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The Buffalo Bills could be sold by the end of the week, perhaps within the next couple days. Multiple binding bids were submitted today to buy the team. Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula, rock star Jon Bon Jovi's group and developer Donald Trump made formal offers, sources told The Buffalo News. Two knowledgeable sources said there was a belief the winning bid w…

As long as the Buffalo Bills' trust has more face-to-face meetings scheduled than known bidders, we'll keep digging to discover who else signed those nondisclosure agreements. The Buffalo News has learned the identity of someone else who has expressed interest in buying the team. Oakland Raiders minority stakeholder David Abrams was among the 20 or so parties to sign and …

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The Buffalo Bills' trust has begun making in-person presentations to prospective buyers, with as many as eight scheduled over the next three weeks, The Buffalo News has learned. Only three candidates were confirmed to have submitted non-binding initial bids by the July 29 deadline. But that date turned out to be flexible, and nobody would say for sure whether any other of…

That loud groan you just heard came from Buffalo Bills bidders not named Terry Pegula. The man has cash. And he can get more if he needs it. Lots more. Terry Pegula's company, East Resources Inc., announced today it had closed on a $1.75 billion sale of petroleum acreage in West Virginia and Ohio. In a press release, Pegula delivered a rare comment about his financial …

Sources close to the Bills sale say the Pegulas' pursuit has been flawless so far. The other groups are way behind and leaking oil well short of the finish line. Two sources connected to Jon Bon Jovi's group told The Buffalo News there has been serious soul-searching within. But after a week of reflection, a source close to Bon Jovi's group informed The Buffalo News this…

Jon Bon Jovi’s letter to Buffalo Bills fans appears to have made matters worse for the rock star’s prospects for becoming the National Football League team’s next owner. Fans, public-relations analysts and pundits ridiculed Bon Jovi’s attempt to deflect criticism of him as a carpetbagger who would move the Bills to Toronto. Sources close to other prospective ownership gro…

Three years ago, prominent bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach expressed interest in purchasing the Buffalo Bills to ensure they remain in Western New York. But then the Amherst High grad went through an ugly courtroom divorce with his previous employer and testified he was worth $90 million, not nearly enough to pursue an NFL franchise. Hold on, though. Gundlach is worth wa…

with News Albany bureau reporter Tom Precious The Buffalo Bills haven't hit the market yet. They're getting closer, though. Multiple sources have informed The Buffalo News the legal and financial advisers representing the Bills have begun distributing nondisclosure agreements and teaser documents to potential bidders for their review. These materials are in advance of …

with News Sports Reporter John Vogl In addition to selling off lucrative assets, Buffalo Sabres owner Terry Pegula has been busy reorganizing his business holdings and subsidiaries. Many believe these moves are further evidence the billionaire will make a run at buying the Buffalo Bills. Sources have told The Buffalo News that Pegula's wife, Kim, has taken a more active…

Tom Golisano declared his preference to purchase the Buffalo Bills and keep them in Western New York. Though not at any cost. Golisano, speaking today at Bishop Kearney High in Irondequoit, also said the Buffalo Sabres were a bigger threat to leave the area when he bought them in 2003 than the Bills are now and suggested state politicians are in favor of the Bills playin…

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Donald Trump knows people doubt his sincerity about the Buffalo Bills. Skeptics have scoffed at his declared interest in buying the Bills. They assert it's a publicity stunt so the billionaire entrepreneur, entertainer and political flirt can remain in the headlines. Trump today stressed he's committed to buying the Bills and keeping them in Western New York. Multiple so…