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Yankees first-base coach Reggie Willits leaving to join University of Oklahoma staff

The Yankees announced Thursday that first-base coach and outfield instructor Reggie Willits will be leaving the organization to join the University of Oklahoma baseball program as a volunteer assistant coach. Willits, a Chickasha, Okla., native and University of Oklahoma alumnus, will remain ... MORE
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Mets’ Carlos Carrasco undergoes elbow surgery

Mets pitcher Carlos Carrasco underwent surgery on Tuesday to remove a bone fragment from his right elbow. The surgery, which the Mets termed “successful,” was performed by team physician Dr. David Altchek at the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan. Carrasco is ... MORE
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Bills TE Dawson Knox out a few weeks following surgery on broken hand

The wobbly two-point pass that Buffalo Bills tight end Dawson Knox threw to quarterback Josh Allen with an injured hand in a Monday night loss now comes with more detailed context: Knox was playing with a broken bone, per NFL Network’s Mike ... MORE
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Sabres rally to beat Canucks, improve to 3-0

The Buffalo Sabres scored a pair of goals 23 seconds apart early in the third period to defeat the Vancouver Canucks 5-2 on Tuesday at KeyBank Center and propel the team to a 3-0-0 start. Team stats Kyle Okposo scored the 200th ... MORE
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Yankees sign manager Aaron Boone to three-year contract through 2024 season

After a lengthy silence on the contract status of manager Aaron Boone, the Yankees announced Tuesday that they have signed their skipper to a three-year deal that runs through the 2024 campaign. Boone’s contract also contains a club option for the 2025 ... MORE
BILLS GAME DAY: Buffalo takes on the Titans tonight (preview, media & info)

Bills final drive falls short, lose 34-31 to Titans on Monday Night Football (full coverage)

Call it what you will, a trap game or a bad matchup or a gamble gone wrong, but the high-flying Buffalo Bills went up against the Tennessee Titans on Monday and were grounded, losing 34-31. Both offenses matched each other blow-for-blow, but ... MORE
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Syracuse Crunch forward Jimmy Huntington named AHL Player of the Week

The American Hockey League announced today that Syracuse Crunch forward Jimmy Huntington has been selected as the AHL Player of the Week for the period ending October 17, 2021. Huntington began the season by scoring four goals in two games, including his ... MORE
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Amerks drop season opener to Comets

The Rochester Americans (0-1-0-0) opened their 66th season in the American Hockey League with a 6-2 loss to the intrastate rival Utica Comets (1-0-0-0) Sunday afternoon at the Adirondack Bank Center. Sunday’s matchup was the first of 12 get-togethers between the North ... MORE
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Sabres score twice in shootout, beat Coyotes 2-1

The Buffalo Sabres improved to 2-0-0 on the season with a 2-1 shootout win over the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday afternoon at KeyBank Center. Team stats Dustin Tokarski stopped 20 shots in regulation and overtime plus two more in the shootout to ... MORE
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Jimmy Huntington’s hat trick not enough as Crunch fall to Monsters in overtime, 5-4

Jimmy Huntington recorded a natural hat trick tonight to help the Syracuse Crunch climb back from a three-goal deficit, but the team succumbed to the Cleveland Monsters, 5-4, in overtime at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. After going down by three, Huntington recorded three ... MORE
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Sabres claim defenseman Christian Wolanin off waivers from Kings

The Buffalo Sabres have claimed defenseman Christian Wolanin off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings, the team announced Saturday. Defenseman Henri Jokiharju has been placed on injured reserve. Wolanin, 26, tallied three assists in 18 games last season with Ottawa and Los ... MORE
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SPORTSBOOK CONFIDENTIAL: How do parylay payouts work? Looking at Week 6 NFL (podcast)

In this week’s episode John explores the payout structure behind parlays and offers some alternatives. He also look at the weekend in football, including Rams/Giants and Bills/Titans. Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for ... MORE
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Syracuse Crunch rally for 6-4 win over Cleveland in season opener

After giving up two goals, the Syracuse Crunch rallied back for a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Monsters in the season opener tonight at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse. The night was full of firsts as Shawn Element recorded his first professional points in ... MORE
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Sabres’ Casey Mittelstadt, Henri Jokiharju to miss a couple of weeks

The Buffalo Sabres announced Friday that forward Casey Mittelstadt (upper-body) and defenseman Henri Jokiharju (lower-body) will both miss a couple of weeks with injuries. Mittelstadt, 22, had 9:07 TOI and zero points in Thursday’s 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens. He suffered ... MORE
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Sabres open season with 5-1 win over Montreal

Alternate captains Kyle Okposo and Zemgus Girgensons led the way for the Buffalo Sabres in their 5-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday on opening night at KeyBank Center. The forwards opened the scoring for the team in the first period ... MORE