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March 28, 2019 - 11:20 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Tyler Bertuzzi had two goals, including the winner in overtime, to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 5-4 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. Dylan Larkin also had two goals for Detroit, and Filip Hronek also scored. Jimmy Howard made 35 saves as Detroit won for...
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March 28, 2019 - 8:02 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Local tourism is preparing for the NCAA Frozen Four. Local officials discussing details of the upcoming NCAA Frozen Four tournament that’s being held in Buffalo. The two semifinals games will be on Thursday, April 11, and the championship game will take place that...
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March 27, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Tuscaloosa, Ala (WBEN) - Alabama has hired Nate Oats, who led Buffalo to three NCAA Tournaments in four seasons, as its new men's basketball coach. Crimson Tide athletic director Greg Byrne announced the hiring Wednesday, three days after parting ways with Avery Johnson. Oats was the Mid-American...
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Phoenix, AZ (WBEN) - Buffalo Bills and Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula conveyed support for the Sabres Head Coach Phil Housley as they spoke with reporters at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, Arizona. Strangely, as the questions came at them on the status of Housley with the Sabres, the team...
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March 26, 2019 - 9:50 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (WBEN/AP) — Craig Anderson endured some trying times this season, and now the Ottawa Senators' goalie is enjoying the good times. Anderson stopped 35 shots for his second shutout of the season and the Ottawa Senators beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-0 Tuesday night. Anderson went 97 days...
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March 26, 2019 - 4:03 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — A person with direct knowledge of the Buffalo Bills' plans confirms to The Associated Press that running back Chris Ivory has been informed he will be released by the team. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Tuesday because the Bills have not...
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March 26, 2019 - 1:00 am
NEWARK, N.J. (WBEN/AP) — Instead of getting down after giving up an embarrassing, early bad-hop goal from center ice, New Jersey Devils goaltender Cory Schneider responded with what might have been his best game of the season. Schneider made 45 saves in stonewalling the Buffalo Sabres and got the...
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March 25, 2019 - 8:58 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Cornerback E.J. Gaines is counting on a second chance with the Buffalo Bills to kick-start his career following an injury-shortened season. "It was really a no-brainer," Gaines said during a conference call Monday after signing a one-year contract with the...
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March 24, 2019 - 9:49 pm
TULSA, Okla. (WBEN/AP) — Texas Tech's dominant defense earned the Red Raiders a second consecutive trip to the Sweet 16. Jarrett Culver had 16 points and 10 rebounds as the third-seeded Red Raiders shut down Buffalo 78-58 on Sunday night. READ: UB Women's Basketball falls to UConn Norense Odiase...
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March 24, 2019 - 9:43 pm
STORRS, Conn. (WBEN/AP) — UConn doesn't normally have to grind out wins early in the NCAA Tournament, but found itself doing just that against 10th-seeded Buffalo. The second-seeded Huskies, a program that had won its previous 25 second-round matchups by an average of 29 points, held off the Bulls...
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