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Randle scores 37, Knicks rally to beat Celtics 120-117 in OT

BOSTON (AP) — The Knicks are a young team that's still learning how to string together victories. They're hoping to bottle several lessons from their latest outing. Julius Randle had 37 points and nine rebounds, and hit the free throws that gave New York the lead for good in a 120-117 ...

Sabres rookie Power scores in overtime in 3-2 win over Stars

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie defenseman Owen Power scored his first goal of the season 56 seconds into overtime and 41-year-old Craig Anderson stopped 29 of 31 shots in his 700th career NHL appearance as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 on Monday night. Rasmus Dahlin and Victor Olofsson ...

Bengals return to AFC championship with 27-10 rout of Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals threw a big wrench into the highly anticipated travel plans of the Buffalo Bills, their fans and perhaps even the NFL offices. Burrow threw two touchdown passes and Cincinnati's defense swarmed Josh Allen on a snow-slicked field ...

Bills’ Hamlin attends 1st game since collapse, waves to fans

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin made his first public appearance since going into cardiac arrest after making a tackle against the Cincinnati Bengals three weeks ago, waving to fans from a stadium suite on Sunday as the teams met again for an AFC divisional playoff ...

VanVleet scores 28, Raptors hand Knicks 4th straight loss

TORONTO (AP) — Fred VanVleet scored 28 points, Gary Trent Jr. had 24 before fouling out and the Toronto Raptors snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the New York Knicks 125-116 Sunday. Pascal Siakam scored 24 points, Scottie Barnes had 19 and Precious Achiuwa added 12 points and 11 ...

Shelley Duncan to manage Yanks’ Triple-A Scranton farm team

MOOSIC, Pa. (AP) — Former Yankee Shelley Duncan was hired Friday to manage New York's top farm team, the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Duncan won the International League MVP award with Scranton in 2009. The 43-year-old Duncan was drafted by the Yankees in 2001 and hit .231 ...

Murray’s 29 help Hawks finish strong, beat Knicks 139-124

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks are gaining momentum in the Eastern Conference and their high-scoring guards are leading the way. Dejounte Murray had 29 points and 12 assists, Trae Young added 27 points and the streaking Hawks pulled away at the start of the fourth quarter to beat the New ...

Irving scores 48, Nets beat Jazz for 1st win without Durant

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 48 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter for a second straight night, to lead the Brooklyn Nets to a 117-106 victory over the Utah Jazz on Friday. Brooklyn won for the first time since Kevin Durant's knee injury behind Irving's memorable finish. ...

Taylor, Wagner defeat Central Connecticut State 72-50

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Taylor II scored 17 points as Wagner beat Cent. Conn. St. 72-50 on Friday night. Taylor was 7 of 11 shooting and 3 of 5 from the free throw line for the Seahawks (10-7, 3-3 Northeast Conference). Darrius Hughes shot 4 of 5 from the field to add 10 points. Zaire Williams ...

Cozens scores in overtime as Sabres beat Islanders 3-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Dylan Cozens scored 12 seconds into overtime, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the New York Islanders 3-2 on Thursday night. Alex Tuch and Victor Olofsson also scored for Buffalo, which had dropped five of six. Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen made 24 stops after former Sabres goalie ...

Mikal Bridges scores 28 points, Suns beat Nets to snap skid

PHOENIX (AP) — Mikal Bridges scored 28 points, Deandre Ayton had 24 points and 14 rebounds and the Phoenix Suns held off the Brooklyn Nets 117-112 on Thursday night. Brooklyn fought back from 20 points down in the fourth quarter to make things tight in the final minute. Kyrie Irving — who ...

Orlov scores in OT as Capitals rally to beat Islanders 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Dmitry Orlov scored at 4:27 of overtime as the Washington Capitals rallied from three goals down to beat the New York Islanders 4-3 on Monday night. Garnet Hathaway, Tom Wilson and T.J. Oshie scored in regulation after the Capitals trailed 3-0 midway through the second ...

New York trades for 2021 MVP Jonquel Jones in three-way deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty have traded for Jonquel Jones, adding a big piece to their championship hopes. The Liberty acquired the 2021 MVP as part of a three-team deal with the Connecticut Sun and Dallas Wings, the teams announced Monday. Connecticut received the No. 6 pick in ...

Bills hang on for 34-31 wild-card win over Dolphins

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills opened the season with Super Bowl aspirations. One week into the playoffs, their objective remains in sight — but barely. Allen shrugged off a three-turnover outing, and the three-time defending AFC East champion Bills avoided a ...

Giants outlast Vikings 31-24 for 1st playoff win in 11 years

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — First-year head coach Brian Daboll had his upstart team fully prepared. Daniel Jones played at a level well beyond his experience. The New York Giants came confidently into Minnesota's raucous stadium and beat the tight-finish masters at their own game. Jones passed for ...

Hamlin cheers on Bills from home, says ‘heart is with’ team

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills safety Damar Hamlin, who is still recovering after going into cardiac arrest on the field in Cincinnati two weeks ago, cheered via Twitter from home Sunday during Buffalo's wild-card playoff home game against the Miami Dolphins. "My heart is with my guys as ...

Vikings to get center Bradbury back for playoffs vs. Giants

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings center Garrett Bradbury has been cleared to return to the starting lineup after missing the last five games of the regular season with a back injury. Coach Kevin O'Connell announced Friday that Bradbury would start against the New York Giants in the wild ...

Celtics pull away in 4th, beat Nets 109-98 for 5th straight

NEW YORK (AP) — Jayson Tatum had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Brooklyn 109-98 on Thursday night in the Nets' first game since losing Kevin Durant to a knee injury. Marcus Smart added 16 points and 10 assists for the Celtics, who ...

Damar Hamlin’s toy drive: What’s the plan for the $8.6M?

NEW YORK (AP) — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin plans to support young people through education and sports with the $8.6 million in GoFundMe donations that unexpectedly poured into his toy drive fundraiser after he suffered a cardiac arrest in the middle of a game last week. He will also ...

Albany (NY) wins 89-63 against UMass-Lowell

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sarju Patel scored 23 points as Albany (NY) beat UMass-Lowell 89-63 on Sunday. Patel added five rebounds for the Great Danes (6-12, 1-2 America East Conference). Gerald Drumgoole Jr. scored 22 points while going 6 of 13 from the floor, including 5 for 6 from distance, and ...