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Sabres assign players to Rochester
Fri, Sep 20th 2013 09:10 pm
Buffalo Sabres general manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has assigned the following players to the Rochester Americans (AHL):
Mark Daul: Osprey living among us; purple loosestrife follow-up
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 07:00 am
There is a magnificent bird of prey that lives among us, one that's rarely identified by anyone who truly knows what it is. Last June, I received an email from John Eddy, an outdoorsman friend of mine who sent me a link to a video showing an osprey "fishing" for its next meal.
UB Center for the Arts: Marv Levy event cancelled
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 02:35 am
The "A Conversation with Marv Levy" event scheduled for Sept. 20, 2013 at the Center for the Arts, University at Buffalo, has been cancelled.
Buffalo Bills open season with loss
Sat, Sep 14th 2013 01:00 am
Penalties and poor ball control cost the Bills in the fourth quarter, as New England went on to take the season opener.
Buffalo Sabres re-sign forward Cody Hodgson
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 06:35 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the team has signed forward Cody Hodgson to a long-term, multiyear contract extension.
Forton added to Buffalo Sabres coaching staff
Wed, Sep 11th 2013 09:10 am
Buffalo Sabres head coach Ron Rolston today announced Jerry Forton has been named to an assistant coaching position with the team. Forton will start in his new role on Rolston's staff immediately, joining fellow assistant coaches Joe Sacco and Teppo Numminen.
Buffalo Sabres: Training camp set to open Sept. 11
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 11:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the team will open its training camp on Wednesday, Sept. 11, when veteran players are expected to report for testing and physicals.
DEC seeks hunter support to keep chronic wasting disease out of New York
Tue, Sep 10th 2013 11:25 pm
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation reminds hunters that chronic wasting disease continues to pose a potential threat to New York's wild white-tailed deer herd, and hunters should take precautions to prevent the spread of the disease. Late last year, CWD was found on a deer farm in Pennsylvania and, in early 2013, CWD was confirmed in Pennsylvania's wild white-tailed deer herd.
Bills RB C.J. Spiller guests on 'The Fred Jackson Show' on WBBZ-TV
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 03:00 pm
Fred Jackson and C.J. Spiller will discuss the Buffalo Bills' 23-21 loss to the New England Patriots in Sunday's season home opener.
'The Fred Jackson Show' returns to WBBZ
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 07:00 am
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced "The Fred Jackson Show" will return to the local program roster beginning Monday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m.
5th annual Mighty Niagara Half Marathon races through River Region
Mon, Sep 9th 2013 07:00 am
Renowned for its scenic routes, the 5th annual Mighty Niagara Half Marathon/Hospice Dash 5K takes place on Saturday, Sept. 21, with appeal to runners who support Niagara Hospice Alliance Inc.
A.G. Schneiderman issues consumer alert on concussion risks in youth football
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 03:25 pm
With football season set to begin, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman has issued a consumer alert on the risk of concussions to young football players. Head injuries, including concussions, can happen at any time on the field of play, regardless of the type of helmet being worn.
Buffalo Sabres: Grigorenko not participating in prospect tournament
Thu, Sep 5th 2013 12:05 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced forward Mikhail Grigorenko will not participate in the upcoming 2013 NHL Prospect Tournament in Traverse City, Mich.
New 'Sunday Night Football' bus makes first stops in Dallas and Fort Worth this week
Wed, Sep 4th 2013 02:35 pm
NBC Sports Group rolls out the new "Sunday Night Football" bus this week with stops in North Texas, prior to the Giants-Cowboys "SNF" opener on Sept. 8.
Foote takes first-place in NRAA walleye contest
Sat, Aug 31st 2013 06:55 am
Tournament Chairman Captain Steve Drabczyk of Lewiston Bait & Tackle sends word of another successful walleye tournament held on the lower Niagara River Aug. 24. All fish entered were caught at the Niagara bar in front of Fort Niagara.
'Shuffle off to Buffalo' (Launch Club) for Antique Boat Show
Fri, Aug 30th 2013 04:40 pm
On Saturday, Sept. 7, the Niagara Frontier Antique and Classic Boats Inc. is hosting its 36th annual Antique Boat Show and Raceboat Reunion at the Buffalo Launch Club at 503 E. River Road on Grand Island. The show begins at 10 a.m. and will feature antique watercraft from boat owners and enthusiasts from across the nation.
Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame: 9 new inductees to comprise Class of 2013
Thu, Aug 29th 2013 02:30 pm
The Niagara Falls Sports Hall of Fame voted in nine new inductees to comprise the Class of 2013 at a recent meeting of their board of directors. Those to be inducted are Brian Atamian, Joe Colosi, Frank Colucci, Ron DeLuca, Tom Manzi, Allan Schug, Robert (Red) Weber and Ron Zuccari.
Stanley Cup, Kane arrive at base
Wed, Aug 28th 2013 06:30 pm
In the cool morning hours of Saturday, Aug. 24, a crowd of men and women in military uniforms, hockey fans in jerseys and media with cameras gathered excitedly in one of the Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station's hangars.
RealtyUSA promotes N-W Falcons uniform fundraiser
Tue, Aug 27th 2013 03:00 pm
The Niagara Wheatfield Football Booster Club (Niagara Wheatfield Football Families Association) is presently having a fundraiser to raise approximately $10,000 to cover the cost of helmets and uniforms for the high school varsity and junior varsity football teams.
Buffalo Jr. Sabres 12U team tryout information announced
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 06:05 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced tryout information for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres 12U hockey team, set to compete at the 55th Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament from Feb. 12-23, 2014, at Pepsi Coliseum in Quebec.
