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Make your way around red, white and blue-clad tailgating lots near One Bills Drive and you'll find throngs of fans that can at least agree on something – their love for the Buffalo Bills. What many fans can't seem to agree on is what to call the team's home field in Orchard Park. Name changes have forced Bills fans to make a decision: Call it what they've learned to lov…

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You have probably spotted some of the Buffalo-themed T-shirts created by 26 Shirts. Learn the back story and mission of the company that has produced shirts such as "Abbott Road," "Orchard Park" and "It's Always Shady in Buffalo." https://youtu.be/G4EZXj1TdEY   http://buffalonews.com/2017/09/07/merch-tent-trust-process-t-shirt/

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Doug Whaley finally gave the State of the Union-type of address that Bills fans have been waiting for. The day after a season-ending loss to the New York Jets that dropped the Bills to 7-9, Whaley answered many questions for 39 minutes but provided only a few answers. Here are some notable tweets from the press conference: https://twitter.com/Espngreeny/status/816…

So there you have it – the Buffalo Bills have official cut ties with head coach Rex Ryan. The team announced on Twitter Tuesday that Ryan has been relieved of his duties and offensive coordinator Anthony will take over as interim head coach.  Ryan's brother, Rob Ryan, who served as assistant head coach/defense, was also fired. The Bills fell to 7-8 after a Week 16 lo…

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Western New York native and Chicago Blackhawks star Patrick Kane is selling his Hamburg mansion. Kane's 5,878 square-foot lakeside home on Old Lake Shore Road is listed for $3.2 million. The 28-year-old South Buffalo native purchased the home for $2.86 million in 2012, and there's been "probably half a million dollars in improvements" since, according to Dennis Dargavel…

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Third grader Carmine Doty had one Christmas wish this year, but it wasn't one he planned on ripping wrapping paper off of. His wish came true Wednesday when his dad returned home early from military service to surprise him during his class at West Buffalo Charter School. Watch the special reunion between Carmine and his dad, Petty Officer First Class Nick Doty, below…

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Ah, the holiday season. The one time of year people willingly swallow their pride by donning ugly holiday sweaters and flexing their golden pipes all in the name of Christmas. The Buffalo Sabres joined in on the fun by performing a dramatic reading of Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” to give fans a special holiday gift. Check it out: https://twitte…

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Buffalo Bills tailgaters will get some national screentime this Thursday night, and it won't be because of butt-chugs and table slams. Canadian chef Matty Matheson from the TV show "Dead Set on Life" on Viceland visited Orchard Park earlier this season to dig his teeth into some of Bills tailgaters' best dishes and soak in the experience from the famous Hammer's Lot. …

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Buffalo likes to have fun with Doug Marrone and Monday was no different. The Jacksonville Jaguars named Marrone its interim head coach today to replace the fired Gus Bradley, nearly two years since the former Bills coach took a $4 million opt-out in his contract and quit on the team. Here are some tweets reacting to the news: https://twitter.com/StephenURecruit/st…

History

On Nov. 25, 1976, 40 years ago today, Buffalo Bills running back O.J. Simpson rushed for an NFL-record 273 yards and two touchdowns in front of a national TV audience on Thanksgiving Day. Only problem was the rest of the Bills offense was pitiful. Quarterback Gary Marangi completed just 4 of 21 passes for 29 yards and threw an interception as Bills lost to the Detroit L…