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Nikola Jokic scores 25 points, Nuggets beat Knicks 111-105

Dec. 15, 2019 11:57 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Little went right for the Denver Nuggets in a rough third quarter. They made up for it with a big finish. Nikola Jokic scored 11 of his 25 points in the fourth quarter, including a late go-ahead 3-pointer, to help the Nuggets hold off the New York Knicks 111-105 on Sunday night. "That third...

Allen's fourth-quarter TD clinches playoff spot for Bills

Dec. 15, 2019 11:56 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Allen threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Kroft with 7:55 to play and the Buffalo Bills clinched a playoff spot, beating the Pittsburgh Steelers 17-10 on Sunday night. The Bills secured their second playoff berth in three seasons under coach Sean McDermott, a college teammate...

Bogdanovich scores 25 points, Kings rout Warriors 100-79

Dec. 15, 2019 11:13 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bogdan Bogdanovich scored 25 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and the Sacramento Kings routed the Golden State Warriors 100-79 on Sunday night. The Kings won for the fourth time in five games and shook off a disappointing home loss Friday to the lowly New York Knicks. They shot a...

Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

Dec. 15, 2019 10:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie has been on the receiving end of some friendly banter from his Brooklyn teammates, especially Kyrie Irving, over not using his athleticism to rise above the rim. He took the opportunity on Sunday night against the 76ers and former teammate Tobias Harris, scoring 24 points...

Manning throws 2 TDs, Barkley scores 2, Giants end long skid

Dec. 15, 2019 6:47 PM EST

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — If this was Eli Manning's final start at home in a career that saw the New York Giants win two Super Bowls, it was one that sent chills down the spine. And a choked-back tear for the face of the franchise for the past 16 years. The two-time Super Bowl MVP threw two touchdowns...

Sabres demote under-performing center Mittelstadt to minors

Dec. 15, 2019 5:49 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned under-performing second-year center Casey Mittelstadt to the minors. The demotion to Rochester of the AHL was made Sunday, coming a day following a 3-2 overtime loss at the New York Islanders in which Mittelstadt was a healthy scratch for the third time...

Plans move forward to electrify New York City's bus fleet

Dec. 15, 2019 4:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest public bus system rolled out its first all-electric articulated bus Sunday under a plan to convert New York City's transit agency to a zero-emissions fleet by 2040. The new vehicle was deployed on one of Manhattan's busiest crosstown routes, the 14th Street busway. By...

Inmate's suicide shows need for reforms, advocates say

Dec. 15, 2019 3:27 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The final two months of Cachin Anderson’s life in New York’s prison system were filled with warnings he was a man in crisis. He climbed on a sink and dove headfirst at the floor, saying he “wanted to end it and go home.” He urinated on guards. He hurled a...

Mighty Bernie at bat? Sanders makes pitch for minor leagues

Dec. 15, 2019 1:44 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Take Bernie out to the ball game? Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate, is aggressively opposing a Major League Baseball plan to cut 42 minor league teams across the country after 2020. Among the targeted are the Vermont Lake Monsters, the...

$5.4 million in federal funds to MacArthur Airport

Dec. 15, 2019 1:06 PM EST

ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — MacArthur Airport will get infrastructure renovations that will extend the facility's operational life, thanks to an infusion of $5.4 million in federal funds. Newsday reported the money is coming from the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration’s...