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With James Lofton’s rookie season off to a strong start in 1978, another member of the Green Bay Packers casually tossed some praise his way in the locker room one day in early December. Keep up the production, his pal said, and he might find himself in the Pro Bowl. “I said, ‘That would be …

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Can any skaters take McDavid’s crown? (Getty) Live results from 2020 NHL All-Star Skills challenge in St. Louis. FASTEST SKATER Defending Champ — Connor McDavid (13.378s) Competitors — Jack Eichel, Nathan MacKinnon, Connor McDavid, Mathew Barzal, Chris Kreider, Anthony Duclair, Travis Konecny, Philadelphia Flyers, Quinn Hughes. 2020 Winner — Mathew Barzal (13.175s) We have a …

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — After building a team that went from six wins to 13 in the regular season, Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst faces a key offseason. A significant personnel overhaul lifted the Packers to the NFC championship game after missing the playoffs the previous two seasons. Now, with a 36-year-old …

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The images are haunting. Dramatic music, punctuated by the beeping sound of an open car door. The silhouette of former NFL star Anquan Boldin, wearing sunglasses and sitting at the wheel of his vehicle. “Yeah, I’ll never forget that night,” Boldin says, before going on to recount how his cousin, Corey Jones, was gunned down …

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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Most executives preach the importance of building through the draft. Splashy free agent signings each March generate lots of headlines. When it came to building the San Francisco 49ers into a Super Bowl team, coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch used a tactic that’s not nearly as common …

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The debate whether Eli Manning is a Hall of Fame quarterback already has begun and will last for the next half-decade. So why not look back at his achievements without wondering if he is bound for the Canton shrine as his brother Peyton will be next year? The youngest of three sons of a college …

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It has been a while since a Super Bowl has appeared to be such a toss-up. This one between the NFC champion San Francisco 49ers and the AFC champ Kansas City Chiefs is a difficult game to judge. The 49ers (15-3) have gone from the No. 2 pick in the draft last April to the …

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During the 2019-20 NHL season we will take an occasional look at some stunning numbers from around the league. Here is what has stood out to us as we enter the All-Star break. No goals for Charlie McAvoy. In each of his first two years of his career McAvoy scored seven goals and averaged a …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns running back Kareem Hunt was cited for a traffic violation and police say they found marijuana in his car. He was pulled over Tuesday afternoon in Rocky River, Ohio — on Cleveland’s west side — while driving on Interstate 90. An incident report said officers smelled marijuana in car. Hunt, who …

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