For the Bills, they were able to overcome a sluggish offensive performance thanks to their strong defense in a 17-3 win over Baltimore at home last week in strong winds and biting cold in Buffalo. The Bills broke the game open on Taron Johnson’s 101-yard interception return for a score. Allen and Stefon Diggs have become an elite pass/catch combo, but the Bills fate could rely on finding an ability to run the football with someone other than their quarterback. Buffalo rushed for only 32 yards on 16 carries against the Ravens. Without that running threat, the Bills could give the ball back to the Chiefs and Mahomes a lot. And that could be a real problem. … [Read more...] about Patrick Mahomes, Josh Allen are headline acts in AFC Championship game.
Closure deep wave
"I'm at the Lincoln Memorial, on the National Mall, in our nation's secured capital city," he said. "The last few weeks, last few years, we've witnessed deep divisions and a troubling rancor in our land. But tonight we ponder the United States of America." … [Read more...] about Tom Hanks opens Joe Biden inauguration event with powerful statement about ‘the journey ahead’
A starry collection of Broadway's most prominent musical actors collaborated on a medley of Seasons of Love from the show Rent and Let the Sun Shine In from Hair, among them Christopher Jackson, Reéne Elise Goldsberry, Laura Benanti, Betty Buckley and Javier Muñoz. Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda recited from The Cure at Troy by Irish poet Seamus Heaney. … [Read more...] about Hollywood on the Potomac: A-List Turns out for Biden-Harris
Because of the pandemic and security precautions, inaugural festivities were mostly virtual -- inaugural balls scrapped and the star-studded "Celebrating America" made for TV viewing -- and Americans were asked to avoid the capital and watch everything from home. … [Read more...] about Capitol-area security fencing starts to come down following inauguration
Virus updates: The NHL fined the Capitals $100,000 for player violations of the league’s COVID-19 protocols. The move comes on a day in which Washington players Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov were added to the the NHL’s COVID Protocol Related Absences list. ... The league postponed the Hurricanes-Panthers games scheduled for Thursday and Saturday because five Carolina players are on the NHL’s COVID protocols list. … [Read more...] about Sharks beat Blues on Tomas Hertl’s shootout goal