BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Sabres owner B. Thomas Golisano will make a hefty profit when he sells the NHL team he bought out of bankruptcy in 2003 to Pennsylvania businessman Terry Pegula.
But he says Thursday the windfall could have been even greater if he'd accepted an earlier offer for $70 million more from someone he wouldn't identify. The deal-breaker — it would've meant moving the team from Buffalo.
Golisano says he's selling the Sabres now in part because of a new government-related venture he'll announce in Washington later this month. The billionaire businessman has run unsuccessfully three times for governor in New York.
The $189 million sale is expected to close within 30 days, pending NHL and governmental approval.
Minority owner Larry Quinn will step down as managing partner.
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Multiple passengers on a NFTA Metro bus were taken off in stretchers after the bus collided with a car at Bailey and Wecker in Buffalo.
CSX is working to get train cars back on the track after they flipped over Tuesday morning.
State Police say a Buffalo man had a BAC four times the legal limit when he was stopped in the Town of Alden for having a headlight out.
Cold and breezy with snow increasing in coverage into the overnight hours.
A woman told officers she thought she hit a curb, not a car. She failed field sobriety tests and was placed under arrest.
Residents along the East Coast and in the Appalachians woke up to snow Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.