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Rating Super Bowls: Classics, Memorables and Duds

Jan. 26, 2020 12:31 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Not all Super Bowls are super. Some are classics, some are memorable but not quite fit for total greatness. Some have elements making them noteworthy, but otherwise won't make many championship scrapbooks (except with fans of the winners). And some are outright duds. Here's a look at America's...

Pippen scores 20 to lead Kent State past Buffalo 70-66

Jan. 24, 2020 9:36 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Danny Pippen had 20 points as Kent State narrowly beat Buffalo 70-66 on Friday night. Pippen tied it at 64 on a 3-pointer with 45 seconds left, and he added six free throws in the final 23.9 seconds to secure it. He entered as a 71.8% free-throw shooter. Troy Simons had 16 points for...

Graves, Johnson lead Buffalo past W. Michigan

Jan. 21, 2020 9:33 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jayvon Graves scored 23 points and Antwain Johnson scored 21 and Buffalo pulled away in the second half to beat Western Michigan 90-79 on Tuesday. Jared Printy's 3-pointer pulled Western Michigan into a 64-all tie with 9:03 remaining. Buffalo (13-6, 4-2 Mid-American Conference) then...

Vatican orders sex abuse investigation of Brooklyn bishop

Jan. 20, 2020 7:39 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Vatican has ordered an investigation of a sexual abuse allegation against Brooklyn Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio, who was previously named by Pope Francis to investigate the church's response to clergy sexual abuse in Buffalo. Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York received...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Vegas Golden Knights, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Eichel's end-to-end rush sparks Buffalo's 4-2 win over Vegas

Jan. 14, 2020 11:12 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jack Eichel shrugged off a sloppy, turnover-filled second period to deliver a breathtaking goal in showing continued signs of how much he's maturing into the Sabres leader in his fifth NHL season. Rather than displaying tell-tale signs of frustration as he's done in the past, Buffalo's...

Williams scores 26 points to lead Buffalo past Ohio 76-73

Jan. 14, 2020 9:21 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jeenathan Williams Jr. scored a career-high 26 points and Antwain Johnson scored 18 and Buffalo beat Ohio 76-73 on Tuesday. Williams scored the go-ahead basket on a layup with 15 seconds to go. On Ohio's following possession, Josh Mballa blocked Jason Preston's layup attempt with five...

Sabres' Thompson to miss 5-6 months after shoulder surgery

Jan. 14, 2020 3:42 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres center Tage Thompson will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair an injury to his right shoulder. The Sabres announced Thompson had the operation on Tuesday and will require between five and six months of recovery time. Thompson was initially...

FILE - In this June 6, 2015, file photo, Connor McDavid participates in the wingspan measurement during the NHL Scouting Combine in Buffalo, N.Y.  The NHL's top prospects will continue making their pre-draft stop in Buffalo for at least another three years, The league on Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, announced it has extended its agreement to hold its annual scouting combine in Buffalo at the Sabres downtown practice facility, LECOM Harborcenter, through 2022. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert, File)

NHL extends Buffalo's agreement to host combine through 2022

Jan. 13, 2020 12:40 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The NHL's top prospects will continue making their pre-draft stops in Buffalo for at least another three years. The league on Monday announced an extension of its agreement to hold its annual scouting combine in Buffalo at the Sabres downtown practice facility, LECOM Harborcenter,...

Buffalo Sabres left wing Evan Rodrigues (71) celebrates his goal with Brandon Montour in the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Rodrigues scores 2 goals to lift Sabres past Detroit 5-1

Jan. 12, 2020 9:06 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Evan Rodrigues had no goals in 25 games this season. Zach Bogosian had none in 15. Those two droughts are over now. Rodrigues scored twice in the first 5:00, and the Buffalo Sabres cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday. Buffalo led 3-0 after one period. “It was...

Tampa Bay Lightning's Pat Maroon skates off the ice after an injury during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Lightning beat Flyers, tie club mark with 10th straight win

Jan. 12, 2020 1:19 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pat Maroon scored the game's only goal, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 23 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a club record with their 10th straight win, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Lightning haven’t lost since Dec. 21 at Washington, and have outscored...