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Defense helps US team to the Women's World Cup final

Defense helps US team to the Women's World Cup final

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
It used to be that the U.S. women's national team was known more for its fierce attack. For the Women's World Cup in Canada, the Americans are finding success with a locked-down defense.
 
Driver killed in crash at Lebanon Valley Speedway
NEW LEBANON

Driver killed in crash at Lebanon Valley Speedway

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
A man was killed Tuesday night in a crash during the annual Eve of Destruction at Lebanon Valley Speedway.
 
Pujols, Heaney lead Angels to 2-1 win over Yankees

Pujols, Heaney lead Angels to 2-1 win over Yankees

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Andrew Heaney pitched seven strong innings, and the Angels got home runs from Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar to beat the New York Yankees.
 
U.S. secures spot in Women's World Cup final

U.S. secures spot in Women's World Cup final

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Carli Lloyd remembers putting the ball on its spot and shutting out the noise of more than 51,000 anxious fans.
Then she blasted that ball into the back of the net.
 
Saratoga Springs gymnast has Olympic-sized dreams
WILTON

Saratoga Springs gymnast has Olympic-sized dreams

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Ava Dallas is shooting to be the next great women’s Olympic gymnastics champion. Her eyes are not on 2016 but 2020, and the Tokyo Olympics.
She is 12. She has time.
 
Niskayuna's Whitley signs, will play in Gulf Coast League

Niskayuna's Whitley signs, will play in Gulf Coast League

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
The expectations are far from modest.
Hours before Garrett Whitley signed his contract Tuesday, MLB.com draft and prospects expert Jim Callis said the Niskayuna product could quickly become the crown jewel of the Tampa Bay Rays’ minor league outfit.
 
Heroes aren't just sandwiches, or are they?

Heroes aren't just sandwiches, or are they?

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Get this sappy, confounded New York Mets “fight song” out of my head.
Please. Now.
I’m begging you.
 
Clemmensen joins New Jersey Devils' staff

Clemmensen joins New Jersey Devils' staff

Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Goalie Scott Clemmensen hoped when his playing days were done, he could stay in hockey, and in the New Jersey Devils’ organization.
 
US-Germany semifinal features world's top goalkeepers

US-Germany semifinal features world's top goalkeepers

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Women's World Cup semifinal clash between top-ranked Germany and the second-ranked United States will feature two of the best goalkeepers in the game: Nadine Angerer and Hope Solo.
 
Whitley signs with Rays

Whitley signs with Rays

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Niskayuna’s Garrett Whitley officially joined the Tampa Bay Rays franchise today, just more than three weeks after he was selected No. 13 overall in the Major League Baseball amateur draft.
 
Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st

Openly transgender swimmer at Harvard believed to be a 1st

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles.
 
Trout powers Angels past Yankees 4-1

Trout powers Angels past Yankees 4-1

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Trout homers, flashes the glove in Angels win.
 
Hockey: New Skidmore coach a familiar face
SARATOGA

Hockey: New Skidmore coach a familiar face

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
A former Skidmore men’s ice hockey star, a recently minted hall of famer at the college, is taking a spot behind the bench as the Thoroughbreds’ new head coach next season.
 
Basketball: Siena women's bench won't be empty anymore
ALBANY

Basketball: Siena women's bench won't be empty anymore

Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Strange, but true. There were so many new faces at the Siena women’s basketball summer practice session Friday that you needed a media guide to figure out who was who.
 
A gay teammate is no longer a big issue
TROY

A gay teammate is no longer a big issue

Monday, June 29, 2015
When I asked athletes five years ago how a hypothetical gay teammate would be accepted in their locker room or clubhouse, there were more than a few mumbled “I dunnos” as the inquired stared down at their shuffling feet.
 
 

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