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Breakfast Club helps former NFL players get healthy together

Kevin Mawae played 16 seasons in the NFL, earning eight Pro Bowls and three All-Pro honors. Yet the former offensive lineman found himself struggling to walk in the summer of 2017. With each step came stabbing pains because of severe plantar fasciitis. The Breakfast Club came to his rescue by figuring out what caused his pain instead of focusing only ...

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Ducks stay hot, beat Islanders 4-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Kesler scored twice to help the Anaheim Ducks continue their hot start with a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Wednesday night. Adam Henrique added a third goal for the Ducks and Hampus Lindholm an empty-netter in the final seconds. Anaheim is 5-1-1 this season. The Islanders fell to 2-3-0. Anaheim goalie John ...

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Booker’s late onslaught lifts Suns past Mavs 121-100

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker scored 19 of his 35 points in the final 6:44 and lifted the Phoenix Suns to a 121-100 victory over the Dallas Mavericks in the teams’ season opener on Wednesday night. Booker, who missed the entire preseason after undergoing a surgical procedure on his right (shooting) hand, sank four 3s, converted a three-point play, made ...

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NFL happy with more scoring, close games

NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of scoring and close games are good for business in the NFL. Teams are scoring at a record pace. The number of points (4,489), touchdowns (504) and touchdown passes (328) are the most in league history through six weeks. And, games are coming down to the end. Sixty-nine percent of all games (64 of 93) ...

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NFL happy with more scoring, close games

NEW YORK (AP) — Plenty of scoring and close games are good for business in the NFL. Teams are scoring at a record pace. The number of points (4,489), touchdowns (504) and touchdown passes (328) are the most in league history through six weeks. And, games are coming down to the end. Sixty-nine percent of all games (64 of 93) ...

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Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi charged in hard and left his feet. Make the catch, Boston wins. If not … no telling. On this night, though, even a ball the Red Sox didn’t grab went their way. Benintendi made a diving play in left field with the bases loaded for the final out, and Boston held off the Houston Astros ...

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Clippers fall in season opener to Nuggets

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 21 points, Gary Harris added 20 and the Denver Nuggets opened the season with a 107-98 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. Denver led for most of the game but was trailing 92-84 with 5:14 remaining after the Clippers went on an 11-3 run that was highlighted by a pair ...

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