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Chargers' defense laments lack of pass rush in loss to Rams

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have been short-handed the first three weeks of the season without their top two pass rushers. On Sunday, that lack of a pass rush was one of the biggest reasons why they lost to their cross-town rivals. The Chargers were only able to get one sack against Jared Goff in a 35-23 ...

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GM Sam Presti says Oklahoma City Thunder won't rush Russell Westbrook back

The Oklahoma City Thunder will open camp next week with former Kia MVP Russell Westbrook on the mend from the arthroscopic surgery he had on his left knee a little more than a week ago. As the Thunder hope for a solid season and deep playoff run in 2018-19, OKC general manager Sam Presti told reporters today the team will ...

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Leafs GM Dubas says team in no rush to name captain

The Toronto Maple Leafs approach training camp with one of their deepest rosters in years — but no team captain. That fact likely will not change anytime soon, Toronto general manager Kyle Dubas told TSN on Wednesday. The Maple Leafs have not had a team captain since trading Dion Phaneuf to the Ottawa Senators on Feb. 9, 2016, and they ...

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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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