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Step 1 - REGISTRATIONTo enter, log-in to your ESPN.com account or create a new account on ESPN.com if you havent created one yet. After creating an account, you are ready to play College Pickem. A valid ESPN member name and password will be used as an identifier to sign in to game play, and to keep track of your entrys score and standing. If you are already a registered ESPN account holder, you do not need to go through the account creation process.Step 2 - GAME SETTINGS?After you have signed in, you will be prompted with a Play Now for Free button. After you click on the button you will be automatically redirected to the Entry Settings page where you will be asked to name your entry and decide whether you would like email reminders.Name your entry - Use the text box to determine how your entry will be displayed in the game.Scoring system - Use the radio buttons to select whether youd like to pick Straight scoring or using Confidence scoring.Email Reminders - Use the radio buttons to select whether or not youd like to receive email reminders pertaining to game locks and game rules.Once you have completed your game settings click on the Continue button.Step 3 - MAKING YOUR SELECTIONSTo select the team you think will win, click on the [empty] checkbox next to the team name.All entries will use a ROLLING LOCK, meaning each game locks individually when it kicks off. ?This allows you to pick any game that hasnt yet started, even if that weeks games are already underway.You will not be able to re-assign a confidence value that was previously assigned to a game that is already underway. ?The game will typically have the earliest games assigned lower confidence values by default to allow late users to still compete for prizes.Selections submitted after the deadlines are considered invalid. Sponsors computer is the official time keeping device for this game.?If you are playing the confidence game mode, once youve made all of your picks, you can reorder your confidence values by selecting the move button and then selecting here in the corresponding place where youd like to move that selection. ?For example, if you move a pick from the 9 points of confidence to 1 point of confidence, the pick that was previously 1 will move down to 2, 2 will move down to 3, etc.Step 4 - Scoring & PrizesConfidence Scoring and PrizesFor the Confidence game mode, you are challenged to assign a confidence value to each game in addition to selecting which team will win. ?The HIGHER THE CONFIDENCE VALUE, the MORE POINTS YOU WILL EARN if you selected the winning team. ?For purposes of this game, 10 is the maximum confidence value each week.The entry that earns the most points EACH WEEK (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the confidence weekly prize(s).The entry that earns the most points THIS SEASON (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the confidence overall prize.The entry that earns the 2nd most points THIS SEASON (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the confidence?runner-up prize.Straight Scoring and PrizesFor the Straight game mode, you are challenged to select which team will win each game. ?Each game is worth 1 point.The entry that earns the most points EACH WEEK (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the straight weekly prize.The entry that earns the most points THIS SEASON (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the straight overall prize.The entry that earns the 2nd most points THIS SEASON (and wins any tiebreakers) will win the straight runner-up prize.Accumulating PointsYou receive the amount of confidence points that you assigned to each game for which the winning team was correctly selected. You do not receive or lose points for incorrect picks. You will accumulate points from the date of your first winning pick. You may begin playing after the start of the promotion but you will not receive any points for the games you have missed. In the event that a scheduled college football game listed does not occur as scheduled (e.g., a game is cancelled, postponed, etc.) no points will be awarded to any entrant.Entrants are allowed (but not required) to submit a predicted score for the tiebreaker game of each week as indicated as such in the selection area. This prediction is used for weekly tiebreaker purposes only. Ties will be broken in accordance with the tie-breaker procedure contained in the official rules.Your season-to-date point total is displayed on the frontpage, entry page, group pages (if youre in a group) and on the bottom of the leaderboard page (unless youre already in the Top 50!). Overall leaders will be displayed on the leaderboard each Monday morning. There are 14 weeks in the game, with 10 