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Bills DE Jerry Hughes signs two-year extension

May. 21, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — After adding a haul of players from other teams in free agency, the Buffalo Bills are rewarding one of their own. The Bills signed top pass rusher Jerry Hughes to a two-year contract extension Tuesday that will keep the defensive end in Buffalo through 2021. Hughes' contract was...

Bills TE Tyler Kroft out indefinitely with broken foot

May. 21, 2019 1:20 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills tight end Tyler Kroft is out indefinitely with a broken foot and will need surgery, joining three other free-agent signings who are sidelined because of injuries. Bills coach Sean McDermott said Tuesday that Kroft was injured at practice on Monday. The 26-year-old...

Shuttle bus driver sues NHL's Senators in harassment case

May. 17, 2019 10:22 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A former Ottawa Senators assistant general manager and the NHL hockey team were sued for negligence on Friday over allegations he harassed a hotel shuttle bus driver last year in Buffalo. Also named as a defendant in the lawsuit along with Randy Lee and the Senators is a bar and grill...

Rangers assistant GM Jim Schoenfeld resigns

May. 16, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Schoenfeld has resigned as vice president and assistant general manager of the New York Rangers. The former NHL defenseman and coach spent 17 seasons in the Rangers' organization, serving in a variety of roles. He spent most of that time as general manager of the AHL's Hartford...

Ralph Krueger returns to NHL as Sabres coach

May. 15, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

Ralph Krueger bar-hopped around Buffalo, watching a period of NHL playoff hockey at each spot and talking to Sabres fans along the way. He had already decided to return to the NHL, and the experience solidified that he wanted to make that comeback as Buffalo's coach. Krueger changed his mind on coaching again...

AP source: Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as coach

May. 15, 2019 12:00 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger is returning to North America to coach the Buffalo Sabres in a bid to turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach. The person...

AP NewsAlert

May. 14, 2019 10:51 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — AP source: Buffalo Sabres hire Ralph Krueger as coach.

Tight end Lee Smith back with Bills after time with Raiders

May. 13, 2019 11:21 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Tight end Lee Smith has rejoined the Buffalo Bills after spending the past four seasons with the Oakland Raiders. The Bills said Monday the 31-year-old Smith signed a three-year contract. He played his first four seasons with Buffalo, starting in 2011. At 6-foot-6 and 265 pounds,...

Sabres D Pilut to miss 5-6 months after shoulder surgery

May. 13, 2019 11:07 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres defenseman Lawrence Pilut will miss the start of next season after having surgery to address a shoulder injury. The Sabres did not reveal which shoulder was repaired or when Pilut was injured in their announcement Monday. The team said the estimated timetable for...

Bills give 26-year-old rookie Williams 2nd chance in NFL

May. 10, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Duke Williams doesn't blink an eye when reminded he's participating in the Buffalo Bills' rookie camp three days short of his 27th birthday. "I feel like I'm 21," Williams said, breaking into a wide grin Friday after spending the session with players six and seven years...