Athletes

McKinley High School

Buffalo Public Schools are moving forward on efforts to improve sports in the school system, especially trying to make sure student athletes have the grades and game performance to be open to college scholarships.

Team USA

Athletes like Team USA's Adam Rippon are breaking barriers for LGBTQ athletes at this year’s Winter Olympics. A record number of 14 openly gay athletes are participating in this year’s games, twice as many in the 2014 games.

City Honors School

Buffalo Public Schools are continuing the push for more sports - for both sexes - and better sports performances, facilities, coaching and academics.

Empire State Winter Games

The Empire State Winter Games begin February 1. Three days earlier, a torch run will begin in Manhattan. That is just one of the changes organizers outlined today in Lake Placid, which will host the competition.

McKinley High School

Buffalo Public Schools want to make sure high school students who want to play college sports knows the rules.

BLACKBOX BIOMETRICS INC.

More and more companies have introduced impact sensors to monitor hits suffered by athletes during games and practices. The technology usually focuses on concussions, but as The Innovation Trail's Sasha-Ann Simons reports, one company is gearing its gadget to look at other brain injuries, too.


WBFO / WBFO News File Photo

US Senator Charles Schumer is focusing attention on safety concerns regarding a new peanut butter product.