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Oilers goalie Scrivens to those who want players to be tankers: 'We'd have a fight'

sabres.buffalonews.com — EDMONTON, Alberta -- We're watching Sabres practice here at Rexall Place and I got here just in time for the end of the Oilers' media access following their workout. A key note from coach Todd Nelson: Taylor Hall is day to day after taking a shot to the leg Monday...

Hue Jackson gives insight into Bills interview process; 'absolutely' would have kept Jim Schwartz

bills.buffalonews.com — PHOENIX -- Hue Jackson knows not to get his hopes up for coaching jobs. Considered a commodity for many years, he has interviewed for several gigs that have gone to somebody else. Even so, Jackson felt confident about his chances to become the Buffalo Bills' head coach.
Jan 28, 2015

Hue Jackson talks about interview with #Bills, said he 'absolutely' would have kept Schwartz. bit.ly/1z42WOV

Jan 28, 2015

Hue Jackson gives insight into Bills interview process; 'absolutely' would have kept Jim Schwartz bills.buffalonews.com/2015/01/28/hue…

Contrite Zadorov apologizes to team and coaching staff, will sit out again Thursday

sabres.buffalonews.com — EDMONTON, Alberta -- Before you even talked to him, it was pretty easy to see Sabres defenseman Nikita Zadorov was minding his Ps and Qs at practice Wednesday in Rexall Place. Zadorov was one of the first players on the ice and one of the last ones off in his...

Marshawn Lynch's act makes pal Fred Jackson 'laugh every time'

bills.buffalonews.com — PHOENIX -- Marshawn Lynch's defiant behavior wore thin in Western New York long before he brought them to the national stage with Seattle Seahawks. Lynch's antics never will get tiresome for old friend Fred Jackson. "I laugh every time," Jackson said Wednesday at the Super Bowl media center.

Murray says Zadorov suspension is lifted, status for Edmonton up to coaches

sabres.buffalonews.com — EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Sabres will be practicing today in Rexall Place around 1 p.m. local time (3 p.m. in Buffalo), so your daily updates in advance of Thursday night's Tankers Bowl will come much later than normal. While I was driving here from Calgary, General Manager Tim Murray did...
Jan 28, 2015

New #Sabres post: GMTM says on WGR that Zadorov suspension is lifted and it's up to coaches to play. him. sabres.buffalonews.com/2015/01/28/mur…

Ice climber on cliff next to Horseshoe Falls

live.buffalonews.com — Winter traditionally marks a lull in tourists at Niagara Falls. But visitors viewing the international attraction on Tuesday were treated to an unusual sight - a man climbing up an ice-covered 180-foot tall cliff next to the Horseshoe Falls. Bob Koshinski, president of media and event company All Services WNY...
Jan 28, 2015

Too many beers RT @TheBuffaloNews: Ice climber spotted next to Horseshoe Falls. live.buffalonews.com/2015/01/28/ice… http://t.co/CeiZXZX5v8 #BellLetsTalk

'Buffalo Tough' through the years

Jan 28, 2015

A photo gallery of #Buffalo people doing things in snowstorms while wearing minimal clothing ow.ly/I5P4o

‘Circus’ brings out silent types

bills.buffalonews.com — PHOENIX - You knew they would be doing their best stiff-arming, Bill Belichick from his podium at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day and Tom Brady from his. Those pesky questions about "Deflategate" were certain to come their way Tuesday, when the coach and the quarterback and the rest of the New England Patriots would face the largest throng of reporters and photographers they'll see all week.

Ask Pontiac about effect of dead stadium

buffalonews.com — If you thought dead malls were bad, try a dead stadium.Just ask Mona Hofmeister. She has been fighting for years to tear down vacant houses in her hometown of Pontiac, Mich. Her small city, north of Detroit, was once home to two things: the car industry and the Detroit Lions.Now,...
Jan 28, 2015

Nope, it's not too early to start talking about what happens to the Ralph if they build a new stadium. buffalonews.com/columns/denise…

Indoor track and field outlook / By Miguel Rodriguez

buffalonews.com — The story of how McKyla Brooks fell in love with track and field is the latest example of why it's good to listen to your mother.The Frontier senior tried the sport only after her mother suggested it to her prior to the start of the 2010-11 indoor season.

