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CHICAGO – Cal Petersen won’t be coming to Buffalo. The goaltending prospect who starred at Notre Dame will elect for free agency rather than sign with the Sabres. Buffalo drafted him in the fifth round in 2013. “I don’t believe he’ll …

CHICAGO – Cal Petersen won’t be coming to Buffalo. The goaltending prospect who starred at Notre Dame will elect for free agency rather than sign with the Sabres. Buffalo drafted him in the fifth round in 2013. “I don’t believe he’ll …

How Muny tennis could return to its glory days Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Rick Infanti has been the head tennis professional at the Buffalo Tennis & Squash Club for many years. He will be this year’s tournament director in charge of running the Muny Tennis Championships that will run from July 12-22 at the Delaware P…

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Sean McDermott ranks near the bottom of NFL.com head coach power rankings Fri, Jun 23, 2017

First-time head coach Sean McDermott isn't getting much love from the league's official website. The Buffalo Bills' new head coach recently ranked No. 29 on NFL.com's power rankings of the league's 32 coaches. "Granted, McDermott has never been…

Mike Harrington's Hot Read: Loss of Petersen an early blow to Botterill Fri, Jun 23, 2017

CHICAGO -- The Buffalo Sabres were probably not going to be able to sign goaltender Cal Petersen no matter what scenario played out. When they fired Tim Murray in April, they likely had no chance. A grim Jason Botterill made it clear to the media …

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
Canisius basketball adds assistant coach from Chattanooga Thu, Jun 22, 2017

Canisius College has hired former University of Florida star Eddie Shannon as a new assistant basketball coach. Shannon becomes the third aide to head coach Reggie Witherspoon, joining Chris Hawkins and Larry Blunt. Witherspoon operated with one a…

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…

Jerry Sullivan: Golf, the crazy game that keeps us coming back Thu, Jun 22, 2017

This is my 18th year as a golfer. Go ahead and laugh. I'm sure there's a joke in there somewhere. My game isn't what you would call mature. It's impulsive, temperamental and still prone to throwing the occasional club. But I love it just the same.…

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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) …

Former UB men's soccer coach Davie Carmichael joins Cal Poly staff Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Former University at Buffalo men's soccer head coach Davie Carmichael will coach this coming season at Cal Poly. UB cut its men's soccer program on April 3, just 62 days after Carmichael was promoted to head coach and before he could coach his first…

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.
How Muny tennis could return to its glory days Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Rick Infanti has been the head tennis professional at the Buffalo Tennis & Squash Club for many years. He will be this year’s tournament director in charge of running the Muny Tennis Championships that will run from July 12-22 at the Delaware P…