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The smiles were bright in the Twitter photo showcasing members of Team Canada as they met with the media in advance of the biggest women's hockey tournament outside of the Olympics. Their archrivals, the Americans, weren't smiling. They weren't ev…

The smiles were bright in the Twitter photo showcasing members of Team Canada as they met with the media in advance of the biggest women's hockey tournament outside of the Olympics. Their archrivals, the Americans, weren't smiling. They weren't ev…

Sabres Notebook: Fan Appreciation; Eichel more dangerous Tue, Mar 28, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Sabres are expanding their Fan Appreciation celebration. In addition to the annual season-ending event, Buffalo will reward families and users of smartphone apps. The Sabres will hold Family Appreciation Day on Sunday for th…

The Sabres came up for oxygen over the weekend in their 5-2 victory over the Maple Leafs, a gasp before they sink beneath the surface and drown in another …

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The Bills should fire GM Doug Whaley right now and be done with it, Sully says. "Stop the charade that he's still empowered. Put him out of his misery."

Last week at the NCAA Tournament in Buffalo, I chatted with an FBI agent who asked if I was glad to cover sports these days and not politics. You bet, I sa…

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Filling out the Sabres’ expansion list is harder than you’d think. Not because of the players Buffalo should keep, but because of who they should try t…

NFL does away with under-the-hood reviews Tue, Mar 28, 2017

PHOENIX -- Make the games faster and safer. Those were the mandates NFL owners followed in voting on rules changes that were made Tuesday at the league's annual meeting. The biggest that pertains to speeding up games is eliminating referee…

Sabres Notebook: Fan Appreciation; Eichel more dangerous Tue, Mar 28, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Sabres are expanding their Fan Appreciation celebration. In addition to the annual season-ending event, Buffalo will reward families and users of smartphone apps. The Sabres will hold Family Appreciation Day on Sunday for th…

OK, so you didn’t survive the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament without your bracket getting blown to smithereens. You're drowning in regret while bra…

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.
Homeroom Announcements: Tuesday's big games & more Tue, Mar 28, 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 lacrosse - Mount St. Mary at Niagara Wheatfield, 5:30 p.m. Mount St. Mary Aca…

Bucky Gleason: Are A-10 coaching changes to Bona's benefit? Tue, Mar 28, 2017

On the day North Carolina State fired its basketball coach, Archie Miller's name soared up the list of candidates to replace him. He was a natural choice as a former point guard and assistant coach for the Wolfpack, and his coaching record at Dayton …

Area colleges (March 27) Sun, Mar 26, 2017
Area colleges (March 26) Sat, Mar 25, 2017
Area colleges (March 24) Fri, Mar 24, 2017

You know the promotional spots that universities run on TV during NCAA games? Penn State should get sophomore hockey player Andrew Sturtz to do one. Ask th…

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Bandits trade Brad Self, add draft picks Mon, Mar 27, 2017

Brad Self’s stay as a member of the Buffalo Bandits ended in less than a season. Self was dealt to the Colorado Mammoth on Monday in exchange for Creighton Reid and a fourth-round draft pick in 2019. Reid then was sent to Calgary for a fourth-ro…

Bucky Gleason: Are A-10 coaching changes to Bona's benefit? Tue, Mar 28, 2017

On the day North Carolina State fired its basketball coach, Archie Miller's name soared up the list of candidates to replace him. He was a natural choice as a former point guard and assistant coach for the Wolfpack, and his coaching record at Dayton …

Making sense of most of what Doug Whaley said/tried to say during the 40 minutes of blathering he did at One Bills Drive Monday is an exercise in futility…

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Outdoors Calendar (March 22) Fri, Mar 24, 2017

March 26 – Fishing Tackle and Outdoor Show at Clute Park Community Center, East 4 th Street, Route 414, Watkins Glen from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 607-651- 0053 for more info. March 27 – St. Catharines Game and Fish Association monthly meeting at…

The Fishing Beat (March 22) Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Outdoors calendar (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 2017
The Fishing Beat (March 15) Wed, Mar 15, 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…

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Bisons' 2017 menu to feature local foods Thu, Mar 23, 2017

Local foods got top billing Thursday as the Buffalo Bisons unveiled several new food, beverage and merchandise items they will offer for the 2017 season. When the gates open for the season opener April 6 against Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, the team wi…

FC Buffalo announces preliminary roster for 2017 Fri, Mar 24, 2017

Through a week-long roll-out on Twitter, local National Premier Soccer League club FC Buffalo announced its preliminary roster for the 2017 season, which begins May 20. With the roster expected to have a more local bent this season under the new c…

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…

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Sabres Notebook: Fan Appreciation; Eichel more dangerous Tue, Mar 28, 2017

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Sabres are expanding their Fan Appreciation celebration. In addition to the annual season-ending event, Buffalo will reward families and users of smartphone apps. The Sabres will hold Family Appreciation Day on Sunday for th…