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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
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 ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Travers Stakes specials planned by area stations

It's Travers Stakes time, and most of the Capital Region's television stations are preparing specials on Saturday's race. NBC13 (WNYT) will televise its half-hour Travers special at 7:30 p.m. Friday. ABC10 (WTEN) will have a one-hour special at 9 p.m. Friday. Time Warner Cable News will televise a 30-minute show ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Philadelphia-Pearland LLWS game gets 1.5 rating for ESPN2

Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association's 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Pearland, Texas, in the Little League World Series on Sunday earned a 1.5 overnight rating for ESPN2, ESPN announced Monday. That is the second highest non-championship LLWS game rating for ESPN2. Taney has been a big story thanks to female phenom ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

'Orange Football Preview' to air on TWC SportsChannel

“Orange Football Preview” will be on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 50/323 at 11 p.m. Wednesday. The show will be hosted by Orange play-by-play announcer Matt Park and Syracuse announcer Brian Higgins. Former Orangeman Robert Drummond will provide analysis. The program will feature interviews with head coach Scott Shafer, associate head ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Capital Region won't get Friday's Giants-Jets preseason game on TV

If you were hoping to watch Friday's annual NFL preseason game between the Giants and Jets, your hopes have been dashed. The game won't be on TV in the Capital Region. This is the year that the Jets are the home team, and they have the television rights to the ...
Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

ValleyCats outfielder Fisher named to NYPL All-Star Game

Tri-City ValleyCats outfielder Derek Fisher has been added to the New York-Penn League All-Star Game's North Division roster, it was announced Sunday. Fisher, who is batting .336 with one home run, four doubles, two triples and a team-leading 14 stolen bases, was selected by the Houston Astros with the 37th ...
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

ESPN announces college football broadcast schedule

The college football season kicks off next Saturday, and ESPN has announced its over 450-game schedule across ESPN, ABC, ESPN2, ESPNU, ESPN3, ESPNEWS, SEC Network, Longhorn Network, ESPN Radio and ESPN Goal Line. The first game of the season features Sam Houston State against Eastern Washington in an FCS (aka ...
Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Ex-Union defenseman Coburn joins team in France

Former Union College defenseman Greg Coburn is heading to France. Coburn has signed a contract with HC Amiens Somme in France's Ligue Magnus. Last season, Coburn played for the ECHL's Las Vegas Wranglers. He had five goals and 15 assists in 69 games. The Wranglers suspended operations for this season. ...

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