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The Future of The Buffalo Bills
Stadium Sites

Study Reveals Three Downtown Stadium Sites

01/18/15 01:39 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A sutudy commissioned by New York State has noted that the best possbile sites for a new home of the Buffalo Bills are downtown.
Kim Pegula

Kim Pegula Speaks on Buying Bills

10/17/14 01:20 PM
Fans hear from Kim Pegula for the first time since her family bought the team

Trump Sounds Off After Bills Loss

10/13/14 12:12 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Donald Trump's bids for the Buffalo Bills fell well short of the eventual winners, but that isn't stopping him from sounding off on the team.

See what he has to say inside
Robert Woods
Game Photos

PHOTOS: Bills and Patriots in the Pegula Era

10/12/14 04:18 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Bills lost to the New England Patriots Sunday 37-22 in their first game under the new Pegula ownership.  Here are some photos snapped before the game during a special ceremony welcoming the Pegula's and on the firld during the game. 
One Buffalo

Kim Pegula Launches "One Buffalo" Initiative

10/12/14 03:57 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - On the same day the Buffalo Bills played their first game under the ownership of the Pegula's, Kim Pegula announced a new initiative that will be known as "One Buffalo".  In a prepared release, Kim Pegula and Pegula Sports and Entertainment says the intitive will link Bills and Sabres fans with the community.
Terry Pegula, Kim Pegula
Pegula Welcome

Bills Fans Welcome New Owner

10/12/14 01:08 PM
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Bills fans got to their seats early Sunday afternoon to welcome the team's new owners, Terry and Kim Pegula. A deafening roar greeted the family as they walked to midfield just before kick-off.

PHOTOS: The Pegulas Buy the Bills

10/10/14 05:21 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - Terry and Kim Pegula took ownership of the Buffalo Bills this week.  Terry Pegula addressed reporters and the fans of the Bills in an emotional news conference Friday.  Here are some photos snapped at the event and inside the stadium.

Meet Terry & Kim Pegula

10/09/14 03:56 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's not like they need it, but the Buffalo Bills will introduce Terry and Kim Pegula to fans Friday.  The team has announced they will hold a press conference with the new owners of the NFL team at 4pm Friday.  NewsRadio 930 WBEN will air the event LIVE.

Bills Sale Seemingly Complete

10/09/14 03:38 PM
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - In a letter to fans of the Buffalo Bills, the widow of Ralph Wilson Jr. thanked Bills fans for their support over the years, as the Pegulas will be introduced Friday.
Stadium First?

Is a New Stadium the First Priority for the Pegulas?

10/09/14 04:28 AM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Now that Terry and Kim Pegula are owners of the Buffalo Bills, a new stadium is on the minds of fans and fellow NFL owners alike. But will it be their top priority?
Pegula Photos

PHOTOS: Pegulas Approved by NFL Owners

10/08/14 01:02 PM
New York, NY (WBEN) - Terry and Kim Pegula appeared before NFL Owners, and were unanimously approved to become owners of the Buffalo Bills. 
Done Deal!

In Depth: Pegulas Get NFL Owners' Blessings

10/08/14 11:56 AM
NEW YORK (WBEN/AP) -- Admitting it was a dream come true, Terry Pegula and wife Kim were unanimously approved by NFL owners Wednesday as new owners of the Buffalo Bills.
"This is a significant step in us owning the team." Terry Pegula said.

Live in NYC: Hear Brian Mazurowski Preview The NFL Owners Vote

10/08/14 08:28 AM

On The Liveline: Dan Kaplan, Sports Business Journal

10/08/14 08:26 AM

HEAR WGR550's Joe Buscaglia at the NFL Owners' Meeting

10/08/14 08:20 AM

Pegulas recognize new Bills stadium is "top priority"

10/08/14 06:34 AM
While Terry Pegula has said little publicly about his intentions for the Buffalo Bills, he apparently told an NFL owners committee that a new stadium is essential, and it is likely it would go in downtown Buffalo
Pegula Overpaid?

Trump Claims Pegulas Overpaid for Bills

09/19/14 03:26 PM
New York, NY (WBEN) Leave it to Donald Trump to have the last word. Now, he's talking about the sale of the Bills.
Almost Final!

Pegulas Approved by NFL Finance Committee

09/17/14 01:10 PM
New York, NY (WBEN/AP) - The NFL's finance committee has unanimously approved the bid of Terry and Kim Pegula to buy the Buffalo Bills.  VIDEO INSIDE
Committee Mtg.

