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Culver’s double-double helps WVU beat Rhode Island 86-81

By MATT THORNSBURY Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Derek Culver scored a career-high 25 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead West Virginia to an 86-81 victory over Rhode Island on Sunday. Jermaine Haley added 18 points, Emmitt Matthews Jr. scored 14 and Oscar Tshiebwe had 11 ...

Rodgers throws 4 TDs, Packers beat skidding Giants 31-13

By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers threw four touchdown passes in the snow and the Green Bay Packers rebounded from a dismal West Coast performance to beat New York 31-13 Sunday. The Packers sent the Giants to their eighth straight loss, their worst ...

Guise, Redskins hold on to beat Panthers 29-21

By STEVE REED AP Sports Writer CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Derrius Guice ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns and the Washington Redskins made a late goal-line stand to secure a 29-21 victory over the Carolina Panthers on Sunday for their second straight victory. Adrian Peterson added 99 yards ...

Antetokounmpo leads Bucks by Cavs

CLEVELAND (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 11 of his 33 points in the fourth quarter and Milwaukee held off Cleveland for its 10th straight victory. Antetokounmpo grabbed 12 rebounds and has had double-doubles in every game this season for Milwaukee, at 16-3 the top team in the Eastern ...

Patriots sign kicker Kai Forbath to replace Nick Folk

By Glen Farley Associated Press FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots turned their revolving door on kickers Friday, signing veteran Kai Forbath to replace Nick Folk. Folk was released one day after he reportedly underwent an emergency appendectomy. He signed with the team on ...

Aliu calls Flames coach’s apology ‘misleading, insincere’

By The Associated Press Akim Aliu is not happy with the apology Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters issued for a racial slur he allegedly used when both were in the minors 10 years ago. The former NHL player released his own statement Thursday on Twitter, saying he found Peters’ statement a ...

Devils hand slumping Canadiens 6th straight loss

MONTREAL (AP) — Blake Coleman had two goals and two assists and the New Jersey Devils handed the Montreal Canadiens their sixth straight loss, 6-4 on Thursday night. Travis Zajac, Miles Wood, Jesper Boqvist and Damon Severson also scored and Nikita Gusev had three assists for his first ...

Trick TD sparks Bills in 26-15 Thanksgiving win over Cowboys

By Schuyler Dixon AP Pro Football Writer ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — John Brown became the first Buffalo receiver to throw a touchdown pass and the Bills went on to beat the Dallas Cowboys 26-15 on Thursday. Bills quarterback Josh Allen ran for a touchdown and threw a TD pass to Cole ...

Bears battle back to take down Lions 24-20

By Larry Lage AP Sports Writer DETROIT (AP) — Mitchell Trubisky threw a go-ahead, 3-yard touchdown pass to David Montgomery with 2:17 left, lifting the Chicago Bears to a 24-20 win over the slumping Detroit Lions on Thursday. The Bears took the lead on the nine-play, 90-yard drive and ...

Lock used time on IR to slow his mind, speed his growth

By Arnie Stapleton AP Pro Football Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Drew Lock used his time on injured reserve to slow down his racing mind and speed up his transition from spread college quarterback to drop-back pro passer. Lock, expected to get his first start for the Broncos (3-8) this ...