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A few months ago, somebody suggested tracking down people who had direct and indirect connections to the Duke-Kentucky epic in the 1992 NCAA Tournament East Region final. The greatest game in history ended with Christian Laettner taking a long pass f…

A few months ago, somebody suggested tracking down people who had direct and indirect connections to the Duke-Kentucky epic in the 1992 NCAA Tournament East Region final. The greatest game in history ended with Christian Laettner taking a long pass f…

Mock Draft Roundup III: A look at who's being projected to the Bills Wed, Mar 22, 2017

As the 2017 NFL Draft approaches, The Buffalo News will keep you updated on what the media -- both locally and nationally -- is projecting to happen when the Bills make their first pick, at No. 10 overall. Here is our second mock draft roundup of …

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…

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Moments after the most thrilling game of the NCAA Tournament, Nigel Hayes spoke in a low, impassive monotone. He sounded about as excited as a college kid …

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…

Mock Draft Roundup III: A look at who's being projected to the Bills Wed, Mar 22, 2017

As the 2017 NFL Draft approaches, The Buffalo News will keep you updated on what the media -- both locally and nationally -- is projecting to happen when the Bills make their first pick, at No. 10 overall. Here is our second mock draft roundup of …

Buffalo's blue-line injuries create opportunities for young defensemen Wed, Mar 22, 2017

The best way Brady Austin could describe his first NHL game was "surreal." It was, after all, the moment the 23-year old had been working toward his entire life. This was the goal from the time he put on skates and picked up a stick -- to play in …

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.
Miguel Rodriguez's Power Take: Missing high school hoops' final stop Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Local scholastic basketball fans might be feeling a bit lost. It's the final weekend of the season and for the first time since 2002 there won't be at least one area boys or girls team vying for the right to be considered undisputed champion at th…

St. Bonaventure to add men's lacrosse for 2018-19 Wed, Mar 22, 2017

St. Bonaventure University on Wednesday announced the addition of a men's lacrosse program, which will begin play in the 2018-19 season. The team does not yet have a coach or a conference to play in – the Atlantic 10 currently sponsors only wom…

Area colleges (March 22) Tue, Mar 21, 2017
Area colleges (March 21) Mon, Mar 20, 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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Bandits' burst defeats Stealth; Buffalo moves to 5-6 Sat, Mar 18, 2017

Buffalo sports fans didn't mind staying up late Friday night to see their favorite teams in action. The Bandits celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a 15-11 win over the Vancouver Stealth at the Langley (B.C.) Events Centre. The win, which raised Buf…

Bucky Gleason's Power Take: The ACC No. 1? Not during the madness Wed, Mar 22, 2017

Nine teams from the Atlantic Coast Conference were invited to the NCAA Tournament, reasonable considering its place on college basketball's landscape. The ACC was the top-rated conference based on RPI, which uses a formula calculating record, strengt…

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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Grand Island coyote-trapping debate is over, but the coyotes remain Mon, Mar 20, 2017

It was over a year ago, at the end of October in 2015, when Grand Island residents Nicole Gerber and David Reilly found leghold coyote traps on public land near their posted property. After seven months of often-heated discussions, the Grand Islan…

Outdoors calendar (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 2017
The Fishing Beat (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 2017
Catches of the Week (March 14) Mon, Mar 13, 2017
Outdoors calendar Wed, Mar 8, 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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Tim Graham's Power Take: Little things make up baseball's charm Mon, Mar 6, 2017

Baseball, you're winning me back. The favorite sport of my youth lost me in the 1990s, when it started to yak on steroids and marginalized half the game by sacrificing pitchers on a nightly basis. Charles Nagy was the ace of a playoff team in 1998…

10 impact youngsters added to BDSL premier, championship Mon, Mar 20, 2017

As the Buffalo & District Soccer League has expanded in size, it's also gotten younger. New sides Grand Island FC and Crusaders FC (Canisius) pull largely from their respective high school programs, while recent entrants Pendleton United boast…

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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Mock Draft Roundup III: A look at who's being projected to the Bills Wed, Mar 22, 2017

As the 2017 NFL Draft approaches, The Buffalo News will keep you updated on what the media -- both locally and nationally -- is projecting to happen when the Bills make their first pick, at No. 10 overall. Here is our second mock draft roundup of …