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It's official: Bills call their home New Era Field

Aug 18, 2016
Michael Mroziak, WBFO

The Buffalo Bills and New Era Cap made it official Thursday. The Orchard Park-based stadium in which the pro football team plays is known as New Era Field for at least the next seven years.

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The Buffalo Bills will formally unveil the new name of Ralph Wilson Stadium Thursday morning. Starting this season, the Orchard Park facility will be known as New Era Field.

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Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz is challenging calls by some N.F.L. team owners who say the Buffalo Bills will begin to lose their revenue viability if a new stadium isn’t built.

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Another annual round of repairs is coming to Ralph Wilson Stadium. Under the terms of the lease with the Buffalo Bills, taxpayers will cover much of the $7 million cost.

Volunteers gather to shovel Bills stadium

Jan 2, 2016
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Hundreds of Bills fans gathered in Orchard Park Saturday morning to shovel the Ralph Wilson Stadium.

Security being stepped up at Bills games

Dec 4, 2015
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Bills fans will see a noticeable increase in security at this Sunday’s home game against the Houston Texans.

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The Camper/RV lot at Ralph Wilson Stadium opened at 8 o'clock this morning, and it is already sold out.

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The Bills are a hot ticket and perhaps no game this season is hotter than this Sunday's home game against the division rival New England Patriots.

Bills RV/Camper lot sold out

Sep 12, 2015
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On Sunday, the Buffalo Bills take on the Indianapolis Colts at Ralph Wilson Stadium. If you planned to attend the home opening game in your RV or camper you may be surprised to know you must make alternate plans.

Bills say they're in no hurry for new football stadium

Jul 30, 2015
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Speaking at a roundtable discussion on sports ownership, Buffalo Bills owner Terry Pegula said the team has no sense of urgency to leave its current Orchard Park facility for a new venue.

Fans going to see The Rolling Stones play at Ralph Wilson Stadium Saturday are reminded that the Buffalo Bills' Code of Conduct is in effect for the concert.

Rolling Stones to play Ralph Wilson Stadium in July

Mar 31, 2015

The Rolling Stones are coming to Buffalo.

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The Buffalo Common Council has gone on record in support of a new downtown Bills stadium. Lawmakers approved a resolution calling on the mayor and the Department of Strategic Planning to explore various sites. But as WBFO's Eileen Buckley reports, that process is already underway.

Snow removal efforts underway at Ralph Wilson Stadium

Nov 24, 2014
Ashley Hirtzel / WBFO

People wielding shovels continue to remove snow from Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park. Roughly 150 people are working to rid the home of the Buffalo Bills of snow in preparation for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns. They’ve been working hand-in-hand with snow removal crews since Sunday night.

Concerts returning to Ralph Wilson Stadium

Oct 23, 2014
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For the first time since 2001, concerts are coming back to Ralph Wilson Stadium. The pop group One Direction will play The Ralph next November, it was announced Thursday.

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Buffalo Bills fans are breathing a sigh of relief now that the Pegual's are the new owners.  WBFO'S Eileen Buckley headed to Orchard Park near Ralph Wilson Stadium to gather reaction.

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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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Among the many changes to Ralph Wilson Stadium are two new parking lots for the disabled.

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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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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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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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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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A jury has found a 29-year-old Buffalo Bills fan who fell from the upper deck of Ralph Wilson Stadium and injured another fan guilty on both counts against him.

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Officials with the Buffalo Bills led a tour showcasing the progress of renovations taking place at Ralph Wilson Stadium Thursday. The upgrades are contributing to a boost in season ticket sales.

Niagara County being considered for Bills stadium

Apr 10, 2014
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Don't rule out Niagara Falls as a potential home of the Buffalo Bills.

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The New Stadium Working Group met for the first time in the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Tuesday afternoon. The panel is made up of representatives from the state, Erie County and the Buffalo Bills.

Bills choose seven representatives for stadium panel

Mar 27, 2014
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The Buffalo Bills have announced the seven-member panel that will serve on the team's New Stadium Working Group.


A group of Buffalo Bills fans plan to celebrate team owner Ralph Wilson’s life with a tailgate party this weekend.

Bills 'postpone' Toronto series

Mar 5, 2014

The Buffalo Bills have put their annual regular-season game in Toronto on hold. The team will play all eight home games at Ralph Wilson Stadium next season.

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As the $130 million rehab of Ralph Wilson Stadium continues, Governor Cuomo is moving toward starting a long-planned study of a new home for the Buffalo Bills.