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Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs stands on the field after the AFC championship NFL football game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. The Chiefs won 38-24. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Bills motivated to improve after AFC championship loss to KC

Jan. 25, 2021 7:19 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Cole Beasley was so committed to being part of what became the Buffalo Bills’ deepest postseason run in 27 years, the veteran slot receiver spent the past three weeks playing on a broken leg. The partially broken fibula will eventually heal without needing surgery. The pain...

Kansas City Chiefs defensive tackle Chris Jones, left, tackles Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Allen during the second half of the AFC championship NFL football game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Chiefs toughen up on defense, punch ticket to Super Bowl

Jan. 24, 2021 11:55 PM EST

Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills led the AFC in scoring until they ran into a defensive coordinator known for shutting down high-scoring offenses. Now Steve Spagnuolo gets another shot at Tom Brady in the Super Bowl, this time with both guys on different teams. Thirteen years after Spagnuolo’s aggressive...

Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) reacts after an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Washington. The Sabres won 4-3 in a shootout. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Linus Ullmark perfect in shootout, Sabres beat Capitals

Jan. 24, 2021 6:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linus Ullmark endured a wave of emotions in less than a week since learning of his father's death at the age of 63. After stopping all three shots he faced in the shootout Sunday to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 for his first victory of the season, the Swedish...

FILE- In this Feb. 10, 2019, file photo, Team Szabados forward Audra Richards (21) is congratulated after scoring a goal against Team Stecklein in the NWHL All-Star Hockey Game in Nashville, Tenn. The women's hockey league thinks it can make it work with the same kind of COVID-19 testing the NBA used in its Disney World bubble. Players, coaches and staff will essentially be limited to hotel and Herb Brooks Arena, the site of the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” that serves as a historic setting for a unique season.  (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Women's bubble hockey: NWHL season will be a 2-week sprint

Jan. 22, 2021 1:36 PM EST

Tyler Tumminia has lost plenty of sleep trying to get the National Women's Hockey League back on the ice. The interim commissioner has one night left to toss and turn before it becomes a reality. The NWHL goes full bubble hockey Saturday when its two-week sprint of a season begins in a quarantined environment in...

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stefon Diggs (14) celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills' Diggs among NFL elite receiving company this weekend

Jan. 22, 2021 2:36 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — With his name plastered on election campaign-style lawns signs — “Allen-Diggs 2020” — popping up across Buffalo, receiver Stefon Diggs requires no further introduction. And yet, cornerback Tre’Davious White playfully decided one was necessary...

Williams scores 24 to lift Buffalo over E. Michigan 92-77

Jan. 21, 2021 6:09 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeenathan Williams had 24 points as Buffalo topped Eastern Michigan 92-77 on Thursday. Ronaldo Segu had 19 points and six rebounds for Buffalo (6-5, 4-3 Mid-American Conference). LaQuill Hardnett added 13 points and five assists. Jayvon Graves had 12 points. Buffalo posted a...

FILE - IN this Jan. 30, 1994 file photo, Buffalo Bills' Bruce Smith holds up his injured hand during the third quarter of Super Bowl XXVIII against the Dallas Cowboys in Atlanta.   Smith is happy seeing the Buffalo Bills finally back in the AFC championship game for the first time in 27 years. What excites him more is a belief the team seems poised for long-term success in drawing comparisons of Buffalo's team in 1988, which would eventually go on to make, and lose, four straight Super Bowl appearances starting in '91. (AP Photo /John J. Gaps III, File)

Shades of '88? Bruce Smith sees same potential in 2020 Bills

Jan. 21, 2021 4:38 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Win or lose, and make no mistake Bruce Smith is rooting for the Bills to beat the Chiefs on Sunday, the NFL’s career leader in sacks is confident Buffalo’s future is bright. “This is just the beginning,” Smith told The Associated Press by phone this...

Buffalo Bills' Micah Hyde (23) celebrates with teammates after an NFL divisional round football game against the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. The Bills won 17-3. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Bills among the NFL's 4 defenses peaking in the postseason

Jan. 20, 2021 7:04 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Leslie Frazier’s faith in his Bills defense never wavered even at the lowest point of Buffalo’s season. It was mid-November and the Bills were entering their bye week on the heels of a 32-30 defeat at Arizona. Immediately dubbed “The Hail Murray,” the...

FILE - In this Jan. 15, 2021, file photo, a nursing home resident receives the COVID-19 vaccine by a CVS Pharmacist at Harlem Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, a nursing home facility in Harlem neighborhood of New York. The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled.(AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)

States report vaccine shortages and cancel appointments

Jan. 20, 2021 4:44 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The push to inoculate Americans against the coronavirus is hitting a roadblock: A number of states are reporting they are running out of vaccine, and tens of thousands of people who managed to get appointments for a first dose are seeing them canceled. Karen Stachowiak, a first-grade...

Indianapolis Colts' Philip Rivers (17) throws a pass to Jack Doyle for a touchdown during the second half of an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Buffalo Bills Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Colts QB Rivers, 39, retires from NFL after 17 seasons

Jan. 20, 2021 2:26 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Philip Rivers first started tossing footballs as a high-school ball boy, he heaved them any way he could. The throwing motion stuck — and success soon followed. Rivers used that strange, shot put-like style to land a college scholarship, become a first-round draft pick and...