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Bills give Sean McDermott second playoff berth of first 3 seasons

[ad_1] 11:33 PM ETMarcel Louis-JacquesESPN PITTSBURGH -- For just the second time in the past 20 years, the Buffalo Bills are playoff-bound.The Bills secured at least an AFC Wild Card berth Sunday in a 17-10 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers, marking coach Sean McDermott's second playoff berth in his three seasons in Buffalo -- joining Wade Phillips and Lou Saban as the only Bills coaches to do so.After missing the
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Pacioretty scores twice, Golden Knights top Canucks 6-3

[ad_1] LAS VEGAS (AP) — Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 Sunday night. Nick Holden, Valentin Zykov, Jonathan Marchessault and Mark Stone also scored for the Golden Knights. It was the fifth time this season Vegas had five different goal scorers in a game. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 shots to improve to 12-2-1 in his career against
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Dolphins’ loss latest proof O-line has to be an offseason priority – Miami Dolphins Blog

[ad_1] EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- There was nothing significant left to dissect about the 2019 Miami Dolphins after their 36-20 loss to the New York Giants. Interest long ago turned to 2020 and Miami's long-term holes are plentiful, but they start with the offensive line.For the second consecutive week, the Dolphins did a complete swap of their starting guards, making Week 14 starters Evan Boehm and Keaton Sutherland inactive while
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Kopitar scores 2, Kings beat Red Wings 4-2

[ad_1] DETROIT (AP) — Anze Kopitar passed Wayne Gretzky on the all-time scoring list — for the Los Angeles Kings, that is. Kopitar scored twice to help the Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Sunday night. The goals gave Kopitar 919 career points, moving him past Gretzky and into fourth place on the franchise list. Article continues below ... “I mean, he probably got his points in 400 games,
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Deshaun Watson and Texans plunge dagger in Titans’ division hopes – Tennessee Titans Blog

[ad_1] 4:33 PM ETTurron DavenportESPN Close Covered Eagles for USA Today Covered the Ravens for Baltimore Times Played college football at Cheyney UniversityNASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Titans won four in a row and six out of seven games to put themselves squarely in the AFC South race, but couldn't finish the comeback on Sunday.The Titans came up short in a 24-21 loss at home to the Houston Texans with
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College Basketball Power Rankings – Kansas claims top spot, but for how long?

[ad_1] Another week, another No. 1 conundrum. The top of the rankings has been an undesirable destination for teams this season, with four No. 1 teams losing in the first six weeks of the season. The latest was Louisville, which sat atop the Power Rankings for two weeks before falling to Texas Tech in the Jimmy V Classic last Tuesday.Ohio State was the obvious choice to take its turn on
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Derek Carr booed as Raiders lose final game in Oakland

[ad_1] OAKLAND -- The jeers were noticeable as Derek Carr jogged to the Black Hole to thank fans for the support they had shown him since arriving to the Oakland Raiders as a second-round draft pick in 2014.And after fans showered the quarterback's scrum with beer, soda and assorted trash, the boos from the sold-out crowd of 52,788 grew thunderous as Carr emerged into full view of fans and sprinted
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Kane scores 3 times as Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

[ad_1] CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Kane scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Chicago Blackhawks stopped a four-game slide by topping the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on Sunday night. Brandon Saad and David Kampf also scored for Chicago, which was coming off a heartbreaking loss at St. Louis. The last-place Blackhawks had dropped seven of nine overall. Kevin Fiala scored twice for Minnesota in the
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Vikings’ defense finally exerts itself heading into playoff position – Minnesota Vikings Blog

[ad_1] CARSON, Calif. -- The Minnesota Vikings were already in firm position for the playoffs ahead of their Week 15 game against the Los Angeles Chargers. After winning 39-10 on a day where its defense remembered just what it’s capable of, the Vikings are even further in line to get back to the postseason in 2019.Pivotal play: Minnesota’s pass defense was getting annihilated on third down. Ahead of halftime, the