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Donald Trump serious about buying Buffalo Bills

Donald TrumpDonald Trump has emerged as one of the potential buyers of the Buffalo Bills, and the well known TV personality and businessman says he is serious about buying the team.

“I’m going to give it a heavy shot,” Trump told The Buffalo News’ Tim Graham on Monday. “I would love to do it, and if I can do it I’m keeping it in Buffalo.”

Skeptics feel Trump is only expressing interest in the team for publicity purposes so he can stay relevant, but he denies that is the case.

Trump, who once owned the New Jersey Generals of the USFL, says one of the big reasons why the Bills appeal to him is their proximity to his home base in Manhattan. He also says he would do his best to keep the team in western New York, which is important to the fans who are worried about potential buyers moving the team to a city like Toronto.

One person who will also likely be in the mix is Jon Bon Jovi. He has been working NFL ownership circles for a while and could be a front man for Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, which has obvious ties to Toronto.

Donald Trump wishes Patriots good luck, calls Bill Belichick ‘Bob’

Donald Trump had the right idea in mind when he wished the New England Patriots good luck before the team’s “Monday Night Football” game against the Houston Texans, but he made one mistake. He called Bill Belichick “Bob” for some reason:

I guess Trump had a little too much Bob on the mind after referring to team owner Bob Kraft.

Trump is actually good friends with Kraft and appeared in the Patriots’ locker room following a win over the New York Jets in October.

The Donald was also a special guest in Kraft’s owner’s box for a 2010 Jets-Patriots game. You might remember it because it’s when Trump’s hair went flying all over the place.

Trump has long had an involvement with professional football. He was the founder/owner of the USFL’s New Jersey Generals and even signed Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker to the team.

The only good thing about Trump’s blunder is at least it wasn’t as bad as some of Boston mayor Tom Menino’s mistakes.

Mark Cuban, Donald Trump in Twitter beef

Mark Cuban and Donald Trump are using Twitter to go at it like a couple of little rich kids arguing over whose dad has a sweeter car. The ongoing beef seems to stem from Trump offering to donate $5 million to the charity of Barack Obama’s choice if the President agreed to show the public his college transcripts and US passport records. In response to that, Cuban offered Trump $1 million to shave his head for charity.

As we know from watching this hilarious clip over and over again, Trump doesn’t need to shave his head — he can just take his hair off. In any event, Cuban made the offer and Trump declined.

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Donald Trump: Alex Rodriguez is a liability, George Steinbrenner would fire him

Donald Trump is one of the most well-known Alex Rodriguez haters in America. There is no shortage of A-Rod haters with the way the 2012 postseason has gone, but Trump leads the pack. He’s been quick to take shots at Rodriguez oftentimes in the past, but Tuesday afternoon may have been the hardest The Donald has ever come down on him.

“I would terminate his contract, personally,” Trump told The Michael Kay Show on ESPN New York 98.7 FM. “I think George (Steinbrenner) would’ve done that. I would terminate his contract on the basis that when he signed, he didn’t say that he took drugs. Since he signed his contract, they found out that he took drugs. … He actually admitted that he took drugs. Now he’s not taking drugs anymore, and without the drugs, he’s a less than average player.”

Trump added that he had a “bad experience” with A-Rod when he lived in his tower in New York. He would not go into detail about what happened but simply said he is not a fan of him as a person or a player.

“I don’t think he’s an asset, I think he’s a liability to the Yankees,” Trump continued. “They’re paying him $30 million a year, and he strikes out every time he comes up in a playoff game. How about like $1 million instead of $30 million, because that’s what he’s worth?”

Rodriguez was recently voted one of the most overrated players in baseball by his peers and is obviously one of the most overpaid players in the game, but that’s how baseball contracts work. If you want to land a player in his prime, you have to accept that you’ll be paying way too much for him when he’s in his late-30s. That’s exactly what has happened with A-Rod, it just happens to be magnified on the postseason stage.

Donald Trump takes shot at A-Rod on ‘Celebrity Apprentice’ (Video)

Donald Trump couldn’t resist taking a shot at Alex Rodriguez during his “Celebrity Apprentice” show Sunday.

The Donald was praising ’80s singer Debbie Gibson for saying she didn’t care who got the credit on her team when he invoked a Yankees reference.

“That’s all about winning,” he said in response to Gibson’s team-first attitude. “That’s cool. That’s a Derek Jeter-type statement, right? We love Derek. That’s not an A-Rod statement — that’s a Derek statement.”

A-Rod was asked about Donald’s swipe and wouldn’t respond, saying he’s only talking about baseball issues.

Trump also took a shot at the Yankees third baseman after A-Rod made the final out in the ALDS loss to the Tigers, calling him “a less than average baseball player now that he is unable to use drugs,” so clearly he has it out for the former MVP. Though boring, it’s probably wise that A-Rod didn’t respond.

You can watch Donald’s jab at the 4:25 mark in the video below:

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Donald Trump’s Golf Course in Scotland Looks Insanely Challenging (Pictures)

I must admit I was not aware of this until today, but apparently the one and only Donald Trump is building a golf course in Scotland.  Naturally, the layout is exquisite.  That being said, as someone who plays golf looking at this I envision nothing but pure frustration.  Hit a good shot, or die is the best way to describe it.  Check out these pictures of Trump International Golf Links, courtesy of Geoff Shackelford.  Like those before us, we apologize for the bag pipes.

It’s no floating golf course in the Maldives, but it should certainly get the job done for the most avid golf enthusiast.  Most importantly, it’s so Trump.

Quiet clap to Devil Ball Golf for passing the pictures along.

Donald Trump Will Not Own the Mets

From their play on the field, to the questionable behavior of their fans, and the problems within the stadium, the New York Mets have long been a favorite target here at LBS. Matters weren’t helped much when it was announced two weeks ago that the Mets were looking for minority owners in an effort to fund raise. The team’s owners — the Wilpon family — is being sued by the victims of Bernie Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, and they could be forced to pay hundreds of millions of dollars in damages.

Enter The Donald.

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that Donald Trump has interest in owning the Mets, and that he was trying to set up a meeting with Fred Wilpon to discuss the possibilities. While the nugget of info certainly is juicy, it’s nothing more than a fun story the Times knew would be attractive for fans and the media.

WATCH: THE DONALD’S WIG BLOWING OFF

In the third paragraph of their story it states that Trump “made it clear that he would be interested only in buying a majority stake in the team.”

THE DONALD GIVES MIAMI FOOTBALL COACHING ADVICE

Donald Trump as the new owner of the Mets? I’m sure we can all envision how that one would go first day on the job “Terry Collins, you’re fired!” but sadly that’s not going to happen. There’s no way the Wilpons are giving up a majority stake in the club, and there’s no way The Donald will take anything less. Have you ever known Trump to be anything less than “the man”? Does The Donald take a backseat to anyone? Of course not. That’s why this will never happen, regardless of how endless the fun could be. Sadly, we’ll just have to settle for the Steinbrenners and McCourts to provide us with owner fodder.