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10/19/17 11:20am | By CHRISTOPHER SMITH

Joe Mixon (CIN), @ PIT- Mixon has been the go-to threat for Cincinnati the last three weeks, accumulating 57 touches and solidifying himself as the number one running back. He rushed for 50+ yards and a touchdown against a tough Buffalo defense and was able to prepare this past week during the bye week. This week, the Bengals take on a porous rushing defense at Pittsburgh in what should be a ground-and-pound oriented divisional game.

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UB Wrestling turns the corner

02/15/17 10:02pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

 John Stutzman doesn’t just want a team that competes in the Mid-American Conference, he wants a team that can win it all.

The Bulls are in the middle of a resurgence and just set a program record when they defeated Northern Illinois for their fourth MAC dual win of the season.

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Rundown: This week in UB Athletics

02/12/17 9:40pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Men’s basketball (13-12, 7-5 Mid-American Conference)

Buffalo’s men’s basketball team continued its win streak this week when they picked up two more victories against the Northern Illinois Huskies and Bowling Green Falcons.

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UB women’s basketball falls at home to Northern Illinois

02/12/17 6:26pm | By JUSTIN BYSTRAK

For three quarters, UB women’s basketball (16-7, 6-6) held Northern Illinois (17-6, 10-2) and their No. 3 scoring offense in the country in check.

The Bulls entered the fourth quarter leading 65-60 before the Huskies ripped off 16 consecutive points to start the fourth quarter, opening up a lead they would never relinquish.

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The Rundown: Weekend in UB Athletics

02/06/17 1:41pm | By Sports Desk

UB men’s basketball defeated Ball State (15-8, 6-4) 96-69 Friday in a nationally televised game at Worthen Arena. It was the third straight game in which the Bulls scored 90 points, the first time they have done that since the ’94-’95 season.

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The Rundown: Winter break

02/02/17 12:26pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Women’s basketball (15-5, 5-4 Mid-American Conference)

After starting the season hot and jumping out to a 10-0 start, the Buffalo Bulls women’s team faced their first taste of defeat this season when they fell to Harvard 74-62 in their second game after Christmas.

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Best Super Bowl 51 prop bets

02/02/17 12:25pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

How long will the National Anthem be? Under/over two minutes and nine seconds.

It may seem like a long song, but most Super Bowl performances of the Star Spangled Banner only go a little over two minutes.

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Spectrum Super Bowl predictions

02/02/17 12:15pm | By Sports Desk

New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick is one the greatest defensive minds the NFL has ever seen. He and defensive coordinator Matt Patricia will have their hands full on Super Bowl Sunday. The Falcons boast the seventh highest scoring offense in NFL history.

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The rundown: Past week in UB Athletics

01/23/17 11:32am | By Sports Desk

The Buffalo Bulls men’s basketball team got things back on track this week with their second victory of 2017. They defeated the Kent State Golden Flashes (9-9, 1-4 MAC) 82-69 at the Memorial Athletic and Convocation Center. The game included many large runs from both teams and finished with the Bulls on a 23-5 run.

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UB men’s soccer head coach Stu Riddle to take job at Northern Kentucky

01/09/17 4:16pm | By MICHAEL AKELSON

After four years a the head coach of UB’s men’s soccer program, Stu Riddle will be leaving the program to accept the same job at Western Kentucky, according to a Buffalo News report.

“It’s a sad scenario to have to leave Buffalo,” Riddle told The Buffalo News. “Professionally, I thought I could do big things here, but with the resources at hand, this was as much as I could do.”

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Spectrum's NFL Playoff predictions

01/07/17 2:49pm | By Sports Desk

Tom Brady and Bill Belichick can overcome most roster deficiencies, but a good defense with a good game plan could challenge New England. The Chiefs are balanced on both sides of the ball and would give the Patriots all they could handle if they were to face off for the AFC Championship.

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UB women’s basketball power forward Brittany Morrison sheds light on relentless rebounding

12/04/16 5:27pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

Brittany Morrison wants to be scoring insurance for the UB women’s basketball team.

If the Bulls (6-0) miss a shot, three, or layup, the sophomore power forward wants to be there.

Morrison has garnered a reputation amongst her teammates and coaches as a ruthless rebounder, despite being undersized. Morrison’s rebounding plays a fundamental part in the team's success, not just for second chance points, but for team confidence.

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UB football falls to Bowling Green 27-19

11/26/16 11:42am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

With the end of their season in sight, UB’s football team nearly pulled off a comeback win on Saturday.

“I don’t know if you’d call it a little bit of reckless abandon” said graduate transfer quarterback Grant Rohach. “Hey we were going for it, we were putting it down field regardless of if it was dicey or not, or risky, we were gonna leave it all out there.”

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