Getting ready for Madness

By Budd Bailey Gentlemen, start your madness. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament gets underway this way. We here in Buffalo are lucky enough to be involved in it again this…

Niagara hockey downs Canisius

By Budd Bailey As the playoffs approach in March, the pecking order in the Atlantic Hockey Association is quite clear. It’s as clear as mud. Entering the weekend’s play, the…

Niagara surprises Iona

By Budd Bailey Not too many Hall of Fame basketball coaches have turned up at the Gallagher Center at Niagara University for a game over the years. Even fewer Hall…

UB puts up a clunker

By Budd Bailey It was easy to determine what happened Friday night in the men’s basketball game between the University at Buffalo and Ohio University at Alumni Arena. The Bulls…

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,”…