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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. Corey Davis Titans Jersey . -- Nick Saban doesnt want to hear that maybe Alabama can lose in the Southeastern Conference championship game and still get into the playoffs.Its a distinct possibility for the top-ranked Crimson Tide going into Saturdays game against No. 15 Florida, but one they dont want to test. A team thats won 24 consecutive games and beaten 16 straight SEC opponents doesnt go into any game accepting losing.You all want to put everything on the playoffs, man, Saban told reporters Monday, his voice rising. Thats all you care about. You dont care about bowl games, you dont care about any teams in the country that arent in the playoffs. I dont know. If we dont win this game, maybe we throw a stink bomb out there, maybe we dont get in the playoffs.I dont know. You guys have all the answers to that, but I dont. All I know is that if we play and we play well, we control our own destiny in terms of what we do. So Id really rather not have any more questions about `Is it OK to lose this game? Its never OK to lose a game.The Tide (12-0) isnt expected to lose this one, either. Alabama is a 24-1/2-point favorite over the Gators (8-3), who won their second straight SEC East title.Perfection is hard to attain in the SEC, even in a down year for the league. Saban has brought four national championships to Tuscaloosa but only one unbeaten team, 14-0 in 2009. He has won his last eight national or SEC championship games, but did lose in the playoff semifinals two years ago.Alabama is riding the third-longest winning streak in both Alabama and SEC history, prevailing by an average of 24.8 points per game. The Tide won 28 straight games twice, from 1978-80 and 1991-93.Anybody who says that you can afford to lose a game doesnt know what its like to play sports, tailback Damien Harris said after Saturdays 30-12 win over Auburn.Every other national contender -- from Ohio State to Clemson and Washington, Michigan and Wisconsin -- has lost at least once. Conference championships are among the criteria the selection committee is instructed to emphasize.Before the playoffs, this was essentially a semifinal game in 2008 and 2009 when Florida and Alabama split a pair of 1 versus 2 matchups. The winner went on to win a national title.I think ultimately it was the national semifinal, said Gators coach Jim McElwain, a former Tide offensive coordinator.This one might not be a must-win game for Alabama, which is seeking its fifth SEC championship under Saban. Every Tide game these days has that feel, though.Alabama has won its last three games by a combined 112-18 or allowed a touchdown in more than 13 quarters. It is clearly the strongest resume nationally -- so far.Guard Ross Pierschbacher worked hard not to brag when asked if Alabama would need to contribute some mistakes to the opponent to lose a game.I think we have the mind-set that we can only beat ourselves, Pierschbacher said. Ill just leave it at that.The most emphatic way for the Tide to prove its playoff worthiness is to beat Florida. Otherwise, Alabama must endure the wait-and-see mode like other hopefuls.You dont want your season to have to come down to a committee choosing your stakes, tight end O.J. Howard said. Weve just got to take care of business ourselves on the field and we control our own destiny.NOTE: Left tackle Cam Robinson is the SEC offensive lineman of the week. ... Starting cornerback Marlon Humphrey is nursing a right leg injury. Were going to take it easy with him for a day at least for a little while and see how it goes, Saban said. Were hopeful that hell be able to practice some later in the week and be OK for the game.---More AP college football: www.collegefootball.ap.org and https://twitter.com/AP-Top25 ;Corey Davis Youth Jersey . Rinne played two periods in his first game since left hip surgery in early May. Gabriel Bourque scored 3:07 into the second period and Austin Watson tallied 5:15 later for Nashville. Taywan Taylor Womens Jersey . Spiller left Week 3s 27-20 loss to the New York Jets with a thigh injury, but fully practiced with the team all week and expects to be ready to go on Sunday. http:///...oree-Jackson-Jersey/ . It just didnt show when he hit the ice. Berra made 42 saves and Kris Russell scored at 1:32 of overtime, lifting the Calgary Flames to a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night.So, the World T20 is over. But do not fear, there are more T20 fireworks in store with the start of the 2016 Indian Premier League on Saturday. Not only that, but many of the six-hitting and wicket-taking superstars of the World T20 are sticking around in India for the IPL, including the winners…CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSGet