Buffalo Bills Offseason Recap

By Franklin Heinzmann BUFFALO, N.Y. – With the waves of the NFL free agency dying down, it provides a great window for us to look back at the moves the Bills GM Brandon Beane and company made this offseason to bolster the roster ahead of the 2020 NFL Draft and the upcoming season. Acquiring WR … Continue reading Buffalo Bills Offseason Recap

Niagara Power looking to get better on and off field this season

By: Lauren Templin NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - After winning last season’s New York Collegiate Baseball League Championship, the Niagara Power are looking to grow on and off the field. With the addition of Stu Pederson as manager, the fans will notice other changes this season involving in-game experience. Pederson is a retired baseball with Major … Continue reading Niagara Power looking to get better on and off field this season

Track & Field concludes indoor season

By: Spencer Swoboda NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - No championship season. No problem. The Track and Field team finished up the last of two indoor exhibition meets, both at The Rochester Institute of Technology, with positive results heading into the outdoor season. The exhibition series provided two new school records and many other championship-quality performances. Lauren McGrath’s … Continue reading Track & Field concludes indoor season

NU’s unique Sports Wagering situation

By: Kevin McDonnell NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y.- The month of March is in it's early stages and with its entrance comes one of the largest events in American sports: March Madness. For those who do not know, March Madness is when all the Division I NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Men's Basketball teams play for the … Continue reading NU’s unique Sports Wagering situation

Spring break baseball: MLB Spring Training preview

By: Mike Taber NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Now that the rain has cleared out of Florida, a baseball tradition that occurs every year can kick off: Spring Training. Over the next couple of months, Major League Baseball teams will be working out, signing autographs and playing each other in Spring Training. Players will perform at … Continue reading Spring break baseball: MLB Spring Training preview

Purple Eagles make national waves

Pictures by: Niagara University Athletics By: Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – Over the course of 72 hours, two teams representing NU upset two nationally ranked teams in two different sports. The Purple Eagles upset No. 14 Florida State 3-1 on the diamond, and the Purple Eagles upset No. 20 Sacred Heart 6-1 on the … Continue reading Purple Eagles make national waves

An XFL Primer

Image used under public domain NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - Don't fret football fans, the NFL season may be over but there is a new wave in the world of football: the XFL. All games take place on Saturdays and Sundays, and can be seen on most major television networks including ESPN, ABC, and FOX. The … Continue reading An XFL Primer

Student-Athlete Profile: Chad Veltri

Picture by: Dan Richeal By: Franklin Heinzmann NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. – When the Purple Eagles beat Mercyhurst 3-0 on Feb. 7, not only did the Purple Eagles get a crucial win over an Atlantic Hockey Association (AHA) opponent, but it also meant that Purple Eagles goaltender Chad Veltri earned his first career shutout. He followed … Continue reading Student-Athlete Profile: Chad Veltri

NU’s new Nest

Picture by: Spencer Vadnais By: Spencer Vadnais NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - The time had finally come. The final unveiling of The Nest, the newest lounge space for all NU students, was fast approaching. The cameras from local news stations slowly packed up and prepared to leave as students filed through the doors, the gravity of … Continue reading NU’s new Nest

In Memoriam: Kobe Bryant

Picture by: Keith Allison (CC BY-SA 2.0). By: Max Liebel NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. - I'll never forget the day I started really watching basketball. I understood the rules and how to play but it never really interested me until I was introduced properly to it. I was nine years old and my childhood friend, a diehard … Continue reading In Memoriam: Kobe Bryant