announcement also indicated that defensive coordinator/linebackers coach Andy Thompson will be promoted to associate head coach.
9. Mayfield will not start season finale following gesture  |  ( fox news )
In Riley's first year as head coach this season, Mayfield has played well enough to be considered by many to be the leader in the Heisman race.
10. New monohull boat design unveiled for 2021 America's Cup  |  ( reuters )
New Zealand crushed the U.S. at the America’s Cup in June with a stunning 7-1 victory in Bermuda’s Great Sound to capture international sport’s oldest trophy.
11. National Football League roundup  |  ( reuters )
“We are disappointed that Marcus Gilbert has been suspended without four games for using performance-enhancing substances.
12. Roy Halladay's plane climbed sharply before dive into water, report says  |  ( espn )
Witnesses say Halladay was flying plane low Roy Halladay was flying his sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico before it crashed into the water, killing the former pitcher, according to witnesses.
13. Former Gophers quarterback recruit chooses Virginia  |  ( star tribune )
… If it is a junior college quarterback, I usually don’t like to take guys that only have two years.
14. Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials  |  ( reuters )
“Honda” was Juan Angel Napout, former president of Paraguay’s soccer federation, and “Fiat” was Manuel Burga, former president of Peru’s soccer federation, Pena said.
15. Tales of Packers quarterback failure abound after shutout loss to Ravens  |  ( star tribune )
A couple:*Either coach Mike McCarthy and his assistants failed completely in training backup Brett Hundley to play quarterback in their offense.
16. Naby Keita: From the streets of Guinea to a record £48m Liverpool move  |  ( bbc )
But none of the above makes the list of RB Leipzig's Guinea star Naby Keita.
17. Injured Wild winger Coyle activated, could play tonight  |  ( star tribune )
Injured winger Charlie Coyle will play for the Wild this week -- perhaps as early as tonight.
18. Towns is NBA Western Conference player of the week  |  ( star tribune )
Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns was named NBA Western Conference player of the week.
19. Celtics vs. Mavericks  |  ( espn )
Brown and the Celtics go for 16 wins in a row tonight in Dallas.
20. Murphy is first Gopher with consecutive Big Ten weekly honors  |  ( star tribune )
This is the first time a Gopher player was named Big Ten player of the week in consecutive weeks since the award started in 1981-82.
21. Tom Brady, Bill Belichick of New England Patriots differ on return to Mexico City  |  ( espn )
-- New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said after Sunday's victory over the Oakland Raiders at Estadio Azteca that he plans on visiting again.
22. Clippers set for showdown against Porzingis, Knicks  |  ( fox news )
NEW YORK -- Just one-for-November, the Los Angeles Clippers head to Madison Square Garden on Monday night for a showdown with the recently inconsistent New York Knicks.
23. The football community reacts to tragic loss of former NFL wide receiver Terry Glenn  |  ( espn )
(0:54)Fans of football received shocking and somber news on Monday as word spread of the death of Terry Glenn, a former NFL wide receiver.
24. Jurgen Klopp looking for Liverpool to be decisive in Champions League  |  ( talksport )
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp admits it is now crunch time for his side in the Champions League.
25. Brighton & Hove Albion 2-2 Stoke City  |  ( bbc )
Jose Izquierdo secured a point for the Seagulls with a scrappy second-half goal that kept them ninth in the table.
26. Brighton 2-2 Stoke: Seagulls snatch point thanks to Jose Izquierdo  |  ( talksport )
Jose Izquierdo snatched a point for Brighton as they twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with Stoke.
27. Ashes: Nathan Lyon hopes Australia will 'end careers' of England players  |  ( bbc )
Full coverageOff-spinner Nathan Lyon hopes Australia can "end the careers" of some England players during the Ashes series.
28. Braves release 2018 spring training schedule  |  ( fox news )
The Atlanta Braves 33-game spring training slate was announced on Monday afternoon the teams 21st and final year training at Champion Stadium at the Wide World of Sports Complx.
29. Cardinals add four players to 40-man roster  |  ( fox news )
ST. LOUIS -- The St. Louis Cardinals have one spot remaining on their 40-man major league roster after purchasing the contracts of pitchers Austin Gomber and Derian Gonzalez and outfielders Oscar Mercado and Tyler ONeill and adding all four players to the roster.
30. Secret payments to soccer officials cloaked by car names  |  ( fox news )
Juan Angel Napout, the ex-president of Paraguay’s soccer federation; Jose Maria Marin, the former president of Brazil’s soccer federation; and Manuel Burga, the ex-head of Peru’s soccer federation; are on trial for racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy and money laundering conspiracy.