Cowboys RB Elliott denied injunction by judge

10:42 PM ET Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott lost his attempt to block his six-game suspension Monday when U.S. District Judge Katherine Polk Failla denied a request for a preliminary injunction after hearing arguments from the NFL and NFLPA. Judge Failla, in her ruling, stayed the decision for 24 hours to

Unsung hero for each Top 25 team

3:00 AM ET We know the star names, but which players, coaches and position units are not getting their fair share of the credit? Here are the unsung heroes for each Top 25 team: This defensive line hasn't been the most disruptive under coach Nick Saban, but Payne has been one of

Why Michigan State should be No. 1: Shooters, defenders and Bridges

8:47 AM ET John GasawayESPN Insider Close ESPN Insider college basketball contributor First began covering college hoops in 2004 Has written for Basketball Prospectus and the Wall Street Journal On Wednesday, ESPN.com will roll out its preseason Power Rankings. Next week, the first AP poll of the season will be unveiled. A case can be made