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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Now that Kyler Murray has decided to play in the NFL instead of reporting to spring training as a first-round draft pick by baseball’s Oakland Athletics, the questions can shift to the Heisman Trophy winner’s height. The former Oklahoma star says everyone will get their answer at the NFL combine …

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — When Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers gets ready for his 15th season, he’ll be working with a new coach and offensive coordinator. Plus, for the first time in his career, he’ll be directing a new offense. At least there will be a constant for the 35-year-old quarterback: the return …

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. One Heisman Trophy winner to another. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray, who won the Heisman last year …

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Before picking football over baseball, Kyler Murray got some advice from another famous two-sport star. One Heisman Trophy winner to another. Tim Tebow says he told Murray to follow his heart when deciding between the Oakland Athletics and pursuing an NFL career. Murray, who won the Heisman last year …

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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Even though Brandon Marshall was expecting it, Friday’s news that he had likely played his last game in a Denver Broncos uniform threw him for a bit of a loop. “It’s just different when it’s in the news and everybody knows about it and it’s not just you and your agent …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid have settled collusion cases against the NFL. The league and Kaepernick’s lawyer sent out statements Friday saying that “the parties have decided to resolve the pending grievances” and that a confidentiality agreement would prevent either side from commenting further. It remains unclear if the NFL admitted …

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The Blackhawks just bounced back after the end of a winning streak, and now the Blue Jackets will try to do the same from their own streak-breaking loss when Columbus visits Chicago on Saturday night. Columbus had won four consecutive games before suffering a 3-0 blanking at the hands of the New York Islanders on …

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The 6-year-old daughter of the late NFL player Aaron Hernandez missed a 2014 deadline to opt out of the league’s concussion settlement and can’t separately pursue a $20 million suit over his diagnosis of a degenerative brain disease, a judge ruled. Yet Hernandez’s death in 2017 came too late for his family …

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Feb 15, 2019 Nikita Kucherov is scoring at a historic pace. The last time a player had at least 92 points through the first 58 games of a season was way back during the 1996-97 campaign, when Mario Lemieux had 94 points at this same point. Hockey Reference has game data available from 1987 to …

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Feb 15, 2019 Greg WyshynskiESPN Next week is Hockey Week Across America, beginning with Hockey Day In America on Sunday, Feb. 18. This week includes one of my favorite annual rites: “Wear Your Favorite Jersey Day,” in which fans are encouraged to wear their hockey jerseys to work or school or perhaps around the house, …

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