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Recalling the NBA: What it used to be

Recalling the NBA: What it used to be

This isn’t your father’s NBA anymore. The days of a player leading his team to a championship on his own was over long ...
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NBA Finals leave so much to be desired

NBA Finals leave so much to be desired

The Cleveland Cavaliers played much better in Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday night. They couldn’t be any worse than they showed ...
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Another game, another blowout: Warriors take Game 2 in Kerr’s return 

Another game, another blowout: Warriors take Game 2 in Kerr’s return 

LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are going back to the Quicken Loans Arena down 2-0 to the Golden State Warriors in the ...
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Could this be Williams’ last hurrah?

Could this be Williams’ last hurrah?

This year’s NBA Finals have a certain New York flavor. It features several Knicks and Nets on the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland ...
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All Warriors did was win one game

All Warriors did was win one game

The Golden State Warriors played with something to prove Thursday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. After blowing a 3-1 Finals ...
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Cavaliers mistakes and miscues lead to Warriors blowout win in Game 1

Cavaliers mistakes and miscues lead to Warriors blowout win in Game 1

Game one of the 2017 NBA finals were Thursday night; the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 113-91 and there are three ...
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No-win situation for Durant

No-win situation for Durant

Kevin Durant was last year’s mover and shaker in sports after he made the decision to team up with Stephen Curry and Klay ...
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Adults overlook other issues at work in “13 Reasons Why”

Parents, school administrators, and now public officials such as Albany County Executive Daniel McCoy, suddenly want to have a public conversation about teen ...
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Stop worrying about how long Brady will play

Stop worrying about how long Brady will play

For the past few weeks it has been my goal to avoid watching or listening to any NFL talk. Particularly talk about my ...
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The NBA media is toying with us, LeBron is MVP and they know it

The NBA media is toying with us, LeBron is MVP and they know it

In all fairness, yes Russell Westbrook had a tremendous year averaging a triple double for the entire season. Yes he is one of ...
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Harvey is at a crossroads

Harvey is at a crossroads

Happy Harvey Day! Remember when it was a phenomenon whenever Matt Harvey starts? Remember when it was an event? Nowadays, it’s more of ...
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Can the Mets really trust Familia?

Can the Mets really trust Familia?

The Mets employed closers such as John Franco, Armando Benitez, Braden Looper, Billy Wagner, Francisco Rodriguez in my 27 years of watching New ...
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Why take the Rangers seriously about winning championship again?

Why take the Rangers seriously about winning championship again?

The hockey experts and Rangers fans thought the Rangers’ matchup against the Senators would be a slam dunk in favor of the Rangers. ...
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Look for resilient Mets to be in race all year

Look for resilient Mets to be in race all year

It has not been a fun start to the 2017 season for Mets manager Terry Collins. The Mets have not been off to ...
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Winning will become boring again for Yankees fans

Yankee Universe feels great. Why not? The Yankees are in first place in the AL East, and they are coming off a great ...
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When did it become okay for fans to act obnoxiously?

When did it become okay for fans to act obnoxiously?

The recent news about the Fenway Faithful screaming racial epithets and throwing peanut bags at Orioles outfielder Adam Jones is not surprising. Sadly, ...
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Winning ugly works for Senators

Winning ugly works for Senators

Watching the Senators is not pretty. They are a defensive-first team from start to finish. They suffocate the life out of the fans ...
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Onus on Vigneault to change goaltenders

The New York Rangers dominated the Ottawa Senators for most of Saturday’s game 2 in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals. They played like ...
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What’s next for Albany after Devils’ departure?

With the Albany Devils now officially out the door for the final time at the Times Union Center following their elimination from the ...
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Rossiter: Cohoes GOP’s meme mishap shows more than just bad judgment

Cohoes, NY — The City’s Grand Old Party (GOP) made headlines this week when the above meme appeared on its Facebook page. Full disclosure, I laughed quite ...
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The future is more than just STEM, sign up for New Visions

When educators shine the spotlight on STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) they illuminate only a portion of the career opportunities that exist ...
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Rossiter: The disabled need Uber in Upstate

Have you ever been stuck on a street corner waiting for a ride? Have you ever gotten in the wrong car because it ...
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College Columns

Rossiter- UAlbany milks Albany Cup, fans pay the hefty price

The University of Albany finally got its wish, an Albany Cup home game against cross-town rival Siena in their quaint, yet electric SEFCU ...
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Castleton Columns

Remembering Schodack Superintendent Robert Horan

When I first met Mr.Horan it was at a Maple Hill varsity basketball game. Back then he was the principal, and I couldn’t ...
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