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Friday, May 1, 2015

NCAA lacrosse tournament TV news

Where will the UAlbany men's lacrosse team go in the NCAA tournament, and will the Great Danes get an automatic bid or an at-large bid? Those questions will be answered this weekend. The Great Danes host Stony Brook in the America East Conference tournament title game at 10 a.m. Saturday. ...
Thursday, April 30, 2015

Stanley Cup picks: Conference semifinals

We’re done with the opening round of the Stanley Cup playoffs, and I am off to a great start. I went 6-2 with my conference quarterfinals selections. More impressively, I got four picks exactly right. I had the Rangers winning in five over the Penguins, the Canadiens over the Senators ...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Stanley Cup playoffs second-round schedules (Updated)

Now that Tampa Bay has advanced, here are the second-round schedules for the Stanley Cup playoffs. The puck drops on the second round Thursday with Washington at the New York Rangers and Anaheim hosting Calgary. The last first-round series, between Detroit and Tampa Bay, will be decided in Game 7 ...
Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Vidmar, Union hockey recruit, named NAHL MVP

Four days after winning the NAHL South Division Most Valuable Player and Forward of the Year awards, 2015-16 Union hockey recruit Sebastian Vidmar of the Lone Star Brahmas was named the league's MVP and top forward on Monday. Vidmar, who is from Malmo, Sweden, led the NAHL in points with ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Bay State defenseman Grant commits to RPI hockey

RPI hockey has received a commitment from defenseman Tommy Grant of the U.S. Premier Hockey League's Bay State Breakers. The 6-foot-3, 210-pound Grant is expected to join the Engineers for the 2015-16 season. He had seven goals and 18 assists in 38 games this season. Grant tweeted: "Proud to announce ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015

NBC Sports Group plans 15.5 hours of Kentucky Derby coverage

NBC Sports Group will provide 15.5 hours of Kentucky Derby coverage next week, it announced Thursday. The coverage starts Wednesday, April 29, at 5:30 p.m. with the Kentucky Derby draw on NBCSN. The cable sports channel will televise four races on Thursday, April 30, starting at 4 p.m. The Kentucky ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Union hockey recruit Vidmar gets NAHL honors

Union hockey 2015-16 recruit Sebastian Vidmar of the Lone Star Brahmas was named the North American Hockey League's South Division Most Valuable Player and Forward of the Year on Thursday. Vidmar, who was also named to All-South Division team, led the NAHL in scoring with 80 points on 35 goals ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Pirko commits to Union hockey for 2018-19 (update)

Union hockey has its first recruit for the 2018-19 season. Ben Pirko, a defenseman for the Selects Academy at South Kent School under-16 National team, announced his commitment toe the Dutchmen for three years from now. Pirko tweeted, "Proud and honored to announce my commitment to play Division 1 hockey ...
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Union recruit Kupsky honored by NAHL

Lone Star Brahmas goalie and 2015-16 Union hockey recruit Jake Kupsky has been named to the NAHL South Division All-Rookie team, it was announced Wednesday. Kupsky was 19-4-4 with a 2.16 goals-against average, a .911 save percentage and two shutouts. He just he;ped the Brahmas to a three-game sweep of ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Steelers-Patriots to open 2015 NFL season

The 2015 NFL season kicks off Thursday, Sept. 10, when the defending Super Bowl-champion New England Patriots host the Pittsburgh Steelers at 8:30 p.m., the league announced Tuesday. The game will be televised by NBC. NBC's first "Sunday Night Football" game Sept. 13 will feature the New York Giants at ...

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