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Blue Jays staying in Buffalo through July 21

BUFFALO (WIVB) — The Blue Jays announced Monday that they’ll be playing in Buffalo through at least July 21’s series against the Boston Red Sox, and they’ll be able to fill the stadium to 80% capacity. Tickets for all upcoming games go on sale Tuesday to season ticket holders and Thursday to the general public […]

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Canada grants NHL cross-border travel exemption for playoffs

(AP) — The NHL received an exemption from Canadian health officials allowing cross-border travel for teams starting in the semifinal round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, the league announced on Sunday. When in Canada, teams will be required to stay in a bubble and be tested daily for COVID-19, similar to the tight restrictions that […]

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Guerrero, Panik homer as Blue Jays outslug Astros 6-2

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Joe Panik homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Saturday. Panik’s tiebreaking three-run shot off José Urquidy gave Toronto a 4-1 lead in the fourth inning. Guerrero connected in the fifth, sending a two-run drive deep to left for his 18th homer. […]

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UB high jumper Brandon Burke set to compete at Nationals

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — After clearing all five heights in the NCAA preliminaries in Florida last weekend, UB senior high jumper Brandon Burke punched his ticket to Eugene, Oregon where he will represent the Bulls at Nationals next week. “It means a lot, because two years ago in 2019 I unfortunately didn’t qualify for the […]

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St. Joe’s topples St. Francis 9-6 to win Monsignor Martin lax championship

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — After one heck of a year, spring sports finally got a chance to play in a Monsignor Martin championship. St. Joe’s hosted St. Francis in the lacrosse title game on Thursday night. Early in the game, Tyler Smart comes around from behind the net and rips a shot into the bottom […]

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Nichols outlasts Sacred Heart to win Monsignor Martin lacrosse title

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Top seed Nichols and two seed Sacred Heart met on the turf on Wednesday afternoon for the Monsignor Martin girls lacrosse championship game. First half, Sharks on the offensive, Maria Salvo gets it to Isabella Judge on the elbow who then feeds it to Ava Verrastro for the quick stick goal! […]

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St. Joe’s downs St. Francis in semifinal doubleheader

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — St. Francis traveled to St. Joe’s on Wednesday afternoon for a doubleheader in the Georgetown Cup semifinals. Let’s get to game one’s action. Top of the first, Joseph Tobia goes three up, three down to open up the game with three quick strikeouts. Top of the second, St. Francis gets on […]

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Sabres win #1 pick in NHL Draft lottery

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Wednesday night was an offseason victory for the Buffalo Sabres, as they earned the number one pick in the 2021 NHL Draft. It’s just the fourth time in franchise history the Sabres will have the number one pick, and the first time since 2018 they’ve picked first. It was down to […]

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How the push to reopen the Canadian border affects the Blue Jays’ stay in Buffalo

Buffalo baseball fans hoping to attend as many Toronto Blue Jays games at Sahlen Field as possible should be keeping a close eye on what’s happening at the border between the United States and Canada.

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Coach K to retire from Duke after upcoming season

The winningest coach in college basketball history — Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski — will retire after this coming season, a source confirmed to Nexstar.