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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…

Sully'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…

Area bowling (March 27) Sun, Mar 26, 2017

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…

Sabres vs. Panthers: Five Things to Know Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The Buffalo Sabres have won three of their last four games while the Florida Panthers are coming off Saturday's 7-0 destruction of the Chicago Blackhawks. For two teams who are likely to miss the playoffs, it still makes for an interesting meeting Mo…

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: Monday's big games & more Mon, Mar 27, 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 Monday 1. Softball - Kenmore West at Williamsville East, 4:45 p.m. Williamsville East hosts Ken…

Area colleges (March 27) Sun, Mar 26, 2017

area colleges BASEBALLManhattan 4-6, Niagara 2-5Canisius 8, Kennesaw State 5Saint Louis 9, St. Bonaventure 4D’Youville 9-5, Wells 4-16D (2-9): (1st game) Travis Macrides 3B; Matt Critelli 2(2B) (2nd game) Kevin Kabacinski 2B, 3B, 2RBIsHarford CC 17…

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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…

Sully'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…

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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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Sully'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…

Area bowling (March 27) Sun, Mar 26, 2017