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By Cindy Boren A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football p…

By Cindy Boren A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football p…

New study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE Thu, Jan 18, 2018

By Cindy Boren A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football p…

Area Bowling Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Report: Why new Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll left Alabama Thu, Jan 18, 2018

For new Bills offensive coordinator Brian Daboll, the lure of returning to the NFL where he had spent most of his coaching career and the chance to return home to Western New York were obvious factors in his decision to leave the University of Alabam…

Sabres Notebook: Big doings over break for Girgensons, Housley Wed, Jan 17, 2018

The bye week in the National Hockey League gives players and coaches five days away from hockey. Both usually get away, some to tropical locales and some just back home with family. But for two members of the Buffalo Sabres, big things happened du…

High schools scores & schedules (Jan. 18) Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Boys basketballWednesday’s gamesYale Cup Division IICity Honors 59, Olmsted 57Monsignor MartinNiagara Catholic 64, Cardinal O’Hara 50Park 57, St. Francis 43ECIC IIIMaryvale 60, Iroquois 55Niagara-OrleansAlbion 68, Barker 65CCAA West 1Southwestern 61,…

UB AD Allen Greene going to Auburn Wed, Jan 17, 2018

University at Buffalo Athletic Director Allen Greene is heading to Auburn University in Alabama in the same position, sources confirmed to The News on Wednesday night. His appointment needs to be approved by the school's board of trustees, which c…

Area colleges (Jan. 15) Sun, Jan 14, 2018
Buffalo Bandits fall to the Stealth in overtime, 11-10 Sat, Jan 13, 2018

The Buffalo Bandits clawed back, but couldn't keep the Vancouver Stealth from earning their first win of the season. Minutes after Mitch Jones scored an unlikely equalizer with 21 seconds remaining in regulation, Joel McCready beat Bandits goalie …

Bucky & Sully Show: Discussing Brian Daboll hire, NFL playoffs Tue, Jan 16, 2018

Buffalo News sports columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan analyzed the Bills' hiring of Western New York native Brian Daboll as offensive coordinator during their weekly radio show Monday on 1270 The Fan. "I thought that was an interesting h…

Ice Fishing at Buffalo's Small Boat Harbor Thu, Jan 18, 2018

Whether you dragged a portable shelter to protect yourself from the frigid wind or you jigged your bait through the holes in Lake Erie ice in an open-air "old school" style, there were plenty of local fish caught. WNY fishermen caught some trophy-si…

Outdoors Calendar Wed, Jan 17, 2018
The Fishing Beat Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Catches of the Week (Jan. 17) Wed, Jan 17, 2018
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.
Inside Baseball: Morgan may object but his email doesn't change thinking on Hall voting Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Voting for the Baseball Hall of Fame is a complicated enough process. You spend weeks collecting your thoughts, poring over stats (real and analytic), researching as many conflicting points of view as you can find and sometimes just staring at the ba…

2017 All-WNY girls soccer first team Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Name School Class Position – Fast fact Hope Balling, Tonawanda 12 F – Canisius-bound striker holds school records for career goals (135) and assists (85) Bella Buscaglia, Williamsville East 9 F – Led Flames in goals with 19 during first season …

All-WNY girls soccer 2017 Fri, Jan 12, 2018
All-WNY boys soccer 2017 Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Scott Kreutter drives WNY race team to special indoor TQ Midget victory Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Team owner Trey Hoddick and crew chief Karl Hehr went to an area holiday party last Saturday evening and received a very special and emotional present that came from a distance away. That same evening, the rest of their Cheektowaga-based race team, h…

Post Time: Fair Grounds scene for next Derby trail stop Fri, Jan 12, 2018

It’s time to start paying attention to the 3-year-olds and Saturday’s Lecomte S. at Fair Grounds is the latest Derby trail race with Kentucky Derby points at stake. A full field is scheduled to leave the gate at 6:03 p.m. ET from the New Orleans t…

Running: Stats and fun facts from the 2017 season Fri, Jan 12, 2018

Time for one last rewind on 2017 as the numbers are in for the race season. Local runner Fritz Van Leaven monitored 445 races held in Western New York, Southern Ontario, and Northeastern Pennsylvania -- 17 more than were held in 2016. Participatio…

Racket Sports: Maureen Rasp-Glose defies her age in tennis Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Even at the age of 7 Maureen Rasp-Glose possessed outstanding athletic skills, skills that continue to serve her well on the tennis court at the age of 64. She competed in a baseball league (hard ball!) and football with boys 8-10 years old. "Even …

New study shows that hits to the head, not concussions, cause CTE Thu, Jan 18, 2018

By Cindy Boren A new study has found further evidence linking hits to the head rather than concussions to the onset of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease traced back to the kind of head trauma experienced by football p…

Area Bowling Wed, Jan 17, 2018