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Sabres change course, fire GM Botterill after three seasons

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres fired general manager Jason Botterill on Tuesday in a dramatic change-of-course three weeks after co-owner Kim Pegula said his job was secure.

In announcing the decision, the Sabres promoted senior vice-president of business administration Kevyn Adams as Botterill’s successor.

Gov. Cuomo gives go-ahead for US Open tennis

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday the U.S. Open tennis tournament will be held on its scheduled dates starting in late August - but without spectators - as part of the state’s reopening from shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

The U.S. Tennis Association had decided to go forward with its marquee event in New York City, pending an OK from the state.

Warner Bros to hold event for DC fans

LOS ANGELES — Comic-Con may be cancelled this year, but Warner Bros. will convene a 24-hour virtual gathering of the biggest names in the DC Comics universe.

The studio announced Tuesday that DC FanDome will be held on August 22 starting at 10 a.m. PDT. The event will feature talent announcements and reveal new content from WB games, comics, film and television.

Good fences make good neighbours of humans, wildlife

Fences are the best way to prevent deer and other foraging animals from damaging gardens, landscape plants and orchards, but they can be expensive, and difficult or time-consuming to install.

There are other wildlife deterrents, but they might not work as well, so be prepared to share. The wildlife returns can be valuable, too.