LEWISTON — Lockport girls cross country seems to have a knack for performing at the Niagara Frontier League meet.

Greg Paulus and his Niagara University men's basketball program are embracing the unknown during a year unlike any other in modern college basketball history.

ORCHARD PARK — Buffalo Bills cornerback Tre’Davious White was happy to bid Tom Brady good riddance once he departed New England and the AFC East for Tampa Bay this offseason — with but one slight regret.

NIAGARA FALLS — It may be tough to see it from the outside, but Niagara Falls boys soccer is loading up internally. 

BUFFALO — The Buffalo Sabres avoided an arbitration hearing by signing forward Victor Olofsson to a two-year, $6.1 million contract on Thursday.

ORCHARD PARK — Jerry Hughes knows better than to dismiss the New England Patriots.

The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 30th anniversary class virtually, broadcasting one-hour shows each of the next four Saturdays from 10-11 a.m. on WGR 550.

We're about half way home, folks. Week seven was highlighted by great games, led by Pittsburgh outlasting Tennessee in a battle of undefeateds. There were more wild finishes for Detroit and Philadelphia, but we really saw the cream rise to the top.

Winter's coming, but for some that won't bring them a season.

ARLINGTON, Texas — No dogpile, no champagne and a mask on nearly every face — the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrated their first World Series title since 1988 in a manner no one could have imagined prior to the coronavirus pandemic.

LEWISTON — With the Niagara Frontier League cross country meet on the horizon, Lockport and Grand Island are happy to have come this far.

Stu Pederson was excited to coach the Niagara Power this summer, before the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of the New York Collegiate Baseball League season.

BUFFALO — The Buffalo Bills snapped a two-game losing streak and opened up a 1 1/2-game lead in the AFC East.

Let’s be honest, distance runners sometimes do not get the respect they deserve. Cross country is a sport that asks a lot from the daring competitors that choose to take the trek. A lot of endurance and determination goes into the sport, as many try to run over three miles as quick as they p…

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The end zone was elusive for Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills.

Talk about an inconclusive outcome. Heading into Sunday’s game at the Jets, the prevailing sentiment among Western New Yorkers was that nothing short of a blowout victory would be sufficient. 

WILLIAMSVILLE — As Grand Island's Kiersten Brown said it herself, Saturday just wasn't her best day.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Walker Buehler pitched in the World Series like the Los Angeles Dodgers' aces of old.

SANBORN — There's only room for one undefeated girls soccer team in the Niagara Frontier League.

NEW YORK — Sam Darnold is set to return as the New York Jets' starting quarterback Sunday against the Buffalo Bills as long as he has no further complications with his injured shoulder.

Suffice it to say, Niagara athletics director Simon Gray never expects to live through another season like 2019-20. There’s no handbook to prepare an AD for the level of tumult Gray faced in his sixth year on Monteagle Ridge.

When Babe Ruth was a young, 19-year-old breaking into baseball in 1914, the first game he pitched as a professional was against the Buffalo Bisons in in Baltimore. Pitching for the Orioles, Ruth shut out the Bisons on that day, 6-0.

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Josh Allen and the Buffalo Bills went from a 4-0 start to a two-game skid in a span of seven tough days.

GRAND ISLAND — You don't find too many tandems like Kiersten Brown and Riley Weber.

When Larry Brzeczkowski first started coaching club hockey at at Niagara University in 1996, the team was lucky if it could put together two full lines of players in mismatched uniforms. It played a local schedule that more often resembled beer-league games than organized hockey.

ORCHARD PARK — The Mafia is becoming legitimate in Buffalo — the Bills Mafia that is.

ORCHARD PARK — The usually stingy Buffalo Bills defense has yet to find its identity this season.

The New York State Public High School Athletic Association and its executive committee held their quarterly meeting Wednesday in Saratoga Springs, as the organization voted on several proposals, including the LECOM Harborcenter being selected to host the boys ice hockey championships for 2022-24.

We had a high-flying slate in week six with upsets coming from Denver, Atlanta and Tampa Bay, and some wild finishes for Baltimore, Indianapolis and Tennessee. We also got some old-fashioned blowouts from Pittsburgh, Arizona, Miami and Detroit.

ARLINGTON, Texas — Clayton Kershaw, Cody Bellinger, Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers left the Tampa Bay Rays stuck in neutral to start a most strange World Series played amid the pandemic.

ORCHARD PARK — Sean McDermott didn’t mind being reminded of how the Buffalo Bills still lead the AFC East despite consecutive losses to Kansas City and Tennessee.

One thing that I've learned over three decades covering the Bills is that the NFL is a breeding ground for overreaction. There’s only one game a week. Each contest takes on a monumental importance, so there’s a tendency to make rash conclusions.

ORCHARD PARK — Patrick Mahomes didn’t mind taking a back seat to rookie Clyde Edwards-Helaire and the Kansas City Chiefs' running attack.

The 2020 Buffalo Bills are a very good football team. I'm just not quite sure they're totally aware of it yet.

Greg Paulus and Niagara University men's basketball have picked up their second commitment for the 2021-22 season, and they're hoping to have found a diamond in the rough.

New York State's largest Division III athletic conference has cancelled winter sports amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

ORCHARD PARK — Sean McDermott’s professional coaching world came crashing down around him upon being fired by Andy Reid in Philadelphia following the 2010 season.

LOCKPORT — As quickly as the Niagara-Orleans League golf season came, it has already concluded.

LEWISTON — Lockport boys soccer's hopes of an undefeated season have crash landed.

ORCHARD PARK — Josh Allen doesn’t know if he can throw a football farther than Patrick Mahomes, but he’s eager to find out.

When life throws you a pandemic, you adapt and adjust.

The Atlantic Hockey season will begin November 13, the association announced Thursday.

Buffalo was already set to host first- and second-round games in the 2022 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament.

As the halfway point of October has come, we near the halfway mark of the NFL season. Week six is up next after a weekend that saw several upset wins, the season's second head coach/general manager firings, as well as another primetime performance for MVP front-runner Russell Wilson. Unfortu…

ORCHARD PARK — Safety Micah Hyde insists there’s nothing wrong with the Buffalo Bills' defense that can’t be easily corrected.

LOCKPORT — It's been a bit, but Lockport golf is back on top in the Niagara Frontier League.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The wait between games caused by the NFL's first COVID-19 outbreak left the Tennessee Titans depleted.

The New York State Federation of Secondary Schools Athletic Association h as announced the cancellation of its 2020 Cross Country Championships, which were scheduled for Nov. 18 at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, due to the impact of COVID-19. 

It hasn't quite been a year since Greg Paulus took over as head coach of Niagara University men's basketball following the surprising resignation of Patrick Beilein.

BUFFALO — Taylor Hall refused to buy into the negativity surrounding the Buffalo Sabres, and instead focused on the positives.