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Sabres’ Rasmus Dahlin replacing injured Tage Thompson in NHL All-Star Game

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Rasmus Dahlin is an All-Star after all. The Sabres’ top defenseman will replace leading scorer Tage Thompson at the NHL All-Star Weekend in Florida after Thompson sustained an upper-body injury Wednesday night in Buffalo’s last game before the break, a 5-1 loss at home against Carolina. The 22-year-old Dahlin was an […]

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Tage Thompson injured in Sabres’ loss before All-Star break

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Sabres stumbled on the verge of entering the All-Star break in playoff position. And shooting star Tage Thompson’s status for the NHL’s showcase event is uncertain after he was unable to finish Wednesday night’s game due to an upper-body injury. Snapping a six-game point streak with a 5-1 home loss […]

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Girls flag football state championship approved, starts in 2024

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — High school girls flag football players will have a New York State championship to contend for in 2024. The NYSPHSAA made the move official after a unanimous in-favor vote during its quarterly executive meeting in Saratoga on Wednesday. It comes as girls flag football numbers continue to grow throughout the state. […]

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Gisele Bündchen reacts to ex Tom Brady announcing his retirement for 2nd time

In a brief video posted on social media, Brady told fans he is hanging up his helmet after 23 seasons in the NFL, and thanked them for their support.

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Sabres’ ascent ‘should continue for the next decade’ says TNT host, UB grad Liam McHugh

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — When Liam McHugh shifted to full-time NHL coverage in 2011, the University at Buffalo graduate was excited to reconnect with his college town. “This is great,” McHugh thought to himself after attending a Sabres game in Philadelphia. “I’ll be getting back to Buffalo all the time for playoff hockey.” McHugh didn’t […]

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“Damar’s Law” would require AEDs at school sporting events in Hamlin’s home state

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to ensure all school sporting events have the technology needed to potentially save lives. Following the on-field cardiac arrest of Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin, Pennsylvania State Senator Marty Flynn (D) says he plans to introduce legislation to require automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at school sporting events. […]

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Catching up with Western New York’s college basketball teams

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — March Madness is a month away. Now that the Bills are done playing and the Sabres are going on break, college basketball season comes into focus in Western New York. Entering February, an inflection point on the postseason march, here’s a glance at how the local Division I teams have fared […]

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Tom Brady retires, insisting this time it’s for good

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady, who won a record seven Super Bowls during his time in New England and Tampa Bay, has announced his retirement. Brady — the most successful quarterback in NFL history, and one of the greatest athletes in team sports — posted the announcement on social media Wednesday morning, a brief […]

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Remembering Some Guys: Jerry Butler

(WIVB) — Jerry Butler calls himself an “adrenaline junkie.” That’s why that after a long career in football, that included an eight-year playing career with the Bills, shaped him into running a business to help today’s generation of football players. Butler played for the Bills from 1979 until 1986 as a wide receiver and turned […]

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Bisons announce promotion schedule, ticket flash sale

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Ahead of the 2023 season, the Buffalo Bisons have announced the first wave of promotions and events as well as a ticket flash sale. The team will have 13 Friday night games with fireworks, as well as Buffalo summer staples in Star Wars Night on June 3 as well as Independence […]

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