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By Gene Kershner » Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The post position draw for the 147th edition of the $1.25 million Grade I Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course was held at Druthers Brewing this evening and a full field of 14 for the first time since 1977.  Exaggerator was made the 3-1 morning line favorite by oddsmaker Travis Stone off his win in the slop in the... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, August 19, 2016

Songbird wins the Coaching Club American Oaks in July at the Spa. Photo Credit: NYRA Whether one looks to the North, East or West, there is plenty of top-notch racing action in store for the weekend warrior. In the East, Songbird will try a mile-and-a-quarter for the first time in the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes on... Read More

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Buffalo News is publishing Rio diaries from some of the Western New York families who have competitors at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nancy B. Anderson is the mother of volleyball player Matt Anderson. By Nancy B. Anderson The past few days have been exciting, entertaining and enjoyable! We... Read More

Monday, August 15, 2016

The Buffalo News is publishing Rio diaries from some of the Western New York families who have competitors at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Larry Regan is the father of rower Emily Regan. By Larry Regan The Regan family Rio journey ends tomorrow when we arrive at the Buffalo Niagara International... Read More

Monday, August 15, 2016

The schedule for the second season of the National Women’s Hockey League is set, and it opens with a league-wide event in Buffalo. The NWHL Monday announced its full 2016-17 regular season schedule, starting with the Buffalo Beauts hosting the Boston Pride at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 in a rematch of last year's Isobel Cup... Read More

Sunday, August 14, 2016

By Karen Alvarez The Buffalo News is publishing Rio diaries from some of the Western New York families who have competitors at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Karen Alvarez is the mother of synchronized swimmer Anita Alvarez. RIO DE JANEIRO - After a long year of intense training and preparation,... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, August 12, 2016

The 32nd running of the Fourstardave will be the first time as a Grade 1 race. The $500,000 race over the Saratoga Inner Turf course at a one mile distance drew a field of nine (Weekend Hideaway is also entered as MTO).  Post time on Saturday for the Fourstardave is 6:32 p.m. as the 10th race on a 11-race card at... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, August 11, 2016

John Tavares figured to be an absolute slam dunk for the National Lacrosse League Hall of Fame this year. And he was. But he'll have some familiar company. Former Buffalo Bandit teammate Tracey Kelusky will join him in the Class of 2016. In addition, veteran forward Josh Sanderson also was selected. They will be... Read More

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Buffalo News is publishing Rio diaries from some of the Western New York families who have competitors at the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Nancy Anderson is the mother of volleyball player Matt Anderson. By Nancy B. Anderson RIO DE JANEIRO -- We all arrived without any problems on Friday. Rio is a... Read More

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Billy Hanes parred the second hole during a two-man playoff to capture the second and final qualifying spot for the U.S. Mid-Amateur in sectional competition Monday at Irondequoit Country Club. Hanes, an Elma native, shot 1-under 71 to match Fairport's Adam Condello before persevering in the playoff. Jim Scorse of... Read More

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