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ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos will be without several starters on their offensive and defensive lines when they visit Arrowhead Stadium this weekend in search of their first victory over the Kansas City Chiefs since 2015. Austin Schlotmann will make his second straight start at right guard with Ronald Leary still in concussion …

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Surely Lamar Jackson has put that ugly stereotype to rest, once and for all. Let’s hope we never hear again how some dynamic young African-American quarterback would be better off at another position because — wink, wink — he’s just not cut out to read defenses or up to the mental challenge. That narrative has …

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints say former Pro Bowl linebacker Vaughan Jonson, who was a member of the club’s vaunted “Dome Patrol” linebacker corps, has died at age 57. Johnson played in college at North Carolina State and began his pro career with the Jacksonville Bulls of the United State Football League …

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Seven-time Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda owns a Super Bowl ring and has played on several excellent teams with the Baltimore Ravens, including seven that won at least 10 games and three that reached the AFC championship game. In his estimation, the current edition of the Ravens top them all. Unbeaten since …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The chant began almost as a pleading cry and has grown into something of a commandment during Browns home games this season. It goes, “Chubb! Chubb! Chubb!” It slowly builds and reaches a crescendo whenever Cleveland’s offense faces a pivotal situation or needs a big play. Before the ball is snapped, Browns …

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning will get another start at quarterback for the New York Giants with Daniel Jones still sidelined by a high ankle sprain. Giants coach Pat Shurmur said Friday that the veteran Manning will start on Sunday at home against Miami. Manning returned last Monday night in an overtime loss …

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<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Tristan Jarry has taken over the crease in Pittsburgh. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/G8Ixklmn2y2HPA4BnPcOUQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTM1MC4wODU0NzAwODU0NzAx/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/wI3Xar4qcz2dbsSPjhZ1bg–~B/aD03Njg7dz0xNDA0O3NtPTE7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-uploaded-images/2019-12/81fea610-1dbf-11ea-a77f-e4eafe9c532f” data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/G8Ixklmn2y2HPA4BnPcOUQ–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTM1MC4wODU0NzAwODU0NzAx/https://s.yimg.com/uu/api/res/1.2/wI3Xar4qcz2dbsSPjhZ1bg–~B/aD03Njg7dz0xNDA0O3NtPTE7YXBwaWQ9eXRhY2h5b24-/https://media-mbst-pub-ue1.s3.amazonaws.com/creatr-uploaded-images/2019-12/81fea610-1dbf-11ea-a77f-e4eafe9c532f”>Tristan Jarry has taken over the crease in Pittsburgh. (Photo by Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) A lot of the troubles of the last few weeks are behind us (though perhaps not all) and the …

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.com. • Former NHLer Mike Brown explains how he was able to make it to the highest level. (Puck Junk) Scroll to continue with content Ad • The Hockey News breaks …

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David Pastrnak on the ice these days is like a dazzling young magician who isn’t quite sure how his sleight of hand is going to work out. When he has the puck, his Boston Bruins teammates don’t know what to expect. Opponents don’t know. He doesn’t even know. ”If you don’t know what you’ll do, …

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Boughner’s debut as interim coach of the San Jose Sharks appeared to be heading in a good direction until Mika Zibanejad and Artemi Panarin took over in the third period. Zibanejad scored the tying and go-ahead goals in less than five minutes, Panarin added two insurance goals to complete …

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