Two of Jerry Kill's ugliest and yet most important wins as Gophers coach have come on the road, in overtime, against Mountain West opponents: 2012 vs. UNLV and Saturday against Colorado State.
You mean there's no NFL game? Ah, no worries. It's still the heart of baseball season and you can keep tabs on the Twins' wild-card chase two ways: Tigers at Twins (7 p.m., FSN) and Astros at Rangers (7 p.m., ESPN).
"I wonder what the franchise value will be when the NFL is in court settling head injury lawsuits for the next 25 years?"
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"Most sacks in NFL since 2011:
J.J. Watt 59.0
Jared Allen 51.0
Justin Houston 49.5
Von Miller 49.0
DeMarcus Ware 48.0."
— Gil Brandt, NFL.com analyst.