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By Budd Bailey » 2:32 PM

The Buffalo Bandits traded forward Joe Resetarits, a graduate of Hamburg High School, along with a third-round draft pick in 2016 to the Rochester Knighthawks on Tuesday. In return, the Bandits... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Sunday, February 8, 2015

Let's try a little experiment. Every week, Brian Shanahan rates the National Lacrosse League teams from one to nine for I've met Brian, and it's obvious through conversation... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Sunday, December 7, 2014

I've read more than 60 sports books so far in 2014, and then written reviews of them. (I don't watch much television, if you haven't guessed already.) For those looking for suggestions on holiday... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Friday, November 21, 2014

Here are a few notes on the upcoming YMCA Turkey Trot: • Fleece hats made in honor of Tom Donnelly, the Trot’s race director who died last weekend, will be sold next week at the Turkey Trot expo... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, November 13, 2014

Quite a few notes for the running notebook: * Today was the final day that the Lonctos, Dan and Alice, were in the running store business. They closed the shop at 3 p.m. today in order to do one... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Niagara Falls International Marathon doesn't get a ton of publicity here. It's mostly a Canadian event despite the fact it starts on this side of the border. Still, more than 1,000 people made... Read More

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... 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... 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... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Buffalo Fire Department turned up at the Shea's Buffalo Theater race on Sunday, and it wasn't in a ceremonial role. Runners were cruised down Washington St. at the 1-mile mark or so when sirens... 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.