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Beyond the Playbook
10:07 am
Mon September 15, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Bills enjoy emotional win

Mary Wilson, the widow of former Bills' owner Ralph Wilson, congratulates E.J. Manuel after the team's emotional victory over the Miami Dolphins.
Credit photo from Matt Sabuda

An emotional, electric crowd helped to carry the Buffalo Bills to a 29-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. On "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO, Matt Sabuda says the fans, and the moment, combined to create a distinct home field advantage for the Bills.

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Sports
5:48 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Don't have a Bills ticket? Be prepared to pay

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The Buffalo Bills open their home schedule this Sunday with a game against the Miami Dolphins and if you don't already have a ticket, you can expect to pay a premium on the secondary market.

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Sports
9:32 am
Fri September 12, 2014

'Beyond the Playbook': Preparing for the home opener

Calling it "generational electricity," Matt Sabuda says anticipation for Sunday's Buffalo Bills home opener may be at an all-time high. During "Beyond the Playbook" on WBFO's Morning Edition, Sabuda discussed the announcement that the Bills will be sold to Terry and Kim Pegula.

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Local
2:50 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

With Bills ownership resolved, stadium issue looms

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Now that Terry and Kim Pegula have been chosen to be the owners of the Buffalo Bills, one major issue that remains uncertain is where the team will play in future years. 

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Sports
3:25 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Pegulas reach 'definitive agreement' to buy the Buffalo Bills

Terry Pegula and his wife Kim are in line to buy the Bills, pending league approval.
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The owners of the Buffalo Sabres have been chosen to be the new owners of the Buffalo Bills. Terry and Kim Pegula have made the winning bid to take ownership of the storied NFL franchise.

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Sports
3:24 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Officials statements on Bills sale from team, Pegula, Trump and Bon Jovi

The Buffalo Bills and the team's likely incoming owner, Terry Pegula, both issued statements Tuesday afternoon, making their sale agreement official. Donald Trump and Jon Bon Jovi, who both lost out in the bidding process, also issued remarks.

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Buffalo Bills Sale
7:16 pm
Mon September 8, 2014

Pegulas, Trump and Toronto group submit binding bids for Buffalo Bills

Multiple bids were submitted Monday by prospective owners looking to purchase the Buffalo Bills from the estate of team founder Ralph Wilson.

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Beyond the Playbook
9:19 am
Mon September 8, 2014

'Beyond The Playbook': Bills beat the Bears

"This had all the hallmarks of a potential Bills loss," said Matt Sabuda during "Beyond the Playbook," WBFO's new weekly feature looking at the Buffalo Bills.

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Local
5:06 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Biopsies show Jim Kelly is cancer-free

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Former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly received good news Thursday, learning that the biopsies taken last week in Manhattan showed no signs of his oral cancer.

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Buffalo Bills
8:43 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Golisano reportedly drops his bid for the Bills

Tom Golisano is reportedly out of the process to buy the Buffalo Bills.
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Tom Golisano will not be the next owner of the Buffalo Bills. According to the Associated Press, the former owner of the Buffalo Sabres will not be making a bid on the NFL franchise.

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Local
5:39 am
Mon September 1, 2014

Bills set roster, practice squad

The Buffalo Bills have added quarterback Jeff Tuel and six other players to their practice squad.  All seven were cut by Buffalo on Saturday before rejoining the Bills on Sunday.

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Singer ousted from Toronto-based group
11:14 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Bon Jovi out as Bills buyer

Bon Jovi Free Zone Sign
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There has been a signficant change in the Toronto-based investment team that is pursuing purchasing the Buffalo Bills.

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Buffalo Bills
5:17 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Bills cut Quarterback Jordan Palmer, Punter Brian Moorman

Just days after he was signed, the Buffalo Bills released back-up quarterback Jordan Palmer Friday.

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Local
1:56 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

Kearns gains support in call for open stadium group meeting

Orchard Park Supervisor Patrick Keem, Erie County Legislator Lynne Dixon, and Assemblymen Michael Kearns and John Ceretto are calling for stadium group transparency.
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Assemblyman Michael Kearns now has the support of nearly two dozen fellow elected officials in calling for an emergency meeting of the New Stadium Working Group.

