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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

ESPN2's 'Olbermann' moving to late afternoon

Some late-night breaking news from ESPN on Tuesday. The cable network announced that it's moving the ESPN2 late-night show "Olbermann" to 5 p.m. on starting Sept. 8. In its press release, ESPN said the move of Keith Olbermann's show was "designed to enhance the current ratings growth of the personality-focused ...
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

NASCAR announces 2015 schedule

FOX, NBC splitting Sprint, Nationwide coverage.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Week 1 college football TV schedule

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the most comprehensive weekly college football TV schedule for the Capital Region. There were two Division I-AA games on Saturday, so we will call that the prologue. Here is the Week 1 schedule, which begins Wednesday. Announcers (where available), in order ...
Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

WTMM to carry University of Buffalo football

ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team (WTMM-FM) will be broadcasting University of Buffalo football games this season, the station announced Monday. The first Bulls game WTMM will carry is next Saturday at Army. The University of Buffalo Bulls are a program on the rise as 80 percent of their starters are ...
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

NBC's Olczyk likes Wicked Strong to win Travers

NHL on NBC analyst Eddie Olczyk will be part of NBC's Travers Stakes telecast on Saturday. The broadcast, which will include the Ballerina Stakes, begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be seen on WNYT (Ch. 13). Olczyk played 16 years in the NHL and won a Stanley Cup with the ...
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Time change for Sunday's Saratoga Showcase telecast on MSG Plus

MSG Plus announced Friday a time change for its coverage of Sunday's Saratoga Showcase from Saratoga Race Course. The coverage will now start at 5:30 p.m. It had been originally scheduled for 5 p.m. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Ex-Union forward Sullivan invited to Bruins rookie camp

Former Union forward Kevin Sullivan has been invited to participate in the Boston Bruins rookie camp, the team announced Thursday. Sullivan had nine goals and 29 assists in 39 games for the NCAA-champion Dutchmen last season. He was the team's fourth-leading scorer. His goal late in the third period in ...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Ex-Union forward Fox looking for new hockey team after Arizona Sundogs suspend operations

Last Friday, former Union College forward T.J. Fox signed a contract with the Central Hockey League's Arizona Sundogs. Today, Fox is looking for a new team. The Sundogs announced Thursday that it's suspending operations for this season. They are the second CHL team to do that in the last two ...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Las Vegas-Philadelphia LLWS game earns record 3.4 overnight rating for ESPN

Las Vegas' 8-1 victory over Philadelphia in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night earned a 3.4 overnight rating for ESPN, the cable network announced Thursday. It is highest-rated Little League World Series telecast ever on ESPN, according to Nielsen. The 3.4 rating is up 143 percent from last ...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Browns-Redskins game gets 4.8 overnight rating for ESPN

Monday's NFL preseason game between the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins earned a 4.8 overnight rating for ESPN, the cable network announced Tuesday. The game featured Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who threw a touchdown pass and made an obscene gesture toward the Washington sideline. The Redskins won, 24-23. ESPN said ...

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