New York Sports

Gadjovich scores twice, Canada routs Slovakia 6-0

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Jonah Gadjovich scored twice and Canada routed Slovakia 6-0 on Wednesday night to improve to 2-0 in the world junior hockey championship. Maxime Comtois, Taylor Raddysh, Sam Steel and Jordan Kyrou also scored and Colton Point made 20 saves. Canada was coming off a 4-2 ...

Finland defeats Denmark 4-1 at world juniors

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Juuso Valimaki and Henri Jokiharju each had a goal and assist in leading Finland to a 4-1 victory over Denmark at the world junior hockey championships on Thursday. Joona Koppanen and Aapeli Rasanen scored the other goals to give Finland a 2-0 lead in the first seven ...

Bills activate safety Anderson, release safety Elston

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have activated safety Colt Anderson after he missed the past 11 weeks with a broken forearm. The Bills opened a roster spot for Anderson by releasing safety Trae Elston in pair of moves made on Thursday. Buffalo is 8-7 and still in playoff ...

US dominates Denmark to open world junior championship

By JONAH BRONSTEIN, Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Casey Mittelstadt got the United States off to a quick start in its title defense at the world junior hockey championship. Mittelstadt scored twice in the first period, Kieffer Bellows also had two goals and Joseph Woll made 17 ...

Inconsistencies catch up to Dolphins in loss to Bills

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Jay Cutler couldn't escape questions over the Miami Dolphins inconsistencies on offense all season long. The quarterback was busy confronting them again following a 24-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday that dropped the ...

Thurman Thomas praises McCoy after Bills beat Dolphins 24-16

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Thurman Thomas couldn't imagine where the Buffalo Bills would be if not for LeSean McCoy. They wouldn't have led the NFL in yards rushing the previous two seasons, the Hall of Fame running back said. More important, Thomas added: ...

Bills QB Taylor to get majority of work in practice

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor will get a majority of work in practice to test his bruised left knee, putting him in a position to start against Miami on Sunday. Coach Sean McDermott said Wednesday that Taylor continues to ...

McCoy scores to seal Bills’ 13-7 OT win over Colts

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The snow sure suits Shady. LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 win over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and ...

Colts chances to beat Bills slip away on snow-slicked field

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The snow was falling so hard and fast that Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri could have used a timeout and perhaps a few more size-15 feet. After scrambling to hit a 43-yard point-after attempt to tie the game at 7 with ...

McCoy slides through snow to lift Bills past Colts 13-7

By The Associated Press ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — LeSean McCoy scored on a 21-yard run with 1:33 left in overtime to secure the Buffalo Bills' 13-7 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday in a wintry, white-out setting best suited for snow shoes and sled dogs. McCoy finished with 156 ...

Bills coach McDermott encouraged by medical reports on QBs

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Bills coach Sean McDermott is encouraged by the initial medical reports on his injured quarterbacks to feel confident Buffalo won't have to add a player before hosting Miami this weekend. McDermott did not go into further detail, a ...

Bills dig out from snow to remain firmly in AFC playoff race

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Once the last snowball was thrown and the final snow angel formed on the New Era Field turf, Bills defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier trudged to the parking lot, where he discovered his car better resembled a snowdrift. "It was ...

Bills frolic in the snow after 13-7 OT win against Colts

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Snow angels and snowball fights. Buffalo Bills receiver Deonte Thompson suddenly has a tale to tell his grandkids about the day he played in near white-out conditions. "I'm from Belle Glade, Florida, and we don't see this kind of ...

Bills QB Taylor has limited mobility in return to practice

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor had limited mobility in his bruised left knee on Thursday while practicing for the first time since being hurt last weekend. Taylor's status remains uncertain for Buffalo's home game against ...

Sabres place Moulson on waivers; acquire Wilson from Wings

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Hockey Writer BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The shake-up is starting in Buffalo, where Sabres general manager Jason Botterill began making moves in a bid to improve a vastly underperforming team on Monday. High-priced and little-used veteran forward Matt Moulson was waived for ...

Injuries, cheap shots overshadow Pats’ 23-3 win over Bills

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Rob Gronkowski was apologetic for pile-driving his shoulder into the back of Bills rookie cornerback Tre'Davious White's head. Bills safety Micah Hyde was livid, calling it a dirty play. Injuries and accusations overshadowed New ...

Bills face QB questions after Taylor hurt in loss to Pats

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Limping heavily on his left leg, Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor quietly grabbed a few belongings from his locker and headed out a side door. Before pulling on a pair of head phones, Taylor nodded his head "Yes," when asked by The ...

Gronk’s hit on Tre’Davious White adds tension to Bills, Pats

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Running back LeSean McCoy isn't sure if the bad blood between the Bills and Patriots — and increased by tight end Rob Gronkowski's hit on Buffalo cornerback Tre'Davious White — will carry over in three weeks when the AFC East ...

NFL suspends Rob Gronkowski 1 game for late hit to head

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer The NFL suspended New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski one game on Monday for a late, gratuitous hit to the head of Bills defensive back Tre'Davious White. White was lying face down on the sideline after intercepting a pass in Buffalo on Sunday when ...

Bills QB Taylor has bruised tendon in left knee

By JOHN WAWROW, AP Sports Writer ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Sean McDermott is sticking with Tyrod Taylor as the Bills starter so long as the quarterback's bruised left knee holds up. And Buffalo's coach had nothing more to say Monday about Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pile-driving into ...