Category: Sports

Bills acquire WR Kelvin Benjamin from Panthers for a pair of draft picks

Bills acquire WR Kelvin Benjamin from Panthers for a pair of draft picks

The Bills decided they were going to be buyers for the second half of the 2017 season. Buffalo acquired WR Kelvin Benjamin from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a third and seventh-round pick in 2018 in a deal that was finalized ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Watkins Glen boys chase Section 4 repeat in cross country

Watkins Glen boys chase Section 4 repeat in cross country

After capturing the first state championships in their program’s histories last season, the boys cross country teams at Corning and Watkins Glen appear primed to make some noise in the postseason again this year. Corning is coming off a sixth consecutive team ... MORE
How to watch Syracuse exhibition vs. Southern New Hampshire tonight

How to watch Syracuse exhibition vs. Southern New Hampshire tonight

Syracuse’s men’s basketball team plays its first of two exhibition games at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Carrier Dome, when the Orange meets Southern New Hampshire. SU, with all the new faces and new roles, will offer an early glimpse on lineups ... MORE
Bills ready for Jets on Thursday night football (preview)

Bills ready for Jets on Thursday night football (preview)

The Bills have some decided advantages in the run game against the Jets, but New York has some big play capabilities that have flown under the radar. The Bills ground game is back to form the last two weeks as they have ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Big Red hosts Cortland In final hoops tuneup on Saturday

Big Red hosts Cortland In final hoops tuneup on Saturday

The Cornell men’s basketball team will have its final tuneup for the regular season opener at Syracuse when SUNY-Cortland visits Newman Arena for an exhibition on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. The contest between the Big Red and its local Division ... MORE
Syracuse rolls in exhibition opener (full coverage)

Syracuse rolls in exhibition opener (full coverage)

Sophomore Tyus Battle had a game-high 20 points and freshman Oshae Brissett contributed 17 points and 11 rebounds to lead Syracuse by Southern New Hampshire, 84-54, in a Wednesday night exhibition game at the Carrier Dome. Junior Frank Howard and freshman Howard ... MORE
Babers on head coach openings: ‘I only talk about the job I have’

Babers on head coach openings: ‘I only talk about the job I have’

In thrusting Syracuse into the national spotlight with a win over Clemson and nearly upsetting No. 9 Miami on the road, Dino Babers vaulted himself into head coaching rumors. Babers is a potential head coach candidate for Florida, the Orlando Sentinel reported ... MORE
Herons to host Liberty League semifinals, championship

Herons to host Liberty League semifinals, championship

The William Smith College soccer team won its 11th straight Liberty League regular season title and earned the right to host the 2017 Liberty League Women’s Soccer Tournament semifinals and championship. Both the semifinals and the championship will be played on Boswell ... MORE
Buffalo struggles in Thursday night loss to Jets

Buffalo struggles in Thursday night loss to Jets

The Bills had a chance to move into a tie for first place in the division with the New England Patriots with a victory on Thursday Night Football. Unfortunately, Buffalo put together what may have been their most inconsistent performance of the ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
GAMEDAY: Syracuse takes on Florida State at 12:20 pm (preview)

GAMEDAY: Syracuse takes on Florida State at 12:20 pm (preview)

Syracuse (4-4, 2-2 ACC) seeks to pick up its first road win and third conference victory of the season when it visits the Sunshine State to take on Florida State (2-5, 2-4, ACC) Saturday, Nov. 4. Kickoff is slated for 12:20 p.m ... MORE
PITONIAK: Bills lay egg on national television

PITONIAK: Bills lay egg on national television

It had been quite a week for the Bills; the kind of week that made you feel like they actually had turned the corner, that it was OK to Bill-lieve again. It started with a Sunday thrashing of the Oakland Raiders at ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Tanaka declines to opt out, will stay with Yanks

Tanaka declines to opt out, will stay with Yanks

Masahiro Tanaka announced Friday that he has decided not to opt out of the remaining three years and $67 million on his contract with the Yankees, saying that it had been a “simple decision” to remain with the club. “I have decided ... MORE
New York Yankees, Sports
Cornell's All-Ivy RB Walker to miss remainder of season

Cornell’s All-Ivy RB Walker to miss remainder of season

Cornell football’s primary running back junior Chris Walker will miss the remainder of the 2017 season and “probably the first part of next year” after an injury sustained in the team’s 29-28 win over Princeton Saturday night, head coach David Archer ’05 ... MORE
T'burg reaches Section IV Class C volleyball finals

T’burg reaches Section IV Class C volleyball finals

The Trumansburg Blue Raiders will play the Tioga Tigers in the Section IV Class C volleyball championship after the teams finished first and second in the four-team pool play. The title match is slated for 6 p.m. Saturday at Corning High School ... MORE
Big Green blanks Cornell in defensive battle, 10-0

Big Green blanks Cornell in defensive battle, 10-0

In a battle of field position dictated by defense, Dartmouth made a of couple extra plays to escape with a 10-0 victory over Cornell on Saturday afternoon at Memorial Field. With the loss, the Big Red slipped into second place (3-5, 3-2 ... MORE
Orange miss late field goal, lose by 3 at Florida State (full coverage)

Orange miss late field goal, lose by 3 at Florida State (full coverage)

Ervin Philips became Syracuse’s career receptions leader, but a dramatic Orange rally fell short in a 27-24 loss to Florida State (4-5, 2-3) at Doak Campbell Stadium. The Orange slipped to 4-5 overall and 2-3 in the ACC. Syracuse had a chance ... MORE
Halfway to ending 17-year playoff drought? Not sure, but Bills better than expected

Halfway to ending 17-year playoff drought? Not sure, but Bills better than expected

The mere mention of the word “tanking” makes Sean McDermott cringe because if we’ve learned anything about the new Buffalo Bills coach, it’s that there’s no way he’d ever allow it to happen on his watch. You want to talk about a ... MORE
Buffalo Bills, Sports
Clyde-Savannah captures Section V Class D title; ER/Gananda falls one point short in Class C

Clyde-Savannah captures Section V Class D title; ER/Gananda falls one point short in Class C

The two remaining Finger Lakes high school football teams took the field at Alfred State on Saturday in the championship round of the Section V play-offs. Clyde-Savannah defeated Alexander, 17-13, to win the Class D Sectional Championship. In Class C’s final, East ... MORE