John Wawrow

August 19, 2017 - 8:30 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Bills coach Sean McDermott didn't want to be misunderstood on Friday when given a second opportunity to back Tyrod Taylor as the team's starter. "I have all the confidence in the world in Tyrod," McDermott said. "Tyrod's going to start for us this week,...
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PITTSFORD, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Jordan Matthews' first chance to fill Sammy Watkins' starting job with the Buffalo Bills ended with the newly acquired receiver sustaining a chest injury. Matthews finished the two-hour practice on Sunday before being escorted off the field by a trainer...
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June 22, 2017 - 7:19 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — For Mike Lesakowski and 39 of his hockey-playing friends, it's game on. And on and on and on. From the opening faceoff Thursday night to the final whistle set for the morning of July 3, the group of mostly 40-something Buffalonians will be on the ice playing...
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June 18, 2017 - 6:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — Understanding his days were numbered in Montreal, defenseman Nathan Beaulieu welcomed the trade that sent him to the Buffalo Sabres. Aside from getting a fresh start with a Phil Housley-coached team placing a value on puck-moving defensemen, Beaulieu expressed...
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June 04, 2017 - 7:23 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — A person with direct knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that forward Kyle Okposo has visited the Buffalo Sabres' facility for the first time in two months since he was hospitalized because of an undisclosed illness. The person says Okposo was...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - It all makes sense to AP Sports reporter John Wawrow. "Either it's a request the Penguins made to the Sabres, or the NHL made to both parties not to announce this and distract from the high profile series between Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin". Game 6 of the NHL...
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(WBEN) - After reportedly having a second interview with the Pegulas, Pittsburgh Penguins Associate General Manager Jason Botterill has emerged as the clear frontrunner for the open Sabres GM position. Who is Botterill? "He's kind of the anti-Tim Murray," said USA Today Hockey Writer Kevin Allen. "...
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(WBEN) - The Buffalo Sabres Search for a new General Manager could be nearing an end. On WBEN Wednesday morning, AP sports reporter John Wawrow said that the team could be close to filling the position. "Without knowing at this point, I'm simply guessing, but I'm gearing up for a potential...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Sabres have interviewed at least six general manager candidates in the first phase of a search process that is not yet completed. One person with direct knowledge of the team's search provided a list of candidates already interviewed to The...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:13 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN/AP-John Wawrow) — The Buffalo Bills signed veteran free agent cornerback Shareece Wright on Monday, and also began their search to replace Doug Whaley, a day after the general manager was fired. A person familiar with the search process confirmed to The Associated Press...
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