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James Ngandu, a native of Kenya and former Division II All-American at Tiffin University, won the men's division of the Chase while Monicah Ngige, a Kenya native who lives in Lansing, Mich., won the women's division.

James Ngandu, a native of Kenya and former Division II All-American at Tiffin University, won the men's division of the Chase while Monicah Ngige, a Kenya native who lives in Lansing, Mich., won the women's division.

Having Rivera closing the day is the only setup the Hall of Fame could use Sat, Jul 20, 2019

COOPERSTOWN – The symmetry we're going to see here Sunday afternoon is going to be perfect for Yankees fans making the pilgrimage from either end of the state. Mike Mussina will be the starter for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction. As for the cl…

Schon commits to Holy Cross Fri, Jul 19, 2019

With the Buffalo Bills set to begin training camp next week at St. John Fisher College, here is the current state of the roster at each position along with the big question.

With the Buffalo Bills set to begin training camp next week at St. John Fisher College, here is the current state of the roster at each position along with the big question.

What Vegas oddsmakers think of Sabres' chances Tue, Jul 16, 2019

The Sabres are listed at 25-1 to win the Eastern Conference in futures betting opened this week by BetOnline. The team is listed at 50-1 to win the Stanley Cup, odds that have not changed in the last month. Conference Futures Odds to win th…

The Buffalo Sabres have signed center Dylan Cozens, their No. 1 pick in last month's NHL Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced Monday. Cozens, taken No. 7 overall at the draft in Vancouver, signed for the entry-level maxi…

The Buffalo Sabres have signed center Dylan Cozens, their No. 1 pick in last month's NHL Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract, the team announced Monday. Cozens, taken No. 7 overall at the draft in Vancouver, signed for the entry-level maxi…

John Urschel was among the best stories in sports when Grantland sports writer Louisa Thomas began working on a profile of the math savant from Buffal… 

Girls will join boys at St. Mary's with new wrestling program Fri, Jul 19, 2019

St. Mary’s of Lancaster will offer a girls wrestling program for the upcoming 2019-2020 season, the school’s athletic department announced via Twitter on Friday. Girls will be able to wrestle boys if they are comfortable doing so, according to Lan…

Schon commits to Holy Cross Fri, Jul 19, 2019

6-foot-5, 16-year-old Williamsville South forward is the No. 5 player in the nation in the Class of 2021, according to ESPN recruiting rankings.

St. Bonaventure men's basketball will showcase 100 years of history in 2019-20 Fri, Jul 19, 2019

Within hours of the announcement that St. Bonaventure planned to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its basketball program, athletic director Tim Kenney took a quick inventory of his text messages. One was from a graduate who had already made plan…

Having Rivera closing the day is the only setup the Hall of Fame could use Sat, Jul 20, 2019

COOPERSTOWN – The symmetry we're going to see here Sunday afternoon is going to be perfect for Yankees fans making the pilgrimage from either end of the state. Mike Mussina will be the starter for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction. As for the cl…

Bisons' offense cold in loss Thu, Jul 18, 2019
NLL picks Bandits’ Vinc as league’s top goalie Thu, Jul 18, 2019

The goaltending prowess of the Bandits’ Matt Vinc was a big part of the team’s franchise-record 14 wins last season and its deep playoff run. On Thursday, the Canisius College graduate was rewarded by the league for his skill between the pipes wit…

U.S. women's World Cup title win is a local ratings hit Tue, Jul 9, 2019

The U.S. women’s soccer team’s 2-0 World Cup championship game victory over Netherlands also was a big winner for local Fox affiliate WUTV. The game had a 9.5 local rating on WUTV, slightly below the 10.0 rating the game had in overnight ratings i…

James Ngandu, Monicah Ngige pace Buffalo Subaru 4-Mile Chase Fri, Jul 19, 2019

James Ngandu, a native of Kenya and former Division II All-American at Tiffin University, won the men's division of the Chase while Monicah Ngige, a Kenya native who lives in Lansing, Mich., won the women's division.

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.
Catching Dreams Charters turns wishing into fishing for young cancer patients Wed, Jul 17, 2019

In the song “Wish I was Fishing” by Too Slim and the Taildraggers, the bluesy tune helps you envision special times on the water as a kid. Here in Western New York, in a land bordered by water, it only makes sense that fishing is an important way of …

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Daniel Suarez endured Buffalo snow on the road to NASCAR Cup career Wed, Jul 17, 2019

Daniel Suarez remembers his first visit to Buffalo during the developmental years of his racing career. When the native of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico arrived on a cold winter day eight years ago, he saw snow for the first time. Suarez took it a…

Having Rivera closing the day is the only setup the Hall of Fame could use Sat, Jul 20, 2019

COOPERSTOWN – The symmetry we're going to see here Sunday afternoon is going to be perfect for Yankees fans making the pilgrimage from either end of the state. Mike Mussina will be the starter for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction. As for the cl…

Schon commits to Holy Cross Fri, Jul 19, 2019
Novak Djokovic beats Roger Federer in marathon 5th set to win 2nd straight Wimbledon title Sun, Jul 14, 2019

WIMBLEDON, England –Novak Djokovic may not have been the better player from first ball to last in Sunday’s Wimbledon final. But he produced nerves of steel when it mattered most, blasting the shots, avoiding the costly errors and saving the two ma…

Changes abound at Saratoga Race Course Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Saratoga Springs and horse racing is a combination that evokes history and a love affair that spans decades. On Thursday afternoon, the earliest opening of the Spa to date, the oldest sporting venue in North America will welcome some of the finest…

Clarence bowler Alyssa Johnson named to All-America team Tue, Jul 2, 2019

Alyssa Johnson of Clarence High is one of 10 USBC youth bowlers, five girls and five boys, named to the 2018-19 Dexter High School All-America team announced this week. In addition to being captain of the bowling team for three years and captain f…