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Serena Williams has the chance to win her first title since 2017 after dominant semi-final victory

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Serena Williams has the chance to win her first title since the 2017 Australian Open after cruising to victory in the semi-final of the Auckland international. Williams took only 45 minutes to overwhelm third-seeded American Amanda Anisimova 6-1, 6-1. In the other semi-final, Jessica Pegula upset former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to set up a final at the ASB Classic against top-seeded Williams.

Serena Williams to bid for first title since 2017 after reaching Auckland International final

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Serena Williams has the chance to win her first title since the 2017 Australian Open after cruising to victory in the semi-final of the Auckland international. Williams took only 45 minutes to overwhelm third-seeded American Amanda Anisimova 6-1, 6-1. In the other semi-final, Jessica Pegula upset former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to set up a final at the ASB Classic against top-seeded Williams.

Serena Williams to meet Jessica Pegula in Auckland final

Saturday, January 11th, 2020

Jessica Pegula upset former world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki on Saturday to set up a final at the ASB Classic against top-seeded Serena Williams. The daughter of Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula came from a set down to beat formerly top-ranked Wozniacki 3-6, 6-4, 6-0 in Wozniacki's penultimate tournament before retirement. The crowd at the Auckland Tennis Center had barely recovered from the shock of Pegula's victory when Williams joined her in Sunday's final.

Buffalo Bills hire Eric Washington to coach defensive line

Friday, January 10th, 2020

The Buffalo Bills hired former Carolina Panthers defensive coordinator Eric Washington on Friday to become their defensive line coach. Washington has 12 years of NFL coaching experience. His future with the Panthers was uncertain under newly hired coach Matt Rhule.

Report: NFL investigating Bills for potential violation of injury-reporting policy

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The NFL is investigating whether the Buffalo Bills broke league rules regarding injury reporting after defensive end Jerry Hughes posted on Twitter that he played this season with torn ligaments in his wrist, The Buffalo News reports. The Buffalo chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America brought the issue to the league's attention after Hughes posted on Twitter Tuesday that he played with the injuries this season, according to the report. “I wasn't going to let those torn ligaments in my wrist slow me down as the team was so close to achieving our goal of an AFC East banner and playoff games,” Hughes wrote.

NFL looks into whether Bills violated injury reporting rules

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

The NFL is looking into whether the Buffalo Bills violated league rules on reporting injuries in connection to defensive end Jerry Hughes revealing he played with torn wrist ligaments. The league on Thursday notified the Buffalo chapter of the Pro Football Writers of America that it is standard policy to review what happened after being made aware of concerns raised earlier this week. Hughes, who did not miss a game, revealed the severity of the injury in a note posted on his Twitter account Tuesday.

What Is Marshawn Lynch’s Net Worth?

Wednesday, January 8th, 2020

He surpassed 100 rushing yards in 6 of the 9 games he appeared in during the regular season, including a 189-yard 2 touchdown performance against Oregon. Cal made the Las Vegas Bowl against Brigham Young University and came out victorious in a 35-28 game, thanks in large part to a monster performance from Lynch: 194 rushing yards and three rushing touchdowns. He was named bowl MVP and finished the season with 1,246 rushing yards.

Bills have work to do in offseason after playoff collapse

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

The lingering disappointment following an AFC wild-card playoff collapse at Houston won't deter Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott from having confidence in his team's young foundation. Stressing a desire to keep the developing core of the team intact, and placing faith in the overall growth displayed by second-year quarterback Josh Allen, McDermott said this is no time to rest on the modest accomplishments of Buffalo's first 10-win season in 20 years and its second playoff appearance in three seasons. ''Now it's about where we go from here, and I'm excited about what's ahead of us,'' McDermott said during an end-of-season news conference Tuesday, three days after Buffalo squandered a 16-0 second-half lead in a 22-19 overtime loss to the Texans.

Bills have work to do in offseason after playoff collapse

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

The lingering disappointment following an AFC wild-card playoff collapse at Houston won't deter Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott from having confidence in his team's young foundation. Stressing a desire to keep the developing core of the team intact, and placing faith in the overall growth displayed by second-year quarterback Josh Allen, McDermott said this is no time to rest on the modest accomplishments of Buffalo's first 10-win season in 20 years and its second playoff appearance in three seasons. “Now it's about where we go from here, and I'm excited about what's ahead of us,” McDermott said during an end-of-season news conference Tuesday, three days after Buffalo squandered a 16-0 second-half lead in a 22-19 overtime loss to the Texans.

Texans up for challenge of facing Chiefs in divisional round

Monday, January 6th, 2020

Deshaun Watson avoided two sacks to make a remarkable play that resulted in a 34-yard completion that set up the winning field goal in overtime. That Houdini-like escape was just the latest in a career where Watson has shown a knack for making highlight-reel plays. But as good as that one was, O'Brien believes a play Watson made against Oakland earlier this season when he took a cleat to the face before throwing a touchdown pass was better.