Pegula to Meet with NFL Finance Committee

09/17/14 04:51 AM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Today is a big day for Terry Pegula as he meets with the NFL's finance committee, a big step toward approval of his bid to buy the Buffalo Bills.
Sports District

A Downtown Stadium District: The Risks and Rewards

09/15/14 04:48 AM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) If new Bills owner Terry Pegula decides a new stadium is needed downtown, there would be a downtown sports district with First Niagara Center and Coca-Cola Field nearby. It could be rewarding, but one analyst says there would be risks.

CUOMO: "The Bills are Staying, the Stadium's Good"

09/14/14 06:53 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - Governor Andrew Cuomo at Ralph Wilson stadium in Orchard Park prior to the Bills win over the Dolphins to participate in a ribbon cutting for the multi million dollar renovations completed at the stadium.  Cuomo was alongside Mary Wilson's side for the occasion.  AUDIO Inside!

Big Win!

Bills Down Dolphins 29-10 in Opener

09/14/14 04:30 PM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) -- C.J. Spiller scored on a 102-yard kickoff return, and rookie receiver Sammy Watkins had a 12-yard touchdown catch in leading the Buffalo Bills to a 29-10 win over the Miami Dolphins on Sunday.
Gameday Photos

PHOTOS: Bills Squish the Fish in Home Opener

09/14/14 04:04 PM
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - In their home opener at Ralph Wilson Stadium in Orchard Park Sunday, and after an emotion-filled week with a deal that will see Terry Pegula assume ownership of the NFL team, the Buffalo Bills defeated the Miami Dolphins.

WBEN Video: Paying Tribute to Ralph Wilson

09/12/14 09:17 PM
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - At the end of the week when Buffalo Bills fans are still digesting the news of the next owner of the NFL franchise, the late owner Ralph Wilson was memorialized in a private affair at Shea's Performing Arts Center Friday night.
New Stadium

Downtown Stadium? Paladino has a Proposal

09/12/14 12:39 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Developer Carl Paladino wants a new Bills stadium to be built downtown, and says the perfect place to put it includes some land he owns.
One for Ages

Bills Mafia: Sunday Will Be One for the Ages

09/12/14 05:18 AM
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) The Bills open their home slate Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. That's exciting enough, but with all that's happened with the sale of the team, one Bills fan says it will be one for the ages.
No Jills

The Bills Without the Jills

09/12/14 04:00 AM
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - There will be something different at Ralph Wilson Stadium this Sunday than in years past.
What's Next?

What's Next Now There's a Deal for the Bills?

09/11/14 05:20 AM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Now that there's a deal for the Buffalo Bills, what's next in the process to close the sale? A man who's been there tells us about a vetting that will be extensive.
Bills Bucks

$1.4 Billion Well Spent?

09/11/14 04:00 AM
Are the Bills a sound financial investment?
Reaction to Sale

Kelly Reacts to Sale of Bills

09/10/14 01:23 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Hall of Fame Quarterback Jim Kelly is out with a statement on the Bills sale to Terry Pegula.

Fans, Alumni Celebrate Pegula's Purchase

09/10/14 10:25 AM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - The NFL-record bid Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have made to buy the Bills is already paying off. Their offer of $1.4 billion has quickly resulted in an outpouring of support generated in their adopted home.
No Uncertainty

FOCUS: "When or Will the Bills Leave" Storm Cloud Lifted!

09/10/14 05:56 AM
ORCHARD PARK — (AP/WBEN) “One of the saddest thing for me to consider was that someday we may have had children and I would never had a chance to share what (the Bills) are like with them,” said Dale Paradowski, a Bills season ticketholder, who is getting married next week. “This purchase isn’t just a transaction. It’s a symbol of a city and those who love it.”
Congratulates Pegula

Trump, Bon Jovi, Issue Statements on Bills Sale

09/09/14 03:52 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Two other potential bidders for the Bills have issued statement, after the announcement the Ralph WIlson estate has agreed to sell the team to Terry and Kim Pegula.
It's Official!

It's Official: Statements from Buffalo Bills & Terry Pegula

09/09/14 03:11 PM
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Just hours after the word came out that Terry Pegula made the winning bid to take ownership of the Buffalo Bills, both the team and Pegula have released statements.
Boycott Over

Bon Jovi Boycott Ends, But Hard Feelings Remain

09/09/14 12:47 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A local fan group fighting off a Toronto bid for the Buffalo Bills says the boycott of the rock star leading that charge will end, but not the hard feelings.
On Pegula

Reaction to Pegula selection as Bills Owner

09/09/14 11:29 AM
Upon word that Terry Pegula has an apparent tentative agreement with the Ralph Wilson Trust to buy the Buffalo Bills, a range of civic leaders and politicians are weighing in
Pegula Wins!

