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Frazier snaps tie, Yankees come back to beat Blue Jays 6-5

Jun. 15, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Clint Frazier snapped an eighth-inning tie with a pinch-hit double and the New York Yankees hit three solo homers in a much-needed 6-5 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Frazier ripped a line drive inside the third-base line to score...

Judge OKs Weinstein's extradition for California rape case

Jun. 15, 2021 16:31 PM EDT

A New York judge on Tuesday approved disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein's extradition to California, where he faces additional sexual assault charges, ending a legal fight prolonged by the COVID-19 pandemic, the defense's concerns about Weinstein's failing health and a squabble over...

Nola lifts Phillies back over .500, beats reeling Yanks 7-0

Jun. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500. Odubel Herrera, Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto combined to go 7 for 13 with a...

Lawsuit over sexual misconduct reporting in jails settled

Jun. 11, 2021 14:17 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York state officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit that accused the Erie County Sheriff’s Office of improperly responding to reports of sexual misconduct involving staff and inmates at the county jails, Attorney General Letitia James said Friday. ...

High-wire star Nik Wallenda to walk over Buffalo campus

Jun. 10, 2021 15:53 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — High-wire star Nik Wallenda is scheduled to help open a college's new health clinic next week by walking a wire over the college's Buffalo campus. The June 17 event will mark the opening of D'Youville College's Health Professions Hub. ...

Blue Jays extending stay in Buffalo through July 21

Jun. 07, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

The Toronto Blue Jays will be extending their stay at their adopted home in Buffalo, New York, through July 21. The team previously was committed to playing in Buffalo through July 4. The extension comes as the Blue Jays on Monday announced the...

Altuve leadoff HR, Garcia wins 5th in row, Astros top Jays

Jun. 06, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y, (AP) — Jose Altuve led off the game with a home run, rookie Luis Garcia earned his fifth straight win and the Houston Astros beat Toronto 6-3 Sunday, finishing the Blue Jays' first homestand of the season in Buffalo. Chas McCormick also homered, Yuli...

Guerrero hits 18th homer as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-2

Jun. 05, 2021 19:24 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Joe Panik homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Saturday. Panik's tiebreaking three-run shot off José Urquidy gave Toronto a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning. Guerrero connected in the fifth,...

Diocese of Buffalo suspends 3 priests amid sex abuse claims

Jun. 05, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three priests have been placed on leave in response to claims in a lawsuit filed last month that they sexually abused a boy in the 1990s, the Diocese of Buffalo announced Saturday. Bishop Michael Fisher said the priests all “deny ever committing...

Greinke 1st CG since '17, Correa 2 HRs, Astros rout Jays

Jun. 04, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Zack Greinke pitched his first complete game since 2017, Carlos Correa homered twice and Martin Maldonado hit a grand slam, leading the Houston Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 13-1 on Friday night. Maldonado drove in five runs and Aledmys Díaz...