| More
Buffalo Sports
Articles
The Tyrod Taylor Saga continues -- if one exists. Taylor leads Bills to last-minute, likely game-winning touchdown drive in Week 16 against Miami, throwing a go-ahead TD pass on fourth down. A win keeps the Bills' playoff hopes alive going to the season...
The 2016-17 season for the Rochester Americans has not gone so well as originally thought. The Buffalo Sabres' farm team have the second worst record in the American Hockey League at 21-29-0-2 and 44 points. Rochester has given up the fourth most goals...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Last week, I looked at the Bills upcoming Unrestricted Free Agents, what their situation may hold for them, and how I believe the team should handle each (see below for links). The Bills...
Patrick Kane picked up a goal and an assist at KeyBank Center on Sunday, part of the Blackhawks' 5-1 rout over the Sabres. The win ended a three-game winning streak for Buffalo and extended Chicago's victorious streak over the Sabres to 11 games. ...
Joey Logano took advantage of a last lap collision between Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski to win the Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.  Logano was running third when Keselowski attempted to pass Hamiln...
The Buffalo Bandits ended a three-game losing streak on Sunday afternoon with a 16-15 overtime win over the New England Black Wolves.  Mitch de Snoo scored the game winner just 25 seconds into overtime after he intercepted a New England pass and took...
With the blue line returning to full health, the Buffalo Sabres had placed defenseman Taylor Fedun on waivers on Saturday before their matchup with the St. Louis Blues. 24-hours later, Fedun has cleared waivers and been assigned to the Rochester Americans...
With Cody Franson returning to the lineup on Saturday, the Sabres have eight defensemen on the roster. Dan Bylsma has said they won’t carry eight, so Taylor Fedun has been waived.   In 25 games with Buffalo Fedun has no goals and seven assists....
Another slow start doomed the Buffalo Bandits as they lost to the New England Black Wolves 14-11 on Friday night at the Key Bank Center.  The Bandits fell behind 4-0 just past the halfway point of the first quarter, which led to starting goaltender...
Despite scoring 12 goals in 58 games, it has not been an easy season for Matt Moulson. The winger is on a pace for 17 goals, but nine of his 12 goals this season have come on the power play.   Buffalo has the number one power play in the NHL, but it’s...
With the NHL Trade Deadline rapidly approaching, the rumors and speculations surrounding teams looking to sell off assets will continue to sky-rocket. The Buffalo Sabres currently sit just three points out of a playoff spot with games on Saturday and Sunday...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have 22 unrestricted free agents set to hit the open market next month. This week, I’ll be summarizing and stating what I think the team’s approach should be with each one....
Check out what Robin Lehner, Sam Reinhart and Evan Rodrigues had to say after the Sabres' 2-0 win over the Avalanche.  Robin Lehner "It was kind of nice, I kind of started getting bored there in the 2nd a little bit, but it was very nice...
Press release from Buffalo Bills ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. – The Buffalo Bills today announced that the team has agreed to terms with LB Ramon Humber. In accordance with team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.   Humber, a 5-11, 232-pound...
The Colorado Avalanche are by far the worst team in the NHL. Colorado has 32 points which is 13 point behind Arizona and 26 points in back of Buffalo. Ryan O’Reilly played 427 games with Colorado before being traded to Buffalo and he said he didn’t...
It appears as though Tony Romo will be hitting the NFL's open market as a free agent. At least that is what he thinks. According to ESPN's Ed Werder, the 36-year old quarterback is expecting to be released by the Dallas Cowboys instead of being...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have 23 unrestricted free agents set to hit the open market next month. This week, I’ll be summarizing and stating what I think the team’s approach should be with each one....
Read reaction from Justin Bailey and Robin Lehner after Buffalo's 3-2 win over the Senators on Tuesday. Justin Bailey "It was a great job by [McCabe]. I can't say that enough. That doesn't go unnoted when a defenseman can get the puck...
With 24 games left in the 2016-17 season, the Montreal Canadiens have made a change at head coach. On Tuesday afternoon, general manager Marc Bergevin announced that the team has appointed former Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien as the new bench boss...
