Bills get OK to play in full stadium

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ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Welcome back, Bills Mafia. The Buffalo Bills received the green light from state health officials to return to full capacity for home games this season, the team announced Monday. Vaccinated and unvaccinated fans will be allowed to attend, though unvaccinated ...

AP: Harden commits to US Olympic men’s team

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USA Basketball’s Olympic men’s roster is getting closer to filled, with now as many as eight spots on the 12-person team claimed. Brooklyn’s James Harden has told the U.S. men’s national team that he is committed to playing next month at the Tokyo Games, a person familiar with the ...

Searching for sticky stuff: MLB umps start checking pitchers

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jacob deGrom was stopped coming off the mound after retiring the side in order in the first inning, and chuckled as he handed his glove and cap over to the umpire. The New York Mets ace then undid his belt buckle as requested, showing there was no goop there either. ...

Namath excited for Wilson, says Jets fans ‘deserve’ a title

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NEW YORK (AP) — Joe Namath has heard the question for years. Decades, really. Can the Jets’ quarterback — whoever that happens to be — become the next Broadway Joe? The franchise has been on a mostly fruitless search since Namath last played for the Jets in 1976, a span during which ...

Vegas leans on 1-2 goalie combo to even series vs. Canadiens

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MONTREAL (AP) — Vegas coach Peter DeBoer can’t think of a more challenging position for a player to be in than goalie Robin Lehner having to bide his time backing up Marc-Andre Fleury during a playoff run. Lehner might not have as accomplished a resume as Fleury, a three-time Stanley Cup ...