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Boise State faces a must-win situation in order to keep its Mountain West title hopes alive. Joe Crede Jersey .One of the pesky problems is that Air Force is the opponent.The No. 20 Broncos have experienced issues with the Falcons while losing each of the past two seasons. They badly need a victory this time around when they play on the Air Force Academy grounds on Friday (3:30 p.m. ET, CBS Sports Network).Boise State (10-1, 6-1) is tied for first place in the Mountain Division with Wyoming and that also rates as an issue. The Cowboys defeated the Broncos earlier this season and control their own destiny.Even if Boise State defeats the Falcons, Wyoming will claim the title if it upends New Mexico on Saturday.And if the Broncos dont reach the Mountain West title game, they are no longer in the running for a possible Cotton Bowl berth.This is a big game for us, theres no doubt about it, Boise State coach Bryan Harsin said during a press conference. Its the last game of the year and its against a team we havent beat the last two seasons.And make no bones about it ... we want to win this game.Air Force (8-3, 4-3) enters on a four-game winning streak and is brimming with confidence when it comes to facing the Broncos.Two seasons ago, the Falcons forced seven Boise State turnovers while producing a 28-14 victory. Standout strong safety Weston Steelhammer intercepted three passes to tie the school single-game record.Last season, Air Force rolled up 607 yards -- including a stunning 279 passing for the run-oriented team -- while posting a 37-30 victory in Boise.Who knows what will happen in this meeting but the Falcons are averaging 38 points during their four-game winning streak -- and had to overcome double-digit deficits in three of the games.Our strongest muscle is the one thats inside of our chest cavity, coach Troy Calhoun said, and thats what we rely upon is the heart and soul and character of our guys.Nobody personifies the Air Force mentality more than Steelhammer, who had two interceptions in Saturdays 41-38 victory over San Jose State.Steelhammer decided to attend Air Force when his only college scholarship offers were from McNeese State and Central Arkansas. He has gone on to stamp himself as one of the top defensive players in school history.Steelhammer has six interceptions this season and 17 in his career, the latter tying Tom Rotello (1983-86) for the school mark.Many of them have been pretty splendid grabs, too, Calhoun said. You look over the course of his career, I bet eight or nine of those have been where he really had to leave his feet to get. Thats hard to do.Steelhammer has a team-leading 71 tackles for a unit that ranks 19th in rushing defense at 121.1 yards per game.Boise State junior running back Jeremy McNichols will test the Falcons as he ranks third nationally with 1,575 yards while leading the country with 26 total touchdowns (22 rushing, four receiving).McNichols rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns in last Fridays 42-25 win over UNLV and he ranks seventh in school history with 3,071 career rushing yards.He was passed over as a Doak Walker Award finalist on Monday, and that didnt sit well with Harsin.Hes one of the best backs in the country, Harsin said. Hes the most productive player. Hes put up touchdowns more than anybody else.I dont know what else from an offensive standpoint a guy can do to not have his name thrown in there with all those other backs.McNichols is carrying the Boise State offense as the attack has become more dependent on him and less on sophomore quarterback Brett Rypien.Rypien passed for just 109 yards against UNLV but has thrown for 3,025 yards and 22 touchdowns on the season.The Broncos defense will be down two starting linebackers. Senior strong-side linebacker Tanner Vallejo will undergo season-ending wrist surgery and junior middle linebacker Joe Martarano is surely done for the campaign after breaking his left fibula against UNLV.Senior middle linebacker Darren Lee will be counted on after stepping up with a career-best 11 tackles against UNLV. Lee has 56 tackles on the season -- including 6 1/2 for losses.Air Force averages 323.5 rushing yards per game with its triple-option offense and sophomore quarterback Arion Worthman will make his fourth consecutive start in place of injured senior Nate Romine (ankle).Worthman threw the winning 22-yard touchdown pass to senior receiver Jalen Robinette (team-leading 30 catches for 790 yards) with 32 seconds left against San Jose State and rushed for 215 yards and two scores.The rushing yardage was the fifth-best for a quarterback in Falcons history. Carlton Fisk Jersey . LOUIS -- Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says hes recovered from a foot injury and ready to be put on St. Luke Appling Jersey . Wilson hit Schenn from behind during Tuesday nights game in Philadelphia, earning a five-minute major for charging and a game misconduct. He has a phone hearing with the department of player safety, which limits any potential suspension to five or fewer games. http://www.cheapwhitesoxjerseys.com/?tag=cheap-nellie-fox-jersey . The 25-year-old Japanese star has officially been posted by his club team, the Rakuten Golden Eagles. LeBron James began promoting Kyrie Irving as a future Most Valuable Player candidate last season. To hear James talk now, the future might be arriving sooner than expected. Asked if Irving is a viable MVP candidate this season when the race appears to be wide open, James responded, Why not?I think the skys the limit for the kid, hes only (24) years old, James said. He hasnt even gotten to his prime yet.As the Cavaliers prepare to host the Houston Rockets on Tuesday, its far too early to draw any conclusions. Irving, however, appears poised to lead the Cavs in scoring this season after he led them throughout most of the postseason until James overtook him with his magnificent close to the Finals.Why is that significant? James has led his team in scoring every year since entering the league. James was named the Eastern Conference Player of the Week on Monday despite Irving leading the Cavs in scoring through the first three games.He doesnt have any weaknesses, especially offensively, James said of Irving. Hes been great so far. If guys take away his driving lanes, hes able to create off the dribble, make pull-up jumpers. He can shoot the 3-ball too, so, he doesnt have any weaknesses offensively so it doesnt matter.Its a good time to be a Cleveland sports fan. While the Cavaliers are the defending champions with two MVP candidates this season in James and Irving, the NBA agreed to move up the start of Tuesdays game to 6 p.m. EDT to minimize the conflict with the Cleveland Indians hosting Game 6 of the World Series.The Indians have the opportunity to close out the Chicago Cubs and give Cleveland its second championship in less than five months -- and the Cavs players want to be there to see it. They have already attended home playofff games in each of the first three rounds as a team and Irving said the players intend to walk across the plaza following their game Tuesday to watch the final innings of baseball at Progressive Field. Bill Melton Jersey. Itll be an experience of a lifetime, Irving said. Game 6 of the World Series, hoo, thats big time. Im excited for them. I know the city is. Im happy our game got moved up. I dont mind moving it for the World Series at all. Itll be an exciting time. Hopefully we can get a suite and we can walk over there as a team and watch our home team go for a championship as well.The Rockets picked up options for the 2017-18 season on both Clint Capela and Sam Dekker on Monday. The team declined the option on guard Tyler Ennis, rendering him an unrestricted free agent after the season. The option exercised was for Capelas fourth season and Dekkers third.Houston has enjoyed success in recent years against Cleveland, winning each of the last four meetings at Quicken Loans Arena and seven of the last eight overall. James Harden is adjusting well to his role as point guard. Harden is one of three players in the league averaging at least 20 points and 10 assists. The other two, James and Russell Westbrook, were named players of the week.Rockets sharpshooter Ryan Anderson is off to a slow start from the 3-point line in his first season in Houston. Anderson is 3 of 10 from deep, although he is aware teams will be targeting him on the perimeter.Certain teams ... are going to try to eliminate my 3-point shot, he told the Houston Chronicle. I have to be super active. Just try to get myself going and my team going. Cheap NFL JerseysCheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From ChinaCheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys' ' '