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NFL commissioner looking bad after latest debacle

NFL commissioner looking bad after latest debacle

Friday, Sept. 4, 2015
So did Tom Brady cheat? Do we know, even now?
Given the bigger problem the NFL faces — basically that the league has a commissioner who couldn’t adjudicate a schoolyard dispute over see-saw time — does it even matter at this point?
 
Luzzi back in saddle after long recovery

Luzzi back in saddle after long recovery

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Jockey Mike Luzzi returned to racing at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday one year to the day after a horrific accident at Aqueduct.
 

Dredging may be behind slow bass catch on Upper Hudson

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
Average catch for columnist is down 75 percent after dredging equipment is broken down.
 

Nordstrom on a roll with Rack

Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015
The Wall Street Journal credited Rack with helping Nordstrom regain its footing after the recession, when “cheap chic” became the mantra of many shoppers.
 
Doobie Brothers, Zac Brown Band closing SPAC season

Doobie Brothers, Zac Brown Band closing SPAC season

Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015
The classic-rock parade that began on Travers Day with Chicago and Earth Wind and Fire at Saratoga Performing Arts Center continues when the Doobie Brothers and Gregg Allman team up there on Friday.
 
MLB should extend netting to protect fans

MLB should extend netting to protect fans

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015
Major League Baseball can't wait for tragedy to strike before taking action.
 
Yes, life goes on after the Travers
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Yes, life goes on after the Travers

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Saratoga Race Course exper­ienced its usual dizzy post-Travers hangover on Sunday, and this one was profoundly different than any we’ve seen in decades.
 
Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Two Capital Region standouts with impressive resumés captured major championships this week by wide margins.
 
New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat
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New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
American Pharoah always made everything look so easy.
Now, nothing is easy.
 
Travers: In the name of a good bet
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Travers: In the name of a good bet

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
On Aug. 17, 1974, John Gerbas Jr. was a 27-year-old Minnesotan who flew executive jets for a living.
 
Betting against American Pharoah one more time
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Betting against American Pharoah one more time

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
I’ll apologize in advance to the connections of Texas Red.
 
Happy #Pharoahtoga Day

Happy #Pharoahtoga Day

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
It’s here. Travers Day is finally here.
 

Who was William Travers, anyway?

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Granted, today is about American Pharoah, but I want to talk a little about William Travers and the other men who got Saratoga Race Course off the ground in 1863-64 instead.
 
Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Forget the attendance, capped by the New York Racing Association at 50,000 so they don’t risk another breakdown of society like seen at the Belmont a couple of times the past few years.
 

High price to pay when the big deal falls through

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
For today’s lesson in the arcane, I offer the reverse termination fee.
 
 

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