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Bidens pack carrots, apples into boxes during food bank stop

Jan. 16, 2022 15:11 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Joe Biden and First lady Jill Biden packed carrots and apples into food boxes for the hungry and chatted with volunteers Sunday at a food bank as part of a day of service for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The couple traveled about a half-hour from...

No. 14 Villanova hits 12 3s in 82-42 romp over Butler

Jan. 16, 2022 15:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jay Wright heard hollering from the Villanova fans who lingered at a bar near his postgame news conference and the Hall of Fame coach needed a score update. “Who's up?” It was bad news for Wright — the Philadelphia Eagles were losing a...

East-leading Bulls opening eyes, next up: suprising Memphis

Jan. 16, 2022 12:43 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The “MVP! MVP!” chants are ringing out in Chicago once again, this time for Bulls star DeMar DeRozan as fans have something to cheer about in the Windy City. The resurgent Bulls (27-14) are one of the surprising stories in the NBA, opening eyes sitting atop the...

Sweat inactive for Eagles after having 'emergency procedure'

Jan. 16, 2022 12:29 PM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Philadelphia defensive end Josh Sweat is inactive for Sunday’s NFC wild-card game after being admitted to the hospital earlier in the week for what the team described as a “life-threatening situation." The Eagles released a statement before the game saying...

Maryland businessman retires after 50 years with McDonald’s

Jan. 16, 2022 09:06 AM EST

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Back in January 1972, President Richard Nixon announced his bid for re-election. The Dallas Cowboys won the Super Bowl. The first Iowa Caucus was conducted. And 15-year-old Stan Neal of Hagerstown began a career with the best-known fast-food company in the...

Patriots, Jones end season with a dud in 47-17 loss to Bills

Jan. 16, 2022 02:10 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After gaining so much ground during Mac Jones’ rookie season, the New England Patriots faltered at the finish. Throttled 47-17 by the Buffalo Bills in a wild-card playoff game on Saturday night, the loss showed how much progress the Patriots still need...

Allen-led Bills throttle division rival Patriots, 47-17

Jan. 16, 2022 01:11 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The lingering sting of being embarrassed on home turf by the New England Patriots didn’t sit well with defensive end Jerry Hughes and the Buffalo Bills. On Saturday night, the Bills did something about it by erasing any doubt of who now rules the AFC...

Playoff frustration continues for Raiders in loss to Bengals

Jan. 15, 2022 22:47 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The playoff frustration for the Raiders just won't end. A season of tumult for Las Vegas could have been salved with the first playoff win in 19 years, but the Raiders couldn't catch up with the Cincinnati Bengals, who ended an even longer playoff drought of their...

Officiating in Raiders-Bengals problematic at times

Jan. 15, 2022 21:23 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — What mostly was a tense game between teams with long playoff droughts was disrupted Saturday by some problematic officiating. The Bengals beat the Raiders 26-19 in an AFC wild-card matchup that ended Cincinnati's 31-year run without a postseason victory. The...

Bengals hold on, finally win in playoffs, 26-19 over Raiders

Jan. 15, 2022 20:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Paul Brown Stadium nearly shook in triumph. The city of Cincinnati might have, too. Its latest hero, Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow, merely seemed to shrug after leading his team to its first playoff victory in 31 years, 26-19 over Las Vegas on Saturday in an AFC...