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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

Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits visit the Minnesota Swarm tonight at 8 at Xcel Energy Center. The game will be broadcast on 1520 AM. See today's story previewing the game: * Batson proves to be good fit... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, April 10, 2015

And then there was one. The last major Derby prep race offering 100-40-20-10 points to the top four finishers is on tap Saturday afternoon. The $1 million Arkansas Derby, the feature race of... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits only made one move at the trading deadline last week, and it didn't have the star power that some of the other moves at the deadline featured. Buffalo traded Joe Resetarits and a... Read More

Saturday, April 4, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits play the New England Black Wolves tonight at 7:30 at First Niagara Center. The game will be broadcast on 1520 AM. See today's story previewing the game: * Former Bandit... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, April 3, 2015

The Keeneland spring meet opens this weekend and the $1 million Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes on Saturday will be one of three featured Derby Trail prep races on NBC Sports Network. The race will be... Read More

By Miguel Rodriguez » Wednesday, April 1, 2015

There will not be a Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament in the Buffalo area this season. Gus Macker owner Scott McNeal told The News via phone Wednesday afternoon there won’t be an event... 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.