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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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ESPN announces college football opening-week schedule

ESPN kicks off the 2016 college football season Thursday, Sept. 1, when South Carolina visits Vanderbilt. The cable network announced 10 games it would televise Labor Day weekend. Here is the schedule: Thursday, Sept. 1 — South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 8 p.m., ESPN. Saturday, Sept. 3 — Georgia Tech vs. ...

Ex-Union hockey's Todd named head coach at Trine University

Two months after he was fired by Omaha, former Union College hockey player Alex Todd has a new job. Todd was hired as head coach of the Trine University hockey team on Monday. The school will start a Division III program in 2017. The school is located in Angola, Ind. ...

Union to face Ramapo in NCAA Division III baseball tournament

Fresh off winning the Liberty League baseball title Sunday, Union College will take on Ramapo College in the NCAA Division III baseball tournament New York Regional on Wednesday Leo Pinckney Field at Falcon Park in Auburn, it was announced Monday morning. Game time is 2:30 p.m. The Dutchmen are the ...

Gostisbehere to undergo surgery

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and former Union College hockey standout Shayne Gostisbehere will undergo surgery Tuesday, the Flyers announced Saturday. Gostisbehere's teammate, Claude Giroux, will also be having surgery the same day. "Claude Giroux and Shayne Gostisbehere are both scheduled to have surgery on Tuesday, May 17th to have their right ...

Union hockey opening 2016-17 season at Michigan

The Union College men's hockey team will open its 2016-17 season on the road. Michigan announced Friday that it will host the Dutchmen for two games Oct. 7-8. This marks the first time since 2011-12 that Union has started the season away from Messa Rink. It will be Union's second ...

Cady leaving Empire Broadcasting

WPTR-AM (1240) sportstalk show host Brian Cady announced Friday that he is leaving the Empire Broadcasting station. His last day is May 27. Cady has been with WPTR since January 2014 with his "Cady's Corner" program. It was a Sunday morning show until Jan. 12, 2015, when it became a ...

2016 Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals picks

Another mediocre performance for me in my Stanley Cup picks. I went 2-2 in my conference semifinals predictions. I was correct on Tampa Bay beating the New York Islanders and San Jose ousting Nashville. I was wrong on Washington beating Pittsburgh and Dallas eliminating St. Louis (although I was right ...

Sports media notes: Premier League 'Championship Sunday,' Serena Grand Slam marathon

Some TV notes on this Thursday. -- NBCUniversal announced its schedule for Sunday's English Premier League soccer's season finale. Dubbed "Championship Sunday," all 10 matches will be on 10 of NBCUniversal's channels. All games start at 10 a.m. Of course, the Premier League championship has already been decided. Leicester City, ...

NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference finals schedule

Three teams have made it to the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference finals. We know the Eastern Conference final pits the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The St. Louis Blues' 6-1 rout of the Dallas Stars in Game 7 of their Western Conference second-round series puts them in ...

Sunday's UAlbany-Syracuse NCAA men's lacrosse game on ESPNU

UAlbany's game against Syracuse in the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament at 7:30 p.m. Sunday will be televised by ESPNU. Mike Corey (play-by-play) and Mark Dixon (analyst) will call the action from the Carrier Dome. ESPN announced its NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament broadcast schedule Tuesday. All of the men's ...

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