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Sabres snap Leafs’ club-record 13-game home winning streak

TORONTO (AP) — Looking to extend one franchise mark and set another, the Toronto Maple Leafs entered Monday 25 spots ahead of the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL standings. That didn't matter to Jack Eichel. The Sabres star scored his second goal of the game midway through the third period to ...

St. Cloud State’s Borgen signs 3-year contract with Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Defenseman Will Borgen is skipping his senior season at St. Cloud State after signing a three-year entry level contract with the Buffalo Sabres. Borgen's contract with the Sabres won't kick in until next season. He will finish this year playing for Buffalo's minor-league ...

Rookie Keller sets up 2 in Coyotes’ 4-1 win over Sabres

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Clayton Keller and the Arizona Coyotes' youth were too much in providing the Sabres a sobering reminder of why Buffalo belongs at the bottom of the NHL standings. Keller set up two goals to set the franchise record for points in a ...

Zay Jones’ father says Bills receiver is ‘going to be fine’

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JOHN WAWROW, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zay Jones is with family and is going to be fine, the Buffalo Bills receiver's father said Wednesday, two days after his son was arrested following a naked, bloody argument with his brother. Robert Jones posted a note ...

Bills’ Zay Jones arrested after naked, bloody argument

By MICHAEL BALSAMO and JOHN WAWROW, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buffalo Bills receiver Zay Jones was arrested Monday night in Los Angeles after a naked, bloody argument with his brother, Vikings receiver Cayleb Jones. The player, whose legal name is Isaiah Avery Jones, was arrested ...

Predators beat Sabres 4-0, improve to 14-0-1 in last 15

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped 35 shots for his eighth shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators set a franchise record by earning a point in their 15th consecutive game with a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Mike Fisher and Ryan ...

Bills agree to sign offensive linemen Bodine, Newhouse

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills began restocking their offensive line in free agency by reaching agreements to sign center Russell Bodine and tackle Marshall Newhouse. Bodine agreed to a two-year deal after making 64 consecutive starts through his first four NFL seasons with ...

Predators beat Sabres 4-0, improve to 14-0-1 in last 15

By The Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Pekka Rinne stopped 35 shots for his eighth shutout of the season and the Nashville Predators set a franchise record by earning a point in their 15th consecutive game with a 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night. Mike Fisher and Ryan ...

Bills agree to re-sign linebacker Humber to 1-year contract

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have agreed to re-sign linebacker Ramon Humber to a one-year contract. Humber returns for a third season in Buffalo after starting a career-high nine games last year. He has nine seasons of NFL experience and signed with Buffalo in 2016 to serve in ...

Bills GM Beane keeping QB options open 6 weeks before draft

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Speculate all you want, Bills general manager Brandon Beane insisted it's premature to suggest he's trading up to select a quarterback in the first round of next month's draft. "I know everyone assumes that we're going higher than ...

The great QB Shuffle of 2018 is well under way

By ARNIE STAPLETON, AP Pro Football Writer ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Already a dozen NFL teams have new quarterbacks, half of them starters. And next month's draft features a deep class of QB prospects, a half-dozen of which could hear their names called in the first round. Why such a ...

Baptiste lifts Sabres to 5-3 win over Blackhawks

By MARK LUDWICZAK, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in nearly a decade, the Buffalo Sabres had the bounces to go their way against the Chicago Blackhawks. Nicholas Baptiste scored two goals in the third period to lead the Sabres to a 5-3 win over the Blackhawks on ...

Buffalo Bills agree to re-sign running backs Cadet, Jones

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have begun restocking their depth at running back by reaching deals to re-sign Travaris Cadet and Taiwan Jones. Cadet has six years of NFL experience split among five teams. He was signed by Buffalo on Nov. 4 and appeared in six games before ...

Need for one pro league the new focus for women’s hockey

By STEPHEN WHYNO AND JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writers Liz Knox didn't get a chance to rest. A day after making 24 saves to backstop her team to a road win and then flying home from Boston, the goaltender for the Markham Thunder worked her day job as a carpenter from 6 in the morning to 3 in ...

Beer chug: Tom Brady beats Stephen Colbert in seconds flat

NEW YORK (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady may not like strawberries, but he has skills when it comes to chugging beer. Appearing Monday on CBS's "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Brady promoted his book "The TB12 Method," in which he writes about diet and athletic ...

Bills’ Williams puts off retirement to play 13th season

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Bills defensive tackle Kyle Williams is putting off retirement to return for a 13th season in Buffalo. Williams agreed to a one-year contract, the Bills announced Tuesday, a day before the NFL's free agency period opened. Williams' ...

Bills agree to sign Lotulelei; Kyle Williams set to return

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Bills'defensive front quickly took shape Tuesday, when Star Lotulelei agreed to sign with Buffalo, and Kyle Williams chose to return for a 13th season. A person familiar with the situation confirmed to The Associated Press that ...

Sabres’ Eichel returns to practice for 1st time in a month

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres leading scorer Jack Eichel isn't sure when he'll be cleared to play after returning to practice for the first time since spraining his right ankle a month ago. Eichel says he'd like to start playing as soon as possible. But he adds it's premature to pick a ...

Vegas beats Buffalo 2-1 in shootout to win 20th road game

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — David Perron and the Vegas Golden Knights have won so many times in their inaugural season they've stopped counting how many NHL expansion-team records they've broken. Yet, another one fell Saturday when Vegas won its 20th road game by ...

Flames snap 4-game skid with 5-1 win over Sabres

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Flames rookie goalie David Rittich cared little about missing out on his first career shutout bid with 18 seconds left. The first 25 shots he stopped mattered more — and Calgary snapping a four-game skid to gain ground in a tightly ...