Bulls bedevil Broncos with defense

buffalonews.com — The University at Buffalo used its defensive quickness to weather a shaky outside shooting night and score a key Mid-American Conference victory over Western Michigan Tuesday.UB made 12 steals and forced 18 turnovers overall in defeating the defending MAC tournament champions, 77-71.... - The Buffalo News
Jan 28, 2015

RT @TBNSports: .@UBmenshoops bedevils Western Michigan with defense. UB moves to 13-6, 4-3 in @MACSports buffalonews.com/sports/ub-mens… http://t.co/pW3REuFkQT

High School scores and schedules for Jan. 28

buffalonews.com — Boys basketball Tuesday's games Yale Cup Division II City Honors 74, MST Seneca 63 Monsignor Martin Nichols 67, St. Francis 63 Canisius 85, Cardinal O'Hara 49 ECIC II Wmsv. South 65, Wmsv. East 51 ECIC IV Cleveland Hill 58, Eden 34 Niagara Frontier N.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @bufnewspreptalk: Tuesday's scores & today's schedules: buffalonews.com/sports/high-sc…. More details & nightly updates on our scoreboard page: h…

Sabres’ third period wilt keeps their skid going

buffalonews.com — CALGARY, Alberta - For 40 minutes Tuesday night, the Buffalo Sabres were in position to snap the most hideous losing streak in their history. But when it came to the third period, to winning time in what was a 1-1 game, the Sabres simply didn't answer the call. Buff...
Jan 28, 2015

RT @SabreSpace: Sabres’ third period wilt keeps their skid going: ‘The game was tied and the shots on goal were tied a... bit.ly/1z9lDza #Sabres

Jan 28, 2015

BN Sports -- The beat goes on for #Sabres: My story on third-period meltdown in Calgary as skid hits 12. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

Jan 28, 2015

BN Sports: My Web exclusive as #Sabres’ third period wilt in Calgary keeps their skid going. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

Daddario takes his turn in the winner’s circle

buffalonews.com — Sweet Home senior Mitch Daddario has always been there competing with the best distance runners, looking to make a name by trying to beat the biggest one out there.He didn't beat TJ Hornberger with a Section VI indoor track and field championship on the line, but was right there nip...

Silver is being ousted as speaker as Assembly Democrats move on

buffalonews.com — ALBANY - Assembly Democrats on Tuesday night settled on a plan to oust Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver next week, ending the political career of the longtime state government power broker whose rapid fall came just days after his arrest on federal corruption charges.Assembly Majorit... - The Buffalo News

High School Extra for Jan. 28: North Tonawanda outlasts Niagara Falls

buffalonews.com — Scoring points off its defense and settling the pace of the game helped North Tonawanda to a 69-63 overtime win over Niagara Falls in an NFL boys basketball matchup.The Lumberjacks went on a 10-2 run in the extra period to secure the win and move to 8-0 in league play."The...

North Tonawanda 69 Niagara Falls 63

Jan 28, 2015

RT @bufnewspreptalk: North Tonawanda earns big OT win at Niagara Falls. Great video & great pics from @hsjrphoto video.buffalonews.com/North-Tonawand… htt…

Andrew Galarneau's favorite pizza

Jan 28, 2015

My pick: La Nova's Beef on Weck MT @TheBuffaloNews: Galarneau's list of 10 favorite pizzas galleries.buffalonews.com/default.aspx?i… http://t.co/l7G1j1y34G

Sabres notebook: Gionta pained by watching team’s skid

buffalonews.com — CALGARY, Alberta - Brian Gionta sat and watched the last 13 games and, like many of you, he couldn't believe his eyes either. The Buffalo Sabres' captain saw his team go 1-12 after he was felled by a hit from Boston's Matt Bartkowski during a Dec. 21 game in TD ...