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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 ...
Monday, June 15, 2015

Lincoln goalie Hackett commits to RPI

RPI hockey has found a replacement for goalie recruit Alec Dillon. Lincoln Stars goalie Cam Hackett has committed to the Engineers for this season. He played in 43 games for the Stars this past season and posted a 13-25-2 record with a 3.85 goals-against average and a .895 save percentage. ...
Monday, June 15, 2015

Union's Dumais possibly a candidate for UNE head coaching job

Could Union men's hockey assistant coach Joe Dumais be in line for a head coaching position? SB Nation's Jeff Cox is reporting that Dumais is one of four to six candidates for the vacant head coaching job at the University of New England, an NCAA Division III school, in Biddeford, ...
Monday, June 15, 2015

NBA Finals Game 5 gets 14.2 overnight rating

The NBA Finals continues its impressive run for ABC. Sunday's Game 5, a 104-91 win for the Golden State Warriors over the Cleveland Cavaliers, delivered a 14.2 overnight rating, ESPN announced Monday. It's the highest-rated Game 5 on ABC in more than a decade and up 21 percent from an ...
Friday, June 12, 2015

Strader named Dallas Stars play-by-play announcer

Glens Falls native Dave Strader has been named the play-by-play voice of the Dallas Stars, the NHL team announced Friday. The 60-year-old Strader began his hockey broadcasting career in Glens Falls with the AHL's Adirondack Red Wings in 1979. He moved to Detroit to become the TV play-by-play voice of ...
Friday, June 12, 2015

NBA Finals Game 4 overnight rating is 13.9

Even though the Golden State Warriors blew out the Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82, Game 4 got a 13.9 overnight rating for ABC, it was announced Friday. It's the highest-rated Game 4 on ABC in over a decade, and up 31 percent from a 10.6 for last year’s Game 4 (Miami-San Antonio). ...

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