Rams vs. Bills matchups: A chance for Darrell Henderson, Malcolm Brown to excel

Breaking down how the Los Angeles Rams (2-0) and Buffalo Bills (2-0) match up for Sunday’s game at Bills Stadium. When Rams have the ball: With the third-best rushing attack in the NFL, coach Sean McVay has kept quarterback Jared Goff on the move to deftly execute play-action passes. Rookie running back Cam Akers will […]

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Chicago outdoors: Egrets, COVID opens fishing, Iowa pheasants and youth and sporting clays

Great egrets and one great blue heron feasting at Buffalo Creek. | Larry Spence A wonderful photo of great egrets (and one great blue heron), the river fishing options COVID opened, the prospects for Iowa pheasants and a record for youth and sporting clays are among the notes around Chicago outdoors. Notes come from all […]

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Stephen A. & Max make predictions for the Rams vs. Bills Week 3 matchup | First Take

Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman disagree when predicting the winner of the Los Angeles Rams vs. Buffalo Bills matchup in Week 3 of the 2020 NFL season. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ http://espnplus.com/youtube ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN […]

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Clippers still have next season: Five takeaways from Game 7 loss to Nuggets

The Buffalo Braves reached three consecutive conference semifinals from 1974-76, but never advanced. Two moves, a new name and 30 years later, the franchise known as the Clippers finally had a chance to take the next step in 2006. Instead, they lost in seven games to Phoenix. Then “Lob City” arrived, but the conference-final breakthrough […]

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Bears camp: Ledarius Mack trying to make his own name

Ledarius Mack makes a tackle for Buffalo | Courtesy: University at Buffalo Sticking on the practice squad would mark be an unlikely stop in Ledarius Mack’s journey. Like his brother, he focused on basketball in high school. Khalil Mack played one year of prep football — Ledarius didn’t play at all. Ledarius Mack was sitting […]

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Displaced Blue Jays are expected to play in Buffalo this season

The displaced Toronto Blue Jays will play in Buffalo, New York, this year amid the pandemic. Sahlen Park is the home of Toronto’s Triple-A club. | Bill Wippert/AP Buffalo’s Sahlen Field is home to Toronto’s Triple-A club. TORONTO — The displaced Toronto Blue Jays will play in Buffalo, New York, this year amid the pandemic. […]

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Toronto Blue Jays will play a majority of home games in Buffalo amid pandemic

The displaced Toronto Blue Jays will play a majority of their games in Buffalo, N.Y., this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The Blue Jays announced Friday they will play at Sahlen Field, where the team’s Triple-A affiliate plays. The Blue Jays are looking for a major league park after the Canadian government declined to allow […]

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Buffalo DL Ed Oliver’s drunken driving, gun charges dropped

Prosecutors on Wednesday dropped the drunken driving and illegal handgun charges against Buffalo Bills defensive lineman Ed Oliver, who had been arrested in May during a traffic stop in Houston’s northern suburbs. The charges are dropped due to lack of evidence after blood test results showed no intoxication, said Kelly Blackburn, spokesman for the Montgomery […]

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Black cop fired after intervening on chokehold: I lost everything

Officials in Buffalo, New York, want an investigation into the firing of a black police officer who intervened when a white colleague had a suspect in a chokehold. The incident happened in November 2006. At the time, Officer Cariol Horne had served 19 of the 20 years needed to receive her pension, a spokesperson for […]

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Trump takes heat for suggesting man shoved by Buffalo police may be ‘ANTIFA provocateur’

President Trump on Tuesday questioned the motives of the elderly protester who was shoved by Buffalo police officers last week and hospitalized after he hit his head in the resulting fall — drawing severe backlash from both sides of the aisle. Officers Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault after they were caught […]

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Donald Trump Smears Hospitalized Buffalo Protestor Martin Gugino, 75: ‘He Could Be Antifa’

Donald Trump claims that Martin Gugino, the elderly protestor shoved in Buffalo by police, is an ‘antifa provocateur’ who ‘set up’ his own assault. Twitter was disgusted by the attack on Gugino’s character. President Donald Trump sunk to a new low on June 9 when he accused Martin Gugino, the elderly protestor brutalized by Buffalo […]

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2 Buffalo Police Officers Charged in Shoving of 75-Year-Old Demonstrator

Two Buffalo police officers were charged on Saturday with felony assault after a video showed officers shoving a 75-year-old man who was protesting outside City Hall on Thursday night, officials said. “We had two of our police officers who crossed the line,” the Erie County district attorney, John J. Flynn, told reporters after the arraignment. […]

