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CHICAGO – Nathan Beaulieu and Evander Kane fit the aggressive style of hockey Phil Housley wants to play. One definitely will. The jury is still out on the other. Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill is excited about the trade he made last wee…

CHICAGO – Nathan Beaulieu and Evander Kane fit the aggressive style of hockey Phil Housley wants to play. One definitely will. The jury is still out on the other. Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill is excited about the trade he made last wee…

BN Soccer's NPSL Great Lakes East midseason Best XI Fri, Jun 23, 2017

While it was difficult to separate the top four teams of the National Premier Soccer League's Great Lakes East Conference in Friday's power rankings, it's even harder to narrow down a Best XI through the first half of the campaign. Not only is it …

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Want a member of the Bills on your fantasy team? Here's where they're being drafted. Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Be prepared to spend a first-round draft pick on LeSean McCoy if you want the Buffalo Bills' running back on your fantasy team this year. After that, you can wait a while before taking any more of the Bills. In a recent 12-team mock draft conducte…

Sabres' Botterill ready for the No. 8 pick Fri, Jun 23, 2017

CHICAGO – Jason Botterill thinks only two or three prospects from this draft class can make the immediate leap to the NHL. The Sabres pick eighth. With those two things in mind, Buffalo’s general manager is sticking with his “best player ava…

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.
High schools: All-Star teams needed Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Attention All-Stars Please forward the following all-star selections to sports@buffnews.com. Baseball: ECIC II, ECIC IV, Niagara Frontier, CCAA East I, CCAA East II, CCAA West II. Softball: All-Catholic, Niagara Frontier, Niagara-Orleans, CC…

2017 CCAA West I baseball team Thu, Jun 22, 2017
2017 ECIC III baseball team Thu, Jun 22, 2017
2017 ECIC IV softball team Thu, Jun 22, 2017
UB about to make $18 million football field house a reality Fri, Jun 23, 2017

A field house for the University at Buffalo football program finally is about to become a reality. UB has reached its fund-raising goal to start work on the project and has received approval from the state Division of the Budget to begin construct…

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 had a long list of problems in 2017 Thu, May 4, 2017

The Buffalo Bandits have played 26 seasons in their history. It’s easy to pick out the most disappointing of those seasons. We just witnessed it. The Bandits reached the finals of the National Lacrosse League playoffs in 2016 after winning th…

Sully's Mailbag: Botterill won't transform Sabres overnight Fri, Jun 23, 2017

The mail was a tad light this week, maybe because it's the first week of summer. People might be golfing, or waiting anxiously for Friday night's NHL draft. I can't get terribly worked up about a bunch of 18-year-old kids I've never heard of. The …

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Erie Canal Fishing Derby runs July 5-16 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

The 27th Erie Canal Fishing Derby will once again be held from the Niagara River to Albion July 5-16. Over $20,000 in prizes will be up for grabs, including a boat package supplied by Brobeil Marine of Buffalo for the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Pr…

Outdoor Calendar (June 21) Wed, Jun 21, 2017
The Fishing Beat Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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.
Mike Harrington's MLB Power Rankings Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Through Thursday's games. Last week's rankings in parenthesis. 1. Houston Astros. Hard to believe any team could go 27-8 in first 35 road games. (1) 2. Los Angeles Dodgers. Jansen is automatic: 4-0 with 15 saves, 50 Ks, no walks, 0.91 ERA (3) …

BN Soccer's NPSL Great Lakes East midseason Best XI Fri, Jun 23, 2017

While it was difficult to separate the top four teams of the National Premier Soccer League's Great Lakes East Conference in Friday's power rankings, it's even harder to narrow down a Best XI through the first half of the campaign. Not only is it …

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.
BN Soccer's NPSL Great Lakes East midseason Best XI Fri, Jun 23, 2017

While it was difficult to separate the top four teams of the National Premier Soccer League's Great Lakes East Conference in Friday's power rankings, it's even harder to narrow down a Best XI through the first half of the campaign. Not only is it …