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Volunteers and Buffalo Bills players come together to pack backpacks for students in need thanks to donations in the wake of Pancho Billa's death. June 10, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 10, 2019 - 3:37 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Hundreds of volunteers and members of the Buffalo Bills helped stuff backpacks at New Era Field thanks to donations that poured in following the death of Ezra Castro, who was known amongst Buffalo Bills fans at “Pancho Billa”. Castro died last month after a battle with...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr smiles during an NFL football news conference in Dallas. Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 09, 2019 - 6:45 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr was remembered Sunday at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football was held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham. Starr...
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FILE - In this Feb. 2, 2011, file photo, NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr smiles during an NFL football news conference in Dallas. Starr, the Green Bay Packers quarterback and catalyst of Vince Lombardi's powerhouse teams of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. The Packers announced Sunday, May 26, 2019, that Starr had died, citing his family. He had been in failing health since suffering a serious stroke in 2014. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 09, 2019 - 9:24 am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr is being remembered at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football will be held Sunday afternoon at Samford University in suburban Birmingham...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 file photo, Houston Texans general manager Brian Gaine speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Houston Texans have abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move Friday, June 7, 2019 with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that “while the timing may be unusual, this decision was made in the best interest of the organization in our quest to build a championship team.” (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
June 07, 2019 - 10:41 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans abruptly fired general manager Brian Gaine on Friday less than 18 months after he took the job. The team announced the move with a statement from team owner Cal McNair, who said only that "while the timing may be unusual, this decision was made in the best interest...
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St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington, right, stops a shot at the goal line as Boston Bruins' David Krejci, left, of the Czech Republic, pokes at it during the third period in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Thursday, June 6, 2019, in Boston. A video review confirmed there was no goal on the play. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 07, 2019 - 12:42 am
BOSTON (AP) — From last place in the league to the brink of their first Stanley Cup championship, the St. Louis Blues need one more win to complete their improbable journey. They have a young goaltender leading the way. Jordan Binnington stopped 38 shots, and the Blues withstood the emotional rush...
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June 06, 2019 - 5:35 pm
PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Court documents allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii. Fanene has been charged in the...
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In this Tuesday, June 4, 2019, photo, New York Jets running back Le'Veon Bell speaks to reporters at the team's NFL football training facility in Florham Park, N.J. Authorities say two female acquaintances stole more than half a million dollar in jewelry from Bell at his Florida home. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 06, 2019 - 9:56 am
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — Police say two female acquaintances vanished with more than half a million dollars in jewelry from star NFL running back Le'Veon Bell's Florida home. Hollywood police say Bell returned from the gym May 25 and found the women gone and his jewelry missing. The police report...
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Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. runs through a drill at the team's NFL football training facility in Berea, Ohio, Tuesday, June 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
June 05, 2019 - 8:15 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Once Odell Beckham Jr. found his way back to Ohio, it didn't take him long to notice a change. "I feel something in the air," he said. "Something special that Cleveland hasn't had for a while." Beckham has breathed new life into the Browns. The superstar wide receiver held court...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2019, file photo, Bobby Okereke is shown during an NFL local Pro Day at the Oakland Raiders football facility in Alameda, Calif. Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard did his homework on Bobby Okereke. And a sexual assault allegation from 2015 still didn’t scare him off. Just hours after Okereke’s name surfaced publicly for the first time in the case, Ballard told local reporters on a conference call that he took a hard look at Okereke’s past and made others in the organization aware of the accusation before selecting the Stanford graduate in April’s NFL draft.(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
June 05, 2019 - 3:45 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts general manager Chris Ballard did his homework on Bobby Okereke. A sexual assault allegation from 2015 didn't scare him off. Just hours after Okereke's name surfaced publicly for the first time in the case, Ballard told reporters on a conference call he took a...
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June 05, 2019 - 1:44 pm
In a June 4 story about new bowl agreements in college football, The Associated Press erroneously reported that starting in 2020 the Pac-12 would send its top team not participating in the College Football Playoff or New Year's Six games to the Las Vegas Bowl. According to the Las Vegas Bowl, the...
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