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By Tim Graham » Saturday, February 13, 2016

TORONTO -- Back and forth they went, haymaker upon haymaker until they nearly had nothing left. Boxing symbolism can be trite, but what better way to describe Saturday night's slugfest between second-year Zach LaVine and Aaron Gordon in the NBA Slam Dunk competition? They used creativity, assistants and incandescence... Read More

By Tim Graham » Saturday, February 13, 2016

TORONTO -- Could professional basketball be coming back to Buffalo? NBA Commissioner Adam Silver noted Saturday night aggressive expansion is planned for the NBA Development League. Buffalo could be a fit for NBA's official minor-league system. Maybe the Pegula Sports and Entertainment portfolio has room to... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, February 12, 2016

The prep series portion of the Road to the Kentucky Derby closes out this weekend with races at Golden Gate Fields and Oaklawn Park before heading south next weekend to the Fair Grounds. Races offering 50-20-10-5 points to the top four finishers will commence with the Risen Star next Saturday. The final two races of the... Read More

Saturday, February 6, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits (2-2) look to remain unbeaten at home when they host the New England Black Wolves tonight at 7:30 p.m. at First Niagara Center. Follow along with our Budd Bailey as well as team accounts below: Tweets from // Bandits season preview... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, February 5, 2016

This weekend’s Kentucky Derby Prep Series rotates to the west coast and the Robert B. Lewis at Santa Anita Park on Saturday afternoon as Race No. 4 (post time 5 p.m. ET) on the card. The $150,000 Grade 3 Lewis will be run at 1 1/16 miles on the main track at the Great Race Place and it has attracted seven colts... Read More

Saturday, January 30, 2016

The Buffalo Bandits (2-1) look for their first road victory in their second attempt when they play at the New England Black Wolves tonight at 7 (550 AM) at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut. Follow along with our Budd Bailey as well as team accounts below: Tweets from... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, January 29, 2016

The Kentucky Derby Prep Series has a big weekend on tap starting with the Grade 2 Lambholm South Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The race is the first of three Derby prep races held at Gulfstream with qualifying points available to the top four finishers. While the field is small with only six entries, the... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Monday, January 25, 2016

Back in 2010, four-time Boston Marathon winner Bill Rodgers made a special appearance at the Subaru 4-Mile Chase. The day before the Chase, he was part of a fun run that went from the race start/finish line to Hoyt Lake. I described it at the time as playing three holes of golf with Arnold Palmer. Everyone posed for... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Sunday, January 24, 2016

In the inaugural National Women's Hockey League All-Star game, it was hometown girl Emily Pfalzer's team which won the honors. Team Pfalzer defeated Team Hilary Knight at HarborCenter Sunday afternoon in front of about 1,000 fans. The final score, 9-1, was a combination of points from the skill competition and goals... Read More

By Mike Harrington » Sunday, January 24, 2016

If you read one thing in Sunday's sports section, I would highly recommend Jerry Sullivan's retrospective on the 1990s Canisius College basketball teams. They won 62 games in three seasons, appearing in two NITs (including the 1995 Final Four) and the school's lone NCAA Tournament trip since 1957. Five years on Main Street... Read More

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