ready for more dancing for one, but also more carefree calypso cricket, with no less than six of West Indies World T20 winning squad playing in the IPL. IPL live on Sky Get the full IPL experience with Sky Sports England - and more specifically, Ben Stokes - destroyer in the final, Carlos Brathwaite, will be trying to add to those four-straight sixes off Stokes final over when he trots out for the Delhi Daredevils.Then, of course, there is the superstar attraction that is Chris Gayle, competing again for Royal Challengers Bangalore in front of his adoring home fans - the same ones who booed the West Indies when an injured Gayle didnt come out to bat in their win over Sri Lanka at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium. Carlos Brathwaite will have a lot more attention after his World T20 final exploits Gayle is joined in Bangalore by leg-spinner Samuel Badree following his impressive tournament - taking nine wickets at 13.77 and an impeccable economy of 5.39 - while death-bowling specialist and chief Champion, Dwayne Bravo, is with the newly-formed Gujarat Lions due to the two-year suspension of his former team, Chennai Super Kings, and the Rajasthan Royals. Get ready to see much more of this from Dwayne Bravo (Left) and Chris Gayle (Right) at the IPL Stars from the semi-final win over India, Lendl Simmons and Andre Russell, complete the Caribbean line-up, remaining with their respective 2015 teams, Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders.ENGLISH INTERESTJos Buttler is the main draw, competing in the IPL for the very first time, for Mumbai, and coming into the tournament with some sensational form under his belt too. He cracked 191 runs at the World T20 - including 12 sixes - averaging 47.75, with a strike rate of 159.16. He also hit a 73-ball ODI hundred against South Africa and an England record-fastest 46 ball ton against Pakistan this winter. Jos Buttler gets his first taste of the IPL with Mumbai Indians His international skipper Eoin Morgan returns for another IPL stint with Sunrisers Hyderabad, although his feast-or-famine form is currently firmly stuck in famine territory after only managing 66 runs in six World T20 innings for England. Jonnu Smith Youth Jersey. But as weve seen before, he can quickly rediscover his touch as quickly as he can lose it.The only other English interest surprisingly comes in the form of Sam Billings, with the Kent wicket-keeper batsman earning his first taste of the IPL after being picked up by Delhi.HOME NATION HEROES Virat Kohli averaged over 100 for India at the World T20 There is plenty of Indian representation as always in the IPL, but few truly starred at the World T20. Virat Kohli certainly was one of them though, the Royal Challengers batsman was arguably the player of the tournament, with his 273 runs - at an astonishing average of 136.50 - leading the way (if you discount the early rounds with the associate nations).Indian skipper MS Dhoni didnt quite dazzle like he can do on the world stage, but still makes for an intriguing watch with new franchise Rising Pune Supergiants, who also boast the services of Kevin Pietersen, while the seemingly ageless Ashish Nehra - who previously played with Dhoni in Chennai - joins Sunrisers off the back of an impressive World T20. He took only five wickets in the tournament, but bowling often in the powerplay overs, went for only 5.94 runs an over.OTHER STAR NAMES Shane Watson stays in India after playing his final game for Australia at the World T20 Shane Watson is now done with international cricket, bowing out after a terrific all-round World T20 tournament where he averaged 48.00 with the bat, and took five wickets at 20.60 with the ball. But he carries on in the IPL, playing with the Royal Challengers for the first time.Re-joining the Daredevils is Quinton de Kock who continued his fine form at the World T20 while others in the South Africa side struggled. He smacked 52 off 24 balls against England, in an incredible game that theyd ultimately lose despite scoring 229. Bangladeshs Mustafizur Rahman was a standout performer at the World T20 Following on from his nine wickets in three World T20 outings for Bangladesh, Mustafizur Rahman - who joins up with Sussex in the T20 Blast later this summer - first has a spell with Sunrisers, while international team-mate Shakib Al Hasan is back with the Knight Riders.Sky Sports is the only place you can watch all the action from the 2016 IPL, starting on Saturday as Jos Buttlers Mumbai Indians meet Kevin Pietersen and the Rising Pune Supergiants live on Sky Sports 3 from 3pm. Also See: How to watch IPL Live cricket on Sky Get Sky Sports Buttler joins Mumbai Indians Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' '
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