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Washington Capitals center Nic Dowd (26) shoots the puck that went over the net against Buffalo Sabres goaltender Linus Ullmark (35) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Linus Ullmark perfect in shootout, Sabres beat Capitals

Jan. 24, 2021 6:06 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Linus Ullmark stopped 28 shots in regulation and overtime and three more in the shootout to help the Buffalo Sabres beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Sunday for just their second victory in six games this season. Ullmark picked up his first win of the season six days after learning of...

Green Bay Packers' Aaron Jones (33) fumbles after being hit by Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Jordan Whitehead (33) during the second half of the NFC championship NFL football game in Green Bay, Wis., Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

Packers' Jones, Bucs' Whitehead leave NFC championship game

Jan. 24, 2021 5:53 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay running back Aaron Jones left Sunday’s NFC championship game early in the third quarter with a chest injury suffered when he was tackled and fumbled going to the ground on a hit by Tampa Bay safety Jordan Whitehead. Jones’ fumble set up Tom Brady’s...

Chiefs have Edwards-Helaire, no Bell, Watkins vs Bills

Jan. 24, 2021 5:33 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs have Clyde Edwards-Helaire but are missing fellow running back Le'Veon Bell and veteran wide receiver Sammy Watkins for their AFC championship game against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Edwards-Helaire has been out since mid-December, when the 32nd overall...

Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby (3) shoots over Indiana Pacers forward Domantas Sabonis (11) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Anunoby's hot hand helps short-handed Raptors beat Pacers

Jan. 24, 2021 4:36 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Toronto coach Nick Nurse knew needed somebody to replace the scoring void left by two missing All-Stars. OG Anunoby delivered with jab after jab Sunday. He scored a season-high 30 points, grabbed eight rebounds, defended well and made three of four free throws in the final minute to...

FILE - In this April 25, 2019, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Pittsburgh. A person familiar with the trade talks tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees made the second addition to their starting rotation of the offseason, agreeing to acquire right-hander Taillon from the Pirates for four prospects. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Yankees get Jameson Taillon from Pirates for 4 prospects

Jan. 24, 2021 3:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees made another high-risk offseason addition to their starting rotation, acquiring right-hander Jameson Taillon from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday for four prospects. Pittsburgh received right-handers Roansy Contreras and Miguel Yajure, infielder Maikol Escotto and outfielder...

Perea among 16 young US players added for game vs Trinidad

Jan. 24, 2021 2:07 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Midfielder Andrés Perea was among 16 young players added Sunday to the United States roster for the Jan. 31 exhibition against Trinidad and Tobago at Orlando, Florida, after he was approved for a switch of affiliation from Colombia by FIFA. Perea had played for Colombia’s...

New Orleans Saints tight end Jared Cook, center, fumbles the ball as he is hit by Tampa Bay Buccaneers strong safety Antoine Winfield Jr. during the second half of an NFL divisional round playoff football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Buccaneers' Devin White recovered the ball. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Bucs safety Winfield inactive for NFC championship game

Jan. 24, 2021 2:04 PM EST

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Antoine Winfield Jr. won’t play in Sunday’s NFC championship game against the Green Bay Packers because of an ankle injury. Winfield didn’t practice Friday and had been listed as questionable on that day’s injury report. This...

FILE- In this Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni speaks during a news conference at the NFL football team's facility in Indianapolis. The Philadelphia Eagles are nearing a deal to hire Nick Sirianni to be their head coach, according to two people familiar with the decision. Both people spoke to The Associated Press Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, on condition of anonymity because the team hasn't officially announced the hiring.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Eagles hire Colts OC Nick Sirianni as head coach

Jan. 24, 2021 1:25 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Three days after choosing Nick Sirianni to be their new coach, the Philadelphia Eagles made it official. The team announced Sirianni's hiring on Sunday, posting on Twitter a photo of Sirianni wearing an Eagles visor and the caption: “Copped ourselves a head coach.”...

Switzerland's Beat Feuz gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill, in Kitzbuehel, Austria, Sunday, Jan. 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Giovanni Auletta)

Swiss skier Beat Feuz wins 2nd Kitzbühel downhill in 3 days

Jan. 24, 2021 9:07 AM EST

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — For the second time in three days, Beat Feuz triumphed in a race that he had unsuccessfully tried to win for a decade. The Swiss skier won this weekend’s second men’s World Cup downhill on the Streif course Sunday, repeating his victory from two days earlier....

United States' Ryan Cochran Siegle falls during an alpine ski, men's World Cup downhill in Kitzbühel, Austria, Friday, Jan. 22, 2021. (AP Photo/Marco Trovati)

Cochran-Siegle eyes return to skiing after breaking his neck

Jan. 24, 2021 6:10 AM EST

KITZBÜHEL, Austria (AP) — Two days after fracturing his neck in a downhill crash on the Streif course in Kitzbühel, Ryan Cochran-Siegle said Sunday he is aiming to return to ski racing before the end of the World Cup season in March. However, the American skier was doubtful about competing in...