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by Ken Schott

Parting Schotts

A Daily Gazette sports blog
Ken Schott blogs about college hockey & more
Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

NHL announces rule changes for upcoming season

The National Hockey League announced some rule changes for this season. The one that caught my attention is that teams will change ends for the five-minute overtime period. This has been in use in college hockey the past couple of seasons. Here is the press release from the NHL on ...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

49ers, Pac-12 Networks suspend Ted Robinson

Comment on Ray Rice situation draws two-weeks suspension.
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

NFL predictions Week 2 (with a challenge to Foss, McGuire)

Not a bad start to my weekly NFL picks. I went 10-6. That equalled my Daily Gazette colleague Mark McGuire, and was better than another Gazette colleague Sara Foss, who went 9-7. Am I starting a rivalry here? Perhaps. Maybe it’s because they failed to acknowledge in their blogs that ...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Week 3 college football TV schedule (Update No. 2)

Here is the Week 3 college football TV schedule for the Capital Region. Announcers (where available), in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses. Announcers and schedules are subject to change. The list is now updated with the ESPN3 games Time Warner Cable will be showing. Thursday ...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

Hunt for October continues on ESPN, MLB Network

The Hunt for October is heating up in Major League Baseball, and ESPN and MLB Network have announced broadcast schedules for the next few days. ESPN has added two games to its schedule. On Tuesday, ESPN will televise an National League Central Division showdown between the St. Louis Cardinals and ...
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

ESPN NFL analyst Edwards to be weekly guest on 'Armen and Levack'

ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards will be a weekly guest on ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team (WTMM-FM) show "Armen and Levack" during the season, the station announced Tuesday. Edwards, a former player and coach in the league for over 20 years, will be on at 5:15 p.m. every Monday. "When ...
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Week 2 NFL TV schedule

Week 2 of the NFL season kicks off Thursday. This is the first week of the “Thursday Night Football” package that will be on CBS and simulcast on NFL Network. Here is the Week 2 schedule. Announcers, in order of play-by-play, analyst and sideline reporter, are in parentheses: Thursday CBS6 ...
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014

Islanders legend Bossy joins MSG Networks

New York Islanders legend and Hall of Famer Mike Bossy has been hired by MSG Networks as a studio analyst, it was announced Tuesday. Bossy will appear on MSG's "Hockey Night Live" on Saturday evenings and will also handle studio analysis for select Islanders telecasts on MSG Plus. Bossy played ...
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

NFL Pregame Shows Week 1 Sound Bites: 'NBC's 'Football Night in America'

Here are the sound bites from NBC's "Football Night in America." The quotes are provided by the NBC Sports PR department. ON BRONCOS Cris Collinsworth on Broncos’ off-season additions: “You’re going to see a more explosive, a faster football team than what you saw in the Super Bowl.” ON COLTS ...
Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

NFL Pregame Shows Week 1 Sound Bites: ESPN's 'Sunday NFL Countdown'

Here are the sound bites from ESPN's "Sunday NFL Countdown." The quotes are provided by the ESPN PR department. Inside Slant: Concerns about suspensions in the league? Tom Jackson: “These are separate and different things: One is PED, substance abuse, guys trying to enhance their performance on the field. I ...

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