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Thomas Pagel, Chief Governance Officer for the USGA, joins Golf Today to review how “exhaustive” and “thorough” the process has been over the last three years for the golf-ball rollback that’s set to begin in 2028.
Chris Simms and Ahmed Fareed analyze the betting odds for NFL Coach of the Year (per DraftKings Sportsbook) and give their current picks through Week 13 for the top three spots.

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  • NYJ Running Back #20
    Hall was ostensibly healthy for the Jets’ Week 13 loss to the Falcons; however, fellow running back Dalvin Cook had his first double-digit carry game of the season and out-gained Hall on the ground with 35 yards to Hall’s 16 yards. There didn’t appear to be any injury suffered during the game either, but Hall will now not practice to start the week as he manages this ankle injury. Jets head coach Robert Saleh was vocal about Hall needing to dance around less and pick up “grimy yards,” so it wouldn’t be surprising to see Cook continue to get even more work as Hall deals with his coach’s frustration and this ankle injury.
  • PIT Running Back #22
    Harris was unable to practice on both Tuesday and Wednesday with a knee injury, which is not great news heading into Thursday night’s game. Harris could certainly play without having practiced, but it’s not common with running backs. If Harris were to miss Thursday’s game against the Patriots, it would mean a full workload for Jaylen Warren, which would make Warren an RB1 for fantasy. Given that Harris wasn’t able to practice at all this week, it’s likely that even if he were to play, he would be doing so at less than 100 percent and could see a reduced workload.
  • SEA Running Back #9
    The Seahawks held a walkthrough, so this is more of a projected participation than anything, but it’s a step in the right direction for a player who’s missed the last two weeks. Fellow running back Zach Charbonnet was also able to go through the walkthrough, but head coach Pete Carroll said it’s too soon to determine if either will play on Sunday in a tough showdown against the 49ers. If neither is able to play, it would appear that Deejay Dallas could take on a bigger role, so it’s worth watching the practice status of both players over the next couple of days.
  • CLE Quarterback #15
    Dorian Thompson-Robinson was back at practice as he works his way through concussion protocol, but he was taking reps with the second-team on Wednesday. That could just be a one-day split since this is DTR’s first practice since suffering the concussion; however, Flacco looked good in his first start of the season on Sunday and could be the steady, veteran presence that the Browns need to claim a playoff spot. As of now, the team has not yet decided on a starting quarterback for Week 14.
  • JAX Quarterback #16
    Jaguars head coach Doug Pederson said that it was too soon after Monday’s game for Lawrence to be practicing; however, he made it clear that this does not impact Lawrence’s potential availability for Week 14. Pederson said the Jaguars policy is to not have players practice if there’s a chance a player can risk further damage to that injury. As a result, it would seem unlikely that Lawrence will practice until later in the week, if at all.
  • PHI Tight End #88
    “Dallas in Dallas has a ring to it,” he said on Wednesday. “I’m really glad I’m able to go and put everything else to bed and get out there and play football again.” While the team has yet to officially announce Goedert’s return, his own words make it seem as though it’s a given. While no tight end has stepped up for the Eagles without Goedert, DeVonta Smith has seen a major increase in workload and performance since the star tight end was been sidelined. Since Week 10, Smith has a 33 percent target share and 52 percent of the team’s air yards, compared to a 21 percent target share and 30 percent of the air yards before Goedert got hurt. That’s not to say the Eagles will revert back to using Smith the same way and ignore the recent success he’s had, but he may not fly as high as he has been.
  • CLE Quarterback #17
    While Thompson-Robinson is still working his way through the concussion protocol, Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski announced that the quarterback would practice on Wednesday. He also said that the team has not committed to a starting quarterback for Sunday and wants to wait to see how the week of practice goes. Fantasy managers should be hoping for Joe Flacco to get another nod under center. Flacco attempted 19 passes that traveled more than 10 air yards last weekend, which was the most by any Browns quarterback in five years. If he plays, Browns receivers have a better chance of making plays and putting up big fantasy days.
  • CLE Wide Receiver #2
    The Browns star receiver left Sunday’s game after making three catches for 34 yards and is currently working his way through concussion protocol. We did see Saints receiver Chris Olave clear protocol after one week, so it’s possible that Cooper will return for Week 14, but fantasy managers should plan for him to miss time. On the season, Cooper has 50 catches for 799 yards and two touchdowns. Without him in the lineup, there will be a lot more targets for Elijah Moore and possibly even Harrison Bryant.
  • NYJ Quarterback #2
    Tim Boyle got two starts over Wilson before being absurdly cut earlier this week. Trevor Siemian took Boyle’s place in the lineup during the fourth quarter of the Jets’ Week 13 loss to the Falcons. He didn’t fare any better than Boyle, so Saleh is now going back to Wilson as his team’s season circles the drain. Wilson was reportedly reluctant to retake the starting gig after being benched, but it’s hard for him to justify turning down a starting job at this point in his career. Per usual, the Jets’ offense will struggle to put up points, crippling the output of Breece Hall and Garrett Wilson versus Houston.
  • MIN Quarterback #15
    Vikings head coach Kevin O’Connell had talked about making a quarterback switch during the team’s bye week following Dobbs’ four-interception Week 12 meltdown against the Bears. While it’s a good matchup for Dobbs, fantasy managers should expect the Vikings to have a quick hook if Dobbs struggled early against Vegas. Luckily for Dobbs, all-world WR Justin Jefferson is expected to return from his hamstring injury against the Raiders. It’s unclear if Nick Mullens or Jaren Hall will serve as Dobbs’ backup.


USGA: What years of research, numbers told us
Thomas Pagel, Chief Governance Officer for the USGA, joins Golf Today to review how "exhaustive" and "thorough" the process has been over the last three years for the golf-ball rollback that's set to begin in 2028.

