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Journalist sues NFL, alleging longstanding institutional discrimination

A former NFL Media journalist is accusing the league of refusing to address what he calls long-standing institutional discrimination and said his contract was not renewed because he repeatedly voiced concerns regarding equity and racial injustice.

Damar Hamlin not expected to appear in Bills' season opener Monday

Damar Hamlin is not expected to play in a regular-season game for the first time since going into cardiac arrest when the Buffalo Bills open the season against the New York Jets on Monday night, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

Safety Damar Hamlin makes Bills' 53-player roster 8 months after near-death experience

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin made the cut. Some eight months after a near-death experience during a game at Cincinnati, Hamlin's fearless bid to resume his football career approached completion on Tuesday when he made the Bills' 53-player roster.

Sabres longtime Canadian broadcaster Rick Jeanneret dies at 81

Rick Jeanneret, who will always be regarded as the voice of the Buffalo Sabres after a 51-year broadcasting career and the Hockey Hall of Fame's 2012 Foster Hewitt Award recipient, died on Thursday. He was 81.

Damar Hamlin makes early impact in return to field in Bills' pre-season game

Four snaps into his first game in a competitive setting since a near-death experience on Jan, 2, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin broke toward the line and stopped Indianapolis Colts running back Evan Hull for no gain on fourth-and-1 from the Buffalo 40.

Hockey Diversity Alliance says NHL 'late to party' in launching inclusion coalition

Akim Aliu and his fellow members of the Hockey Diversity Alliance say they feel betrayed and confused by the NHL's decision to launch — or as far as the HDA is concerned, re-launch — an inclusion committee to diversify the sport and make hockey more welcoming.

Bills safety Hamlin participates in team drills for 1st time this off-season

With a helmet on, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin took part in team drills on Tuesday for the first time this spring and some six months since having a near-death experience during an NFL game.

Bills safety Hamlin eases back into practice 5 months since near-death experience

Wearing shorts and his familiar No. 3 blue practice jersey, Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin began easing his way back into football during the team's voluntary minicamp on Tuesday, some five months after having a near-death experience on the field.

Bills safety Damar Hamlin cleared to play after cardiac arrest, GM says

Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin has been cleared to resume playing and is attending the team's voluntary workout program some four months after going into cardiac arrest and having to be resuscitated on the field during a game at Cincinnati, general manager Brandon Beane said Tuesday.

Senators cede lead before suffering overtime loss to Sabres

Casey Mittelstadt scored 1:18 into overtime and Craig Anderson stopped 30 shots before announcing he is retiring at the end of the season as the Buffalo Sabres closed their home schedule with a 4-3 win over the Ottawa Senators on Thursday night.