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UAlbany Sends Seniors Off Into the Sunset With Emotional Win

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ALBANY — UAlbany’s football program had their annual Salute to Service/Military Appreciation Day game on Saturday and was saluted by their 14 seniors who ended their careers with ...
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Spectrum News showcases local football to fans

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Spectrum News Albany’s Friday night high school football coverage is not what the Capital Region wants, it’s what the Capital Region needs. The program consists of one featured ...
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UAlbany loses fourth straight in clunker to Rhode Island

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ALBANY– In desperate need of a win to keep their playoff hopes alive, UAlbany gave up 209 yards on the ground to (2-6, 1-4) University of Rhode Island ...
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UAlbany pinpointing Vermont for 2017-2018

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ALBANY– “I know everyone is handing Vermont the trophy but, bring ’em on,” said UAlbany Head Men’s Basketball Coach Will Brown. As the UAlbany Men’s Basketball team looks ...
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The Great Danes are now “Big Dogs” After Biggest Win In Program History

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ALBANY– Eli Mencer’s head perked up as he smiled and said, “Emotionally it was exhilarating, my teammates at the end dog-piling on me was a little bit tiring but, ...
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Mofor Has “Made It Easy” On Coaches-But Ibitokun-Hanks Is Still The Guy

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With the absence of All-American running back, Elijah Ibitokun-Hanks (who returned to practice on Tuesday), UAlbany has gotten some surprising yet, not surprising production from Redshirt Junior Kendall ...
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Losing to FBS Opponent is Something To Build Off Of For Danes

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The 31-17 loss to Old Dominion last Saturday may have dropped the Great Danes record to 0-1 on the season, but the game itself could be good for ...
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For Michaud brothers, basketball is more than a game

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The gold basketball shaped fixture is mounted on top of a platform and placed on the coffee table of Dalton Michaud’s East Greenbush apartment, the Town of Kinderhook ...
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Brunson eclipses Sussman as Danes Starting QB

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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 Great Danes almost did Monday. ...
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Patroon Conference standout signs with Harlem Wizards

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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 Wizards on Tuesday. “It’s a ...
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Hoskins, Robinson, true seniors stepping up on Danes D

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Malachi: means “my angel” or “my messenger,” it comes from one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament known as The Book Of Malachi. UAlbany hopes ...
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Danes adjusting to young, inexperienced offensive line at camp

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Only three of the current offensive linemen (OL) on the UAlbany football roster have game experience for the Great Danes, and only one of them has started a ...
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Despite uncertainty at QB, Great Danes ready for 2017

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“I’m excited, chomping at the bit, I don’t think OD is ready, but we are,” said Junior Quarterback Neven Sussman at UAlbany football Media Day on Tuesday. There ...
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Family remembers lost friend following fatal drowning

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VALATIE — Family and friends are mourning the loss of 19-year-old Brett Cappelli who drowned Sunday at Stony Kill Creek in Chatham, NY. He slid down a rock-formed ...
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Yankees Two Month Season Update By The Numbers

Yankees Two Month Season Update By The Numbers
If you asked any reasonable New York Yankees fan before the 2017 season what their expectations were for this team, they probably would’ve just said “I just want ...
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Danes weather reigning champs in front of record crowd at SUNY

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ALBANY — The Great Danes jumped out to a 14-3 lead in the first half and despite scoring just once in the second half, it was enough to ...
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Horse Racing, Albany’s professional sport prepares for big weekend

Horse Racing
“We don’t have a major sports team, this is our major sports team,” Director of Marketing at Capital OTB Shannon Donovan said “It’s our major league sporting event ...
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Ranking every WrestleMania main event 32-1

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We are just one week away from “The Ultimate Thrill Ride,” aka WrestleMania 33 and one of the topics of discussion amongst wrestling fans is, what is the ...
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Killed by Keyes, remembering the time I got blown out by Falcons linebacker

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Chatham, NY FINAL: Chatham Panthers 69 Ichabod Crane Riders 0 This game took place on October 16th, 2009. #52 for the 2016 NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons is Josh ...
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