1. No-Name Buffalo Bills Still Getting No Respect from National Media

    The Buffalo Bills are 4-1. Surprising, right? Well, of course it is. This is the Bills, after all, the team that missed the playoffs for the last 10 years. This is the team that went 4-12 after a 0-8 start last year...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about almost 3 years ago 788 reads 3 comments

  2. NHL: Watch out World, Here Come the Buffalo Sabres!

    Thomas Vanek did what Thomas Vanek does. He stood in front of the net, took the punishment and scored. Repeatedly. He stole the puck at center ice with less than a minute remaining and fired it into the empty net to seal the game...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 3 years ago 656 reads 7 comments

  3. NFL Pro Bowl: Without Super Bowl Players, Will We Watch?

    It's conventional wisdom at this point. It's a great honor to be selected to the NFL Pro Bowl. But playing in the actual game? Not so much. It used to be called "the forgotten game" of the season...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 3 years ago 1,284 reads 0 comments

  4. NFL Playoffs: Big Ben's Been There; Jets, Pack, Bears Haven't

    It's hard to believe that we're heading into Conference Championship week already. It's equally difficult to comprehend that the NFL playoffs will end up without three of the biggest quarterback names in the game hoisting the Lombardi Trophy...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 3 years ago 182 reads 0 comments

  5. NFL: In Defense of the Preseason

    Now that the 2010 NFL Preseason is underway with the Hall of Fame game in Canton last night and with talks of moving to an 18-game regular season, I figured now was the time to come to the defense of the preseason...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about almost 4 years ago 79 reads 0 comments

  6. NHL: Ryan Miller Didn't Need To Be Brilliant Against Stars

    You had a feeling it was coming. Ryan Miller played fantastically all through the Olympics and pretty well in the Sabres' last few games in the NHL. He had to have a bad one sooner or later...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 138 reads 0 comments

  7. A good problem for the Sabres: When Should Lindy Ruff Play Patrick Lalime?

    Well, they're back. January is just about over, and the Sabres have rebounded from their lackluster road trip with two straight wins over Eastern Conference opponents. Ryan Miller, predictably, has been a force in both of those games...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 250 reads 1 comments

  8. The Vacation: Experiencing Hockey without Rick Jeanneret

    Hi. My name is Matthew, and I'm a Rick-aholic. Sorry. I just had to get that off my chest. I've watched and listened to Sabres hockey since I can remember, and every game that I can remember has a great Rick Jeanneret call to remember it by...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 1,734 reads 5 comments

  9. A Jersey Dilemma: Tyler Myers or Ryan Miller?

    I recently made The Decision. It's the one every sportsfan makes at some point in their lifetime. I decided to buy a new Buffalo Sabres jersey. I have been wanting to for a few months now, but I finally think the time is right...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 579 reads 7 comments

  10. Hope and Change: What's Next For The Buffalo Bills?

    For the first time in recent memory, Bills owner Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. did something that shocked me. Yesterday, he fired the entire coaching staff. Everybody. He cleaned house in a big way...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 473 reads 1 comments

  11. Sabres' Kryptonite: Why Does Buffalo Weaken in Canadian Capital?

    The Sabres did it again. Despite coming into Monday night on a four-game winning streak, they did it again. Despite having beaten teams ranging from the East-leading Washington Capitals to the Montreal Canadiens, they did it again...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 112 reads 3 comments

  12. USA! USA! USA!: Ryan Miller's Case for the Olympic Start

    The chants were loud and raucous. "USA! USA! USA!" rang throughout the sold-out HSBC Arena. The fans had good reason to cheer. Ryan Miller had held the red-hot Washington Capitals and Alex Ovechkin scoreless into the third period...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 274 reads 2 comments

  13. Fewell Running Up the Score? Or: Why Schopp and the Bulldog Are Wrong

    By now, you've watched the game. You've read the recaps. You've heard the callers on WGR. The Buffalo Bills finally broke free of their fourth quarter doldrums and poured on 24 points in the final frame to beat the Dolphins...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 356 reads 6 comments

  14. First Look: Buffalo Bills Fire Head Coach Dick Jauron

    By now, you've probably heard the news. Dick Jauron is out as the head coach of the Buffalo Bills. To say that it was a move long coming is an understatement...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 102 reads 0 comments

  15. Ryan Miller: As Always, The Key To Sabres Success

    Yes, I know it's only November. I know the Sabres have only played 15 games. And yet, I can't help but be excited about this year's team. Maybe it's the fact that the Bills are so bad this year that I've moved on to hockey early...

    Matthew Young Written by Matthew Young about over 4 years ago 132 reads 0 comments