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WHEATFIELD -- Chad Kelly's agonizing, three-day wait ended at 6:27 p.m. with a call from the Denver Broncos GM and Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway. The former St. Joe's quarterback was selected with the final pick of the entire draft, 253rd ov…

WHEATFIELD -- Chad Kelly's agonizing, three-day wait ended at 6:27 p.m. with a call from the Denver Broncos GM and Hall of Fame quarterback John Elway. The former St. Joe's quarterback was selected with the final pick of the entire draft, 253rd ov…

Sweet Home, UB product Jordan Johnson tops list of Bills' UDFA signings Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The Buffalo Bills didn't have to look far for one of their first undrafted free agents. The team will sign University at Buffalo running back Jordan Johnson, according to a tweet from the player's agent, Brett Tessler. Jordan Johnson (RB, Buffa…

I’m dedicating this year’s column to Al Sillato, a local golf legend who died last month, four days after his 102nd birthday. Sillato passed on after b…

Two months ago, Sabres captain Brian Gionta made a point to say coaching systems didn't really matter in the NHL. It was the 15-year veteran's way of sayin…

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This week, it's my turn to ask a question or two. It occurred to me while working on our annual golf preview section -- which runs in the paper on April 19…

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Sweet Home, UB product Jordan Johnson tops list of Bills' UDFA signings Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The Buffalo Bills didn't have to look far for one of their first undrafted free agents. The team will sign University at Buffalo running back Jordan Johnson, according to a tweet from the player's agent, Brett Tessler. Jordan Johnson (RB, Buffa…

Sabres' bad luck continues in NHL Draft Lottery; Devils win Sat, Apr 29, 2017

TORONTO – Buffalo has never had any luck in the NHL Draft Lottery. It got worse Saturday night. The Sabres watched two teams with poorer odds vault past them and into the top three, dropping the Sabres to the No. 8 pick in this June’s draft. T…

Good for Dan Bylsma, good for Tim Murray. As for Sam Reinhart? Tough break. Learn from it, kid. Murray is a no-nonsense general manager who's constantly ev…

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.
Watch: Chad Kelly discusses being Mr. Irrelevant and playing for the Denver Broncos Sat, Apr 29, 2017

Chad Kelly had to sweat it out, but the St. Joe's grad and Ole Miss quarterback became a Denver Bronco Saturday when general manager John Elway selected him with the final pick of the 2017 NFL Draft. Kelly spoke with the News' Tim Graham shortly a…

UB men's tennis gains MAC finals Fri, Apr 28, 2017

It's on to the Mid-American Conference finals for UB men's tennis. The Bulls scored a pair of important doubles victories and preserved to take a pair of three-set single matches Friday while scoring a 4-1 semifinals victory over Northern Illinois…

Area colleges (April 28) Thu, Apr 27, 2017
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Seven Bona pitchers blank UB Wed, Apr 26, 2017
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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…

Classified Widget: Cars
Quick hits: Rock 19, Bandits 15 Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The Buffalo Bandits are on the clock. The Bandits wrapped up the first overall pick in the National Lacrosse League draft this year, and they hadn't even finished their game with the Toronto Rock when it happened. Rochester beat Georgia earlier…

Jerry Sullivan: McDermott does the talking; Whaley's a dead man walking Sat, Apr 29, 2017

While deflecting the issue of his confidence in GM Doug Whaley, coach Sean McDermott had the unmistakable bearing of the boss, the man who has Whaley's fate, and that of the rest of the personnel department, resting in his hands.

As we head into another hockey-free spring, it’s time to clean out the notebook: *The NHL is a billion-dollar business, so it’s easy to get flippant ab…

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Outdoors calendar (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017

April 27 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs will hold its annual monthly meeting at West Falls Conservation Club, 55 Bridge Street, West Falls, starting at 7 p.m. April 28-30 – Bird of Prey Days with the Braddocks Bay Raptor Resea…

The Fishing Beat (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Catches of the Week (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Outdoors calendar (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 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.
Bisons quick hits: Bulls blank Herd Fri, Apr 28, 2017

T.J. House entered Friday night among the statistical leaders among pitchers in the International League. He's still in that company but no longer at the top in earned-run average as the Durham Bulls did just enough against the Buffalo Bisons' lef…

Bisons gain a split in Norfolk Wed, Apr 26, 2017
Puerto Rico women's national team to face St. Bonaventure Sun, Apr 23, 2017

A memorable match awaits the St. Bonaventure women's soccer team on Monday, as Steve Brdarski's Bonnies will clash with the Puerto Rico women's national team at 7 p.m. at Marra Athletic Complex (3261 W. State Road, Olean) for the program's final spri…

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.
Sweet Home, UB product Jordan Johnson tops list of Bills' UDFA signings Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The Buffalo Bills didn't have to look far for one of their first undrafted free agents. The team will sign University at Buffalo running back Jordan Johnson, according to a tweet from the player's agent, Brett Tessler. Jordan Johnson (RB, Buffa…