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By Budd Bailey » Friday, October 17, 2014

It was nice to see an area distance runner enter the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame on Thursday night. Vicki Mitchell joined the list of honored local athletes in a ceremony at Convention Center.... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, October 17, 2014

One of my favorite races of the year, the Pattison Canadian International, will be run on Sunday afternoon on the famous Woodbine turf course in Toronto. The $1 million Grade 1 race has attracted seve... Read More

Thursday, October 16, 2014

The Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame will induct its 12-member class tonight at its annual induction ceremony and dinner, which for the first time will be held at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Ce... Read More

By S.J. Velasquez » Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Runners who plan on participating in the YMCA Turkey Trot but haven't yet registered for the race are challenged to beat the clock in more ways than one. The price of registration for the YMCA Tur... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, October 10, 2014

Three weeks stand between now and the biggest weekend of thoroughbred racing, the Breeders' Cup World Championships which is shaping up to be quite an event. Several of the divisional classes should h... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, October 9, 2014

It was something of a rare weekend in North Buffalo last Saturday and Sunday. There were races on back-to-back mornings at Delaware Park. You'd think one of them would have figured out a way for the r... Read More

Thursday, October 9, 2014

The Buffalo Bandits announced today that Ryan Benesch and Dhane Smith have been signed to three-year contracts while Jordan Dance, Jamie Rooney and Jerome Thompson reached one-year agreements. Benesch... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, October 3, 2014

After a whirlwind trip to Long Island and Belmont Park last weekend for Super Saturday, we're looking forward to the Breeders' Cup (BC) world championships at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 31 - Nov. 1.  T... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, October 2, 2014

I'm looking to do an article on post-race parties locally - what makes a good one, and what are your favorites? Drop me a note at, and I'll take a look at what people like. Your t... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, September 26, 2014

ELMONT - Super Saturday is ready to live up to its nickname tomorrow afternoon at Belmont Park. Six graded races, five of which are Grade 1's, totaling $3.4 million in purses are in store for dieha... 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.