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By Amy Moritz » Thursday, March 26, 2015

There's a new player in the women's hockey game and it appears that Buffalo is front and center of the plan. The National Women's Hockey League is up and running on social media featuring four... Read More

Saturday, March 21, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits play the Minnesota Swarm tonight at 7:30 at First Niagara Center. The game will be broadcast on 1520 AM. See today's story previewing the game: * Smith leads by example... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, March 20, 2015

We’re a mere 43 days from the First Saturday in May and it's that time of the year when we evaluate the current Kentucky Derby contenders Buffalo-style. It’s time to judge the Kentucky Derby... Read More

Saturday, March 14, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits play at the Toronto Rock tonight at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast on 930 AM. See today's story previewing the game: * Bandits' series with Rock has playoff... Read More

Friday, March 13, 2015

The Buffalo Bandits host the Toronto Rock tonight at 7:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on 550 AM. See today's story previewing the game: * Bandits' series with Rock has playoff... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, March 13, 2015

It’s been over four years since the great Zenyatta graced the racetrack, losing for the first time in 20 career races in her final race at Churchill Downs in the Breeders’ Cup Classic by a... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Derby Trail turns to the Big Apple and the Big A this afternoon, with the Grade 2 Gotham Stakes in Ozone Park. The main prep race before the Wood Memorial in April has drawn 10 colts,... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, March 6, 2015

The Derby Trail is in full force this weekend with three races doling out 50-20-10-5 Kentucky Derby qualifying points. The Gotham at Aqueduct, the Tampa Bay Derby at Tampa Bay Downs and the San... Read More

By Amy Moritz » Thursday, March 5, 2015

More elite level girls hockey will be played at HarborCenter this weekend as the Junior Women's Hockey League will hold its playoffs in downtown Buffalo. Games begin Friday morning with the... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, February 27, 2015

This weekend we get a breather from the Derby Trail, after three prep races over the course of last weekend. Next Saturday there will be three 50-point races for the taking between the Gotham... Read More

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About the reporter

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.