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December 14, 2019 - 5:16 pm
(WGR550-Kyle Powell) - A hard-fought game didn't go the Buffalo Sabres' way, but they were able to salvage a point in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. In defeat, Jack Eichel's point streak reached 16 games long, and his late, third-period...
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Mike Tomlin and Sean McDermott
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December 13, 2019 - 6:03 am
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to Tomlin himself. It comes with the territory when you’re a freshman defensive back and the...
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Jack Eichel
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December 12, 2019 - 10:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel had two goals and extended his NHL-leading point streak to 15 games, Victor Oloffson scored in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Thursday night. Jimmy Vesey also scored and Linus Ullmark made 36 saves as the Sabres won...
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Tremaine Edmunds
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December 11, 2019 - 8:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Felicia Edmunds would rouse her three preteen boys from bed hours before school — and even on vacation — to put them through a rigorous daily workout of long runs and suicide sprints. If Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds aspired to one day play in the NFL...
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WBEN Newsroom
December 10, 2019 - 11:31 pm
Two goals for Sabres captain Jack Eichel both extended his point streak to 14 games, and sparked Buffalo in a 5-2 victory Tuesday night over the defending Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues. Eichel's point streak has been atop the NHL's headlines. The streak includes now seven multi-point nights...
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Jordan Phillips
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December 09, 2019 - 9:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Earning the Baltimore Ravens’ respect is one thing. Beating them, proved to be another for the Buffalo Bills. It wasn’t long after a 24-17 loss Sunday when veteran linebacker Lorenzo Alexander was already looking forward to a rematch. Not next season or...
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Buffalo Bills
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December 08, 2019 - 6:38 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Lamar Jackson threw three touchdown passes and the Baltimore Ravens became the AFC's first team to clinch a playoff berth following a 24-17 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. PHOTOS: Bills fall to Ravens 24-17 Baltimore extended its franchise-best...
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Buffalo Sabres at Calgary Flames
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December 05, 2019 - 11:00 pm
CALGARY, Alberta (WBEN/FlameAP) — It took 28 games, but Milan Lucic finally has his first goal with the Calgary Flames. Lucic scored early in the third period to open three-goal lead, and the Flames held on to beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-3 Thursday night. “A little bit of relief. It’s always nice to...
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Baltimore Ravens
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December 05, 2019 - 8:14 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Appreciating how difficult it is to contain Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens’ bull-dozing offensive attack, Bills defensive tackle Jordan Phillips was put at ease watching TV last weekend. After averaging 405 yards offense and 36 points in winning...
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