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, however.
Enjoy baseball? Cheer on the Buffalo Bisons, a Triple-A affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays.
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.
Within 90 miles of Buffalo, there are more than 650 life sciences companies, many of which collaborate with local research and academic institutions in a variety of industries, ranging from medical devices and biomedical informatics to drug development and biotechnology. These include more than 160 biomedical firms in the Buffalo Niagara region that employ more than 6,000 people.
The Buffalo Niagara region has nearly 1,000 life sciences graduates each year, plus tremendous academic and research talent in the neighboring areas of Rochester and Syracuse, New York and Toronto and Southern Ontario.