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Week Seven Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

Ryan Sullivan Whether it's the Chiefs at the top or the Browns at the bottom, it’s Week 7 and your fantasy team probably sucks. Here are some predictions so your friends will stop making fun of you. Top NFL QB’s Start: Cam Newton vs. CHI – Chicago has had a rough year to this point,… Continue reading Week Seven Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

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Lammers’ effect at Niagara felt almost immediately

Jamie Magone Fast. Aggressive. Relentless. Those are the traits that Head Coach Jason Lammers want to be the trademark of his hockey team, and those are the traits that he will attempt to bring to Niagara University. Coming off of his two seasons as head coach of the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the United Saints… Continue reading Lammers’ effect at Niagara felt almost immediately

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Michael’s contract draws comparisons to many others

Thomas Sirianno The 2015 NHL Draft featured two generational talents that were destined to be the face of whatever NHL franchise that they were selected to. Those players were Connor McDavid, who got drafted to the Edmonton Oilers, and Jack Eichel who was selected by the Buffalo Sabres.  Each player signed a three-year, entry level… Continue reading Michael’s contract draws comparisons to many others

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Student-Athlete Profile: Steve Casey

Men’s Soccer Goalkeeper Steve Casey talks Purple Eagles soccer and beyond in this edition of Student-Athlete Profile. Franklin Heinzmann If you’ve ever attended a Niagara University men’s soccer game, chances are you’ve seen the 6-foot-6-inch 210 pound animal that is Steve Casey in net for the Purple Eagles. Last season, Casey played in 16 games… Continue reading Student-Athlete Profile: Steve Casey

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Week Five Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

Ryan Sullivan Entering the fifth week of the NFL season, standings are shaping up, rivalries are heightening, and the competition hasn’t been stiffer. Here’s a list of who you should sit and who you should start. Top NFL QB’s Start: Matthew Stafford vs. CAR – Though Carolina has arguably, one of the best front 7… Continue reading Week Five Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

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Captain who?

  Thomas Sirianno After Brian Gionta was not resigned by the Sabres in free agency, the captaincy became available. Now, the newest Sabre captain still has not been announced. Last season, Ryan O’Reilly and Josh Gorges were the assistant captains, along with Kyle Okposo having the “A” on his jersey for select games. The Sabres… Continue reading Captain who?

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Student-athlete profile: Hailey Bicknell

Kevin Trala NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y — As the fall continues on and the weather cools o , the Niagara University women’s soccer team nd themselves nearing the mid-season mark. The Purple Eagles have started their season strong, only losing one in MAAC competition which came in mid Sept. against defending conference champions Monmouth. The ladies… Continue reading Student-athlete profile: Hailey Bicknell

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Featured International Players: Mbongeni Tshuna

  James Burns JB: What differences in the style of play did you see from Zimbabwe soccer to that of the US? MT: It caught me offguard how physical the game is. You can see it in the teams we play against, most teams go for size. That’s the style of play here. JB: So,… Continue reading Featured International Players: Mbongeni Tshuna

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Questions facing the Buffalo Sabres

Notable players who raise interesting questions for this season   Franklin Heinzmann The Buffalo Sabres kickoff the regular season on Oct. 5 at the KeyBank Center in downtown Buffalo when they play the Montreal Canadiens. Before the team takes ice, there are a few players that bring up noteworthy questions that need to be examined. Matt… Continue reading Questions facing the Buffalo Sabres

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Buffalo Bandits Offseason Recap

The Buffalo Bandits made multiple moves to prepare for the upcoming season after finishing in last place last season. Franklin Heinzmann Last season the Bandits finished dead last in all of the National Lacrosse League last season. The Bandits didn’t have a single player in the top ten goal leaders or assist leaders last season, last… Continue reading Buffalo Bandits Offseason Recap