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Since the news of Gord Downie’s death came out Wednesday morning, Anthony George has listened to one thing, and one thing only, while driving around Western New York. “My truck has not heard anything other than the Hip for five days,” said George, 22, of Angola. “Gord Downie is a legend in Buffalo. It’s basically ‘Little Canada’ here.” And on Sunday morning outside N…

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A popular Bills tailgating spot at the southwest corner of Southwestern Boulevard and California Road may not be open for tailgating for much longer, if the property changes hands and is developed. Tailgaters on Sunday parked their cars alongside a “FOR SALE” sign for Thomas J. Johnson Realty, whose website is listing the property for $375,000. From the listing: Rar…

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When MaryLou DeMarco moved to Brandon, Fla. ,16 years ago, she searched the city for a suitable spot to circle the wagons. “I was going to different pubs and watching the Buffalo Bills games by myself and it just wasn’t the same thing,” said DeMarco, a South Buffalo native and the niece of former Buffalo mayor Steven Pankow. Sitting at the bar one day at O’Brien’s Irish…

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Seen and heard outside New Era Field before Bills vs. Buccaneers… The Bills of the future? A group calling itself the Buffalo Bills, clad in red, white and blue jerseys, was seen in the New Era Field parking lot Sunday morning. The difference between these Bills and the National Football League’s Bills? About a decade or two in age. These Bills were 10- and 11-year-o…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 35. Overtime began in the NFL in 1974 but the Bills did not play their first OT game until 1979. Who was it against? Scroll down ... A. The Bills beat the New England Patriots in Foxborough on Nov. 25…

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Oct. 22, 1961 – Bills’ owner Ralph Wilson must have known that the ups and downs of owning a professional football team would be many when he bought a franchise in the American Football League. This was one of the first big lows. More to the point, it was one of the bad halves. The Bills traveled to Boston to play the Patriots. The game was delayed for a couple of days …

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 34. Who led the Bills in rushing in 1999, the team's most recent playoff season? Scroll down ... A. Jonathan Linton. Linton had 605 yards and five touchdowns. It was his second of three seasons…

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Oct. 21, 2012 – The Bills had gotten off to a respectable start for the 2012 season. They had split their first six games and were coming off an exciting overtime win at Arizona. Having returned home for their seventh game, hopes were high about the future. However, the Tennessee Titans had other ideas. The Titans beat the Bills, 35-34, in an entertaining contest at …

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 33. When did the Bills play their first postseason game? Scroll down ... A. It was a playoff game on Dec. 28, 1963 to determine the winner of the AFL's Eastern Division. Both the Bills and Boston P…

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Oct. 20, 1996 – It's difficult to upstage a game-winning field goal in the final seconds. Thurman Thomas just about accomplished that feat on this date. Yes, Steve Christie kicked a 47-yard field goal with 10 seconds left. That gave the Bills a 25-22 win over the Jets. But Thomas had the day's biggest moment. Thomas claimed the Bills' record for most rushing yards in…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 32. Before the Bills held training camp at their current site of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, they held camp at two other colleges. Which ones? Scroll down ... A. Niagara University (1968-80)…

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Buffalonians take pregame time very seriously. There's food, drink and you've got to be comfortable. Think about hanging out before the big game. You're having fun, talking with friends, throwing the football around and mentally preparing for the Bills game. But suddenly you look around. Where's your drink? This accessible pregame foldable chair can help. It's eas…

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Oct. 19, 1969 – It's as if Daryle Lamonica was still upset that he had been traded by the Buffalo Bills after the 1966 season. The Raiders hosted the Bills on this date, and Lamonica came out throwing and throwing and throwing. In fact, he threw six touchdown passes before the end of the first half. The Bills had time to get a touchdown of their own on a 39-yard pass fr…

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Check back each evening for a new trivia question about Buffalo's favorite football team. Think you can match wits with our staff? Here's today's question: 31. The Bills will play in Los Angeles for the second straight season when they play the Chargers there on Nov. 19. What is the Bills all-time record in L.A.? Scroll down ... A. 3-4. The Bills have…

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Jack Frost III knows the names and numbers of Bills players so well he could spot for the radio broadcasters. Frost first memorized the roster a few years back when he was in the hospital awaiting a bone marrow transplant. He has diligently kept up with the personnel turnover since. “The first month he was in the hospital, the Bills came on in a preseason game and my…