Boys basketballMonsignor Martin A League AllSt Francis 11-2 18-5Bishop Timon-St. Jude 11-2 17-6Park 10-3 16-4Canisius 8-5 14-9St Joe’s 2-11 9-14Monsignor Martin B League AllSt. Mary’s/Lancaster 9-5 16-7Cardinal O’Hara 8-6 13-10Nichols 7-7 11-12Walsh 6-8 12-9Niagara Catholic 2-13 4-18Christian Central 1-13 5-18Yale Cup I League AllSouth Park 13-1 15-4East 11-3 13-7McK…

Area collegesMEN’S BASKETBALLTuesday’s games SUNYAC PLAYOFFS5-Buffalo State at 4-Cortland, 6:30 p.m.WOMEN’S BASKETBALLTuesday’s games SUNYAC PLAYOFFS5-Fredonia State at 4-Cortland, 8:30 p.m.WOMEN’S LACROSSENiagara 18, St. Bonaventure 5N (1-0): Grace Hunt 2g-4aMEN’S GOLFSt. Bonaventure at Atlantic 10 Match Play (at Weston, Fla.), All DayFor informationUB: www.ub…

Area bowlingABBOTT: UAW 897 — Tom Dimitrovski 278-710, Gary Saunders 675, Bill Bettcher 257, Dave Rutecki 250. Tripi/Stoldt Memorial — John Pasco 279-775, Steve Zielinski 256, Rick Vogel 253.AIRPORT: Saturday Elite — Carnell Smith 300-770, Aaron Fonville 288-698, Carlo Caruana 278-684, Duane Morris 276-748, JR Baker 277-733. Shanika Thomas 248-629, Kiara Beaver 242-6…

Boys basketballSECTION VI PLAYOFFSAll games at 7 p.m. unless indicatedCLASS AAFirst roundWednesday, Feb. 229-Niagara-Wheatfield at 8-Clarence10-Frontier at 7-Orchard ParkQuarterfinalsFriday, Feb. 249-NW/8-Clarence at 1-Jamestown5-Niagara Falls at 4-Lockport, 4 p.m.10-Frontier/7-OP at 2-Lancaster6-Williamsville North at 3-Kenmore WestSemifinalsMarch 1 at Buffalo State, 5:15…

Rich Crozier thinks people look at St. Joe’s hockey every year and think the success comes together seamlessly. That there’s some sort of magic wand he simply waves over the program that’ll produce championships. The head coach will be the first one to say that as easy as the Marauders make their wins look at times, it’s not as straightforward as the product may a…

The University at Buffalo men’s basketball team (15-12, 9-5 MAC) will put its six-game Mid-American Conference win streak on the line tonight against Kent State (15-12, 7-7) at Alumni Arena (Radio 1520, 7 p.m.). The Bulls who have not lost since a pair of one-loss decisions on free throws in the final seconds to Miami (Ohio) and Akron Jan. 24 and 28. Since then they have…

The postseason has reached the semifinal stretch in boys hockey, is set to start on the hardwood and is near conclusion in several other sports. With that in mind, this will serve as the penultimate Power 10 for the winter. Remember, postseason results matter so inclusion in this or previous installments of the Power 10 do not guarantee a spot in the final one once t…

We're #PrepTalkLive from today's only high school sports event (thanks to Presidents Day): The Monsignor Martin Association's Niagara Cup semifinals at Harborcenter. Check out info on the two matchups in our Homeroom Announcements, from Corey Desiderio, for today's top events. We follow ALL the high school action, and in all sports, via our team, the home office vi…

Rochester native and former University at Buffalo wrestler Desmond Green will make his UFC debut in a lightweight bout against Josh Emmett in UFC 210 on April 8 at KeyBank Center. Green started his Mixed Martial Arts career in 2012. He has been with Titan Fighting Championship since 2014. Green earned a split decision against Martin Brown in Titan FC 42 in December to r…

The call for questions for a Sabres Mailbag went out, and the first that came in was about Evander Kane. It’s not surprising. He’s the No. 1 topic in Sabreland. Other questions arrived regarding prospects, the future and the trade deadline. That’s also not surprising. Despite a decent month for Buffalo, the Sabres are still outside the playoff race. Even if they m…

The Canisius College hockey team extended the longest active winning streak in the nation to 14 games with two wins over Niagara last week. The Griffs lead this week’s College Power 10. 1. Canisius hockey. The Griffs now are one win shy of the longest win streak in the nation this season. No. 1-ranked Denver went 15 games without a loss earlier this season. The Gri…

Golf's governing bodies proved last week their heads still are stuck in the sand over the issue of the distance the golf ball flies. The U.S. Golf Association and the R&A, the groups that make golf's rules, released their annual report on driving distance. It essentially said all is well, driving distance on the pro tours is relatively steady over the past 14 years.…

The Buffalo Bills are likely to undergo a drastic makeover at wide receiver this offseason. With only Sammy Watkins, Walt Powell, Kolby Listenbee and Marcus Easley under contract for 2017, roster spots are wide open at the position. More than just numbers, however, the Bills also need to add playmakers. That's why the analytics website Pro Football Focus has identifi…

Buffalo’s KeyBank Center will be one of the eight first- and second-round sites for the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament March 16 and 18. Here’s the latest rundown on what the “bracket experts” are saying about who’s coming to Buffalo. All agree on defending champion Villanova as Buffalo's top team. We'll find out for sure on Selection Sunday (…