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Kroft looking forward to facing the Bengals in Bills debut

Sep. 18, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tyler Kroft has more than one reason to look forward to Buffalo's upcoming home opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Not only are the Bills facing his former team, Kroft is getting closer to making his debut after missing the past four months with a broken foot. Kroft was a full...

Lightning still the team to beat in NHL's Eastern Conference

Sep. 18, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

Getting swept in the first round wasn't enough to knock the Tampa Bay Lightning off the mountaintop. After finishing 21 points ahead of everyone else during the 2018-19 regular season, the Lightning are again Stanley Cup favorites and the team to beat in an ever-improving Eastern Conference. With a stacked roster...

Winning design announced for Buffalo roadway project

Sep. 18, 2019 9:43 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An elevated Buffalo highway will be removed and a section repurposed as a waterfront overlook under the winning design in a redevelopment competition. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a Rochester team's "City of Lights" proposal as the $100,000 winner of the Skyway redesign contest Tuesday....

Reimer, Forsberg lead Hurricanes in shutout of Lightning

Sep. 18, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

James Reimer and Anton Forsberg combined for a shutout as the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 in an NHL preseason game in Tampa, Florida, on Tuesday night. Reimer and Forsberg each played half the game for the Hurricanes, who reached the Eastern Conference final last spring after missing the...

Police seek link between found boy, charred remains in car

Sep. 17, 2019 4:59 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Police searching for the parents of a 3-year-old Florida boy found sleeping on a porch in upstate New York were working Tuesday to determine whether suspected human remains found in a burned-out car nearby are connected. A Buffalo resident found the boy Monday morning in a box she set...

Allen credited for not forcing throws in Bills' latest win

Sep. 16, 2019 7:25 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott pointed to an incompletion, of all things, as a sign of quarterback Josh Allen's continuing development entering his second season. Rather than force a pass into coverage and risk a turnover with the Bills already in field-goal position, Allen earned...

Giants fading fast yet again. How soon until Jones starts?

Sep. 16, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are off to another slow start and changes may be coming. For the sixth time in seven years, the Giants are 0-2. They will be heading to Florida this weekend to face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1-1) and they are already a 6 1/2 point underdog. The longer the...

Allen leads Bills' sweep at Meadowlands with win over Giants

Sep. 15, 2019 7:56 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The best young quarterback playing in New York these days might be the guy in the not so highfalutin city: Josh Allen of the Buffalo Bills. Forget Sam Darnold of the Jets and Eli Manning and his heir apparent Daniel Jones of the Giants. Allen has the Bills off to their first...

Saints at Rams in rematch of disputed NFC title game

Sep. 14, 2019 12:06 PM EDT

Throw that flag. For those who have short memories — very short — the last time the Rams and Saints met was in the NFC championship game in the Big Easy. New Orleans was victimized by a blatant officiating non-call that led to a rules change allowing pass interference to be part of the video review...

Bills and Giants trying to shake off NFL also-ran labels

Sep. 13, 2019 3:09 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills and New York Giants have been among the NFL's also-rans for a while, and it's hard to believe things are going to change a week into the season. The Bills (1-0) beat the Jets 17-16 in a game most felt Buffalo was lucky to win after coughing up the ball four...