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Indigenous origins of lacrosse celebrated in Banditland

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — America’s oldest team game sprouted from this territory. Revered as a gift from the Creator to be used for enjoyment, medicine, communal connection and conflict resolution, the sport of lacrosse originated more than 900 years ago, bonding the Six Nations of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy. The Senecas were known as “Keepers of […]

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Hot streaks, cool feats: UB, Bona hoops teams extend winning runs

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The February freeze didn’t cast a cold spell on the UB Bulls and St. Bonaventure hoopers’ hot streaks. UB’s victory string in the month before March Madness is now the longest in NCAA Division I men’s basketball after the Bulls won their 13th consecutive February game, 85-76 on Saturday at Western […]

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Rasmus Dahlin’s Atlantic team wins NHL All-Star Game

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Detroit’s Dylan Larkin had a hat trick, Toronto’s Mitch Marner had three assists and the Atlantic Division topped the Central Division 7-5 in the All-Star Game final on Saturday. Buffalo’s Rasmus Dahlin had a goal in the final and an assist in the Atlantic Division team’s 10-7 semifinal to cap an […]

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Sabres Rasmus Dahlin slaps 102 mph shot at NHL All-Star Weekend

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin affirmed his All-Star ability on Friday night, placing second in the hardest shot event of the NHL’s skills competition in South Florida. Dahlin, who was a late All-Star replacement for the Sabres’ most powerful shooter, Tage Thompson, clocked in at 102.3 mph on his second slap shot. […]

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Niagara comes back to beat Canisius, extending recent supremacy in basketball rivalry

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — Greg Paulus has been a part of college basketball’s most storied rivalry on Tobacco Road. Now in his fourth season coaching Niagara, he’s come to appreciate a Monteagle Ridge tradition that dates back even further. Beating Canisius. “This is a unique and special rivalry,” Paulus said after Niagara rallied late on […]

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Josh Allen tied for 4th at Pebble Beach, 6 strokes back of Aaron Rodgers’ group

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Josh Allen was the clubhouse leader for a while after his second round Friday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Once the rest of the field finished playing, the Bills quarterback and his PGA Tour partner Keith Mitchell were tied with three teams for fourth place, six shots off the lead […]

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Sacred Heart’s Meghan Trapper: February Scholar Athlete

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Sacred Heart senior Meghan Trapper checks all the boxes; she has started on varsity basketball since freshman year, she’s the leading scorer, rebounder and a captain. Not to mention she recently scored her 1,000th career point. “I love how whatever you put into it you get out of it like you […]

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After decade of grind, Niagara alum Bernard seeing fruits of labor

LEWISTON, N.Y. (WIVB) — They say that all roads lead home. There’s parts of that saying that are true for Wynton Bernard. Bernard, an alumnus of Niagara, is entering his 12th season in professional baseball, but made his major league debut just last August for the Colorado Rockies. It’s rare for players to be in […]

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10 ways the Bills can save salary cap space to add pieces and finally win a Super Bowl

Bills GM Brandon Beane has his work cut out for him with the salary cap. But to win a Super Bowl, hard decisions will be necessary.

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Bills hire Joe Danna to coach safeties

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Bills made their first staff change of the offseason on Thursday, hiring Joe Danna to coach safeties. Danna, who has 15 seasons of NFL experience and coached the Texans’ safeties in 2022, replaces Jim Salgado, who was fired last week following the Bills’ season-ending playoff loss. Salgado just completed his […]

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