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Mike MacAdam

Employee Since: December 1, 1987


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Sports writer

Phone Number: 518-395-3146


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:


Dad provides link to a golden past

Dad provides link to a golden past

February 11, 2016

We’ve created a monster. It dances erratically among us in the form of a dog’s head on a monkey’s torso with diapered human baby legs. ...

UAlbany needs to beat Vermont, not just celebrate past win

UAlbany needs to beat Vermont, not just celebrate past win

February 6, 2016

There’s the Big Purple Growl fanfest. There’s the commemoration of the great 16th-seeded UAlbany team that scared the living Husky stuff out of No. 1 ...

Starlight Racing has older horses that can make impact

February 4, 2016

Starlight Racing likes to point horses toward the Kentucky Derby, but this year their best horses are two who have already run in the Derby ...

Lightning strikes twice for Ballston Spa handicapper

February 3, 2016

Anybody who’s been to Saratoga Race Course has a story to tell. One of Paul Matties’ stories is that he can still tell them. Remember ...

Handling pressure just part of the job for Gregorius, Pierre-Paul

Handling pressure just part of the job for Gregorius, Pierre-Paul

February 1, 2016

If you’re a professional athlete, you have to expect a certain amount of scrutiny from the public. It comes with the job. If you’re a ...

Ballston Spa's Matties is top handicapper

Ballston Spa's Matties is top handicapper

January 31, 2016

For a thoroughbred in North America, winning a race like the Kentucky Derby or Breeders’ Cup Classic would likely be the pinnacle of its career. ...

Panthers will win, and Peyton will be back

Panthers will win, and Peyton will be back

January 30, 2016

I’m officially out of the NFL prediction business. Call this a side project. You know, like a hobby. I wouldn’t be any good at fighting ...

Cavaliers' coach was victim of a mutiny

Cavaliers' coach was victim of a mutiny

January 24, 2016

Add LeBron James’ name to the list of coach killers, alongside Magic Johnson, Dwight Howard, Penny Hardaway and Lieutenant Fletcher Christian. “Mutiny on the Erie” ...

The good life of John Scott, NHL all-star

The good life of John Scott, NHL all-star

January 22, 2016

There’s a YouTube compilation of John Scott’s top-five highlight NHL goals. The joke is, it also serves as a compilation of all the goals he’s ...

Monmouth-Iona rivalry goes from verbal to physical

Monmouth-Iona rivalry goes from verbal to physical

January 20, 2016

It’s all fun and games until somebody slaps somebody in the nose, MMA-style. Or somebody calls some of the other team’s basketball players “not basketball ...

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