Archives for August 2017

Monthly Archives: August 2017

Columns National

What’s Hackenberg’s future as an NFL quarterback?

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Columns National

Punishment for Yankees does not fit crime

MLB discipline officer Joe Torre wasted no time doling out suspensions and fines to the principals that participated in the brawl between the ...
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National

NFL 2017-2018 Season Preview

It’s almost that time again everybody!  The annual fall tradition of relaxing on Sundays, eating pizza and chicken wings, becoming couch potatoes, and ...
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Adirondack Thunder Local

Adirondack Thunder ink Mercier and Johnson

The Adirondack Thunder announced Tuesday that they have signed two more players for the 2017-2018 season, forward Pierre-Luc Mercier and defenseman Stephen Johnson. ...
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Features Local

For Michaud brothers, basketball is more than a game

The gold basketball shaped fixture is mounted on top of a platform and placed on the coffee table of Dalton Michaud’s East Greenbush ...
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Columns Features

Skatepark brings new beginnings to Albany

Year after year, the tennis courts at Albany’s Washington Park become a hotbed of professional and amateur skaters grinding, skating and trying out ...
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Local National

Where to watch the Mayweather-McGregor fight in the Capital Region

Well, we’re only a little over 24 hours away from the spectacle that will be the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor bout at T-Mobile Arena ...
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Columns Features

The end of a great season

So they day has come. College, a new city, new friends and my last day as Sports Editor of the Upstate Courier or ...
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College Local

Brunson eclipses Sussman as Danes Starting QB

It’s not every day or even every year that a team is forced to hold practice in the middle of a solar eclipse, something the UAlbany ...
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Metro News

Columbia’s Sawchuk to retire after 18 years

EAST GREENBUSH, NY — Columbia High School Principal John Sawchuk will retire at the end of the calendar year after 18 years with the ...
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Capital Region Metro News

Wolfe Road Marriott gets a fresh new look

COLONIE– The 31-year-old Marriott Hotel on Wolfe Road in Colonie has completed the first phase of a $15 million renovation project to update the ...
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College Local Media Buzz

Former Siena broadcaster pulled from UVa football coverage for sharing name with Confederate General

BRISTOL, Conn — The former voice of the Siena College men’s basketball team and frequent Time Warner Cable Sports broadcaster Robert Lee has ...
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Columns National

Cavaliers send Kyrie Irving to Celtics for Isaiah Thomas

The Cleveland Cavaliers have given what Kyrie Irving asked for weeks ago. He is now officially on his way to the Boston Celtics for ...
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College Local

UAlbany releases full 2017-2018 men’s basketball schedule

On Tuesday afternoon, the America East and UAlbany men’s basketball released their conference schedule, completing their full slate for the 2017-2018 season. The ...
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College Local

Ichabod Crane, Siena grad to help lead Sage cross country program

ALBANY — The Sage Colleges has announced the addition of Sydney Sericolo (Old Chatham/Ichabod Crane HS) to serve as an assistant cross country ...
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Local Summer baseball

Walk-off leads to bench-clearing brawl in Troy

TROY — Fireworks weren’t on the ValleyCats’ promotions schedule Monday, but the 3,879 fans who poured into Joe Bruno Stadium witnessed one spectacular ending ...
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Metro News

Nassau man fesses up to murdering of young dog

TROY, NY — A Nassau man pleaded guilty to running over a young dog in Stephentown in Rensselaer County Court on Monday, according to the ...
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High School Local Media Buzz

Gloversville radio station to broadcast 12 Section II football games

Gloversville based radio station WENT – 1340 AM and 105.1 FM – will broadcast 12 regular-season Section II football games this season. Here is the ...
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Metro News

Where to watch the solar eclipse in the Capital Region

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Capital Region Metro News

Police: Schenectady man had inappropriate contact with a minor

ROTTERDAM — Police on Friday arrested a 20-year-old Schenectady man for allegedly having inappropriate contact with a 12-year-old child online, police said. Marcus T. ...
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Metro News

Woman busted for drug possession in Nassau

NASSAU — Police in Nassau on Saturday busted a Vermont woman for allegedly possessing 6.9 ounces of Marijuana and $780.00 in cash, village police said. ...
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Capital Region Metro News

POLICE: “Apparent suicide” at Crossgates Mall

GUILDERLAND, NY — Police are investigating an “apparent suicide” outside Crossgates Mall on Friday evening; State Police confirmed Saturday morning. According to a ...
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High School Local

Salem football moving down to JV

SALEM — The Post-Star’s Pete Tobey reported on Friday that Salem High School would not field a varsity football team, and instead move ...
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Features Hudson Valley Local

Patroon Conference standout signs with Harlem Wizards

Former Taconic Hills High School, Columbia-Greene Community College (CGCC), and Morrisville State College star Jordan Hoose signed a one-year contract with the Harlem ...
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2017-18 NFL season and playoff predictions

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