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California Chrome's performance distorts big picture

California Chrome's performance distorts big picture

A few of us stragglers hung around the Saratoga Race Course pressbox Saturday night to watch the race from California.

Olympic wrapup: Lochte episode tarnishes U.S. achievements

RIO DE JANEIRO

Olympic wrapup: Lochte episode tarnishes U.S. achievements

As the Rio Olympics wrapped up Sunday, with the final statement a third straight gold medal for the U.S. men’s basketball team, the numbers say it was an almost unprecedented success for Team USA.

Olympics: U.S. gives Coach K a golden retirement present

RIO DE JANEIRO

Olympics: U.S. gives Coach K a golden retirement present

The U.S. basketball team, led by Kevin Durant, was perfect, at least on paper, capping off an 8-0 campaign with a 96-66 thrashing of Serbia in Sunday’s gold medal game at Olympic Park’s Carioca Arena 1.

Saratoga notes: Toner's barn gets a much-needed lift

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga notes: Toner's barn gets a much-needed lift

The Jimmy Toner barn has been operating under heavy hearts since the opening weekend of the Saratoga Race Course meet.

Stock car racing: Johnson wins Fonda modified point title

Stock car racing: Johnson wins Fonda modified point title

Ronnie Johnson put an exclamation point on his racing season Saturday night, winning the 50-lap Harry Peek Tribute Night feature to come away with his second modified point championship at Fonda Speedway.

Lochte to Matt Lauer: 'It was my immature behavior' that led to controversy over incident

Lochte to Matt Lauer: 'It was my immature behavior' that led to controversy over incident

In an interview with NBC's Matt Lauer that aired in part Saturday evening, swimmer Ryan Lochte attempted to explain his role in falsely portraying a late-night incident involving him and three teammates at a Rio de Janeiro gas station last weekend.

Home game for Whitley

TROY

Home game for Whitley

Something unusual happened Saturday night during the Tri-City ValleyCats game at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. When the opposing team’s center fielder stepped into the box in the top of the first inning with no men on and two outs, the crowd actually cheered.

Coach K heads to final Olympic game

RIO DE JANEIRO

Coach K heads to final Olympic game

Legacy could come down to gold medal matchup vs. Serbia today

Tourist has great trip, wins Fourstardave

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Tourist has great trip, wins Fourstardave

Not that there wasn't some scary moments

Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

RIO DE JANEIRO

Sixth straight gold for U.S. women's basketball

Fourth gold for Taurasi, Bird, Catchings

Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Songbird sings familiar tune, wins Alabama

Filly inviting historic comparisons

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

SARATOGA SPRINGS

In Alabama, there's Songbird, then you take your chances

But, hey, it's horse racing: Maybe the heavy favorite doesn't win. Maybe.

An unexpected double-bill of racing

SARATOGA SPRINGS

An unexpected double-bill of racing

Rescheduled Fourstardave joins Alabama

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

RIO DE JANEIRO

USA Basketball grinds way to gold medal game, beating Spain

Wins 82-76; will face Serbia

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

A BH-BL and SUNY athlete gets a chance to star again

Former Section II, college sprinter writes about an unexpected chance to be elite again in a new sport

Undefeated Songbird is a rare masterpiece

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Undefeated Songbird is a rare masterpiece

The walls of the upper gallery at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion are covered with artwork, paintings of horses that circle the seats where buyers look down on the yearlings that pass through the auction every summer.

Area stock car racing: Fonda point race to be decided Saturday

Area stock car racing: Fonda point race to be decided Saturday

How’s this for a pennant race, huh?

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Saratoga notes: Adirondack field gets a seventh entry

And then there were seven.

Niskayuna's Whitley downplays homecoming

Niskayuna's Whitley downplays homecoming

Just another game, just another weekend.

SARATOGA SPRINGS

It was a rough one for Franco, Lull

The Bolton Landing turned into a rough landing for jockey Manny Franco and his mount Lull, the 6-5 favorite, at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday.

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