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Syracuse, Wake Forest try to turn around sinking seasons

Syracuse and Wake Forest had fast starts and late struggles this season. Both once had hopes of winning the ACC Atlantic Divison. The Orange opened 6-0 but then dropped four straight games. The Demon Deacons had a three-game skid. Each hopes to finish strong and improve their bowl possibilities ...

Manfred sure Mets-Yanks collusion query will find no issue

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Thursday that Major League Baseball is looking into potentially improper communication between the New York Mets and Yankees regarding star free agent Aaron Judge and said he is confident the inquiry will find no issues. "I'm ...

Giants look for 8th win as they host improving Lions

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Detroit Lions and New York Giants have been hanging out in the same neighborhood of the NFL for the past seven years, at least in terms of the standings. Neither team has made the playoffs since 2016. The Giants were 4-13 last season, while the Lions were ...

Lions go for third straight win, seek to slow down Giants

The New York Giants will try to improve to 8-2 and end the Detroit Lions' two-game winning streak when the teams meet Sunday. The Giants returned from their bye week and beat the Houston Texans 24-16 at home. The Lions are improving under second-year coach Dan Campbell. They are looking for ...

Aaron Judge’s record-setting home run ball up for auction

NEW YORK (AP) — The ball New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hit for his American League record 62nd homer has gone up for auction. Cory Youmans, who caught the ball, sold its rights to the auction house Goldin, whose founder says it will "almost certainly" bring in the highest price ever ...

NFL shifts Bills’ game vs. Browns to Detroit due to storm

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Mother Nature is forcing the Buffalo Bills to shuffle off to the Motor City. The NFL decided Thursday to shift the Bills' home game against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday to Detroit's Ford Field because of travel and safety concerns stemming from a lake-effect ...

Judge wins AL MVP in runaway; Goldschmidt takes NL prize

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees won the American League MVP award on Thursday night, and St. Louis Cardinals slugger Paul Goldschmidt took the NL prize. After hitting 62 home runs this season to break the AL record, Judge easily beat out Los Angeles Angels two-way phenom ...

Jets can snap streak, take over 1st in AFC East vs. Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Jets center Connor McGovern has played only three seasons in New York. But he's spent his entire career in the AFC, more than long enough to know what it has taken for teams to succeed in the conference over the past two-plus decades. "I think everybody in the AFC ...

Estrada scores 33, Hofstra tops George Washington 85-80

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Aaron Estrada scored 33 points and Hofstra used a late 9-0 run to beat George Washington 85-80 on Monday night, offsetting a career-high 44-point effort from the Colonials' James Bishop. Estrada added five rebounds and three steals for the Pride (3-0). Tyler Thomas ...

Dobson helps Islanders beat Senators 4-2 for 9th win in 11

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Noah Dobson scored the tiebreaking goal in the second period and the New York Islanders beat the Ottawa Senators 4-2 Monday night for their ninth win in 11 games. Oliver Wahlstrom, Jean-Gabriel Pageau and Brock Nelson also scored, and Mathew Barzal had two assists for ...

Davis scores season-high 37, Lakers beat Nets to snap skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis had a season-high 37 points and 18 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Brooklyn Nets 116-103 on Sunday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Davis grabbed 10 offensive rebounds, which tied a career-high in a regular-season game, as the Lakers led ...

Gilgeous-Alexander, Giddey power Thunder past Knicks

NEW YORK (AP) — Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 37 points, Josh Giddey had a triple-double and the Oklahoma City Thunder shot a season-high 62.5% from the field in a 145-135 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday. Giddey had 24 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds for the Thunder, who ...

Jones, Barkley lead Giants past Texans 24-16 for 7-2 start

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have been finding ways to win all season and they came up with a new one against the Houston Texans. Saquon Barkley left. Saquon Barkley right. Saquon Barkley up the middle. Barkley carried a career-high 35 times for 152 yards and scored a ...

Almonor scores 22 as Fairleigh Dickinson topples Manhattan

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — Ansley Almonor had 22 points in Fairleigh Dickinson's 77-74 win against Manhattan on Sunday night. Almonor also contributed five rebounds and three blocks for the Knights (2-1). Grant Singleton scored 20 points and added eight assists and five steals. Demetre Roberts had ...

Turnover-prone Allen coughs up 3 more in Bills loss to Vikes

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Allen lay face down on the field and kicked his feet on the turf. No, the Buffalo Bills quarterback did not aggravate an injury to his throwing elbow while sliding to tackle Minnesota's Patrick Peterson. He was, instead, reacting out of frustration for throwing ...

Nets coach Vaughn has no update on when Irving might return

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kyrie Irving's return from suspension is still unknown, with Brooklyn Nets coach Jacque Vaughn saying Sunday he had no update on the guard. Irving was suspended by the Nets for a minimum of five games on Nov. 3 for refusing to say he had no antisemitic beliefs, and the ...

NFL: Bills’ catch vs Vikings should have been overturned

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Vikings beat the Bills in overtime. If not for an officiating mistake, they might have won in regulation. The NFL's senior vice president of officiating acknowledged there was a breakdown in the instant replay process after a pivotal play late in Minnesota's ...

Goodrow, Fox lead Rangers to 4-1 win over Coyotes

NEW YORK (AP) — Barclay Goodrow and Adam Fox scored late in the second period as the New York Rangers beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 on Sunday night. Chris Kreider and Ryan Carpenter also scored and Igor Shesterkin made 31 saves for the Rangers who snapped a three-game home losing streak. The ...

Suspended Irving won’t return for Nets on Sunday vs Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brooklyn guard Kyrie Irving won't play Sunday against the Los Angeles Lakers, the first game he is eligible to return after he was suspended by the Nets for refusing to say he had no antisemitic beliefs. Coach Jacque Vaughn said Saturday before the Nets beat the Clippers ...

Nets pull away late, take down Clippers 110-95

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 27 points, Seth Curry added 22 and the Brooklyn Nets broke free midway through the fourth quarter Saturday for a 110-95 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. Nic Claxton had 13 points and 14 rebounds as the Nets improved to 4-1 since Kyrie Irving was ...