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2011 MLB ‘Fake’ Draft

By BRIAN KOPERSKI ( (WECK 1230) With the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft one month away, I thought I would share my thoughts on how I think the first round will shake out. 1. Pirates – Anthony Rendon, 3B, Rice The first overall pick is a toss-up right now. While Rendon and UCLA’s Gerrit Cole… Continue Reading

Mike Weber Cuts the Mustard

By BRIAN KOPERSKI ( (WECK 1230) – When you think about who is the top defenseman for the Buffalo Sabres, chances are you think of Tyler Myers. Perhaps, you would consider Jordan Leopold. Or maybe even Steve Montador or Andrej Sekera would cross your mind. If you were to stop there, however, you would be… Continue Reading

Third Pick’s A Charm

By BRIAN KOPERSKI ( (WECK 1230) – The Buffalo Bills have a little more than three months until they will be on the clock in the 2011 NFL Draft. That leaves us fans plenty of time to analyze, debate, and predict which player they should choose with that third overall selection in the first round.… Continue Reading

ESPN’s Tom Luginbill previews the NFL Draft

ESPN college football analyst Tom Luginbill joined The Late Nick Mendola program Thursday evening to examine Blaine Gabbert’s draft stock, the top defensive line prospects, and where Jake Locker stands, among other topics. _______ Full audio:Tom Luginbill on The Late Nick Mendola ________ On Missouri QB Blaine Gabbert: “I think he’s got a chance to… Continue Reading

NHL All-Underrated Team

By NATE FOLEY (email: There are many reasons players get underrated. They may not get proper recognition because of their team’s market, or perhaps they are overshadowed by the bigger-named teammates who share their ice. Whatever the reason, there are several guys in the league who do not get their due diligence for their play… Continue Reading

Johnson’s numbers on pace for Bills record book

By BRIAN KOPERSKI, WECK intern ( (WECK 1230) — Through nine weeks of the 2010 NFL season, there have been few bright spots on the Buffalo Bills roster. Ryan Fitzpatrick’s surprising play has garnered most of the positive attention amongst fans and the media, but a big reason for his success has been the breakout… Continue Reading

Merriman move an okay risk

By MICHAEL WZONTEK, WECK intern (WECK 1230) — The Buffalo Bills are trying to improve — you have to give them that — and Shawne Merriman is getting his second chance. By claiming former San Diego Chargers linebacker Shawne Merriman off of waivers in an effort to help improve arguably the team’s weakest position, Buddy… Continue Reading

Regier Needs To ‘C’ The Truth About Roster

by NATE FOLEY (email (WECK 1230) — The Sabres are not Stanley Cup contenders. This may seem harsh considering the season is only 10 games old, but the team just does not have the make up of a champion. The leadership on this squad is virtually nonexistent. Dressing room leaders like Craig Rivet, Paul Gaustad, Mike Grier and… Continue Reading

Myers, Vanek share blame for slow start

By NATE FOLEY (Email: The hockey season is young. This should not be forgotten. The Toronto Maple Leafs are in first place… the Leafs. The Sabres have only managed to scrounge up three points in six games, but this does not mean it is time to pull the proverbial “plug.” There are two players in particular that need… Continue Reading