The Sabres got some good news and some bad news at their morning skate. Zach Bogosian is returning after missing six games and most of a seventh with a rib injury. Evander Kane missed the skate because of an illness and is questionable.   Matt Moulson...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have 23 unrestricted free agents set to hit the open market next month. This week, I’ll be summarizing and stating what I think the team’s approach should be with each...
Robin Lehner is one of those athletes that’s honest in his answers. After a tough 4-2 loss to Vancouver on Sunday, Lehner was very angry as he spoke on our postgame show. He talked about how players try to get fancy instead of making the easy play. He...
Things boiled over in the locker room after the loss to Vancouver. Kyle Okposo was very angry saying that they spent a lot of time in the morning talking about how they must play in the second period and they did the exact opposite. He called the second period...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have 23 unrestricted free agents set to hit the open market next month. This week, I’ll be summarizing and stating what I think the team’s approach should be with each one. ...
Robin Lehner, Kyle Okposo and Dan Bylsma didn't hold back after the Sabres' 4-2 loss to Vancouver on Sunday. Robin Lehner "We didn't play good today at all. We made two plays, we scored two goals. That's about it. It's not even...
Tyler Ennis scored early for the Sabres, but the Vancouver Canucks used special teams to their advantage to defeat the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Sunday night at KeyBank Center. First Period 19:00 - There is jump in both teams early on. Robin Lehner is going...
The Sabres have more injuries to deal with as they visit Toronto tonight.   Cody Franson is out two to three weeks with a bone bruise on his foot. Taylor Fedun will take his spot.   Nick Deslauriers had his wrist and hand heavily wrapped and...
The Sabres decided not to practice on Friday. Instead, Dan Bylsma held meetings and then the players had a soccer game up on the 100 level of the arena. Bylsma said, “We’ve played a ton of hockey the past 10 days and six in nine here, so we had...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   Sean McDermott is done hiring assistant coaches.  The Bills 2017 coaching staff is set, according to the team’s official website.  Offensive assistant Chad Hall, defensive assistant...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports     I haven’t posted a Tweet Stack in a while, but here are some things you’ve tweeted me and my responses to comments and questions.   @SalSports now that coaching...
Evander Kane did not take line rushes in the morning skate, but he did start on the second power play unit.   After scoring the overtime goal on Tuesday against San Jose, Kane tripped over Martin Jones’ pad and went crashing into the end wall...
With the lineup in question for tonight against the Anaheim Ducks, the Sabres have made a couple of call ups from the AHL. The Sabres have summoned forwards Derek Grant and Evan Rodrigues from the Rochester Americans. Sabres forward Zemgus Girgensons...
Read quotes from Jack Eichel, Evander Kane and Kyle Okposo following the Sabres' wild 5-4 OT win over the Sharks. Jack Eichel "I just think that's how we need to play for 60 minutes. I think we need to get that in our head. We start the 1st...
The Buffalo Bills have announced today that season ticket prices will not see an increase, and that prices for season tickets will remain the same as they were last year.    Season ticket prices will remain unchanged for 2017. #GoBills Details...
With back-to-back games, Anders Nilsson gets the start in goal tonight against San Jose. Nilsson’s last start was January 26 in Dallas which means it’ll be 12 days in between starts.   Nilsson does great here in Buffalo as he’s 6-1-1...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports   The Bills have hired Gill Byrd as their defensive backs coach and announced that Bobby Babich will serve as the assistant defensive backs coach.   Byrd is the father of former Bills and current...
The longest tenured head coach in the National Hockey League is now out of a job. Early Tuesday morning, the Boston Bruins announced that they have relieved head coach Claude Julien of his duties. Assistant head coach Bruce Cassidy will take over as head...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports The Bills have big decisions looming over the next month on quarterback Tyrod Taylor and cornerback Stephon Gilmore.  And they’re still weighing all the options with both players, according...
The Buffalo Sabres drop another game on the road after a 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey on Monday. Hear from our own Paul Hamilton following the loss as he joined Brian Koziol on the Sabres Post-Game Show....
Pavel Zacha's 3rd period goal proved to be the game-winner in the Devils' 2-1 victory over the Sabres on Monday. Robin Lehner stopped 37 shots in the loss. Scoring Adam Henrique opened the scoring with a power play goal at 8:46 of the 2nd...
