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Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

Homeroom Announcements: Monday's big games & more Mon, Apr 24, 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. Baseball - Williamsville North at Clarence, 4:45 p.m. No. 1 large school Williamsvill…

Area colleges (April 24) Sun, Apr 23, 2017
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Sidelines for April 23 Sun, Apr 23, 2017

The Sabres have fired General Manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma. So what is next? The News' Mike Harrington says the first job for the Pegulas is to …

I’m dedicating this year’s column to Al Sillato, a local golf legend who died last month, four days after his 102nd birthday. Sillato passed on after b…

Two months ago, Sabres captain Brian Gionta made a point to say coaching systems didn't really matter in the NHL. It was the 15-year veteran's way of sayin…

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This week, it's my turn to ask a question or two. It occurred to me while working on our annual golf preview section -- which runs in the paper on April 19…

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3 reasons the Bills should draft: Alabama S Eddie Jackson Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Position: Safety. School: Alabama. Measurables: 6-foot-0, 201 pounds. Combine stats: Bench press: 10 reps. Career stats: 38 games, 126 tackles (7.5 for losses), nine interceptions, 12 passes defended, three fumble recoveries, two forced fumb…

Inside the NHL: Lombardi has red flags Pegula needs to study closely Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

Good for Dan Bylsma, good for Tim Murray. As for Sam Reinhart? Tough break. Learn from it, kid. Murray is a no-nonsense general manager who's constantly ev…

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, Apr 24, 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. Baseball - Williamsville North at Clarence, 4:45 p.m. No. 1 large school Williamsvill…

Sidelines for April 23 Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Area colleges (April 24) Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Area collegesBASEBALLUB 6, Ball State 5UB (12-23, 4-8): Ben Haefner 4-5, 2 R, RBI; Vinny Mallaro 3-run HR, 4 RBIs; Chris Kwitzer walkoff RBINiagara 6-5 , Monmouth 4-6N (18-15, 8-6): Daniel Procopio WP, 5 IP, 7 K (first game); Matthew Brash 8 IP, 8 K…

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Monday was a dark day for UB. It felt the way it had two years earlier, when basketball star Justin Moss was tossed out of school for stealing from other a…

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Bandits' playoff hopes die in painful and historic manner Sat, Apr 22, 2017

This may sound familiar to Buffalo’s sports fans: Another local team will miss the playoffs. The Bandits joined their sports “cousins,” the Bills and Sabres, on the outside looking in at the postseason. They lost any hopes of reaching the pl…

Leonard puts on a show worthy of an MVP Sun, Apr 23, 2017

A few observations: One, the NBA postseason is fabulous. I know there's a singular, riveting drama to the Stanley Cup playoffs, but I'll take pro hoops any time. The stars don't get neutralized, or play only a third of the game; they're almost always…

As we head into another hockey-free spring, it’s time to clean out the notebook: *The NHL is a billion-dollar business, so it’s easy to get flippant ab…

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Catches of the Week (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Submissions can be emailed to outdoors@buffnews.com and should include name, hometown and particulars of the catch. One photo will be selected as Catch of the Week and published on the Thursday Outdoors page.

Outdoors calendar (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 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…

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.
Five things to know as the Buffalo Bisons sit in first place in the International League Sun, Apr 23, 2017

The Buffalo Bisons closed out their second homestand on Sunday, going 4-1 in the five games played at Coca-Cola Field, with one rainout. The team has a day off on Monday before heading to Norfolk as the IL league leaders. Here is where the Bisons …

Puerto Rico women's national team to face St. Bonaventure Sun, Apr 23, 2017

A memorable match awaits the St. Bonaventure women's soccer team on Monday, as Steve Brdarski's Bonnies will clash with the Puerto Rico women's national team at 7 p.m. at Marra Athletic Complex (3261 W. State Road, Olean) for the program's final spri…

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…

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, Apr 24, 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. Baseball - Williamsville North at Clarence, 4:45 p.m. No. 1 large school Williamsvill…

Area colleges (April 24) Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Area bowling (April 24) Sun, Apr 23, 2017
Sidelines for April 23 Sun, Apr 23, 2017