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Parting Schotts

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Friday, Aug. 7, 2015

NBC Sports Group's Premier League coverage kicks off Saturday

NBC Sports Group's coverage of the Premier League season kicks off Saturday. New for this season is USA Network will televise more than 40 weekend Premier League games -- most during the multi-match Saturday 10 a.m. window. Here are the opening-weekend games that will be televised. Date Time Match Network ...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015

Tessitore to call ESPN Thursday night college football

Schenectady native and CBA graduate Joe Tessitore will be calling Thursday night college football games on ESPN this season. It will be a busy college football season for Tessitore, especially on Saturdays. He will host "SEC Nation" on SEC Network in the morning, and then begins his first year as ...
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

Union, RPI games at Quinnipiac, Princeton changed

There have been changes made to Union and RPI hockey road games against Quinnipiac and Princeton in January. The Dutchmen's contests at Quinnipiac and Princeton have been moved up a day. The game at Quinnipiac goes from Jan. 8 to Jan. 7, and the matchup at Princeton moves to Jan. ...
Monday, Aug. 3, 2015

SUNY-Plattsburgh AD, ex-Union hockey coach Delventhal to retire

Former Union College men's hockey coach Bruce Delventhal announced that at he will retire as SUNY-Plattsburgh's athletic director on Jan. 1. Delventhal has been the Cardinals' AD for 10 years. "It has been an honor to be the athletic director at SUNY Plattsburgh for the past 10 years," Delventhal said ...
Monday, July 27, 2015

Union, RPI each have 18 players on ECAC Hockey All-Academic team

Union and RPI each had 18 players make the ECAC Hockey All-Academic team, it was announced Monday. The Union players on the squad are JC Brassard, Sam Coatta, Nick Cruice, Theo Di Pauli, Spencer Foo, Sebastien Gingras, Noah Henry, Tyler Hynes, Matt Krug, Eli Lichtenwald, Connor Light, Max Novak, Dillon ...
Monday, July 27, 2015

Rangers-Blackhawks drop puck on NBC Sports Group NHL schedule

NBC Sports Group will drop the puck on its 2015-16 NHL coverage with a doubleheader on NBCSN Wednesday, Oct. 6, it announced Monday. The Chicago Blackhakwks will raise their Stanley Cup championship banner that night and then play the New York Rangers at 8 p.m. That will be followed at ...
Sunday, July 26, 2015

Riveters sign Union's Lundberg, Johnston

Two former Union women's hockey players are about to start their pro careers together. Goalie Shenae Lundberg and defenseman Ashley Johnston signed on Sunday with New York Riveters of the National Women's Hockey League, which starts its inaugural season this fall. Lundberg graduated in June. She made a program-record 3,023 ...
Friday, July 24, 2015

ESPN rids itself of Cowherd after comments on Dominicans in baseball

Colin Cowherd, who was scheduled to leave his ESPN Radio show next week, was shown the door Friday after comments he made on his Thursday program about Dominican Republic players in baseball. Here is what Cowherd said: “It’s too complex? I’ve never bought into that ‘baseball is too complex.’ Really? ...
Friday, July 24, 2015

Ex-Union standout Jooris re-signs with Flames (updates with Jooris comment)

Josh Jooris and the Calgary Flames avoided a salary arbitration hearing when the team announced Friday that it had signed the former Union College standout to a one-year contract. The contract is a one-way deal worth $975,000. That means if Jooris is sent to the minors, he's still paid an ...
Thursday, July 23, 2015

Another win for Gage, another no-decision for Hoffman

Capital Region natives Matt Gage and Jeff Hoffman pitched well in their second Eastern League starts Thursday. One got a win, the other saw a victory fall by the wayside. Gage, a Broadalbin-Perth High School graduate and Siena College product, improved to 2-0 in pitching the Richmond Flying Squirrels to ...

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