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Avs beat New York 7-3; Trouba delivers another hard check

Dec. 09, 2021 00:08 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan O’Connor scored twice in a 22-second span in a five-goal second period, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Rangers 7-3 on Wednesday night, ending New York's seven-game winning streak. Mikko Rantanen also scored twice for Colorado. Nathan MacKinnon, Nazem...

Starbucks faces union test as worker votes are counted

Dec. 09, 2021 00:06 AM EST

A growing effort to unionize Starbucks stores — despite company resistance — is facing its first major test. The National Labor Relations Board is scheduled to count ballots Thursday from union elections held at three separate Starbucks stores in the Buffalo, New York, area....

Former Bills special teams standout Mark Pike dies at 57

Dec. 08, 2021 16:56 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Mark Pike, a Bills special teams standout during Buffalo’s AFC championship-winning runs in the 1990s, died Wednesday following a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma. He was 57. The Buffalo Bills announced Pike died after his condition worsened as a result...

Patriots throw fewest passes in an NFL game since 1974

Dec. 08, 2021 12:34 PM EST

Mac Jones and the New England Patriots played a style of game more reminiscent of a triple-option service academy than the modern NFL. Jones threw just three passes on a windy Monday night in Buffalo for the fewest pass attempts in an NFL game in nearly a half-century as the Patriots...

Zegras' over-the-net flip lifts Ducks over Sabres, 2-0

Dec. 07, 2021 23:34 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Trevor Zegras flipped a pass over the net to set up the go-ahead goal, Anthony Stolarz made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Buffalo Sabres 2-0 Tuesday night. Zegras scooped the puck onto the blade of his stick behind the net and lobbed it over goalie...

Bills appear in denial as playoff hopes begin to sink

Dec. 07, 2021 20:46 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills appear to be in denial identifying their shortcomings and the challenges ahead in staying afloat in the AFC playoff picture. Though the signs have been apparent for much of the season, the lack of self-awareness became evident following a...

Analysis: Patriots' downfall after Brady lasted one season

Dec. 07, 2021 02:33 AM EST

It didn't take long for the New England Patriots to become the New England Patriots again. After stumbling through a 7-9 season last year while watching Tom Brady win a seventh ring in his first season with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Bill Belichick's squad is once again the class of...

Bills deficiencies exposed yet again in 14-10 loss to Pats

Dec. 07, 2021 02:06 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Whether it was the gusting wind or New England’s unrelenting running attack, the Buffalo Bills' two biggest deficiencies this season were exposed yet again on Monday night. An inability to effectively run the ball or stop the run, combined with a string...

Patriots out-run Bills in 14-10 win in blustery conditions

Dec. 07, 2021 00:54 AM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Linebacker Matt Judon praised the Patriots offense while taking a playful swipe at rookie quarterback Mac Jones. “Hats off to the offense. Really everybody, probably besides Mac,” Judon said breaking into a smile. “He didn’t really do nothing...

Patriots to play Bills minus leading tackler, Kyle Dugger

Dec. 06, 2021 19:19 PM EST

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The New England Patriots are minus their top tackler, safety Kyle Dugger, for their game at the Buffalo Bills on Monday night. Dugger was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list on Wednesday. Linebacker Jamie Collins returns after missing the past three weeks...