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Initial look at potential candidates includes Brandon Beane, who worked with Bills coach Sean McDermott in Carolina.

Initial look at potential candidates includes Brandon Beane, who worked with Bills coach Sean McDermott in Carolina.

High school baseball and softball polls (May 1) Sun, Apr 30, 2017

State classification in parentheses; First-place votes in brackets; Asterisks indicate a tie in points. BASEBALL LARGE SCHOOLS No. School (Class) Record Points 1) Lancaster [6] (AA) 4-1 81 2) Clarence [2] (AA) 9-3 70 3) St. Joe’s 7-1 66 4…

Alvarez team eighth in Tokyo Sun, Apr 30, 2017

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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Sabres' bad luck continues in NHL Draft Lottery; Devils win Sat, Apr 29, 2017

TORONTO – Buffalo has never had any luck in the NHL Draft Lottery. It got worse Saturday night. The Sabres watched two teams with poorer odds vault past them and into the top three, dropping the Sabres to the No. 8 pick in this June’s draft. T…

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 baseball and softball polls (May 1) Sun, Apr 30, 2017

State classification in parentheses; First-place votes in brackets; Asterisks indicate a tie in points. BASEBALL LARGE SCHOOLS No. School (Class) Record Points 1) Lancaster [6] (AA) 4-1 81 2) Clarence [2] (AA) 9-3 70 3) St. Joe’s 7-1 66 4…

Lammers sees resiliency and talent as he takes over the Niagara hockey program Sun, Apr 30, 2017

He greeted his new team with handshakes and fist bumps. It was a quick and formal introduction for Jason Lammers to the Niagara University hockey family and the campus as a whole. Sunday afternoon Lammers and his family arrived at Monteagle Ridge …

Area colleges (April 30) Sun, Apr 30, 2017
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Seven Bona pitchers blank UB Wed, Apr 26, 2017

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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Hectic night for Bandits ends with season-ending loss Sat, Apr 29, 2017

The Buffalo Bandits had a very unusual night at the office on Saturday night. The abbreviated version is that the team concluded a disappointing season in an appropriate manner, dropped a 19-15 decision to the Toronto Rock before 18,417 in the Key…

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
Catches of the Week (April 19) Wed, Apr 19, 2017
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.
Big inning carries Bisons to win in final game of road trip Sun, Apr 30, 2017

Right-hander Luis Santos' most effective start so far and a five-run fourth inning carried the Buffalo Bisons to a 6-1 International League victory over the Durham Bulls Sunday evening in Durham, N.C. In his third start with Buffalo, the 26-year-o…

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.
High school baseball and softball polls (May 1) Sun, Apr 30, 2017

State classification in parentheses; First-place votes in brackets; Asterisks indicate a tie in points. BASEBALL LARGE SCHOOLS No. School (Class) Record Points 1) Lancaster [6] (AA) 4-1 81 2) Clarence [2] (AA) 9-3 70 3) St. Joe’s 7-1 66 4…

Alvarez team eighth in Tokyo Sun, Apr 30, 2017