Sal Maiorana

Biography

Sal Maiorana is a native of Buffalo, New York and a journalism graduate of Buffalo State College, class of 1984. He is currently in his 31st year as a sports writer for the Rochester (N.Y.) Democrat and Chronicle, and his primary beat for the past 27 years is coverage of the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills, making him the longest-tenured day-to-day beat writer in franchise history.

He is a 2009 inductee into the Frontier Field Walk of Fame which honors Rochester’s most decorated athletes, coaches, administrators, teams, and media personalities. He is also a two-time Rochester Press-Radio Club Sports Writer of the Year award winner, has been recognized once by the American Legion as Rochester's Sports Writer of the Year, once as the Rochester Media Association Established Professional honoree, and has won numerous New York State Publishers' Association and Gannett News Service citations for his work with the Democrat and Chronicle.

His freelance work has appeared in numerous publications and online web sites including The Sporting News, Golf World, Golf Week, USGA Journal, USA Today, PGA Magazine, Lacrosse Magazine, NFL.com, CBS Sportsline, and Pro Sports Exchange.

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Books

1968
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 86,510. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History, Nonfiction » History » American
Author Sal Maiorana's historical novel, 1968, is the story of one fictional family, inserted into the dramatic real-life events that took place in 1968, a year regarded as one of the most tumultuous and trans-formative in the nation's history. Sports writer Jack McDonald is the main character, and the book focuses on how sports helped Americans cope with all the upheaval around them.
Three Rivers, Three Rings
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 49,190. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
In the 1970s the Pittsburgh Steelers ruled the world of pro football as Chuck Noll's dynastic team won four NFL championships led by Hall of Famers like Terry Bradshaw, Mean Joe Greene, Jack Ham, and Franco Harris. This is the story of the magnificent 1978 team which defeated the Dallas Cowboys in Super Bowl III, earning the third ring for the men who made their living in the city of three rivers.
The Ultimate Season
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 114,830. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
In 1978, the fiercest of baseball rivals, the Yankees and the Red Sox, engaged in one of the most compelling races in baseball history, capped by Bucky Dent's unforgettable home run. All the drama of that amazing year is brought to life in 21st-century blog style fashion by three fictional characters - a sports writer, a female stadium vendor, and a bartender - and what a story they have to tell.
Game Night in Buffalo
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,600. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Although the record wouldn't indicate it, the city of Buffalo and the region of Western New York has enjoyed a long and storied sporting history, and Game Night in Buffalo is the proof. This collection of 25 never-to-be-forgotten games and performances will stir memories because they are events that have shaped Buffalo fandom and defined the parameters of bar room rants for generations to come.
Game of My Life - Memorable Stories of Buffalo Bills Football
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 79,270. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Since their inception in 1960, the Bills have represented Buffalo's heart and soul, and for a half century they have taken their loyal fans on the ride of a lifetime in building a storied history replete with excitement and fulfillment, but also heartbreak and frustration. In Game of My Life, 20 former players and coaches re-kindle memories of the greatest games and performances in Bills history.
Thank You Sabres
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,240. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
In just their third year of existence as an NHL expansion team, not much was expected of the 1972-73 Buffalo Sabres. But these upstarts, led by future Hall of Famer Gilbert Perreault, qualified for the playoffs and gave the fans of Buffalo a season they will never forget. When it was over, a sellout crowd at the Aud chanted “Thank You Sabres” and a love affair between town and team was born.
If You Can't Join 'Em, Beat 'Em
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 63,690. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
It has been more than 50 years since the birth of the American Football League, the rebel organization that was scoffed at during its infancy, but ultimately changed the landscape of professional football and made the NFL the most powerful sports entity in the world. Please enjoy this in-depth retrospective of the AFL's 10-year history that brings to life its greatest games and greatest names.
Quarterback Duel
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 44,180. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
Super sophomore Casey Carter wins the starting quarterback job at River View High, but jealous and vindictive senior Steve Northcutt staunchly believes he should be the starter and plots a devious scheme to derail Casey. In this fast-moving story, the two boys engage in a season-long conflict that hinders the Eagles in their quest to win the conference title.

Sal Maiorana's tag cloud

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