Early-season wins have come pretty easily for St. Mary's in recent years. Something that has been more of a challenge for the Gaels: building a resume that will be appealing come March.
Reeling at 4-6 after back-to-back losses for the first time this season, the Arizona Cardinals know their playoff chances are virtually dead if they even lose one of their remaining six games, starting Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium against the surging Jacksonville Jaguars.
Duke and Portland State have vastly different basketball histories, but connections to Phil Knight have brought them together.
The Baltimore Ravens thrive under the bright lights and they can strengthen their position in the AFC playoff race with a victory over the Houston Texans on Monday night at M&T Bank Stadium.