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Matt Myers did not practice Monday with the University at Buffalo football team, two days after he left in the third quarter of a 34-20 loss at Miami (Ohio) in UB's Mid-American Conference opener. Coach Lance Leipold did not specify the injury to Myers, a West Seneca West graduate and UB's starting quarterback, and said Monday that he has not gotten a full update of Mye…

Cortland (3-0) scored five touchdowns and a field goal on its seven first-half possessions in a 59-21 rout of visiting SUNY Buffalo State (0-4) in their nonconference football game on Saturday. The Red Dragons piled up 580 yards total offense, including 271 passing by quarterback Brett Segala and 131 rushing by Zach Tripodi. Zak Ciezki (Cheektowaga) of the Bengals co…

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OXFORD, Ohio – When the University at Buffalo football team lined up on the wrong side of the field to start the second half Saturday at Miami (Ohio), it became a harbinger of things to come for the Bulls. Little went in the right direction for UB in the second half of a 34-20 loss to the RedHawks in the MAC opener for both teams at Yager Stadium. The Bulls squandere…

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Kickoff: Noon Saturday, Yager Stadium, Oxford, Ohio TV: ESPNU. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: UB 2-2, Miami (Ohio) 1-3 Last time out: UB defeated Temple, 38-22, last Saturday at UB Stadium. Bulls running back Jaret Patterson ran for 133 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries, and UB’s defense had three interceptions, including safety Joey Banks’ 46-yard interceptio…

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The last time the University at Buffalo and Miami (Ohio) football teams met, a weeknight game on national television turned into a high-scoring affair. It was emblematic of a typical weekday league game: high scoring, defense optional and record setting – better known in college football circles and Twitter as "MACtion." The Bulls defeated the RedHawks, 51-42, on Oct. 3…

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While the men’s and women’s college basketball teams at the University at Buffalo, Canisius, Niagara and St. Bonaventure have trained throughout the summer, formal practices begin this week at the four schools and across the country. The UB men and the Niagara men have new coaches with names familiar to local college basketball fans. St. Bonaventure will mark the progra…

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A member of the Niagara University women's swimming team and two of her former teammates have sued the university, charging that they and others were sexually harassed by members of the men's swimming team, with the knowledge of their coach. The plaintiffs are Nastassja Posso, a senior who remains on the swim team; Jaime Rolf, a senior who quit the team in February 2018…

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John Beilein has always been thankful for Canisius College, even though it took the folks under the Golden Dome five years to come around and give him the job as their men's basketball coach. In 1987, Beilein was a candidate to replace Nick Macarchuk at age 34 but the school went with Marty Marbach and it was a reasonable choice. Marbach was two years removed from winni…

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The University at Buffalo football team insists it isn’t looking past its next game. UB (2-2) opens its Mid-American Conference schedule at noon Saturday at Miami (Ohio), and it's a valuable contest against a MAC East Division opponent. Then, the Bulls face another MAC East opponent when they host Ohio on Oct. 5 at UB Stadium. UB last opened its conference schedule a…

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The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team has landed its first recruit for its 2020 freshman class. Chanse Robinson, a 6-foot, 3-star point guard from Louisiana, has verbally committed to UB. Robinson announced his commitment Monday on his Twitter account, after he visited UB this weekend. https://twitter.com/Chanse_0/status/1176182629537898497 247Sports ran…

Buffalo State turned a first quarter interception into a 29-yard Tommy Carr field goal for an early lead, but it was mostly Brockport the rest of the way in the Golden Eagles’ 55-20 victory at Coyer Field on Saturday. Brockport (2-1), coached by Lancaster native Jason Mangone, ran over the Bengals for 365 yards, an average of 6.9 per attempt and 16 rushing first downs. …

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The University at Buffalo football team got the benefit of a few breaks and bounces in the first half. Then, in the fourth quarter of a 38-22 win against Temple, the Bulls’ pass defense showed its mettle. Somewhere in between, the Bulls made a few mistakes. Even UB coach Lance Leipold acknowledged that with the win, his team still has room for growth as it prepares to o…

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Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. Saturday, UB Stadium. TV: ESPNU. Radio: ESPN 1520. Records: Temple 2-0, UB 1-2. Last time out: Temple defeated Maryland 20-17 in Philadelphia. Owls quarterback Anthony Russo was 20 for 37 passing for 277 yards and three touchdowns, and receiver Jadan Blue caught five passes for 132 yards and a touchdown. Liberty defeated UB 35-17 on Saturd…

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Dion Dawkins didn’t choose to go to school and play football at Temple University. Temple, he says, chose him. The college in North Philadelphia captured his heart and was where his talent belonged. But the start of the relationship between Dawkins and the college that helped make him into an NFL product wasn't easy. Dawkins is now 25 years old and a third-year of…

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The University at Buffalo football team’s secondary insists it was prepared to face Liberty’s pass offense. But the defensive backs weren't prepared to break down so quickly against the Flames, who accrued 325 passing yards and four touchdowns in UB’s 35-17 loss Saturday in Lynchburg, Va. Now, the Bulls (1-2) prepare to face Temple at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at UB Stadium…