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December 25, 2018 - 3:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — University at Buffalo quarterback Tyree Jackson has taken the first step in exploring the possibility of transferring to another school for his senior season. Coach Lance Leipold says in a statement Wednesday that Jackson has placed his name into the NCAA transfer portal...
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December 23, 2018 - 4:40 pm
Foxboro, MA (WBEN) - The New England Patriots earned their 10th straight AFC East title with Sony Michel running for 116 yards and a touchdown in a 24-12 victory over the Buffalo Bills 24-12 on Sunday. With the Eagles win over the Texans, the Patriots are back in the No. 2 spot in the AFC. A...
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December 22, 2018 - 11:51 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) - The longtime voice of the Buffalo Sabres hasn't been silenced after being wheeled out of the press box on a stretcher. Rick Jeanneret is "resting and doing well," the Sabres announced Sunday, about 12 hours after the Hall of Fame broadcaster was transported to...
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December 22, 2018 - 11:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Linus Ullmark made 36 saves and the Buffalo Sabres got goals from Rasmus Dahlin and Jeff Skinner in beating the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 on Saturday night. Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret was taken out of the press box on a stretcher early in the third period. It was unclear...
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December 22, 2018 - 10:50 pm
MOBILE, Ala. (WBEN/AP) — Sawyer Smith threw for 320 yards and four touchdowns, B.J. Smith and Sidney Davis ran for touchdowns and Troy beat Buffalo 42-32 in the Dollar General Bowl on Saturday night. Troy (10-3) secured the hard-fought win on Davis' 20-yard touchdown run with 3:09 remaining, a play...
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December 21, 2018 - 11:21 pm
MILWAUKEE (WBEN/AP) —After a sluggish first half, Markus Howard shot No. 14 Buffalo out of the unbeaten ranks. Howard scored 40 of his 45 points in the second half as No. 20 Marquette pulled away to hand the Bulls their first loss of the season, 103-85 on Friday night. "Just with how the first half...
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December 21, 2018 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (WBEN/AP) — Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson gave the Washington Capitals another two points in the standings. Holby made 36 saves, Wilson broke a tie with seven minutes left and the Stanley Cup champion Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 on Friday night. Evgeny Kuznetsov started the...
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December 21, 2018 - 1:00 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WBEN/AP) — For nine straight years, the final few weeks of the regular season for the Patriots have included the celebration of an AFC East title and typically an accompanying first-round bye in the playoffs. New England can lock up a 10th consecutive division crown Sunday with a...
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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP/WBEN) — The Oakland Raiders have signed former Bills quarterback Nathan Peterman to the practice squad. Peterman was a fifth-round draft pick by Buffalo in 2017 but was cut by the Bills last month after struggling when given a chance to start. The news was first reported by ESPN...
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