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CHICAGO – In the ideal scenario, Buffalo was going to draft a goaltender. The situation Saturday wasn’t only ideal, it was tops. The Sabres used a second-round selection on Finland’s Ukka-Pekka Luukkonen. He was the top-ranked European goali…

CHICAGO – In the ideal scenario, Buffalo was going to draft a goaltender. The situation Saturday wasn’t only ideal, it was tops. The Sabres used a second-round selection on Finland’s Ukka-Pekka Luukkonen. He was the top-ranked European goali…

Report: Rangers to hire Lindy Ruff as an assistant coach Sat, Jun 24, 2017

CHICAGO -- It sounds like the Sabres will see a familiar face on the opposing bench when they meet the New York Rangers in the Winter Classic Jan. 1 in Citi Field. Veteran writer Larry Brooks of the New York Post is reporting that the Rangers are …

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Want a member of the Bills on your fantasy team? Here's where they're being drafted. Fri, Jun 23, 2017

Be prepared to spend a first-round draft pick on LeSean McCoy if you want the Buffalo Bills' running back on your fantasy team this year. After that, you can wait a while before taking any more of the Bills. In a recent 12-team mock draft conducte…

Report: Rangers to hire Lindy Ruff as an assistant coach Sat, Jun 24, 2017

CHICAGO -- It sounds like the Sabres will see a familiar face on the opposing bench when they meet the New York Rangers in the Winter Classic Jan. 1 in Citi Field. Veteran writer Larry Brooks of the New York Post is reporting that the Rangers are …

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.
Report: Comerford resigns as AD and football coach at Timon Sat, Jun 24, 2017

Charlie Comerford has reportedly stepped down as football coach and athletic director at Bishop Timon-St. Jude. Comerford did not return messages left for him by The News on Friday night and Saturday morning to confirm two other reports late Satur…

2017 CCAA West I baseball team Thu, Jun 22, 2017
2017 ECIC III baseball team Thu, Jun 22, 2017
UB about to make $18 million football field house a reality Fri, Jun 23, 2017

A field house for the University at Buffalo football program finally is about to become a reality. UB has reached its fundraising goal to start work on the project and has received approval from the state Division of the Budget to begin constructi…

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 had a long list of problems in 2017 Thu, May 4, 2017

The Buffalo Bandits have played 26 seasons in their history. It’s easy to pick out the most disappointing of those seasons. We just witnessed it. The Bandits reached the finals of the National Lacrosse League playoffs in 2016 after winning th…

Sully's Mailbag: Botterill won't transform Sabres overnight Fri, Jun 23, 2017

The mail was a tad light this week, maybe because it's the first week of summer. People might be golfing, or waiting anxiously for Friday night's NHL draft. I can't get terribly worked up about a bunch of 18-year-old kids I've never heard of. The …

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Erie Canal Fishing Derby runs July 5-16 Wed, Jun 21, 2017

The 27th Erie Canal Fishing Derby will once again be held from the Niagara River to Albion July 5-16. Over $20,000 in prizes will be up for grabs, including a boat package supplied by Brobeil Marine of Buffalo for the Grand Prize winner. The Grand Pr…

Outdoor Calendar (June 21) Wed, Jun 21, 2017
The Fishing Beat Wed, Jun 21, 2017
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.
Inside Baseball: Cubs struggling to recreate magic of 2016 Sat, Jun 24, 2017

CHICAGO -- The memories of 2016 linger all over Wrigley Field and its now construction-filled neighborhood. And that's one of the problems the Chicago Cubs have: Things will never be quite that magical again. You can only win your first World Series …

BN Soccer's NPSL Great Lakes East midseason Best XI Fri, Jun 23, 2017

While it was difficult to separate the top four teams of the National Premier Soccer League's Great Lakes East Conference in Friday's power rankings, it's even harder to narrow down a Best XI through the first half of the campaign. Not only is it …

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.
Report: Rangers to hire Lindy Ruff as an assistant coach Sat, Jun 24, 2017

CHICAGO -- It sounds like the Sabres will see a familiar face on the opposing bench when they meet the New York Rangers in the Winter Classic Jan. 1 in Citi Field. Veteran writer Larry Brooks of the New York Post is reporting that the Rangers are …