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December 09, 2018 - 5:55 am
(WBEN/WGR) Here are three key storylines as the Bills look to sweep the season-series against the Jets at New Era Field Sunday: 1. Darnold vs. Allen We finally get a chance to see the two rookie quarterbacks go head-to-head against one another, after not having that privilege a few weeks ago in New...
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December 09, 2018 - 12:18 am
OLEAN, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After spending time back home consoling his mother, Buffalo guard Jayvon Graves paid tribute to his late grandfather the best way he knew how. Graves hit a career-best five 3-pointers and scored 19 points in helping the No. 17 Bulls remain undefeated with an 80-62 win at St...
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December 08, 2018 - 4:04 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — 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...
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December 06, 2018 - 8:32 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — 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...
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December 05, 2018 - 7:22 pm
The NFL Referees Association is questioning why the league isn't focusing more attention on Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes for threatening umpire Roy Ellison following Buffalo's game at Miami last weekend. Ellison has been placed on administrative leave while the NFL investigates Hughes'...
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December 04, 2018 - 10:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — 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...
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December 04, 2018 - 8:57 pm
New York (WBEN/AP) - The NFL has placed official Roy Ellison on administrative leave while it investigates an accusation that he called Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes a vulgar name during Buffalo's game at Miami on Sunday. The league confirmed Ellison's status and the investigation Tuesday but...
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December 04, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — 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...
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December 03, 2018 - 11:12 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WBEN/AP) — Kevin Fiala scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period and the Nashville Predators beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 Monday night. Ryan Ellis also scored and Pekka Rinne stopped 20 shots to help the Predators win their second straight. Sam Reinhart had a goal for...
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