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For the 13th year, the New York Times has put out its list of 52 Places to visit in the new year. Buffalo made the cut. It's quite an honor, considering this is an international list, including such far-flung locales as Colombia ("With the war over, the entire country is opening up") and Vierwaldstaettersee, Switzerland, which has ladybug-themed hiking trails and yod…

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For the second consecutive Sunday night, Bills fans congregated in cold weather at the airport to greet the returning Bills. While Sunday night's arrival was less celebratory with the Bills having lost to the Jaguars in the wild-card playoffs and it not being New Year's Eve, fans wanted to show their appreciation for the team that broke the franchise's 17-year playoff d…

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The Buffalo Bills lost 10-3 against the Jacksonville Jaguars, eliminating them from the AFC playoffs. While fans were disappointed, many were thankful to see their first Bills playoff game in 18 years. https://twitter.com/ChadMMurray/status/950116425682755584 https://twitter.com/NYGovCuomo/status/950134044536254466 https://twitter.com/lturrell16/status/95011602827…

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As the Bills formally ended their playoff drought in Jacksonville, one of the team's most infamous former players was raising a bit of a stir on Twitter. Was O.J. Simpson really at the Bills-Jaguars game, taking photos with fans, while wearing a LeSean McCoy jersey? Yes and no. The photos are real, but they're from a Bills Backers bar in Las Vegas, where former No. 3…

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That didn't take long. One week after Bengals QB Andy Dalton's touchdown pass ended the Bills' 17-year playoff drought, a Bills fan showed up with a tip of the hat to the man who has become a cult hero in Buffalo. https://twitter.com/BradleyGelber/status/949852327548194817 Buffalo's gratitude has been shown in other, more material ways, of course to both the Andy …

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Thanks to a moment of frustration from Sweden forward Lias Andersson, Williamsville native Bill Shaflucas is an internet sensation. Standing a few rows behind the glass following Sweden's 3-1 loss to Canada in the Gold Medal Game of the World Junior Championships, Shaflucas caught the silver medal flung into the stands by the captain of the losing team. "[Andersson] …

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Buffalo Bills fans have been donating en masse to the Andy & Jordan Dalton Foundation, after the Bills secured a playoff berth in part due to a Dalton-led Cincinnati Bengals comeback victory over the Baltimore Ravens. As of 5 p.m. Wednesday, more than 11,000 donors have contributed more than $255,792 to the foundation. Click here to make a donation. The effort wa…

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You probably saw the moment Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton completed the pass to Bengals wide receiver Tyler Boyd,  securing the Bengals 31-27 victory over the Ravens and a Bills playoff spot, but have you seen the moment set to Celine Dion's "My Heart Will Go On"? "My Heart Will Go On" will never get old. https://twitter.com/TitanicTD/status/947638303511244802 h…

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After a stressful four hours of trying to keep track of four games while breathing into a paper bag, Bills fans got what they've been waiting 17 years for: the Bills are going to the playoffs for the first time since 1999.  https://twitter.com/buffalobills/status/947600824393273344 https://twitter.com/Daveed_F/status/947617207298805760 https://twitter.com/jescrave…

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Irv Weinstein, 87, was a legendary figure in Buffalo media. He died Tuesday in Irvine, Calif., after battling Lou Gehrig's disease. Many notable figures in Buffalo and Canadian press remember Weinstein, who was known for phrases of alliteration and making up one-third of Channel 7's anchor trio "Irv, Rick and Tom." https://twitter.com/TheBuffaloNews/status/9457775109728…

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Bills fans hoped for a day-before-Christmas Bills win, but after a very close first half (and a controversial call), the Bills lost 37-16 against the Patriots. Bills fans have faced this disappointment before: http://buffalonews.com/2017/12/24/vic-caruccis-points-after-patriots-37-bills-16/ https://twitter.com/ChadMMurray/status/945018223849648128 https://twitter.…

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Where to go when you're traveling on your own? Thrillist pulled together a list of ideal destinations for the lone wolf: Seville, Spain; Paris, France; Morocco; and ... Buffalo? Yes, Thrillist says, the Queen City is one of 15 places around the world where "where nature swallows you, where locals embrace you, and where you can arrive as a person of mystery who might ret…

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The Buffalo Bills increased their playoff chances by beating the Dolphins 24-16 at New Era Field. Bills fans were ecstatic. https://twitter.com/SummerSanders_/status/942508422401900544 https://twitter.com/Justin_Bott/status/942502107038605314 https://twitter.com/TyLynnMoss/status/942502649987059712 https://twitter.com/midgey_ann/status/942506376798056449 htt…

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If you attended the Buffalo Bills vs. Miami Dolphins game this weekend, you might have spotted a familiar face. Cheektowaga native William Fichtner, whose currently stars as Adam in the CBS sitcom "Mom," was at New Era Field. Bills fan Tami Prince-Herbert shared this photo on Facebook. "He was very polite and respectful," wrote Prince-Herbert. "I told him I was a …