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Missed Saturday game; Meeting team officials today
10:55 am
Sun August 24, 2014

Buffalo Bills release Alan Branch

The Buffalo Bills have released veteran defensive lineman Alan Branch one day after he was arrested for drunk driving.

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Buffalo Bills
9:54 am
Fri August 22, 2014

Report: Three Bills bids all below $900 million

The list of bidders interested in the Buffalo Bills appears to be short. A national publication reports the bids are coming in below the expected sale price.

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Local
4:18 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

Hospital says 'no evidence' of Jim Kelly's cancer

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Initial exams at a New York City hospital show Jim Kelly to be cancer-free.

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Sports
5:17 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Report: Bills bidders to submit formal offers in two weeks

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A person familiar with the Buffalo Bills sale timetable tells The Associated Press that the process is entering the final stage with prospective buyers asked to submit formal bids in two weeks.

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Local
1:19 pm
Mon August 18, 2014

Kearns calls for Bills stadium group to hold open meeting

The New Stadium Working Group last met April 1.
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Assemblyman Michael Kearns is calling for an emergency meeting of the New Stadium Working Group be held in public. The advisory group, formed to explore whether a new stadium or a retrofit to Ralph Wilson Stadium is appropriate, last met April 1.

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Press Pass
5:30 am
Mon August 18, 2014

Press Pass: The politics of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz bucked prevailing opinion recently when he challenged the NFL's assertion that the Buffalo Bills need a new stadium. In this week's Press Pass on WBFO, Jim Fink of Business First discussed the delicate politics connected with the issue.

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Buffalo Bills Future
9:14 am
Fri August 15, 2014

UB professor confident in Bills' future in WNY

An expert in sports law believes the new owner of the Buffalo Bills, whoever that might be, won't be leaving the area anytime soon.

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Local
11:44 am
Thu August 7, 2014

Wilson trust presenting to prospective Bills owners

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The sale of the Buffalo Bills has entered the next phase with prospective ownership groups meeting with team officials to prepare their formal bids. 

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Buffalo Bills
8:25 am
Mon August 4, 2014

Bon Jovi letter draws criticism from Bills fans

A local group has been quick to respond to the hand of cooperation extended by prospective Buffalo Bills owner Jon Bon Jovi.

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Plans to follow sale process to completion
11:48 am
Sun August 3, 2014

Cuomo sends message: Keep Bills in Buffalo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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A statement has just been released from Governor Cuomo's office regarding the sale of the Buffalo Bills.

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Sports
3:13 pm
Fri August 1, 2014

Andre Reed prepares for HOF induction ceremony

Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver and pro football HOF inductee Andre Reed
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Former Buffalo Bills wide receiver Andre Reed will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame Saturday. The ceremony will take place in Canton, Ohio. It will be followed by a HOF football game on Sunday.

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Sports
1:05 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Report: Pegula submits initial $1.3 billion Bills bid

Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula
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Preliminary bids in the sale of the Buffalo Bills have been submitted and those bids start at over $1 billion. There were reportedly at least 15 interested in purchasing the team, but only three are known to have placed an official bid before Tuesday’s deadline.

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Sports
1:57 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Deadline passes for initial Bills bids

A 5pm Tuesday deadline has passed for potential buyers of the Buffalo Bills to submit initial bids.

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Buffalo Bills
7:46 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Dareus misses the start of training camp

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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is missing the start of training camp after failing his conditioning test.

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Local
7:58 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Mayor Brown offers thoughts on stadium plans

Mayor Brown addressed several issues at an appearance Wednesday.
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The developer who hired Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown's right-hand man, Steve Casey, has also hired one of the nation's top stadium design firms. The moves have sparked more speculation regarding the possible location of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills.

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Local
5:30 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Press Pass: Cuomo turns cool on new stadium

WBFO's Jay Moran speaks with Business First's Jim Fink on this week's Press Pass.
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Governor Cuomo made news on several fronts during his visit to Roswell Park Cancer Institute in Buffalo last week. Sparking the most speculation were his thoughts regarding the possibility of a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills. "I think he's being very realistic," said Jim Fink of Business First during WBFO's Press Pass.

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