MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017By Patrick Moran

YANKEES: Yankees’ freefall persists as Michael Pineda and rally falter in loss to Rangers. BILLS:  As we grow up, we become increasingly aware of how unpredictable life can be. Even the best drawn up plan can succumb to change without a moment’s notice. It is for these reasons that we strive to live each day … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 24,2017

June 24, 2017By Patrick Moran

SABRES: The Buffalo Sabres drafted eighth Friday night, but they got the No. 3 ranked skater in North America. Buffalo picked Minnesota high school center Casey Mittelstadt. The 6-foot, 199-pound center had 21 goals and 64 points in 25 games for Eden Prairie. He was named winner of Minnesota’s Mr. Hockey award. BILLS: Led by … Read More

TV: Season 3 Of “The Ranch” Is Deceptively Intense (And Good)

June 23, 2017By Patrick Moran

(Warning: If you’ve yet to watch Season three of “The Ranch” on Netflix, it’s probably not a good idea to read this post, as many spoilers are included) In my opinion, there’s a tendency over the past several years of viewing television shows. Shows tend to peak over the first few seasons before considerably tailing … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#40) Tiffany – Could’ve Been

June 23, 2017By Patrick Moran

I’ve always found it peculiar how people remember things from your teenage years that seem so uneventfully random, particularly the older you get.  Considering I’m 46 this undeniably pertains to me. I distinctly recall an assembly while a junior at Lafayette High School in Buffalo. The gathering was for S.A.D.D. (Students Against Drunk Driving) and … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS: Bills beat reporter Matthew Fairburn took a trip to North Carolina to get know more about new team general manager Brandon Beane, and the result is an excellent must-read for any fan. BILLS: Head coach Sean McDermott says that nickel corner is a starting position on his defense, and Kevon Seymour looks like … Read More

Hot Taekery: Botts Did Right Thing With Ullmark

June 22, 2017By Patrick Moran

The Buffalo Sabres knew they were going to lose an unprotected player to the Las Vegas Golden Knights in the Expansion Draft Wednesday. They just weren’t quite sure who.  That question was answered as Vegas plucked 22-year old forward William Carrier from the unprotected list. To ensure Buffalo didn’t lose goaltender Linus Ullmark, GM Jason … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017By Patrick Moran

YANKEES: Backup catcher Austin Romine gave the Yankees a big lift in their 8-4 victory over the Angels Wednesday night to break a seven-game losing streak. BILLS:  Buffalo Rumblings takes a look at which undrafted rookies may end up making the Buffalo Bills 53-man roster.  It’s more than you think. SABRES: The Buffalo Sabres lost … Read More

MoranAlytics’ Must Reads For June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017By Patrick Moran

BILLS: Sal Capaccio takes a page from the NHL expansion draft playbook and forms a list of 10 players the Buffalo Bills would hypothetically protect if there were a NFL expansion draft. YANKEES: The Yanks are free-fallin, man. The bullpen imploded yet again and largely contributed to their seventh consecutive loss, 8-3 to the Angels.  … Read More