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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:


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 ...

Two heavyweights sparring five weeks before the Derby

Two heavyweights sparring five weeks before the Derby

April 2, 2016

While trainer Kiaran McLaughlin was on a national teleconference on Tuesday, scratchy interference occasionally made the phone call from south Florida a challenge. He apologized, ...

Big Ten can't win - so let's change the rules

Big Ten can't win - so let's change the rules

March 26, 2016

If a goalie tried to move the posts like this, somebody would be headed to the penalty box. But a conference named after its 10 ...

'Tis the season for bustin' some brackets

'Tis the season for bustin' some brackets

March 19, 2016

This time next year, you’ll be able to get autographed copies of my coffee table picture book “State Street Demolition as Viewed from Wolff’s Biergarten ...

Ex-Union football coach Audino joins Bagnoli at Columbia

Ex-Union football coach Audino joins Bagnoli at Columbia

March 11, 2016

John Audino has some new stomping grounds. And they’re his old stomping grounds. The all-time winningest head coach in Union College football history has been ...

Piazza sees his future on the wall of Hall of Fame

Piazza sees his future on the wall of Hall of Fame

March 9, 2016

Mike Piazza scanned the walls, the ones with all the faces cast in bronze. “Crazy. What am I doing here?” he wondered, breaking into a ...

Siena's 'Terminator' lives up to his nickname

Siena's 'Terminator' lives up to his nickname

March 6, 2016

As Siena coach Jimmy Patsos pointed out, Lavon Long could’ve stuck his head in the sand. Missed practice. Essentially suspended for the last game of ...

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