Pegula Wins! Terry Pegula has Deal to Buy Buffalo Bills

09/09/14 10:07 AM

Several sources familiar with discussions say that Terry and Kim Pegula's bid to buy the Buffalo Bills has been tentatively approved by members of late owner Ralph Wilson's estate.
Owner Soon?

ESPN: Pegulas On "Verge" Of Buying Bills

09/09/14 12:26 AM
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN / ESPN) -- Terry and Kim Pegula are reportedly "on the verge" of buying the Buffalo Bills, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Bids Are In

AP Sources: 3 Groups Submit Bids to Buy Bills

09/08/14 06:19 PM
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Four people familiar with discussions have told The Associated Press that at least three groups - including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula - have submitted formal bids to buy the Buffalo Bills.

Bills Bids Due Today, Schumer Says Pegula is "Enthusiastic"

09/08/14 02:12 PM
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) - With final, binding bids for the Buffalo Bills due Monday, it appears we will know soon who will emerge as the next owner of the team.
Final Bids

Final Bills Bidding Process

09/03/14 06:41 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — At least three groups, including Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, have entered final negotiations to buy the Buffalo Bills.
Bon Jovi

Report: Bon Jovi Parts Ways with Toronto Bidding Group

08/30/14 06:36 AM

(WBEN) -- The New York Post reports, according to sources close to the situation, that the rocker and the Toronto bidding team have gone their separate ways, making way for a possible larger bid with the remaining members.

State Consultant Picks Buffalo, W. Seneca Or OP for Stadium

08/27/14 05:59 AM
(WBEN) A California company commissioned by New York State to study and recommend potential sites for a new Buffalo Bills football stadium has rejected Batavia, Niagara Falls and  Buffalo's Outer Harbor locations.
Bid in Trouble

Report: Bon Jovi Toronto Bid on 'Life Support'

08/21/14 04:17 PM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) As we learned of the initial bids for the Buffalo Bills, the Toronto-based bid led by rocker Jon Bon Jovi may be on its last legs.
Three Bids

Forbes: Three Bids for Bills So Far

08/21/14 01:26 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) There are new figures for the initial bids for the Buffalo Bills. Forbes magazine reports they're well below $1 billion.
What's it Worth?

Forbes Values Bills at Less than $1 Billion

08/20/14 02:46 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) In its annual valuations of the 32 NFL clubs, Forbes values the Buffalo Bills at less than $1 billion.
Message Sent

Bills Fan Thunder Send 13,000 Messages to Keep Bills in Buffalo

08/19/14 04:10 PM
Pittsford, NY (WBEN) The group Bills Fan Thunder came to Bills training camp armed with thousands of letters with one singular message: keep the Bills here.
Bids Soon

AP Source: Bills Bids to be Submitted in 2 Weeks

08/19/14 03:46 PM
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) - 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.
Met with Kelly

Report: Bon Jovi Advised to Meet with Kelly

08/18/14 03:49 PM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) Did Jon Bon Jovi reach out to Jim Kelly in his bid for the Bills?
Jon Bon Jovi

Report: Toronto Group's Meeting was 'Drama-Free'

08/14/14 12:26 PM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) The Toronto group led by Jon Bon Jovi and Rogers Communications met with Morgan Stanley for their management presentation meeting. Reports say the meeting was routine and "drama-free."
Toronto Bills?

Bills to Toronto Concerns Raised by Documents

08/14/14 10:15 AM
(AP)  A Buffalo Bills fan group uncovered documents that suggest a Toronto-based prospective ownership group has plans to relocate the franchise north of the border.

The Next Step in the Bills Bidding Process

08/12/14 06:17 AM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Jon Bon Jovi and Terry Pegula are slated to have meetings with the groups overseeing the sale of the Buffalo Bills. What will the two sides talk about?

Dan Kaplan of Sports Business Journal says it's a management presentation. "The investment bank and the lawyers get to ask questions of the bidder, more detailed financial information is presented," explains
Back in Game

Report: Bon Jovi's Re-Bid Accepted

08/11/14 03:20 PM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) Jon Bon Jovi's second chance has paid off. A report says Bon Jovi and his Toronto-based group will meet with the Bills' trust Tuesday in New York.
Sale Update

Forbes: Bids For Bills All Under One Billion Dollars

08/10/14 03:18 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) An article on Forbes' website Sunday contended that all of the bids for the Buffalo Bills have been under the one-billion-dollar mark.

Cuomo Says He'd Consider New Stadium Amid New Financial, Ownership Reports

08/09/14 08:18 AM

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he wants to do everything he can to keep the Buffalo Bills in New York and would consider a new stadium if necessary.

