Detroit Red Wings' Justin Abdelkader (8) watches the puck get between the pads of Buffalo Sabres' Michal Neuvirth (34), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Gary Wiepert)

Sabres trade four on deadline day

The Buffalo Sabres made four deals before Monday’s 3pm NHL trade deadline, shipping out several players who have expiring contracts.

Buffalo Bills' Jerry Hughes runs a drill during NFL football minicamp in Orchard Park, N.Y., Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/David Duprey)

Bills decline to use franchise tag

The Buffalo Bills are not using the franchise or transition tags this year, which means defensive end Jerry Hughes could hit free agency if …

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Rochester area teen dies in house fire

Authorities say a 16-year-old high school sophomore has died from burns suffered in a weekend fire at his family’s suburban Rochester home.