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The University at Buffalo football team has a Southeastern Conference opponent in its future. The Bulls signed an agreement to play the University of Missouri on Sept. 7, 2024, at Faurot Field in Columbia, Mo. It will be just the second meeting between the two schools. The first was in 2008 when the Tigers defeated the Bulls, 42-21. UB Athletic Director Mark Alnut…

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Last year was supposed to be the season Johnathan Hawkins took over as the University at Buffalo's starting running back. After two years as a reserve, including a 338-yard sophomore campaign, he earned the job out of camp and suited up for the team's first three games. Then he tore the labrum in his shoulder against Colgate, ending his season in mid-September. "I co…

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Kahlil Dukes, a Niagara University alum, was invited to the 2018 NBA GLPI Invited Player Session. The session, which will take place this Sunday in Chicago, will consist of numerous NBA G League hopefuls. They will play full-court games in front of player personnel, executives, coaches and industry scouts. Last year 13 players received invites to NBA training camp af…

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The University at Buffalo announced its women's basketball non-conference schedule Wednesday, which includes games against national powerhouses Stanford and Oregon. There are 11 games on the non-conference schedule, including three at home and four against teams that advanced to the NCAA tournament last season. The Bulls will open their 2018-19 season on the road aga…

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St. Bonaventure men's basketball rounded out its non-conference schedule on Tuesday, adding road contests against Niagara, Vermont and Northeastern to the 2018-19 slate. The matchup with the Purple Eagles, set for Nov. 12, will be the 159th meeting in the all-time series and the Bonnies' first trip to the Gallagher Center since 2013. Niagara upset its Big 4 rival last s…

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First, the owner of WIVB-TV (Channel 4) and WNLO-TV (CW23) made a deal to take the preseason rights to the Buffalo Bills away from WKBW-TV (Channel 7) in 2020. Now comes word that the owner, Nexstar, has grabbed the rights to University at Buffalo football and basketball shows from WGRZ-TV (Channel 2), which had a deal for the past four years. UB announced Monday it …

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Jordan Palmer has cornered the Buffalo quarterback market. The NFL journeyman-turned-consultant's work with the Bills' first-round pick, Josh Allen, is well-documented. But he also spent a weekend in late July with University at Buffalo signal caller Tyree Jackson, sculpting the junior's technique alongside New York Jets first-round pick Sam Darnold, Auburn's Jarrett St…

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The opening of University at Buffalo football's fall camp was more than just a welcome for new Bulls wide receiver George Rushing. It also marked a return about a year in the making. Rushing, a transfer from the University of Wisconsin, missed last season after tearing a tendon in his ankle during the second week of the Badgers' fall camp. The tendon is usually torn hor…

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Wes Clark is headed to Italy. The former University at Buffalo standout who earned the Mid-American Conference Tournament MVP has joined Happy Casa Brindisi, based in Brindisi, Apulia. The team plays in the first division of the Lega Basket series. Clark won the Riley Wallace Award as the nation's top transfer. He became eligible for the Bulls in late December and pl…

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The Niagara men's basketball team opens its season with a traditional Little Three rivalry, hosting St. Bonaventure on Nov. 12. It's the first of 13 non-conference games for the 2018-19 season which the Purple Eagles released. Niagara then will play at Loyola Chicago, the darling of the 2018 Final Four on Nov. 14 as part of the inaugural Fort Myers Tip-Off. The Purpl…

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Former University at Buffalo basketball star Wes Clark has signed to play for Happy Casa Brindisi in the first division of the Lega Basket Series in Italy. Clark, named the Mid-American Conference Tournament MVP last season, play in the final 26 games for UB after transferring from Missouri. Clark averaged 25.5 points in UB's two NCAA Tournament games and scored 26 in t…

Between them, the University at Buffalo men’s and women’s basketball teams won 31 games and lost only five in Mid-American Conference regular season last season. That success means each will face as difficult league schedule as possible in 2018-19. Both UB teams qualified for NCAA play in 2017-18. Now they have their work cut out for the coming season according to the con…

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Running back was once a question mark for the University at Buffalo. Now, it appears the Bulls have a full stable of capable rushers heading into 2018. Johnathan Hawkins, penciled in as the starting back at the beginning of last year, ran for 127 yards and a touchdown in the first three games of 2017 before missing the rest of the season with an injury. Speedy Emmanuel …

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Road games at Syracuse, Marquette and West Virginia highlight the University at Buffalo's men's basketball schedule announced Wednesday. The Bulls are at West Virginia on Nov. 9 and then have back-to-back games at Syracuse on Dec. 18 and Marquette on Dec. 21. UB opens the season at home against St. Francis (Pa.) on Nov. 6. The non-conference schedule includes a Nov. …

When a late cancellation by Cleveland left the All-American Amateur Baseball Association short one team for next week's national tournament in Johnstown, Pa., AAABA officials asked one of its strongest franchises, Buffalo, for help. Buffalo came through, agreeing to send a third team assembled by long-time manager Ron Leib to join local playoff champion Royal Printing a…