Sabres' Eichel ruled out for rest of season with neck injury

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OUT FOR THE YEAR — Sabres forward Jack Eichel is shown during the second period of an NHL game against the Flyers in Buffalo, in this Feb. 28 file photo. The Sabres have ruled out their captain Eichel for the rest of the season because of a neck injury. The team said Wednesday that Eichel has a herniated disk and is expected to be healthy for the start of next season.
(AP) — Buffalo Sabres captain Jack Eichel won't play the rest of the season because of a neck injury. The team said Wednesday that Eichel has a herniated disk and is expected to be healthy for the …

Five unanswered goals lift Comets over Crunch

Yesterday at 11:28 PM
UTICA — The Utica Comets scored five unanswered goals to beat the Syracuse Crunch 5-1 at home Tuesday. Joel Hofer got his first AHL win in his second start and Jonah Gadjovich scored twice to push …

Colgate pair earn All-Patriot League honors

Yesterday at 11:18 PM
HAMILTON — Even though the Colgate football team only played two games in its abbreviated spring season, two players have earned All-Patriot League honors from the conference coaches. Offensive …

Two horses die in barn fire on Belmont Park backstretch

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ELMONT (AP) — The New York Racing Association said two horses died as the result of a fire Tuesday night on the backstretch at Belmont Park. NYRA said it responded to a barn fire at 6:05 p.m. and …
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Stroman pitches Mets past Phillies for doubleheader sweep

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NEW YORK (AP) — Back on the mound two days after an abbreviated start, Marcus Stroman tossed six spotless innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Tuesday night for a …
PICKOFF — Blue Jays shortstop Bo Bichette starts to chase Yankees' Gary Sanchez (24), before making the tag on a pickoff during the eighth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday night in Dunedin, Fla. The Blue Jays won 7-3.

Ryu sharp into 7th, Semien homers as Blue Jays top Yanks 7-3

Yesterday at 11:12 PM
DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu cruised into the seventh inning, Marcus Semien and Rowdy Tellez homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 7-3 on Tuesday night. Ryu (1-1) …
KNOCKED AWAY — Bruins left wing Taylor Hall (71) dives to try to knock the puck away from Sabres forward Anders Bjork, top, during the third period of an NHL game on Tuesday night in Boston. The Bruins won 3-2 in a shootout.

Bruins beat Sabres 3-2 in shootout in Hall's debut

Yesterday at 10:25 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Charlie Coyle and Jake DeBrusk scored in Boston’s two chances in the shootout and the Bruins, with newcomer Taylor Hall, rebounded for a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on …
MAKING THE SAVE — Rangers goaltender Igor Shesterkin (31) makes a save with Devils center Jesper Boqvist (90) threatening and Rangers defenseman Libor Hajek (25) defending during the second period of an NHL game on Tuesday night in Newark, N.J. The Rangers shut out the Devils 3-0.

Shesterkin makes 27 saves, first NHL shutout, Rangers 3-0

Yesterday at 9:46 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Igor Shesterkin made 27 saves in posting his first NHL shutout and the New York Rangers opened a four-game series against the rival New Jersey Devils with a 3-0 victory on …
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Mets win doubleheader opener, edge Phillies 4-3 in extras

Yesterday at 9:08 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso and Jonathan Villar each hit an RBI single in the eighth inning to give the New York Mets a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the first game of their …
BEHIND HIS BACK — Nets forward Kevin Durant passes the ball behind his back and around Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels and Jarred Vanderbilt (8) during the first half of an NBA game on Tuesday in Minneapolis. The Nets won 127-97.

Durant, Nets beat Timberwolves in rescheduled NBA game

Yesterday at 7:49 PM
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points on 11-for-15 shooting in his most productive performance in 2 1/2 months, as the Brooklyn Nets blew out the Minnesota Timberwolves 127-97 on Tuesday …

Buffalo sports fans will need vaccine to attend games

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BUFFALO (AP) — Buffalo Bills and Sabres fans will have to show proof they've been vaccinated against COVID-19 if they want to attend games, Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz announced Tuesday. …
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Sports agate — April 13, 2021

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FOOTBALL Saturday Holland Patent 50, Rome Free Academy 12 HP 0 10 7 33 — 50 RFA 0 0 6 6 — 12 Second Quarter HP — Cassidy 27 FG HP — Dare 5 run (Cassidy kick) Third Quarter HP — Dare 59 …

Sports agate — April 10, 2021

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KING PIN LANES John Lenihan Memorial League Dave York, 290 and 782. BJ Borst, 761; Dick Larkin, 699; Willy Opperman, 686; Doug Williams II, 678; Ted York, 664; John Thibault, 654; Larry DeFrees, 641; …

Sports agate — April 9, 2021

Friday, April 9
KING PIN LANES John Knights Bowlers Shop League in Memory of Marty Rieck Jason Burning and Aaron Finster, 295 and 769. Burning, 732; Josh Talbot, 708; Eric Bennett, 705; Cliff West, 699; Michael …
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MV Golf and Event Center: A playable course for everybody

Saturday, September 26, 2020
(Nineteenth in a series) LITTLE FALLS — The final leg of the Rome Sentinel Golf Tour landed in my backyard, going all the way down to Little Falls to play my home course, MV Golf and Event Center; …
THENDARA GOLF PRO — Thendara Golf Club PGA professional Rich Chapman poses for a photo in front of the sign welcoming players to the club and the clubhouse.

Thendara Golf Club: A fair challenge

Saturday, September 19, 2020
(Eighteenth in a Series) THENDARA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour took a scenic ride up to Thendara this week to play Thendara Golf …
S IN THE GRASS — Bushes shaped like an “S” at Skenandoa Club Wednesday afternoon.

The Skenandoa Club: ‘A Great Place to Meet’

Saturday, September 12, 2020
(Seventeenth in a Series) CLINTON — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour visited an exclusive club this week, the Skenandoa Club. “It’s a …
PATIO VIEW — The back deck of the Kanon Valley clubhouse overlooking the 10th tee on Wednesday morning.

Kanon Valley Country Club: Working back to glory days

Saturday, September 5, 2020
(Sixteenth in a Series) ONEIDA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour continued this week by taking a trip down to Oneida and visiting Kanon …
LINES ACROSS THE FAIRWAY —Power lines run across the fifth fairway at Casolwood Golf Course on Wednesday.

Casolwood Golf Course: Enjoyable for all players

Saturday, August 29, 2020
(Fifteenth in a Series) CANASTOTA — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour took a trip to Canastota this week and visited Casolwood Golf …
GOLFING WITH TRAFFIC — Golfers tee off of the 16th hole at Hidden Valley Golf Club Wednesday morning with traffic moving westbound on the New York State Thruway in the background.

Hidden Valley Golf Club: An enjoyable course for all

Saturday, August 22, 2020
(Fourteenth in a Series) WHITESTOWN — The Rome Sentinel Golf Tour made the short trip to Whitestown this week to visit Hidden Valley …
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VVS runs for 261 yards in romp of Camden

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The Vernon-Verona-Sherrill football team improved to 3-0 with a 41-7 win over Camden Saturday. The Red Devils’ run game piled up 261 yards and scored five times. James Wheeler IV had the game’s …