Police use Taser on NBA’s Jaxson Hayes, newly released video shows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles police officer briefly pressed a knee to the neck of NBA player Jaxson Hayes as the New Orleans Pelicans center gasped “I can’t breathe” seconds before another officer used a Taser on him during a struggle, according to body camera video released Friday. WNY brewery leaves 13 beers on … Read more

The Buffalo Bills are giving away limited-edition, practice-worn jerseys – for a cause

(WIVB) – Need a new jersey ahead of this football season? Fort Ann sports park expands from fields to courts as players come and camp The Buffalo Bills are giving fans the chance to win limited-edition, practice-worn, autographed jerseys – and support a good cause at the same time. Flex your thumbs: Hudson Falls Middle … Read more

Here’s where 5 future Olympic Games will be held

(ABC4) – The final podiums are being filled in Tokyo after two packed weeks of Olympic drama. If the medal chase has inspired you to train for Team USA, you had better get to work. Our next Olympic Games are less than six months away. The International Olympic Committee has already identified host cities for … Read more

Olympic swimmer angry despite win, says hole in suit prevented world record

TOKYO (AP) – How dominant is Hungarian butterfly swimmer Kristof Milak right now? Ask his competitors at the Olympics. Japanese silver medalist Tomoru Honda said he had zero chance of beating Milak in the 200-meter butterfly final on Wednesday. Bronze medalist Federico Burdisso of Italy rated his own chances the same. “I think it was … Read more

Tennis player warns umpire ‘I can die’ amid extreme heat at Tokyo Games

TOKYO (AP) — Bent over in exhaustion before serving. Resting on his racket between points. Grasping for a rubber tube blowing cool air next to his seat on changeovers. Two medical timeouts and one visit from a trainer. Daniil Medvedev was struggling so much with the suffocating heat and humidity at the Ariake Tennis Park … Read more

Biles tries to lead Team USA to third consecutive gold medal

TOKYO (AP) — The greatest gymnast of all time must rally Team USA for the Americans to win their third consecutive gold medal. Simone Biles and her squad trail the team representing the Russian Olympic Committee heading into Tuesday’s women’s gymnastics team final. Katie Ledecky and Caeleb Dressel return to the pool and the U.S. … Read more

Gov. Cuomo announces $15M to combat COVID vaccine hesitancy: ‘We can’t go back’

Editor’s note: The governor’s press conference will be streamed at 11:30 a.m. EDT. BRONX, N.Y. (WROC) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Yankee Stadium Monday for a coronavirus briefing. “We see the COVID numbers and we see the reality, and we know what we have to do,” Gov. Cuomo said. The governor said 75% of … Read more

Buddy Boeheim to star in ad campaign for Three Wishes cereal

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR) — Buddy Boeheim is set to make another name, image, and likeness (NIL) first for Syracuse University. He is partnering up with “Three Wishes” cereal, becoming the first NCAA athlete to star in a commercial campaign, according to a press release.  UAlbany head coach educating players about new NIL rules You can … Read more

Photos: See what teams wore at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony

(WRIC) — The 2020 Olympic Games in Japan are underway! On Friday morning, athletes walked with pride as they represented their countries during the opening ceremony. This year’s theme is “United by Emotion.” Check out what the teams wore. Sue Bird and Eddy Alvares, of the United States of America, carry their country’s flag during … Read more

Troy man to compete in 2022 Special Olympics

TROY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A local powerlifting athlete will be representing the Capital Region at next year’s Special Olympics USA games. Hundreds of cyclists complete their 400-mile statewide journey in Albany this weekend Tom Mooney, who lives in Troy, will be traveling to Disneyworld for the games next June. He said it was a dream … Read more