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April 19, 2018 - 8:02 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - As the much-anticipated NFL Draft approaches, Buffalo Bills fans were busy Thursday night digesting the newly-released schedule for the upcoming NFL season. The highlight for Buffalo fans is the October 29th home Monday Night Football game for the Bills as they host the...
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Buffalo Bisons
April 18, 2018 - 5:51 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - It has been a season of postponements and cancelations for the Bisons. Yesterday, the team announced that today's double-header against the Louisville Bats will be canceled due to icy and cold conditions. In fact, including to days games, the Bisons will have only played five of...
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April 16, 2018 - 5:49 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The Bills will return to the field for the first time as a team for the start of the voluntary off-season workout program. This week is referred to as "Phase One" in the Collective Bargaining Agreement, which means there are some pretty major stipulations as to what's allowed to...
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April 11, 2018 - 5:50 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Richie Incognito is abruptly calling it quits on an 11-season NFL career, three years after the Buffalo Bills gave the offensive guard a second chance at playing following his role in the Miami Dolphins' bullying scandal. The NFL Players Association on Tuesday...
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April 07, 2018 - 10:31 pm
SUNRISE, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — The Florida Panthers were eliminated from playoff contention Saturday, even after Vincent Trocheck scored late in the third period to help hold off the Buffalo Sabres 4-3. The Sabres ended their season with the loss and Head Coach Phil Housley characterized it as "dismal"...
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April 06, 2018 - 11:00 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (WBEN/AP) — Nikita Kucherov reached a personal milestone and helped the Tampa Bay Lightning move closer to clinching the top spot in the Eastern Conference while the Buffalo Sabres take another loss and move to close out their season tonight at Florida. Kucherov became the second player...
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usatoday.com
April 05, 2018 - 1:52 am
by Brendan Keany BUFFALO (WBEN) - The tank crowd's wish has been granted. With a 4-2 loss to the Ottawa Senators (28-41-11) on Wednesday evening, the Sabres (25-43-12) have clinched last place in the NHL, even though there are still two games remaining. To further cement the brutality of this...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - There will be a new name on the home of the Bisons in 2019, but how will it be decided? While sponsors won't be as eager to sign on to an agreement for a minor league stadium as they would KeyBank Center or New Era Field, if the deal can satisfy a few necessities the ballpark...
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April 03, 2018 - 3:22 am
SAN ANTONIO (WBEN/AP) - The Madness is over. In another March frenzy that didn't fail to bring excitement to the sports world, Villanova is the last team standing. The Wildcats (36-4) steamrolled the Michigan Wolverines (33-8) 79-62 to win their second National Championship in three years, and the...
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For The Win - USA Today
April 03, 2018 - 2:08 am
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Only three games remain in this wildly disappointing season. The Sabres (25-42-12) dropped a 5-2 decision to the Toronto Maple Leafs (48-25-7) last night, following an impressive 7-4 win over the league-leading Nashville Predators on Saturday. Head Coach Phil Housley says his team...
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