Weekly Meeting for 8/14: Babers Buyout Number & BILLS Win!

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This week’s show focuses in on the huge news regarding Syracuse Football Coach, Dino Babers & how much it would cost the university to buy him out at the end of the season should they fail again. What does this mean for the football program and the athletic program as a whole? Tim breaks it down. Plus, Tim recaps the BILLS comeback win over the Colts in the preseason opener. 

Weekly Meeting for 8/7: Josh Allen Preview!

Bills training camp: Josh Allen wears throwback red helmets

It is our annual Josh Allen Preview show! What does the star QB have to do to bring the title home to WNY? Also we get into the DeShaun Watson suspension situation and also the Dolphins scandal and why the NFL was much harsher on the Fish then what is happening with a quarterback.

Weekly Meeting for 7/31: Sean McDermott Preview!

Sean McDermott provides roster updates ahead of the Bills' first training  camp practice

The Buffalo Bills wrapped up their first full week of training camp. What are your thoughts on the team? It’s also our Sean McDermott preview! What does the head coach have to do to improve in year six? Also should #rochesterny consider a CFL franchise? Tim tells you why the 585 should and why the CFL should! 

CFL To Rochester? Crazy but could be Possible!

Canadian Football League - WikipediaTim with another crazy idea? Here, he looks at the Canadian Football League. The chances, the ways and the reasons that the 585 would make a great fit for 3-down-football north of the border!





Weekly Meeting for 7/24: BILLS are Back for Camp!

Bills training camp 2022: Josh Allen gets it going late, rookies impress -  Day 1 observations - syracuse.com

Bills Camp has started at St. John Fisher University! We talk the team’s return to the 585 and more with you! Also it’s our Robert Anae…I mean Dino Babers Preview! Syracuse fans, what is it going to take for Babers to keep his job again? All of this, plus Tim, explains what a bandwagon fan is!

Burton: Marlin Briscoe: Forgotten Trailblazer!

The Magician", Omaha's Marlin Briscoe, dies at age 76

Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton is back with another amazing piece! He looks back at the life and career of former Buffalo BILL and pioneering player, Marlin Briscoe! It’s another fantastic journey from our resident local historian!

Weekly Meeting for 7/10: How Conference Realignment Impacts Syracuse!

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Tim is back and this week he recaps the Sabres NHL Draft. Big Syracuse Orange show tonight! We talk Conference realignment & what it means for the Orange. What is the endgame here for these conferences and ESPN? AD John Wildhack tells us there’s nothing to see here! Also, the Orange Basketball Schedule. I’ll give you my thoughts on why I think they are doing something right! 

Weekly Meeting for 6/26: Back in the Saddle!

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After 7 Sundays away, we are back talking Western New York Sports with you! Tonight we discuss Kim Pegula, and hope she’s ok. We talk about the return to our psyche that was the Rochester Americans playoff run! We hit the Buffalo Bills & how the team looks according to Vegas. Stanley Cup and more with you! 








Burton: That Indescribable Feeling!

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Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton is back with an incredible first hand account of that wonderful feeling from the Rochester War Memorial in June of 1996!

Burton: The Rise of Bob Lanier!

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Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton always seems to know when history demands an article. In the wake of the Buffalo shooting, he looks back at the life of Buffalo’s greatest basketball player, the one and only, Bob Lanier!

What a 3-5-5 ACC Format Could Look Like for Syracuse Football:

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The ACC is exploring a new football schedule format for 2023. Tim tries his hand at it and comes up with something better than the current format!

The WNYPLA Stands with Buffalo!

What we know about the mass shooting in Buffalo and the investigation - CNN

The BILLS Schedule is Out!

2022 Buffalo Bills Schedule: Full Listing of Dates, Times and TV Info |  Bleacher Report | Latest News, Videos and Highlights

The Buffalo BILLS 2022 Schedule is out! For the fourth straight year, Tim, predicts how the BILLS will do. Does he pick them to win the Super Bowl like he did last year?

