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May 31, 2019 - 11:08 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - After the brutal second half to the Sabres season, fans are grasping for anything that could bring hope for the future. They may get their wish sooner rather than later. Happy Friday everyone! Negotiations between the #Sabres and Jeff Skinner continue to heat up on...
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May 26, 2019 - 6:08 am
(WBEN) Not a good night for the Buffalo bandits in Calgary. They saw their Championship hopes fall, as they lost to Calgary 14-13 in overtime,losing the series 2-0. Calgary opened up the first quarter scoring first on a power play, but the Bandits answered right back as Shawn Evans lit the lamp...
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Buffalo Bills running back Senorise Perry (32) gets a handoff during an NFL football organized team activity Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Orchard Park N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
May 22, 2019 - 1:17 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For the first time in 42 years, the Bills have a player wearing O.J. Simpson's former No. 32. Running back Senorise Perry wore the jersey number at Buffalo's spring practices this week. Simpson, whose name remains on the Bills Wall of Fame, served nine years for armed...
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May 21, 2019 - 11:39 pm
Seeing the famous photo of Bobby Orr scoring the 1970 Stanley Cup-winning goal to beat his St. Louis Blues doesn't bring back bad memories for Scotty Bowman. "Not really," the legendary coach said. "Because we didn't have a big opportunity to win that series." Orr and the big, bad Boston Bruins...
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May 21, 2019 - 8:41 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After adding a haul of players from other teams in free agency, the Buffalo Bills are rewarding one of their own. The Bills signed top pass rusher Jerry Hughes to a two-year contract extension Tuesday that will keep the defensive end in Buffalo through 2021. Hughes'...
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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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