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A stalk of celery dipped into malaise is what 2017 Buffalo sports tasted like. The year was dominated by upheaval for the Bills and Sabres, with the biggest stories involving people being fired or traded. Record playoff slumps persist. The Bandits were terrible. The Bisons finished 21 games out of first place. None of the Big Four basketball programs made the NCAA To…

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Sister Maria Pares not only was a legendary basketball coach in Western New York, but she also was a pioneer of women's sports during her life. It's because of that, the Buffalo News has decided to rename its girls' basketball Player of the Year honor in memory of Pares, who passed away in January from cancer complications. The reason for naming the distinction of Ne…