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FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher is done for the season after re-injuring his right groin. Bosher was activated from injured reserve on Monday and expected to play for the first time since Week 4 when the Falcons (3-9) host the Carolina Panthers (5-7). But he returned to the injury report …

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1. Cincinnati Bengals — Chase Young, DE, Ohio State 2019 season stats: 16.5 sacks, 38 total tackles, 7 forced fumbles The question on everyone’s mind: Do the Bengals —or whoever ends up with the first overall pick — draft Ohio-born quarterback Joe Burrow, the Heisman frontrunner who’s starred this year at LSU, or an utterly …

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs will head into arguably their biggest game of the season Sunday in New England with the very real possibility that their leading rusher could be a running back that joined the team just a few days ago. Not that it seems to make much difference for …

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A date with the reeling New Jersey Devils on Friday was enough to get the Chicago Blackhawks out of sole possession of last place in the Central Division. The Predators will hope the Devils can provide a similar remedy Saturday, when Nashville hosts New Jersey. The Devils will be completing a back-to-back set after falling …

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The Detroit Red Wings got a rare four-day break in the schedule to work on their issues. The Wings carry a 10-game losing streak (0-8-2) into their home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday. Detroit’s 7-20-3 record is easily the worst in the NHL. Coach Jeff Blashill held three practices since Detroit’s last game, …

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jakub Vrana scored the go-ahead goal less than two minutes into the third period and the Washington Capitals beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-2 in a physical battle Friday night. Travis Boyd and Evgeny Kuznetsov also scored for Washington. Braden Holtby had 24 saves. Ryan Getzlaf and Adam Henrique scored for Anaheim. …

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Corey Crawford captured a coveted goalie milestone with another solid performance in a 2-1 shootout victory for the Blackhawks on Friday in New Jersey. The Hawks (12-12-5) beat the Atlantic division-leading Bruins 4-3 in overtime in Boston with Robin Lehner in net on Thursday before playing the Devils, last in the Metropolitan, Friday with Crawford starting.  …

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Corey Crawford captured a coveted goalie milestone with another solid performance in a 2-1 shootout victory for the Blackhawks on Friday in New Jersey. The Hawks (12-12-5) beat the Atlantic division-leading Bruins 4-3 in overtime in Boston with Robin Lehner in net on Thursday before playing the Devils, last in the Metropolitan, Friday with Crawford starting.  …

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Kirby Dach was a young man with a plan before his first NHL shootout attempt. The third overall pick in this year’s draft roofed a shot in the fifth round to lift the Chicago Blackhawks over the New Jersey Devils 2-1 Friday night. ”I had three moves in my head,” the …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Safety Ronnie Lott and cornerbacks Mel Blount, Mike Haynes and Dick “Night Train” Lane are unanimous selections for the NFL’s All-Time Team, As part of its centennial season celebration, the league announced Friday night the defensive backs and special-teamers for the squad, as selected by a 26-member panel. The other cornerbacks …

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