Ken Schott's Parting Schotts
by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Little League World Series regional play broadcast schedule

Regional play in the Little League World Series begins Friday. ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN3 and the Longhorn Network will combine to deliver 82 regional games. However, none of the pool-play games from the Mid-Atlantic Regional in Bristol, Conn., are on the list. That is where Colonie Little League will be playing. ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

ESPN penalizes Smith

ESPN announced Tuesday that Stephen A. Smith will not appear on ESPN2's "First Take" and or ESPN Radio for one week. Smith got into major trouble last Friday for his comments on the NFL suspending Ray Rice of the Baltimore Ravens for just two games after being seen dragging his ...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Howard to play role in NBC Sports Group's Barclays Premier League coverage

U.S. men's national team goalie Tim Howard, who also plays for Everton in the Barclays Premier League, signed multiyear agreement with NBC Sports on Tuesday. Howard will work up to 10 Premier League games this season, serving as game analyst in the booth or in an on-site studio for the ...
Monday, July 28, 2014

Union hockey and football, WPTR-AM (1240) agree to three-year deal

After working on one-year deals to have its games aired on WPTR-AM (1240), the Union College men's hockey team has a multiyear contract with the Empire Broadcasting Corporation station. The two sides announced a three-year deal Monday to keep the NCAA-champion Dutchmen on WPTR. It also includes the bi-weekly show ...
Sunday, July 27, 2014

Astros promote Reed from ValleyCats to Quad Cities

The Houston Astros promoted first baseman A.J. Reed from the short-season Class A Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League to the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits of the Midwest League, the team announced Sunday morning. Reed, the Astros' second-round pick in last month's Major League Baseball first-year player ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ex-Union goalie Mayotte named Providence assistant coach

Former Union goalie Kris Mayotte was named assistant coach at Providence College on Wednesday. Mayotte spent the last two years as an assistant coach at St. Lawrence. He was a volunteer assistant coach at Cornell during the 2011-12 season. Mayotte is reunited with Friars coach Nate Leaman. Mayotte played for ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time Warner, ESPN reach agreement on SEC Network

Time Warner Cable subscribers will be able to see the debut of SEC Network next month. TWC and ESPN announced an agreement Thursday for TWC to carry the SEC Network. The channel debuts Aug. 14. The first football game to be shown on the network will be Texas A&M vs. ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Blues sign ex-Union standout Welsh

Former Union hockey standout Jeremy Welsh has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues, the NHL team announced Tuesday. Welsh, who led the Dutchmen to the team's first Frozen Four appearance in 2012, split last season between the Vancouver Canucks and the AHL's Utica Comets. The 6-foot-3, ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

NBC Sports Group announces NHL broadcast schedule

NBC Sports Group announced its NHL broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 season on Tuesday. A total of 103 games will be televised during the regular season. Here is the schedule. It is subject to change: Date Away Home Network Time (ET) Wed., Oct. 8 Philadelphia Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m. Wed., ...
Monday, July 21, 2014

NCAA hockey-champion Union welcomes 8 players to team

Union announced its 2014-15 recruiting class Monday. Eight players season — five forwards and three defensemen — make up the class. The forwards are Roman Ammirato, Spencer Foo, Tyler Hynes, Ryan Scarfo and Kevin Shier. The defensemen are JC Brassard, Nick DeSimone and Connor Light. They will help try to ...

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