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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014

Final 'SNF' game of season is Bengals-Steelers

The final "Sunday Night Football" game of the season next week will be the battle for the AFC North Division title between the Cincinnati Bengals and Pittsburgh Steelers, the NFL and NBC announced at halftime of Sunday's Seattle-Arizona game. The rest of the Week 17 schedule will be announced after ...
Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014

Former Union player Varady coaches U.S. to gold medal

Former Union player Jay Varady, now a coach with the U.S. Hockey League's Sioux City Musketeers, guided the United States to the gold medal at the World Junior "A" Challenge. The U.S. defeated Denmark, 3-2, in overtime on a Thomas Novak power-play goal 4:56 into OT. The U.S. went 4-0 ...
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

Romero returning to manage ValleyCats

The Houston Astros announced Friday that it's keeping its Tri-City ValleyCats staff together. Ed Romero, who has guided the 'Cats to two consecutive New York-Penn League championship series appearances, will return for his third year as manager. The 'Cats won the 2013 league title. Under Romero, the 'Cats are 92-60 ...
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014

WPTR moving 'Cady's Corner' to weekdays

Brian Cady’s sportstalk show on WPTR-AM (1240) is moving up. “Cady’s Corner” will move from a weekly show to a five days a week starting Jan. 12, it was announced Friday by Empire Broadcasting Corporation. The show will be on from 1-3 p.m. It had been a Sunday morning show ...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

'Slap Schotts' podcast, with Matt DuBrey, now available

The latest podcast of the "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" is now available. The guest was Union hockey play-by-play announcer Matt DuBrey. To listen to the podcast, click here. The musical selections for the segment: Elton John's "Step Into Christmas," Trans Siberian Orchestra's "Christmas Eve Sarajevo," Burl Ives' "Have ...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014

Week 17 college football TV schedule

It's Week 17 of the college football season. The college bowl season starts Saturday with five games. There are also championship games in NCAA Division II and III. Here is the college football schedule through Wednesday. Announcers, in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses. Announcers and ...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

NFL Week 16 TV schedule

Week 16 of the NFL season kicks off Thursday with an AFC South matchup between the Tennessee Titans and Jacksonville Jaugars. Two teams that are a combined 4-24. Not exactly compelling television. It’s the final Thursday night game of the season. Here is the Week 16 schedule. Announcers, in order ...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

NFL predictions Week 16

I was very disappointed that my Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. However, I am happy that I increased my lead in The Daily Gazette NFL picks contest over Sara Foss. I went 12-4 in Week 15, while Foss was 11-5. Mark McGuire can start figuring ...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014

DuBrey talks year in college hockey on 'Slap Schotts'

We'll look back at the biggest college hockey stories of 2014 with Union hockey radio play-by-play man Matt DuBrey on the final "Slap Schotts College Hockey Segment" of the calendar year during Rodger Wyland's "Big Board Sportstalk" at 11:05 a.m. Thursday on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). From Union winning its ...
Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014

Sabres acquire former RPI standout D'Amigo

Former RPI hockey standout forward Jerry D'Amigo has been acquired by the Buffalo Sabres from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for center Luke Adam, it was announced Tuesday. D'Amigo, who was a Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick in 2009, signed with the Blue Jackets as a free agent during ...

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