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Sabres LOSE NHL Draft Lottery but WIN Jack Eichel Prospects

Toronto (WBEN/AP) - The Edmonton Oilers have won the NHL draft lottery and the right to select Erie Otters star center Connor McDavid with the top pick.  The Buffalo Sabres will select second overall and are expected to land Jack Eichel.

UB Bulls to Face W. Virginia Friday in NCAA

Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) -- The Bulls, selected as a No. 12 seed, will face No. 5 WVU. Both teams are 23-9.

Bills Lose Both Running Backs

Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) It's been a tough afternoon for the Buffalo Bills and it's not even half-time in their game against the Minnesota Vikings as the team has lost both Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller to injury.

NFL Suspends Dareus for First Game of Season

Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Marcell Dareus won't be at the Ralph on opening day. He's been suspended one game for violating the league's substance abuse policy.

TSN: Sabres OUT of Running for Babcock

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) It looks like the Buffalo Sabres' coaching search will continue. TSN's Bob McKenzie quotes sources who say Mike Babcock will NOT be the next head coach in Buffalo.

AP Source: Mike Babcock in Contract Talks With Sabres

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - A person familiar with the discussions tells The Associated Press that Mike Babcock is in contract talks with the Buffalo Sabres to potentially become their next head coach.

Kraft: Patriots Will Move on From 'DeflateGate'

San Francisco, CA (AP) -- New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft will not appeal the $1 million fine and loss of two draft choices the NFL penalized the team for its role in the use of deflated footballs in the AFC championship game.

U.S. Wins Bronze

PRAGUE (AP/WBEN) -- The United States blanked the host Czech Republic 3-0 at the ice hockey world championship Sunday to claim a second bronze medal in three years.

AP: NFL to Change Football Handling Guidelines

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press the NFL plans to change guidelines regarding the way footballs are handled before games.

Bills Rookies Tour New Era

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - For the eighth straight year, the Buffalo Bills took rookie players out for a tour of Western New York.


Horton's Last Game Worn Jersey, Hull's 'No Goal' Jersey Up for Bids

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two historic game worn hockey jerseys are going up for bids. Both have ties to Buffalo's hockey history, and both are heartbreaking in two different ways.

Tom Brady's Appeal in Roger Goodell's Hands

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (WBEN/AP) -- The sides have bitterly argued in the court of public opinion. Now Roger Goodell plans to try to personally settle whether Super Bowl MVP Tom Brady deserves a four-game suspension for using deflated footballs.

Brady Appeals Suspension in 'Deflategate'

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Tom Brady has appealed his four-game suspension for his role in using deflated footballs during the AFC championship game.


Patriots Respond to Wells Report

Boston, MA (WBEN) The New England Patriots have issued a rebuttal to the Wells report, which led to a four game suspension for Tom Brady.

Peters: Eichel Improving Every Step at World Hockey Championship

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The play of Jack Eichel of Team USA at the IIHF World Championship has had people taking notice. One former Sabre says Eichel is making improvements at each level.
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