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LAS VEGAS – Whether or not you bought into the NCAA's spook stories that Jerry Tarkanian was shady, it's a fact the legendary basketball coach relied on one particular trick to keep his UNLV recruits in the dark. The school was called Tumbleweed…

LAS VEGAS – Whether or not you bought into the NCAA's spook stories that Jerry Tarkanian was shady, it's a fact the legendary basketball coach relied on one particular trick to keep his UNLV recruits in the dark. The school was called Tumbleweed…

Quick hits: Sabres 5, Maple Leafs 2 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

They came. They saw. They went home depressed. Again. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs helped make KeyBank Center a rollicking place Saturday night, but Buffalo backers had the most fun – as usual. The Sabres repeatedly lifted their fans out o…

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…

Quick hits: Sabres 5, Maple Leafs 2 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

They came. They saw. They went home depressed. Again. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs helped make KeyBank Center a rollicking place Saturday night, but Buffalo backers had the most fun – as usual. The Sabres repeatedly lifted their fans out o…

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 25) Fri, Mar 24, 2017

High schoolsBoys lacrosseFriday’s gamesNonleagueOrchard Park 17, Williamsville East 3St. Francis 10, Williamsville North 5SF (1-0): Tristan Englehardt 5g, Jackson Chillberg 11 savesGirls lacrosseNonleagueWilliamsville North 11, Sweet Home 6Baseball…

Area colleges (March 24) Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Area collegesBASEBALLSam Houston State 20, UB 5UB (5-14): Brian Dudek, Ben Haefner 2 RBI eachKennesaw State 8, Canisius 4C (12-8): Christ Conley 2-3, 2 RBISaint Louis 4, St. Bonaventure 2SB (6-8, 1-3): Jared Baldinelli RBIChicago 13, D’Youville 1CC…

Area colleges (March 24) Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Area colleges (March 23) Wed, Mar 22, 2017
Area colleges (March 22) Tue, Mar 21, 2017

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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Quick Hits: Knighthawks 11, Bandits 10 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

ROCHESTER - Buffalo won't be returning to Rochester during the rest of the National Lacrosse League's regular season. The Bandits won't be complaining about that. Buffalo lost its second straight heart-breaker in the Blue Cross Arena. The Knightha…

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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Quick hits: Sabres 5, Maple Leafs 2 Sat, Mar 25, 2017

They came. They saw. They went home depressed. Again. Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs helped make KeyBank Center a rollicking place Saturday night, but Buffalo backers had the most fun – as usual. The Sabres repeatedly lifted their fans out o…