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Gold rush: Inside the running back revival

The NFL is running it back. After recent declines in both the valuation of college running backs and the presence of true franchise rushers in the pro game, the position is entering another golden era. For a while, it appeared the premier back – the position popularized for decades by Jim Brown, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, and Adrian Peterson – ...

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Giants boost pass rush with Connor Barwin signing

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Free-agent pass-rusher Connor Barwin announced Monday that he’s agreed to terms with the New York Giants. Barwin made his name with divisional rivals the Philadelphia Eagles, racking up 31.5 sacks from 2013-16, including a 14.5-sack campaign in 2014. The 31-… NFL | theScore

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Ireland coach Schmidt in no rush to decide on future in job

SYDNEY (AP) Joe Schmidt says he will likely wait until the end of the year before deciding whether to stay on as Ireland coach beyond the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Schmidt has raised the Six Nations champion to the No. 2 world ranking, behind only New Zealand, heading into Saturday’s third and deciding test against Australia in Sydney. ...

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Dodgers' Roberts: 'Doesn't make sense' to rush Turner back into lineup

Justin Turner hasn’t hit in a game for the Los Angeles Dodgers since June 6, and manager Dave Roberts isn’t going to have his All-Star third baseman do so until the time is right. Turner was hit in the left wrist by a pitch in March and was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture that did not req… MLB | theScore

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Patriots reportedly making an unorthodox defensive hire to help team's pass rush

If there’s one coach in the NFL who’s almost always thinking outside the box, it’s Bill Belichick, so it probably won’t come as a surprise to anyone that the Patriots coach has decided to make the unorthodox move to hire a Taekwondo black belt to join the team’s coaching staff.  According <a href="https://www.bosto… CBSSports.com Headlines

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Blue Jays in no rush to call up top prospect Vlad Guerrero Jr.

Toronto Blue Jays general manager Ross Atkins says the organization won’t risk halting the development of Vladimir Guerrero Jr. by rushing him to the majors. “That’s just offense, right, when you say statistically,” Atkins said of Guerrero’s blistering start in Double-A, according to <a href="… MLB | theScore

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FOX scrapping TNF color rush, working to improve matchups

Thursday Night Football will no longer feature the alternate uniforms known as color rush jerseys, and the weekly game will feature better matchups going forward, a FOX Sports official said Tuesday. Bill Wanger, FOX Sports’ executive vice president of programming, delivered the news to <a href="https… NFL | theScore

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