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Almost no one remembers that it was here, in Buffalo, that the groundwork for today's NBA was laid. No one, that is, except for the great-nephew of the man who set those wheels in motion.

Almost no one remembers that it was here, in Buffalo, that the groundwork for today's NBA was laid. No one, that is, except for the great-nephew of the man who set those wheels in motion.

Former Bisons, Indians manager Doc Edwards dies Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Doc Edwards, who managed the Bisons in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81. Edwards, who spent 57 years in pro baseball as a player, coach, manager and scout, led the Bisons to a 71-73 mark in 1993 and a 55-89 record the following season. He had …

Area football Sun, Aug 19, 2018

The support Bills fans have already given Dalton is unprecedented, especially for someone who never was a part of their team.

The support Bills fans have already given Dalton is unprecedented, especially for someone who never was a part of their team.

C.J. Smith eyeing his chance to crack Sabres' roster Mon, Aug 20, 2018

If there's one player who can force his way on to the Buffalo Sabres' roster this fall, it's probably winger C.J. Smith. The team's gaping holes at wing, especially on the left side, have been closed quite a bit by the trade acquisitions of Conor …

Sabres fans who watched Casey Mittelstadt's six NHL games and this summer's development camp know what's coming: He has some sick mitts to keep control of the puck and can dangle it all over.

Sabres fans who watched Casey Mittelstadt's six NHL games and this summer's development camp know what's coming: He has some sick mitts to keep control of the puck and can dangle it all over.

Licata signs contract extension to remain at Timon Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Joe Licata is committed to making Bishop Timon-St. Jude a success in all sports. That is why he signed a multi-year deal to stay with the South Buffalo Catholic school as its athletic director and head football coach. Timon’s sports news Twitter a…

UB hoops coach Nate Oats drops $1M on waterfront 'dream house' Fri, Aug 17, 2018

For University at Buffalo's Nate Oats, 2018 has been a very good year. The head coach of the school's basketball team led his squad to win their conference title after amassing the best conference start in team history. Then he took them to the NC…

Former Bisons, Indians manager Doc Edwards dies Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Doc Edwards, who managed the Bisons in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81. Edwards, who spent 57 years in pro baseball as a player, coach, manager and scout, led the Bisons to a 71-73 mark in 1993 and a 55-89 record the following season. He had …

Buffalo Bandits sign outdoor lacrosse star Dylan Molloy Fri, Aug 17, 2018

The Buffalo Bandits added an American star to the roster on Friday, signing forward Dylan Molloy to a one-year contract. Molloy, a fifth-round pick of the Bandits in last year's draft, comes from an outdoor lacrosse background. He was the 2016 rec…

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.
VIP/Media Fishing Day a big hit, again Thu, Aug 16, 2018

Western New York is truly blessed with an abundance of sportfishing resources. It doesn’t take much to convince members of the outdoor media how special it is –just take them fishing. The fish do the rest and take center stage all on their own. Howev…

Jankowiak/Druar families share emotional night Sun, Aug 19, 2018

When the Race of Champions Asphalt Modified Series competitors crossed the finish line and accepted the checkered flag Saturday evening at Lancaster Speedway, Debby Jankowiak, filled with overwhelming emotion, was racing down the grandstand steps try…

MUNY tennis signup deadline is July 6 Fri, Jun 29, 2018

The registration deadline for the 96th Annual MUNY Tennis Tournament is July 6. The tournament, started by the National Public Parks Association, is played on the Delaware Park courts and has hosted some of the most exciting players in Western New…

Post Time: Fillies take Spa spotlight in Alabama Fri, Aug 17, 2018

The halfway mark at Saratoga has passed and we’re into week five of the annual 40-day meeting. The spotlight will soon focus on next week’s Travers Stakes, the feature race of the racing hotbed that sits at the foot of the Adirondacks. It is Alaba…

Area bowling (July 21) Fri, Jul 20, 2018

Area bowlingKENMORE: Summer Trios — Bart Lafaso 299-760, Andy Ochal 300-748, Jon Starba 265-738, Joe Mercurio Jr. 268-715, Craig Connock 713.

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Former Bisons, Indians manager Doc Edwards dies Mon, Aug 20, 2018

Doc Edwards, who managed the Bisons in the early 1990s, has died. He was 81. Edwards, who spent 57 years in pro baseball as a player, coach, manager and scout, led the Bisons to a 71-73 mark in 1993 and a 55-89 record the following season. He had …

Area football Sun, Aug 19, 2018