PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Black quarterbacks have come a long way in the NFL since Fritz Pollard became the first to play in the league in 1923 and Doug Williams was the first to start and win a Sup…
Oh, there have been larger upsets on paper.
Well, now we know who to blame.
Nick Sirianni is getting his flowers figuratively instead of thrown at his face.
You could see the effects on the scoreboard page of this newspaper in the fall.
The next Big 30 Football All-Star selection meeting is likely to be a bit quieter.
We can all agree the Hall of Fame, once considered Mount Olympus, has been busted down a rank in recent years.
There they were, side-by-side, atop Tuesday’s Times Herald obituary page … two similarly-aged, but very different men, who in their own way impacted sports in the Southern Tier.
It was back in the summer when Las Vegas announced that the Bills were the odds-on favorite to win the Super Bowl.
Defense stills wins in the playoffs.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — That cheering you thought you heard on TV every time the Bengals scored, Sunday afternoon at Highmark Stadium, was likely an echo from Kansas City.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Well, the Bills are right where they had hoped to be … playing at home in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The message was delivered after a 73-39 loss at Davidson College last Saturday.
The temperature in my home had dropped below 80; the wood stove might need stoking.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — There wasn’t a lot of celebrating going on in the Bills’ locker room Sunday afternoon.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — It began well before the regular season started.
A lot of times in sports, a team can be downright dominant in the regular season but, in the postseason, struggle to finish the mission.
Some memories never fade but remain clear and vibrant over the years.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Most assessments of Bills general manager Brandon Beane, despite the team’s recent success, view him as an “average” drafter overall, with the undeniable exception of his …
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Now we know.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — The Bills have never … ever had a season finale quite like this one.
Monday’s horrific incident involving Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin again reminded the sports world of the physical risk taken by playing many of our favorite games, especially football.
Back in the early 1990s when the Bills made it to four straight Super Bowls, an absurd scenario was replicated each year and it became a standing joke to me.
It’s become a cliche that late regular-season NFL meetings between contenders are “playoff games.”
I can always tell a die-hard hunter when I see someone carrying a flintlock.
Well, for at least one game, the Bills answered two of their season-long criticisms in emphatic fashion.
One of the penalties of joining the National Football League’s elite teams is that their schedules take on a dramatically-altered look.
Time is a river, which is fixed on this earth in a continuous forward motion.
A week ago, a friend of mine was fired from his jobs … all three of them … on the same day.
ORCHARD PARK — Some takes on the Bills’ dramatic 32-29 victory over Miami on Tyler Bass’ 25-yard field goal as time expired on Saturday night at Highmark Stadium:
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — It was a bad night for the students to be on break.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — There’s this perception that “every year the Bills play at Miami in the searing heat of the late summer and every year the Dolphins are at Buffalo in December.”
With rifle season ending Saturday, it was time to spend some time at camp.
Wherever Mike Leach went, offensive football changed.
The reception to even just the mention of their names might well be mixed.