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New England Patriots defensive end Dominique Easley, center, tackles Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, right, as he releases a pass during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015, in Foxborough, Mass. Patriots' Tavon Wilson (27) looks to defend on the play. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Perfect Patriots, Panthers remain 1-2

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

NEW YORK — The New England Patriots and the Carolina Panthers remained the league’s only unbeaten teams going into Week 12. Not surprisingly, both teams also retained the top spots in the latest AP Pro32 rankings on Tuesday. The Patriots received 10 of the 12 first-place votes in balloting by the 12 media members who regularly cover the league. The … 0

With Amendola out, Brady could be lacking targets

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Tom Brady is running out of receivers. Two more New England pass-catchers — Aaron Dobson and Danny Amendola — left Monday night’s game with injuries, leaving Brady to fill in with backups, running backs and a Gronk. The Patriots held on to beat the Buffalo Bills 20-13 and remain undefeated for the season, but Brady had his least efficient game yet, … 0

B’s trim Leafs, 4-3

Monday, November 23, 2015

TORONTO — David Krejci scored the only goal in the shootout and Patrice Bergeron extended his point streak to eight games as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday night to sweep a home-and-home series. Brad Marchand scored twice and Zac Rinaldo also had a goal in regulation for … 0

Maturity helps Kyle Busch finally win 1st Cup title

Monday, November 23, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — There was a time early in Kyle Busch’s career that his talent could not save his job. Wrecked race cars and temper tantrums helped wear out his welcome with Rick Hendrick, who let Busch go … 0

It’s Osweiler, Broncos vs. Pats

Monday, November 23, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Brock Osweiler is preparing for his second consecutive start for the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning is seeking a second opinion on his injured left foot. Manning flew to Charlotte, North Carolina, on Monday to … 0

Manziel video causes stir as Browns end bye week

Monday, November 23, 2015

CLEVELAND — Johnny Manziel couldn’t make it through the Browns’ bye week without being a distraction. Manziel, who promised last week that he wouldn’t embarrass Cleveland’s organization while the team was off, spent time partying in Texas and … 0

Rex is vexed by unbeaten Patriots

Sunday, November 22, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — It’s over. So says Buffalo coach Rex Ryan, who conceded the AFC East to the undefeated New England Patriots this week even though the Bills — and everyone else in the division — still have a mathematical chance to catch the Super Bowl champions. “They are … 0

Nets trim Celts, 111-101

Sunday, November 22, 2015

NEW YORK — Brook Lopez had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Jarrett Jack scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Boston Celtics 111-101 on Sunday for a split of … 0

Kyle Busch wins first Cup title

Monday, November 23, 2015

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kyle Busch opened the season in a hospital bed and ended it in victory lane with the championship trophy. Busch completed the ultimate comeback Sunday night by winning his first career Sprint Cup title just … 0

Bradley, Thomas lead Celtics to 120-95 win

Friday, November 20, 2015

BOSTON — Avery Bradley scored 21 points and Isaiah Thomas added 18 points and nine assists to power the Boston Celtics over the Brooklyn Nets 120-95 on Friday night at TD Garden. The Celtics (7-5) shot 62 percent … 0

Patriots’ Gronkowski not about to alter his style to avoid flags

Thursday, November 19, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Don’t expect a few yellow flags to change the way New England’s Rob Gronkowski plays football. Despite compiling a team-high seven penalties this season, the Patriots’ tight end balked at the suggestion of altering his game … 0

Truex emerges as unlikely chase contender

Thursday, November 19, 2015

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. — Martin Truex waited at the dais as the three drivers he will race for a championship had achievements read that made them all seem fit to wear NASCAR’s crown. Kevin Harvick, the defending Sprint Cup … 0

Bruins beat Wild

Thursday, November 19, 2015

BOSTON — Loui Eriksson scored three goals and the Boston Bruins beat the slumping Minnesota Wild 4-2 on Thursday night. Eriksson wrapped up his third career hat trick when he converted a perfect give-and-go from David Krejci early … 0