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MacAdam, Mike

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Phone: 518-395-3146

Employee Since: December 1, 1987

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Mike started as a general assignment sports writer at the Gazette in December 1987 after a year at the Troy Record. He became the sports columnist and Siena basketball beat writer this year. His other specialities are horse racing and running/track and field. Mike's responsibilities also include copy editing and pagination.


Mike's Recent Articles:


Laoban pulls off a 'Dandy' upset

Laoban pulls off a 'Dandy' upset

July 31, 2016

The day started with a car crashing and wedging itself under the rail in the parking area next to the Oklahoma training track. It was ...

The second act of Tencendur

The second act of Tencendur

July 30, 2016

OK, let’s try this again. When last we saw Tencendur, the massive colt who was born 18 miles west of Saratoga Race Course in Charlton ...

Jim Dandy has Belmont's best . . . and the favorite

Jim Dandy has Belmont's best . . . and the favorite

July 30, 2016

Technically, today’s Grade II Jim Dandy is a rematch between the top two finishers in the Belmont Stakes. Creator and Destin were separated by just ...

Does Brown have another Travers' horse in Connect?

Does Brown have another Travers' horse in Connect?

July 30, 2016

Today is the big Travers prep race at Saratoga Race Course, the Grade II Jim Dandy, but on Friday trainer Chad Brown solidified his belief ...

Geroux testing himself at Saratoga

Geroux testing himself at Saratoga

July 29, 2016

The town of Argentan in Normandy, France, is small, but has seen a lot. It was sacked repeatedly in the Middle Ages, was home to ...

Jockey Jose Ortiz wins 1,000th career race

Jockey Jose Ortiz wins 1,000th career race

July 29, 2016

Jose Ortiz was 13 years old when Moonlight Song was foaled. The 22-year-old rider from Puerto Rico is relatively young; the 9-year-old horse, by racing ...

Graded stakes win gives Morley's baby fund a big boost

Graded stakes win gives Morley's baby fund a big boost

July 28, 2016

The only one moving faster than trainer Tom Morley on Wednesday was his mare Haveyougoneaway. She delivered to Morley his first graded-stakes win in the ...

Weekend stakes race will separate contenders from pretenders

Weekend stakes race will separate contenders from pretenders

July 28, 2016

The second half kickoff is just about set, and it’s anybody’s ballgame, even if Nyquist has a slight lead. The 3-year-old male div­ision will see ...

10 pitfalls to avoid at Saratoga Race Course

10 pitfalls to avoid at Saratoga Race Course

July 27, 2016

There are hundreds of horses on the grounds at Saratoga Race Course. If you’ve ever been around a horse, you know that means there are ...

Songbird untouchable in CCA Oaks, remains undefeated

Songbird untouchable in CCA Oaks, remains undefeated

July 24, 2016

We’ve seen her talent, over and over again. On Sunday, she showed her heart. Faced with the stiffest challenge of her career, the 3-year-old filly ...

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