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By Amy Moritz » 4:50 PM

He’s played on the national team since he was 14 years old. Now 32, Billy Bridges has played pretty much every role possible for the Canadian Sledge Hockey team. He’s been the young speedster,... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, April 26, 2015

Ask Josh Sweeney what makes Steve Cash such an incredible goaltender and he tells you point blank, with a laugh, that he has no idea. Well, that’s not entirely true. He has some... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, April 26, 2015

  The undefeated streak continues for Team USA. The Americans opened the 2015 IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships with a 6-1 win over Russia at HarborCenter Sunday night. Brody Roybal... Read More

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits visit the New England Black Wolves tonight at 6 at Mohegun Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. The game will be broadcast on 550 AM. See coverage of Saturday night's game... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, April 26, 2015

The road to gold begins in HarborCenter today for the IPC Sledge Hockey World Championships. Eight teams will compete for the title, last won by Canada in 2013. Here's what you need to get started... Read More

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits host the Vancouver Stealth tonight at 7:30 at First Niagara Center. The game will be broadcast on 550 AM. See today's story previewing the game at... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Friday, April 24, 2015

When Josh Sweeney tells his story, there is always the part where he's thankful for San Antonio, Texas. After Sweeney was injured by an improvised explosive device while serving in the U.S. Marine... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, April 24, 2015

We're eight days from the Run for the Roses and it's time for the annual Degrees of Separation post where we separate the contenders from the pretenders within some fun divisions. It's a light... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Saturday, April 18, 2015

Charles Town, WV – On paper, it wasn’t supposed to happen this way. The No. 1 ranked racehorse in the world was supposed to be coronated in the winner’s circle in the 7th annual Charles... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, April 17, 2015

Charles Town, WV – I felt like a boy who lost his last quarter in the vending machine when I walked out of Santa Anita Park last November after the Breeders’ Cup (BC) Classic. Tomorrow night... Read More

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Budd Bailey has served in a variety of roles in Buffalo sports in the past 35 years, including reporter, talk-show host, baseball announcer, public relations staffer and author. He covers the Bandits and running for The News when not working as an editor.