Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo Bills’

Parole hearing set July 20 for former NFL star O.J. Simpson

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Former NFL star running back O.J. Simpson, convicted of armed robbery and kidnapping in 2008, has a parole hearing scheduled for July 20 and could be freed from a Nevada prison by October 1. Simpson, who turns 70 on July 9, has been imprisoned at Lovelock Correctional Center in northern Nevada for more than eight years after a 2007 incident at a Las Vegas hotel. The 1970s star rusher for the NFL's Buffalo Bills was acquitted in 1995 in an infamous trial for the 1994 killings of ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.

Jay Skurski’s top 10 takeaways from the Bills’ spring practices

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The mad dash to the Buffalo Niagara International Airport was on Thursday afternoon. As soon as the Buffalo Bills wrapped up their final minicamp practice, the 89 players currently on the roster scattered for summer vacation. The team will be back to work in six weeks when it reports to training camp at St. John Fisher College in Pittsford. In the interim, here is a look at the 10 biggest developments to come out of spring practices: 1. The team desperately needs Tyrod Taylor to stay healthy. The backup quarterback situation for the Bills is unsettled, to put it kindly. T.J. Yates will head to camp as the No. 2, but his performance this spring didn’t inspire much confidence that the Bills will

Pass or Fail: USA Hockey’s World Junior Championship outdoor game jersey

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

The 2018 IIHF World Junior Championship in Buffalo will feature a very unique opening round game between the United States and Canada. The two rivals will meet for the first time since the U.S. won gold against their northern neighbors on Dec. 29 at New Era Field, home of the NFL’s Buffalo Bills. For the special occasion, the Americans will wear a commemorative jersey, one that features large numbers like you’d find on an NFL jersey and a color scheme similar to that of what the Bills wear every week.

Eric Decker officially cut by Jets, where is his best fit as a free agent?

Monday, June 12th, 2017

It’s rare to find one potential impact receiver in free agency in June, and already this month two good veteran receivers have become available. The New York Jets announced Monday they’ve officially cut Eric Decker after unsuccessfully trying to trade him for about a week. The Kansas City Chiefs cut Jeremy Maclin earlier this month, and he landed with the Baltimore Ravens on Monday.

James Hardy, Former NFL Player And Ex-Boyfriend Of Toya Wright, Found Dead At 31

Friday, June 9th, 2017

James Hardy, a former wide receiver for the Buffalo Bills and ex-boyfriend of Toya Wright, has died. Wright sent her condolences to Hardy’s family on Thursday in an Instagram post. "I would like to express my sincere condolences to the Hardy family at this difficult time...may your heart and soul find peace and comfort.

Former IU football player James Hardy III found dead in Indiana river

Friday, June 9th, 2017

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The Allen County Indiana Coroner's office says Former Buffalo Bills receiver James Hardy III was found dead in the Maumee River on Wednesday. The Fort Wayne police department says Allen's body was found lodged in a dam in the river. Several reports say, Hardy's mother reported her son was missing on May 30. The cause of death has not been determined. Hardy played both football and basketball at Indiana University. The Hoosier athletic department offered its condolences on Twitter Wednesday. Hardy also played for the Buffalo Bills for two seasons in 2008 and 2009. Hardy was 31-years-old.

James Hardy, Former NFL Player, Found Dead In An Indiana River

Friday, June 9th, 2017

By Camille Augustin On Wednesday (June 7), Fort Wayne law enforcement officials discovered the body of former NFL receiver, James Hardy. On May 30, the previous Buffalo Bills player’s mother filed a missing person report. According

Bills rookie RB Jonathan Williams acquitted of DWI in Arkansas

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Buffalo Bills running back Jonathan Williams was found not guilty Thursday on two misdemeanor charges relating to an arrest last year for allegedly driving while intoxicated. Williams was pulled over July 14 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, after he was seen weaving in the road. He declined to give a breath sample on advice from his agent and told officers that he had one beer earlier that night. According to the police report, Williams had watery eyes, slurred speech and had a "strong odor of intoxicants" and "swaying balance" during standard field sobriety tests. He was later charged with driving while intoxicated and violation of implied consent law. Williams, 23, did not participate in Bills practice

Former NFL player, IU football star found dead

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

INDIANAPOLIS -- The body of a former Indiana University and NFL player was found in a Fort Wayne river on Wednesday.  The body of James Hardy, 31, was pulled from the Maumee River. His cause of death has not been released.  Hardy, a native of Fort Wayne, played both basketball and football at Indiana University. He was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in the second round in 2008. He spent two seasons with the Bills before being released by the team in the training camp leading up to the 2010 season. In his career, he appeared in 16 games, caught 10 passes for 96 yards, and had two touchdowns in his rookie season. The Buffalo Bills issued a team statement on the death of Hardy: "We are saddened to

Former Bills receiver Hardy found dead

Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Former Buffalo Bills receiver James Hardy has been found dead in an Indiana river, authorities said Thursday. The 31-year-old's body was discovered by a water filtration plant worker on Wednesday in the Maumee River in Fort Wayne. Fort Wayne police said they believe the Hardy's body, which was lodged in a dam, had been in the water for several days.