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Canisius outlasts St. Joe’s in Georgetown Cup slugfest

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — After Canisius came back from behind to take game one of the Georgetown Cup championship on Monday, St. Joe’s looked to win game two on Tuesday afternoon in order to force a decisive third game in the championship series. The Crusaders take advantage of St. Joe’s mistakes early. Bottom of the […]

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Sullivan: MLB games in Buffalo are a treat – but the action doesn’t meet the hype

Last weekend at the Porter Cup, I ran into my old pal Marty Shimmel, the tournament media director and a kindred spirit who grew up loving baseball and box scores as a child of the Sixties. We exchanged pleasantries and agreed that it had been an interesting baseball season. Then, at virtually the same instant, […]

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ADPRO Training Center will host Bills training camp again this summer

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) — On Monday, the Bills announced they are holding this year’s training camp at the ADPRO Training Center in Orchard Park. Officials say they informed St. John Fisher of their intentions over the weekend and appreciate their efforts to accommodate the Bills this summer. The team tells News 4 they decided […]

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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 […]