Book Review: 24

By Budd Bailey My favorite quote about baseball legend Willie Mays comes from, of all people, actress Tallulah Bankhead, Apparently around 1962, she said something like “There have only been…

John Muckler remembered

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist I distinctly remember the first time I ever saw John Muckler in person. It was on November 12, 1989 in Memorial Auditorium. I…

Stone Cold Locks (Week 17)

By Bob Gaughan 2020 record 39-40-3 2019 Record 62-41-2 2018 Record 72-50-3 Mr. Over/Under: New Orleans -6.5 over Carolina If you were with us 17-weeks ago, you’ll recall that when…

The Year in Sports Books

By Budd Bailey If you’re anything like me, you probably have had time to do some reading in the past several months. Funny how a pandemic frees up time for…

A unique hockey season begins

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist The hockey drought is about to end. The Buffalo Sabres haven’t played a game since mid-March, the longest break in their history. That…

The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball

By Budd Bailey, Buffalo Sports Page Columnist The new book, “The Seasons of Buffalo Baseball,” is something of a tribute to Joe Overfield, the legendary late local baseball historian. Here’s…

Review: Hockey’s Hot Stove

Review by Budd Bailey Sometimes good information from Al Strachan can pop up when it is least expected. Here’s an example. Strachan writes in his book, “Hockey’s Hot Stove,” about…