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Broncos aim to slow red-hot Patrick Mahomes, Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes is making the Kansas City Chiefs‘ brain trust look like geniuses for trading away veteran quarterback Alex Smith in the offseason and turning the offense over to the second-year quarterback. The Chiefs are off to a blazing 3-0 start under Mahomes and are averaging a league-high 39.3 points per game as they prepare to visit the Denver Broncos ...

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Mariners' Felix Hernandez starting vs. A's after 18 days out

Felix Hernandez hopes to take something positive into the offseason. Hernandez, 32, the longtime Seattle ace who has been sidelined since Sept. 8 with a strained right hamstring, is scheduled to start for the Mariners on Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game series against the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics. “I feel good. No problems. It’s 100 percent,” Hernandez told ...

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Rams' Aqib Talib to undergo ankle surgery

Los Angeles Rams cornerback Aqib Talib will undergo ankle surgery Thursday. Rams coach Sean McVay told reporters Tuesday that a timetable for Talib’s recovery will not be determined until after the surgery. Talib was injured in the third quarter of Sunday’s victory over the Los Angeles Chargers. McVay was anticipating Talib would have surgery before the veteran cornerback received a ...

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Bears consider scaling back offense for Mitchell Trubisky

Chicago Bears coaches could be worried about short-circuiting quarterback Mitchell Trubisky. Several poor decisions and breakdowns against pass-rush pressure by Trubisky in Sunday’s 16-14 win over the Arizona Cardinals led to the team’s problems in the red zone. And coach Matt Nagy admitted Monday at Halas Hall that Trubisky may have limits on how much of the offense he can ...

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Rams defeat Chargers in Los Angeles showdown

In what had been billed as the “Fight for L.A”, the first showdown of franchises that relocated to Los Angeles, the Rams led by quarterback Jared Goff defeated the Chargers 35-23 on Sunday at the Coliseum in front of nearly 69,000 fans. Goff completed 29-of-36 passes for 354 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Todd Gurley ran for 105 yards ...

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Superintendent resigns after racist comment of Texans' Watson

Lynn Redden, the superintendent of Onalaska Independent School District in Texas resigned Saturday morning following his racist comment about Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson. “We have accepted the resignation of the superintendent,” the school board said in a statement released on Saturday morning. The resignation came six days after Redden was critical on Facebook of Watson’s play in the Texans’ loss ...

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