Tags: donald trump | buy | buffalo bills | ny

Donald Trump Restates Desire to Buy Buffalo Bills, Keep Team in NY

Image: Donald Trump Restates Desire to Buy Buffalo Bills, Keep Team in NY

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 03:44 PM

By Angela Deines

Real estate mogul Donald Trump is reiterating his desire to buy the NFL’s Buffalo Bills and says he would keep the team in western New York.

"I'm going to give it a heavy shot," Trump told The Buffalo News on Monday. "I would love to do it, and if I can do it I'm keeping it in Buffalo."

Urgent: Do You Approve Or Disapprove of President Obama's Job Performance? Vote Now in Urgent Poll

During his interview with reporter Tim Graham, Trump continued to try to defuse rumors that he would move the team to Los Angeles or Toronto.

"I live in New York, and it's easier for me to go to Buffalo than any other place," Trump said. "Where am I going to move it, some place on the other side of the country, where I have to travel for five hours?"

Trump said he’s willing to competitively bid for the Bills, although no one else has publicly said they have a desire to buy the team. However, singer Jon Bon Jovi is part of the Toronto-based Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment group that is expected to bid for the Bills. Media reports also indicate Dallas Mavericks owner Marc Cuban may be interested in buying the Bills.

The sale of the team, which Trump believes will happen quickly, could come as early as October with NFL owners voting on the sale sometime between December and March 2015.

Former New England Patriots quarterback Drew Bledsoe weighed in via Twitter on Tuesday regarding Trump’s possible bid to buy the Bills.



Trump said he owns just small stakes in two Atlantic City casinos which shouldn’t conflict with rules the NFL has against owners and other team employees from being involved in gambling operations.

Former Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson died in March at age 95.

Urgent: Assess Your Heart Attack Risk in Minutes. Click Here.

Related Stories:

© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
You May Also Like

Gold Nuggets Stolen in San Francisco by 'Crash-and-Grab' Masked Robbers

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 09:05 AM

Gold nuggets valued at nearly $13,000 were stolen early Tuesday from a museum in San Francisco's financial district afte . . .

Warriors' Chinese New Year Uniforms Salute Year of the Goat

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 08:50 AM

Specially designed uniforms to market NBA games to Chinese fans during the upcoming Chinese New Year celebrations will b . . .

Tiger Woods Wears Big Toothy Smile for Year's First PGA Event

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 08:49 AM

Tiger Woods is in good spirits as he gears up for his first PGA Tour event of the year, despite having recently gotten a . . .

Top Stories

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved