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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Monday, July 28, 2014

Union hockey and football, WPTR-AM (1240) agree to three-year deal

After working on one-year deals to have its games aired on WPTR-AM (1240), the Union College men's hockey team has a multiyear contract with the Empire Broadcasting Corporation station. The two sides announced a three-year deal Monday to keep the NCAA-champion Dutchmen on WPTR. It also includes the bi-weekly show ...
Sunday, July 27, 2014

Astros promote Reed from ValleyCats to Quad Cities

The Houston Astros promoted first baseman A.J. Reed from the short-season Class A Tri-City ValleyCats of the New York-Penn League to the Class A Quad Cities River Bandits of the Midwest League, the team announced Sunday morning. Reed, the Astros' second-round pick in last month's Major League Baseball first-year player ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Ex-Union goalie Mayotte named Providence assistant coach

Former Union goalie Kris Mayotte was named assistant coach at Providence College on Wednesday. Mayotte spent the last two years as an assistant coach at St. Lawrence. He was a volunteer assistant coach at Cornell during the 2011-12 season. Mayotte is reunited with Friars coach Nate Leaman. Mayotte played for ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014

Time Warner, ESPN reach agreement on SEC Network

Time Warner Cable subscribers will be able to see the debut of SEC Network next month. TWC and ESPN announced an agreement Thursday for TWC to carry the SEC Network. The channel debuts Aug. 14. The first football game to be shown on the network will be Texas A&M vs. ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Blues sign ex-Union standout Welsh

Former Union hockey standout Jeremy Welsh has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the St. Louis Blues, the NHL team announced Tuesday. Welsh, who led the Dutchmen to the team's first Frozen Four appearance in 2012, split last season between the Vancouver Canucks and the AHL's Utica Comets. The 6-foot-3, ...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

NBC Sports Group announces NHL broadcast schedule

NBC Sports Group announced its NHL broadcast schedule for the 2014-15 season on Tuesday. A total of 103 games will be televised during the regular season. Here is the schedule. It is subject to change: Date Away Home Network Time (ET) Wed., Oct. 8 Philadelphia Boston NBCSN 7:30 p.m. Wed., ...
Monday, July 21, 2014

NCAA hockey-champion Union welcomes 8 players to team

Union announced its 2014-15 recruiting class Monday. Eight players season — five forwards and three defensemen — make up the class. The forwards are Roman Ammirato, Spencer Foo, Tyler Hynes, Ryan Scarfo and Kevin Shier. The defensemen are JC Brassard, Nick DeSimone and Connor Light. They will help try to ...
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Union women's hockey announces six-player recruit class

The Union women's hockey team announced its six-player recruit class Thursday. There are three forwards -- Hannah Erickson of Achiever Academy, Erica Kelly of King's-Edgehill School and Nicole Russell Honeybaked). There are two defensemen -- defenseman Caitlyn McLaren of the Ottawa Lady Senators and Brandy Streeter of the Buffalo Bisons ...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

NBC Sports Group announces broadcast schedule for first 3 months of English Premier League soccer

The NBC Sports Group announced the first three months of its English Premier League soccer broadcast schedule on Wednesday. The season starts Aug. 16. NBCSN will have Manchester United vs. Swansea City at 7:45 a.m. Later that day, NBC televises Arsenal against Crystal Palace at 12:30 p.m. Here is the ...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

ValleyCats third baseman Davis moves up

The Houston Astros promoted third baseman J.D. Davis from the Tri-City ValleyCats to the Quad Cities River Bandits of the Class A Midwest League on Tuesday. Davis batted .279 in 30 games and the led the 'Cats with five homers. He was second on the team in RBI (20) and ...

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