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New wave of Australian punters arrives in the U.S.

...Hungarian Pete Gogolak.Gogolak's soccer-style success at Cornell in 1961 and then the professional ranks with the AFL's Buffalo Bills started the dominoes quickly falling. Norwegian Jan Stenerud quickly followed and developed into the NFL's greatest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-27/new-wave-australian-punte
Capitals among East contenders; West race too tight to call

...stretch, getting ready for the playoffs."Not all will make it.There is a race to watch at the other end of the standings. Buffalo (14-30-3) and Edmonton (12-26-9) have been locked in a battle for futility and, more important, the right to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-26/capitals-among-east-conten
American presence at NHL All-Star Game will be stronger than ever

...include some of the biggest names in the sport: Chicago right wing Patrick Kane and Columbus left wing Nick Foligno (both from Buffalo, N.Y.), Toronto right wing Phil Kessel and Minnesota defenseman Ryan Suter (both from Madison, Wisc.), and others...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/hockey/2015-01-23/american-presence-nhl-all-
Broncos buck the trend in hiring new coach

...gone to men with defensive roots: John Fox in Chicago, Jack Del Rio in Oakland, Jim Tomsula in San Francisco, Rex Ryan in Buffalo and Todd Bowles with the Jets.Oddly, every one of those teams also had trouble on offense in 2014.So did the Falcons...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-20/broncos-buck-trend-hiring-new
Reports: Kyle Shanahan to become Falcons' offensive coordinator

...coach Kirby Wilson, San Francisco offensive coordinator Greg Roman, former Buffalo head coach Doug Marrone, Oakland offensive coordinator Greg Olson, former Buffalo offensive coordinator Nathaniel Hackett, Jets running backs coach Anthony Lynn...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-19/reports-kyle-shanahan-become-
Packers, Seahawks have long been on collision course

...season, that's a normal college season for these guys, and you haven't seen it."THANKS, BUFFALO: Seattle ultimately owes thanks to Buffalo for Sunday's title game being played at CenturyLink Field. The Bills' victory over Green Bay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-17/packers-seahawks-have-long-be
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman still confident he will play in Super Bowl

...Wednesday.The Bears interviewed Gase for head coach. He also had head-coaching interviews with the San Francisco 49ers, Buffalo Bills and Atlanta Falcons.Gase comes to Chicago after six years in Denver. The last two was as offensive coordinator, during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-21/seahawks-cornerback-richard-s
In NY, debate flows over 'below minimum-wage'

...and is expected to vote on the increase to $7 in the coming weeks.Dominic Ruzzine runs the Rock Bottom Eatery outside of Buffalo. He said significantly higher wages would ? over time ? erode the American tipping tradition."In Canada, they make...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-01-18/ny-debate-flows-over-below
Big 5 pass cost of attendance measure as NCAA autonomy begins

...as a sophomore in 1992, and he now ranks fifth on Michigan's career rushing list.Wheatley coached running backs for the Buffalo Bills from 2013-14. Before that, he coached running backs at Syracuse, Eastern Michigan and Ohio Northern. He was also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2015-01-17/big-5-pass-cost-attendanc
Patriots clobber Colts to win berth in Super Bowl

...Beli chick's sixth visit tied him with Don Shula's for most by a coach.The biggest blowout in AFC title history was Buffalo's 51-3 win over the Los Angeles Raiders in the 1990 season.For Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, it was the worst game...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2015-01-19/patriots-clobber-colts-win-be