Should the SAT be optional? Bribery scandal renews debate

U.S. 04/05/19, 05:11

The most brazen abuses of standardized testing in the college bribery scandal could be chalked up to security lapses: the ringer hired to take the SAT, the proctors paid to look the other way, the accommodations for extra time obtained through false diagnoses of disabilities. But the scheme in which wealthy ...

Sabres snap 8-game skid with 5-2 win over Senators

Sports 04/04/19, 20:43

Jack Eichel scored a goal and added two assists, and the Buffalo Sabres closed their home schedule by snapping an eight-game skid with a 5-2 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.Sam Reinhart and Kyle Okposo scored 2:14 apart in the second period to erase a 2-1 deficit in ...

Johansen lifts Predators to 3-2 win over slumping Sabres

Hockey 04/02/19, 20:52

Ryan Johansen scored the go-ahead goal 6:32 into the third period, and the Nashville Predators stayed in the hunt for the Central Division title with a 3-2 win over the slumping Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.P.K. Subban had a goal and an assist and Craig Smith also scored as Nashville ...

Pentagon: Remains of airman killed in WWII identified

New York 04/02/19, 15:44

The remains of a New York airman whose trove of 200-plus wartime letters inspired a California museum's popular World War II exhibit have been identified 75 years after he died in a crash off a Pacific island.The Pentagon's Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced on its website that the remains of ...

Watson to return to Predators for 1st time since suspension

Hockey 04/02/19, 12:30

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson is returning to the lineup for the first time since he was suspended by the NHL more than two months ago for alcohol abuse.Coach Peter Laviolette announced Watson will play in Nashville's game Tuesday night in Buffalo. The decision comes two days after Watson was ...

Bobrovsky stops 38 shots, Blue Jackets top Sabres 4-0

Hockey 03/31/19, 19:41

Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 38 shots and the Columbus Blue Jackets won their fifth straight by beating the free-falling Buffalo Sabres 4-0 on Sunday night.The Blue Jackets continued to close in on their third straight playoff berth while entering the final week of the season. With 94 points, they jumped into ...

Islanders clinch playoff spot with 5-1 victory over Sabres

Sports 03/30/19, 20:47

Jordan Eberle continued his scoring surge with another goal, Anthony Beauvillier added two of his own and the New York Islanders clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2016 with a 5-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.Michael Dal Colle and Ryan Pulock also scored for ...

Bertuzzi’s OT winner leads Red Wings to 5-4 win over Sabres

Hockey 03/28/19, 21:12

Tyler Bertuzzi had two goals, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night.Dylan Larkin also had two goals for Detroit, and Filip Hronek also scored. Jimmy Howard made 35 saves as Detroit won for the sixth ...

Schneider makes 45 saves in leading Devils over Sabres 3-1

Hockey 03/25/19, 20:53

Cory Schneider overcame an embarrassing early, bad-hop goal from center ice, made 45 saves and got the benefit of having a game-tying, third-period tally nullified for goaltender interference in leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night.Blake Coleman and Pavel Zacha scored ...

Bills hope for happy returns after signing cornerback Gaines

Football 03/25/19, 12:19

Cornerback E.J. Gaines is counting on a second chance with the Buffalo Bills to kick-start his career following an injury-shortened season."It was really a no-brainer," Gaines said during a conference call Monday after signing a one-year contract with the Bills. "I already know the game plan and everything like that, ...

Houston, Buffalo among NCAA’s dangerous lesser-known teams

Football 03/21/19, 18:14

Kelvin Sampson had little to work with when he took over as Houston's coach in 2014.The Cougars hadn't won an NCAA Tournament game since Hakeem Olajuwon's final season in 1984, and things didn't appear to be getting better."There was a lot of frustration," Sampson said. "I got frustrated with people. ...

Tavares, Matthews lead Maple Leafs to 4-2 win over Sabres

Hockey 03/20/19, 21:01

John Tavares and Auston Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday night.Mitchell Marner and Zach Hyman, into an empty net, also scored and the Maple Leafs inched to within ...

Oats has Buffalo shedding basketball’s mid-major label

Sports 03/20/19, 01:43

Buffalo coach Nate Oats was so caught up in the possibility of facing his former boss in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, the significance of the West Region's top-seeded team initially escaped him on Selection Sunday."You know, I didn't even think about that," Oats said when reminded his ...

Reinhart’s shootout winner lifts Sabres over Blues 4-3

Hockey 03/17/19, 19:03

Sam Reinhart scored the deciding goal in the shootout to lead the Buffalo Sabres to a 4-3 win over the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night.After Jack Eichel and Tyler Bozak traded goals to open the shootout session, Reinhart scored on Buffalo's final attempt when he got just enough on ...

Kessel, Crosby help surging Penguins blank Sabres 5-0

Hockey 03/14/19, 21:29

Phil Kessel had a goal and an assist, Sidney Crosby added two assists and the surging Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-0 on Thursday night.Nick Bjugstad and Jake Guentzel each had a goal and an assist for Pittsburgh, which has won six of seven and sits third in the ...

Gore looks forward to sharing Bills backfield with McCoy

Football 03/14/19, 20:16

Hold the AARP jokes.Running back Frank Gore sees nothing funny about teaming up with LeSean McCoy in Buffalo to form the NFL's oldest backfield. Instead, Gore sees no reason why the pair of 30-somethings can't continue their lengthy run of dominance."It doesn't matter what age you are," the 35-year-old Gore ...

Buffaloed: No. 18 Bulls bowl over Akron in MAC quarterfinals

Basketball 03/14/19, 13:19

Jeremy Harris scored 23 points and Dontay Caruthers added 12 as No. 18 Buffalo impressively opened the postseason with an 82-46 win over Akron in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Thursday.The top-seeded Bulls (29-3) built a 20-point lead in the first half and pushed it to 30 ...

Bills to meet with Ziggy Ansah after signing 7 free agents

Football 03/13/19, 16:32

The free-spending Buffalo Bills aren't yet done attempting to upgrade their young roster with veteran free agents, turning their attention to defensive end Ezekiel "Ziggy" Ansah.After officially announcing they've agreed to sign seven players Wednesday, the Bills are scheduled to meet with Ansah at their facility on Thursday.Buffalo is the ...

Bishop records 3rd straight shutout, Stars beat Sabres 2-0

Hockey 03/12/19, 20:56

Ben Bishop made 35 saves for his third straight shutout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 on Tuesday night.Bishop extended his career-best shutout streak to 204 minutes, 20 seconds. It's the second-longest run for a Stars goaltender behind Ed Belfour's streak of 219 minutes, 26 seconds that ...

sources: Free-spending Bills add receivers Brown, Beasley

Football 03/12/19, 16:12

The free-spending Buffalo Bills are using their sizeable salary-cap space to provide quarterback Josh Allen an overhauled offense entering his second season.The Bills continued their major foray into free agency on Tuesday by agreeing to sign receivers John Brown and Cole Beasley and hulking offensive lineman Ty Nsekhe.A person with ...

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