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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:


Eric Guillot is a 'jenius'

Eric Guillot is a 'jenius'

August 25, 2016

The toys are on the wall and not in the attic. There’s a dragon devouring a Charlie Brown figurine (that’s Chad Brown). There’s a Minion ...

Hankin jumping from jockey to Marines

Hankin jumping from jockey to Marines

August 24, 2016

Connor Hankin led Scorpiancer out into the small field in the Oklahoma Annex on Fifth Avenue Monday morning so his horse could nibble on some ...

Exaggerator favored in 14-horse Travers field

Exaggerator favored in 14-horse Travers field

August 24, 2016

Perhaps by the end of the week, tickets for the 147th Travers Stakes will be fully booked. The starting gate already is. The maximum number ...

California Chrome's performance distorts big picture

California Chrome's performance distorts big picture

August 21, 2016

A few of us stragglers hung around the Saratoga Race Course pressbox Saturday night to watch the race from California. There was still a buzz ...

Saratoga notes: Toner's barn gets a much-needed lift

Saratoga notes: Toner's barn gets a much-needed lift

August 21, 2016

The Jimmy Toner barn has been operating under heavy hearts since the opening weekend of the Saratoga Race Course meet. Losing by a nose in ...

Tourist has great trip, wins Fourstardave

Tourist has great trip, wins Fourstardave

August 20, 2016

The pilot was the same and the trip was the same — including the final destination — but this Tourist had to survive some pitfalls ...

Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

August 20, 2016

Mike Smith said he’ll wake up in a few days at some ungodly hour of the night and jump out of bed with such a ...

The best Saratoga races (by a nose)

The best Saratoga races (by a nose)

August 20, 2016

How do you define the best races in Saratoga Race Course history? You don’t, if you want to avoid becoming irretrievably insane. Best finishes? Best ...

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

August 20, 2016

I haven’t seen the “Dumb and Dumber” movies (there’s at least one sequel, right?), but do hang around social media enough to be familiar with ...

An unexpected double-bill of racing

An unexpected double-bill of racing

August 19, 2016

Let’s play two. The mid-card washout was bad news to Saratoga Race Course fans who showed up last Saturday, but great news to anyone who ...

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