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Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

Gorges Classic becoming regional destination for soccer teams Sun, Apr 23, 2017

The Gorges Classic began as a four-team soccer tournament when it was founded by Ibe Jonah in 2013. With nearly 40 teams signed up this year, it has become one of the largest adult soccer competitions on the East Coast. Jonah originally started th…

Area bowling (April 23) Sat, Apr 22, 2017
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The Sabres have fired General Manager Tim Murray and coach Dan Bylsma. So what is next? The News' Mike Harrington says the first job for the Pegulas is to …

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…

Classified Widget: Jobs
Jerry Hughes eager to see Bills return to 4-3 base defensive scheme Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Jerry Hughes didn't need long to think about whether the Buffalo Bills' defensive line will benefit from a return to the base 4-3 scheme it used as recently as the 2014 season. "Absolutely!" Hughes said this week, after the Bills wrapped up their …

Inside the NHL: Lombardi has red flags Pegula needs to study closely Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Dean Lombardi might be a fine choice for the Sabres, either as a president of hockey operations or the general manger to replace Tim Murray. He's closely tied in with USA Hockey, just like the Sabres are now with advent of HarborCenter. And it's hard…

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.
High school scores & schedules (April 23) Sat, Apr 22, 2017

BaseballSaturday’s gamesECIC IFrontier 6, Hamburg 2F (1-4, 1-3): Matt Kellner WP, 6 IP, 4 hits allowed, 2 RBIs.Wmsv. North 11, Orchard Park 7WN (4-0, 3-0): Josh Surowiec 4-4. 5 RBIs; Kyle Spoth 3-3, 2 RBIs; Jake Zurat 2-3, 3B, RBIECIC IIWest Seneca…

Area colleges (April 23) Sat, Apr 22, 2017

Area collegesBASEBALLBall State 6, UB 4UB (11-24, 3-8): Phillip Tomasulo 2B, 2 RBIsMonmouth 8, Niagara 6 (2nd game ppd.)N (17-15, 7-6): Tanner Kirwer 2B, 2 RBIsCanisius 4-7, Rider 3-0C (22-15, 6-5): Ryan Stekl (Lancaster) 3B, 2 RBIs (first game)St. B…

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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…

Bucky Gleason: Next step for Pegula is backing up words with action Fri, Apr 21, 2017

OK, so it wasn't the most inspiring 15 minutes in Sabres' history. Terry Pegula never proclaimed himself a romantic speaker, and he looked like he would have elected for a tooth extraction Friday over a news conference. But at least he made a veiled …

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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Catches of the Week (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017

Submissions can be emailed to outdoors@buffnews.com and should include name, hometown and particulars of the catch. One photo will be selected as Catch of the Week and published on the Thursday Outdoors page.

Outdoors calendar (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017
The Fishing Beat (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017
Catches of the Week (April 12) Thu, Apr 13, 2017
The Fishing Beat (April 12) Wed, Apr 12, 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.
First Pitch: Hot Bisons close series with Clippers Sun, Apr 23, 2017

Going to the game? Here's what you need to know: Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) vs. Columbus Clippers (Cleveland Indians) at Coca-Cola Field First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Sunday. Gates open: Noon. Promotions: It’s Kids Club Sunday. After the …

Gorges Classic becoming regional destination for soccer teams Sun, Apr 23, 2017

The Gorges Classic began as a four-team soccer tournament when it was founded by Ibe Jonah in 2013. With nearly 40 teams signed up this year, it has become one of the largest adult soccer competitions on the East Coast. Jonah originally started th…

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.
Gorges Classic becoming regional destination for soccer teams Sun, Apr 23, 2017

The Gorges Classic began as a four-team soccer tournament when it was founded by Ibe Jonah in 2013. With nearly 40 teams signed up this year, it has become one of the largest adult soccer competitions on the East Coast. Jonah originally started th…

Area bowling (April 23) Sat, Apr 22, 2017
Area colleges (April 23) Sat, Apr 22, 2017