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Jon Bon Jovi is crediting the "evil genius" of Donald Trump for thwarting his bid to own the Buffalo Bills.

UB Athletics Director leaving for Alabama

Jan 18, 2018
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Reports out of Alabama say Auburn has found its next athletic director - in Buffalo.

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the mood around the team coming out of its bye week, the improving play of Kyle Okposo, and continuing trade rumors involving high-scoring forward Evander Kane.


The Buffalo Bills have hired their new offensive coordinator.

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The Buffalo Bills have fired one of their top coaches. The team announced Friday morning it has parted ways with offensive coordinator Rick Dennison.

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about some strong words from head coach Phil Housley following Tuesday's 7-4 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, the team's fifth straight defeat. Also, a scuffle between two players at practice and a call-up for one of the Sabres' best prospects.


Buffalo Bills General Manager Brandon Beane says the team is taking an accusation that offensive lineman Richie Incognito used racist slurs in Sunday's playoff game seriously.

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The NFL is looking into allegations that Buffalo Bills offensive lineman Richie Incognito used racial slurs against a Jacksonville Jaguars player in Sunday's playoff game, according to ESPN reporter Adam Schefter.

A 10-3 playoff loss at Jacksonville may have disappointed Buffalo Bills fans, but did little to diminish their passion. Analyst Matt Sabuda was among the thousands of locals who made their way to Jacksonville to witness the Bills' first playoff appearance in nearly 18 years. Sabuda said it was great to be at the game and "even greater to be a Buffalonian."


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All good things must come to an end. After a week of celebrating the Bills' first playoff appearance since 2000, they lost a low-scoring game to the Jacksonville Jaguars.

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Buffalo Bills playoff fever has been running non-stop since last weekend, when the team clinched its first National Football League postseason appearance for the first time in a generation. Given the 17 seasons during which Bills fans could only watch other teams contend, this weekend will be start of a new family tradition for many.


The Buffalo Bills are headed to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars in their first playoff appearance since 1999. WBFO's Howard Riedel previewed the game with analyst Matt Sabuda, who will be there to bring back all the details. Although the Jaguars are favored, Sabuda says the scoreboard may end favorably if the Bills can force Jacksonville into mistakes.

Daltons thank generous Bills fans in area billboards

Jan 4, 2018
The Andy and Jordan Dalton Foundation

This week's adopted favorite quarterback of Buffalo Bills fans is shouting back the love.

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the Winter Classic, played on New Year's Day at Citi Field in New York City, a Sabres draft pick who is making a big impression in the World Junior tournament and a couple of players with Sabres ties who will be playing for Team USA in next month's Winter Olympics.


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He has never played for the Buffalo Bills, but through his role in another game that helped secured the Bills' first trip to the playoffs in a generation, Andy Dalton has become a Buffalo fan favorite. So much so, that many Bills fans are saying "thank you" with gifts to his charitable foundation. Even Dalton is surprised by the surge.


The Buffalo Bills ended their 17-season playoff drought with a 22-16 win over the Miami Dolphins. A lot of moving parts had to come together for it to happen. WBFO's Howard Riedel and analyst Matt Sabuda take a look at what the game means to fans and Western New York.

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USA Hockey announced the first 23 players of its 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team Monday and they will be led by a former Buffalo Sabres captain.

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The Buffalo Bills snapped the longest current non-playoff drought in North American pro sports with a 22-16 victory Sunday at Miami and Cincinnati's victory at Baltimore. The Bills hadn't made the postseason since 1999.

Nearly 10 years after the first NHL Winter Classic was played outdoors on New Era Field, the International Ice Hockey Federation is making similar history with today’s World Juniors Hockey Championship match between Team USA and Team Canada.

The Buffalo Bills take an 8-7 record on the road to meet the 6-9 Miami Dolphins, with a potential playoff berth as the prize. WBFO's Howard Riedel and analyst Matt Sabuda go Beyond the Playbook to focus their eyes on that lofty prize.

Will the new year have something more positive in store for the Buffalo Sabres?

The Buffalo Bills traveled to New England Sunday with high expectations for a playoff spot, even against the formidable Patriots. However, there was no Christmas miracle, as the Pats beat the Bills 37-16. WBFO Host Howard Riedel and football analyst Matt Sabuda talk about what the game means as the Bills prepare for the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.

2018 IIHF World Juniors

The world’s best youth hockey players have arrived in Buffalo. Tuesday is the start of the 2018 IIHF World Juniors.

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Tom Brady passed for a pair of touchdowns and the New England Patriots stayed on track to claim home-field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs with a 37-16 win over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

With victories the next two Sundays, the Buffalo Bills would qualify for the playoffs for the first time since the 1999 season. Analyst Matt Sabuda, however, provides some sobriety to the holiday exuberance in highlighting the difficulty of the Bills winning Sunday's road game in New England. Still, for those of us longing for a post-season present, Sabuda lays out a scenario in which the Bills lose Sunday, but still make the playoffs.


Pegulas acquire Buffalo Beauts women's hockey team

Dec 21, 2017
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The husband-wife owners of the Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Bills have acquired another local sports team. Terry and Kim Pegula announced Thursday they have purchased the Buffalo Beauts of the National Women’s Hockey League.

On this week's edition of WBFO's Behind The Bench, Buffalo Sabres reporter Bill Hoppe talks about the team's inability to give goalie Robin Lehner goal support at home, the continuing struggles of high draft pick Sam Reinhart, and a special night for star forward Jack Eichel that could have been more special.


The Buffalo Bills beat the Miami Dolphins 24-16 at New Era Field on Sunday, to improve their record to 8-6 and keep their playoff hopes alive. WBFO's Howard Riedel and analyst Matt Sabuda look at the last home game of the year.


There hasn’t been much to look forward to this year for Buffalo Sabres fans. Lucky for them, the 2018 NHL Winter Classic is just two weeks away.

Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson announced Sunday that he would put his team up for sale at the end of the season after the National Football League said it was opening an investigation into accusations of workplace misconduct against him.

"I believe that it is time to turn the franchise over to new ownership," Richardson, 81, said in a statement on the team's website. "Therefore, I will put the team up for sale at the end of this NFL season."

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