Weekly Meeting for 5/9: BILLS to Open MNF & Amerks Advance!

Observations: Amerks rally from 3-goal deficit, open playoffs with OT win |  Buffalo Sabres News | buffalonews.com

Happy Belated Mother’s Day from the WNYPLA! We now know the Buffalo Bills will host the Titans in the Monday Night Football opener in Week 2! We break that down with you & more! Plus the Rochester Americans are in the AHL North Division Semifinals against Utica! We preview that with you!

Weekly Meeting for 5/1:Goodbye to RJ! Hello Playoffs! BILLS Draft Review & More!

Casey Mittelstadt sent RJ off in style, with an O/T goal.

Friday night was Rick Jeanerette’s last call with the Buffalo Sabres. We recap! We also talk Rochester Americans as they are in the Calder Cup Playoffs! Obviously we will recap the NFL Draft & how the Buffalo Bills did. Plus it is our 4th Annual Happy Russ Brandon is Gone Day! We riminess on this special day. Plus your comments & questions! 

BILLS Move from 25 to 23 to Select CB, Kaiir Elam in the First Round!

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In a wild night from Vegas that saw nine trades, the Buffalo BILLS moved up two spots to get their guy! Tim gives his immediate thoughts on the selection of Kaiir Elam!

Weekly Meeting for 4/24: BILLS Draft Preview!

NFL Draft: Buffalo Bills 2022 7-Round NFL Mock Draft - Visit NFL Draft on  Sports Illustrated, the latest news coverage, with rankings for NFL Draft  prospects, College Football, Dynasty and Devy Fantasy Football.

It is our “Cram before the Exam!” Buffalo Bills Draft Preview! What do you want to see the BILLS do at 25? Keep it? Trade up? Trade back? Who do you want? What are the BILLS biggest needs heading into the World’s Most Exciting Board Meeting! 

Burton: The Longest Game of Their Lives!

Red Wings Best Of: Third Basemen - Pickin' Splinters

Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton, brings us through the longest baseball game ever played! The game started on April 19, 1981 and for 41 years, it is still the longest game ever played! Randall, takes us on a journey from a delayed first pitch, to a missing page in a rulebook, to a man who’s wife made him sleep on the couch and so much more! This game is forever etched into the Rochester Red Wings and into the history of baseball!







Weekly Meeting for 4/18: Big Changes at the DOME!

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Happy Belated Easter & Passover from the Western New York Pride & Loyalty Administration! This week’s show starts with Josh Allen agreeing to take on “Evil” in a game of golf! The bulk of the show focuses on the funding and the scrutiny of the funding for the new BILLS Stadium & also we talk about the major changes happening at the dome in Syracuse! Including the name change & much more!

Weekly Meeting for 4/10: Stefon Diggs, Sabres & Masters Talk

Bills: Stefon Diggs contract extension is bargain

Stefon Diggs signs his long term extension to stay with the Buffalo Bills! What does it mean? We discuss. We also hit on Jordan Poyer looking for a new deal. Does the salary cap even truly matter? Plus, we chronicle the Buffalo Sabres memorable season (even though it isn’t over & they’ve missed the playoffs again). We even get into some Masters talk with you!

The Drought Continues but 2021-2022 will be a Season to Remember!

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As the Sabres’ season comes down to the waning weeks, we take a look at what makes another losing season the most memorable. This is a breakdown of the key moments that make this crappy season stand out from the rest. 





Weekly Meeting for 4/3: Sabres Thank RJ & We Discuss the New Stadium!

Beautiful Noise' | Sellout crowd pays tribute on Jeanneret's night

After a week off, we’re back & we talk the Buffalo Sabres & RJ Night! Also, what did the boos mean for the Pegula’s? Tim breaks that down! Plus, the Buffalo Bills are getting a new stadium! We breakdown all of that with your comments, questions and thoughts unscreened and uncensored! 

To the Greatest Hockey Broadcaster Ever: The One & Only Rick Jeanneret!

