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Collecting dust: UB rowing club continues to wait for decision from athletics on cut Division-I team's equipment

10/01/17 11:06pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

Every morning that former UB Division-I rower Natalie Howk arrives to her new club rowing team's practice, she sees her old team’s equipment -- worth tens of thousands of dollars -- going unused.

“That is really good equipment that we could be using, and it is really horrible that the university isn’t doing anything with it,” said Howk, a sophomore speech and hearing science student.

After UB cut the rowing team along with three other Division I teams last year, the equipment was left at the UB boathouse on Tonawanda Creek to be stored until the athletics department made a decision about what to do with it.


The Spectrum's Q&A with Athletic Director Allen Greene

09/28/17 9:47am

UB’s athletic department recently announced plans to begin building a field house on campus. The facility will be a total of 92,000 square feet and cost $18 million. It will be located just past the north end zone of UB Stadium. The Spectrum interviewed Athletic Director Allen Greene about the field house announcement.


Undersized is the perfect size

09/28/17 9:25am | By JEREMY TORRES

Emmanuel Reed is a redshirt sophomore seizing the moment, something his father instilled in him since he was young. Prior to this season, Reed hadn’t rushed for more than fifty-yards total. This year, Reed is the leading rusher on the team, amassing 240-yards in the Bulls first four games.


UB’s Judo family

09/25/17 11:24pm | By THOMAS ZAFONTE

The wrestling room in Alumni Arena transforms on Sunday afternoons. Wrestling is replaced with the martial art of Judo and the coaches with two black belt senseis. There they teach the discipline to any UB student who desires to learn.


Gridiron Report Card: Breaking down the Bulls 34-31 win over FAU

09/24/17 11:13pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (2-2) had a fantastic showing Saturday night as they got on their first winning streak in almost two years. New head coach Lane Kiffin and his Florida Atlantic Owls (1-3) came in with some hype but Buffalo was ready for them. The Bulls jumped out to a 14-0 lead. The Owls rallied back and the had things tied at half but the Bulls never trailed in the game.


Next man up: UB football pulls out 34-31 win against FAU

09/24/17 1:48pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (2-2) took control early Saturday night against the Florida Atlantic Owls (1-3) and jumped to a 14-0 lead in the first 10 minutes of the game.

The Bulls came out hot but it looked like it was about to all come crashing down when redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyree Jackson left the game right before half.


Fantasy Foresight: Fantasy football picks for week three

09/22/17 10:39pm | By JEREMY TORRES

It’s week three of the NFL season, and there’s been some really bad football as of late. Seven teams failed to put up more than ten points in week two, so choosing the right players to have breakout games is crucial. With stagnant offenses, fielding a competitive team this week will be based on match-ups more than ever. Whether you are looking for a week-by-week team to draft or players to be scared of during this week, this is the place for you.


The Edge: Buffalo vs FAU

09/21/17 12:26pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (1-2) are set to finish up their non-conference schedule this week when they host the FAU Owls (1-2) on Saturday evening. Buffalo secured their first win of the season last week as they rolled through FCS opponent, the Colgate Raiders (1-2) and they will look to keep up the momentum this week.


Chipping away at success: UB entrepreneurs prepare launch of their new game "Chip-Down"

09/21/17 10:10am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Bernard Cohen and Joe Ricciardi have found that success is a process with their new business and backyard golf game, Chip-Down. Cohen and Ricciardi, who are both in their fifth year of a combined mechanical engineering and MBA program at UB and launched their business on Kickstarter on Sept. 8 and already exceeded their $12,000 goal. They made a name for their product when they placed second in the Henry A. Penasci Jr. Technology Entrepreneurship Competition. Before its success, the product had some humble beginnings.


Big Play Bulls: UB football dominates Colgate 33-10

09/17/17 1:32pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (1-2) manhandled the Colgate Raiders (1-2) Saturday evening, coming away with a 33-10 victory at UB Stadium.

The Bulls opened up their season at home with 11,546 fans in attendance. Redshirt sophomore Tyree Jackson looked like it was a scrimmage for him as he accumulated 184 yards through the air and 97 on the ground plus two total touchdowns. He also completed passes of 58 and 46 yards.


Ethan Westbrooks, Kirk Cousins

Fantasy Foresight

09/14/17 12:40pm | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

Every year, fantasy football becomes a bigger part of the football watching experience. It creates a more dynamic way to watch games and allows the spectator to get involved.


Gridiron report card: UB vs Army

09/11/17 10:24am | By DANIEL PETRUCCELLI

The Buffalo Bulls (0-2) came to play against a tough Army Black Knights (2-0) team. They had the lead with four minutes left in the game but couldn’t hold on and eventually fell 21-17. They started fast and were up 17-7 in the first 20 minutes of the game. But they stalled out from there and eventually allowed two unanswered touchdowns in the fourth.