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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

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Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more

2016 Stanley Cup playoffs: Conference finals picks

Another mediocre performance for me in my Stanley Cup picks. I went 2-2 in my conference semifinals predictions. I was correct on Tampa Bay beating the New York Islanders and San Jose ousting Nashville. I was wrong on Washington beating Pittsburgh and Dallas eliminating St. Louis (although I was right ...

Sports media notes: Premier League 'Championship Sunday,' Serena Grand Slam marathon

Some TV notes on this Thursday. -- NBCUniversal announced its schedule for Sunday's English Premier League soccer's season finale. Dubbed "Championship Sunday," all 10 matches will be on 10 of NBCUniversal's channels. All games start at 10 a.m. Of course, the Premier League championship has already been decided. Leicester City, ...

NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference finals schedule

Three teams have made it to the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference finals. We know the Eastern Conference final pits the Pittsburgh Penguins against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The St. Louis Blues' 6-1 rout of the Dallas Stars in Game 7 of their Western Conference second-round series puts them in ...

Sunday's UAlbany-Syracuse NCAA men's lacrosse game on ESPNU

UAlbany's game against Syracuse in the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament at 7:30 p.m. Sunday will be televised by ESPNU. Mike Corey (play-by-play) and Mark Dixon (analyst) will call the action from the Carrier Dome. ESPN announced its NCAA men's and women's lacrosse tournament broadcast schedule Tuesday. All of the men's ...

Soccer legend Wambach joins ESPN

U.S. women's soccer legend Abby Wambach is joining ESPN to serve as an analyst and contributor to across various shows and platforms, it was announced Wednesday. Wambach will cover international sporting events for the network later this summer at the UEFA European Football Championship in France and Summer Olympics in ...

ESPN announces 38-game college football bowl schedule

We just got done with the NFL Drat. Now, it's time to prepare for the college football bowl season. ESPN announced its 38-game bowl schedule for the upcoming season on Wednesday. It will kick off Dec. 17 with five games. Once again, the College Football Playoff semifinals will be played ...

Morris hired as St. Lawrence hockey coach

The North Country college hockey rivalry just got a little more interesting. St. Lawrence announced the hiring of Mark Morris as its new men's hockey coach on Tuesday. The 58-year-old Morris replaces Greg Carvel, who left to become head coach at UMass. Morris returns to college hockey for the first ...

Ex-Union's Gostisbehere could be named Calder Trophy finalist tonight

This could be a big night for former Union College hockey defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere. The first-year Philadelphia Flyers defenseman is expected to be named a finalist for the Calder Trophy, which is awarded to the NHL rookie of the year. The three finalists will be announced at 8 tonight on ...

2016 Stanley Cup playoffs: Second-round picks

Much like the New York Rangers’ defense, my Stanley Cup first-round picks were porous. I went 3-4 so far. Yes, so far, because as of this posting, Game 7 of the Western Conference series between Anaheim and Nashville has to be played tonight. But I need to get my second-round ...

Stanley Cup playoffs second-round schedules

The schedule for the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs is set, even though the Nashville-Anaheim Western Conference first-round series isn't over yet. The Eastern Conference semifinals will start Wednesday when the New York Islanders visit the Tampa Bay Lighting. The other Eastern series between the Washington Capitals and ...

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