BUFFALO — If Magneuris Sierra and the Miami Marlins were looking for special souvenirs to bring home from their extra long road trip, they found them with a big extra-inning win and a hold on first place.

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The signage is familiar. And well, really, that's about it. But hey, it beats nothing. Or, to be more precise for the Toronto Blue Jays, it beats seeing their name on the bottom of a scoreboard in a visiting stadium for a game that is “home” in name only.

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It was announced Saturday that the Mid-American Conference (MAC) is canceling its fall football schedule, according to watchstadium.com. Due to health/safety concerns for coaches and players amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the MAC will look to bring back its season in the spring of 2021.

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There will be no fall sports at Niagara University or Canisius College in 2020.

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BUFFALO — The displaced Toronto Blue Jays will play in a minor league park in Buffalo this year after being turned down by the Canadian government and blocked to play in Pittsburgh by the state of Pennsylvania.

ORCHARD PARK — The Buffalo Bills announced on Thursday that they are deferring all season ticket memberships for the 2020 season.

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THIS IS the last of four stories in a series celebrating the tradition of the Porter Cup which has been played every summer since 1959. The 62nd tournament would have been played this week at Niagara Falls Country Club but was canceled because of the coronavirus.

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Trying to focus on something positive on the local high school sports scene, Section VI chairman Brett Banker made my day earlier this week when he pointed out that the massive influx of local, all-weather surface fields and facilities in this century gives administrators like him added flex…

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This is the second of four stories in a series celebrating the tradition of the Porter Cup, which has been played every summer since 1959. The 62nd tournament would have been played this week at Niagara Falls Country Club but was canceled because of the coronavirus.

This is the first of four stories in a series celebrating the tradition of the Porter Cup, which has been played every summer since 1959. The 62nd tournament would have been played this week at Niagara Falls Country Club but was canceled because of the coronavirus.

If everything goes the way New York State hopes and the delayed high school fall sports season opens Sept. 21, then Section VI is committed to a postseason, according to Section VI president Brett A. Banker.

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Empire 8, a Division III college conference comprised of Alfred University, Elmira College, Hartwick College, Houghton College, Keuka College, Nazareth College, Russell Sage College, St. John Fisher College and Utica College, announced Thursday that it will not hold a fall season due to the …

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BUFFALO — New Era Field will no longer be the name of the Buffalo Bills home stadium, after the global sports headware and clothing apparel company asked to be released from its naming rights and sponsorship agreement.

LOCKPORT — It's extremely hot again this time of year, but there's not a lot of activities to choose from due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tim Madsen spent 11 years at Niagara University, both as a player and a coach for the Purple Eagles hockey team. After leaving the area in 2016 to go back to his native Minnesota and coach in the North American Hockey League, Madsen is back, and still working in hockey. Now, however, instead…

The National Junior College Athletics Association is moving forward with its plan to hold all "close-contact" sports in spring for the 2020-21 academic year, it announced Monday at the recommendation of its Presidential Advisory Council and Board of Regents.

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference turns 40th during the 2020-21 academic year, and as part of the celebration, it's recognizing standout players and coaches from former and current member schools in all of its sports.

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Mass gathering restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic has forced the postponement of the 2020 World of Outlaws racing series event late this month at Ransomville Speedway.

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The New Jersey Devils hired veteran coach Lindy Ruff on Thursday to take over one of the NHL's youngest teams and removed the interim tag from Tom Fitzgerald's title as general manager.

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LOCKPORT — The Cornerstone Training Center downtown has starting back up with limited weekly training sessions for individuals looking to get back into the swing of working out.

Niagara County Community College sophomore wrestler Jordan Bushey was recently named Region III Male Athlete of the Year following a vote of regional athletic directors.

Officials at Ransomville Speedway are planning for a 2020 season, even as they await word from New York State on the return of racing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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As a retiring math teacher at Lockport High School, you might think Dan Petock would have been an Xs and Os kind of baseball manager, but nothing could be further from the truth.

The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference has set Sept. 11 as the date for members schools to begin playing games in fall sports.

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As MLB and the players union haggled over a 60-game season this week, it was unclear what kind of baseball season was in store for the game’s long-suffering fans. But whatever happens, it’s bound to be a bummer for trivia buffs.

A pair of local high school seniors, Adrianna Frerichs of Wilson and Anthony Haak of Lockport, have been chosen winners of the 55th Annual Thomas E. Hewitt Sports Awards.

In its current state, the COVID-19 pandemic won't disrupt fall sports at Niagara County Community College.

Most things will be very different in just a few more months for Lockport High School's all-everything senior Jasmine White, but she's headed to a place called “Wilson” after all, so in a sense, she can always feel a little closer to her Niagara County roots.