The Bills Dispatched Snowmobiles To Get Players Out Of Buffalo

Once the NFL announced that Jets-Bills would be moved to Detroit, the Bills' concern turned toward figuring out how to actually get the team there. With a driving ban still in place—and many areas of Western New York still impassable, it's no small task to round up 50-something players, plus coaches and staff, and… » 11/21/14 3:24pm Friday 3:24pm

Looks Like Sunday's Bills Game Will Be Moved [Update: Yep]

It's still snowing in Western New York. (What the fuck, snow.) The Bills remain scheduled to play the Jets, but people are dying and trapped and stranded and there's probably no real reason 70,000 people should be on the road at the same time on Sunday. It's sounding like sanity is beginning to prevail. (Update, 4:36… » 11/20/14 2:20pm Thursday 2:20pm

The Bills Should Pay People to Dig Out Their City, Not Their Stadium

The Buffalo Bills are offering local residents $10/hour plus game tickets if they swing by Ralph Wilson Stadium and help dig out the arena before the football game on Sunday. The Bills should pay people to dig out their trapped neighbors, not their football stadium.http://thevane.gawker.com/western-new-yo... » 11/19/14 5:28pm 11/19/14 5:28pm

The Bills Are Planning To Play On Sunday Despite Being Relocated To Hoth

The bands of lake effect snow that have buried Western New York are not done—another couple of feet will fall tomorrow, meaning parts of the region will be covered in up to eight feet of snow. There's a football game scheduled for Orchard Park on Sunday, and the Bills are going to do everything in their power to… » 11/19/14 3:10pm 11/19/14 3:10pm

Lake Effect Snow: How Nature's Greatest Snow Machine Works

The above photo, taken from a plane above Buffalo yesterday by photographer Jeff Suhr, shows the brutal lake effect snow storm in effect over Western New York right now. Some areas are expecting up to six feet of snow by the end of the week. These snowstorms are among the most intense in the world, and the processes… » 11/19/14 7:33am 11/19/14 7:33am

Yasiel Puig Loves Playing In The Snow, Is Still A Giant Six-Year-Old

When we last checked in on Yasiel Puig's Instagram account, we found him proudly showing off all of his neat toys like a kid trying to impress the new neighbor boy. This one is mine. So is this one. Do you have this one? I got it for Christmas. Now, we find him frolicking in a patch of snow and continuing to be a… » 6/06/14 2:39pm 6/06/14 2:39pm

How Sochi Is Making It Snow in a Subtropical Resort

So far, the Sochi Olympics has had its share of difficulties. But there might be a sort of reasonable explanation for that! You see, while Sochi's organizers were letting everything else fall to the wayside, they were busy perfecting the one thing totally out of their control: the weather. Here's how Sochi—which is… » 2/06/14 4:47pm 2/06/14 4:47pm

Chipper Jones Rescued Freddie Freeman In The Snowstorm

A state of emergency has been declared in Georgia, as a rare snowstorm has dumped up to four inches across the state. Babies born on the interstate, hundreds of schoolkids unable to get home, and for Atlanta residents, it's a travel nightmare unseen in years. Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman was one of those… » 1/29/14 8:25am 1/29/14 8:25am

How a Giant Underground Air Conditioner Supplies Zermatt With Snow

Ski season and crap tons of snow don't always coincide with one another in the way resorts would like. That means they have to use the power of machines to manufacture snow. The resort of Zermatt, Switzerland, does that on a polar vortex-like scale, thanks to 1,000 machines pumping out 7 megawatts of power for oodles… » 1/24/14 11:15am 1/24/14 11:15am