Bills linebacker Matt Milano out with broken left leg

Football 12/10/18, 19:38

Bills starting linebacker Matt Milano will miss the final three weeks of the season with a broken left leg, while the status of running backs LeSean McCoy and Chris Ivory are considered more promising.Milano had surgery for a broken fibula on Monday, a day after being hurt in a 27-23 ...

Jets see progress from Darnold in return from injury

Football 12/10/18, 17:02

The New York Jets hoped to see two things from rookie quarterback Sam Donald in his return from missing three games with a right foot injury: health and progress.Mission accomplished, with a victory thrown in.Darnold, the third overall selection in this year's draft, showed poise, creativity and, yes, some guts ...

Miscues cost Bills in 27-23 loss to New York Jets

Football 12/09/18, 20:26

Coach Sean McDermott knows the Buffalo Bills aren't going to win too many more games if they keep allowing opponents to start drives at midfield — or beyond."That wasn't part of the game plan, for them to start at the 48," McDermott said, sarcastically.Three turnovers by rookie quarterback Josh Allen, ...

Giroux leads Flyers in 6-2 victory over Sabres

Hockey 12/08/18, 15:54

Claude Giroux had a goal and three assists to lead the Philadelphia Flyers to a 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday.James van Riemsdyk added a goal and an assist as the Flyers opened a five-game road trip with their third win in 10 games.Ivan Provorov, Wayne Simmonds, Dale ...

Jets’ Lee suspended 4 games by NFL for substance abuse

Football 12/07/18, 16:21

New York Jets linebacker Darron Lee has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating its substance abuse policy.The league announced the suspension Friday, a few hours after the Jets completed their last full practice before leaving for Buffalo to play the Bills on Sunday.The suspension begins immediately, meaning ...

Bills, Jets futures on display with rookie QBs set to start

Football 12/06/18, 17:21

The only time rookie quarterbacks Josh Allen and Sam Darnold got on the field when the Bills faced the Jets a month ago was to shake hands following Buffalo's lopsided victory.On Sunday, much more is anticipated from both when the two AFC East teams meet in Orchard Park.Allen, drafted seventh ...

Jets’ Darnold fully practices, on track to start vs. Bills

Football 12/05/18, 19:40

Sam Darnold is one step closer to returning from his foot injury.The New York Jets rookie quarterback was a full participant at practice Wednesday, putting him on track to start at Buffalo against the Bills on Sunday."That's the goal," Darnold said. "I'm really excited about this week and where we're ...

Bills to lean on youth entering final month of season

Football 12/05/18, 19:00

Left tackle Dion Dawkins scans the Buffalo Bills locker room from the vantage point of his corner stall and sees a glimpse of a young and promising future core of a team beginning to emerge."It's just like a freshman class at college, and we all are growing as one," the ...

Matthews nets 2nd goal late in OT as Maple Leafs edge Sabres

Hockey 12/05/18, 00:50

Auston Matthews scored his second goal with three seconds on the clock in overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs matched their best start in 84 years with a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.The Maple Leafs won their fifth straight game and improved to 20-8. The only ...

Matthews scores 2 for Maple Leafs in 4-3 OT win over Sabres

Hockey 12/04/18, 22:50

Auston Matthews scored his second goal with three seconds on the clock in overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs matched their best start in 84 years with a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.The Maple Leafs won their fifth straight game and improved to 20-8. The only ...

Buffalo Bills cut underperforming receiver Kelvin Benjamin

Football 12/04/18, 17:44

The Buffalo Bills cut Kelvin Benjamin with four weeks left in the season in an indication of how poorly the receiver underperformed during his 13 months with the team.The move, announced by the Bills on Tuesday, came as a surprise only in its timing for a player who was not ...

Phillips penalty hurts as Bills lose to Dolphins 21-17

Football 12/02/18, 16:45

Jordan Phillips drew a costly penalty for taunting his former team, setting up a touchdown with nine minutes left that helped the Miami Dolphins rally past the Buffalo Bills 21-17 on Sunday.Miami turned away two Bills drives down the stretch, and Charles Clay almost caught Josh Allen's desperation fourth-down pass ...

Lightning end Sabres’ winning streak at 10 games

Hockey 11/29/18, 23:34

Cedric Paquette broke a tie with 5:41 left and the Tampa Bay Lightning ended the Buffalo Sabres' franchise-record-tying winning streak at 10 games with a 5-4 victory Thursday night.Paquette beat Carter Hutton from then top of the left circle.Dan Girardi, Alex Killorn, Nikita Kucherov and Steven Stamkos also scored, and ...

Tyree Jackson grounded as Buffalo set to play for MAC title

Football 11/29/18, 18:07

Tyree Jackson credits his older sister for never allowing the University at Buffalo quarterback to ever get too far ahead of himself.For all the numbers he's put up in helping the Bulls win a school-record 10 games and reach only their second Mid-American Conference championship game, and amid talk of ...

Sabres win 10th straight by beating Sharks 3-2 in OT

Hockey 11/27/18, 22:16

The Buffalo Sabres had to go to overtime after squandering a two-goal third-period lead, but they still made it a perfect 10.Jeff Skinner scored his team-leading 19th goal 1:19 into overtime, and the Sabres won their 10th straight by beating the San Jose Sharks 3-2 on Tuesday night.Rasmus Ristolainen scored ...

Bills, Sabres hire firms to study stadium, arena upgrades

Hockey 11/27/18, 16:21

A decision is expected within nine months on whether the Bills will keep playing in suburban Buffalo or build a new facility downtown.Two firms were hired by the parent company that owns the Bills and the Buffalo Sabres to study the future needs of both facilities, including determining whether to ...

Bills showing improvement in past 2 games

Football 11/26/18, 19:25

After a poor first half of the season, the Buffalo Bills are in position to close the season on a roll.Following a 24-21 win over Jacksonville on Sunday, the Bills (4-7) have won two straight and shown noticeable improvement in recent weeks.Though a return to the playoffs may be far-fetched, ...

Worst in NHL last season, Sabres are surging after 9-0 run

Hockey 11/26/18, 18:21

The Buffalo Sabres are on such a roll, captain Jack Eichel was having difficulty recalling the last time they lost."Um, was it Calgary?" Eichel said Monday, before being reminded the 2-1 overtime defeat to the Flames was three losses ago."Yeah, Rangers, in New York," he said, finally recalling a 3-1 ...

Bills QB Allen returns to beat Jaguars, silence Ramsey

Football 11/25/18, 20:43

While leading the Buffalo Bills to a second straight win, it sounds as if rookie quarterback Josh Allen might have made a positive impression on one of his harshest critics.After he was reminded this week of how Jacksonville cornerback Jalen Ramsey once referred to him as "trash," Allen was making ...

Jets lose again, but at least put up a fight vs. Patriots

Football 11/25/18, 17:56

Any athlete will state firmly that a loss is a loss, regardless of the quality of performance.Still, the way the New York Jets fell to the New England Patriots 27-13 on Sunday didn't have a terrible look or feel. Certainly not how their 41-10 debacle against weak sister Buffalo felt ...

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