Sale of Sabres reportedly moving forward

Updated: May 20, 2003, 8:13 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

The Buffalo Sabres don't have a new owner -- yet.

According to WGR Sportsradio in Buffalo, the NHL has accepted former gubernatorial candidate Tom Golisano's bid to buy the financially strapped team, TSN reported on its Web site Thursday.

Golisano submitted a bid back on Feb. 14. The report says the NHL accepted Golisano's proposal the next day.

No sale has been finalized, however, and the two sides continue to work out the details.

The Sabres have been in limbo since ...

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