Matt Bove, 7 Eyewitness News

Matt Bove

7 Eyewitness News

Buffalo, NY, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Several Bills players stepping up with donations to coronavirus-related causes

With a country in crisis, several members of the Buffalo Bills have stepped up both in Western New York and in their hometowns. → Read More

Solid day for Botterill as Sabres manage to buy and sell

The Sabres GM managed to buy and sell, which isn't the easiest thing to do, especially with the clock ticking towards 3:00 p.m. on deadline day. → Read More

Reports: Sabres acquire RW Wayne Simmonds

According to multiple reports, the Buffalo Sabres have traded for winger Wayne Simmonds, acquiring the 31-year-old forward from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a conditional fifth-round pick. → Read More

Report: Greg Olsen signing with Seahawks, not Bills

On Tuesday, Schefter reported that the veteran tight end elected to sign with the Seattle Seahawks, despite having productive vists with both the Bills and Washington. → Read More

Former Bills player Mario Williams accused of trespassing

Williams faces a Class B misdemeanor charge and has posted bail, which was set at $100. → Read More

Sabres vs. Red Wings matchup brings hair bet to a head for two 7 Eyewitness News employees

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — For two hockey fans, a bet they made before the 2018-2019 NHL season all comes down to Saturday. > I think you're going to enjoy the story we're putting together today.... — Matthew Bové (@Matt_Bove) April 5, 2019 Matt Walfrand, a director at 7 Eyewitness News, was confident his favorite team, the Buffalo Sabres, would make significant strides… → Read More

Patrick Beilein introduced as Niagara University men's basketball coach

Patrick Beilein is ready to once again make Niagara University a contender in the MAAC. → Read More

Late push not enough as UB women fall in Round of 32 to UConn 84-72

Cierra Dillard led the way for the Bulls with a game-high 29 points. Senior Autumn Jones added 14 points while Buffalo native Summer Hemphill had nine. → Read More

Historic season comes to an end as UB falls to Texas Tech 78-58

Nick Perkins led the way for the Bulls with 17 points while Dovanta Jordan added 13 points. Jeremy Harris, who had 21 points against Arizona State on Thursday finished with just nine points against Texas Tech. CJ Massinburg, the MAC player of the year finished with 14 points. → Read More

UB Bulls women's basketball team headed to round of 32 after win against Rutgers

The UB Bulls women's basketball team defeated Rutgers Friday afternoon, they're now headed to the round of 32. → Read More

UB Bulls men's basketball team defeats Arizona State, 91-74

The Bulls are headed to the round of 32 after defeating Arizona State Friday afternoon. → Read More

Bulls Dancing: 7 things to know about the UB basketball teams' NCAA tournament Friday match-ups

The UB men's and women's basketball teams play their first games of the NCAA Tournament on Friday afternoon. → Read More

UB women's basketball team advances to MAC championship game

With an 82-77 win over top-seeded Central Michigan, the UB women's basketball team is heading the MAC championship game. → Read More

Oats signs extension to stay with UB through 2024

Despite plenty of interest from bigger programs, UB men's basketball coach Nate Oats isn't going anywhere. → Read More

5 Observations: Sabres squander two-goal lead, fall to Oilers 4-3

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Despite a two-goal lead in the final minutes of the second period the Buffalo Sabres once again came up short, allowing three unanswered goals to the Edmonton Oilers in a 4-3 loss. Jack Eichel and Casey Mittelstadt scored for the Sabres, who fall to 30-28-8 on the season. 5 Observations from Monday's loss: Epic collapse For most of the second period, the Sabres looked like… → Read More

UB climbs AP rankings, now ranked No. 21

For the 16th consecutive week the UB Bulls are ranked in the Associated Press Top 25, jumping four spots to 21! → Read More

Sabres acquire Taylor Leier in exchange for Justin Bailey

Buffalo Sabres General Manager Jason Botterill has made his first move of 2019. → Read More

Jeanneret after health scare: "I'm overwhelmed by the number of messages I got"

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — His voice has echoed through countless family rooms and cars for decades here in Western New York And Southern Ontario. But two weeks ago, Rick Jeanneret had Sabres fans concerned when he was rushed to the hospital in the middle of the game on December 22nd against the Ducks. "I was hoping to get through to the end of the game. But I was little short on that," the… → Read More

5 Observations: Streak snapped, Lightning strike Sabres 5-4

All good things must come to an end. For the first time since Nov 4, the Buffalo Sabres surrendered two points, snapping their 10 game win streak with a 5-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. Sam Reinhart scored twice while Zemgus Girgensons and Tage Thompson added goals for the Sabres, who fall to 17-7-2 with the loss. → Read More

5 Observations: Sabres win 10th straight, knock off Sharks 3-2 in OT

For only the third time in franchise history, the Buffalo Sabres have won 10 straight games. Jeff Skinner scored the game-winner in overtime, lifting the Sabres to a 3-2 win against the San Jose Sharks. Rasmus Ristolainen and Nathan Beaulieu also scored for the Sabres, who improve to 17-6-2 with the win. → Read More