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Live updates and observations from our team, along with selected other accounts.

Live updates and observations from our team, along with selected other accounts.

With trade imminent, Sabres tell Kane to take a seat Sat, Feb 24, 2018

WASHINGTON -- It's clear that Evander Kane has played his last game for the Buffalo Sabres. Kane was a healthy scratch for Saturday night's matchup against Washington Capitals, with a trade apparently imminent before Monday's 3 p.m. NHL deadline. …

With trade imminent, Sabres tell Kane to take a seat Sat, Feb 24, 2018

WASHINGTON -- It's clear that Evander Kane has played his last game for the Buffalo Sabres. Kane was a healthy scratch for Saturday night's matchup against Washington Capitals, with a trade apparently imminent before Monday's 3 p.m. NHL deadline. …

Bucky Gleason: UB's next step is locking up Nate Oats Sat, Feb 24, 2018

Nate Oats has players to coach and a season to finish, so it was no surprise after UB cruised to another win Saturday that he was concerned with more pressing items on his agenda than his own future. He showed no interest in joining the list of colle…

Area colleges (Feb. 24) Fri, Feb 23, 2018
Bandits midseason report: Josh Byrne making a case for Rookie of the Year Fri, Feb 23, 2018

Buffalo Bandits forward Josh Byrne looks like the can't-miss lefty prospect he was billed as at the halfway point of the season. The first-overall pick in last year's National Lacrosse League draft leads rookies in all three main offensive statist…

Shedding light on the hunt for deer antlers Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Deer seasons are currently closed in the Empire State. However, nothing is stopping you from pursuing another popular pastime – chasing the antlers that adorn the heads of whitetail bucks each summer and fall. It’s a great way to continue the hunt … …

The Fishing Beat Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Outdoors Calendar Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Catches of the Week (Feb. 20) Tue, Feb 20, 2018
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.
Pirates sign Lewiston's Kevin Siegrist for bullpen Sat, Feb 24, 2018

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed relief pitcher and former Lewiston resident Kevin Siegrist to a minor-league contract with an invite to big league camp. After four years with the St. Louis Cardinals,  Siegrist struggled last year in Philadelphi…

Former UB soccer star from North Tonawanda admits $45M insurance scam Fri, Feb 16, 2018

A former University at Buffalo soccer star from North Tonawanda pleaded guilty this week in federal court in New Jersey to submitting phony insurance claims for medically unnecessary prescriptions, defrauding benefit programs to the tune of $45 milli…

Larry Ott: Jimmie Johnson hopes Daytona 500 jump starts his 2018 season Fri, Feb 16, 2018

A victory in the Daytona 500 has been a springboard to two of Jimmie Johnson's seven Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championships. Johnson is hoping that he can remount that springboard Sunday with another Daytona 500 checkered flag and eventually …

Post Time: New fantasy racing contest has interesting grand prize Fri, Feb 23, 2018

With the Derby trail on hiatus until next weekend’s Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream, we’ll change gears to look at the newest fantasy horse racing site that’s popped up. Intrigued after listening to one of Steve Byk’s At the Races national radio s…

Running: Loncto took this 'Challenge' to the next level Fri, Feb 23, 2018

When Dan Loncto first took over as race director in 1985, Buffalo’s stop of the J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series had about 1,700 finishers. There were no tents crammed into every available space on the Delaware Park lawn. And there certainly wa…

Racket Sports: Williamsville's Miller Tennis Center earns worldwide recognition Fri, Feb 16, 2018

When Todd and Debbie Miller established Miller Tennis Center in 2007, their goal was to turn the area’s largest year-round facility into one of the nation’s best. Ten years later the couple has exceeded their goal. Miller Tennis Center has been…

With trade imminent, Sabres tell Kane to take a seat Sat, Feb 24, 2018

WASHINGTON -- It's clear that Evander Kane has played his last game for the Buffalo Sabres. Kane was a healthy scratch for Saturday night's matchup against Washington Capitals, with a trade apparently imminent before Monday's 3 p.m. NHL deadline. …