Buffalo is home to two major professional sports teams—the
Buffalo Bills and the Buffalo Sabres—and some of
the world’s most spirited fans.
Devotion to our hometown teams runs deep, creating a strong
civic bond among Western New Yorkers across all walks of life.
Our sports scene is not limited to football and hockey,
Enjoy baseball? Cheer on the Buffalo
Bisons, a Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets.
If lacrosse is your sport, root on the Buffalo Bandits, our
championship National Lacrosse League team.
The Football Club of
Buffalo plays a spring and early summer schedule at Robert E.
Rich Sr. All High Stadium.
Buffalo has also hosted several major tournaments, including the
NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament regionals, the
IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship and the NCAA Frozen Four.
Sixteen UB Bulls sports
teams compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference.
Many other local schools also have active collegiate sports
programs, including Buffalo State College, Canisius College,
Niagara University and St. Bonaventure University.