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.
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.
Our own UB Bulls
compete in the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference.
Many other area schools also have active collegiate sports
programs, including Buffalo State College, Canisius College,
Niagara University and St. Bonaventure University.