Jim Kelly declared cancer-free

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

In what has to be one of the best sports stories in the past few years, former Buffalo Bills quarterback Jim Kelly was declared cancer-free on Thursday after follow-up biopsies this week came back negative. On June 3, 2013, Kelly announced that he had been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma in ...

Bon Jovi writes letter to Buffalo; fans not impressed

Monday, August 4th, 2014

With Andre Reed's Hall of Fame induction and Buffalo playing in prime time to officially kick off the NFL preseason Sunday night, the Bills received more national attention this weekend than they have at any point since the height of the Zubaz Era. But one of the prospective new owners ...

Woe is Buffalo: America’s Most Miserable Sports City

Friday, July 11th, 2014

LeBron James' decision to return to Cleveland has had an unintended consequence: sealing Buffalo, New York's fate as the most mind-numbingly depressing city in which one can be a sports fan. For years, the competition on the opposite ends of Lake Erie was fierce and unrelenting. The resumes are remarkably similar: ...

Jon Bon Jovi denies interest in buying Bills

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The Buffalo Bills are like bad medicine. And long ago, Jon Bon Jovi established that bad medicine is what he needs. So it would make sense CBSSports.com reported on Sunday that the '80s rocker has expressed interest in purchasing the team when current owner Ralph Wilson dies. But on Monday, it became ...

Mario Williams sues ex for $785,000 engagement ring

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

Since it's impossible to earn a ring on the field as a Buffalo Bill, Mario Williams is going to court. The highest-priced free agent defensive end in NFL history will go to a hearing Friday in Houston after suing his ex-fiancee for the $785,000 engagement ring he proposed to her with. ...

Browns beat out Bills for Costner comedy

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

For as long as I have written for this blog, I have chronicled the Battle of Lake Erie between Cleveland and Buffalo for the right to be called America's most tortured sports city. It turns out I wasn't the only one paying attention. "Draft Day" is a soon-to-be filmed sports comedy ...

“Lights Out” for washed-up Merriman

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Fittingly, like a bolt of lightning, Shawne Merriman's career has come and gone in a flash. The outside linebacker who burst onto the NFL scene with the Chargers in his first three seasons announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 28, ending his career far short of the Canton-bound ...

Lovie Smith a perfect fit for Buffalo

Monday, December 31st, 2012

On Sunday, I threatened to burn every piece of Bears paraphernalia in my wardrobe if they brought Lovie Smith back next year after becoming just the second NFL team in history — and the first not coached by Norv Turner — to miss the playoffs after a 7-1 start. A day ...