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Buffalo Bills
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WBEN Newsroom
December 17, 2019 - 1:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — One of Bills coach Sean McDermott’s main priorities upon his arrival was transforming a franchise with a dysfunctional culture and losing history into a team that would one day take the field expecting to win. Little could have McDermott anticipated one of...
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Buffalo Bills Fans
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Tim Wenger
December 16, 2019 - 3:51 am
Cheektowaga, N.Y. (WBEN) - What do throngs of Buffalo Bills fans do at the airport waiting for their playoff-bound team to arrive at 2am? Sing Christmas carols of course! As hundreds of fans lined the fence that would be the only thing separating them from the jet carrying their winning team and...
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Buffalo Bills
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WBEN Newsroom
December 15, 2019 - 11:58 pm
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — The Buffalo Bills didn’t have many playoff experiences during a recent two-decade stretch. Bills coach Sean McDermott and his quarterback Josh Allen are helping to change the culture in Buffalo. "Jingle Bills, Jingle Bills" - Fans Welcome Players Home Allen threw a 14-yard...
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Local Basketball
Allan Harris
December 15, 2019 - 8:50 am
(WBEN/AP) Matt Wilson scored a career-high 25 points and Lonnie Grayson added 21 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as Army beat Buffalo 89-76 on Saturday. Josh Caldwell had 16 points for Army (5-5). Tommy Funk added 14 points, six rebounds and six of the Black Knights’ season-high 28 assists...
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Bills Mafia
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Tim Wenger
December 15, 2019 - 8:08 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - For those of us who grew up Buffalo Bills fans, it's not necessarily news. But to a nation of NFL fans that will watch a Buffalo Bills - Pittsburgh Steelers game with immediate playoff implications at stake, they're about to learn about the passion of Bills Nation and the...
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Buffalo Sabres
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WBEN Newsroom
December 14, 2019 - 5:16 pm
(WGR550-Kyle Powell) - A hard-fought game didn't go the Buffalo Sabres' way, but they were able to salvage a point in a 3-2 overtime loss to the New York Islanders inside the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. In defeat, Jack Eichel's point streak reached 16 games long, and his late, third-period...
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Mike Tomlin and Sean McDermott
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WBEN Newsroom
December 13, 2019 - 6:03 am
PITTSBURGH (WBEN/AP) — Sean McDermott remembers lining up across from Mike Tomlin and wanting to do everything he could to impress everyone watching, from the William & Mary coaches to his teammates to Tomlin himself. It comes with the territory when you’re a freshman defensive back and the...
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Jack Eichel
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WBEN Newsroom
December 12, 2019 - 10:17 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Jack Eichel had two goals and extended his NHL-leading point streak to 15 games, Victor Oloffson scored in the third period, and the Buffalo Sabres beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Thursday night. Jimmy Vesey also scored and Linus Ullmark made 36 saves as the Sabres won...
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Tremaine Edmunds
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WBEN Newsroom
December 11, 2019 - 8:20 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Felicia Edmunds would rouse her three preteen boys from bed hours before school — and even on vacation — to put them through a rigorous daily workout of long runs and suicide sprints. If Trey, Terrell and Tremaine Edmunds aspired to one day play in the NFL...
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