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Oakland Raiders snap long-running losing streak as Carr and Murray shine

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They say good things come to those who wait and for the Oakland Raiders that wait was exactly 368 days.

A 24-20 win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday Night Football gave the franchise their first victory in 17 attempts and ended talk of a winless season.

Running back Latavius Murrayran for two touchdowns on the night, the first given up by the Chiefs all season, hile Derek Carr led a crucial final drive for the Raiders than ended with a nine-yard TD pass to James Jones with just under two minutes remaining.

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Meanwhile the Buffalo Bills' home game originally scheduled for this Sunday against the New York Jets will now take place in Detroit on Monday night after heavy snowfall has caused havoc in the Buffalo area this week.

With Bills players having been housebound for the past couple of days the NFL scheduled the game for Monday in order to allow Buffalo to go through their normal pre-game routine.

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Across to the NBA and the Miami Heat continue to find it difficult to adjust to life without LeBron James.

A 110-93 loss at home to the Clippers means Eric Spoelstra’s team have won just one of their last five games and currently sit on a 6-6 record.

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And finally there were two shoot out wins in the NHL last night with the Florida Panthers and Anaheim Ducks both going the distance to claim victory.

The Panthers overcame the San Jose Sharks after a 2-2 scoreline following overtime whilst the Ducks won out after sharing 6 goals against the Vancouver Canucks.

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