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Sal Capaccio
April 25, 2017 - 11:53 pm
There are a lot of different scenarios that could unfold before the Bills are on the clock with the No. 10 pick in Thursday night’s NFL Draft. Here are the Best and Worst-cases of those scenarios, as I see it: Worst-case scenario: These players are all taken, in some order, within the first six...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2017 - 2:43 pm
(WGR 550) - The second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs begins Wednesday with two Western Conference series. I’ll get to the format in a moment, but why is the NHL having games and 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, and 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. on Thursday? Wouldn’t it make more sense to move one of...
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Brayton Wilson
April 25, 2017 - 1:46 pm
It has been rumored since March that the Buffalo Sabres were expected to sign Kontinental Hockey League defenseman Viktor Antipin once his season in Russia had come to a close. On Wednesday, a league source informed WGR that Antipin is indeed going to join the Sabres for the 2017-18 season. However...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2017 - 11:06 am
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - When Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula spoke on Friday, he said despite reports that he had already interviewed former Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi, he hadn’t even spoken to Lombardi. New Kings general manager Rob Blake confirmed what the Sabres owner said...
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Paul Hamilton
April 25, 2017 - 10:56 am
(WGR 550) - Another popular NASCAR driver is getting set to leave the sport for good. Hendrick Motor Sports announced on Tuesday morning that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will retire at the end of the 2017 NASCAR season. Earnhardt missed half of the 2016 season with a severe concussion. He has raced eight...
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Howard & Jeremy | Weekdays 6a-10a
April 25, 2017 - 10:23 am
The Buffalo Bills are now just two days away from selecting with the 10th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. There have been multiple rumors and rumblings over the past few weeks that the Bills are possibly looking to take a quarterback with their first round...
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Sal Capaccio
April 24, 2017 - 3:58 pm
Mike Gillislee is moving on to the New England Patriots. The Buffalo Bills will not match the two-year, $6.4 million offer the running back received from the Super Bowl champions, the team announced Monday. The Bills had five business days to make a final call on the restricted free agent, and took...
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Paul Hamilton
April 24, 2017 - 2:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Niagara Purple Eagles have hired just its third hockey coach in program history. Jason Lammers will take over for Dave Burkholder. Lammers was the coach and general manager of the Dubuque Fighting Saints of the USHL. His two-season record there was 75-36-9. In a...
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Paul Hamilton
April 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - I have had many fans talk to me about how disappointing Sam Reinhart is, considering he was picked second overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. Over an 82-game span, Reinhart has averaged 20 goals and 25 assists for 45 points. Since the 1997 draft, only one forward taken second...
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Sal Capaccio
April 24, 2017 - 11:41 am
The results are in. You've been heard. Well, via Twitter, at least. After two days of voting, here are the results for the Best Bills Draft Picks of all-time for each round of the current draft format: Round 1 - DE Bruce Smith, 1985 Round 2 - RB Thurman Thomas, 1988 Round 3 - QB Joe Ferguson, 1973...
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