Report: Kelly Looking to Team up with Bidder

08/08/14 12:25 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A hall of fame quarterback is reportedly looking to team up with a larger group pursuing the Bills.
New Bidder

Report: Golisano Bids for Bills

08/07/14 06:14 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) And now there are four. Reports are out a former major-league sports franchise owner wants to get back in the game, this time with the Bills.
Bills Bids

Reports: Trump First Up in Meeting With Bills, Kelly Follows

08/07/14 11:48 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP/WBEN) -- The sale of the Buffalo Bills entered the next phase with prospective ownership groups, including Donald Trump, meeting with team officials to prepare formal bids.

Report: Bon Jovi Group Submits Re-bid for Bills

08/06/14 06:10 AM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) Jon Bon Jovi's Toronto-based group has reportedly put in its last chance bid for the Buffalo Bills.
Do Over

Report: Bon Jovi Bid Living on a Prayer?

08/05/14 02:23 PM
Toronto, ON (WBEN) Jon Bon Jovi and his Toronto group are getting another chance to redo its first bid.
Don't Tell

Report: Bon Jovi & Trump Might Have Breached Confidentiality on Bills Bids

08/05/14 06:39 AM
(WBEN/AP)  When rock star Jon Bon Jovi sent an open letter to fans about his intent to keep the Bills in Buffalo, he may have gone awry of non disclosure rules that surround the sale of the team. Real Estate Mogul Donald Trump may have also done so with recent remarks, The Buffalo News says.

Bills Fall To Giants, 17-13, In Pre-Season Opener

08/04/14 05:11 AM
CANTON, Ohio -- The Buffalo Bills dropped their first exhibition game of the 2014 season, falling 17-13 to the New York Giants in the preseason-opening Hall of Fame Game.
Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi Wants Bills in Buffalo, Critics are Skeptical

08/04/14 05:08 AM
 CANTON, Ohio (WBEN/AP) -- Jon Bon Jovi is hoping he's written a hit with Buffalo Bills fans in a bid to stem concerns of whether his prospective ownership group plans to buy and potentially relocate the franchise to Toronto.
4th Bidder?

Report: Golisano To Submit Bills Bid

08/02/14 08:41 AM
(WBEN) -- Despite reportedly not making a non-binding bid before the Tuesday deadline this week, the New York Post reports late Friday that Tom Golisano is pursuing ownership of the Bills, citing anonymous sources.

Settlement in 12th Man Thunder Suit

08/01/14 02:17 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Bills fan whose website to support keeping the Bills in Buffalo that ran afoul of Texas A&M University has reached a settlement with the school.
Bills Buyers

Bills Sale: Trump & Pegula Move Ahead, Bon Jovi Maybe Not

08/01/14 04:53 AM
Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills. And so are NHL Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula,. A Toronto group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi was expected to submit a bid. It's not known if that group has been selected to advance.
Supports Pegula

Ceretto Backs Pegula Over Bon Jovi

07/31/14 04:22 PM
Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) The first legislative opinion on the Bills bidding has come out, and it comes from a backer of Terry Pegula's bid.
Bills Bidders

Pegula : A Billion For Bills, Trump Also Submits Bid

07/30/14 05:35 AM
(WBEN/AP) One day after initial non-binding bids for the Buffalo Bills were due, there are reports that Sabres Owner Terry Pegula entered one for over $1 billion on a team that the late Ralph WIlson paid only $25,000 for in 1959.
Bon Jovi Mtg.

Bon Jovi Group Meeting with Congel

07/29/14 03:49 PM
Buffalo, NY (AP) Representatives of the Bon Jovi group who have been exploring potential stadium sites scheduled a meeting with upstate New York developer Scott Congel, a person familiar with the meeting told the AP on Tuesday.
On Bills Sale

Schumer Issues Statement on Bills Bids

07/29/14 01:27 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Senator Chuck Schumer is among those closely following the developments of the sale of the Bills. He's issued a statement as deadline day arrives for preliminary non-binding bids.
Ban Bon Jovi

Bon Jovi Ban Getting More Attention

07/29/14 12:55 PM
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The bid by Jon Bon Jovi to buy the Buffalo Bills has spawned rumors he would join Toronto investors in moving the team north. That has sparked a boycott of Bon Jovi's music, and that has been getting more attention.
INSIDE: A link to the story.
Submits Bid

Trump Says His Buffalo Bills Bid Unlikely to Win

07/29/14 11:22 AM
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Donald Trump says he'll submit a bid to buy the Buffalo Bills but that it's unlikely his offer will be the winner.
They say Buffalo is one of the most "liberal" cities in the country. Do you agree?
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