• One thing we learned about each NFL team in Week 1: Lamar Jackson can pass, Chargers now can close games
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    One thing we learned about each NFL team in Week 1: Lamar Jackson can pass, Chargers now can close games

    The NFL arguably had its most exciting Week 1 in years, living up to the offseason hype generated by all the player movement over the spring and summer months. The league had five games decided by a game-winning score in the final two minutes of regulation or in overtime, tied for the third-most such games in Week 1 (and the most since 2002). Four teams overcame deficits of at least 10 points to win or tie in Week 1, the first time that happened in 20 years. 2022 kickoff weekend was also the fourth time that multiple teams overcame a deficit of at least 16 points to win or tie…

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    Outdoor sports remain very white. Duluth groups are working to close the ‘adventure gap’

    On a recent gorgeous late summer day, 9-year old Ryleigh Robinson scampered like a spider up a 30-foot tall rock face on Ely’s Peak in western Duluth. Dave Pagel with the Duluth Climbers Coalition shouted encouragement from below.  “Ryleigh, you’ll find a good foothold for your other foot right up in that corner,” Pagel calls up, as he belays her from the ground, using a rope to keep her from falling.  Ryleigh arrives at a tough part in the climb, and pauses. “I want to come down,” she calls. “Are you sure?” Pagel asks. Apprehension spreads across Ryleigh Robinson’s face as she looks for a path down a rock face…

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