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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...

Bills agree with top pick, Greg Rousseau, on 4-year contract

Jun. 03, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have agreed to sign first-round draft pick Greg Rousseau to a four-year contract on Thursday. Buffalo selected the edge rusher with the 30th pick overall in April as part of a bid to upgrade its pass rush. The 21-year-old is...

Peace medal depicting Seneca chief, Washington returned

Jun. 03, 2021 11:42 AM EDT

SALAMANCA, N.Y. (AP) — The peace medal that depicts Seneca Chief Red Jacket and George Washington has been returned to the Seneca nation in a ceremony Monday after more than a 120 years of being held by a Buffalo museum. The 7-inch (18-centimeter) silver medal was given...