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Parting Schotts

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FOX Sports 2 to carry 'Saratoga Live'

The New York Racing Association and FOX Sports announced an agreement Wednesday that will give the Saratoga Race Course meet plenty of national exposure. FOX Sports 2 will be live every day at the track with "Saratoga Live." Coverage starts July 22 at 4 p.m. with coverage of Opening Day ...

Ex-RPI standout Tapper joins Amerks coaching staff

Former RPI hockey standout Brad Tapper has joined the Rochester Americans as an assistant coach, the AHL team announced Monday. Tapper spent the past two seasons as an assistant coach with the Chicago Wolves. Prior to that, he was an assistant coach with the ECHL’s Florida Everblades from 2011 to ...

Union hockey opens season with four road games

For the first time since the 2011-12 season, Rick Bennett's first season as head coach, the Union College men's hockey team will open the year on the road. The Dutchmen announced their 2016-17 schedule Thursday. They will open with a two-game series at Michigan Oct. 7-8. In fact, Union will ...

Hulse gets sportstalk show on FOX Sports 980

WRVE-FM (99.5) disc jockey Tred Hulse is making the move to sports. Hulse will debut "The Tred Show" today at 3 p.m. on FOX Sports 980 (WOFX-AM). It replaces "Jay Mohr Sports." Mohr's show will move to 6 p.m. and be tape-delayed, replacing "Steve Gorman Sports." In effect, Hulse is ...

2016 Stanley Cup final prediction

One thing is certain as we head into the Stanley Cup final between the San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins: I will have a losing record. I correctly picked the Penguins to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven in the Eastern Conference final. However, my choice of the St. ...

Gostisbehere named to North America World Cup of Hockey roster

Philadelphia Flyers defenseman and former Union College standout Shayne Gostisbehere was named to the final roster for Team North America which will compete in the World Cup of Hockey Sept. 17-Oct. 1 in Toronto, it was announced Friday. In his rookie season with the Flyers, the 23-year-old Gostisbehere had 17 ...

Ex-Union's Will turns down St. Lawrence offer

Former Union defenseman Andrew Will was flattered to be given a chance to return to college hockey. But he has decided to remain head coach of Salisbury (Conn.) School. Will turned down new St. Lawrence coach Mark Morris' offer to join his staff as an assistant coach on Tuesday. “Mark ...

Stanley Cup final schedule set

The NHL's Stanley Cup final will start Monday, the league announced Tuesday. Here is the schedule. All games will start at 8 p.m. NBC Sports Group will televise the games. It will be determined later what games are on NBC and NBCSN. Game 1 Monday, May 30 Game 2 Wednesday, ...

RPI hockey opens 2016-17 season on road

The Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s hockey team will open its 2016-17 regular season with three road games, including one against the NCAA champions. After playing a two-game series at Maine Oct. 7-8, the Engineers will travel to North Dakota on Oct. 15. North Dakota won the NCAA title last month, ...

Tessitore moves to ESPN's Saturday night college football prime-time games

Schenenctady native and CBA graduate Joe Tessitore will have a new role on ESPN's college football coverage. ESPN announced Wednesday that Tessitore will call Saturday prime-time games. He will work alongside returning analyst Todd Blackledge and returning reporter Holly Rowe. Last season, Tessitore called the Thursday night games. He has ...

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