ESPN Computer Updates Big 12 Champion Prediction After Week 6

first_img Texas comes in at second with 10.1-percent, while 5-0 Baylor has a 8.5-percent chance. Iowa State is the only other Big 12 team with a greater than 1-percent chance at 4.4-percent.TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State were given slim but slightly-above-zero chances of winning the title.West Virginia, Kansas, and Kansas State were all given a zero-percent chance of winning the Big 12.[Related Article: ESPN Predicts When Undefeated Top 25 Teams Will Lose First Game]But there can be no doubt that these numbers may change in a huge way depending on the results on this weekend’s games. Oklahoma-Texas, Texas Tech-Baylor, and Iowa State-West Virginia could all have a big impact on the numbers. A closeup of a football pylon with Oklahoma's logo on it.NORMAN, OK – SEPTEMBER 29: An end zone pylon during the Baylor Bears vs. Oklahoma Sooners game at Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium on September 29, 2018 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oklahoma defeated Baylor 66-33. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***Saturday’s Red River Showdown between Oklahoma and Texas could very well be a Big 12 Championship Game preview. The two teams are a combined 9-1 overall and 4-0 in the Big 12.But there are a few other teams – namely Baylor and Iowa State – that have been making a push in the Big 12 as well. Baylor is currently undefeated while Iowa State can conceivably make a run in conference play.With Week 6 in the books, ESPN’s Football Power Index (FPI) computer model has updated its Big 12 champion prediction.The computer model gives the Oklahoma Sooners a resounding 75.6-percent chance of winning the Big 12 title. Only Clemson was given a bigger chance to win its respective conference.With such a huge margin for Oklahoma, there’s very little difference in odds between the other contenders.last_img read more

PSG fined over offensive Neymar banner

first_imgParis Saint-Germain have been fined €2,000 after their fans aimed an offensive banner at Neymar during their Ligue 1 win over Nimes.Neymar, 27, was targeted by fans during the 3-0 victory at Parc des Princes on August 11 amid growing speculation he wants to leave PSG.One banner urged the Brazil forward to leave the Ligue 1 champions, while another expressed dissatisfaction with his behaviour. Article continues below Editors’ Picks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Ox-rated! Dream night in Genk for Liverpool ace after injury nightmare Messi a man for all Champions League seasons – but will this really be Barcelona’s? Are Chelsea this season’s Ajax? Super-subs Batshuayi & Pulisic show Blues can dare to dream Chants of “Son of a bitch” also rang out in the stands among home fans incensed at the failure of the player to commit his future to the club this summer..The Ligue de Football Professionnel (LFP) Disciplinary Committee announced sanctions on Wednesday, handing PSG a fine.”Behaviour of the supporters of Paris Saint-Germain: use of pyrotechnic devices and deployment of an offensive banner,” part of a statement read.”€2,000 fine for Paris Saint-Germain.”Neymar is yet to play for PSG this season amid reports he will return to Barcelona or join LaLiga giants Real Madrid.The saga is seemingly no closer to ending despite the transfer window closing on September 2.Neymar has scored 51 goals in 58 games since joining PSG in a world-record €222 million move two years ago.But he is yet to appear in the 2019-20 campaign after suffering an injury during Brazil’s preparations for the Copa America in June, as PSG kicked off their Ligue 1 defence with mixed fortunes. That 3-0 defeat of Nimes was followed by a humbling reverse at the hands of Rennes, who upset the champions 2-1 on Sunday.last_img read more