If you've never been to a live cattle auction, you're in luck. The experience can be simulated by watching coverage of the NFL combine, which starts Wednesday.


Ohio State just lost by 22. The Gophers just lost by 21. These are two bruised teams with a lot at stake playing in Columbus (6 p.m., BTN).


"Memo to Tubby Smith: If you want to save your job and our Golden Gophers' season, play the starters. The starters hardly get to break a sweat before they're being replaced."

-- E-mail from reader Deb.

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"Feel like I need to say this. Although my goal is to start Week 1, that doesn't mean I will compromise my career to do so." --Robert Griffin III, in spite of Adidas' "All in for Week 1" marketing.