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Siena senior Bisping aims high, goes low

LOUDONVILLE

Siena senior Bisping aims high, goes low

The Siena basketball team is well in pos­ition to shake off last year’s 20-loss season, but not just based on talent and experience. Anything good that this team does likely will happen in Brett Bisping’s wake, as he returns from a toe injury that wiped out almost all of his junior season.

Remembering Ed O'Brien, an everyman newsman

“I’ll take Capital Region Newscasters for $1,000, Alex.”

Dutchmen prove they can hang with the big dogs

SCHENECTADY

Dutchmen prove they can hang with the big dogs

The Union College hockey team entered the 2015-16 season with the usual uncertainty that any college team faces. How do you replace the graduated players? How will the goalie rotation shake out? Will the defense figure it out?

Cowboys' Hardy should keep his mouth shut

Cowboys' Hardy should keep his mouth shut

As spoiled as we’ve been with spectacular autumn weather lately, a lousy, rainy Friday seems like an appropriate time to be cranky and to air some gripes.

DraftKings worker opens a can of worms

DraftKings worker opens a can of worms

Sometimes all you need is the smell.
You don’t have to actually look at the bottom of your foot to know that you stepped in something.

MLB needs to rethink one-game wild-card playoff

MLB needs to rethink one-game wild-card playoff

I get no kick from champagne.
Mere wild-card draw doesn’t thrill me at all.

Dutchmen hockey team aiming to make a U-turn

SCHENECTADY

Dutchmen hockey team aiming to make a U-turn

A different form of ice bucket challenge took place during Union College hockey media day at Messa Rink on Friday afternoon.

Brown keeps playing same sad song over and over

Brown keeps playing same sad song over and over

First day back from vacation seems like Groundhog Day, the Bill Murray version. Except nobody’s laughing.

Schenectady's Greenwood a taekwondo standout

GLENVILLE

Schenectady's Greenwood a taekwondo standout

I was told Makayla Greenwood is really, really intimidating.

Not all NCAA suspensions are the same

Not all NCAA suspensions are the same

By coincidence, the sports section in Thursday’s edition of The Daily Gazette ran two stories about college coaches being suspended by their respective schools.

Evans' cross-country trek still feels like a dream

Evans' cross-country trek still feels like a dream

Now it feels like a dream, Shaun Evans said. It seems like one; it’s all over the map.

Nothing dreary this NFL season

Congratulations, NFL, you nearly wore me out.

Winners don't need to apologize

Winners don't need to apologize

Do you believe in miracles?!
No!

Star power produced one of best Saratoga meets ever

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Star power produced one of best Saratoga meets ever

On the header above the entrance to stall 11 of barn 25 on the Saratoga Race Course backstretch, somebody has written “PHAROAH WAS HERE 8/15.” The “O” is adorned with the three points of a crown.
Summer camp is over. Pharoah was here.

Saratoga: Castellano's 5-bagger defies all logic

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga: Castellano's 5-bagger defies all logic

Spoiler alert — if you haven’t seen “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.”
Actually, it came out in 1984, so you know what? Tough luck, here’s how it ends:

Rachel Alexandra's little girl worthy of mom's name

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Rachel Alexandra's little girl worthy of mom's name

I drove all the way to the Jersey Shore to watch a horse race on TV.

Luzzi back in saddle after long recovery

Luzzi back in saddle after long recovery

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

Yes, life goes on after the Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Yes, life goes on after the Travers

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.

New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat

SARATOGA SPRINGS

New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat

American Pharoah always made everything look so easy.
Now, nothing is easy.

Betting against American Pharoah one more time

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Betting against American Pharoah one more time

I’ll apologize in advance to the connections of Texas Red.

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