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The first round of the NFL Draft is tonight in Philadelphia (8 p.m., ESPN and NFL Network). The Bills will select 10th overall unless they trade down. Teams get 10 minutes per pick in the first round, so the Bills' pick will be in by 9:40 p.m. at the…

The first round of the NFL Draft is tonight in Philadelphia (8 p.m., ESPN and NFL Network). The Bills will select 10th overall unless they trade down. Teams get 10 minutes per pick in the first round, so the Bills' pick will be in by 9:40 p.m. at the…

Running diary: First round of the 2017 NFL Draft Thu, Apr 27, 2017

After 362 days of buildup, the 2017 NFL Draft has arrived. In what promises to be one of the more unpredictable drafts in recent memory, the Buffalo Bills hold the 10th overall pick -- provided they stay put. Rumors have them interested in moving …

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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Running diary: First round of the 2017 NFL Draft Thu, Apr 27, 2017

After 362 days of buildup, the 2017 NFL Draft has arrived. In what promises to be one of the more unpredictable drafts in recent memory, the Buffalo Bills hold the 10th overall pick -- provided they stay put. Rumors have them interested in moving …

Sabres sign defense prospect Stephens to three-year deal Wed, Apr 26, 2017

The lack of a general manager hasn’t stopped the Sabres from signing a prospect. Buffalo and defenseman Devante Stephens have agreed to a three-year, entry-level contract. The Sabres selected the 20-year-old in the fifth round of the 2015 NHL Dr…

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.
#PrepTalkLive from another big spring lineup Thu, Apr 27, 2017

We're #PrepTalkLive from today's spring action on a day which certainly had a spring-like feel (finally). More on today's top games in Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio. We follow ALL the high school action, in all sports, though ou…

Area colleges (April 27) Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Area collegesBASEBALLSt. Bonaventure 1, UB 0SB (19-15): David Vaccaro HRUB (12-25): Greg Dunham 6 IP, 2 KsCanisius 8, Niagara 0C (24-16): Tim Kessinger 4 RBIsPenn State-Behrend 17-11, D’Youville 4-2Medaille 14-19, Hilbert 3-3M (12-23): Kris Kruszka…

Seven Bona pitchers blank UB Wed, Apr 26, 2017
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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…

Sully's Power Take: Will Serena deliver another Slam? Wed, Apr 26, 2017

Have you heard? My favorite athlete is expecting. Last week, Serena Williams announced on Snapchat that she was 20 weeks pregnant. Williams posted a photo of herself in a yellow swimsuit, accentuating her baby bump. She's engaged to Alexis Ohanian…

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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Outdoors calendar (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017

April 27 – Erie County Federation of Sportsmen’s Clubs will hold its annual monthly meeting at West Falls Conservation Club, 55 Bridge Street, West Falls, starting at 7 p.m. April 28-30 – Bird of Prey Days with the Braddocks Bay Raptor Resea…

The Fishing Beat (April 26) Wed, Apr 26, 2017
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Outdoors calendar (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 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…

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.
Bisons quick hits: Tellez's big game helps Herd split two at Norfolk Thu, Apr 27, 2017

Sometimes baseball is a simple game. If one team gets more hits than the other, it has a better chance of winning than its opponent. That played out during Thursday's doubleheader at Harbor Park in Norfolk, Va., leading to a split decision between…

Bisons gain a split in Norfolk Wed, Apr 26, 2017
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.
Running diary: First round of the 2017 NFL Draft Thu, Apr 27, 2017

After 362 days of buildup, the 2017 NFL Draft has arrived. In what promises to be one of the more unpredictable drafts in recent memory, the Buffalo Bills hold the 10th overall pick -- provided they stay put. Rumors have them interested in moving …