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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:


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 ...

Steph Curry leaves fans - and foes - in awe

Steph Curry leaves fans - and foes - in awe

May 11, 2016

Steve Smith is paid good money by TNT to analyze basketball games. He’s paid to talk. On two straight Golden State Warriors possessions during overtime ...

Forgotten George Smith’s place among Kentucky Derby greats

Forgotten George Smith’s place among Kentucky Derby greats

May 6, 2016

There’s no doubt that, a hundred years from now (assuming we haven’t blown up the planet by then), there will be more than enough public ...

UAlbany tennis team rewarded for sticking together

UAlbany tennis team rewarded for sticking together

May 4, 2016

Paulina Torres said she felt her back shut down. One moment she was reaching for a forehand during the America East tennis tournament, then the ...

Rachel Alexandra heading to Racing Hall of Fame

Rachel Alexandra heading to Racing Hall of Fame

April 26, 2016

Track announcer Tom Durkin’s words, urgent and triumphant, still echo through the rafters of Saratoga Race Course: “It’s going to be desperately close! Here’s the ...

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

It's time for some bandwagon jumping

April 20, 2016

The two little flaxen-haired boys must be 7, maybe 8 years old. I’m 53. Still, despite their brief time on this blessed plot, this earth, ...

DeBraccio is a marathon runner in full bloom

DeBraccio is a marathon runner in full bloom

April 13, 2016

This time of year, Brian DeBraccio doesn’t like to be away from the greenhouse for too long. It’s an important time for the baby plants ...

Echoes of 1985 still ring at Villanova

Echoes of 1985 still ring at Villanova

April 6, 2016

If you’ve been online in the last 36 hours or so and still haven’t seen Jay Wright’s stoic walk up the sideline, while all manner ...

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