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Batavia, N.Y. (WBEN) - It's the 145th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs. And suddenly the Derby is wide open after the early favorite, Omaha Beach, was scratched due to a breathing problem. "The new favorite is now number 16, Game Winner, trained by Bob Baffert," said Todd Haight, General...
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April 30, 2019 - 1:55 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Several UB football players were expecting to receive calls from NFL teams this past weekend at the draft, but nobody heard their name announced at the podium. The football team boasted several marquee players, most notably quarterback Tyree Jackson and wide...
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April 28, 2019 - 7:15 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP- John Wawrow ) — Though exhausted after completing the NFL draft, Buffalo Bills general manager Brandon Beane had enough playfulness in him to compliment coach Sean McDermott on his natty, plum-colored, pinstriped suit. “There’s a sheen to it,” Beane said with a laugh...
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April 27, 2019 - 8:34 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — After going undrafted in all seven rounds of the NFL Draft, former University at Buffalo Bulls quarterback Tyree Jackson will reportedly sign with the Buffalo Bills. Jackson will likely compete for a backup spot with Derek Anderson and Matt Barkley, behind starter...
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April 26, 2019 - 8:07 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Bills general manager Brandon Beane doesn't believe in having too many offensive linemen. Buffalo's backfield also got a little more crowded. A day after addressing the team's biggest need by selecting defensive tackle Ed Oliver in the first round, Buffalo traded up...
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April 25, 2019 - 9:22 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - Sean McDermott didn't need to be reminded about the impression defensive tackle Ed Oliver made during his pro day workout at the University of Houston. The Buffalo Bills coach got such an up-close look at Oliver last month, he almost got run over by the 6-foot-1, 287-...
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April 25, 2019 - 2:26 am
NASHVILLE (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - It's hard to believe that we're already one year removed from clamoring for a franchise quarterback in the 2018 NFL Draft. With the buildup and hype leading into that day, especially with the amount of draft capital the Bills had stockpiled, there was no question...
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April 24, 2019 - 6:00 pm
AMHERST, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — Buffalo has agreed to sign women's basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack to a five-year contract extension after she led the program to its third NCAA Tournament berth in four years. The new contract runs through the 2023-24 season and will pay her an annual base salary of...
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New York Giants cornerback Ross Cockrell (37) defends against Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) on an incomplete pass in the first half during a NFL football game at MetLife Stadium.
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April 18, 2019 - 3:39 am
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - Operations research is defined as "the application of scientific principles to business management, providing a quantitative basis for complex decisions." "Any decision problem, you can use these mathematical models," said Mark Karwan, a professor of operations...
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April 17, 2019 - 8:01 pm
Orchard Park, N.Y. (WBEN) - After all the leaks and guessing, the Buffalo Bills and complete NFL schedule is finally known. Among the highlights of the 2019 Bills schedule, Buffalo will play Thanksgiving Day in Dallas. There are no primetime games on the schedule. IT’S HERE! Your 2019 Buffalo Bills...
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