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Jets face Seahawks with playoff hopes at stake for both

The New York Jets and Seattle Seahawks both have their playoff hopes on the line when the teams meet on Sunday in Seattle. Both teams can still make the playoffs with a loss, but will need a lot of help along the way to make that happen, while the winner will go into Week 18 with a legitimate ...

Minnesota puts bowl win streak up vs. Syracuse in Pinstripe

Minnesota plays Syracuse in the Pinstripe Bowl in New York on Thursday. The Gophers are 8-4 after tying for second in the Big Ten West Division. The Orange are 7-5 after tying for third in the ACC Atlantic Division. Minnesota has won five straight bowl games and is 3-0 under coach P.J. Fleck. ...

Embiid, Harden help 76ers blow by Knicks to win 8th straight

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers weren't playing well, and worse than that, Joel Embiid thought he was playing soft. He and James Harden have the Sixers on too good a roll to stay down too long. "We just know how to play. We just know what to do," Embiid said. Embiid scored 35 ...

Vikings edge Giants 27-24 on Joseph’s game-ending 61-yard FG

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson got the ball just far enough across midfield for Minnesota Vikings coach Kevin O'Connell to summon Greg Joseph for a kick he'd never before made in a game from that distance. The Vikings found those extra edges in the crucial moments yet again. Joseph's ...

Singletary, Cook lead way as Bills beat Bears for AFC East

CHICAGO (AP) — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills came into the season with soaring expectations and their sights set on a deep playoff run. They earned one big prize by clinching their third straight division title. It's just the next step in what they hope is a path toward their ultimate ...

AP source: Correa’s ankle subject of talks with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets and Carlos Correa's agent are having discussions over the infielder's physical days after similar concerns from the San Francisco Giants led to a collapse of their agreement with All-Star. The Mets have not yet finalized a $315 million, 12-year contract ...

Kakko scores late to lead Rangers to 5-3 win over Islanders

NEW YORK (AP) — Kaapo Kakko scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:47 remaining and the New York Rangers rallied for a 5-3 win over the crosstown-rival Islanders on Thursday night for their eighth win in nine games. Barclay Goodrow had a goal and two assists, Julien Gauthier had a goal and an ...

Wilson’s poor performance has Jets in quite a QB quandary

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The frustrated, rain-soaked New York Jets fans were flat-out tired. Of getting drenched. Of being embarrassed. Of watching their quarterback fail snap after snap. The booing of Zach Wilson began in the first quarter and got louder just before at halftime when ...

Knicks rout Warriors 132-94, extend win streak to 8 games

NEW YORK (AP) — Immanuel Quickley scored 22 points, Jalen Brunson had 21 and the New York Knicks rolled to their eighth straight victory, beating the depleted Golden State Warriors 132-94 on Tuesday night. Quentin Grimes added 19 points and RJ Barrett had 18 as New York extended the longest ...

Power-play goals by Malkin, Rust help Pens stop Rangers, 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins coach Mike Sullivan thought his team wasn't playing with emotion throughout the first half of Tuesday night's game against the New York Rangers. Then a red-hot power play came to the rescue. Evgeni Malkin and Bryan Rust each scored with the man advantage as ...

Judge’s 62nd home run ball sells for $1.5 million at auction

RUNNEMEDE, N.J. (AP) — The ball New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hit for his American League-record 62nd home run has sold for $1.5 million at auction. The price is the second highest paid for a baseball auction, according to Goldin Executive Chairman and Founder Ken Goldin. He ...

Wilson’s up-and-down Jets return ends in disappointment

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson's comeback story was going about as well as he and the New York Jets could've hoped. There were big-time throws, a pretty touchdown and loud cheers from the MetLife Stadium crowd. Then came the second half. And a devastating ending. Wilson had a ...

Pitcher Chris Bassitt, Blue Jays finalize $63M, 3-year deal

TORONTO (AP) — Right-hander Chris Bassitt and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized their $63 million, three-year contract on Friday. "Couldn't be more excited to call this place home for at least the next three years," Bassitt posted on Twitter along with a photo of the diamond at Rogers Centre. ...

Knicks rally to beat Pacers 109-106 for 7th straight victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jalen Brunson scored 30 points, Julius Randle made six free throws in the final minute and the New York Knicks beat the Indiana Pacers 109-106 on Sunday for their NBA-best seventh consecutive victory. The 19th and final lead change came in the final minute, when Randle ...

Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving lead Nets past Pistons, 124-121

DETROIT (AP) — Kevin Durant scored a career-high 26 of his 43 points in the third quarter, helping the Brooklyn Nets overcome a 17-point halftime deficit in a 124-121 victory over the Detroit Pistons on Sunday night. Kyrie Irving added 38 points in Brooklyn's seventh straight victory over ...

Panarin leads surging Rangers to 7-1 win over Blackhawks

CHICAGO (AP) — Artemi Panarin had a goal and two assists, Igor Shesterkin stopped 29 shots and the New York Rangers beat the Chicago Blackhawks 7-1 on Sunday night for their seventh straight win. Vincent Trocheck, Filip Chytil and Kappo Kakko each had a goal and an assist, and Vitali ...

West Virginia honors Huggins with 96-78 win over Buffalo

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (AP) — Erik Stevenson scored a season-high 22 points, Jimmy Bell Jr. had a double-double, and West Virginia celebrated Bob Huggins Hall of Fame Day by defeating Buffalo 96-78 on Sunday. With 925 wins, Huggins is third all-time in Division I behind Mike Krzyzewski and Jim ...

Skinner scores 2, Thompson gets 1 as Sabres beat Coyotes 5-2

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Tage Thompson scored the tiebreaking goal on a power play midway through the third period and Jeff Skinner had two goals and an assist in his his return from three-game suspension as the Buffalo Sabres beat the Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Saturday night. Tyson Jost and Kyle ...

Varlamov has 35 saves as Islanders beat Golden Knights 5-2

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Semyon Varlamov stopped 35 shots before leaving with an injury in the third period and the New York Islanders beat the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 on Saturday night. Zach Parise and Brock Nelson each had a goal and an assist, and Anders Lee, Hudson Faschling, Simon Holmstrom ...

Skidding Dolphins see positives despite 32-29 loss to Bills

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Down but not defeated. And definitely not done. Tua Tagovailoa and the Miami Dolphins believe they're still taking positive steps toward making the playoffs despite being in the midst of a three-game skid following a 32-29 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Saturday ...