McDermott: Bills’ trajectory pointing up despite 6-10 finish

Football 12/31/18, 18:37

Bills coach Sean McDermott overlooked Buffalo's losing record in making the case the team's trajectory is pointing up."Nobody wants to be 6-10," McDermott said Monday, a day after the Bills closed the season with a 42-17 win over the Miami Dolphins."I'm more concerned about the direction of the organization," he ...

Kyle Williams bids farewell with tears, high-fives and a win

Football 12/30/18, 19:30

Kyle Williams thought he had experienced close to every emotion before wrapping up his 13th and final NFL season.Turns out, there was room for one more before the Buffalo Bills defensive tackle entered retirement.With his team standing at midfield during pregame introductions, Williams was introduced last and got a standing ...

Bills rout Dolphins 42-17 in Kyle Williams’ final game

Football 12/30/18, 16:30

Bills rookie Josh Allen had a career-best three touchdown passes and scored two more rushing, and defensive tackle Kyle Williams closed his 13-year career in Buffalo with a win, 42-17 over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.Williams had a tackle for a loss and was part of a defense that forced ...

Kuraly scores in OT to give Bruins 3-2 win over Sabres

Hockey 12/29/18, 22:10

Sean Kuraly scored 3:44 into overtime to give the Boston Bruins a 3-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night.Jake DeBrusk and Noel Acciari scored in regulation for Boston. Tuukka Rask made 26 saves.Kuraly's game-winner was a terrific one-man effort. His initial shot from the top of the left ...

Bills rookie WR Robert Foster steps up for fan

Football 12/28/18, 14:32

Robert Foster couldn't help but remember being in the same shoes — literally and physically. So when a 14-year-old boy was trying on an expensive pair of Adidas Yeezy's and uncertain if his mother could afford them, the Buffalo Bills rookie receiver stepped in. "I just felt like how he felt," Foster ...

Bills QB Allen seeks better finish in rematch against Miami

Football 12/27/18, 19:01

Josh Allen has unfinished business he'd like to attend to before the rookie quarterback's season comes to a close this weekend.Specifically, Allen is still stung by how he came oh-so-close to beating AFC East rival Miami in his first meeting, a 21-17 loss for Buffalo four weeks ago."I relived it ...

Longtime Sabres announcer taken from press box on stretcher

Sports 12/22/18, 23:40

Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher Saturday night during the third period of Buffalo's game against the Anaheim Ducks.The team did not provide an immediate update on his condition following a 3-0 victory, but one was expected. WGR radio, the Sabres' flagship ...

Ullmark makes 36 saves, Sabres shut out Ducks 3-0

Hockey 12/22/18, 22:32

Linus Ullmark made 36 saves and the Buffalo Sabres got goals from Rasmus Dahlin and Jeff Skinner in beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Saturday night.Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher early in the third period. It was unclear what happened to ...

Ex-Senators executive pleads guilty to harassing driver

Hockey 12/20/18, 11:13

Former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee has pleaded guilty to a harassment charge stemming from an encounter with a 19-year-old male hotel shuttle driver in Buffalo.The 57-year-old Lee entered the plea Thursday in Buffalo City Court just before his nonjury trial was to begin. He declined comment when ...

No. 14 Buffalo beats Syracuse 71-59 to stay unbeaten

Sports 12/19/18, 00:25

All Buffalo coach Nate Oats had to do was pull out the tape from last year's game at Syracuse. His rising Bulls did the rest.CJ Massinburg scored 25 points, Jeremy Harris added 18, and No. 14 Buffalo rallied past the Orange 71-59 on Tuesday night to remain unbeaten.It was the ...

3rd-period burst leads Panthers to 5-2 win over Sabres

Hockey 12/18/18, 23:20

The Florida Panthers got the third-period response they were looking for, and they continued their dominance over the Buffalo Sabres.Evgenii Dadonov had two goals and an assist, including the go-ahead tally on a penalty shot, as the Panthers scored three quick goals to open the final period and picked up ...

Bills youth movement is beginning to make an impact

Football 12/17/18, 20:07

First-round draft picks, quarterback Josh Allen and linebacker Tremaine Edmunds, might be the Buffalo Bills' most high-profile rookies making a notable impact this season.They're not the only ones.Though eliminated from playoff contention, the Bills (5-9) are getting a promising glimpse into the future in seeing the initial signs of their ...

Allen leads Bills to 14-13 win over Lions

Football 12/16/18, 16:26

Josh Allen threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Robert Foster early in the fourth quarter Sunday to rally the Buffalo Bills to a 14-13 win over Detroit that eliminated the Lions from playoff contention.Allen also scored on a 3-yard run and finished 13 of 26 for 204 yards passing and ...

Jets show some positives, but need lots of work in offseason

Football 12/16/18, 12:36

Jamal Adams understands what the New York Jets' record shows: a 4-10 squad facing an uncertain future.He also refuses to accept that they are one of the NFL's worst, no matter what the standings or critics say."Again, we're a good football team," the safety insisted after the Jets' 29-22 loss ...

Vasilevskiy strong in return, Lightning top Maple Leafs 4-1

Hockey 12/13/18, 22:59

Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds ...

Skinner scores 22nd goal, Sabres beat Coyotes 3-1

Hockey 12/13/18, 21:54

Jeff Skinner scored his 22nd goal of the season and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Arizona Coyotes 3-1 on Thursday night.Casey Mittelstadt and Evan Rodrigues also had goals for the Sabres, who won their second straight following a five-game skid. Carter Hutton returned after missing Buffalo's previous two games with ...

A look at the unbeaten and the winless in college basketball

Sports 12/12/18, 03:59

Just more than a month after the season started, there are only nine unbeaten teams left in Division I men's college basketball. And it's a similar story at the other end of the spectrum: Only five teams have yet to win a game.Getting this far without a loss is no ...

Skinner seals Sabres comeback in 4-3 OT win over Kings

Hockey 12/11/18, 22:25

Jeff Skinner scored a power-play goal 1:49 into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres overcame a 3-1 deficit in the third period to beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 on Tuesday night.Jack Eichel had a goal and an assist, and the Sabres snapped an 0-3-2 skid that immediately followed Buffalo's franchise ...

Ex-head of New York’s Polytechnic Institute faces sentencing

U.S. 12/11/18, 01:35

The ex-president of the State University of New York's Polytechnic Institute is facing sentencing in the corruption of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's "Buffalo Billion" economic redevelopment program.Alain Kaloyeros, born in Beirut Lebanon in 1956, was the school's president when the Democratic governor tapped him to help a quest to create high-tech ...

Faster pace helps Colts rebound, jump back into playoff hunt

Sports 12/10/18, 19:51

Frank Reich learned the value of an up-tempo offense playing in Buffalo.He figured out how to deploy it more effectively as an assistant coach.So with the Indianapolis Colts in an offensive funk Sunday, the first-year coach changed gears. He cranked up the tempo, wore down Houston's defense and watched the ...

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