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March 31, 2020 - 3:15 pm
As expected, NFL teams voted Tuesday to expand the postseason by two teams beginning this coming season. The playoffs will expand from 12 to 14 teams, adding one team in each conference. The seeding for the postseason will also be changed to accomodate the expanded team. Now, the No. 1 overall seed...
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March 31, 2020 - 2:53 pm
Isaiah McKenzie had no idea that the Buffalo Bills were going to trade for Stefon Diggs, and he doesn't know if the team is going to sign or draft any more wide receivers to add to the competition in, what's becoming, a crowded depth chart at the position. None of that mattered to him when it came...
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March 31, 2020 - 2:49 pm
(WGR 550) - The NHL has extended its self-quarantine period to April 15. It’s really no surprise because all team facilities and ice arenas remain closed with no end in sight for the COVID-19 pandemic. I would anticipate that it will be extended again once we get closer to April 15.
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March 31, 2020 - 1:49 pm
(WGR 550) - The NHL Players Association has voted on its annual player poll. Over 600 players were surveyed in many categories. I like this because it’s players voting on fellow players. Here are some of the results on what the players voted on: BEST FORWARD: Connor McDavid Edm. 68.4% Sidney Crosby...
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March 31, 2020 - 11:32 am
If you feel out the vibe around this Buffalo Bills defensive line, it would be hard to tell the team lost two of its best lineman from the 2019 season in free agency. Despite both DE Shaq Lawson and DT Jordan Phillips skipping town, the defensive line is primed to be vastly improved in 2020. It is...
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March 30, 2020 - 5:19 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Before the Sabres left for Montreal on March 11, the team was already practicing social distancing with interviews and keeping the media at least six feet away. At that time things were changing by the minute and it continued on Wednesday. Jack Eichel participated in a NHL...
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March 30, 2020 - 2:14 pm
The first wave of free agency is over. With the NFL Draft set to go forward on April 23-25, here's a look at how much cap space each NFL team has to work with currently. Figures are courtesy of ESPN's Field Yates and rounded to two decimal places. Bill O'Brien has his work cut out. Photo credit (...
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March 30, 2020 - 1:19 pm
From Derek Plante's first-round Game 7 overtime goal in 1997 against the Ottawa Senators to the Stanley Cup Finals against the Dallas Stars in 1999, former Buffalo Sabres captain Michael Peca joined me to give an oral history of the Sabres' late '90s teams, including all of their playoff series' in...
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March 29, 2020 - 7:21 pm
NFL free agency officially began almost two weeks ago, although the Bills got a bit of a head-start when they signed cornerback Josh Norman, who was available already since he had been released by the Washington Redskins. Counting Norman, so far through this free agency period, the Bills have...
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March 27, 2020 - 3:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - The Sabres and the NHL have been self-quarantined for just over two weeks. Buffalo flew home from Montreal early on March 19 and everybody dispersed from the airport. On Wednesday March 18, everybody was getting back from dinner when it was revealed that the NBA had it’s...
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