Coming up from the USA TODAY Network: NFL Week 4 recap, MLB power rankings, ‘Dancing with the Stars’ buzz

Today: Monday, Oct. 2

Vote on the “Coaches Call of the Week,” via our Sports section: We highlight four notable calls from NCAA football coaches and invite you to vote for the best one. 8 a.m. ET

MLB Power Rankings, via our Sports section: The regular season is in the books for Major League Baseball. Find out which teams rank highest heading into the postseason. Noon ET

Sep 26, 2017; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Diamondbacks right fielder J.D. Martinez (28) celebrates after hitting a grand slam home run against the San Francisco Giants in the second inning at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports (Photo: Matt Kartozian, Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports)

Pro football recap, via Facebook Live: Columnist Jarrett Bell talks about the biggest moments from National Football League’s Sunday action with host Trysta Krick. Afternoon

Dancing with the Stars buzz, via our Life section: Which celebrities are leading the pack on Dancing With the Stars? We recap all of the key performances. 11 p.m. ET


A shark and an eagle are among the Season 25 cast of ‘Dancing with the Stars.’ USA TODAY

The rest of the week

Tuesday, Oct. 3 

Cast your vote for our NFL Power Rankings, via our Sports section: Our football experts rank the NFL teams from 1-32 every Tuesday, and now we want you to do the same. Check out their rankings, then submit your own and compare! 10 a.m. ET

Our take on Dan Brown’s latest novel, via our Life section: Author Dan Brown’s Robert Langdon returns in Origin. Dive back into the world of The Da Vinci Code and see what we thought of the fifth installment in the series. Noon ET

Walk the red carpet at the Blade Runner 2049 premiere, via Instagram: A look at the stars on the red carpet before the premiere of the new sci-fi thriller. Evening

Ryan Gosling stars as Officer K in ‘Blade Runner 2049.’ (Photo: Stephen Vaughan)

Wednesday, Oct. 4

See our NCAA Bowl predictions, via our Sports section: USA TODAY Sports’ Erick Smith projects the match-ups for every NCAA football bowl game. Noon ET

Get fantasy football advice,  via our Sports section:USA TODAY Sports reporter Lorenzo Reyes hosts his weekly video giving us insight on some of the smartest bets to make in this weekend’s slate of NFL games. 6 p.m. ET

Thursday Oct. 5

Our picks for NFL Week 5, via our Sports section: The USA TODAY Sports NFL staff makes their predictions for next week’s games. Noon ET 

Fantasy football preview, via our Sports section: Our NFL experts give tips on optimal fantasy football line-ups. 3 p.m. ET

Friday, Oct. 6

All things Bruce Springsteen, via our Fan Theory Podcast: The Boss on Broadway and his birthday just passed, so we are talking about the New Jersey native, his biggest hits and his new show. 9 a.m. ET

Bruce Springsteen waves to fans after Tribeca Talks: Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks. (Photo: Kevin Mazur, Gettty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)

Hear how the new Blade Runner sequel stacks up, via The Mothership podcast:The replicants are back. We take a look at Blade Runner 2049, how it compares to the original. 5 p.m. ET

Saturday, Oct. 7

The latest gadgets and more, via our Talking Tech newsletter: USA TODAY’s Jefferson Graham and his tech team colleagues offer a guide to the biggest trends in tech and explain what they mean for you.  6 a.m. ET

Sunday, Oct. 8

See the results of the Amway Coaches Poll, via our Sports section:Find out who made a move in the Top 25 Amway Coaches Poll after another weekend of mayhem on the gridiron. 12:30 p.m. ET

Catch up on weekend news, via our fact-packed Biggest News You Missed roundup: We give you updates so you can start the week feeling informed. 5 p.m. ET

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