NBC Sports Podcasts

Premier League

Will Manchester City complete its quest for an unprecedented fourth-straight title?
Fulham battered Nottingham Forest 5-0 at Craven Cottage as Alex Iwobi and Jimenez both scored twice.
Alex Iwobi doubles his scoring tally to give Fulham a comfortable 4-0 lead against Nottingham Forest in the second half at Craven Cottage.
Cole Palmer places his shot into the corner of Andre Onana’s goal to make it 1-1 late in the first half against Manchester United at Old Trafford.


League sent memo to all teams on 9/13/23 regarding non-player conduct during games.
The Patriots will officially be without some of their top players for Thursday’s game against the Steelers.
The Cowboys are coming off a mini-bye, having played back-to-back Thursday games.
Lions linebacker Alex Anzalone could be back in the team’s lineup this week.


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Lawrence Jackson breaks down why Rashee Rice and Zay Flowers will continue to lead their teams’ wide receiver rooms in Week 14.
Matthew Berry, Jay Croucher and Connor Rogers look at who they love and and hate fantasy wise in the highly-anticipated divisional clash between the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday Night Football.
Zachary Krueger breaks down meaningful snap shares from Week 13 of the NFL season.


The highest-ranked of the final four for the In-Season Tournament is the Bucks at No. 4.
Nothing will bet formally discussed until after the new television deal is in place, but it’s coming.
Oubre called the “conspiracy theorists” around his being struck by car “inconsiderate and insensitive.”
The Suns turned the ball over 22 times and gave up 21 offensive rebounds, which cost them the game.

College Football

Tyler Shough was sidelined for six games early last season with a shoulder injury before returning to start five of seven contests
“It is my job and my responsibility to help move the legacy forward,” Derek Mason said.
Bronco Mendenhall compiled a 135-81 record over 17 seasons at BYU and Virginia and was 7-7 in bowl games before he stepped away from coaching following the 2021 season.

College Basketball

Vaughn Dalzell breaks down his two best bets on the College Basketball slate, featuring Rutgers at Wake Forest, and Vermont taking on Northeastern.
The Hoosiers got a big effort from their bench as Indiana held on to defeat Michigan on the road in Ann Arbor.
The Badgers outrebounded the Spartans by 13 as No. 23 Wisconsin beat Michigan State in East Lansing.
Indiana women’s basketball forward Mackenzie Holmes reflects on her development through a sterling collegiate career and the Hoosiers’ mindset coming off a disappointing end to their 2022-23 season.


Shohei Ohtani, Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Cody Bellinger, and Blake Snell highlight this year’s class of free agents.
Matthew Pouliot offers rankings and writeups of MLB’s top 111 free agents, from Shohei to Shelby.
Yadier Molina was a 10-time All-Star and nine-time Gold Glove winner who played all 2,224 games of his career for St. Louis.
Senior MLB insider Jeff Passan joins Dan Patrick to talk about Shohei Ohtani’s free agency talks and how the MLB is missing an opportunity to gain popularity through his negotiations.

Motor Sports

Luke Lambert will move from Legacy Motor Club to Spire Motorsports.
The 58,000-square-foot facility sits behind the NASCAR R&D Center.
Check out the most notable occurrences at pit road during the 2023 NASCAR season.
Kyle Larson has two Championship 4 appearances and one title in the last three Cup seasons.


Between quarterback injuries, uncertain weather and more, Jay Croucher and Drew Dinsick aren’t totally sure what to make of Jaguars-Browns.
The Buccaneers’ strengths and weaknesses line up well in their matchup with the Falcons to the point that Tampa Bay could be a solid underdog bet.
Bet the EDGE Talks Packers’ Offense Surging and Chiefs’ Offense Struggling


You might have seen those little rectangular boxes on the back of players’ belts in the Bahamas.
The four men’s major champions this year discussed the shots that helped them etch into history.
The PGA Tour’s alignment options are laid out, but all of them come with benefits and risk.
The senior writers discuss Tiger Woods’ future and what a golf-ball rollback means for both professionals and amateurs.
The Masters champ and The Players champ lead the way for POY candidates.
Tiger Woods gave glimpses that his game, if not his body, could withstand his desired four- to six-event schedule next year.

Brother From Another

Jeff Johnson shares why he thinks the NBA’s In-Season Tournament is better than the NCAA’s March Madness -- and Michael Holley tells him why he vehemently disagrees.
NFL star Austin Ekeler talks about the work he is doing with FedEx to help HBCUs with the scholarship opportunities.
Chargers running back Austin Ekeler joins Brother From Another to talk about the contract situations for running backs and what he is fighting for in terms of fair value.
Austin Ekeler talks about the controversial “tush push” and why it belongs in the NFL.

Local coverage

There’s plenty Boston can clean up despite its impressive record.
Eagles right tackle Lane Johnson has been nominated for the prestigious Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year Award.
According to a report, Chicago’s optimism in their pursuit of Shohei Ohtani has “significantly waned,” leading them to likely focus on other free agents this winter.
“I think of Lester like a brother, so anything he needs, he can always call.”


The Belmont is heading to Saratoga for the first time, and pending approval, will be run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles.
Liverpool beat struggling Sheffield United 2-0 at Bramall Lane on Wednesday as Jurgen Klopp’s side stay in touch with Premier League leaders Arsenal.
Crystal Palace trail Bournemouth at Selhurst Park as the pressure continues to build on Roy Hodgson.
Scott McTominay and Cole Palmer have traded goals at Old Trafford, as Chelsea’s come back to restore level terms with Manchester United.
Giants tight end Darren Waller has not played since late October due to a hamstring injury.