UB has a finishing kick

By Budd Bailey It was the first time all night that the University at Buffalo men’s basketball team had reason to be nervous. The Bulls had been in control throughout…

Niagara downs Canisius

By Budd Bailey Niagara and Canisius both needed a win when they renewed their rivalry on Thursday night at the Gallagher Center. But more importantly, they needed a little normalcy….

Book Review: The Big East

Review by Budd Bailey Talk to any basketball fan who was around in the 1980s, and they’ll immediately become nostalgic when the Big East Conference is brought up. The league…

Covid-19 takes a toll at UB

By Budd Bailey On the list of “jobs I’d rather not do, thank you,” which includes such professions as garbage collector, door-to-door salesman, heart surgeon, mountain climber, and “celebrity journalist,”…

A tale of two finishes

By Budd Bailey The game of basketball has been evolving ever since James Naismith first nailed up those peach baskets to the balcony more than a century ago in Springfield,…

Book Review: Getting to Us

Review by Budd Bailey The bookstores have a very big selection of books on leadership, mostly in the business sense. Not all of them have connections to the sports world,…

Book Review: Fight Songs

Review by Budd Bailey “Fight Songs” is a complicated book … and not just because that big word is included in the subtitle. Ed Southern is one of those serious…