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Tim Graham is a senior writer for The Athletic. He hosts a radio show on Sports Radio 1270 The Fan in Buffalo. He's also an NFL analyst for WIVB Channel 4 in Buffalo and TSN in Canada.

Tim Graham


    • Nov 29, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    • 1h 18m AVG DURATION
    • 168 EPISODES

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    TGAF: Rodak on Patriots-Bills, Alabama football, Bona ballot

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 61:30

    Old pal Mike Rodak joined "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to talk about abuncha stuff: Patriots at Bills, Alabama's overtime victory over Auburn and upcoming blockbuster against Georgia, Doug Marrone's O-line struggles, former University at Buffalo hoops coach Nate Oats' rising program and, of course, leaving St. Bonaventure off his AP top 25 ballot.

    TGAF: Bills O-line woes; Sabres failing to connect; Bona rolling

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 21, 2021 53:12

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK explores the Bills' offensive line as it loses right tackle Spencer Brown again and whether we should expect the unit that struggled against the Jaguars or something closer to what we saw versus the Jets. Plus, the Sabres still failing to connect with their fans and an updated look at the undefeated St. Bonaventure men's basketball program.

    TGAF: Bills rebound from 'fraud' criticism; Bona's journey ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 16, 2021 57:26

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK discusses whether the Bills are the frauds from Jacksonville or the contenders from the Meadowlands and takes a spin around the local college landscape.

    TGAF: Kris Baker on Eichel haul; Joel S on trusting Bills spread

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 80:49

    Kris Baker joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK and breaks down the Jack Eichel trade, where Peyton Krebs slots into the Sabres' prospect rankings and what's next for the organization's goaltenders. On the line from Vegas, betting analyst Joel Staniszewski examines the shaky Bills as double-digit favorites (again).

    TGAF: Ken Campbell calls for Gary Bettman's job over scandal

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 40:49

    Longtime hockey writer Ken Campbell joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to discuss the Chicago Blackhawks sexual assault scandal and Gary Bettman's incompetence in debasing victims and the sport he's supposed to steward.

    TGAF: Are these Sabres too good to be true?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 43:07

    Joe Yerdon joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to chat about the undefeated Buffalo Sabres and to talk about his new website, Noted Hockey.

    TGAF: Sabres surprise! Bills at Titans trap game?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 53:14


    In a four-sport edition of "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK, Jonah and Tim talk Sabres, Bills, UB football, St. Bonaventure hoops and the Dodgers-Giants ending, plus our take on Adam Schefter's journalism boo-boo.


    TGAF: Bills are bosses; Sabres start; Gruden gone

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 49:21

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK dishes on Bills over Chiefs, the Sabres getting started and slurs in sports.

    TGAF: Kyle Williams shares his Bills-Chiefs pregame message

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 25:35

    Former Bills captain and conscience Kyle Williams joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to update us on how he's handling retirement and share his thoughts on Sunday night's AFC title game rematch against the Chiefs.

    TGAF: What if Bills stadium ends up on UB campus?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 63:58

    On the latest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK, we examine the pros and cons of putting the new Bills stadium on the University at Buffalo's north campus. Joel Staniszewski is back with more free NFL picks.

    TGAF: Mike Giardi on Brady Bowl, Bills as AFC East lords

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 42:04

    NFL Network reporter Mike Giardi visits "Tim Graham And Friends" to preview Sunday night's Brady Bowl and chat about Bills looking like no-doubt favorites to take the AFC East.

    TGAF: Darlington unplugged; Joel sees big Bills win ahead

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 62:51

    ESPN reporter Jeff Darlington joins "Tim Graham And Friends" to talk about a whole bunch of mess, plus Joel Staniszewski is back with a Bills pick he wants you to double down on.

    TGAF: Bills rebound; Armando Salguero on flopping Fins

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 57:30

    On the latest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK: We take a look at the AFC East favorites after the Bills' big victory. Outkick.com senior NFL writer Armando Salguero joins the show to examine the division and the Dolphins aren't as close as they thought.

    TGAF: Downtown stadium price tag; Joel gets off the mat

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 53:09

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK breaks down today's report about downtown stadium costs and looks at Sunday's game between the Bills and Dolphins. Joel Staniszewski is back from a rough week with more NFL picks.

    TGAF: Buffalo fans must be vaxed (and calmer)in stadium

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 41:35

    Erie County and Pegula Sports and Entertainment announced Tuesday that fans now must be vaxed to attend games. On the newest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK, we get into the reasons and explain why fans need to settle down when the Bills are on offense. Plus, Jonah Bronstein previews Saturday's football game between Coastal Carolina and University at Buffalo.

