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The Buffalo Bills have played a good game of poker leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft. The team has given every impression it’s serious about drafting a quarterback with the 10th overall pick – with owner Terry Pegula even accompanying coach Sea…

The Buffalo Bills have played a good game of poker leading up to the 2017 NFL Draft. The team has given every impression it’s serious about drafting a quarterback with the 10th overall pick – with owner Terry Pegula even accompanying coach Sea…

Report: Bills scouts expecting changes after the draft Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The speculation and rumblings have gone on for months regarding the uncertain future of Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley and the team's player-personnel staff. Now, the conversation has been ratcheted up a notch. Citing an NFL source…

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The Sabres have fired General Manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma. So what is next? The News' Mike Harrington says the first job for the Pegulas is to …

I’m dedicating this year’s column to Al Sillato, a local golf legend who died last month, four days after his 102nd birthday. Sillato passed on after b…

Two months ago, Sabres captain Brian Gionta made a point to say coaching systems didn't really matter in the NHL. It was the 15-year veteran's way of sayin…

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This week, it's my turn to ask a question or two. It occurred to me while working on our annual golf preview section -- which runs in the paper on April 19…

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Report: Bills scouts expecting changes after the draft Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The speculation and rumblings have gone on for months regarding the uncertain future of Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley and the team's player-personnel staff. Now, the conversation has been ratcheted up a notch. Citing an NFL source…

Uber has big backer, partner in Pegulas and their teams Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Late last year, Terry and Kim Pegula urged Albany lawmakers to bring Uber to Buffalo. Approval came earlier this month, and the ride-sharing service will be on Western New York streets this summer. The Pegula-owned Bills and Sabres quickly hitched…

Good for Dan Bylsma, good for Tim Murray. As for Sam Reinhart? Tough break. Learn from it, kid. Murray is a no-nonsense general manager who's constantly ev…

After the overwhelming success of our Buffalo Memories book, The Buffalo News is proud to announce a second beautiful, hardcover volume of this historic retrospective of Buffalo.
Homeroom Announcements: Wednesday's big games & more Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports. What to watch for Wednesday 1. Softball - Clarence at Lancaster, 4:45 p.m. No. 3 Clarence (5-0, 3-0) heads to No…

Area colleges (April 24) Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Area collegesSOFTBALLHoughton 2-3, Hilbert 1-2H (11-19): Rebecca Bailey 2B, RBI (first game); Morgan McNeill, Jenna Castricone RBI each (second game)Mercyhurst NE 11-12, Niagara CCC 5-0NCCC (11-22): Vicki Waugaman (Lew-Port) 2 hits, 2 RBI (first game…

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Monday was a dark day for UB. It felt the way it had two years earlier, when basketball star Justin Moss was tossed out of school for stealing from other a…

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Bandits' playoff hopes die in painful and historic manner Sat, Apr 22, 2017

This may sound familiar to Buffalo’s sports fans: Another local team will miss the playoffs. The Bandits joined their sports “cousins,” the Bills and Sabres, on the outside looking in at the postseason. They lost any hopes of reaching the pl…

Sully's Power Take: Will Serena deliver another Slam? Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Have you heard? My favorite athlete is expecting. Last week, Serena Williams announced on Snapchat that she was 20 weeks pregnant. Williams posted a photo of herself in a yellow swimsuit, accentuating her baby bump. She's engaged to Alexis Ohanian…

As we head into another hockey-free spring, it’s time to clean out the notebook: *The NHL is a billion-dollar business, so it’s easy to get flippant ab…

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Outdoors calendar (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017

April 27 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs will hold its annual monthly meeting at West Falls Conservation Club, 55 Bridge Street, West Falls, starting at 7 p.m. April 28-30 – Bird of Prey Days with the Braddocks Bay Raptor Resea…

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You could say Sunday's game meant nothing, and, in the grand scheme, that's true. The Buffalo Bills and New York Jets had been eliminated from postseason s…

The Buffalo News is proud to present this hardcover pictorial book to commemorate the Buffalo Blizzard of '77, and the indomitable spirit of our friends and neighbors who live here. This heirloom-quality coffee-table book documents the storm’s worst and our community’s best.
Jerry Sullivan's Power Take: Thames' power surge brews suspicion from Cubs Mon, Apr 24, 2017

Talk about a comeback player. Milwaukee's Eric Thames, who as of Monday led the majors in home runs (8) and slugging (.828), came back to the U.S. after spending three years playing in South Korea, and until this year hadn't appeared in a big-league …

Puerto Rico women's national team to face St. Bonaventure Sun, Apr 23, 2017

A memorable match awaits the St. Bonaventure women's soccer team on Monday, as Steve Brdarski's Bonnies will clash with the Puerto Rico women's national team at 7 p.m. at Marra Athletic Complex (3261 W. State Road, Olean) for the program's final spri…

INDIANAPOLIS – With a new head coach and an easy reset button to hit at quarterback, the Buffalo Bills could easily blow things up. If the team wanted to…

After the overwhelming success of our Buffalo Memories book, The Buffalo News is proud to announce a second beautiful, hardcover volume of this historic retrospective of Buffalo.
Report: Bills scouts expecting changes after the draft Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The speculation and rumblings have gone on for months regarding the uncertain future of Buffalo Bills General Manager Doug Whaley and the team's player-personnel staff. Now, the conversation has been ratcheted up a notch. Citing an NFL source…

Outdoors calendar (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017