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NFL finance committee unanimous in approving Pegulas to be next Bills owners

bills.buffalonews.com — NEW YORK -- The NFL's finance committee met with Terry and Kim Pegula today about buying the Buffalo Bills and unanimously recommended they become the team's next owners. Terry and Kim Pegula walked out of the NFL's headquarters at 345 Park Ave.

Terry Pegula addresses media in NYC

video.buffalonews.com — Terry Pegula briefly spoke to the media following today's NFL finance committee meeting. NFL executive VP Eric Grubman introduces him.

Grisanti plans active run on the Independence line

buffalonews.com — State Sen. Mark J. Grisanti said Tuesday he will wage an active campaign on the Independence line for the 60th District seat this fall following his defeat last week in the Republican primary.Grisanti's campaign looms as a decidedly underdog effort, since victories for such a major ...
Sep 17, 2014

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Sep 17, 2014

Grisanti creates a 3-way race in Buffalo, complicating things for the NY Senate GOP. buffalonews.com/city-region/el…

Sep 17, 2014

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Sep 17, 2014

RT @CTLizB: .@senatorgrisanti, who will run on Indy line in Nov: "Who knows who will get indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office?" buffalonews.com/city-region/el…

Sex offender apprehended in NCCC dorm

buffalonews.com — SANBORN - A sex offender who had been wearing a GPS monitoring device was apprehended Wednesday morning in a dorm apartment on the Niagara County Community College campus.Authorities set up a perimeter, Niagara County sheriff's deputies entered the apartment and took Dustin S... - The Buffalo News

Jessey, Asmundson named Canisius hockey captains

campuswatch.buffalonews.com — Senior defenseman Doug Jessey was named captain of the Canisius College men's hockey team while senior goaltender Keegan Asmundson was named assistant captain. Jessey set career highs last season with 22 points on eight goals and 14 assists. He was named to the 2014 Atlantic Hockey All-Tournament Team, recording seven...

Keith Rivers practices on a limited basis, Randell Johnson sits out

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills welcomed linebacker Keith Rivers back to practice today on a limited basis after the sixth-year veteran missed Sunday's win over Miami with a groin injury. "I felt pretty good. I'm moving around pretty well and just keep taking it day by day," Rivers said after practice.
Sep 17, 2014

BN Blitz: Keith Rivers practices on a limited basis, Randell Johnson sits out bills.buffalonews.com/2014/09/17/kei… via @TheBuffaloNews

C.J. Spiller named AFC Special Teams Player of the Week

bills.buffalonews.com — The Buffalo Bills have gone back to back in winning the AFC Special Teams Player of the Week award. Running back C.J. Spiller is the most recent, following his 102-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in Week Two against the Miami Dolphins.

Bills report only club seats remaining for next three home games

bills.buffalonews.com — A 2-0 start has Buffalo Bills feeling it. According to the team, only club seats remain for the next three home games: Sunday against San Diego, Oct. 12 against New England and Oct. 19 against Minnesota. Marc Honan, the Bills' chief marketing officer, said this afternoon the final home game of the year -- Dec.

UB notebook: Ross ‘all in’ after making cornerback debut

buffalonews.com — Boise Ross said he did not have any hesitation when University at Buffalo coach Jeff Quinn asked if he would consider moving from offense to defense."The team needed me, and I wanted to help the team in any way I could," Ross said after Tuesday's practice.Ros... - The Buffalo News
Sep 17, 2014

Now a CB, UB's Ross motivated to make impact "on the dark side" buffalonews.com/city-region/ub…

Astorino’s son mad at Cuomo over doctored photo

buffalonews.com — ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has alienated some environmentalists, gun owners, public employee unions, teachers and many liberals. Now, he's ticked off an 11-year-old kid from Westchester. Sean Astorino happens to be the son of Rob Astorino, the Westchester County executive who is running against Cuomo in the November election.
Sep 17, 2014

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Nolan’s trust goes deep with assistants he hired

buffalonews.com — Ted Nolan's core philosophies revolve around faith and trust. The Sabres' coach urges people around him to have faith in a brighter future. He believes people who trust each other will create a better organization.That's why it was so important for him to get the right... - The Buffalo News
Sep 17, 2014

RT @BuffNewsVogl: Ted Nolan’s core philosophies revolve around faith and trust. He showed that with the Sabres' new coaching staff. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

Sep 17, 2014

Ted Nolan’s core philosophies revolve around faith and trust. He showed that with the Sabres' new coaching staff. buffalonews.com/sports/sabres-…

House passes Reed bill to boost manufacturing

buffalonews.com — WASHINGTON - "Manufacturing innovation hubs" soon could be formed around the country thanks to legislation that passed the House late Monday and could win Senate passage soon, the bill's chief sponsor, Rep. Tom Reed, said Tuesday.

Possibility of Thruway toll increase emerges after rejection of bridge funding

buffalonews.com — ALBANY - The federal government Tuesday rejected most of the Cuomo administration's bid to use $511 million from a clean water fund for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project, a decision that has implications for Thruway tolls across the entire state.The Environmental Prot... - The Buffalo News
Sep 17, 2014

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Sep 17, 2014

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Boys soccer outlook: Clarence has plenty of competition for ECIC I laurels

buffalonews.com — When Clarence coach Mike Silverstein says ECIC I is the most competitive he's seen, believe him.The WNY Coaches large school poll backs it up with Lancaster, Clarence and Orchard Park ranked 1-2-3. The Red Devils (4-0-1) are not only looking to win the league, they have either won o...
Sep 17, 2014

RT @bufnewspreptalk: Boys soccer outlook: Clarence plenty of challengers in ECIC I; US Academy takes toll; plus NFL, MMA, N-O, CCAA & more …

Prep Talk / By Miguel Rodriguez: Word of mouth helps St. Mary’s get numbers back up

buffalonews.com — The path to an undefeated start to the football season for St. Mary's/Lancaster began in rather daunting fashion.With the first team meeting newly hired head coach Chris Glenn held in June, there were more coaches (four) in the room than players (three). Six more student-athletes ar... - The Buffalo News
Sep 17, 2014

RT @miggyrod33: My first Prep Talk column. St. Mary's football gets numbers, winning games. buffalonews.com/sports/high-sc…

Sep 17, 2014

RT @bufnewspreptalk: Prep Talk column by @miggyrod33: Word of mouth helps @SMHAthletics football get numbers back up, now Lancers are 2-0 buffalonews.com/sports/high-sc…