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A first-timer vs. a long-timer. The game's best defense corps against legendary forwards. A veteran goalie getting a long-awaited first chance against a kid trying to go 2 for 2. Smashville vs. the Steel City. There are no shortage of storylines f…

A first-timer vs. a long-timer. The game's best defense corps against legendary forwards. A veteran goalie getting a long-awaited first chance against a kid trying to go 2 for 2. Smashville vs. the Steel City. There are no shortage of storylines f…

North Collins, Maple Grove win baseball titles Sat, May 27, 2017

By David Yarger Special to the news JAMESTOWN – The North Collins Eagles and the Maple Grove Red Dragons came to Diethrick Park on Saturday for one reason. To win a sectional title. That is what both teams did. North Collins (13-5) defeated Broc…

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Former Bills QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, Harvard graduate, solves a Rubik's Cube in how long? Sat, May 27, 2017

You might not know this, but Ryan Fitzpatrick went to Harvard. Crazy, right? You'd think they would mention that on the television broadcast at some point. Anyway, as you might expect of someone who earned an economics degree from Harvard, Fitz is…

Net results from Lehner, Ullmark have Sabres solid in goal Fri, May 26, 2017

Robin Lehner and Linus Ullmark shared an objective. The goaltenders wanted to skate to the crease and prove they could stay there all year. Based on the results, they figure to share something else next season: the net in Buffalo. Though contra…

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.
North Collins, Maple Grove win baseball titles Sat, May 27, 2017

By David Yarger Special to the news JAMESTOWN – The North Collins Eagles and the Maple Grove Red Dragons came to Diethrick Park on Saturday for one reason. To win a sectional title. That is what both teams did. North Collins (13-5) defeated Broc…

Canisius baseball eliminated from MAAC tourney Fri, May 26, 2017

The run is done for the Canisius College baseball team. The Golden Griffins saw their season end Friday in a 5-2 loss to Iona in an elimination game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament at Sal Maglie Stadium in Niagara Falls. Io…

Area colleges (May 25) Wed, May 24, 2017

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: Some quotes are gifts that keep on giving Fri, May 26, 2017

A memorably dumb quote is like a bone to a sports writers. We have a hard time letting it go. So when Doug Whaley went on a national radio show early this week and bragged about leaving the Bills a "gift" of two 2018 first-round draft choices, it was…

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WNY kayak instructor talks safety, sharing Buffalo waterways Fri, May 26, 2017

Andrea Vaillancourt-Alder started paddling as a child on Lake George and began teaching paddle sports in the Chesapeake Bay as a teen while living in Norfolk, Va. She has since canoed or kayaked on the Thames River in London, in the Celtic Sea alo…

Outdoors Calendar (May 24) Wed, May 24, 2017
The Fishing Beat (May 24) Wed, May 24, 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…

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.
Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning, who played for '55 Bisons, dies at 85 Sat, May 27, 2017

Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to become a United States congressman and senator from Kentucky, has died at age 85, the Philadelphia Phillies announced Saturday Bunning, who pitched for the Buffalo Bisons in 1955, is one of 20 for…

Bisons lose again in Georgia Wed, May 24, 2017
FC Buffalo, Erie Commodores entertain despite scoreless draw Sat, May 27, 2017

Friday night's rivalry match between FC Buffalo and Erie had everything - vicious tackles, scrums after the whistle, a handful of yellow cards, ample trash talk and a few close scoring chances - except for actual goals. The scoreless draw gave FC …

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.
North Collins, Maple Grove win baseball titles Sat, May 27, 2017

By David Yarger Special to the news JAMESTOWN – The North Collins Eagles and the Maple Grove Red Dragons came to Diethrick Park on Saturday for one reason. To win a sectional title. That is what both teams did. North Collins (13-5) defeated Broc…