Beauts can’t finish a comeback

By Budd Bailey It’s not too easy for the Buffalo Beauts to receive much attention – especially right now. Western New York’s women’s hockey team always has had trouble finding…

Book Review: Conflicted Scars

Review by Budd Bailey The first person to come to mind when reading Justin Davis’ “Conflicted Scars” was Andre Agassi. Yes, the tennis player. Agassi wrote a fabulous autobiography called…

Remembering “Joe the Crow”

By Budd Bailey Hollywood loves to use the stereotyped slightly odd but still lovable uncle as a stock character of the supporting casts of movies. Think of “Uncle Billy” in…

Book Review: The Whalers

Book Review by Budd Bailey Ah, the Hartford Whalers. Or, as they were once called by Boston Globe hockey writer Kevin Dupont, “The Forever .500 Whalers.” The Whalers were around…

Book Review: 1972

Review by Budd Bailey Authors don’t often have the chance to take a second swing at a subject. It turns out that Scott Morrison is an exception. Back in 1989,…

Beauts take it outside

By Budd Bailey The Buffalo Beauts had been struggling during the course of the women’s hockey season. They came into Monday afternoon’s game with the Toronto Six with a 3-10-1…

Review: Finding Murph

Review by Budd Bailey “Finding Murph” is one sad story. It’s the latest in something of an informal series of articles and books on the problems in the form of…

Remembering Dave Miller

By Budd Bailey I’m never going to be able to watch “The Price is Right” again without thinking of Dave Miller. Miller, the former radio host of Buffalo Sabres’ broadcasts…