BOULDER, CO – NOVEMBER 03: A general view of the stadium as the Stanford Cardinal face the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on November 3, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. The Cardinal defeated the Buffaloes 48-0. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)Week 11 is here.The eleventh week of the 2018 college football season features several notable contests, including some that have people thinking “upset.”A couple of ESPN analysts have unveiled a major Week 11 upset pick.The pick: Colorado over No. 8 Washington State.ESPN’s Edward Aschoff and David M. Hale are both predicting Colorado to topple Washington State this weekend. This would all-but eliminate the Pac-12 from College Football Playoff contention.Colorado and Washington State are set to kick off at 3:30 p.m. E.T.The game will be on ESPN.You can view ESPN’s full picks here.
TORONTO — Fresh moves by the European Central Bank on its stimulus plans left traders feeling underwhelmed and helped pull down North American stock markets.Toronto’s S&P/TSX index closed the session down 139.15 points at 13,324.67.The ECB announced a cut in one of its key interest rates as part of an attempt to stimulate lending, but the decision appeared to be widely received as disappointing.The announcement caused the euro to jump three per cent against the dollar — a large move.On Wall Street, the Dow Jones plunged 252.01 points at 17,477.67, the broader S&P 500 index declined 29.89 points to 2,049.62 and the Nasdaq lost 85.70 points to 5,037.53.In commodities, the February gold contract rose $7.40 to US$1,061.20 an ounce, the January crude contract was up $1.14 at US$41.08 per barrel and the January contract for natural gas was ahead 1.6 cents at US$2.18.The Canadian dollar was up 0.06 of a cent at 74.97 cents U.S.