Penn State

UB Bulls lose to Penn State

Sep 12, 2015
Brian Meyer/WBFO

The stubborn rain that drenched State College, PA Saturday gave new meaning to the name Beaver Stadium, but neither the soggy weather nor a loss to Penn State seemed to dampen the enthusiasm of many UB Bulls fans.

The scandal that has rocked Penn State University has brought the spotlight on child sexual abuse to Buffalo.

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Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula calls the events at Penn State "deeply troubling".  Pegula is a graduate of Penn State where he earned his degree in petroleum and natural gas engineering.  He is from Carbondale, Pennsylvania.  

WBFO News contacted the Buffalo Sabres Thursday morning requesting an interview with Pegula.  Sabres spokesman Michael Gilbert said Pegula had not spoken about it, but would notify the media if he is willing to offer comments.

This afternoon the Sabres issued the following statement from Pegula: