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Baylor guard Jared Butler (12) shoots a three-point basket past Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Jan. 18, 2021, in Waco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jerry Larson)

Butler scores 30, unbeaten No. 2 Baylor tops No. 9 Kansas

Jan. 19, 2021 12:38 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler hit a 3-pointer on the first shot of the game and No. 2 Baylor jumped out to a big lead. The standout guard kept scoring points — and making plays when No. 9 Kansas tried to get close late. Butler had a season-high 30 points and eight assists as the Bears remained...

Buffalo Bills' Taiwan Jones (25) celebrates with Dion Dawkins (73) 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/John Munson)

Bills believe they're improved since Week 6 loss to Chiefs

Jan. 18, 2021 5:42 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Allen spent the regular season leading the Bills to a franchise-record matching 13 wins and their first AFC East title in 25 years. Buffalo’s defense has done its part the past two weeks in getting the team to its first conference championship game...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady leaves the field an NFL divisional round playoff football game against the New Orleans Saints, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in New Orleans. The Buccaneers won 30-20. (AP Photo/Brett Duke)

Still playing: Bills, Bucs risen from Super Bowl droughts

Jan. 18, 2021 2:40 AM EST

In the 1990s, the Bills buffaloed their way to four successive — if not successful — Super Bowls. No other franchise has managed that. About a decade later, the long-downtrodden Buccaneers swashbuckled to an NFL title. Ever since, pretty much nothing for those teams. Until now. Next weekend,...

Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Chad Henne celebrates after a run during the second half of an NFL divisional round football game against the Cleveland Browns, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Brady vs Rodgers, possibly Mahomes vs. Allen in title games

Jan. 17, 2021 10:22 PM EST

Tom Brady will take on Aaron Rodgers in a matchup of quarterback legends in the NFC title game. The AFC championship could feature two of the top young QBs if Patrick Mahomes is healthy enough to start for Kansas City against Buffalo's Josh Allen. An enticing final four in the NFL was set up Sunday when Brady's...

Cleveland Browns wide receiver Rashard Higgins (82) fumbles the ball over Kansas City Chiefs safety Daniel Sorensen at the goal line during the first half of an NFL divisional round football game, Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021, in Kansas City. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

Browns' comeback comes up short, fall to Chiefs in playoffs

Jan. 17, 2021 9:06 PM EST

Just like so many painful playoff losses in their past, the Browns came up achingly short — inches from a game-swinging play, inches from a last chance. Cleveland's turnaround season ended Sunday in heartbreak. “For now," said quarterback Baker Mayfield. “It's definitely going to...

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers pumps his fist after an NFL divisional playoff football game against the Los Angeles Rams Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wis. The Packers defeated the Rams 32-18 to advance to the NFC championship game. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Rodgers, Allen lead Packers and Bills into title games

Jan. 16, 2021 11:40 PM EST

Aaron Rodgers is thankful for the chance to play a conference title game at home for the first time in his career. Josh Allen is just happy to get into one wherever it happens to be. Rodgers threw two TD passes and ran for another score to lead the top-seeded Green Bay Packers into the NFC championship game with...

Texas forward Kamaka Hepa (33) shoots and scores against Kansas State in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Austin, Texas. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Hepa scores 15 as No. 4 Texas romps over K-State 82-67

Jan. 16, 2021 11:23 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A depleted roster forced Texas deep into its bench for seldom-used Kamaka Hepa, whose biggest moments this season have been as the Longhorns’ biggest cheerleader on the sideline. Given his chance, Hepa delivered the big shots on the court Saturday night, scoring 15 points as the...

The Latest: Iowa St-Kansas men's basketball game postponed

Jan. 15, 2021 7:57 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 6 Kansas' scheduled home game Saturday against Iowa State has been postponed because of positive COVID-19 tests and contacting tracing within the Cyclones' program. The schools said late Friday that they intend to work with...

FILE — This file combo of images shows, from left, amateur basketball league director Merl Code, former Adidas executive James Gatto, and business manager Christian Dawkins. A federal appeals court in New York, Friday, Jan. 15, 2020, upheld convictions Code, Gatto and Dawkins in a college basketball scandal that spoiled the careers of several coaches. (AP Photo/File)

Appeals court OKs convictions in college basketball scandal

Jan. 15, 2021 4:55 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York on Friday upheld convictions against a sports marketer, an aspiring agent and a financial adviser in a college basketball scandal that spoiled the careers of several coaches and left a stain on the integrity of college athletics. The 2nd U.S. Circuit...

Collier, No. 21 Texas women bounce back to beat Kansas 79-72

Jan. 14, 2021 10:28 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Charli Collier had 28 points and 14 rebounds and No. 21 Texas bounced back from its worst Big 12 loss since 2012-13 to beat Kansas 79-72 on Thursday night. In a 92-58 loss to West Virginia on Saturday, Collier picked up three fouls in the first quarter and finished with just five...