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Colorado Classic winner Gavin Mannion moved here for love, now he loves what Colorado did for his career

For more than 40 years, endurance athletes have moved to Colorado for the benefits of training at altitude, and the rarefied air of the Front Range unquestionably helped Gavin Mannion achieve a career breakthrough in capturing the Colorado Classic on Sunday. That’s not why the Massachusetts native moved to Fort Collins last year, though. He […]

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49ers Richard Sherman says ‘idiotic’ helmet rule should be annulled

SANTA CLARA – The 49ers are going head-first into thick of an increasingly heated debate about the NFL’s new helmet rule. “The rule is idiotic And should be dismissed immediately,” cornerback Richard Sherman tweeted Sunday. Sherman launched his social-media rants about the safety-conscious rule immediately after Saturday night’s exhibition at Houston, in which the 49ers […]