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Buffalo Bills Trim Roster to 75, Release Eleven Players
August 25th, 2014 at 5:14 PM
In anticipation of the 4 p.m. deadline on Tuesday, the Buffalo Bills announced their first round of cuts, releasing eleven players from the team. ***PHOTO1*** The deadline to reduce National Football League rosters to 75 is Tuesday Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. The following are the eleven players cut by the Buffalo...

Buffalo Bills to Remain in Buffalo After Sale, Legal Expert Says
August 18th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
A Buffalo-area legal experts feels Buffalo Bills fans have demonstrated enough passion to keep the team in town for good once it's sold. But she also said fans can continue to show support as the sales process continues to further sway decision-makers. ***PHOTO1*** Nellie Drew is a sports law expert who works...

Family Denies Report of Jim Kelly Teaming with Jon Bon Jovi on Buffalo Bills Bid
August 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Reports of a Jon Bon Jovi-Jim Kelly union to buy the Buffalo Bills were quickly refuted by Kelly's family Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** The Buffalo News reported that Bon Jovi had called Kelly about joining forces in a joint bid to buy the team. Bon Jovi's Toronto-based team has taken repeated hits both among...

Buffalo Bills Trust Offers Bon Jovi Group a Chance to Re-Bid
August 5th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
When the initial bids were submitted for the Buffalo Bills, it was initially reported that three bids were placed. Donald Trump: $1 billion Bon Jovi's Group: ~$800 million Terry Pegula: $1.3 billion Given that those were the only bids, the trust has allowed for more time to pass before the initial bid process ends....

Statement on Buffalo Bills’ Bid by Jon Bon Jovi Met with Skepticism
August 4th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
Reaction coming in to Jon Bon Jovi's letter concerning his bid to buy the Buffalo Bills has been mostly negative, with those weighing in saying they're skeptical of his intent and willing to do what's needed to keep the team in Western New York. ***PHOTO1*** Bon Jovi addressed the matter in a...

Former Buffalo Sabres Owner Tom Golisano Set to Enter Buffalo Bills
August 2nd, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Thought to be left out of the running after Tuesday's deadline passed, former Buffalo Sabres owner Tom Golisano is apparently getting into the Buffalo Bills bidding derby after all. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Post reported that Golisano will enter the bidding process early next week. Golisano was expected to submit a bid before the 5 p.m. Tuesday deadline, but that deadline came and...

Buffalo Bills Bid by Toronto Group not Sitting Well Amid Stadium Study News
July 26th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The news that a Toronto-based group looking at buying the Buffalo Bills had a stadium feasibility study done in greater Toronto had rankled a lot of feathers stateside. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press broke the news that the group, led by Jon Bon Jovi and Maple Leaf Sports, had the study done at...

Buffalo Bills Bid Officially Started by Jon Bon Jovi-Led Toronto Group
July 19th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The paperwork is in place for a Jon Bon Jovi-led group from Toronto to make a bid on the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press reported Friday that the group has retained a banking firm and submitted paperwork. The group includes the Rogers family and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, owner of...

More than 60 Potential Buyers Position for Buffalo Bills Sale
July 14th, 2014 at 5:31 PM
The future of Buffalo Bills ownership is still in limbo after the passing of Ralph C. Wilson Jr. back on March 25 of this year. ***PHOTO1*** Many prospective buyers have entered the fray, but most have remained nameless thus far. The only known interested parties are Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, Tom...

Buffalo Bills Stadium Report to Be Delayed Several Weeks
July 12th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
A report commissioned by New York state on a site for a potential new Buffalo Bills stadium won't be done on time. ***PHOTO1*** The report had been due Friday, but Empire State Development - an agency charged with business matters in New York - said the report will be delayed until the...

Several Other Billionaires in the Mix to Potentially Purchase Buffalo Bills
July 7th, 2014 at 5:04 PM
Numerous names have been bandied about concerning the potential purchase of the Buffalo Bills. Real Estate Mogul Donald Trump, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula, and former Sabres owner Tom Golisano have all been mentioned as new owners of the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** According to Marc Ganis, president of Chicago-based Sports Corp. Ltd., several...

Buffalo Bills’ Attempt to Dismiss Buffalo Jills Cheerleaders Lawsuit Dismissed
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
A court dismissal Tuesday of a lawsuit brought about by the Buffalo Bills paves the way for their cheerleading squad to sue the team and other parties over pay and working conditions. ***PHOTO1*** Supreme Court Justice Timothy Drury dismissed the Bills' request for dismissal in a case brought against the team by...

Buffalo Bills May not Be in Need of New Stadium, Gov. Andrew Cuomo Says
June 25th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills might only be a last resort if it were a deal-breaker in keeping the team in Western New York. ***PHOTO1*** Cuomo addressed the issue during an event Tuesday in Buffalo. He said the state is already paying for a...

Buffalo Sabres Owner Terry Pegula Addresses Buffalo Bills Ownership Situation
June 21st, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula addressed his potential ownership of the Buffalo Bills for the first time Friday. But he stopped short of saying he's actually bidding on the team. ***PHOTO1*** Pegula released a statement through the team that served as a quasi-confirmation of his interest in the team, which he had reportedly expressed interest in for some...

Jacobs Family Contemplates Funding New Stadium for Buffalo Bills
June 16th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
The Jacobs family, owners of both the Boston Bruins and Delaware North Companies, is prepared to help fund the building of  a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills, according to sources. ***PHOTO1*** Jeremy Jacobs, Delaware North Companies CEO, has long-been rumored as a potential new owner of the Buffalo Bills when previous...

Buffalo Sabres Owner Terry Pegula Set to Make Play for Buffalo Bills
June 14th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
There could soon be a monopoly in the Buffalo sports scene, as Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula is apparently ready to make a play to buy the Buffalo Bills. ***PHOTO1*** WGRZ reported that the Pegula family is preparing a bid for the Bills. His daughter, Kelly, said on Twitter she could not...

Buffalo Bills Bid Coming from Tom Golisano – If the Price is Right
June 7th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
Another bidder has confirmed interest in buying the Buffalo Bills. Another bidder has also said he won't pay too much for the franchise even as he tries to keep it in Western New York. ***PHOTO1*** Billionaire Ton Golisano confirmed his bid to the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle during an appearance in Rochester earlier...

Buffalo Bills Set Five-year High in Season Ticket Sales
May 31st, 2014 at 11:45 AM
A 14-year playoff drought has done little to quell the enthusiasm of Buffalo Bills fans, who are buying season tickets for the 2014 season at a brisk pace. ***PHOTO1*** The club reported this past week that it's already surpassed the 44,000-ticket plateau. That's the most sold since 55,194 were sold in 2009...

Donald Trump Confirms Bid to Buy Buffalo Bills is Coming
May 28th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Real estate mogul Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that he's moving forward with plans to buy the Buffalo Bills. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Trump didn't exactly sound dead-set on acquiring the team: "We are going to put in a bid. I don't know what's going to happen in...

Buffalo Fan Alliance Adds Four Members in Fight to Keep Buffalo Bills in Town
May 27th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Three Buffalo Bills alumni and a member of the city's business community have joined the fight to keep the team in Western New York. Former Bills receiver James Lofton, lineman Joe DeLamielleure and linebacker Billy Shaw have joined the advisory board of the Buffalo Fan Alliance. Also signing on is developer...