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Parting Schotts

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Friday, June 26, 2015

NBCSN leaves NHL Draft coverage early, again

It was deja vu for the NHL Draft on NBCSN Friday night. For the second straight year, the cable home of the NHL cut away from the draft before it was over. Viewers didn't get to see the Arizona Coyotes make the final selection (30th overall) of the first round. ...
Friday, June 26, 2015

NBA Draft gets 3.1 overnight rating for ESPN

ESPN's coverage of the NBA Draft on Thursday got a a 3.1 overnight rating, according to metered market ratings from Nielsen. It matched last year as the highest-rated NBA Draft telecast ever on ESPN. The telecast peaked between 8 -8:15 p.m. with a 4.2 rating. Here are the top-10 local ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015

RPI hockey announces Hackett joins team

RPI hockey coach Seth Appert made it official Thursday, announcing the addition of goalie Cam Hackett to the team. Hackett announced June 15 on his Twitter account that he had committed to the Engineers for this season. RPI needed a goalie recruit after Alec Dillon spurned the team to sign ...
Thursday, June 25, 2015

Union hockey announces 2015-16 recruits

Two goalies who will compete with Alex Sakellaropoulos and two highly skilled forwards highlight the nine-player 2015-16 Union hockey recruiting class, the Dutchmen announced Thursday. The goalies are Jake Kupsky from the North American Hockey League’s Lone Star Brahmas and Joe Young from the U.S. Premier Hockey League’s Philadelphia Junior ...
Monday, June 22, 2015

Union's Scarfo invited to Blue Jackets' development camp

Union forward Ryan Scarfo will be in the Columbus Blue Jackets prospect development camp, the NHL team announced Monday. Scarfo, a free-agent invitee, had 11 goals and eight assists in 29 games during his freshman campaign. His 11 goals tied teammate Spencer Foo for the Union freshman goal lead. The ...
Monday, June 22, 2015

Cobb named Union women's hockey assistant coach

Chris Cobb has been named an assistant coach for the Union women's hockey team, head coach Claudia Barcomb announced Monday. Cobb spent the past three seasons as the assistant coach at Williams College. In 2013-14, Cobb was part of the coaching staff that helped the Ephs win the NESCAC title ...
Monday, June 22, 2015

FOX's U.S. Open post-tournament coverage was a mess

Jordan Spieth's U.S. Open championship will be remembered for two things: 1) Dustin Johnson's blowing his chance to at least win or send the championship to an 18-hole playoff Monday when he three-putted on the final hole. 2) FOX Sports' ineptitude on the post-tournament show. This was the first U.S. ...
Thursday, June 18, 2015

Shen grad Smith wins third straight start for Dunedin

Dunedin pitcher and 2006 Shenendehowa High School graduate Murphy Smith won his third straight start Wednesday, leading the Blue Jays to a 5-1 Florida State League win over the Palm Beach Cardinals. Smith allowed a run on two hits in five innings. He struck out six and didn't walk a ...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Warriors' NBA title win earns 15.9 rating

The Golden State Warriors' NBA championship-clinching 105-97 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday scored a 15.9 overnight rating for ABC, ESPN announced Wednesday. It is the highest-rated Game 6 ever on ABC. It was up eight percent from a 14.7 for the most recent NBA Finals Game 6 (Miami-San ...
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The Schott Stanley Cup Final Curse is over

Pardon me for a moment while I gloat because the Schott Curse is over! For the first time since I've been picking the Stanley Cup final winner, I FINALLY got it right. Seven years of frustration ended around 11 p.m. Monday when the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning ...

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