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

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

For The Pegulas, Identifying Congruent Values Key To Finding Next Buffalo Bills Coach

The Pegula’s probably didn’t anticipate beginning their first offseason as NFL owners with a drama quite like the one that the Buffalo Bills’ former head coach and quarterback Doug Marrone and Kyle Orton dropped in their lap. Fortunately, the Sabres Continue reading For The Pegulas, Identifying Congruent Values Key To Finding Next Buffalo Bills Coach

The Intangibles: Throw Away All Preconceived Notions Regarding The Buffalo Bills

It seems like this fan base has experienced a more volatile football season than any other fan base in the National Football League. Arguably the 49ers, Ravens, and Vikings have experienced some turmoil, but nothing close to the death of Continue reading The Intangibles: Throw Away All Preconceived Notions Regarding The Buffalo Bills

Terry Pegula Steps Into Ownership, Change Looming Ahead For Buffalo Bills

The Buffalo Bills fresh start still isn’t official.  Nothing will really change until the perpetual postseason outcasts beat the Patriots frequently enough to call the conflict a rivalry.  After failing to maintain transition-related excitement, their new owner already has a losing record Continue reading Terry Pegula Steps Into Ownership, Change Looming Ahead For Buffalo Bills

Message To Bills Fans: Savor This Moment

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There are few events in our lives that rock our world in a good way. Most “epic moments” involve horrible things like the assassination of a President, or planes flying into skyscrapers, government agencies, and into the ground by heroes Continue reading Message To Bills Fans: Savor This Moment

Terry Pegula Approved as New Owner of Buffalo Bills: Where Do We Go From Here?

Terry Pegula was approved by the NFL to become the Buffalo Bills’ owner on Wednesday morning during the fall NFL owners meeting.  The only thing left to do is for the new owners to wire the money to the Ralph Wilson Continue reading Terry Pegula Approved as New Owner of Buffalo Bills: Where Do We Go From Here?

Tension in Buffalo Bills Organization: Doug Marrone at Odds with Doug Whaley, Russ Brandon

CBS Sports Jason LaCanfora recently reported about a growing rift between Buffalo Bills head coach Doug Marrone and the front office including General Manager Doug Whaley, President Russ Brandon, and Pro Personal Director Jim Monos.  There was speculation of tension back in February that Continue reading Tension in Buffalo Bills Organization: Doug Marrone at Odds with Doug Whaley, Russ Brandon

The Intangibles: Is Doug Marrone Suffering Second-Year Syndrome?

The second year for most NFL head coaches is generally a treacherous time. After a honeymoon period during their first year, the second year for most NFL head coaches is all about getting results. Similar to what happens with players Continue reading The Intangibles: Is Doug Marrone Suffering Second-Year Syndrome?

The Ultimate Summer Vacation: Training Camp BillsMafia Style

Apparently some people around here seem to prefer visiting Paris over a trip to Pittsford and Buffalo, New York this time of year. At least that’s the message I got after some Wyoming folks recently asked me if I’d be Continue reading The Ultimate Summer Vacation: Training Camp BillsMafia Style