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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...

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...

Wentz, Eagles keep NFC East hopes alive by beating Redskins

Dec. 15, 2019 8:01 PM EST

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Carson Wentz fumbled the ball away, but recovered in time to keep alive the Philadelphia Eagles’ hopes of winning the NFC East. Wentz bounced back from a potentially costly mistake by leading a 75-yard, go-ahead scoring drive and throwing his third touchdown pass of the day to...

Steelers' Conner set to return against Bills

Dec. 15, 2019 7:33 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Running back James Conner is active for the Pittsburgh Steelers after he missed five of the past six games with a shoulder injury. Conner practiced fully, but was listed questionable for Sunday’s game against Buffalo and wanted to avoid a repeat of prematurely returning to game...

1 dead, 2 wounded, 1 extremely critically, in Philadelphia

Dec. 15, 2019 7:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — One man was killed and two others wounded, one left in extremely critical condition, in a shooting in Philadelphia, police said. A 21-year-old man was shot in the head just after 3:30 p.m. Sunday in northeast Philadelphia and pronounced dead a little over an hour later at Temple...

Women's soccer team placed on probation after hazing probe

Dec. 15, 2019 7:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — La Salle University has placed its women's soccer team on disciplinary probation through the end of next year — including restrictions on competition for the spring season — following an investigation that revealed what it called “nonviolent power-differential...

Early morning crash at intersection kills 2, injures 4

Dec. 15, 2019 12:16 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police say an early morning crash at an intersection in northeast Philadelphia has claimed the lives of two people and sent four others to hospitals. A westbound car with four women was struck by another car with two men in the Mayfair section of the city shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday,...

Report: Man has acknowledged responsibility in 1981 slayings

Dec. 15, 2019 11:46 AM EST

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A report by an expert witness for the prosecution says a man who has served almost four decades in prison in the shotgun slayings of two children in northeastern Pennsylvania has acknowledged responsibility in the deaths. Fifty-three-year-old Joseph Ausilio was convicted in Lackawanna...

Siakam scores 30 points, Raptors beat Nets to snap home skid

Dec. 15, 2019 12:35 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — One huge quarter from 3-point range helped the Toronto Raptors halt a rare home losing streak. Pascal Siakam scored 30 points, Marc Gasol set season highs with 17 points and 15 rebounds and the Raptors beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-102 on Saturday night to snap a three-game slump on their home...

Rust scores in shootout, Penguins beat Kings 5-4

Dec. 14, 2019 11:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Rust has helped carry the Pittsburgh Penguins with Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin out of the lineup. Rust scored twice in regulation and got the lone goal in the shootout, and the Penguins beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 on Saturday night. “That’s just a character...