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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills' Frank Gore arrives for an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Orchard Park, N.Y. Gore just turned 37. Entering his first season with the Jets, Gore is feeling fresh and ready to help carry the load with Le'Veon Bell in New York's backfield. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus, File)

Age-defying Gore still running, excited to help Jets win

May. 21, 2020 6:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore just keeps running — defying logic and Father Time with each hard-fought yard. At 37 years old, the star running back is considered ancient in football terms, playing a position at which most guys his age and with his workload would have been long retired. But Gore is...

Sabres sue US over denial of strength coach's green card

May. 20, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Federal immigration officials wrongly denied a petition by the Buffalo Sabres to secure a green card for their British-born strength and conditioning coach, the team argued in a lawsuit. According to the lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Buffalo on Tuesday, U.S Citizenship and...

Nico Ramos, left, a volunteer with the Grant Houses Tenant Association, holds the door for a resident as he delivers food to elderly residents of the NYCHA Grant Houses, Monday, May 18, 2020, in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Stark disparities in New York City's virus toll

May. 18, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus has cut an unequal path of grief through New York City, hitting hardest in a ring of predominantly poorer, nonwhite neighborhoods a long subway and bus ride from Manhattan, according to data released by the city Monday. The new accounting of fatalities by neighborhood...

Civil rights groups sue ICE over Buffalo detention facility

May. 18, 2020 4:04 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Civil rights groups sued Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials Monday, saying the Buffalo Federal Detention Facility is failing to impose social distancing rules to protect individuals held on civil immigration charges during the coronavirus outbreak. The New York Civil...

Former Celtics, Canisius guard Johnny McCarthy dies at 86

May. 13, 2020 11:37 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — John McCarthy, who won an NBA title with 1964 Boston Celtics and helped the Canisius Golden Griffins to a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances in the 1950s, has died. He was 86. Canisius announced that McCarthy died Saturday of natural causes in the Buffalo suburbs, where he grew up and...

FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2019, file photo, Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa (94) plays against Michigan during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. Buffalo’s first two draft selections _ Iowa defensive end A.J. Epenesa and Utah running back Zack Moss _ have an opportunity to contribute immediately in complementary roles. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Bills sign top draft pick DE A.J. Epenesa; and two others

May. 8, 2020 3:16 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed defensive end A.J. Epenesa and two other players taken in the NFL draft last month. The Bills announced the signing of the second-round pick from Iowa on Friday, along with wide receiver and fourth-round pick Gabriel Davis, and quarterback and...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills running back Frank Gore (20) runs the ball against the Cleveland Browns during an NFL game in Cleveland. Running back Frank Gore has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Jets, agent Drew Rosenhaus announced Tuesday, May 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

Agent: Jets, ageless Gore agree to terms on 1-year deal

May. 5, 2020 5:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Gore's likely run to Canton will go through the Big Apple for at least one season. The seemingly ageless running back, who turns 37 next Thursday, agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the New York Jets on Tuesday. Gore is third on the NFL’s career rushing list with...

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2019, file photo, Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott watches his team warm up before an NFL football game in Foxborough, Mass. The 2020 NFL Draft is April 23-25. (AP Photo/Steven Senne, File)

Bills coach Sean McDermott buoyed by offseason upgrades

May. 1, 2020 2:44 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott didn’t mind being put on the spot when asked whether the Buffalo Bills have a roster that’s built to win now. “You’re beautiful, man,” McDermott said, referring to a reporter during a video conference call Thursday. “Throw the...

FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick works along the sideline in the first half of the team's NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Tennessee Titans in Foxborough, Mass. This could be the year Buffalo, Miami or the New York Jets end New England's reign at the top of the division after winning 17 titles in 19 years with Tom Brady as quarterback. But Bill Belichick is still running things for the Patriots. That has all of their AFC East rivals still wary and not quite ready to say the division is up for grabs. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, FIle)

Big changes in AFC East, but Belichick the constant for Pats

Apr. 30, 2020 7:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This could be the year. You know, when Buffalo, Miami or the New York Jets (finally) step up and (finally) overtake New England for supremacy in the AFC East — something the Patriots have had for most of the last two decades. Tom Brady has brought his six Super Bowl rings to Tampa...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Cleveland Browns defensive end Bryan Cox walks off the field after an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals in Cleveland. The Bills have signed defensive end Bryan Cox Jr., whose father never hid his dislike for Buffalo during his days playing for the AFC rival Miami Dolphins in the 1990s. Cox Jr. was signed to a one-year contract Wednesday, April 29, 2020, after splitting last season between Carolina and Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard, File)

Bills sign son of former Dolphins linebacker Bryan Cox

Apr. 29, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bryan Cox Jr. acknowledged his father enjoyed playing the villain when it came to antagonizing opponents, the Buffalo Bills in particular. And yet, the defensive end hopes fans don’t judge him for the actions of Bryan Cox Sr., who never hid his dislike for Buffalo while playing...