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WILLIAMS, Ariz. – Mary Lois Nittmo’s closest confidants were worried. She was on an interstate quest to locate the ex-husband who abandoned their four little children 12 years ago. One friend dreaded the journey would be a waste of time, that Mary Lois would drive 30 hours round trip without making contact. Another was afraid that she would find him, and the enco…

Scott Norwood stayed away from football after the Buffalo Bills cut him 24 years ago. Despite his absence, he maintains a powerful presence among the kicking fraternity. "I've never met Scott," 14-year kicker Jay Feely said, "but I think about him a lot." Norwood's unsuccessful kick at the end of Super Bowl 25 is cemented in NFL history. Sunday's edition of The Buffalo …

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Even after his foot has struck the ball, a kicker must keep his head down. Regardless of the field goal’s length, his follow-through technique is crucial. Before the snap, his eyes have to remain fixed on the spot. His head should be occupied by basic thoughts to avoid distraction. Then trained on that spot. Nothing but the blessed spot. Transfixed, he won’t see …

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Sammy Watkins could have used a built-in excuse, pointed his finger at the easy target. Nobody would have blamed him. The NFL admitted the ruling was incompetent. An official clearly botched the end of Monday night’s loss to the New England Patriots. Watkins caught a pass along the left sideline as precious time dwindled. The Bills’ receiver, untouched by a defend…