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Washington Capitals forward Carl Hagelin (62) carries the puck past Buffalo Sabres forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Vanecek makes 30 saves in NHL debut, Capitals sweep Sabres

Jan. 15, 2021 10:49 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vitek Vanecek made 30 saves in his NHL debut, Tom Wilson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night to sweep the season-opening series. “The dream came true,” Vitek said before Wilson threw a towel full of shaving...

Turner scores 25 to lead Bowling Green over Buffalo 76-69

Jan. 15, 2021 10:14 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Turner had 25 points as Bowling Green beat Buffalo 76-69 on Friday night. Daeqwon Plowden had 13 points for Bowling Green (10-3, 6-1 Mid-American Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive road victory. Caleb Fields added 12 points. Jacob Washington had 10 points. Jeenathan...

Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, right, celebrates his goal with forward Alex Ovechkin, left, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Thursday, Jan. 14, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Oshie has 3 points, Capitals open with 6-4 win at Buffalo

Jan. 14, 2021 11:11 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Pete Laviolette was more pleased for his players — young and old — for kicking off the season on the right foot than he was getting a win in his debut as Washington's coach. “It is a lot more than just me,” Laviolette said after earning his 638th career win...

Bills and Ravens to meet for first time in NFL playoffs

Jan. 14, 2021 2:10 PM EST

BALTIMORE (12-5) at BUFFALO (14-3) Saturday, 8:15 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Bills by 3 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Ravens 11-5-1; Bills 11-6 SERIES RECORD - Ravens lead 6-3 LAST MEETING - Ravens beat Bills 24-17 at Orchard Park, New York, on Dec. 8, 2019 LAST WEEK - Ravens beat Titans 20-13, Bills beat Colts 27-24 AP...

FILE - Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen (17) talks with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) following a 24-17 Ravens win in an NFL football game in Orchard Park, N.Y., in this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, file photo. Buffalo's Josh Allen and Baltimore's Lamar Jackson become the first quarterbacks of the five-member 2018 first-round draft class set to meet in the playoffs as the Bills prepare to face the Ravens in the AFC divisional round on Saturday night, Jan. 16, 2021. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

Allen, Jackson set for playoff showdown as Bills host Ravens

Jan. 14, 2021 2:09 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Ravens coach John Harbaugh was immediately impressed by Buffalo quarterback Josh Allen’s competitive fire following their first face-to-face encounter in an NFL setting. It happened in the 2018 season opener, when the then-raw rookie Bills quarterback was shoved into the...

FILE - Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) carries the ball during the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Orchard Park, N.Y., in this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, file photo. The Bills struggles to stop the run when facing teams with dual-threat quarterbacks in Kansas City's Patrick Mahomes and Arizona's Kyler Murray, resulted in two of Buffalo's three losses this season. Now comes the challenge of attempting to contain Lamar Jackson and the Ravens NFL-leading running attack in an AFC divisional round playoff on Saturday. (AP Photo/John Munson, File)

Bills brace for run-dominant, Lamar Jackson-led Ravens

Jan. 13, 2021 7:00 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes feels as if he’s back at TCU, where the Horned Frogs would open training camp prepping for the read-option offense to squeeze in extra time for what had been their annual meeting against Air Force. “Given all the misdirection, and the...

FILE - This Aug. 17, 2017 file photo shows Meredith C. Anding Jr. in Jackson, Miss. Anding, one of the

Meredith Anding Jr., member of the 'Tougaloo Nine,' dies

Jan. 12, 2021 10:38 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Meredith C. Anding Jr., a member of the “Tougaloo Nine," who famously participated in a library “read-in” in segregated Mississippi 60 years ago, has died. He was 79. Anding was diagnosed with leukemia and had been sick since March, his son Armaan Anding said. He...

Buffalo Bills running back Zack Moss (20) is carted off the field during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills sign RB Freeman to practice squad, place Moss on IR

Jan. 12, 2021 1:28 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills signed running back Devonta Freeman to their practice squad Tuesday to add veteran depth after placing rookie Zack Moss on injured reserve. Freeman is a seventh-year player who was released by the New York Giants last week. He joins Buffalo (14-3) after Moss...

Buffalo Bills' Matt Milano (58) and Josh Norman (29) and teammates celebrate after an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Indianapolis Colts Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won the game 27-24. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills' bend-but-don't-break defense to be tested by Ravens

Jan. 12, 2021 12:23 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — By batting down Philip Rivers’ desperation pass as time ran out to secure Buffalo’s first playoff victory in 25 years, safety Micah Hyde and the defense pushed its bend-but-don’t-break reputation to its limits. It wasn’t pretty, nor easy, Hyde...

FILE - Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith instructs his players during NFL football training camp in Nashville, Tenn., in this Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, file photo. The New York Jets interviewed Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021, for their head coaching vacancy. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, Pool, File)

Jets interview Titans OC Smith, Saints DBs coach Glenn

Jan. 11, 2021 6:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Jets interviewed Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Arthur Smith and New Orleans Saints defensive backs coach Aaron Glenn on Monday for their head coaching vacancy. Smith and Glenn make nine known candidates to meet remotely with the Jets, who have said they would...