NFL Power Rankings – Week 12

Follow @wolfebltd Another week is in the books – football fans have had themselves a good week of football to watch. Who doesn’t love watching a rookie who has no business starting and throwing five interceptions? *sobbing* I MEAN I LOVE FOOTBALL, MAN.

Justice League (2017) – Film Review

Follow @theREELevankern I’m just going to come right out and say it: I’ve always been more of a sucker for Marvel than DC. That said, I know Marvel has had their flukes, but (more attributable to Disney’s bottomless wallet, I’d wager) they’ve always had their formula down; when Iron Man came out in 2009—you could… Read more »

Stranger Things – Season Two Review

Follow @theREELevankern No television premiere has had me this excited. Ever. The return of Stranger Things on Netflix has been all anyone’s talked about for the last six months, and it’s finally here! It’s clear that the Duffer Brothers haven’t lost the vision that they set out with, during season one; a lot of the… Read more »

Trust the Podcast #10 – Bills vs. Saints

Follow @DelReid Follow @wolfebltd Trust the Podcast is back on the air with another week of Bills analysis but this week, things are a little different. With the breaking news of Nathan Peterman getting his first NFL start over Tyrod Taylor, surely there was more than enough to talk about. That doesn’t even begin to… Read more »

NFL Power Rankings – Week 11

Follow @wolfebltd The good teams continue to win and the bad teams continue to lose – what a novel concept! These mutually exclusive events have created a bit of a logjam throughout our weekly power rankings. Either way, jump below and take a look to see where your favorite tackle football franchise ranks this week.

Murder on the Orient Express (2017) – Film Review

Follow @theREELevankern When a movie kicks off with visuals that blur the line between naturally-shot and digitally-enhanced, you know you’re in for something special. The Harry Potter franchise was the first to do this, in my recorded memory, and continues to do so with its Fantastic Beasts spin-off films (yes, multiple; Warner Bros. is definitely… Read more »

Joywave Kicks Off Tour in Style

Follow @wolfebltd Rochester’s own Joywave kicked off their month-long, 21 city tour in style on Saturday night. Anthology played host to Joywave, Kopps, The Aces and The Demos. According to their Facebook page, Anthology is “a restored multi-level auto warehouse in the historic East End district”. This venue is a very nice addition to a Rochester-area… Read more »

NFL Power Rankings – Week 10

Follow @wolfebltd Heading into Week 10, the Philadelphia Eagles hold serve and continue to look very impressive in the process. Carson Wentz continues to look like a surefire MVP candidate as well. The only issue? The dreaded bye week. They need to maintain momentum moving forward. A quick side note: Continue to trust the process,… Read more »

Trust the Podcast #9 – Bills at Jets

Follow @DelReid Follow @wolfebltd The playoff momentum train came to a screeching halt last Thursday night, when the Buffalo Bills faceplanted against the New York Jets. Del Reid and Ryan Wolfe are back to try and make sense of what exactly went wrong on Thursday (spoiler: almost everything) and where the Bills go from here…. Read more »

From Greek Freak to Greek God: The Ascension of Giannis Antetokounmpo

Follow @9pointplay Put the NBA on notice. The future is here, and outcries of  “the sky is the limit” are ringing  through the air. The six-foot-eleven-inch small forward/point guard/positionless wonder of Athens, Greece is on full display. It doesn’t take statistics to see that Giannis Antetokounmpo (pronounced ah-deh-do-KUN-bo, if you’re still struggling with it) is… Read more »

  • Quick Hits: Blue Jackets vs. Sabres

    Follow @BJWilsonWGR It was another matinee game for the Sabres on Columbus Day Monday, and this time it was to close out a three-game home-stand against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Sabres and Blue Jackets got out to a sluggish start in the first period, scoring no goals and both teams struggling on offense and… Read more »

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  • Taylor, Defense Lead Bills to Win Against Titans

    Follow @DerekKramerWBNY On any given Sunday, any underdog can put a scare into a favored team. In Tennessee, the Bills had to deal with such an issue. Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor bounced back from a rough first half and the Buffalo defense played lights out, allowing the Buffalo Bills to come back and beat the… Read more »

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  • NFL Playoff Picture: Week 5

    Follow @DiBiaseWBNY As we currently stand this is the current playoff standings, followed by how I believe they’ll look at seasons end. Current AFC Picture 1st Round Byes: 1. Denver Broncos (4-0), 2. Cincinnati Bengals (4-0) 3. New England Patriots (3-0) vs. 6. Buffalo Bills (2-2) 4. Indianapolis Colts (2-2) vs. 5. New York Jets… Read more »

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  • Quick Hits: Lightning vs. Sabres

    Follow @BJWilsonWGR The Buffalo Sabres continue its tough open to the 2015-16 schedule with a matchup with the defending Eastern Conference champion, Tampa Bay Lightning. The Sabres out-played the Lightning in the first period, out-shooting the Bolts 11-8, and put Tampa Bay on edge early. In the second period, the Lightning struck first with a… Read more »

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  • BLTD Podcast #63

    The 63rd episode of the BLTD Podcast brings you an in-depth look around the sports landscape. Major League Baseball Playoffs have begun, the National Football League heads into Week 5 and the puck has dropped on the National Hockey League season! You won’t want to miss this podcast, filled to the brim with information.​

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  • Quick Hits: Senators vs. Sabres

    Follow @wolfebltd The story of the preseason continued into the regular season opener, as the Buffalo Sabres appeared to be struggling with chemistry all night. A chemistry issue is expected though when a franchise-record 9 new Buffalo Sabres made their franchise debut on Opening Night. The first and second period were very uneventful for the… Read more »

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  • 2015-16 season expectations: Who wins it all

    Follow @BJWilsonWGR It is opening night of the 2015-16 National Hockey League season, and the defending champion, Chicago Blackhawks, will look to defend its title and continue its dynasty run. After offseason highlighted with the NHL Draft, trades, some interesting signings, and now an eventful preseason, it is time to get this show started! The season begins… Read more »

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    Posted on October 7, 2015 by
  • BLTD Extracast #4

    Joe Yerdon of NHL.com joins host Ryan Wolfe to discuss the upcoming Buffalo Sabres season. Also, Joe weighs in on the ongoing Buffalo Sabres goal song voting with some good takes.

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    Posted on October 6, 2015 by
  • Contender or Pretender: MLB Playoff Edition

    Follow @wolfebltd The Major League Baseball postseason starts tonight (Tuesday, October 6), which marks the beginning of quest to hoist the World Series trophy for 10 different franchises. Many people have already begun dissecting each individual franchise and their chances in the month of October. For us at Better Live Than Dead, the postseason picture can… Read more »

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  • Grading the Bills: Week 4

    Follow @DerekKramerWBNY The Buffalo Bills lost their second game of the year on Sunday, 24-10 at the hands of the New York Giants. Here are the grades for each facet of the game. Passing Offense – It took 4 games, but Tyrod Taylor finally came down to earth. Taylor finished 28/42 with 274 yards, 1… Read more »

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    Posted on October 5, 2015 by