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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.
Buffalo Sabres re-sign Corey Tropp
Tue, Aug 6th 2013 03:25 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the Sabres have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with forward Corey Tropp.
Buffalo Sabres sign forward Tardif
Mon, Aug 5th 2013 03:30 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced that the Sabres have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with forward Jamie Tardif.
Mark Daul: Thomas Aquinas Daly - fisherman, hunter, outdoors artist
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 11:00 pm
Any child in grade school could draw you a picture of a car or a house, maybe a face, or even the family pet. He or she may create any of those and be pretty good too. But these skills aren't for everyone, and even if they are pretty good at it most won't stick with it through their lifetime.
Big R to honor Stan, Alex Friesen
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 10:50 pm
There are many individuals whom have left a distinct mark on the racing community both locally and throughout the Northeast. Two of those made large-scale impacts on the history of Ransomville Speedway.
Bisons visit Miracle League
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 06:45 pm
The Miracle League of Grand Island and Western New York held another feature game with celebrity buddies.
Try out for travel soccer program
Fri, Aug 2nd 2013 06:25 pm
The NWAA Soccer Club is looking for youth soccer players interested in participating in the clubs travel soccer program.
Buffalo Sabres and Sabres alumni to help Buffalo firefighters 'Fill the Boot'
Wed, Jul 31st 2013 01:15 pm
On Thursday, Aug. 1, from 6:30 to 9 a.m., the Buffalo Fire Department will hold its annual "Fill the Boot" program, with this year's proceeds going to the Spinal Muscular Atrophy Research Team, or SMART. The firefighters will be joined by Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta, former Sabres players Andrew Peters, Darryl Shannon and other Sabres alumni on eight separate corners throughout the City of Buffalo to collect funds for the program.
Junior Purple Eagles award Gary Hill Memorial Scholarships
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 12:40 pm
The Niagara Junior Purple Eagles Gary Hill Memorial Scholarship Committee has announced Mark Grozio, Antonio Guerrucci, Adam Stanczyk and Stephen Zafuto as the 2013 scholarship recipients.
Niagara River Anglers bass contest results
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 12:25 pm
The Niagara River Anglers held the 29th annual bass fishing contest on the Lower Niagara River on July 27.
HARBORcenter to be home of Canisius College hockey
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 11:45 am
HARBORcenter President John Koelmel today announced HARBORcenter will be the new home of Canisius College's Division I men's ice hockey program, beginning when the $172 million hockey and entertainment complex is completed in September 2014.
Cowboys face Dolphins to kick off preseason in NFL/Hall of Fame Game on 'Sunday Night Football'
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 11:45 am
"Sunday Night Football," television's No. 1 primetime program, kicks off the NFL's 2013 preseason schedule with the NFL/Hall of Fame Game this Sunday at 8 p.m., as Tony Romo and the Dallas Cowboys face second-year quarterback Ryan Tannehill, his new free agent wide receiver Mike Wallace, and the Miami Dolphins.
Queen City Roller Girls Lake Effect Furies to compete in WFTDA Playoffs in Kalamazoo
Tue, Jul 30th 2013 11:45 am
Queen City Roller Girls' team The Lake Effect Furies has announced it was invited to play at the Women's Flat Track Derby Association Division 2 Playoffs in Kalamazoo, Mich., on Aug. 23-25.
Jason Raby Memorial 5K Race honors alum
Fri, Jul 26th 2013 08:15 pm
The fifth annual Jason Raby Memorial 5K Race and one-mile Fun Walk is being held at Lewiston-Porter Senior High School on Saturday, July 27, at 11 a.m. The event will be held in honor of Jason Raby, who graduated from Lewiston-Porter High School in 2001 and suddenly passed away at the young age of 25 while playing basketball at Niagara University in 2008.
Fattey to oversee hockey operations at HARBORcenter
Fri, Jul 26th 2013 02:40 pm
HARBORcenter President John Koelmel announced today that Nik Fattey was named vice president/director of hockey for HARBORcenter.
