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Before during and after the game, this was all about the man they call Gio. As an organization, the Buffalo Sabres honored captain Brian Gionta's 1,000th NHL game with a video tribute and an on-ice presentation featuring his wife, children and par…

Before during and after the game, this was all about the man they call Gio. As an organization, the Buffalo Sabres honored captain Brian Gionta's 1,000th NHL game with a video tribute and an on-ice presentation featuring his wife, children and par…

3 reasons the Bills should draft: Pitt QB Nathan Peterman Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Position: Quarterback School: Pittsburgh Measurables: 6-foot-2, 226 pounds Combine stats: 40-yard dash: 4.82 seconds. Vertical jump: 31 inches. Broad jump: 9 feet, 2 inches. 3-cone drill: 7.14 seconds. 20-yard shuttle: 4.31 seconds. Career st…

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…

3 reasons the Bills should draft: Pitt QB Nathan Peterman Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Position: Quarterback School: Pittsburgh Measurables: 6-foot-2, 226 pounds Combine stats: 40-yard dash: 4.82 seconds. Vertical jump: 31 inches. Broad jump: 9 feet, 2 inches. 3-cone drill: 7.14 seconds. 20-yard shuttle: 4.31 seconds. Career st…

Sabres stay the course to honor their captain Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Before during and after the game, this was all about the man they call Gio. As an organization, the Buffalo Sabres honored captain Brian Gionta's 1,000th NHL game with a video tribute and an on-ice presentation featuring his wife, children and par…

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.
Homeroom Announcements: Tuesday's big games & more Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Get yourself ready for today's #PrepTalkLive action with everything you need to know about the day ahead in high school sports. What to watch for Tuesday 1. Girls lacrosse - Mount St. Mary at Niagara Wheatfield, 5:30 p.m. Mount St. Mary Aca…

College Power 10: Canisius surprised everyone in Atlantic Hockey Mon, Mar 27, 2017

It was a decent year for Big 4 college basketball, and an excellent year for Western New York small college basketball. Hockey, however, tops the winter season-ending College Power 10. 1. Canisius hockey. The Golden Griffins were picked for ninth …

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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 trade Brad Self, add draft picks Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Brad Self’s stay as a member of the Buffalo Bandits ended in less than a season. Self was dealt to the Colorado Mammoth on Monday in exchange for Creighton Reid and a fourth-round draft pick in 2019. Reid then was sent to Calgary for a fourth-ro…

Jerry Sullivan's Power Take: A unique, breakthrough Final Four Mon, Mar 27, 2017

This Final Four lacks star power, but it's one of the most unique fields ever. I love seeing teams break through in an event too often dominated by the established powers. South Carolina and Gonzaga got in for the first time. We haven't had two fi…

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
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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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3 reasons the Bills should draft: Pitt QB Nathan Peterman Tue, Mar 28, 2017

Position: Quarterback School: Pittsburgh Measurables: 6-foot-2, 226 pounds Combine stats: 40-yard dash: 4.82 seconds. Vertical jump: 31 inches. Broad jump: 9 feet, 2 inches. 3-cone drill: 7.14 seconds. 20-yard shuttle: 4.31 seconds. Career st…