National Football League coaches maintain their business is a fraternity and it’s created by the itinerant nature of the job. It’s true of head coaches and assistants alike.
It will be interesting to see the Bills’ first injury report come tomorrow as they prepare to meet the Ravens Sunday afternoon in Baltimore.
This one really hurt … as in that 9-6 loss last season at Jacksonville painful.
The big off-season question for Bills fans was how the team would fare having lost offensive coordinator Brian Daboll to the Giants head-coaching job.
My tree stand was an old, gnarly beech I’d been barely able to climb by using another tree leaning against it.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — For all the jubilation over the Bills’ 41-7 victory against Tennessee Monday night at Highmark Stadium, there was an undercurrent of worry by Buffalo’s coaching staff.
To be sure, over the years, coach Bill Belichick, from his staff with the Patriots, has turned out dozens and dozens of talented coordinators and assistants.
Physical activity has always been a staple of Jim Farr’s lifestyle.
I was an innovator at the time, but never cashed in on the opportunity — the story of my life, I suppose.
As impressive as the performance was, it almost got lost in the glittering effort put out by the Bills offense in last Thursday’s 31-10 domination of the defending Super Bowl champion Rams at …
Sundays such as yesterday are my absolute favorite.
It’s not been two full days since the Bills laid a 31-10 smackdown on the defending Super Bowl champion Rams, Thursday night in Los Angeles, and there’s still so much to unpack.
The cell phone rang and, after a brief struggle to remove it from my cargo pocket, a quick glance showed it to be good friend Jim Zirkle.
OLEAN, N.Y. — Finding a main speaker for Monday night’s dinner following that afternoon’s Coaches vs. Cancer 716 Golf Classic at Bartlett Country Club was a no-brainer for Mark Schmidt.
People are born with certain genetic predispositions.
Short of an injury to quarterback Josh Allen, it’s hard to imagine the Bills getting off to a worse start to the 2022 season than the one that’s currently unfolding.
PORT ALLEGANY — Just so you know, this column isn’t about sports, but since it’s my space, I’m devoting it to the passing of a friend.
The sun was high in the cloudless sky, beating down upon me without pity.
Those of us who were Ithaca College freshmen in the 1963-64 academic year, and cared about baseball, knew the legacy.
OLEAN, N.Y. — If there was any doubt about the success of last year’s inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer 716 Golf Classic at Bartlett Country Club it was answered this past Monday.
The alarm blared, and I rolled over and stretched out my hand to silence the din.
At the very least, each had his highlight reel moment that made waves on social media.
When you spend hours, days, weeks fishing and making thousands of casts over many years, some strange things happen.
OLEAN, N.Y. — It’s hard to imagine that the 86th Southwestern New York-Northwestern Pennsylvania Men’s Amateur Golf Tournament could have been much better, given the circumstances.
You have to admit, Sue Robinson, the NFL’s disciplinary officer, really threw the booklet at Deshaun Watson eight days ago.
There is little doubt our favorite muskie lure on Buckhorn Lake, Ontario was the J-13 jointed Rapala.
We should have seen Hollidaysburg’s upset coming.
Some thoughts on the passing of basketball legend Bill Russell and the discouraging end to the Olean Oilers season.
Leslie Frazier likely knew the question was coming, though he’d answered it as evasively as possible last spring.
Little League Baseball can use whatever justification it wants.
There are all sorts of sayings about almost every subject.
I was walking a Rhode Island trail this week, paralleling an ancient stone wall.
The countdown is in its final few days.
It’s not without irony that two beloved Bradford High School football coaches, who led the Owls for 26 consecutive seasons, passed away within five months of each other, both at age 83.
Some random thoughts from the past week: