Love/Hate: The definitive #Noodlegate interview

Matthew Berry says that Matthew Stafford should be in your Week 12 lineup, while Jay Cutler should not. But first, Berry faces the harshest critic of last week's column: himself.

Week 12 Love/Hate (2:12)
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Campbell: Lara primed for big things in 2016

Erislandy Lara defends his junior middleweight title Wednesday against Jan Zaveck (on ESPN & WatchESPN, in weather delay). But the Cuban is ready for a grander stage -- possibly even a move up in class -- next year.

Gronkowski stresses discipline at the table (0:38)
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Palmer a better play than Brady, Newton

Tom Brady and Cam Newton might be battling for the NFL's MVP award in the real world, but our fantasy crew likes Arizona's touchdown-tossing machine better in Week 12.

What you need to know for Week 12 (1:00)
How Notre Dame can still make the CFP (1:46)
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Brady-Manning: What we'll miss about their classic matchup

Tom Brady and Peyton Manning have played 16 times since 2001. But as Geoffrey Chaucer penned, 'All good things must come to an end.' With Manning out Sunday and his career in doubt because of injuries, here are a few things we'll miss about their matchup.

Jim Harbaugh smashes a buckeye (0:15)
Not Ray Lewis' Thanksgiving motivational speech (1:39)
Golic: Big difference between Gronk and Manziel party habits (1:45)
Stephen A. erupts at Skip's notion of Romo winning MVP (1:17)
Stephen A.: Kobe should retire right now (1:31)
Soak it in when you see Bart Starr at Lambeau Field (1:56)
Winston: I'm being the best teammate I can be (0:42)
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Sando: Jameis Winston's improvement is real

We asked a veteran NFL coach to go through Jameis Winston's best game so far. We also looked to see if Winston is ahead of the rookie curve. All in all, this is a rookie QB on the rise.

What's happening to the Rockets and Clippers? (3:30)


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Minuto 22. América 1-1 León. Disparo del argentino Goltz que es desviado por la defensa del León. Los dos goles del encuentro obra de zagueros centrales. Semifinales Liga MX.

Justin Sears keeps dunking on Duke

The Yale forward threw down another big dunk midway through the second half on ESPNU, where No. 6 Duke holds a 61-48 lead.


PBC on ESPN: Lara vs. Zavcek

Erislandy Lara is making his fourth defense of his WBA Junior Middleweight title against former IBF welterweight titlist Jan Zavcek in Miami. The action had been delayed by rain, which seems to have stopped. Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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Mavericks (9-6) at Spurs (11-3), 8:30 p.m. ET

Spurs PF LaMarcus Aldridge, who missed the last two games with a sprained left ankle, makes his return to the court when the team hosts the Mavericks. San Antonio seeks its 17th straight regular-season win at the AT&T Center. Follow live

Nigel Collins @NigelBoxing

Rain here in Hialeah has delayed the fights a bit, but the show is still on. Positive sign: Protective canvas coming off now.

Rafael Ramos ESPN Deportes 

Minuto 12. América 0-1 León. Gol de Ignacio González. Semifinales Liga MX. El gol de visitante vale "doble" en caso de empate global en la serie.

Cleveland Cavaliers @cavs

With 25,281 career points, @KingJames just passed @ReggieMillerTNT on the @NBA all-time scoring list. Congratulations LeBron! #StriveForGreatness

No. 6 Duke pulling away from Yale

After starting the second half with just a 2-point lead, Duke is now ahead 50-38 on ESPNU as Grayson Allen leads the Blue Devils with 12 points while also showing off his defense with the steal and dish here.


Halftime: Hornets 58, Wizards 54

Charlotte is going for a seventh straight home win at Time Warner Cable Arena, where it holds a small lead at the break behind Marvin Williams' 10 first-half points. Marcin Gortat and Bradley Beal lead the Wizards with 13 points apiece. Follow live

Mike Mazzeo ESPN Staff Writer 

The Knicks are shooting 29.3 percent from the field and trail the Magic 46-35 at the half. Rookie Kristaps Porzingis has been strong defensively, contesting and altering shots near the rim, but is 0-for-5 shooting.

Halftime: Magic 46, Knicks 35

Orlando's Tobias Harris scored a team-high 11 points, and Jason Smith added 8 points off the bench to help the Magic to an 11-point halftime lead. Carmelo Anthony scored 13 to carry the load for the Knicks, while rookie Kristaps Porzingis was held scoreless in a first half for the first time in his career. Follow live

Rafael Ramos ESPN Deportes 

Liguilla México. Arrancan Semifinales. León, el segundo equipo con más goles recibidos en el torneo (31), visita a uno de los peores locales: América, sólo 10 puntos de 24 posibles. Ambos terminaron con siete derrotas la fase regular.

Cavs, Raptors tied at 25 after one

Toronto's Luis Scola poured in a career-high 15 first-quarter points to lead all scorers, while Cleveland's Kevin Love paced the Cavaliers with a team-high 8 points. LeBron James has just 2 points on 1-of-4 shooting. Follow live

Club America vs. Leon in Liga MX playoffs

Sixth-seeded Club América is looking for its second title in three seasons to add to its record 12 Mexican league titles. León, a 3-seed, is seeking a third title in five seasons in this first leg of the quarterfinals. Follow live


Unranked UNLV holds off Indiana

Patrick McCaw scored 20 points in UNLV's 72-69 victory over No. 13 Indiana at the Maui Invitational.


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Carolina isn't favored vs 3-7 Dallas. No 10-0 or better team has been an underdog since the '85 Bears against...Dallas. Chicago won 44-0.