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FC Buffalo Women dominate in inaugural season

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — For the first time since 2017, women’s soccer players in Western New York finally have a place to play at the top level. This season, FC Buffalo fielded its first women’s team, completing the FC Buffalo family with the addition of FC Buffalo Women. “It’s so exciting. Finally, to have a […]

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99% of WNBA vaccinated against COVID-19, but what about other sports leagues?

The WNBA announced 99% of all players are vaccinated against COVID-19 — as other sports teams struggle to achieve herd immunity.

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Sabres make Don Granato full-time head coach

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The Buffalo Sabres named Don Granato head coach on Tuesday, removing the interim tag he carried after taking over for for Ralph Krueger during last season. The Sabres went 9-16-3 under Granato and finished in last place, but did show improvement under Granato’s watch. This will be Granato’s first NHL head-coaching […]

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Bills 2020 draft class rookie season review and expectations for year 2: RB Zack Moss

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – We haven’t seen Bills running back Zack Moss 100% healthy since the Wild Card Game against the Colts. That’s where he got a little taste of the playoffs last year but only a little after suffering an ankle injury in that game that cut his season short. He had surgery […]

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Bills 2020 draft class rookie season review and expectations for year 2: DE A.J. Epenesa

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WIVB) – Even though the Bills drafted Greg Rousseau and Carlos Basham this year with back-to-back picks, that doesn’t mean they’re down on A.J. Epenesa he looks to play an even bigger role this season. Epenesa had an up and down rookie season and that’s not surprising for a few reasons. He […]

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Buffalo Beauts sold to new owner

The Buffalo Beauts are one of the NWHL’s “Founding Four” teams that competed in the league’s first season, which took place from 2015-2016.

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Sullivan: Fond memories linger at Cazenovia Park, a hot spot for area golf pros

Ed Pfister has a lot of stories to tell. You know how most golfers like to gamble on the course? He took it quite literally as a boy in the ’50s. “When I was 12 or 13, we used to have poker and craps games on the eighth fairway at Caz Park,” Pfister recalled. “Right […]

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After fainting in the pool, Kenmore’s Anita Alvarez awakens to another Olympic dream

The obvious question was how it felt. What was it like when Kenmore native Anita Alvarez fainted in the pool near the end of her artistic swimming routine at the Olympic qualifier in Barcelona?  “I honestly thought I was asleep,” Alvarez said by phone from California. “I started hearing people saying, ‘It’s going to be […]

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Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame introduces the Class of 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – On Wednesday the Greater Buffalo Sports Hall of Fame introduced its 12 inductees for the Class of 2021 and there are some big names on this list as well as an inspiring and influential University at Buffalo football team. Mike Robitaille needs no introduction to hockey fans here in Buffalo. He […]

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There’s a small memorial outside of KeyBank Center in honor of Rene Robert

(WIVB) – As of Wednesday morning, there’s a small memorial outside of KeyBank Center in honor of Sabres legend Rene Robert, who passed away after being hospitalized for a heart attack. Sabres legend Rene Robert passes away One of the members of the French Connection, Robert was a fan favorite during his playing days and […]

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