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Fantasy football players to watch 13

By Ryan Sullivan The fantasy football regular season is almost over and you’re either competing for the playoffs or playing spoiler against your friends. Here’s my start/sit for the final weeks of your season. QB’s Start: Phillip Rivers (LAC) – Though the Chargers started poorly, they’re still in the hunt and have both sides of… Continue reading Fantasy football players to watch 13

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Student-athlete profile: Matt Scott

By Kevin Trala NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y - Basketball season snuck up rather quickly for some and others it felt as if it has been way too long, but for 6-foot-4-inch southpaw Matt Scott and the Purple Eagles, hooping never stops. Hailing from Brooklyn, where the blood of basketball runs deep, and is the place where it… Continue reading Student-athlete profile: Matt Scott

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Why the Sabres are doing so badly

The three reasons the Buffalo Sabres are underwhelming this season By Franklin Heinzmann BUFFALO,. N.Y. - It would be very surprising if this team managed to finish 26th overall this season, with how bad the Sabres have played. The Sabres are cellar dwellers in the Eastern Conference once again. This can be attributed to an… Continue reading Why the Sabres are doing so badly

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Niagara hockey showing consistent signs of life

The Purple Eagles are off to their best start in recent years By Tom Sirianno NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - For the past several seasons, Niagara University hockey has had trouble coming up with wins. After only seven wins during the 2014-15 season, six in 2015-16, and five in 2016- 17, it was announced that long… Continue reading Niagara hockey showing consistent signs of life

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Senior spotlight: Bridgette Ehrmann

By James Burns NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - With a recent win against Waterloo, and completion of NUSD midseason meet at Akron, the veteran senior took some time to reflect on the program’s growth and this season’s potential success. JB: Now that the season is underway, what have you seen so far from the team? BE:… Continue reading Senior spotlight: Bridgette Ehrmann

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Let’s talk about “The Process”: and why Tyrod Taylor is the Bills biggest problem

BUFFALO, N.Y. - With the Buffalo Bills’ victory over the collapsing Chiefs in week 12, they improved to 6-5 on the season, just on the edge of the playoff picture. Buffalo is currently on a 17-year playoff drought, and if history has told fans anything, it’s that the Bills are doomed to repeat the same… Continue reading Let’s talk about “The Process”: and why Tyrod Taylor is the Bills biggest problem

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Week Nine Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

Ryan Sullivan Statistically backed up facts can only provide fantasy owners so much hope on a week-to-week basis, however, there’s plenty of luck involved in the game we love. Here are some picks backed by stats, and some picks that may be just a “gut feeling,” that even you may feel too. Top NFL QB’s… Continue reading Week Nine Fantasy Football: Players to Watch

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Bills Off to a Surprising Start

Thomas Sirianno USA Today predicted 4-12. ESPN predicted 6-10. Sports Illustrated predicted 4-11-1.   As of Week 7,the Buffalo Bills sit at 4-2,  and it is shocking to most fans.   After the Bills traded their top receiver, Sammy Watkins and their top cornerback, Ronald Darby for Jordan Matthews, EJ Gaines and select draft picks,… Continue reading Bills Off to a Surprising Start

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Purple Eagles basketball is back

Can they win it all this year? Kevin Trala Niagara University, N.Y. -- Coats are getting zipped up, gloves are becoming ideal and warm temperature is a thing of the past. The change of weather means a lot of things for people in WNY, but for those at NU, it's time for basketball.  The basketball… Continue reading Purple Eagles basketball is back

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Student Athlete Profile: Stanislav Dzakhov

Jamie Magone NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. -- The Niagara University men’s hockey team has not won more than seven games in a season during Stanislav Dzakhov’s time at Niagara. However this season the team has already won two games and looks to be much more competitive. Dzakhov played his first three years of hockey at Niagara… Continue reading Student Athlete Profile: Stanislav Dzakhov