DIGITAL & PRINT
Written work with multimedia supplements and more.
SHOOTING FOR THE STARS: ORANGE ICE HOCKEY PLAYER PREPARES TO GO PRO
January 28, 2020
Toner covered the first women's exhibition at an NHL All-Star event. He connected on-site developments to challenges facing Orange players back in Syracuse and filed this digital column from St. Louis.
OFFENSIVE STARS TRANSITION INTO DEFENSIVE STALWARTS
November 30, 2022
Toner reflected on star player trends that gave the league's best teams a special edge in 2022. He spoke to team leaders and All-Stars to produce this multimedia column.
FRESHMAN HOCKEY PLAYER ON PACE FOR RECORD-SETTING SEASON
February 6, 2020
Toner discovered that a star freshman was approaching a previously undiscovered record. He spoke to team leaders and the rookie defender to produce this multimedia column.
WAY TOO EARLY 2020 AUDL BREAKOUT PREDICTIONS
January 13, 2020
Marketing leaders at the country's first professional ultimate Frisbee league have asked Toner to produce digital content supplementing their weekly broadcasts. After checking in with sources around the league, watching old game film and sifting through statistics, he created this early look at teams and players poised to break out in the coming season.
CONSTRUCTING BUFFALO SABRES GM KEVYN ADAMS’ 2020-21 REPORT CARD
January 18, 2021
After analyzing contract data, player quotes and emerging statistics, Toner identified four key questions to help Sabres fans evaluate their new general manager's first season at the helm.
BUMP AND GRIND
USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate, selected Toner to cover its DI College Championships events. In addition to daily previews and recaps, he wrote championship team profiles for USA Ultimate's quarterly magazine, including this feature on Pittsburgh's road to a repeat.
FOUR REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO BE WATCHING NETFLIX'S "DRIVE TO SURVIVE"
March 11, 2020
Cut from the cloth of HBO’s 24/7 and Amazon Prime’s All or Nothing, Netflix docuseries Drive to Survive relies on largely unfettered access to chronicle top competitors over the course of a season. Rather than following a single team, though, Drive to Survive details the trials and tribulations of nearly every team on the Formula 1 grid.
9 FORMER SABRES CHASING THE STANLEY CUP
July 31, 2020
As the Stanley Cup Playoffs began without the Sabres for the ninth consecutive season, Toner zeroed in on nine Buffalo veterans still skating with a chance to hoist Lord Stanley.
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS OWNER ROCKY WIRTZ UPSET BY SEXUAL ASSAULT QUESTIONS
February 3, 2022
The Chicago Blackhawks had hoped to move forward from a sexual assault scandal, but owner Rocky Wirtz’s public comments at a town hall event raised new questions about the organization’s culture and ability to protect its players.
HAMILTON, VERSTAPPEN BATTLING TO WIN HISTORIC FORMULA 1 TITLE
December 11, 2021
With an historic Formula 1 championship bout coming down to the season's final race, Toner surveyed the competitive landscape to help new and casual fans get up to speed before the finale.