The Sabres have reclaimed Derek Grant from Nashville and sent him to Rochester. Grant played just six games for the Preds picking up one assist.   In 35 games with the Sabres he had no goals and three assists. Grant has played 81 NHL games and is...
The Sabres begin a busy week of five games in seven days playing in New Jersey tonight. Buffalo will host San Jose on Tuesday.   The Sabres point percentage stands at .510 which has them tied with Detroit. The Devils are at .509 while the Lightning...
I hope the Atlanta Falcons NEVER win another game!  The Falcons completely ruined the Super Bowl for me.  I can't believe they lost that game.  I'm angrier at the Falcons than I was at Pete Carroll when he unbelievably decided not...
The New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons were playing for the same trophy, but under very different circumstances. The Falcons were searching for their first franchise Super Bowl, with Matt Ryan trying to show that he truly is an elite quarterback. The...
The National Football League has announced its newest class of football players and icons to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The announcement was made at the NFL Honors ceremony at the Wortham Theater Center in Houston, Texas on Saturday night...
On the night before Super Bowl LI takes place from NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, the National Football League held its sixth annual NFL Honors ceremony from the Wortham Theater Center on Saturday night. The night primarily belonged to Atlanta Falcons quarterback...
The rollercoaster of players for the Sabres continues. Buffalo will get Josh Gorges and Jake McCabe back from injury, but they’re losing Zach Bogosian who is day-to-day with a rib injury. Taylor Fedun will be the healthy scratch.   Gorges missed...
The Buffao Bandits early season woes continued Friday night in Toronto with a uninspired 18-10 loss to the Rock. The defeat dropped the Bandits record to 1-4, and they are last in the NLL East division.  Buffalo once again got off to a slow start as...
Ryan Gates @ryan_wgr Tyrod Taylor has been making the rounds on Radio Row this week as a representative of New Era Cap Company. On Friday, he sat down with John Murphy to discuss his recovery from groin surgery, and his future with the Buffalo Bills....
Terry Pegula is down in Houston taking in the sights and sounds of the Super Bowl for the first time as an owner. He sat down with John Murphy on Radio Row. Pegula commented on his impression of Sean McDermott's job thus far as Bills Head Coach among...
Hear Paul Hamilton break down Buffalo's 2-1 overtime loss to the Rangers on the Sabres postgame show.
A late goal by Cody Franson brought the Sabres even with the New York Rangers, but Chris Kreider's goal in overtime helped the New York Rangers to a 2-1 win over the Sabres on Tursday night from KeyBank Center. First Period 17:04 - Buffalo has had...
The Buffalo Sabres are looking to shore up their center depth heading into the final stretch of the season. However, Sabres general manager Tim Murray is not going to find that depth on this current roster. On Thursday, the Sabres placed Cal O'Reilly...
The Buffalo Bills continue to add to the current coaching staff under first year head coach, Sean McDermott. The team announced on Thursday the hiring of five coaches to McDermott's staff, which includes Phil McGeoghan, John Egorugwu, Marc Lubick, Matt...
If the Sabres want to make that run for the playoffs, they can’t go on three game losing streaks. To me, if they lose to the Rangers tonight, it pretty much washes away their 7-3-1 stretch in January.   Buffalo was awful in Montreal and Dan Bylsma...
Turnovers and mistakes led to a 2nd period that saw the Canadiens score three times en route to a 5-2 win over the Sabres. See what Cody Franson, Jack Eichel and Dan Bylsma told the media after the game. Cody Franson "It wasn't good enoug in the...
Its time for professional and college sports to step back in time.   We need to return to the days when instant replay was for just for viewers at home and not used to correct officiating errors.  I don’t mean to sound like a 54 year old...
Kyle Okposo was back for his first practice after playing in the All-Star Game. He actually stayed on the ice longer than any of his teammates trying to shake some of his jetlag.   It’s a full experience for the players when they get chosen the...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports For all the uncertainty and widely perceived lack of direction at One Bills Drive a month ago, at least one plan was clearly put into action and has now become crystal clear.  New head coach Sean McDermott...
Tyler Ennis has only been able to score one goal since returning from groin surgery five games ago. If you watch Ennis skate, you can tell it’s still bothering him as he’s not up to his speed. Dan Bylsma said, “It’s still a process...
  ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Pro Bowl has long been more about showmanship than competition. Clearly, that memo missed Lorenzo Alexander. The Buffalo Bills linebacker could have just sat on a late interception for the win, but instead...
For the second straight year, the NHL All-Star Game went to their popular 3-on-3 format with all four divisions in the league competing for a chance to win $1 million. This year, the Metropolitan Division came out on top after a 4-3 win over the Pacific...
Jeremy White whitey@wgr550.com @JeremyWGR     Hi there!  You might remember me from such contentious rebuilds as “The Buffalo Sabres”, and… no that’s the only one really. I drove the Sabres tank and I’d...
History was made at tennis' first major event of the year in Melbourne, Australia. Serena Williams captured her 23rd major title with a straight sets win over her older sister Venus on Saturday in the Women's Final at the 2017 Australian Open. Serena's...
On Friday night, the National Hockey League announced its Top 100 list of the 100 greatest players to play as part of the league's 100-year anniversary. 33 of the Top 100 players were named at the Centennial Classic on January 1st, with those players primarily...
The Buffalo Bills have re-signed one of their upcoming free agents for the 2017 season, giving safety Colt Anderson a new contract. Anderson, 31, only played in two games last season before he was placed on injured reserve on October 10. 2017 will be Anderson's...
Dan Bylsma, Sam Reinart, and Brian Gionta address the controversial no-goal calls in the final period of Buffalo's 4-3 loss in Dallas. Sam Reinhart "I don't know if it was tough to see on video or what, but it was 100% over the line. It's...
The Sabres gave up a 2-0 lead before ultimately falling to the Stars 4-3 on Thursday, putting an end to Buffalo's three-game winning streak. The game nearly went to overtime thanks to a late chance created by Jack Eichel -- replays appeared to show the...
The Sabres have won three straight games, all in overtime as they visit Dallas tonight. Buffalo is 7-3-1 in its last 11 games including a 4-1 win over the Stars.   Buffalo’s hot streak has them up to 19th in points percentage with a rate...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports While Bills front office personnel and scouting staff is in Mobile, Alabama, for this week’s Senior Bowl, and coaches are in Buffalo preparing for the 2017 season, the team released a statement...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports Here is a Buffalo Bills 2017 Free Agency and Offseason Tracker.  I'll update anything that needs to be as soon as new information becomes available:   Bills Unrestricted Free Agents...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter @SalSports Last week, the Bills confirmed, through a press release, that wide receiver Sammy Watkins underwent a second foot surgery to repair a fracture which occurred last offseason.  Noted foot specialist and Carolina...
It’s always fun when the parents and mentors come on their annual Sabres road trip. Every time I’ve seen Tyler Ennis and his mom, they’ve had huge smiles on their faces. Tyler is so happy she’s here, “It’s great, she’s...
Check out postgame quotes from Jack Eichel, Robin Lehner, Kyle Okposo and Dan Bylsma following the Sabres' 5-4 OT win in Nashville. Jack Eichel "We stuck with it for 60, and that's kind of been the motto of this team. We don't think that...
Jack Eichel scored twice, including a nasty overtime winner, sending the Sabres to a 5-4 victory over the Predators. Buffalo has won 3 straight games, all in overtime. Scoring The Sabres enjoyed a 2-man advantage in the 1st period, but Nashville ended...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports A report from the website FootballScoop.com says the Bills could be zeroing in on a new defensive backs coach: The Bills are targeting former Titans DBs coach Steve Brown for their DBs job, per...
I can’t take two weeks of this.  Two weeks of “The Patriot Way”. Two weeks of nobody runs an organization like the Patriots.  Two weeks of nobody can find players in every nook and cranny of the universe like the Patriots.  Two...
Dmitry Kulikov has played 20 games with the Sabres and he admitted on Tuesday that he hasn’t been healthy for any of them.   Kulikov is ready to return in Nashville after missing 12 games with a lower back problem. The defenseman said, “Getting...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports Tuesday morning, the Bills sent out a press reelase confirming the team had hired David Culley as it's next quarterbacks coach: Culley and new Bills head coach Sean McDermott were together on...