Jeanneret to retire as Sabres play-by-play announcer after this season

Tonight, Rick Jeanneret will be honored by the Buffalo Sabres when he has his name hung from the rafters at Key Bank Center! Tim gives a tribute to the one & only RJ!

BILLS Day at the Amerks Game: A Review

Sunday saw the Rochester Amerks host Buffalo BILLS Day! Tim was there. Read all about it!

Breaking News: BILLS & State Deal for New Stadium!

Bills submit plan for $1.4 billion, 60,000-seat stadium in Orchard Park |  Local News | buffalonews.com The Buffalo BILLS & New York State have agreed on a deal for a new stadium! We have the story from Channel 4 in Buffalo available inside. Tim breaks down the key points on the deal & gives his thoughts!




Weekly Meeting for 3/20: BILLS Free Agency Roundup!

I'm a Buffalo Bill, baby:' Von Miller speaks on move to Bills

Its all about the BILLS this week on the Weekly Meeting! We talk Von Miller & the additions to the roster! We also talk about the ARMS Race in the AFC & what that could mean for the BILLS as we look ahead to 2022!

Burton: The Long Road To Redemption!

Syracuse basketball 2003 NCAA champions: Photos from win over Kansas

Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton is back! His column looks at the long road from 1987-2003 as Jim Boeheim & Syracuse would bring our region our only major championship of the modern era! March isn’t the same without the Orange, so lets relive the greatest March of them all right here!





Weekly Meeting for 3/13: Sabres BEST Week EVER!

It was electric': Alex Tuch, Peyton Krebs and Sabres get best of Jack  Eichel and Golden Knights – The Athletic

After a week off, Tim is back with the Buffalo Sabres with their most enthusiastic week of the drought! We recap! Buffalo Bills have re-signed Isiah McKenzie plus the world’s most annoying player returns. We discuss. Also Syracuse Orange out. What does it mean? Plus a ton more! 

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We can do this! Check out the official campaign to bring Major Level Sports to the Rochester Area by 2030!












Weekly Meeting for 2/27: Cuse Hoops State of the Program!

Jim Boeheim and Mike Krzyzewski met for possibly the last time on Saturday:  'I'm just happy that we're good friends' - syracuse.com

This week’s show is all about Syracuse Basketball! What is the state of the program? Should Jim Boeheim be allowed to stay? What does the future look like? What does Tim think should happen on the Hill? All of this plus your comments and questions!

Weekly Meeting for 2/21: The Sabres Since Firing Lindy Ruff!

Struggling Buffalo Sabres fire Lindy Ruff, longest-tenured coach in NHL -  CBSSports.com

It was 9 years ago that the Buffalo Sabres fired long time head coach and former captain, Lindy Ruff. In this episode, Tim, takes a deep dive on why Ruff was fired and the downward spiral that has been the Sabres ever since. The trades, the hires, the draft picks, Anything and everything that could go wrong has. We break it all down with you!

Burton: Making a Royal Statement!

Dolly King As A Rochester Royal | The Black Fives FoundationDolly King with Rochester Royals, 1946

Local Sports Historian, Randall Burton is back with the trailblazing story of the Rochester Royals. A little known story of how Rochester’s NBA Team broke racial barriers in the 1940’s! A fitting story for Black History Month and for the Greater Rochester Area!



Weekly Meeting for 2/13: Super Bowl Recap

Super Bowl halftime show taps into millennial nostalgia

Rams win the Super Bowl! Tim recaps the game & the halftime show with you Buffalo Bills fans! He also talks about some what-ifs. Plus Syracuse basketball officially in trouble after the loss of Jesse Edwards. We discuss. All of this and more with your comments unscreened, unfiltered and uncensored! 

Weekly Meeting for 2/6: Cuse on a Roll! Is it Enough?

Syracuse has won 3 straight! Shot at making the NCAA’s? Tim breaks down. Also the football schedule is out. We look at that. We also look at the Bills hire of Joe Brady & we take a deep dive into the Brian Flores scandal. Plus your comments and questions! 


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