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By Michael S. Schmidt, Matt Apuzzo and Maggie Haberman WASHINGTON – Lawyers for Michael Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser, notified the president's legal team in recent days that they could no longer discuss the special counsel's investigation, according to four people involved in the case, an indication that Flynn is cooperating with prosecuto…

High Schools

After West Seneca West's seniors completed an unbeaten season as eighth-graders at the modified level years ago, the crew received T-shirts with the motto "starts here and ends there." The "there" in this case was a picture of New Era Field, then known as Ralph Wilson Stadium, to signify the Indians' ultimate goal they strived to achieve before their time together at th…

Bills

Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 65. Sunday's game will be the 48th meeting between the Bills and Chiefs, with Buffalo holding a 25-21-1 edge. What is the longest unbeaten streak for the Bills in the series? Scroll down ... A. Seven …

Bills

The Buffalo Bills have not been able to take advantage of one of Tyrod Taylor's better strengths this season. Throwing deep has been a Bills weakness through 10 games. Taylor ranks 16th in the NFL in yards gained on passes thrown 20 or more yards downfield, according to Pro Football Focus statistics. The Bills are on pace to finish in the bottom 10 in both pass plays…

Bills

Shaq Lawson didn’t expect an interview request this week. “Y’all want to talk to me?” he asked. “Y’all been hating on me.” The Buffalo Bills’ second-year defensive end then insisted that he was joking, but there was some truth to what he said. The reality is, Lawson’s performance has come under increasing scrutiny in recent weeks. That’s what h…

Town of Evans police were investigating several suspicious fires and vehicle break-ins Thursday morning in the Highland area between Prescott Drive and Schuyler Drive, on the Lake Erie side of Route 5. A vehicle fire on Wayne Drive  at about 5:30 a.m. was extinguished by Highland Hose Volunteer Fire Company  before it spread to a nearby residence. Police …

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Even at 28 years old, Travaris Cadet is finding ways to redefine himself. The 6-foot-1 back thrust himself into the national conversation this week by steamrolling Chargers safety Tre Boston at the end of a screen play Sunday. Cadet, normally known for his elusiveness, earned NFL Network's Angriest Run of the Week honor for the power move. https://www.youtube.com/wat…

Bills

After being a limited participant in Bills' practice Wednesday, running back Mike Tolbert (hamstring) did not practice Thursday, according to the team's injury report. Also not practicing again were wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin (knee) and offensive linemen Cordy Glenn (foot/ankle) and John Miller (ankle). Tight end Charles Clay (knee), kicker Stephen Hauschka (right…

Buffalo

A pack of shark girls. Three people dressed as a turkey, gravy boat and fork. A woman dressed as "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs." A man carrying a canoe. The colorful costumes that are a big part of the annual YMCA Turkey Trot's gaiety were on full display Thursday, as thousands of runners took over Delaware Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. They ran from Tacoma Avenue all…

Colleges

Kickoff: 1 p.m. Friday. TV: CBS Sports Network. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: Buffalo 5-6 (3-4 in MAC), Ohio 8-3 (5-2). Gameday: Tickets are $14, a decrease from the normal price for the regular season finale. Stampede Square opens at 10 a.m. Last time out: Tyree Jackson became the first UB quarterback to throw for over 300 yards in three straight games in…

A City of Tonawanda woman faces felony drunk driving charges, after she crashed her vehicle into a pole at Delaware and Delton streets. Following the early morning accident Wednesday, Karli M. Holler, 30 of Gibson Street was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, in the first and second degrees, and six other …

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This has been the most challenging stretch in Matt Moulson's professional hockey career. The 34-year-old has been a regular in an NHL lineup since the 2009-10 season when he played all 82 games for the New York Islanders. He played 81 games the past two seasons for the Buffalo Sabres. But now, the forward has become the routine healthy scratch in the Sabres lineup…

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The rink is not a fun place for the Buffalo Sabres these days. The atmosphere in KeyBank Center was grim Thursday morning as about half the Sabres took to the ice for a light, optional workout after a team meeting. Four losses in a row and a seven-game winless streak will do that. "It's obviously not very much fun to be at the rink right now and that's never a good f…

A 23-year-old Buffalo man was shot shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday in the 1200 block of Fillmore Avenue., Buffalo police reported. The man was taken to Erie County Medical Center with what appeared to be serious injuries, police said. No other details were immediately available. Anyone with information  on the shooting is asked to call or text the Confidential TIP-C…

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2017 wasn't supposed to be a big year for the University at Buffalo's Emmanuel Reed. Junior Johnathan Hawkins entered the season as the feature running back, coming off a 338-yard sophomore season as Jordan Johnson's backup. Reed was supposed to be a change of pace runner as he continued to get accustomed to the offense. "During the offseason, you definitely train to…