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Parting Schotts

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Saunders, ESPN anchor and studio host, has died

John Saunders, an anchor and studio host at ESPN for 30 years, has died, ESPN announced Wednesday. He was 61. Saunders was an anchor on "SportsCenter" when he joined the network in 1986. He was a studio host for many ESPN programs, including college football and its NHL coverage from ...

Tessitore to call Notre Dame-Texas football game Sept. 4

ESPN has some of its announcing teams in place for its Labor Day weekend college football schedule. Schenectady native and CBA graduate Joe Tessitore will call the Notre Dame at Texas game at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 4 on ABC (WTEN Ch. 10 locally). He will be joined by analyst ...

Summer Olympics TV schedule: Day 8

More swimming gold medal finals and a women's beach volleyball match highlight NBC's prime-time broadcast on Wednesday, while NBCSN has U.S. men's and women's basketball games. Here is the Day 8 Summer Olympics broadcast schedule. Don't forget, the schedule is subject to change. NBC (WNYT-13) 10 a.m. – Noon Men’s ...

English Premier League begins season Saturday on CNBC

The English Premier League kicks off the 2016-17 season Saturday. CNBC will televise three games Saturday. Defending EPL champion Leicester City takes on Hull City at 7:30 a.m., followed by Everton against Tottenham at 10 a.m. and Manchester City against Sunderland at 12:30 p.m. Four games will be on Premier ...

Gloversville radio station WENT announces high school football broadcast schedule

Gloversville radio stations WENT-AM (1340) and WENT-FM (105.1) kicks off its high school football schedule Sept. 2 with a doubleheader. The station will broadcast 14 games during the regular season. The schedule is subject to change. Friday, Sept. 2 Gloversville vs. Green Tech 6:50; Fonda-Fultonville vs. Mechanicville 10:00 (Tape) Friday, ...

Summer Olympics TV schedule: Day 7

Four gold medals will be decided in swimming, and the U.S. women's soccer team takes on Colomboa. Those are some of the highlights for Day 7 of NBC Sports Group's Summer Olympics coverage. Here is the Tuesday broadcast schedule, which is subject to change. NBC (WNYT-13) 10 a.m. – Noon ...

Three goalies highlight Union women's hockey 11-player recruiting class

Three goalies will try to replace Melissa Black when the Union College women's hockey team begins its 2016-17 season in September. New head coach Josh Sciba announced his first recruiting class Monday. Eleven players are joining the Dutchwomen, who enter the season on an NCAA-record 51-game winless streak. The three ...

Summer Olympics TV schedule: Day 6

The first full week of the Summer Olympics begins Monday. Here is your Day 6 TV schedule. The schedule is subject to change. NBC (WNYT-13) 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Men’s Water Polo – U.S. vs. Spain (LIVE) Swimming – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Canoe/Kayak – ...

Ex-Union hockey's Ciampini signs with Ontario Reign (AHL)

Former Union College hockey left winger Daniel Ciampini has signed with the AHL's Ontario Reign. The Reign is affiliated with the Los Angeles Kings. Ciampini spent last season with the ECHL's Indy Fury and the AHL's Rockford IceHogs. He had 14 goals and 24 assists in 48 games with the ...

Summer Olympics TV schedule: Day 5

Another big day of Summer Olympics events on Sunday. Here is your Day 5 TV schedule for the Games in Rio. NBC (WNYT-13) 10 a.m. – Noon Women’s Beach Volleyball – Fendrick/Sweat (U.S.) vs. Kolosinska/Brzostek (Poland) (LIVE) Rowing – Qualifying Heats (LIVE) Women’s Cycling – Road Race (LIVE) Noon – ...

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