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The members of the 2019 All-Western New York basketball teams, featuring first-team photographs taken by Derek Gee at Buffalo Central Terminal. The annual All-Western New York issue will be published Saturday.

The members of the 2019 All-Western New York basketball teams, featuring first-team photographs taken by Derek Gee at Buffalo Central Terminal. The annual All-Western New York issue will be published Saturday.

Niagara men’s basketball, Patrick Beilein get first commitment Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Shandon Brown, a guard who played this past season at George Washington, announced Friday on Twitter that he will join the Niagara men’s basketball program. Brown is the first player to join Niagara under Patrick Beilein, who was hired in March as…

Sweat would make a lot of sense for the Bills. He is a true speed rusher off the edge. The Bills have only one of those, Jerry Hughes, who is entering the last year of his contract.

Sweat would make a lot of sense for the Bills. He is a true speed rusher off the edge. The Bills have only one of those, Jerry Hughes, who is entering the last year of his contract.

The saga of Todd McLellan's courtship officially came to an end Wednesday when he was introduced as the next coach of the Los Angeles Kings. McLellan, 51, expressed confidence in General Manager Rob Blake's plan to revitalize an organization with …

The saga of Todd McLellan's courtship officially came to an end Wednesday when he was introduced as the next coach of the Los Angeles Kings. McLellan, 51, expressed confidence in General Manager Rob Blake's plan to revitalize an organization with …

2019 All-league girls basketball teams Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Note: All-league teams selected by each league's coaches. ALL-CATHOLIC AA Player of the Year: Angel Parker (O’Hara) Pos. Name School Yr. G Shay Ciezki St. Mary’s 9 G Myla Kline St. Mary’s 11 G Mia McCarthy O’Hara 10 F Lauren Nawojski St. Mar…

Western New York’s longest-running high school basketball all-star game returned to its roots this week.

Western New York’s longest-running high school basketball all-star game returned to its roots this week.

Niagara men’s basketball, Patrick Beilein get first commitment Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Shandon Brown, a guard who played this past season at George Washington, announced Friday on Twitter that he will join the Niagara men’s basketball program. Brown is the first player to join Niagara under Patrick Beilein, who was hired in March as…

Micah Hyde’s June 2 charity softball game ‘a day to have fun’ Thu, Apr 18, 2019

Micah Hyde couldn’t resist a little trash talking as he met with reporters Thursday to promote his first charity softball game in Buffalo. “I feel like we, as a defense, are going to smash the offense,” Hyde said at Sahlen Field, which will be the…

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Bandits fall to Rock in Toronto Fri, Apr 5, 2019

Buffalo could have secured a home-field advantage in the first round of the NLL playoffs, but rival Toronto had other plans. The Rock took the Bandits to overtime and came away with a 12-11 win over Buffalo at the Scotiabank Arena Friday night. …

Buffalo gets the gold star for hospitality at the Corporate Challenge Thu, Mar 28, 2019

The first year Ariel Lin worked on the Corporate Challenge was in 2012 overseeing the races in Western and Central New York. And her first impressions of Buffalo could be summed up in one word. Community. “I just felt like everyone was on th…

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.
Scattershots (April 17) Wed, Apr 17, 2019

Domske honored at State of Lake Erie meeting New York Sea Grant Coastal education specialist Helen Domske was honored at the State of Lake Erie gathering held in Hamburg last Thursday at the Southtowns Walleye Association clubhouse. Domske, who was …

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Prospective Lancaster Speedway owners working toward signing Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Mike Swinarski and Vito Antonicelli, the prospective new owners of Lancaster Speedway, remain confident that their verbal agreement to purchase the track will result in a signed deal that would allow racing to begin, Swinarski said Friday. "Right …

Niagara men’s basketball, Patrick Beilein get first commitment Fri, Apr 19, 2019

Shandon Brown, a guard who played this past season at George Washington, announced Friday on Twitter that he will join the Niagara men’s basketball program. Brown is the first player to join Niagara under Patrick Beilein, who was hired in March as…

Tennis tips as you move your game outdoors Sat, Apr 6, 2019

For the past few months, tennis players of all levels have been fortunate to have been playing indoors. No sun, no wind, no other distractions. It's time to move outside. Tennis nets are in place at public parks, most high schools and some college…

Post Time: Friday racing notebook Fri, Apr 19, 2019

After several months of highlighting Derby preps in this space, it’s time to start preparing as the 145th Kentucky Derby is two weeks away. Next week we’ll unveil our Derby Degrees of Separation post, an yearly rite of Derby passage, ranking the 2…

WNY Bowling Camp ready for its 19th year Fri, Apr 19, 2019

School will be out for the summer soon, but on the first weekend in July, more than a hundred young bowlers will be in class at the Tonawanda Bowling Center. They will be there for the 19th edition of the Western New York State Junior Bowling Camp…