After years of building a roster around their interior, focusing on the offensive and defensive lines, and spending the commensurate draft capital, the New York Giants used the 2016 draft to shore up their perimeter.
For most of the fourth inning, Ian Anderson sat on a bench behind the pitching mounds in the Shenendehowa bullpen. At inning’s end, the 6-foot-3, 180-pound Anderson headed into his team’s dugout and then back to the pen to get loose.
The fan in the Utica Comets jersey — and that description doesn’t really narrow it down among the rabid fan base Thursday night in the Utica Memorial Auditorium — bellowed by the arena’s concourse doorways loud enough for bystanders to hear.
The Los Angeles Rams chose quarterback Jared Goff of California with the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, the latest move by a team trying to re-establish itself in Southern California after two decades in St. Louis.
Erin Doyle missed the end of last year’s run to a Section II Class B championship for the Niskayuna girls’ lacrosse team. The right ACL she tore last spring against Guilderland wasn’t healed in time, either, for her to play goalie this past fall with the Silver Warriors’ sectional championship-winning girls’ soccer squad.