Howard Simon

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Howard Simon graduated from Buffalo State in 1984 and has been covering the Buffalo sports scene since 1989, working at WJJL, WBEN and the Empire Sports Network before joining WGR in 2004. Howard's also a huge fan of the New York Mets and for some reason, refuses to give up his team.

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    April 23, 2019 - 4:49 pm

    The offseason for the Buffalo Bills has been all about fixing the offense and helping Josh Allen. I hope Bills general manager Brandon Beane is still in that mindset when the Bills are on the...

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    April 14, 2019 - 6:42 pm

    Amazing.

    How else can one describe what happened at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday?

    Tiger Woods winning The Masters is hard to believe when you think where he has been in recent...

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    April 10, 2019 - 6:29 pm

    The big story around the Buffalo Sabres these days is the search for a new head coach.

    My mind is elsewhere when it comes to the team with the longest active playoff drought in the National...

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    April 01, 2019 - 4:42 pm

    Unbelievable.

    I was thinking of different words to describe the last four months of the Buffalo Sabres season and I think unbelievable is the best fit.

    As a Buffalo sports fan, you've...

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    March 25, 2019 - 3:21 pm

    There are times when talking sports in Buffalo for a living can be very depressing. There are too many Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres seasons for me to list. So when a winning team or season...

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    March 24, 2019 - 9:20 pm

    The University at Buffalo men's basketball team ran into the best defensive team they faced all season, which brought an end to the greatest season in program history. The Bulls were eliminated in...

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    March 22, 2019 - 7:45 pm

    Handling the pressure of being a six-seed and a favorite in their NCAA first round matchup with Arizona State was no problem at all for the University at Buffalo.

    The Bulls were trailing the...

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    March 21, 2019 - 3:46 pm

    While the University at Buffalo men are making their fourth appearance in the NCAA tournament in five years, the UB women are in the tournament for the third time in four seasons.

    The Bulls...

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    March 18, 2019 - 3:13 pm

    It used to be the goal for a Big-Four basketball program was to earn a spot in the NCAA tournament. That is no longer the case for the University at Buffalo, which is why the pressure will be on...

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