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Buffalo tops Ball St. 72-59

Feb. 18, 2020 9:54 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Josh Mballa scored 16 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and blocked three shots and Buffalo beat Ball State 72-59 on Tuesday night to win its third straight. Jayvon Graves scored 16 with 10 rebounds for the Bulls (17-9, 8-5 Mid-American Conference), who outrebounded the Cardinals 51-42 and...

Buffalo man convicted of killing grandmother, grandson

Feb. 18, 2020 3:30 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 26-year-old man was found guilty of two counts of murder and two counts of assault Tuesday for fatally shooting a woman and her toddler grandson and wounding two men at a family gathering outside a Buffalo home. Kenyatta Austin was found guilty after a two-week non-jury trial in Erie...

Authorities: Child shot in home in upstate New York

Feb. 18, 2020 8:59 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say that a child was shot inside a home Tuesday in upstate New York. Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard says that deputies arrived at the home in Collins after 12:30 a.m. and found a child with a gunshot wound. There was also a bullet hole in the wall. The child is in...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres suspend Zach Bogosian for failing to report to minors

Feb. 17, 2020 6:00 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres suspended defenseman Zach Bogosian on Monday for failing to report to the minors. The team announced the suspension two days after the 12-year NHL veteran cleared waivers and was assigned to Buffalo's American Hockey League affiliate in Rochester, New York. The...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) celebrates his goal with forward Sam Reinhart (23) during the third period of the team's NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Sabres score 3 third-period goals in 5-2 win over Toronto

Feb. 16, 2020 11:31 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres captain Jack Eichel has become familiar with “Go, Leafs Go”-chanting Maple Leafs fans taking over Buffalo's home rink. Sending them back across the border unhappy? “I enjoy it,” Eichel said. Buffalo scored three times in a 91-second span in the third...

Woman who says Rick James raped her in 1979 sues estate

Feb. 16, 2020 11:46 AM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by late R&B singer Rick James when she was 15 years old is suing his estate for $50 million. The unidentified plaintiff says James raped her while she was staying at a group home in Buffalo, New York, in 1979. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday against...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres demote Bogosian to minors, unclear if he'll report

Feb. 15, 2020 3:34 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres have assigned Zach Bogosian to the minors after he cleared waivers on Saturday, though it's uncertain when or whether the veteran defenseman will report. Bogosian's agent, Darren Ferris, didn't provide any hint of what his client's plans are in a text to The...

Buffalo Sabres defenseman Zach Bogosian, second from right, celebrates his goal with teammates in the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Detroit Red Wings, Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Sabres put injury-plagued D-man Zach Bogosian on waivers

Feb. 14, 2020 4:29 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Sabres placed Zach Bogosian on waivers Friday in a move that could give the injury-plagued defenseman a new home and open a spot on Buffalo's crowded blue line. Bogosian goes on waivers just over a week before the NHL trade deadline. He asked for a trade earlier this...

Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (9) and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Gustav Nyquist (14) skate to the corner during the first period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

Olofsson scores 2 in Sabres' 4-3 OT win over Blue Jackets

Feb. 13, 2020 11:53 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Look out NHL, Victor “"Goal-ofsson" is back. Taking two periods to shake off the rust after missing six weeks with a sprained left ankle, Buffalo forward Victor Olofsson quickly rediscovered his scoring touch in the Sabres' 4-3 overtime win over the depleted Columbus Blue...

Seminary professor charged with threatening reporter

Feb. 12, 2020 5:20 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — An adjunct professor at a New York seminary was charged Wednesday with cyberstalking for allegedly threatening a television reporter over his coverage of misconduct allegations within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Paul Lubienecki, 62, of Hamburg also is accused of harassing a...