Kim Pegula forces ‘old guard’ to rethink professional sports’ business model

Just when you think it’s safe to take a deep breath after the most contentious Buffalo Bills’ draft in years and the Sabres winning the lottery, a bomb drops on Tuesday – Russ Brandon, President of the Bills, Sabres and Continue reading Kim Pegula forces ‘old guard’ to rethink professional sports’ business model

1st Annual TWIT Award for WNY sports journalists on Twitter

Is the drumbeat leading up to the NFL draft driving you crazy? Are you ready for Thursday’s NFL Draft to be over? Do you feel like you will curl up and die if you read one more mock draft that Continue reading 1st Annual TWIT Award for WNY sports journalists on Twitter

Pegulas Still Learning Like Buffalo Bills Fans

The Pegulas would have released themselves by now.  But the owners get a bit of leeway in obtaining experience.  Buffalo’s first family is still learning how to run their teams.  A playoff cameo is a promising first credit. Buffalo’s years Continue reading Pegulas Still Learning Like Buffalo Bills Fans

Thinking ‘outside the box’ regarding Sabres’ dismal home record

It’s probably not a stretch to suggest the Buffalo Sabres have been disappointing this season. After a changing of the guard with coach Phil Housley and general manager Jason Botterill running the show, most fans understood there would be some Continue reading Thinking ‘outside the box’ regarding Sabres’ dismal home record

How we behave after this horror show defines us as a fan base

Here we go again. Only worse. It can’t be enough that the Sabres are playing like dead men on skates. The cruel winds of November blowing in from Lake Erie should have been enough warning of impending doom. Double whammy Continue reading How we behave after this horror show defines us as a fan base

Back to Day Jobs As Buffalo Bills Move From Primetime

I had forgotten what it’s like to be nervous for football.  The Buffalo Bills did the same.  Thursday was the perfect time to revert to previous hideous form is in front of a semi-national audience.  With eight games gone and Continue reading Back to Day Jobs As Buffalo Bills Move From Primetime

Work in Progress as Buffalo Bills Take a Break

Messing up a winnable game shouldn’t feel normal.  But reality sets in even as the division gets strange.  The New York Jets, New England Patriots, and Buffalo Bills all have the same record after five games.  It’s just like everyone Continue reading Work in Progress as Buffalo Bills Take a Break

Rex Ryan-led Buffalo Bills Driven By Personality

Temperament can win football games.  Maybe.  Sure, you have to put just a little effort into it.  But a team’s character is what focuses energy.  Maintaining a style in victory is a signature of athletic success.  Said identity is naturally Continue reading Rex Ryan-led Buffalo Bills Driven By Personality