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Parting Schotts

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

New college football role for Tessitore at ESPN

CBA graduate and Schenectady native Joe Tessitore will have a new role on ESPN's college football coverage. ESPN announced Thursday that Tessitore will be the host "College Football Final," which airs after the late college football games are over. He takes over for Rece Davis, who is the new host ...
 
Saturday, July 18, 2015

A no-decision for Hoffman in Class AA debut

Shaker High School graduate and Toronto Blue Jays prospect Jeff Hoffman didn't get a decision in his Class AA debut with the Eastern League's New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Saturday. Hoffman, the Blue Jays' No. 1 pick in last year's Major League Baseball Draft, allowed two runs on five hits ...
 
Friday, July 17, 2015

Broadalbin-Perth grad Gage wins Eastern League debut

Pitcher Matt Gage, a Broadalbin-Perth High School graduate and a two-year member of the Siena College baseball team, had an impressive Class AA debut for the Richmond Flying Squirrels, the San Francisco Giants' Eastern League affiliate. The left-hander allowed a run on seven hits in five innings and got the ...
 
Friday, July 17, 2015

Conclusion of British Open second round on ESPN at 2 a.m. Saturday

ESPN will show the conclusion of the second round of the British Open at 2 a.m. Saturday. The start of the second round was delayed for more than three hours because of inclement weather. Several golfers were still on the course when the round was stopped because of darkness. Once ...
 
Friday, July 17, 2015

Ex-Union defenseman Bodie's deal with the Rangers is official

The New York Rangers made it official Friday, announcing that they have re-signed former Union College defenseman Mat Bodie to a one-year contract. Bodie signed with the Rangers a few days after Union won the 2014 NCAA title. He spent the 2014-15 season with the Hartford Wolf Pack, the Rangers' ...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2015

NCAA hockey: Contact with goalie rule modified

College hockey officials will have more leeway in judging whether incidental contact impacted the goalie's ability to defend the goal. The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel approved the modification to the rule regarding contact with the goalie on Thursday. When an offensive player makes incidental contact with the goalie and ...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Report: Bodie re-signs with Rangers

Adam Herman of Blueshirt Banter is reporting that former Union College defenseman Mat Bodie has re-signed with the New York Rangers. Herman said the deal is for one year. The Rangers signed Bodie shortly after Union won the 2014 NCAA title. He spent the 2014-15 season with the Hartford Wolf ...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Saturday night NBA games coming to ABC

The NBA is going to make the prime time on Saturdays. ESPN announced Thursday that ABC will televise a slate of NBA games on Saturday nights beginning Jan. 23. The Saturday games will start at 8:30 p.m. ABC will continue to televise Sunday afternoon games at 3:30 p.m. Previously, ABC ...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2015

Report: Cowherd leaving ESPN Radio

Colin Cowherd will be leaving ESPN Radio to join FOX Sports, according to a report by The Big Lead. ESPN President John Skipper confirmed the report in a statement to The Big Lead. “We’ve enjoyed a mutually beneficial run with Colin for over a decade," Skipper said. "He came to ...
 
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Record-low rating for MLB All-Star Game on FOX

Not many people tuned in to Tuesday's Major League Baseball All-Star Game on FOX. The American League's 6-3 victory over the National League earned a 6.6 rating and 12 share, according to Nielsen. It's the lowest-rated All-Star Game ever. The previous low was a 6.8 in 2012. The broadcast averaged ...
 

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