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Nashville, Tenn. soccer fans celebrate during an announcement that Nashville has been awarded a Major League Soccer franchise Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
December 20, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Major League Soccer is expanding its presence in the southeast, awarding Nashville the first of its newest expansion franchises as MLS' 24th team . Commissioner Don Garber made the announcement Wednesday at a news conference with Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Nashville Mayor...
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CORRECTS THE SPELLING TO TAVARES, NOT TAVERES AS ORIGINALLY SENT - In this photo provided by the Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo, center left, poses with performer and Long Island native Billy Joel, center right, at a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Cuomo announced on Wednesday that his 2018 budget contains funds to bring the New York Islanders NHL team back to Long Island to play in a new arena to be built on the grounds of Belmont Park. The Islanders left their original home at the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum and have played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. since 2015. Joining Cuomo and Joel are New York Islanders captain John Tavares, left, and New York Islander Cal Clutterback, right. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 5:03 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — It's hardly the Dodgers going to Los Angeles, but another major sports franchise is leaving Brooklyn. The New York Islanders, who moved from their suburban home to Brooklyn in 2015, have won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel and other amenities...
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CORRECTS THE SPELLING TO TAVARES, NOT TAVERES AS ORIGINALLY SENT - In this photo provided by the Office of New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Gov. Cuomo, center left, poses with performer and Long Island native Billy Joel, center right, at a news conference at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017. Cuomo announced on Wednesday that his 2018 budget contains funds to bring the New York Islanders NHL team back to Long Island to play in a new arena to be built on the grounds of Belmont Park. The Islanders left their original home at the Nassau Veteran's Memorial Coliseum and have played at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. since 2015. Joining Cuomo and Joel are New York Islanders captain John Tavares, left, and New York Islander Cal Clutterback, right. (Kevin P. Coughlin/Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo via AP)
December 20, 2017 - 2:45 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — It's hardly the Dodgers going to Los Angeles, but another major sports franchise is leaving Brooklyn. The New York Islanders, who moved from their suburban home to Brooklyn in 2015, have won a $1 billion development bid to build a new 18,000-seat arena, hotel and other amenities...
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New York Islanders goalie Thomas Greiss reacts after Detroit Red Wings' Martin Frk scored a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
December 20, 2017 - 1:00 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — It's hardly the Dodgers going to Los Angeles, but another major sports franchise is leaving Brooklyn. The New York Islanders, who moved from their suburban home to Brooklyn in 2015, have won a bid to build a new arena on the grounds of the Belmont Park horse track. "The...
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December 19, 2017 - 10:45 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/) — Jake DeBrusk scored for the second straight night, Anton Khudobin turned away 36 shots and the Boston Bruins blanked the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Tuesday. Tim Schaller and David Backes added empty-net goals in the closing minutes of the game. After a 7-2 victory over Columbus...
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Karin Housley (Photo via Karin Housley Campaign)
December 19, 2017 - 12:41 pm
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (WBEN) - Karin Housley, a state senator in Minnesota and also the wife of Buffalo Sabres head coach Phil Housley, announced a run for U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Housley, a republican, is currently a state senator in Minnesota's 39th district. Sen. Al Franken announced in December...
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December 15, 2017 - 10:10 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A Jack Eichel hat trick wasn't quite enough Friday night as Jaccob Slavin scored 2:15 into overtime to give the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. Jordan Staal, Derek Ryan, Elias Lindstrom, Justin Williams and Slavin each had a goal and an assist to...
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Dec 14, 2017; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner (40) makes a save against Philadelphia Flyers center Valtteri Filppula (51) during the second period at Wells Fargo Center.
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Richard Root
December 15, 2017 - 2:54 am
Philadelphia, PA (WBEN) - Things were looking good for the Sabres in Philadelphia for the first four minutes. Ryan O'Reilly scored his eight on a feed from Zemgus Girgensons 1:29 into the game. However, the Flyers equalized the score 4:02 into the first. They scored again late in the second and the...
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December 12, 2017 - 10:49 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Evander Kane, Kyle Okposo and Benoit Pouliot scored in the second period, leading the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 victory over the sliding Ottawa Senators on Tuesday night. Rasmus Ristolainen had two assists as Buffalo extended its season-best point streak to four games at 2-0...
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December 09, 2017 - 7:12 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Gustav Forsling scored on a screened shot from the blue line with 4.9 seconds left on the clock in overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks rallied to beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 Friday night to snap a five-game losing streak. Forsling, who had two assists in regulation, fired a low...
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