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May 21, 2019 - 12:14 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Bills will have a different look this season and now they will have a different 'sound' too. The Bills Tuesday announced Eric Wood would join the Bills radio broadcast team as color commentator alongside John Murphy on WGR and the Bills Radio Network. New...
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(WBEN) - Western New York native Chad Kelly is getting another shot in the NFL after recently being sentenced to 1 year probation following an arrest on home invasion charges. The Indianapolis Colts announced they have signed Kelly to a contract. Kelly formerly played football at St. Joe's in...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Dan Gronkowski of the famous football family from Amherst, N.Y. dropped in on WBEN Thursday morning with a donation to the WBEN KISS Cares for Kids Radiothon. Gronkowski lives in the area and was listening to the radio last week when he heard about the Radiothon for Oshei...
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May 15, 2019 - 4:39 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - On Wednesday, third-year General Manager Jason Botterill officially announced Ralph Krueger as the 19th head coach in franchise history. @BuffaloSabres GM Jason Botterill officially announcing the hire of Ralph Krueger, the 19th head coach in franchise history. @...
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May 14, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Ralph Krueger is returning to North America to coach the Buffalo Sabres in a bid to turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach...
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May 12, 2019 - 6:36 am
(WBEN/WGR) The Buffalo Bandits are returning to the NLL Cup Finals for the first time since 2016 as they defeated the Toronto Rock 12-8 on Saturday night at the KeyBank Center in the NLL East Division Final. Buffalo secured the victory thanks to a four-goal run in the fourth quarter, highlighted by...
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May 09, 2019 - 8:22 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed seven of their eight draft picks, including first-round selection Ed Oliver, while veteran quarterback Derek Anderson is retiring after 14 seasons. The Bills announced the signings and Anderson informed the NFL of his retirement on...
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May 09, 2019 - 6:42 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP - John Wawrow) — Kim Pegula’s desire to grow women’s professional hockey will no longer involve a relationship with North America’s remaining professional league. The owner of the Buffalo Beauts announced Wednesday she’s relinquishing control of the team in a move that could...
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May 08, 2019 - 2:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN/AP) Pegula Sports and Entertainment has given back control of the Buffalo Beauts to the National Women's Hockey League. “Our main goal has always been fostering the growth of women’s hockey across all ages,” said Kim Pegula, President and CEO of Pegula Sports and Entertainment. "...
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Luis Saez riding Maximum Security, second from right, goes around turn four with Flavien Prat riding Country House, left, Tyler Gaffalione riding War of Will and John Velazquez riding Code of Honor, right, during the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 05, 2019 - 3:41 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security co-owner Gary West criticized race stewards' disqualification of his horse's Kentucky Derby victory as "egregious" and said he was pondering his next step, including a possible appeal. "I think this is the most egregious disqualification in the history of...
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