DEC adopts New York falconry regulations
Tue, Jul 23rd 2013 11:15 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today announced the adoption of regulations governing the sport of falconry. The adopted regulations are in response to changes to the federal regulations governing the sport of falconry published by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Buffalo Sabres re-sign Adam, Hackett
Tue, Jul 23rd 2013 11:15 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier today announced the Sabres re-signed forward Luke Adam and goaltender Matt Hackett to one-year contracts.
Buffalo Sabres sign Brian Flynn, Nick Crawford
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 03:30 pm
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Friday that the Sabres re-signed restricted free agents Brian Flynn and Nick Crawford.
Mark Daul: The saga continues with Capt. Ken
Sat, Jul 20th 2013 11:00 am
Last week, I told you a story about fellow Lower Niagara Moose member Ken Ashley, and his adventure of fishing the first time in his new fishing boat that he bought from Danny Nassioy. I mentioned how Ken embedded a hook in his leg after landing his first fish, trolling in circles, and confusing his wife, Jan.
WBBZ-TV's Bob "Rizzo" Koshinski Is Italian-American Man Of The Year
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 03:35 pm
Congratulations to Bob "Rizzo" Koshinski, vice president and general manager of WBBZ-TV, and host of "All Sports WNY," who was honored as the Buffalo Bisons "Italian American Man Of The Year" Thursday in pre-game ceremonies at Coca-Cola field.
Hole in one at Hickory Stick
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 03:10 pm
Seneca Hickory Stick Golf Course on Creek Road reported its latest hole in one this week. Golfer Michael Donovan got his hole in one on No. 2 at 162 yards.
Anglers encouraged to review sportfish regulations
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:40 pm
Proposed changes to the current freshwater fishing regulations were announced July 8 by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.
Town of Niagara: Kids can fish at Elmer's Pond
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:40 pm
The Town of Niagara will hold its annual Kids Fishing Day Experience on Saturday, July 20, at Elmer's Pond in Veterans Park, 7000 Lockport Road.
Buffalo Sabres announce 2013-14 regular-season schedule
Fri, Jul 19th 2013 01:30 pm
The Buffalo Sabres and the NHL today announced the team's 2013-14 regular-season schedule. The variable pricing designations and box office pricing for individual games will be released at a later date.
Ceretto announces free 'Reject Bullying' 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament
Thu, Jul 18th 2013 05:30 pm
Assemblyman John Ceretto, along with the Niagara PAL and the Niagara Christian Basketball Program, announced the free "Reject Bullying" 3-on-3 youth basketball tournament. The tournament will be held at Niagara University's Kiernan Center on Saturday, Aug. 3, starting at 9 a.m.
HARBORcenter reaches agreement with Marriott International, Shaner Hotels to develop hotel facility
Wed, Jul 17th 2013 12:30 pm
HARBORcenter Development has announced an agreement was reached with Marriott International and Shaner Hotels to develop and operate the hotel facility at HARBORcenter in downtown Buffalo. The hotel property, which has been awarded a full-service Marriott franchise to be operated by Shaner Hotels, will be part of a $170 million multi-use hockey and entertainment complex in the Canalside District.
Buffalo Sabres ink first-round pick Rasmus Ristolainen
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 11:20 am
Buffalo Sabres General Manager Darcy Regier announced Friday that the Sabres signed defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen to a three-year, entry-level contract.
Fish tales and more on the stinging nettle
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 07:00 am
Being a member of a Moose Lodge is something everyone should be a part of. The things they do locally for the community and on a national level would make your head spin.
Niagara River Anglers Association smallmouth bass contest is July 27
Sat, Jul 13th 2013 07:00 am
The Niagara River Anglers Association announces its annual Niagara River smallmouth bass contest will be held Saturday morning, July 27, at the Lewiston Landing.

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