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New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram made an interesting decision to jump into the stands at New Era Field after his first-quarter touchdown, and got a beverage thrown at him as a result. Ingram scored from 1 yard out to give the Saints a 7-3 lead and found a pair of Saints fans in the front row. Not all Buffalo Bills fans, however, were thrilled with the decisio…

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New Era Field was rocking Sunday after the Bills pulled off a comeback not seen in decades against the Buccaneers. One Tampa Bay writer was so impressed with the atmosphere that he recommended adding a Bills home game to your sports bucket list. "When you ask for a perfect day for football, this was it," Tampa Bay Times columnist Tom Jones wrote. "Then the game started.…

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Champion Lacrosse is set to host the third 3Nation Lacrosse Classic Saturday and Sunday at New Era Field and also at nearby Erie Community College's south campus. The event showcases some of the top middle school and high school-aged boys lacrosse players from the United States and Canada as well as the top Native Americans. The event is expected to attract participants…

Bills

 Is the best food at New Era Field actually more like a drink?  SI.com’s Eats section ranked the best food at each NFL stadium and determined the Moonshine Mary to be the best food item at Bills games. Here is what SI.com had to say: “This beverage invites visitors to try a whole new kind of meal – and this one's in a glass. The stadium's moonshine-spiked, s…

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When you look at the crowd of players among the Buffalo Sabres' potential bottom-six forwards, there's one intangible you have to keep in mind about Jacob Josefson. The former New Jersey Devils center is one of the NHL's best when it comes to the shootout. The last two years, remember, the Sabres have been the NHL's worst. Over the last three seasons, Josefson went 1…

High Schools

The big moment stared Joe Jamison in the face again. Once again, the junior didn't blink – instead rising to the occasion in another big game and enabling the Canisius Crusaders to do something they've never done before in their football history. Beat rival St. Joe's eight times in a row. Canisius secured a triumph for the books Friday night at New Era Field as …

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Here's a look at stories from around the NFL on Thursday, Aug. 31. 1. Which team has the biggest home-field advantage? It can be difficult to decipher which teams see a quantifiable home-field advantage and which teams are simply good, but ESPN's Bill Barnwell undertook that task, looking at seasons back to 1990. The Bills scored well on Barnwell's list, finishing…

Health and Fitness

The top eight drum corps in the world are expected to add 2.4 million steps on Sunday during the 50 million step “Walking to Wellness Initiative” in Western New York. The 20th annual Drums Along the Waterfront – Tour of Champions event returns at 7 p.m. to New Era Field in Orchard Park. Drum corps scheduled to compete include the reigning world champion Bluecoats …

Local News

An all-terrain vehicle operator was rescued from a heavily wooded ravine along the south branch of Smokes Creek after Buffalo Bills security guards at New Era Field heard him yelling for help about 7 p.m. Tuesday, the Orchard Park Police Department reported. Police said they found John Nietopski, 59, stuck under a fallen tree 20 to 30 feet down a steep muddy embankment.…

Weather

The best defense is offensive weather. And, Sunday's visit by the New England Patriots to New Era Field will be a cold and wet one. How much it will affect future Hall-of-Fame quarterback Tom Brady's high-flying passing attack remains to be seen. Rain is likely through at least the second half, according to the National Weather Service forecast. In some ways, …