Lewiston-Porter High School recognizes Darryl and Ann Johnston
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 05:50 pm
The Lewiston-Porter Athletic Department has announced it is honoring Ann and Daryl Johnston with its Niagara Frontier League Cornerstone Award. The two have been recognized for their tireless commitment to the entire Lewiston-Porter athletic program.
Mark Daul: Summer bass fishing using 'tube-jigs' for bait
Mon, Aug 26th 2013 12:20 pm
Bass. You can catch them from shore; you can catch them by boat; catch them on live bait; catch them on artificial bait; you can troll for them or still-fish for them and it makes no difference. This summer in Western New York, we have enjoyed some of the best smallmouth bass fishing available anywhere.
Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station hosts Patrick Kane, Stanley Cup on Saturday
Fri, Aug 23rd 2013 11:40 pm
Chicago Blackhawks forward and south Buffalo native Patrick Kane will bring two NHL trophies to Western New York on Saturday, Aug. 24. The Stanley Cup and Conn Smythe Trophy are slated to be at the base from 8:30 to approximately 11 a.m. Activities will be held in hangar 907.
Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame induction dinner slated for Wednesday, Oct. 30
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 13-member Class of 2013 on Wednesday, Oct. 30, at the annual awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency Buffalo.
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings travel to San Francisco to take on Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers on 'Sunday Night Football'
Thu, Aug 22nd 2013 11:40 am
Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings travel to Candlestick Park in San Francisco this weekend to take on Colin Kaepernick and the defending NFC Champion San Francisco 49ers in a "Sunday Night Football" preseason matchup. Coverage begins at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.
Sabres to participate in Traverse City NHL Prospect Tournament
Wed, Aug 21st 2013 01:10 pm
The Buffalo Sabres have announced the team would again be participating in the 2013 NHL Prospect Tournament, which runs Thursday, Sept. 5, to Monday, Sept. 9, at Centre Ice Arena in Traverse City, Mich.
'That Other Pregame Show' launches on CBS Sports Network
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 02:55 pm
Continuing its aggressive expansion of programming around CBS Sports' marquee properties, CBS Sports Network launches "That Other Pregame Show," a new weekly Sunday football studio program debuting Sunday, Sept. 8 (9 a.m.).
70 Sabres games to air on MSG in 2013-14
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 11:50 am
The NHL and the Buffalo Sabres have announced the national television schedules for the 2013-14 season, with the Buffalo Sabres slated to have 70 of their games broadcast on MSG. The remaining 12 games will be broadcast in the U.S. on NBC or NBCSN.
Time change announced for Sabres-Leafs game on Dec. 27
Tue, Aug 20th 2013 11:50 am
The NHL and the Buffalo Sabres have announced a change in time for the Sabres-Leafs game on Dec. 27. The game, which will take place at Air Canada Centre, will now take place at 7:30 p.m.
Higgins urges FCC to move forward on ending sports blackout rule
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 06:30 pm
Congressman Brian Higgins wrote a letter to the Federal Communications Commission Acting Chairwoman Mignon Clyburn requesting further action toward ending the sports blackout rule.
Usain Bolt, Manchester United anchor NBC's live sports coverage this Saturday
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 06:30 pm
Six-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt and 2012-13 Premier League champion Manchester United anchor NBC's live sports coverage this Saturday.
First Niagara sponsors special baseball clinic for kids with Bisons at Coca-Cola Field
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 06:30 pm
First Niagara and the Buffalo Bisons teamed up Friday to welcome local kids to Coca-Cola Field.. Children from the Willie Hutch Jones Sports Programs participated in a special baseball clinic with players from the Buffalo Bisons.
NWAA travel soccer continues to grow
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 05:15 pm
In 2012, the NWAA travel soccer program started with humble beginnings, with three teams representing Niagara-Wheatfield. In 2013 the program grew to six travel teams and future growth is expected in 2014 with nine teams representing the area.
NU women announce 2013-14 schedule
Fri, Aug 16th 2013 03:40 pm
The Niagara University women's basketball team has announced the non-conference portion of its 2013-14 schedule. Niagara plays two Big Four contests and travels to take on the Atlantic Coast Conference's Syracuse Orange.
ACC Atlantic Coast Conference football to air on WBBZ-TV
Wed, Aug 14th 2013 01:30 pm
Bob Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, has announced "Your Hometown Television Station" will be the exclusive broadcast home for Atlantic Coast Conference sports, which will include a select number of Syracuse Orange and University at Pittsburgh men's football games.
NBC Sports Network evolves toward NBCSN
Tue, Aug 13th 2013 03:30 pm
Coinciding with the launch of its Premier League coverage on Saturday, NBC Sports Network will significantly increase its efforts this week to gradually change the name of the network to NBCSN.
Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey set for Aug. 17-25
Tue, Aug 13th 2013 03:30 pm
The Greater Niagara Fish Odyssey Derby - the derby formally known as the "Fall Classic" - will be holding its 37th annual contest Aug. 17-25. In what started out as the Niagara County Fishing Derby, this competition is now open to three counties (Niagara, Erie and Orleans) in an attempt to encourage more involvement in this family-oriented event (with a big focus on the Junior Division).
Rick Jeanneret signs three-year contract to remain on Buffalo Sabres broadcast
Thu, Aug 8th 2013 11:10 am
The Buffalo Sabres have announced Rick Jeanneret, hockey's longest-tenured broadcaster, has signed a new, three-year contract with the team to remain its primary play-by-play voice. The Sabres Hall-of-Famer will call an increasingly reduced number of games during the next three seasons before stepping away from the microphone for good.
Buffalo Sabres: Variable ticket prices announced for 2013-14 season
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 03:35 pm
The Buffalo Sabres today announced the variable ticket pricing plan for all Sabres home games in the 2013-14 regular season.
 


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