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UAlbany forward Richards: a star who gets the point

ALBANY

UAlbany forward Richards: a star who gets the point

It was the perfect basketball milestone moment.

Favre the only lock on NFL Hall of Fame ballot

Favre the only lock on NFL Hall of Fame ballot

I stopped betting on the NFL a gazillion years ago.

Quoth the Raven: Baltimore isn't going to Super Bowl

Quoth the Raven: Baltimore isn't going to Super Bowl

In a blunder of colossal proportion, I picked the Baltimore Ravens to win the Super Bowl.
Not someday.
This year.

Bowl games too much of a bad thing

Bowl games too much of a bad thing

If you show up for work tomorrow rocking that same sweater you wore while trying to win an ugly Christmas sweater contest, I’d say you have a strong commitment to that garment.

LOUDONVILLE

Wright’s injury will test the player, Siena

If you’re a basketball player, you’d love to be compared to Kevin Durant.

Jockey Eclipse is a tough call

Jockey Eclipse is a tough call

OK, we’re close to the finish line for all of the annual year-ender stories and lists, but I have one last piece of business before turning the past-performance page on 2015.

From Hooley to Pharoah: sports highlights of 2015

As we careen toward 2016, this weekend seemed like a good time to revisit some of the stuff that belched forth from my keyboard in 2015, if for no other reason than nostalgia.

Chargers fans see the writing on the wall

Chargers fans see the writing on the wall

In the mood to induce my head to explode on Tuesday, I read up on the shell-game scenarios that could move some combination of the San Diego Chargers/St. Louis Rams/Oakland Raiders to Los Angeles sometime soon.

Audino’s ‘retirement’ as Union football coach fails smell test

SCHENECTADY

Audino’s ‘retirement’ as Union football coach fails smell test

Union College made John Audino go away last week.

Money talks, even in high school athletics

Money talks, even in high school athletics

Money talks, basketball walks.

Magazine's 'snub' gets American Pharoah fans fired up

Magazine's 'snub' gets American Pharoah fans fired up

Some racing fans got all bent out of shape on Monday when Sports Illustrated revealed that Serena Williams was named 2015 Sportsperson of the Year over, among others, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

A big need-it win for Siena

A big need-it win for Siena

It started before the game, with a Siena student holding a photo of a certain overexposed gasbag and the message “UALBANY SUPPORTS TRUMP.”

Don't mistake The Mob at Monmouth with Iowa State mob

Don't mistake The Mob at Monmouth with Iowa State mob

There’s a mob, and then there’s The Mob.

Kobe earned respect, but didn't always get fans' affection

Kobe earned respect, but didn't always get fans' affection

In your professional capacity, would you rather be well-liked or well-respected?
Sure, it’s possible to achieve both, but given the choice, which way would you go?

Coby Karl following in his father's footsteps

WHITE PLAINS

Coby Karl following in his father's footsteps

I had one of those blast-from-the-past moments while working on a Jimmer Fredette column on Wednesday morning.

Jimmer Time means more minor-league minutes

WHITE PLAINS

Jimmer Time means more minor-league minutes

Fifteen seconds. Down one point, 98-97. Jimmer time.

Carolina Panthers dancing toward perfection

Carolina Panthers dancing toward perfection

You know you have a great job when it requires you to look up what in the hell the Hotline Bling dance is.

So close, yet (these Streaks went) so far

SYRACUSE

So close, yet (these Streaks went) so far

Lightning struck twice for two senior football players who wear bolts of electricity on their helmets on Sunday.

Siena's Wright is there every minute

ALBANY

Siena's Wright is there every minute

Jimmy Patsos deadpanned “I gotta give Marquis some more minutes,” and there’s really only one way to do that.

Both sides claim victory in Asmussen ruling

Both sides claim victory in Asmussen ruling

Trainer Steve Asmussen’s lawyer told The Associated Press that his client felt “vindicated” by the New York State Gaming Commission’s ruling on whether he abused racehorses in his care.

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