games each week.Step 5 - Creating or Joining A GroupYou have the option to group yourself with friends, co-workers, or completely random fans by joining or creating a group in the Group Directory. Within each group, your entry will be automatically ranked. Most of the groups in ESPNs College Pickem are public and can be joined at any time. If you want to play with a specific group of people you know, create a private group and make it only accessible to those whom you have given the group password. The creator of a group sets the groups name, motto, password (only if private). Groups can have an unlimited number of members and you can move your entry freely from one group to the next. All of this is easily found on the Group Directory page. There is no prize awarded for being the top entrant in your group. [url=http://www.wholesaledolphinsjerseys.com/...-queiroz-neto-jersey]Durval Queiroz Neto Jersey[/url] . 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Nelson Cruzs deep fly ball was tracked down at the wall.The Seattle Mariners opened the biggest home series of the season with a handful of near misses that now have them three games behind in the AL wild-card chase.We will get after it, hopefully get a few more hits and see what we can do there, Seattle manager Scott Servais said. We know whats ahead of us, and we arent going to back away from it.Marco Estrada took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Edwin Encarnacion hit his 41st home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Mariners 3-2 on Monday night in the opener of a critical three-game series.Estrada (9-9) had allowed only two walks before Cano led off the seventh with a line drive up the middle on a 2-1 pitch. Cano and Cruz walked in the fourth -- an inning that ended when Kevin Pillar made a sliding catch to rob Seager of a run-scoring hit -- but Estrada otherwise kept the Mariners off the bases.The Blue Jays pulled even with Baltimore for the first wild-card spot. Both teams are 2 1/2 games clear of Detroit and three ahead of Seattle and Houston.Estrada was pulled after walking Leonys Martin leading off the eighth inning, leaving to a standing ovation from the huge Blue Jays contingent that made its way down to Seattle from British Columbia. He struck out eight and walked three before being replaced by Jason Grilli.Thats when the Mariners attempted rally started.Pinch-hitter Ben Gamel walked to put two runners on with no outs, and Seth Smith walked on a nine-pitch at-bat with two outs to load the bases for Cano. Closer Roberto Osuna entered and got Cano to line out to the warning track in right field where Ezequiel Carrera was playing.I didnt think it had a chance because it was a line drive and I know they was playing no doubles, Cano said. I was hoping it would fall in.Seattle had another glimmer in the ninth when Martin hit aa two-out, two-run homer in the ninth off Osuna, but Gamel struck out looking to cap Osunas 34th save.ddddddddddddWe had some good at-bats, couldnt get a lot of breaks. It happens, Servais said.Encarnacions two-run homer off starter Taijuan Walker (6-11) came with two outs in the third on an 0-1 pitch that was left up in the strike zone. Pillar added a two-out RBI single in the fourth inning after Troy Tulowitzki led off with a double.Walker, who has dealt with a foot issue for most of the second-half of the season, took a line drive from Encarnacion off his right biceps in the first inning but remained in the game. He allowed five hits and struck out six in 5 1/3 innings.I was kind of amped up a little bit. Everything just felt just a little bit off, Walker said. It wasnt my best but I felt like it was a big test. I kind of just stayed within myself and try to make pitches and get outs.NEAR NO-NOSEstrada has never completed a no-hitter, but hes been close. He lost a no-hit bid in the eighth inning against Boston on June 5, and also pitched hitless ball into the eighth inning in consecutive starts in June 2015.DONALDSON TOSSEDTorontos Josh Donaldson was ejected in the seventh inning arguing with plate umpire Chris Conroy after being called out on strikes. Donaldson was already upset about a check-swing Conroy called a strike earlier in the at-bat and flipped at being called out on a fastball on the outside corner. Donaldson immediately got in Conroys face and was quickly tossed.UP NEXTBlue Jays: LHP J.A. Happ (19-4) goes for his 20th win. Happ would join Bostons Rick Porcello as the only two pitchers in baseball with 20 wins this season. Happ has won 13 of his last 14 decisions.Mariners: RHP Hisashi Iwakuma (16-11) looks for his third straight victory. Iwakuma allowed just one run in 6 1/3 innings in his last start against the Angels. ' ' ' 
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