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Sports

Back on the block: Big Paddy Kane sends ‘Hawks to Cup Finals

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Patrick Kane kneels after scoring the game-winning goal on Saturday night.

We all like to have a chuckle at the off-ice foibles of South Buffalo native Patrick Kane, but good Lord, is he an…

Sports

Your college hockey cheat sheet: Griffs go for glory tonight

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}The Griffs go for glory tonight.

Maybe it wasn’t a huge upset—I’d argue that beating Air Force twice in a 24-hour period last weekend in Colorado…

Sports

A season on the brink: Canisus, Niagara face off in Rochester

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Canisius vs. Niagara for a shot at the Atlantic Hockey title. Let's get it on.

Talk about drama: two bitter archrivals—one a nationally-ranked powerhouse, the other a scrappy underdog—battling for a shot at the league title and one of 16 spots in the national championship tournament in a one-game, survive-and-advance showdown.

Sports

Go crazy, Canisius: Griffs complete shocking playoff sweep of Air Force

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Goaltender Tony Capobianco and the Canisius Golden Griffins did what many thought was impossible this weekend.

If you had to put money on the Canisius - Air Force

Sports

Now it matters: Niagara, Canisius face quarterfinal playoff challengers this weekend

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Senior defenseman Dan Weiss and Niagara are ready to face RIT this weekend.

The Atlantic Hockey Association playoffs resume tonight, and our two local NCAA Division I hockey programs—

Sports

Canisius plays, Niagara rests: your guide to the Atlantic Hockey Association playoffs

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Canisius forward Kyle Gibbons leads the Golden Griffins against Bentley this weekend.

The good news: the Canisius men’s hockey team is hosting an Atlantic…

Sports

The road to the playoffs is not impossible

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}We can still get there, people!

I love this about Buffalo Bills fans (myself included): lose three consecutive games, two in gut-wrenching fashion, and this team stinks. Beat one mediocre divisional opponent: playoffs, baby! It does seem like fans are a bit more subdued this year than in seasons…

Arts + Entertainment

New Era launches Rivals Live - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Facebook.

In the heat of the MLB season, this could get ugly.

Two brave souls, Matt and Kurt have volunteered to be guinea pigs in this social and sport experiment to document baseball…

Sports

Rochester Americans fall in Game 1 - VIDEO

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Youtube.

Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals didn’t end exactly how we had hoped.

But just by watching the highlights, you can tell this is a team who wants to win and plays well together. With help from the young-guns who were called up for the Sabres…

Sports

The ice has melted - PHOTOS

blog by Kathryn Przybyla  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Twitter

Only a day after locker clean out at First Niagara Center, ice removal has already begun.

These photos were taken by the Buffalo Sabres earlier this morning. It didn’t take long…

Sports

Playoffs? Fred Jackson’s still talkin’ about playoffs

blog by Ben Tsujimoto  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo from Buffalo Bills Facebook page by Craig Melvin

Playoff guarantees are definitely brash, particularly when unprompted.  The first thought that comes to mind is how Rasheed Wallace used to spew guarantees on a daily basis during the ‘04-05 playoffs with Detroit—then embarrassingly forgot to cover…

Sports

St. Joe’s beats Canisius, returns to Monsignor Martin Finals

blog by Dan Ludwig  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo courtesy of Dave Marino

All right, hypothetical situation: your bookie calls you and says he has some great action for tonight – the over/under for the St. Joes vs. Canisius fooball game is 94 points! You, being the smart sports gambler you are (hypothetically, of course), decide to take…

Sports

The four horsemen

blog by Dan Ludwig  • 

{video_photo_caption}Photo of St. Joe's vs. St. Francis action by Dave Marino

1995 was the last time a high school wide receiver in Buffalo knew what it felt like to be catching balls thrown by a signee of a major college program—before the 2011 season, that is.  Prior to last June, when St. Joe’s quarterback

News

Sabres face a must-win home game

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{video_photo_caption}Courtesy of sabres.nhl.com

Tonight, Buffalo hockey fans will don their blue and gold once again in support of the Sabres as the home team attempts to even the series against the Philadelphia Flyers at HSBC Arena.

After neutralizing the Flyers’ home ice advantage by winning the first…

Events

Sabres fans: Free bagels before Game Three

blog by Ben Kirst  • 

{video_photo_caption}Bagels.  Delicious free bagels.  All for you before Game Three at The Buffalo News building.

Hey Buffalo Sabres fans - stop by The Buffalo News building (corner of Washington and Scott Sts., one block north of HSBC Arena) on Monday after 5:30 PM and enjoy a delicious bagel before watching the Sabres stomp the Flyers.  Be one of the first 50 people to…