Category: Buffalo Bills

Pete Seeger and the Buffalo Bills

September 11, 2021 Name dropping.  I was talking to Rochester Music Hall of Famer John Dady last week and he told me of the time he met one of his idols... folk music legend Pete Seeger... and actually got to play with him.  One of the real thrills of John's life.  I asked him when ...

The Moment You’ll Remember

It was Sunday, February 3rd, 2002.  Adam Vinatieri lined up for the 48-yard field goal attempt that won Super Bowl 36 over the heavily favored St. Louis Rams as time expired.  It was New England's first championship in the Tom Brady era.  I was watching with my family and told the kids, "This is a moment ...

A Hero in Disguise

December 12, 2020 Phil Hansen was a defensive end and one of the great Buffalo Bills - lost in that era when little went right.  He proudly wore the Buffalo uniform for eleven years.  My most vivid memory of Hansen is of him trudging around the track at St. John Fisher in training camp.  Running ...

The Longest Shot

October 24, 2020 What is the longest shot sports outcome you can think of?  There's the go-to Buster Douglas boxing upset over Mike Tyson.  The New York Jets were 19-point underdogs in Super Bowl III to the Baltimore Colts.  How about the Rochester Rhinos winning the US Open Cup by beating three MLS teams along ...


August 8, 2020 Does anyone remember the Chicago Fire; the Philadelphia Bell or my personal all-time favorite; the Shreveport Steamer?   Those were three of the erstwhile franchises in the World Football League which operated in 1974 and half of 1975.  They played a 20-game schedule running from July through November.  Old Miami Dolphins fans hate ...

Press Box Recap – Jan. 19, 2019

Catch a recap of the Press Box with Carl Falk, Mike Catalana and Pat Duffy

Press Box Insider – Jan. 12, 2019

Welcome to your weekly recap of the Press Box – airing on weekends on the CW Rochester and on 13 WHAM ABC. This Week, Bill Pucko is back from vacation, with panelists Mike Catalana (13 WHAM Sports) and Pat Duffy (WCMF Breakroom).  Our 4th chair guest is the incomparable Bob Bleier - an Aquinas Alumni, University of Richmond standout QB, and one-time ...

Press Box Recap – Jan. 5, 2019

Catch a recap of the Press Box, with guest-host Toby Motyka and panelists Kevin Oklobzija, Mike Catalana and Pat Duffy

Press Box Recap – Dec. 29, 2018

Catch a recap of the latest Press Box with Coach Jim Johnson, Mike Catalana and Pat Duffy

Press Box Recap – Dec. 22, 2018

Catch a recap of the Press Box with Matt Trabold, Mike Catalana and Pat Duffy