    TGAF: Fairburn farewell? Joel's picks; UB at Nebraska

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 80:48

    Top-shelf F Matthew Fairburn discusses his decision to cover the Patriots on "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK. Plus, Joel Staniszewski gives six FREE NFL picks and Jonah Bronstein digs into University at Buffalo football and hoops along with some philosophical musings on how COVID is being handled at high school sports.

    TGAF: Jenna Harner breaks down Steelers, Wegmans, Sheetz

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 43:11

    Sports reporter Jenna Harner, now working in Pittsburgh, joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to discuss Sunday's season opener between the Steelers and Bills, what she misses about Buffalo and whether we should trade Wegmans for Sheetz.

    TGAF: Bills favored 15 games, but O/U is 11? Joel S explains

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 50:23

    Joel Staniszewski is back with his analysis of 2021 Buffalo Bills bets for "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Toying with depth on Bills roster; UB opener

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2021 47:40

    Recorded minutes before the Bills traded defensive end Darryl Johnson (although Matthew Fairburn foreshadowed it), we discuss tough calls on the 53-man roster and preview University at Buffalo's football opener Thursday against Wagner on the latest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: ESPN's Kevin Connors talks Bills, COVID concerns, stadium and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 55:46

    ESPN anchor Kevin Connors joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK for a discussion on his beloved Buffalo Bills, his excitement and fears about 2021, playing hoops at Ithaca and whole bunch more.

    TGAF: Stadium chatter, Dawkins' return, QB3 intrigue

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 65:35

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK discusses the latest Bills stadium chatter, Dion Dawkins' return from COVID and what the Bills might do with their third quarterback.

    TGAF: Dion Dawkins COVID case hurting Bills

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 51:57

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK examines what the Buffalo Bills are dealing with as left tackle Dion Dawkins slowly returns to action.

    TGAF: Getting a grip on Josh Allen contract

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 40:20

    After the weekend celebration, "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK digs through the confetti to discuss why Josh Allen's contract extension is such a big deal to Bills fans.

    TGAF: Bills stadium, Eichel pressure, UB tidbits

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 67:01

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK is back after vacation with a rundown of the biggest topics while we were away.

    TGAF: Breyon Harris on Bills Mafia and checking bandwagon fans

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 61:29

    Bills Mafia founding father Breyon Harris makes his first appearance on "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to share opinions on his team and its fans.

    TGAF: Bills camp preview, Yankees nausea with Sal Maiorana

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 43:52

    Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reporter Sal Maiorana graciously cuts short his hardwood-floor shopping to join "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Polo Kerber on whirlwind NIL marketing frontier

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 71:31

    Playmaker head of talent and partnerships Polo Kerber has been working on the rapidly evolving NIL frontier, recruiting prep and college athletes to maximize their newfound marketing power.

    TGAF: Buffalo Cold Rush showcases viral dunk masters

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 37:24

    Buffalo Cold Rush organizers Mark Coppola and Gerald Beverly join "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to talk about Thursday night's dunk showcase that boasts 5 million followers.

    TGAF: Dwight Gooden on Chapman, deGrom and a football recruit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 48:52

    Pitching legend Dwight Gooden visits "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to chat about how spider tack might have worked for him, what's wrong with Aroldis Chapman, what's right with Jacob deGrom and his son turning into a coveted football recruit almost overnight.

    TGAF: Turner Sports exec Scooter Vertino talks NBA, Bills

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2021 65:51

    Scooter Vertino, Turner Sports and NBA Digits senior vice president of programming and production, visits "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to chat about his job and his beloved Buffalo Bills.

    TGAF: Expedited Sabres coach search? Eichel's leverage

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2021 58:12

    Associated Press reporter John Wawrow pauses from covering the Sabres coach search, Jack Eichel's status, women's hockey and the Canadiens-Golden Knights series to chat with "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK. Also, Jonah shares why he fears cosmetics and vegetables.

    TGAF: Is NFL minicamp necessary? Star's return

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 41:09

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK discusses how important NFL minicamps must be and the return of Bills defensive tackle Star Lotulelei after last year's COVID opt-out.

    TGAF: How worried should Bills be about Titans?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 11, 2021 54:19

    Longtime Titans reporter Paul Kuharsky stops in a Nashville field to chat with "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK about the Julio Jones trade, ramping up for the AFC and his miserable Yankees.

    TGAF: How does No. 1 pick impact Sabres' path?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2021 51:08

    Hockey analyst Kris Baker joins "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to discuss the Buffalo Sabres winning the NHL draft lottery what should be done with Jack Eichel.

