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Leonard Johnson got an up-close look at how Sean McDermott went to work last season when he played for the Buffalo Bills' new head coach in Carolina. What he saw is a big reason why Johnson followed McDermott to Western New York. "The way he ca…

Leonard Johnson got an up-close look at how Sean McDermott went to work last season when he played for the Buffalo Bills' new head coach in Carolina. What he saw is a big reason why Johnson followed McDermott to Western New York. "The way he ca…

Bisons' 2017 menu to feature local foods Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Local foods got top billing Thursday as the Buffalo Bisons unveiled several new food, beverage and merchandise items they will offer for the 2017 season. When the gates open for the season opener April 6 against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the team wi…

OK, so you didn’t survive the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament without your bracket getting blown to smithereens. You're drowning in regret while bra…

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Moments after the most thrilling game of the NCAA Tournament, Nigel Hayes spoke in a low, impassive monotone. He sounded about as excited as a college kid …

Notre Dame forward V.J. Beachem scored 30 points against Syracuse in January and made seven three-pointers just a month ago at North Carolina State. Villan…

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Filling out the Sabres’ expansion list is harder than you’d think. Not because of the players Buffalo should keep, but because of who they should try t…

New practice field for Bills will be on Erie County land Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Buffalo Bills players will be on Erie County-owned land when they tackle, throw, catch and run on a new practice field. Erie County lawmakers on Thursday voted 10-1 to take ownership of the three acres next to the Bills' existing practice faciliti…

Sabres Notebook: Okposo's views from the stands productive – to a point Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Sometimes players can learn a lot by sitting out and watching the game. They see things from a different perspective. They see different angles. But what they see from the press box isn’t what they can see on the ice. So the new view isn’t as…

Is there any league that drives its fans crazier than the NHL? Sometimes you have to wonder why we love this league so much because it doesn't reciprocate …

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.
St. Francis, Timon, St. Joe's, O'Hara and St. Mary's football schedules unveiled Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Teams may be preparing for spring sports but football season is around the corner. A day after Section VI released its master schedule for the 2017 season the Monsignor Martin High School Athletic Association has done the same. MMHSAA runner-up…

Jerry Sullivan: WNY's Andrew Sturtz living the hockey dream in Happy Valley Thu, Mar 23, 2017

You know the promotional spots that universities run on TV during NCAA games? Penn State should get sophomore hockey player Andrew Sturtz to do one. Ask the guy a question and you get a testimonial about the school. You can almost hear music playing …

Area colleges (March 23) Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Area colleges (March 22) Tue, Mar 21, 2017

I have three words of advice for new Buffalo Bills head coach-elect Sean McDermott: Ignore The Drought. Notice, Sean, that The Drought is upper-cased. That…

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Bandits' burst defeats Stealth; Buffalo moves to 5-6 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Buffalo sports fans didn't mind staying up late Friday night to see their favorite teams in action. The Bandits celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a 15-11 win over the Vancouver Stealth at the Langley (B.C.) Events Centre. The win, which raised Buf…

Jerry Sullivan: WNY's Andrew Sturtz living the hockey dream in Happy Valley Thu, Mar 23, 2017

You know the promotional spots that universities run on TV during NCAA games? Penn State should get sophomore hockey player Andrew Sturtz to do one. Ask the guy a question and you get a testimonial about the school. You can almost hear music playing …

Making sense of most of what Doug Whaley said/tried to say during the 40 minutes of blathering he did at One Bills Drive Monday is an exercise in futility…

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Outdoors: A positive approach realistic with Lake Ontario Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Three State of Lake Ontario meetings were held in appropriate locations around the lake the past couple of weeks (Lockport, Rochester and Pulaski), coordinated by the state’s Department of Environmental Conservation. It’s a great way to see what …

The Fishing Beat (March 22) Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Outdoors calendar (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 2017
The Fishing Beat (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 2017

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…

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Bisons' 2017 menu to feature local foods Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Local foods got top billing Thursday as the Buffalo Bisons unveiled several new food, beverage and merchandise items they will offer for the 2017 season. When the gates open for the season opener April 6 against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the team wi…

10 impact youngsters added to BDSL premier, championship Mon, Mar 20, 2017

As the Buffalo & District Soccer League has expanded in size, it's also gotten younger. New sides Grand Island FC and Crusaders FC (Canisius) pull largely from their respective high school programs, while recent entrants Pendleton United boast…

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…

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Bisons' 2017 menu to feature local foods Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Local foods got top billing Thursday as the Buffalo Bisons unveiled several new food, beverage and merchandise items they will offer for the 2017 season. When the gates open for the season opener April 6 against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the team wi…