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Prosecutor: 2 Buffalo police charged with assault in shoving

BUFFALO, N.Y.Two Buffalo police officers were charged with assault Saturday, prosecutors said, after a video showed them shoving a 75-year-old protester in recent demonstrations over the death of George Floyd in Minnesota. Robert McCabe and Aaron Torgalski, who surrendered Saturday morning, pleaded not guilty to second-degree assault. They were released without bail. At a news […]

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Video shows police pushing elderly man to the ground

Fifty-seven police officers in Buffalo, New York, have resigned from the force’s emergency response team following the suspension of two officers who allegedly pushed a 75-year-old protester to the ground, a source close to the situation said. An investigation is underway in a protest incident Gov. Andrew Cuomo called "wholly unjustified and utterly disgraceful." The […]

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Activists Outraged As Police Push 75-Year-Old Man To Ground, Injuring Him During Buffalo Protests

An elderly, peaceful protestor was the victim of police violence in Buffalo, NY, as cops were caught on camera shoving him so brutally to the ground that he bled from his head. Activists are horrified by the footage. UPDATE, 6/5/20, 4:30pm ET: A stunning 57 Buffalo police officers walked off the force today, June 5, […]

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Officers suspended after man, 75, shoved and hurt on video

Prosecutors are investigating after a video captured police in Buffalo, New York, shoving a 75-year-old man who then fell and cracked his head By JOHN WAWROW Associated Press June 5, 2020, 8:59 PM 5 min read 5 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BUFFALO, N.Y. — Prosecutors were investigating Friday after a […]

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Chicago outdoors: Buffalo, ode to May, smoking fish options, morels and other wild things

A late-season morel. | Provided A note on buffalo in Illinois, an ode to May, options for smoking fish, morels and other wild things are in the notes around Chicago outdoors. Notes come from all around Chicago outdoors. MUSHROOM OF THE WEEK Ray Ramsey emailed about the family hunting morels earlier this month at Kankakee […]

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A Family Business Survived One Pandemic. It’s Determined to Do It Again.

By the time Robert L. Stevenson gathered his work force at Eastman Machine in Buffalo in mid-March, businesses nationwide were shutting down. But Eastman, which makes fabric-cutting machines, has been in family hands for four generations, and Mr. Stevenson wasn’t about to turn off the lights. Standing atop a table in the lunchroom just off […]

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Jake Fromm ‘too good to pass up’ for Buffalo Bills | 2020 NFL Draft

Mel Kiper Jr., Daniel Jeremiah, Louis Riddick and Chris Mortensen discuss the Buffalo Bills selecting Georgia QB Jake Fromm in the fifth round of the 2020 NFL Draft. #NFLDraft #NFL #ESPN ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: […]

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Jim Kelly shares the biggest differences between Josh Allen and Sam Darnold | First Take

Pro Football Hall of Famer and former Buffalo Bills QB Jim Kelly joins First Take to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on the world of sports. Kelly also weighs in on the potential pressure QB Josh Allen could face this season and explains the biggest differences between Allen and New York Jets QB Sam […]

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How Stefon Diggs tweeted his way from Vikings to Bills

It appears Stefon Diggs tweeted his way from Minnesota to Buffalo – just not in the way you might think. The disgruntled former Vikings receiver tweeted last Monday, after Minnesota had extended quarterback Kirk Cousins, that “It’s time for a new beginning” and “Somethings going to happen.” Diggs’ tweets led some to believe the 26-year-old […]

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Bills acquire Stefon Diggs from the Vikings | SportsCenter

Dan Orlovsky breaks down the Buffalo Bills’ trade to bring in star wide receiver Stefon Diggs from the Minnesota Vikings. Orlovsky heaps praise on the Bills, saying the move indicates they’re ramping up for a run at the AFC East title. The Vikings receive four draft picks in the deal, including a first-round pick in […]

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NHL roundup: Sabres win shootout over Caps, end 6-game skid

Dominik Kahun scored in the seventh round of a shootout to give the Buffalo Sabres a 3-2 victory over the visiting Washington Capitals on Monday. Sabers goalie Linus Ullmark stopped 33 of 35 shots during open play and then made six more saves during the shootout. It was an impressive return for Ullmark, who was […]

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Buffalo Roman Catholic Diocese seeks bankruptcy protection

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo has filed for bankruptcy protection By CAROLYN THOMPSON Associated Press February 28, 2020, 2:36 PM 3 min read BUFFALO, N.Y. — The embattled Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, taking another major step in its effort to recover from a clergy misconduct scandal that‘s been […]

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