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Road to the Hall of Fame ends Saturday for Dolphins’ Jason Taylor

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On Saturday, former Miami Dolphins defensive end Jason Taylor will join fellow legends as they are inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Canton is a short trip from where Taylor played his college football, but it was a long road to travel before he reached the pinnacle of his profession.

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In focus: Dalvin Cook knows he’s big key to Florida State’s season

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Dalvin Cook was one of the college football’s most explosive players last season. But as the Florida State running back prepares for the upcoming season, he wants to be just as potent without the ball. “The game plan is going to come in, they are going to want to stop Dalvin,” Cook said. “I can still influence the defense and draw more 1-on-1 coverages if I have the ball or not. I have to be more fluid and move around…

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Wilber Marshall deserved better than what he got

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Thirty years ago, one of the greatest teams in history rolled through the 1985 regular season, the playoffs, and then the Super Bowl. The Chicago Bears reached Super Bowl XX by winning their two playoff games by a combined score of 45-0 before crunching the New England Patriots 46-10. Next Sunday in Super Bowl 50, the Carolina Panthers will try to match Chicago’s 18-1 record of that year and become only the fourth team to win 18 games in a…

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