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MacAdam, Mike

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Phone: 518-395-3146

Employee Since: December 1, 1987

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Mike started as a general assignment sports writer at the Gazette in December 1987 after a year at the Troy Record. He became the sports columnist and Siena basketball beat writer this year. His other specialities are horse racing and running/track and field. Mike's responsibilities also include copy editing and pagination.


Mike's Recent Articles:


The luster comes off the Golden State Warriors' season

The luster comes off the Golden State Warriors' season

June 22, 2016

If a 73-9 team falls in the NBA playoffs, does it make a sound? If the last 4:39 of Sunday’s Game 7 win by the ...

When talking NYRA, there is one sure thing in horse racing

When talking NYRA, there is one sure thing in horse racing

June 18, 2016

How would you feel if you made a substantial investment of your hard-earned bucks betting on a horse race, losing it all, then finding out ...

Creating something out of a bad racing week

Creating something out of a bad racing week

June 11, 2016

Strange week at Belmont Park. On the third day, WinStar Farm created an opportunity for celebrity chef Bobby Flay. On the fourth day, NYRA president ...

Freihofer's Run's U.S.-only policy was the right call

Freihofer's Run's U.S.-only policy was the right call

June 8, 2016

If you’ve kept track of the Freihofer’s Run for Women 5k for the last 10 years or so, you recognize certain trademark moments and elements. ...

Colonie grad Podlaski resists temptation, focuses on 2020 Olympics

June 6, 2016

It’s not like the temptation wasn’t staring Meaghan Podlaski right in the face. She was standing next to the Colosseum. Yes, that one, the one ...

Nelson wins Freihofer's Run for Women 5k

Nelson wins Freihofer's Run for Women 5k

June 4, 2016

Brianne Nelson said she was super-relaxed. Then she felt super-strong. Still, she was “super-shocked,” when she won. Five kilometers is not her game, but the ...

An American will capture Freihofer’s Run for Women 5k title

An American will capture Freihofer’s Run for Women 5k title

June 4, 2016

For the first time since 2004, an American runner will win the Freihofer’s Run for Women 5k. A confluence of circumstances, including the prospect of ...

NBA made right call in Draymond Green issue

NBA made right call in Draymond Green issue

May 25, 2016

It’s funny, until it happens to you. Never had the pleasure, myself. I’ve been hit in the eye with a lacrosse ball, elbowed in the ...

No Triple Crown, but a sense of relief at the Preakness

No Triple Crown, but a sense of relief at the Preakness

May 22, 2016

It sent a shiver down your spine. Another potential Triple Crown went by the wayside on a drizzly, muddy Saturday at Pimlico, and along with ...

A prince in the Sport of Kings

A prince in the Sport of Kings

May 20, 2016

Pimlico is just about ready for her closeup. The 141st Preakness is Saturday, so the infield is crammed with concert stages and corporate tents serving ...

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