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Sep 1, 2021

Former Bills football player accused of sexual assault at local bar

Former Buffalo Bills football player Cornelius Bennett is being sued by a woman who claims Bennett sexually abused her in 1992 at the Otter Lodge in Brighton. Bennett, 56, was a linebacker for the Buffalo Bills from 1987 to 1995. He is 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighed about 240 pounds when he was […]

Aug 9, 2021

Fan seeks video of fight at Bills game

A Canadian man who was injured while trying to break up a fight at a Buffalo Bills football game is asking a judge to order the team to provide video footage and other information to help him identify potential defendants in a lawsuit seeking damages for his injuries. Joshua Douglas, who lives in Ontario, Canada, […]

Nov 6, 2017

Was Trump behind 2014 effort to foil Bon Jovi’s NFL bid?

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Was Donald Trump the secret force behind the seemingly grassroots 2014 campaign to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying the NFL’s Buffalo Bills? That’s what those involved are saying now, three years after the billionaire and the rocker were competing to buy the Bills. At the heart of the effort was […]

Oct 4, 2017

Buffalo Jills’ suit against Bills and NFL proceeds

A class-action wage theft lawsuit filed by cheerleaders for the Buffalo Bills football team will move forward, thanks to a recent decision by the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court. The Fourth Department affirmed a June 2016 decision by state Supreme Court Justice Timothy J. Drury to certify the class-action complaint originally filed in April […]

Jul 2, 2015

McKenzie still in the game

HIGHLAND PARK, Mich. — The weeds and wild grass rose well above Reggie McKenzie’s knees as the former Buffalo Bills star walked the field bearing his name in the small Detroit enclave of Highland Park. With two weeks until the start of the youth football camp he’s been running for four decades, the city-owned field had yet to […]

Dec 8, 2014

Congress considers its own form of sports ‘blackout’

Consumers and taxpayers help pay for the stadiums and other sports venues of professional sports teams, pave the way for the roads to get to them, buy all kinds of fan gear and then face the threat of not being able to see their favorite teams play on television because of a broadcast blackout. The […]

Oct 21, 2014

Post-Bills game arrests

New York State Police issued 42 traffic tickets, including three for driving while intoxicated, Sunday in its DWI saturation patrol to coincide with the Buffalo Bills home game in Orchard Park. The DWI tickets were issued to men from Erie, Monroe and Genesee counties. One ticket was issued to a Michigan man for aggravated DWI […]

Sep 10, 2014

Buffalo Bills fans relieved by choice of new owner

ORCHARD PARK (AP) — It’s the assurance that Buffalo Bills fans have been seeking since well before the death of the team’s 95-year-old founder and owner Ralph Wilson Jr.: The team’s not going anywhere. A day after word came that Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have reached an agreement to buy the NFL […]

Sep 10, 2014

Pegulas’ $1.4 billion bid to buy Bills pays off

ORCHARD PARK — The NFL-record bid Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula have made to buy the Bills is already paying off. Their offer of $1.4 billion has quickly resulted in an outpouring of support generated in their adopted home. The Bills aren’t going anywhere thanks to the deep-pocketed Pegulas who reached a “definitive […]

Jun 26, 2014

Cuomo doubts need for new Bills venue

BUFFALO (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t convinced the Buffalo Bills will need a new stadium once the team is sold, but said the state will help out if one is required. In Buffalo on Tuesday, Cuomo said whatever happens will depend on what conditions the new owner and National Football League set for keeping […]

Jun 20, 2014

Sources: Bills prospective buyers contacted

ORCHARD PARK (AP) — The bidding for the Buffalo Bills is set to begin now that prospective ownership groups are being contacted by a law firm representing late owner Ralph Wilson’s estate. And Sabres owner Terry Pegula is among the interested parties. Two people familiar with the sale process told The Associated Press on Thursday […]

May 29, 2014

AP: Golisano expresses plans to buy Bills

BUFFALO (AP) — People involved with the negotiations say billionaire Tom Golisano has met with Buffalo Bills officials and public leaders, and informed them of his interest in purchasing the franchise. A person said Golisano, the former Buffalo Sabres owner and failed gubernatorial candidate from Rochester, also has had talks with developer Scott Congel to […]

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