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Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Little League World Series coverage starts Thursday on ESPN

ESPN, ESPN2 and ABC will have coverage of the Little League World Series from Williamsport, Pa., starting Thursday. Coverage will continue through the championship game Aug. 24. South Korea vs. Czech Republic will be the first game at 1 p.m. Thursday on ESPN. All of the game can be watched ...
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Syracuse hoops to make 2 ESPN 'Big Monday' appearances

The Syracuse men's basketball team will make two appearances on ESPN's "Big Monday" schedule, the cable network announced Monday. The Orange will be at North Carolina on Jan. 26, and will host Virginia on March 2. Here is the schedule, which is subject to change: Date Time Game Network Jan. ...
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

MY4 to have UAlbany football coach's show

A UAlbany football coaches show is coming to MY4 (WNYA) this season. NBC13 (WNYT) sports director Rodger Wyland will host the 30-minute show with new Great Danes football coach Greg Gattuso every Saturday at 11:30 a.m. starting Aug. 30. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

CBS earns 6.0 for final round of PGA Championship

No Tiger, no problem for the final-round rating from Sunday's PGA Championship. According to Nielsen, CBS earned a 6.0 rating and a 13 share. That is up 36 percent from last year’s 4.4/10. Thanks to a rain delay, the coverage spilled over into prime time. And there was plenty of ...
Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014

Boyd goes to Quad Cities; Martin joins ValleyCats

The Houston Astros promoted center fielder Bobby Boyd from the New York-Penn League's Tri-City ValleyCats to the Midwest League's Quad Cities River Bandits on Sunday. To replace Boyd, the Astros moved center fielder Jason Martin from the Greeneville Astros of the Rookie-class Appalachian League to the 'Cats. Boyd batted .333 ...
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

TWCS high school football TV schedule set

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 50/323 will kick off its high school football TV schedule Friday, Sept. 5, when Shaker plays CBA. The schedule is posted on One date not listed is Oct. 10. That could mean TWCS will televise the Union hockey season opener against American International, which will ...
Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014

Four ValleyCats named to NYPL All-Star Game

Four Tri-City ValleyCats were selected for the New York-Penn League All-Star Game, the league announced Saturday. The 'Cats who will represent the North Division against the South Division are catcher Jamie Ritchie, infielder Nick Tanielu, outfielder Bobby Boyd and pitcher Ryan Thompson. Entering Saturday, Ritchie was batting .407 with 20 ...
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

RPI coach Appert to run marathon in honor of Curadi's father

RPI men's hockey coach Seth Appert will compete in his first marathon next month while attempting to raise awareness and funds in the process. Appert will run in the Adirondack Marathon on Sept. 28 in Schroon Lake. He will be running in memory of Richard Curadi, whose son, Luke, is ...
Friday, Aug. 8, 2014

Colonie Little League falls in LLWS Mid-Atlantic Regional semifinal

Colonie’s hopes of making it to Williamsport, Pa., for the Little League World Series ended Friday in Bristol, Conn. Jared Sprague-Lott’s two-run single snapped a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the fifth inning and led Taney Youth Baseball Association of Philadelphia to a 6-5 victory over Colonie in the ...
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014

Ex-Rats, Phantoms announcer Newkirk lands with Dallas Stars

Former Albany River Rats and Adirondack Phantoms play-by-play announcer Owen Newkirk is heading to the NHL. The Dallas Stars announced Thursday that Newkirk would be the pregame, intermission and postgame radio co-host alongside Bruce LeVine. Newkirk spent the last two seasons as the play-by-play voice of Dallas' AHL affiliate, the ...

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