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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have found a way to fix the NFL’s worst field goal unit: Ignore the kicker and just score touchdowns. The Titans went a measly 8 of 18 on field-goal attempts during the regular season, easily the league’s worst making only 44.4%. Greg Joseph, their fifth different kicker this …

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The Colorado Avalanche felt they were playing the right way but were getting a little unlucky while losing four in a row (0-2-2). They finally broke through against San Jose on Thursday night, and now they look to carry that momentum into a matchup against the St. Louis Blues in Denver on Saturday afternoon. While …

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Brady’s offensive system worked wonders at LSU this past season, helping the Tigers lead the nation in yards and points en route to a unbeaten season that culminated in a 42-25 win over Clemson in the national championship game. But Brady said there’s no guarantee that scheme will work at …

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — John Harbaugh believes the Ravens have all the ingredients in place to make a Super Bowl run next season. That hasn’t made it any easier for Baltimore’s coach to cope with the abrupt fashion in which this season ended. The Ravens brought a 14-2 record and a 12-game winning streak …

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When you watch the Tennessee Titans play, you know they’re going to run the football. You know it, because you have a pair of eyes and some kind of understanding about the game. The Titans know it, because that’s just what they do. And the other team knows, too, because they went over and over …

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1 / 2 Hurricanes defender Hamilton breaks bone in left leg Carolina Hurricanes’ head athletic trainer Doug Bennett attends to Dougie Hamilton after Hamilton was injured in the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete) RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Carolina …

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Pro Picks is surprised. Consider that the NFC title game is a matchup of the conferences’s top two seeds. The spread favors host San Francisco (14-3) over Green Bay (also 14-3) by 7 1-2 points. In the AFC, it’s the sixth-seeded Titans (11-7) at No. 2 Kansas City (13-4), which would seem to be more …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrew Berry may still have his parking spot with the Browns. After spending three seasons in Cleveland’s front office, Berry, who is currently the Eagles’ vice president of football operations, interviewed Friday to be the Browns’ new general manager. Berry was with the team from 2016-18, when the Browns won just eight …

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COLUMBUS, OH – JANUARY 16: Dougie Hamilton #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes is checked on by head athletic trainer Doug Bennett after getting injured during the second period against the Columbus Blue Jackets on January 16, 2020 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) Carolina Hurricanes defenceman Dougie Hamilton took an …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia, Atlanta Falcons CEO Steve Cannon and former Chargers and Chiefs linebacker Donnie Edwards are finalists for the NFL’s Salute to Service Award. The award, presented annually by USAA and the league, recognizes exceptional efforts to honor and support members of the military community. The recipient will …

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