The Niagara Purple Eagles used a quick start at home to defeat the Canisius College Golden Griffins 91-84 on Monday night at the Gallagher Center. Niagara never trailed on their way to back-to-back Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference wins. Niagara connected...
NASCAR announced changes to the format of its races and the postseason for all three of its major national touring series on Monday evening.  Races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series will now be broken...
The Buffalo Bills had three more players invited to the National Football League's Pro Bowl in Orlando, bringing the total number of Bills invited to seven, the most for the team since 1998 when there were six players invited. Quarterback Tyrod...
By Sal Capaccio Twitter: @SalSports With Super Bowl LI putting a wrap on the 2016 NFL season in two weeks, and plenty of offseason events and work to be done, here are list of important dates for all NFL teams, courtesy of the NFL Communications...
With games and mandatory days off, the Sabres haven’t had too many team practices lately. With that in mind, Dmitry Kulikov has been practicing hard with rehab and development coach Dennis Miller.   Kulikov almost got a full practice in on Monday...
I don't like the Atlanta Falcons. I'd go for something stronger here like I hate the Atlanta Falcons but really, isn't there already enough hate in the world right now? Besides, to say I hate the Atlanta Falcons would imply that in some way...
Zach Bogosian's overtime winner propells the Buffalo Sabres past the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. The Sabres are now winners of back-to-back games, and will next travel to Nashville, Tennessee to play the Predators on Tuesday....
The Buffalo Bandits defeated the Vancouver Stealth 21-15 on Saturday night at the Key Bank Center for their first win of the 2017 season. Buffalo ended the game on a 6-0 run that broke a 15-15 tie and earned them a well-deserved victory. The win snapped...
Image Gallery
Check out WGR at the Bills Game Day on September 13th, 2015
Take a look inside the Van Miller Broadcast Booth
The Buffalo Bills are getting closer to the unveiling of the newly renovated Ralph Wilson Stadium to the general public. The team allowed WGR Sports Radio 550 have a sneak peak to see just how far along they are with a little under three weeks to go before...
WGR's Howard Simon was in Canton on Saturday to watch as Bills reciever Andre Reed was inducted in to the 2014 class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and he took a few pictures to commemorate the event.  Check them out! 
Buffalo, N.Y. (wgr550.com) - Buffalo Sabres first round draft pick Sam Reinhart was in studio with Howard Simon and Jeremy White.  Here are some photos we snapped in the studio.
The Buffalo Bills honor their founder and owner, Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. by opening up their Fieldhouse in Orchard Park to fans. All pictures by Joe Buscaglia
The WGR team was at the Gallagher Center Friday night for the Purple Eagles' double header.
WGR Sports Radio 550 at NOCO Express French and Borden with Sal
Amherst, N.Y. (WGR 550) -- The Buffalo Bills first round draft pick had little sleep and arrived in Buffalo early today.  Quarterback E.J. Manuel stopped in to visit with Howard SImon and Jeremy White in our WGR studios.  Here are some photos snapped...
Check out the pictures from the Transitowne event with Howard and the WGR Promo Team on March 16th!
Pictures from Sal Capaccio broadcasting live from the Labatt Pond Hockey Tournament
Sunoco sampling at the Bills tailgate at the last home game of the season on 12-30-12!
WGR's Pat Malacaro is in Ottawa for the 2012 NHL All-Star Weekend.  Head inside for his photos from Media Day and the Skills Competition.
WGR Ball Girls at Westwood Country Club in Amherst for the 5th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament.
It's the start of a brand new era for the Buffalo Bills. With brand new helmets and uniforms for the franchise, the next new thing to be installed is the brand new A-Turf that will make up the field at Ralph Wilson Stadium. Some major changes to the field...
The Buffalo Bills unveiled their new uniforms Friday night at Ralph Wilson Stadium.  Click to view the pictures!
Darth Vader was in the neighborhood, so he stopped by our studios to give Bulldog a Star Wars Bisons Jersey and to play some match game.
Should the Bills start Cardale Jones this season?
  Yes. He's had 1 year to learn, let's see what he's got
  No. I don't think we have a shot at playoffs if he starts
 
View Results
ADVERTISEMENT
Powered By InterTech Media, LLC™