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With both arms and one leg up during an emphatic celebration, Jack Eichel glided toward the boards. All he saw were Maple Leafs fans. His punch of the glass told them they were in the wrong place on the wrong night. “When you see that many To…

With both arms and one leg up during an emphatic celebration, Jack Eichel glided toward the boards. All he saw were Maple Leafs fans. His punch of the glass told them they were in the wrong place on the wrong night. “When you see that many To…

Silveri gets Hall of Fame honor Sun, Mar 26, 2017

GLENS FALLS - Villa Maria College men's basketball coach Don Silveri was inducted into the New York State Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame on Sunday. The winner of more than 600 career games at the college level, Silveri was part of a 12-member …

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 th…

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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…

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…

Raiders' move, replay expansion highlight NFL meeting Sun, Mar 26, 2017

PHOENIX -- With NFL owners, club executives, and coaches gathering for their annual meeting, which began Sunday at the posh Arizona Biltmore, here are some of the primary topics of discussion in the next four days: *The Oakland Raiders' …

Sabres Notebook: Surprise party for Kulikov; Panthers roll Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Dmitry Kulikov knew his 500th game was coming. He just didn’t think it was Saturday. “I thought I was 10, 15 away from 500,” Kulikov said. “It was a good surprise and a good 500.” Forget good. Compared to the rest of the season, it wa…

Sabres 5, Toronto 2 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

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.
High school scores & schedules (March 26) Sat, Mar 25, 2017

High schoolsBaseballSaturday’s gameEllicottville 5, Sherman 4Girls lacrosseSaturday’s gameLake Shore 20, Cathedral Prep (Pa.) 1LS (1-0): Shayla Scanlan 4g, Jalyn Jimerson 4g, Noelani Cornfield 3gAttention All-StarsPlease forward the following all…

Iafallo has goal, assist as Minnesota-Duluth reaches Frozen Four Sun, Mar 26, 2017

Eden native Alex Iafallo scored once and assisted on Adam Johnson’s power-play goal at 1:57 of overtime, pushing Minnesota-Duluth past Boston University, 3-2, on Saturday night in Fargo, N.D. UM-D clinched the first spot in the NCAA Frozen Four on …

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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 lose heartbreaker to Knighthawks Sat, Mar 25, 2017

Buffalo Bandits goalie Anthony Cosmo didn't need to be asked to speak to the media after Saturday's 11-10 loss to the Rochester Knighthawks. In fact, he volunteered for the job even before he hit the showers. Cosmo, it seemed, had something to say…

Bucky Gleason: Sabres, Bills still waiting for lifeboats Sun, Mar 26, 2017

The Sabres came up for oxygen over the weekend in their 5-2 victory over the Maple Leafs, a gasp before they sink beneath the surface and drown in another lost regular season. Math soon will officially confirm what has long been obvious, that the pla…

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 Calendar (March 22) Fri, Mar 24, 2017

March 26 – Fishing Tackle and Outdoor Show at Clute Park Community Center, East 4 th Street, Route 414, Watkins Glen from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 607-651- 0053 for more info. March 27 – St. Catharines Game and Fish Association monthly meeting at…

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…

FC Buffalo announces preliminary roster for 2017 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Through a week-long roll-out on Twitter, local National Premier Soccer League club FC Buffalo announced its preliminary roster for the 2017 season, which begins May 20. With the roster expected to have a more local bent this season under the new c…

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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Silveri gets Hall of Fame honor Sun, Mar 26, 2017

GLENS FALLS - Villa Maria College men's basketball coach Don Silveri was inducted into the New York State Basketball Coaches Hall of Fame on Sunday. The winner of more than 600 career games at the college level, Silveri was part of a 12-member …