Stories by Tim Graham
By Tim Graham » 10:52 AMNEW YORK — Roger Goodell isn’t going anywhere. Many fans and pundits have been calling for Goodell’s job or, at the very least, to come out of his bunker and publicly address the maelstrom of scandal swirling around the NFL. But over the past couple days, I’ve spoken to several… Read more »
By Tim Graham » Wednesday, September 17, 2014NEW YORK — The NFL’s finance committee met with Terry and Kim Pegula today about buying the Buffalo Bills and unanimously recommended they become the team’s next owners. Terry and Kim Pegula walked out of the NFL’s headquarters at 345 Park Ave. and trotted down a few steps so NFL… Read more »
By Tim Graham » Sunday, September 14, 2014Buffalo Bills President and CEO Russ Brandon this afternoon commented on the team’s sale for the first time. The Bills were sold Tuesday to Buffalo Sabres owners Terry and Kim Pegula. The transaction is pending league approval at next month’s annual fall meeting. “It’s been a tremendous week,” Brandon said…. Read more »
By Tim Graham » Sunday, September 14, 2014Quick highlights from the Buffalo Bills’ big afternoon against the Miami Dolphins in Ralph Wilson Stadium … What it means: The Bills’ defense and special teams propelled them to victory, capping a jubilant week in which the team was bought by Terry and Kim Pegula and late founder Ralph Wilson… Read more »
By Tim Graham » Saturday, September 13, 2014When it comes to analyzing a sports matchup, nobody can be as dispassionate as a Las Vegas oddsmaker. That’s why the Buffalo Bills are not favored by a gazillion points to beat the Miami Dolphins in what should be an electrified Ralph Wilson Stadium. “Something you can’t factor into the… Read more »
By Tim Graham » Friday, September 12, 2014Carmen Policy was a member of the NFL’s finance committee for many years. The former San Francisco 49ers and Cleveland Browns executive has seen piles of confidential documents that revealed gargantuan dollar amounts. Yet the $1.4 billion Terry and Kim Pegula spent on the Buffalo Bills gave Policy a jolt…. Read more »
By Tim Graham » Wednesday, September 10, 2014Expect pending Buffalo Bills owners Terry and Kim Pegula to zoom blissfully through the remainder of their NFL buying experience. The trust representing Bills founder Ralph Wilson’s estate accepted the Pegulas’ $1.4 billion bid to purchase the club. The transfer, however, won’t be official until the NFL approves it. The… Read more »
About the reporters
Tim Graham returned to The Buffalo News in 2011 after covering the NFL for three years at ESPN and for one year at the Palm Beach Post. Before that, the Cleveland native spent seven seasons on the Buffalo Sabres beat for The News and was president of the Boxing Writers Association of America.
Jay Skurski joined The News in January 2009. The Lewiston native attended St. Francis High School before graduating from the University of South Florida.