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Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

NBC's Olczyk likes Wicked Strong to win Travers

NHL on NBC analyst Eddie Olczyk will be part of NBC's Travers Stakes telecast on Saturday. The broadcast, which will include the Ballerina Stakes, begins at 4:30 p.m. and will be seen on WNYT (Ch. 13). Olczyk played 16 years in the NHL and won a Stanley Cup with the ...
Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Time change for Sunday's Saratoga Showcase telecast on MSG Plus

MSG Plus announced Friday a time change for its coverage of Sunday's Saratoga Showcase from Saratoga Race Course. The coverage will now start at 5:30 p.m. It had been originally scheduled for 5 p.m. Follow @slapschotts on Twitter. Follow @dgazettesports on Twitter.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Ex-Union forward Sullivan invited to Bruins rookie camp

Former Union forward Kevin Sullivan has been invited to participate in the Boston Bruins rookie camp, the team announced Thursday. Sullivan had nine goals and 29 assists in 39 games for the NCAA-champion Dutchmen last season. He was the team's fourth-leading scorer. His goal late in the third period in ...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Ex-Union forward Fox looking for new hockey team after Arizona Sundogs suspend operations

Last Friday, former Union College forward T.J. Fox signed a contract with the Central Hockey League's Arizona Sundogs. Today, Fox is looking for a new team. The Sundogs announced Thursday that it's suspending operations for this season. They are the second CHL team to do that in the last two ...
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014

Las Vegas-Philadelphia LLWS game earns record 3.4 overnight rating for ESPN

Las Vegas' 8-1 victory over Philadelphia in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night earned a 3.4 overnight rating for ESPN, the cable network announced Thursday. It is highest-rated Little League World Series telecast ever on ESPN, according to Nielsen. The 3.4 rating is up 143 percent from last ...
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Browns-Redskins game gets 4.8 overnight rating for ESPN

Monday's NFL preseason game between the Cleveland Browns and Washington Redskins earned a 4.8 overnight rating for ESPN, the cable network announced Tuesday. The game featured Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, who threw a touchdown pass and made an obscene gesture toward the Washington sideline. The Redskins won, 24-23. ESPN said ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Travers Stakes specials planned by area stations

It's Travers Stakes time, and most of the Capital Region's television stations are preparing specials on Saturday's race. NBC13 (WNYT) will televise its half-hour Travers special at 7:30 p.m. Friday. ABC10 (WTEN) will have a one-hour special at 9 p.m. Friday. Time Warner Cable News will televise a 30-minute show ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Philadelphia-Pearland LLWS game gets 1.5 rating for ESPN2

Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association's 7-6 come-from-behind victory over Pearland, Texas, in the Little League World Series on Sunday earned a 1.5 overnight rating for ESPN2, ESPN announced Monday. That is the second highest non-championship LLWS game rating for ESPN2. Taney has been a big story thanks to female phenom ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

'Orange Football Preview' to air on TWC SportsChannel

“Orange Football Preview” will be on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 50/323 at 11 p.m. Wednesday. The show will be hosted by Orange play-by-play announcer Matt Park and Syracuse announcer Brian Higgins. Former Orangeman Robert Drummond will provide analysis. The program will feature interviews with head coach Scott Shafer, associate head ...
Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Capital Region won't get Friday's Giants-Jets preseason game on TV

If you were hoping to watch Friday's annual NFL preseason game between the Giants and Jets, your hopes have been dashed. The game won't be on TV in the Capital Region. This is the year that the Jets are the home team, and they have the television rights to the ...

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