Varin would love to play spoiler at 'Big Show 6'

Tuesday, July 8, 2014
When Bobby Varin wins a modified feature, it’s usually not considered an upset. After all, he’s a six-time champion at Fonda Speedway and has won his share of big races during his career.
 
TROY

ValleyCats add another big bat to offense

Monday, July 7, 2014
Outfielder Derek Fisher liked what he saw from the Tri-City ValleyCats’ offense against the Lowell Spinners on Sunday at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium.
 

Amateur baseball: Indians capture tourney title

Monday, July 7, 2014
Tom Favata scattered five hits and struck out six to lead the Schenectady County Indians to a 2-0 victory over the Electric City Charge in the championship game of the Monsters on the Mohawk Tournament at Collins Park Sunday.
 
Trade makes Samardzija ineligible for All-Star Game
NEW YORK

Trade makes Samardzija ineligible for All-Star Game

Monday, July 7, 2014
The trade that put Jeff Samardzija on a postseason contender cost him a chance to pitch in his first All-Star game.
 
Wimbledon: Kvitova thrives on grass
LONDON

Wimbledon: Kvitova thrives on grass

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Petra Kvitova plays so much better at the All England Club than anywhere else, and now she owns two championships to prove it. In one of the most dominant performances in a women’s final at Wimbledon, the sixth-seeded Kvitova of the Czech Republic overpowered and overwhelmed 13th-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada, 6-3, 6-0, in only 55 minutes Saturday to add to her 2011 title at the grass-court Grand Slam.
 
TROY

ValleyCats vs. Spinners: Tri-City spreads offense

Sunday, July 6, 2014
Power, average, on-base percentage. The Tri-City ValleyCats wanted it all in Saturday night’s game, and they went out and got it in a 9-4 New York-Penn League drubbing of the Lowell Spinners.
 
TROY

ValleyCats vs. Lowell: Joyce powers Tri-City

Saturday, July 5, 2014
On a night when the fans came out to Joseph L. Bruno Stadium to see fireworks, Tri-City ValleyCats designated hitter Terrell Joyce provided a big blast. Joyce belted a two-run homer over the center-field fence in the sixth inning to snap a 3-3 tie and send the Stedler Division-leading ’Cats to a 7-4 New York-Penn League victory over the Lowell Spinners before 6,373 fans on Friday.
 
World Cup: Brazil wins, but star injured
FORTALEZA, Brazil

World Cup: Brazil wins, but star injured

Saturday, July 5, 2014
With or without Neymar on the field, Brazil will play Germany for a spot in the World Cup final. The host nation advanced to the semifinals for the first time in 12 years on Friday, beating Colombia, 2-1, with the goals coming from defenders Thiago Silva and David Luiz.
 

Horse racing: Brown's filly a threat in Perfect Sting

Friday, July 4, 2014
Multiple graded-stakes winner Za Approval heads a field of eight entered for the $150,000 Forbidden Apple, the first of two turf stakes on an Independence Day card at Belmont Park today with a special first-race post time of 3 p.m.
Joining the Forbidden Apple, which will be run as race seven, is the $100,000 Perfect Sting for fillies and mares, also at one mile on the Widener Turf Course. Post time for the Perfect Sting is approximately 7:08 p.m.
 

Stock car racing: Duell's career has had a lot of ups and downs

Friday, July 4, 2014
The older that drivers get, the more they cherish their wins, because they never know if a trip to victory lane will be their last.
 

Flint can check World Cup trip off bucket list

Friday, July 4, 2014
Former Gloversville High School boys’ soccer coach Jim Flint always wanted to see a soccer game in Rio de Janeiro.
He got his wish last week, as he and childhood friend Jim Davis took in three games at the World Cup.
 
Tennis facilities available for players of all ages, levels
CAPITAL REGION

Tennis facilities available for players of all ages, levels

Friday, July 4, 2014
When actor/tennis player Vince Van Patten came to Schenectady’s Central Park during the summer of 1987, it was love at first sight.
 

July 4 game has become big tradition at The Joe

Friday, July 4, 2014
It has become a tradition for the Tri-City ValleyCats to be home on July 4.
 
Bouchard earns shot at title
LONDON

Bouchard earns shot at title

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, when play was delayed for five minutes during Simona Halep’s medical timeout for a left ankle injury.
 

High Schools: Tourneys look safe if Civic Center sold

Thursday, July 3, 2014
Arena may be sold.
 
 

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