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How To Watch The Empire Road Playoff Game Saturday
The Albany Empire have had a dream season in their inaugural season as Arena Football returned to the Capital Region for the first time in nearly two decades.  After starting the year 0-2, the Empire used a stingy defense and a high octane offense to capture the league's best record and secure the #…
Clifton Park’s Kevin Huerter Taken 19th Overall In NBA Draft
A dream come true for Shenedehowa grad Kevin Huerter. After all the speculation about where the former Shen Plainsmen turned Maryland star where land in Thursday nights NBA draft, the wait is finally over. The Clifton Park star will begin his NBA career with the Atlanta Hawks with the 19th overall p…
Parents Brawl At a Softball Game
It didn't happen locally but it could, parents at a softball tournament in Tennessee started throwing punches instead of pitches. Tournament director Tina Gale says both teams involved in the fight were from North Carolina and immediately disqualified from the tournament and escorted out of the…
The Empire Are The Adrenaline Shot Albany Needed
I love Albany.  It's where I was born.  It's where I have lived pretty much all my life,  including now.  But I have to admit it felt like Albany was sagging - losing to all of the major cities that comprise the Capital Region - and it was getting a little depressing...
Get Free Tacos Even If You’re Not A Basketball Fan
I am a huge sports fan but not a big fan of the NBA. I appreciate the game of basketball and how awesome LaBron James and Steph Curry are. But I will definitely be watching the NBA finals between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden State Warriors this year because we could all be rewarded with fr…
How To Watch UAlbany Vs. Yale Final 4 Game Next Saturday
The University at Albany Great Danes won a thriller in Hempstead yesterday beating Denver 15-13.  The 'Dane Train' now chugs along to Gillette Stadium in Foxborough Mass next weekend.  They'll be taking on Yale in the first of two semi-final games for a right to play for the…
Sucker Bet: New York To Legalize Sports Betting?
The Supreme Court cleared the way on Monday for states to legalize sports betting, wiping away a law that dates back to 1992 that had prohibited most states from authorizing sports betting.  This may seem like a good idea on the surface, but trust me when I tell you, if New York legal…
Albany Lacrosse Next Opponent And Time Set
The U Albany Great Danes lacrosse - led by the return of All American Connor Fields - squashed the Richmond Spiders in front of thousands of soggy, yet enthusiastic fans,  yesterday afternoon 18-9.  The Dane Train rolls on and next Saturday they take on a more formidable opponent down on Long Island…
Bruce Willis To Star As Iconic Local Sports Figure
It was recently announced that one of Hollywood's all-time actors will begin making a film with rich ties to the area - more specifically the Catskill Region of New York.  That actor is none other than Bruce Willis who has signed on to star in a drama about a powerful relationship between …
Finally, Albany Has An Arena Team That Loves Us Back
There's a line in Toby Keith's I Love This Bar where he says 'I like my truck,
an' I like my girlfriend, but I love this bar!'  There's a similarity with Capital Region sports fans.  We like college basketball, an' we like amateur baseball, but we LOVE the Arena Football League.  After witnessing my …

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