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December 15, 2018 - 4:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After surviving a surprising challenge on its home floor, Buffalo is ready for a challenging road ahead. Nick Perkins had 20 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 14 Buffalo beat Southern Illinois 73-65 on Saturday ahead of a pivotal trip to face Syracuse and No. 21 Marquette...
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December 15, 2018 - 8:25 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills safety Micah Hyde can’t forget the one and only time he picked off Detroit’s Matthew Stafford. It happened in the final minutes of Hyde’s final regular-season game with the Packers, when he intercepted Stafford’s attempt to Golden Tate at the goal...
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New Era Field. September 8, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
December 14, 2018 - 8:37 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - ESPN reviewed food-safety inspections for all 111 pro sports venues in North America. Buffalo's KeyBank Center and New Era Field fared favorably in the research. New Era Field, the home of the Buffalo Bills, had a 15 percent high-level violation rate. The stadium, which was...
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December 13, 2018 - 10:05 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — 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...
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December 13, 2018 - 2:00 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEEN/AP) — Buffalo Bills running back LeSean McCoy returned to practice on a limited basis Thursday, a day after being held out because of an injury to his left hamstring. Coach Sean McDermott said the team will continue evaluating McCoy's progress before determining whether he...
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December 12, 2018 - 8:57 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Don’t count out LeSean McCoy just yet. Though the Bills running back missed practice Wednesday to nurse a sore left hamstring, McCoy told The Associated Press there’s a chance he’ll play in Buffalo’s home game against the Detroit Lions on Sunday. “I want...
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December 11, 2018 - 10:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. WBEN/(AP) — 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...
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West Seneca West boys varsity basketball team in gymnasium at West Seneca Public Library. December 11, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
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December 11, 2018 - 1:18 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - West Seneca West basketball star Juston Johnson and his family are fighting New York State so that the senior can continue to play basketball. Section VI ruled that Johnson, 18, is entering his seventh year of playing high school basketball and is ineligible. Meanwhile,...
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December 10, 2018 - 8:32 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP- John Wawrow ) — 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...
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December 09, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Sam Darnold one-upped fellow rookie Josh Allen, rallying the New York Jets to a 27-23 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. VIEW : Complete Game Photo Gallery Elijah McGuire scored on a fourth-and-goal run from the 1 with 1:17 remaining to cap a drive during which Darnold...
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