    TGAF: Josh Allen's "arm arrogrance" explained

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2021 39:40

    Draft Network college football senior writer Benjamin Solak parachutes into "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to explain his hypothesis on Josh Allen's approach to chucking footballs.

    TGAF: Naomi Osaka and the sports media access dance

    Play Episode Listen Later May 28, 2021 81:09

    By request, "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK delves into the topic of sports media access after Naomi Osaka announces news conferences impact her mental health.

    TGAF: Bills coach makes vax wishes clear; players zip it

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 43:21

    Bills coach Sean McDermott had pointed vaccine comments about his players, but captains Josh Allen and Tremaine Edmunds are keeping their thoughts private. We discuss on "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Baseball over Sabres? Coach search and Eichel's future

    Play Episode Listen Later May 21, 2021 55:32

    The Athletic's John Vogl parachutes into "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to discuss Jack Eichel's future, the Sabres' coaching search and the Buffalo Blue Jays. Matthew Fairburn wonders whatever happened to Buffalo being a hockey town and Jonah Bronstein tosses basketball into the mix.

    TGAF: NBA play-in tourney, Knicks revival with Tim Bontemps

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 60:50

    ESPN NBA reporter Tim Bontemps reconnects with his Western New York roots on "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Preakness pique and Baffert's blather

    Play Episode Listen Later May 14, 2021 39:44

    Buffalo News horse racing columnist Gene Kershner returns to "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to discuss Medina Spirit's positive steroid test, Bob Baffert's legacy and implications for the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

    TGAF: Bills stay in vax vortex; Eichel vs. Sabres

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2021 71:16

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK examines Jack Eichel's medical rift with the Sabres and the Bills' seeming insistence upon making provocative vaccination comments.

    TGAF: Beane's wrist whacked for vax tack; NHL's knuckle dragging

    Play Episode Listen Later May 7, 2021 75:59

    Jonah, Matthew and Tim chat about Brandon Beane's recent comment about cutting a player who wasn't vaccinated and review the NHL's "guy stuff" mentality on the latest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Bills draft analysis; Don Granato's chances shifting?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2021 69:50

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK chops up the Bills' draft strategy, discusses University at Buffalo football's sudden coaching vacancy and wonders whether Don Granato's chances at keeping the Sabres job have dimmed.

    TGAF: Kentucky Derby preview with Gene Kershner

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2021 34:55

    Buffalo News horse racing analyst Gene Kershner shares his thoughts on the Kentucky Derby with "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: Spewak reflects on George Floyd coverage; Bills draft shrugs

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 77:18

    On the newest "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK, former Channel 2 reporter Danny Spewak discusses covering George Floyd's death through last week's conclusion of the Derek Chauvin trial in Minneapolis. Matthew, Jonah and Tim also sort through their feelings on NFL Draft previews.

    TGAF: Kris Baker on UPL's debut, Mittlestadt's surge, Granato's future

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 23, 2021 69:12

    Sabres analyst Kris Baker graces "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to talk about goalie Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen's anticipated NHL debut, forward Casey Mittelstadt's surge, whether Don Granato should be named permanent head coach and more.

    TGAF: Josh Mankiewicz on storytelling and watching "Mank"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 59:58

    Josh Mankiewicz, a "Dateline NBC" correspondent for 26 years, visits the show to discuss true-crime storytelling and how a "Dateline" episode's emotions, twists and red herrings are woven together. He also shares what it was like to watch "Mank," the acclaimed movie about his grandfather, "Citizen Kane" writer Herman Mankiewicz.

    TGAF: Sabres trade deadline review with John Vogl

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 71:45

    Old pal John Vogl drops by "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK to chat with Matthew Fairburn, Jonah Bronstein and Tim about the Sabres' doings and non-doings at the NHL trade deadline.

    TGAF: Josh Allen vaccine; Cumulus fallout; Buffalo News remorse

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2021 77:27

    "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK discussed Josh Allen's recent COVID-19 vaccination comments, Cumulus Broadcasting terminating its morning show and Tim's act of contrition toward The Buffalo News.

    TGAF: Our worst episode, plus John Wawrow

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 62:39

    We tried to play a video clip that didn't work. The host forgot to plug in his microphone. The guest had trouble remembering how to articulate common sayings. And we mostly talked about the Sabres. Welcome to the worst episode of "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK.

    TGAF: April Fools, facemask, one-game winning streak free-for-all

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2021 53:49

    A free-wheeling episode of "Tim Graham And Friends" brought to you by CTBK, with Jonah Bronstein and Matthew Fairburn.

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