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Still playing: Bills, Bucs risen from Super Bowl droughts

In the 1990s, the Bills buffaloed their way to four successive — if not successful — Super Bowls. No other franchise has managed that. About a decade later, the long-downtrodden Bucc...

Gutsy or insane? Depends on the outcome of tough calls

Gutsy or insane? Depends on the outcome. Andy Reid's gamble on fourth-and-inches at the Kansas City 48 with 1:14 remaining in Sunday's 22-17 divisional-round win o...

Nathan Chen wins fifth straight US Figure Skating title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Even with an error at the beginning of his free skate, Nathan Chen was unbeatable Sunday, winning his fifth straight U.S. Figure Skating Championship. Not since Dick...

Tight games this weekend, with one upset projected

Aaron, meet Aaron. And Aaron. Aaron Donald, the unanimous All-Pro defensive tackle who owns a couple of Defensive Player of the Year awards, certainly hopes to meet fellow All-Pro Aa...

Chen the headliner, Bell could be scene stealer at nationals

While Nathan Chen will be the headliner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that begin Thursday in Las Vegas, Mariah Bell could be the scene stealer. Chen is the first man to wi...

NFL amends draft eligibility due to pandemic impact

The NFL has clarified its eligibility requirements for the draft to allow college players who would’ve played a fourth season during the pandemic-altered 2020 season to be eligible. ...

Chen the headliner, Bell could be scene stealer at nationals

While Nathan Chen will be the headliner at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships that begin Thursday in Las Vegas, Mariah Bell could be the scene stealer. Chen is the first man to wi...

On Football: Defenses rise to task in NFL postseason

The lasting memory of the offenses for Seattle, Tennessee and Chicago this weekend is how offensive they were. Not in a good way. Even in a league where scoring was...

Lamar Jackson gets playoff win, Ravens beat Titans 20-13

Some first steps are far longer than others. Such as what Lamar Jackson achieved Sunday. After two postseason flops, Jackson was his usual dynamic and decisive self...

Bills beat Colts 27-24 for 1st playoff win since 1995

A quarter-century ago, the Buffalo Bills won a playoff game. Now, they have another victory. They even figured out how to stop a Hail Mary. Buffalo (14-3) snapped ...

Aaron Donald, Travis Kelce unanimous AP All-Pro Team choices

Dynamic defensive star Aaron Donald and unstoppable tight end Travis Kelce are unanimous choices Friday for The Associated Press NFL All-Pro Team. Donald and Kelce swept the votes fr...

Bucs and Browns reach territory Tom Brady visits annually

Let's see: Tom Brady and his six Super Bowl rings versus a 7-9 division winner. Need we say more? Well, yes. Washington's NFC East triumph is nothing to scoff at de...

NFL awards 13 new grants under Inspire Change initiative

The NFL expanded its social Justice initiative Inspire Change on Friday by awarding 13 new grants to nonprofit organizations across the country. The league and teams, who now have co...

No surprise: Peyton Manning a Hall of Fame finalist

Peyton Manning, no surprise, is among 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's class of 2021. The star quarterback, owner of a record five NFL Most Valuable Player awards and...

NFL playoff field: powerhouses, pretenders and a 7-9 team

From the rested in Kansas City and Pittsburgh to the relieved in Cleveland, Chicago and Los Angeles, the field for the Super Bowl chase is set. There are some powerhouses and some pretenders — and a t...