Saturday, April 19, 2014

'East Brady, Pennsylvania' photo (c) 2012, Doug Kerr - license:

Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly is expected to receive a hero's welcome when he returns to Western New York on Saturday evening.

Buffalo News reporter Tim Graham broke the news Friday night that Kelly will fly into Prior Aviation - a private airfield adjacent to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport - at 5 p.m. in order to be home for Easter. Fans are expected to gather near the airfield to greet... Read at Bills 101

'Nelson Mandela' photo (c) 2008, South Africa The Good News - license:

After serving 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela made a special trip as a free man in 1990. Mandela traveled to the United States for his first trip outside of South Africa since his release. Mandela came to the "old" Yankee Stadium on June 21, 1990. On Wednesday the Yankees returned the favor and enshrined the legendary world leader, with a plaque in Monument Park.

Upon his death last year, the Yankees felt that they wanted to... Read at Yankees 101

'Avery Bradley and Jordan Crawford' photo (c) 2011, Keith Allison - license:

Avery Bradley's offense was always the question mark. The All-NBA defensive talent needed to close the gap between his defensive prowess and his offensive ability. The 2013-14 season, while still hampered with injury for Bradley, was a step in the correct offensive direction.

Some people have said that Bradley's shooting returned to the level it was at in 2012-13. That's true to an extent. His shooting percentages are very similar to what they were two seasons ago. 

Read at Celtics 101

'Luke Adam' photo (c) 2012, grilled cheese - license:

The Rochester Americans clinched their third straight AHL playoff berth Friday night with a 5-1 win in their home finale over the Syracuse Crunch.

The Buffalo Sabres' top farm team scored three first-period goals to cruise to its seventh win in the last eight games. A season-high crowd of 9,518 also helped the Amerks secure a 22-10-3-3 home record.

Tim Schaller, Luke Adam and Brayden Irwin scored the only goals Rochester would need to give the home... Read at Sabres 101

'Nico Rosberg' photo (c) 2010, Nic Redhead - license:

Qualifying for the UBS Chinese Grand Prix on Saturday around the Shanghai International Circuit was competed under wet track conditions due to falling rain and it was Lewis Hamilton, who led every session including a lap of 1:53:860 in Q3 to earn the Mercedes driver the pole.

It is the third pole of the season in the first four races for Hamilton and the 34th of his Formula One career. It was also the third qualifying session of 2014 that has been competed in the rain.

Daniel... Read at Motorsports 101