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Florida State establishing offensive identity on the ground

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) Florida State has rediscovered that its offensive identity is as a running team. Of course, that works best with a successful ground game. For the best results, Florida State has often found the more the better. This year is no different. The Seminoles have received major contributions from Jacques Patrick and Cam Akers over the past three ...

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Utah still struggling to solve red zone problems

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Utah was in a potentially season-changing scenario but grappling with one of its biggest weaknesses. The Utes were on the 3-yard line Saturday and needing a two-point conversion to beat USC and hold onto a share of the Pac-12 South lead. But Utah’s red zone performance hasn’t been one of its strengths this season. Quarterback Troy ...

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No. 5 Wisconsin aims to limit cold streaks on offense

MADISON, Wis. (AP) No. 5 Wisconsin can look unstoppable at times with a punishing rushing attack and efficient passing game. Coach Paul Chryst is hoping to correct the long spurts of mistakes and inconsistencies that have plagued the offense at times during the first half of the season for the Badgers (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten). ”A lot of the negatives ...

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Cubs’ Maddon stands by not using Davis, questions criticism

CHICAGO (AP) Cubs manager Joe Maddon stood by his decision not to use All-Star closer Wade Davis in Chicago’s loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 2 of the NL Championship Series and questioned the criticism coming his way. Maddon insisted Monday that Davis was only available for one inning in a save situation. He dismissed the second guessing, ...

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FANTASY PLAYS: The ripple effects of Aaron Rodgers’ injury

The prime topic of conversation around fantasy football this week is clear: How does the broken collarbone injury for Aaron Rodgers affect the Packers and fantasy football for the rest of this season? Rodgers’ injury not only affects those who have him on their fantasy team, but also those who have Jordy Nelson, Davante Adams, Randall Cobb, and Ty Montgomery ...

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