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Canisius held off Iona throughout a tense second half and earned an 84-82 victory over the Gaels on Sunday afternoon at Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle before a crowd of 1,562. The road win over the two-time defending Metro Atlantic Athletic…

Canisius held off Iona throughout a tense second half and earned an 84-82 victory over the Gaels on Sunday afternoon at Hynes Athletic Center in New Rochelle before a crowd of 1,562. The road win over the two-time defending Metro Atlantic Athletic…

Big payday looms for Bills cornerback E.J. Gaines in free agency Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The Buffalo Bills’ defense was a different unit when E.J. Gaines was on the field in 2017. The team’s record with and without the veteran cornerback explicitly displays that. The Bills went 8-3 when Gaines played and 1-4 when he didn’t on their wa…

Big payday looms for Bills cornerback E.J. Gaines in free agency Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The Buffalo Bills’ defense was a different unit when E.J. Gaines was on the field in 2017. The team’s record with and without the veteran cornerback explicitly displays that. The Bills went 8-3 when Gaines played and 1-4 when he didn’t on their wa…

Baptiste gets first shot with Sabres since November Mon, Jan 22, 2018

CALGARY – After the worst loss of a rough season, lineup changes were a no-brainer. Nick Baptiste is among those who will benefit. The right winger will be in the Sabres' lineup for the first time since Nov. 14 when Buffalo visits the Calgary Flam…

#PrepTalkLive coverage from Monday's winter sports action Mon, Jan 22, 2018

We're #PrepTalkLive from Monday's winter sports lineup, which includes a battle for first place in girls hockey. Check out today's top games and events in Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio. We follow ALL the high school action, in al…

College Power 10: Canisius and UB both defeat conference favorites Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The College Power 10 ranks the top performers each week in Western New York collegiate athletics. 1. Canisius men's basketball: The Golden Griffins earned their best victory of the season, defeating the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference favorites…

Saunders' overtime goal pushes Bandits past Rush Sat, Jan 20, 2018

SASKATOON, Sask. – Pat Saunders was a healthy scratch for the Buffalo Bandits the previous two games, but Friday night he was an overtime hero. The second-year Bandit scored just under two minutes into overtime to lift Buffalo to a 16-15 win over …

A frigid reminder that ice fishermen are a special breed Thu, Jan 18, 2018

(This column was written in 2004. To this day Bob DiCesare, although an avid fisherman, declines to fish on hard water but maintains a deep respect for those who do.) Once I believed that people who ice fish are out of their minds. Now I know bett…

Outdoors Calendar Wed, Jan 17, 2018
The Fishing Beat Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Catches of the Week (Jan. 17) Wed, Jan 17, 2018
Catches of the Week (Jan. 9) Thu, Jan 11, 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.
2017 All-WNY girls soccer first team Mon, Jan 15, 2018

Name School Class Position – Fast fact Hope Balling, Tonawanda 12 F – Canisius-bound striker holds school records for career goals (135) and assists (85) Bella Buscaglia, Williamsville East 9 F – Led Flames in goals with 19 during first season …

All-WNY girls soccer 2017 Fri, Jan 12, 2018
All-WNY boys soccer 2017 Thu, Jan 11, 2018
Scott Kreutter drives WNY race team to special indoor TQ Midget victory Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Team owner Trey Hoddick and crew chief Karl Hehr went to an area holiday party last Saturday evening and received a very special and emotional present that came from a distance away. That same evening, the rest of their Cheektowaga-based race team, h…

Post Time: Friday racing notebook Fri, Jan 19, 2018

We’re just over a week away from the second annual Grade 1 Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 27, the race that will be the feature event on a big card at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The made-for-TV event was the brainchild of Frank…

Buffalo News sportswriter launches new book Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Buffalo News sportswriter Amy Moritz will discuss her athletic journey and share stories of other female athletes during the launch of her debut new book, “I Thought You’d Be Faster: The Quest to Become an Athlete,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Lockport …

Racket Sports: Maureen Rasp-Glose defies her age in tennis Mon, Oct 2, 2017

Even at the age of 7 Maureen Rasp-Glose possessed outstanding athletic skills, skills that continue to serve her well on the tennis court at the age of 64. She competed in a baseball league (hard ball!) and football with boys 8-10 years old. "Even …

Big payday looms for Bills cornerback E.J. Gaines in free agency Mon, Jan 22, 2018

The Buffalo Bills’ defense was a different unit when E.J. Gaines was on the field in 2017. The team’s record with and without the veteran cornerback explicitly displays that. The Bills went 8-3 when Gaines played and 1-4 when he didn’t on their wa…