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All Marco Scandella could do was laugh. It said more than words could. Because there were no words available to describe how much better he felt after Buffalo's victory Saturday than he did after Friday's beatdown. "It was a complete 180," Scan…

All Marco Scandella could do was laugh. It said more than words could. Because there were no words available to describe how much better he felt after Buffalo's victory Saturday than he did after Friday's beatdown. "It was a complete 180," Scan…

This Day in Bills History, Oct. 24: Lamonica gets win in relief Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Oct. 24, 1964 – Sometimes it's good to be a backup quarterback, particularly when you have days like this one. The Bills were hosting the New York Jets in War Memorial Stadium, and on a 40-degree day, the Buffalo offense was quite chilled. The …

This Day in Bills History, Oct. 24: Lamonica gets win in relief Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Oct. 24, 1964 – Sometimes it's good to be a backup quarterback, particularly when you have days like this one. The Bills were hosting the New York Jets in War Memorial Stadium, and on a 40-degree day, the Buffalo offense was quite chilled. The …

Sabres Notebook: Power play gets talk, tweaks; Okposo returns to top line; NBCSN games Mon, Oct 23, 2017

After the Sabres completed practice, Phil Housley and associate coach Davis Payne gathered the first power-play unit at the whiteboard. They had a lot to talk about. The Sabres boasted the top power play in the NHL last season, but they're scuffli…

Homeroom Announcements: Tuesday's big games & more Tue, Oct 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 Tuesday 1. Girls soccer - Class AA, B & C semifinals Class AA at Williamsville South - 2-…

Colleges: Orie twins to face each other in Ivy League run Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Even while apart, the Orie twins apparently haven't lost their tendency to do things in tandem. Danielle Orie, a freshman cross country runner at Penn, and Gabrielle, a freshman at Cornell, were both named Female Rookies of the Week by hepstra…

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Bandits sign goalie Alex Buque to one-year deal Fri, Oct 20, 2017

The Buffalo Bandits locked up a goalie competing for their starting job, signing Alex Buque to a one-year deal. Buque, a three-year NLL veteran, was acquired from the Colorado Mammoth in August along with Callum Crawford in exchange for Ryan Benes…

Sean McDermott will join 'The Bucky & Sully Show' today on 1270 The Fan Mon, Oct 23, 2017

Buffalo Bills coach Sean McDermott will be a guest on News Sports Columnists Bucky Gleason and Jerry Sullivan's weekly radio show from 4 to 6 p.m. today on 1270 The Fan. McDermott is scheduled to call in at the top of the second hour. Bucky and Su…

Outdoors calendar Wed, Oct 18, 2017

Oct. 18 – Environmental Forum sponsored by WGRZ entitled “What happens when animals are injured?” Three  wildlife rehabilitators will present. The presentation will held at Tifft Nature Preserve, 1200 Fuhrmann Blvd., Buffalo starting at 7:30 p…

The Fishing Beat Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Outdoors Calendar (Oct. 11) Wed, Oct 11, 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.
Blair, Canisius further raise profile in shutout of Monmouth Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Melvin Blair's eyes got really, really big. A lofted ball forward met the chest of Canisius striker Filippo Tamburini, with Blair lurking a few paces behind, eager to have a try at goal. Tamburini's layoff was exceptional, and the Jamaican midf…

On a day when the local auto racing community responded in a positive way at Wyoming County International Speedway to honor the memory of the late Jim Pierce Sr., standout dri… 

'Big Money' Matt Hirschman cashes in at Wyoming County Speedway Mon, Oct 23, 2017

For the second consecutive year, "Big Money" Matt Hirschman, using speed, patience and his usual calculated pit strategy, emerged victorious in the $10,000-to-win third annual American Racer 100 Saturday at Wyoming County International Speedway. F…

Post Time: 10 questions leading up to Breeders' Cup Fri, Oct 20, 2017

I got questions. Whoever has the answers will likely unlock the path to financial gain. Here are my 10 questions that will need to be answered (some not so serious) leading up to the 34th annual Breeders’ Cup to be held two weeks from today f…

Amy Moritz's Running: The diversity of the New York City Marathon drives Melina Buck Fri, Oct 20, 2017

From the moment the gun went off, Melina Buck was in love with the New York City Marathon. As she was running through the streets of the Big Apple in 2009, she knew she would be back, knew she was compelled in her running soul to return every sing…

Running Calendar Fri, Oct 13, 2017
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 …

This Day in Bills History, Oct. 24: Lamonica gets win in relief Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Oct. 24, 1964 – Sometimes it's good to be a backup quarterback, particularly when you have days like this one. The Bills were hosting the New York Jets in War Memorial Stadium, and on a 40-degree day, the Buffalo offense was quite chilled. The …