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UConn, Miss St, Baylor, Notre Dame top seeds in NCAA reveal

By DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — After a week full of upsets, the NCAA women's basketball committee revealed its projected top 16 seeds for the final time before selection Monday. UConn, Mississippi State, Baylor and Notre Dame would be the top seeds if the season was ...

Kane leads Blackhawks to 5-1 win in Buffalo homecoming

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Kane felt a little sheepish for being a little too emotional during a fist-pumping celebration after extending Chicago's lead to four goals in the third period. It certainly wasn't a clutch goal or anything like that. The ...

Sabres snap Blues’ 6-game winning streak with 3-2 win

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Robin Lehner and the Buffalo Sabres have been on a roll since the goalie questioned his teammates' commitment a week ago. Lehner stopped 16 shots in the third period and 37 overall, and the Sabres snapped the St. Louis Blues' six-game ...

Cashman: Yankees not waving white flag in transition year

By MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Brian Cashman says the Yankees are "not waving any white flag while transitioning" to a younger team. "We have the potential to be a championship-caliber team," the New York general manager said Thursday. "Listen, if we stay healthy and ...

Buffalo Bills reach deal to re-sign linebacker Ramon Humber

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have agreed to re-sign backup linebacker and special teams player Ramon Humber. The deal was reached on Thursday, a month before Humber was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent. He has eight years of NFL experience and was signed by ...

AP Source: NFL bars Kelly from combine due to past troubles

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Mississippi quarterback Chad Kelly's past troubles are the reasons the NFL revoked his invitation to the league's scouting combine. A person familiar with the league's decision told The Associated Press that Kelly is barred from ...

Reinhart, Kane score; Lehner perfect as Sabres beat Avs 2-0

By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Evander Kane helped the Buffalo Sabres to their first winning streak in nearly a month. There's more work to do if this run is to become a playoff push, though. "We need to go back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back-to-back," Kane said ...

Hal Steinbrenner speaks highly of Girardi and Cashman

By MARK DIDTLER, Associated Press TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner doesn't plan on talking with Joe Girardi about a new contract in the near future but spoke highly of the manager's performance. Girardi is in the final season of a $16 million, four-year deal and ...

Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter had surgery Friday and will be out at least a month after fracturing his right forearm punching a chair Thursday night during the Thunder’s victory over the Dallas Mavericks

By CLIFF BRUNT, AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter had surgery Friday and will be out at least a month after fracturing his right forearm by punching a chair during a win over the Dallas Mavericks. The team said Kanter will be re-evaluated in four ...

Lehner makes 39 saves vs former team, Sabres beat Sens 3-2

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Robin Lehner won't see his former team anytime soon, and that's a tough break for him and the Buffalo Sabres. Lehner made 39 saves and Matt Moulson and Justin Bailey scored in the third period to rally the Sabres past the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Tuesday night. This was ...

No. 8 Louisville outlasts Syracuse in overtime, 76-72

By MARK FRANK, Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse made a Herculean comeback, but Louisville had Superman on its side. At least that's how the two Hall of Fame coaches put it. Seldom-used Ryan McMahon scored all seven of his points in overtime, Anas Mahmoud added five straight ...

Vesey’s goal in third lifts Rangers past Blue Jackets, 3-2

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Antti Raanta hadn't made a start in more than six weeks, due an injury and the reliable play of starter Henrik Lundqvist. Raanta had to be on his game Monday night as the Columbus Blue Jackets outshot the New York Rangers. Raanta ...

Conley, Gasol help Grizzlies send Nets to 13th straight loss

By JEFFREY BERNSTEIN, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Conley ended the Nets' hopes of a comeback. Conley scored 32 points, including 11 in the last four minutes, and Marc Gasol had 19 points, nine rebounds and eight assists as the Memphis Grizzlies beat the hapless Brooklyn 112-103 ...

Mets manager Terry Collins hopes to keep rotation healthy

By BILL WHITEHEAD, Associated Press PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Terry Collins has his projected top five starting pitchers together in spring training for the first time in two years. Now the New York Mets manager hopes they stay healthy. "You see them feeding off one another. They're ...

Giants release Victor Cruz after 7-year run, Super bowl ring

By TOM CANAVAN, AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants said goodbye to Victor Cruz after a seven-year storybook run during which he developed into one of the NFL's most feared receivers and a fan favorite, helping the franchise to a Super Bowl title before being ...

US heavyweight boxer wins court case in unanimous decision

By LARRY NEUMEISTER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — In a unanimous court decision, U.S. heavyweight boxer Deontay Wilder won his latest fight Monday. A Manhattan federal jury deliberated a half hour before finding in his favor in a civil action in which the World Boxing Council champion ...

Who can help Oakley and Dolan make up? Maybe Michael Jordan

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan. Oakley and Dolan met with Silver on Monday at NBA headquarters, with Jordan ...

Burrows sparks Canucks’ 4-2 win over Sabres

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vancouver Canucks forward Alexandre Burrows doesn't shy away from his reputation as a pest. He made his irritating presence felt with a couple points and a couple penalty minutes for the Canucks in a 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on ...

Evander Kane scores twice, Sabres beat Maple Leafs 3-1

TORONTO (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres left the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs behind in a hurry. Evander Kane scored twice, Jack Eichel had a career-high three assists and Buffalo beat Toronto 3-1 on Saturday night to hand the Maple Leafs their sixth loss in eight games. "One of our better ...

Fitzpatrick’s Jets contract voids, QB becomes free agent

By DENNIS WASZAK Jr., AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Fitz Magic has officially disappeared for the New York Jets. Ryan Fitzpatrick's contract was voided Friday, as expected, making the veteran quarterback a free agent. Fitzpatrick re-signed with the Jets last July on a one-year, $12 ...