What does it say that in an unusual NFL offseason in which not one but two defensive linemen who will be at least mentioned in eventual Hall of Fame conversations, Ndamukong Suh and Gerald McCoy, were available in free agency and the Chicago Bears ne…

When Mike Furrey said recently that every single one of his current receivers can have long careers in the NFL, perhaps it was hyperbole. Can we blame the Bears WR coach who entered last offseason with perhaps the league’s worst group, paced by Kenda…

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY − New York Yankees Closer. Major League All-Star. World Series Champion. Unanimous Hall of Famer. All of this could be heard rumbled through the grandstand at the Saratoga Race Track Friday as the New York Racing Association (NYRA) honored former Yankee Mariano Rivera.

Saratoga Casino Hotel began the Joe Gerrity Jr. Memorial Pace a decade ago to honor the memory of the longtime Chairman of the Board at Saratoga Raceway. The memorial was created as a pacing series to honor Joe Gerrity Jr. and his contributions to harness racing, particularly to Saratoga Raceway.

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Albany, NY — The Sage Colleges’ department of athletics gathered to recognize and honor the outstanding performances of the 2018-2019 year with the naming of the athletic award winners for the 17 varsity athletic teams. In addition to awarding the Gator Award, for the Most Outstanding Player…

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TROY, NY − While the season is still early, the ValleyCats are getting plenty of 2019 draft picks at-bats and time in the field. 

One of head coach Matt Nagy's major goals for 2019 is to improve his running game, and to do so he has switched Cody Whitehair from center to guard, James Daniels from guard to center, crossed all his fingers and toes in the hopes that Kyle Long can …

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As we enter this glorious eight week stretch of racing at Saratoga, one of the biggest misconceptions is that thoroughbred racing is a sport exclusively for wealthy people. While many well-to-doers populate the "Sport Of Kings", scores of everyday folks have had the opportunity to feel the s…

PFW's fantasy football coverage is ramping up during the NFL's downtime, and after recently unveiling our first "ADP Alerts" of the summer, we're continuing our division-by-division look at the entire league, answering burning questions for all 32 te…

This year’s changes at Saratoga Race Course begin with the July 11 starting date, the earliest ever, and the switch from a six- to a five-day-a-week racing schedule. It wasn’t that long ago that Saratoga was billed as “the August place to be.” It still is in some circles, but if the starting…

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A new Saratoga Race Meet is upon us, not only new as in a new year of celebration of the sport that has been a part of the Spa City for more than 151 years, but changes that appear to welcomed by the sports, its racing staff and at least a few track goers.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will pay tribute to National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee and legendary New York Yankees pitcher Mariano Rivera by naming a race in his honor at Saratoga Race Course on Friday, July 12.

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ALBANY, N.Y.; July 8, 2019 – Many of the world’s best women basketball players will take the court at the Times Union Center in Albany, NY, when Team Americas plays Team World in the Aurora Games, the inaugural all-women’s sports and entertainment festival to be held August 20-25, 2019.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – They were first in several different ways Thursday morning as first-time Firecracker 4 4-mile runners Eliud Ngetich and Lindsey Scherf captured the men’s and women’s overall titles with another first-timer, Kyle Gronostaj breaking the men’s previous record time of 19…

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CLIFTON PARK – The Shenendehowa High School spring National Letter of Intent signing celebration brought together 11 highly accomplished student-athletes in the High School East Gymnasium and as their journeys will begin in the fall on various college campuses, some of the notables are in no…

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Former University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) gymnast Katelyn Ohashi, whose floor exercise routine lit up the internet during her recently completed final season of collegiate competition, will join Team Americas for the Aurora Games, the inaugural all-women’s sports an…

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Authors Brien Bouyea and Michael Veitch will debut their new book, “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Greatest Race,” at a public reception on Wednesday, July 10 at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. and is free to at…

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ALBANY, NY − Thirteen players, six coaches, an official, two veteran media members and the 1953 Nott Terrace championship team make up the Capital Region Football Hall of Fame class of 2019, the 10th anniversary class of former Section II greats.

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TROY, N.Y − For most ball players, getting the chance to take the field as a professional baseball player is a dream, but for the ValleyCats’ CJ Stubbs, his first few games donning the red cap has been something special.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced a 40-day lineup of entertainment and special events for the 2019 season at Saratoga Race Course, which will begin with Opening Day, Thursday, July 11 and run through Monday, September 2.

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. – The historic run for the Schuylerville baseball squad ended quickly and loudly at the hands of Section XI’s Central Moriches in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Class B championship game at Binghamton University Saturday afternoon.

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BALLSTON SPA, N.Y. – Ballston Spa softball’s unfinished business is now on the clock as the Scotties advanced to its second straight New York State Public High School Athletic Association Final Four with a 5-1 win over Section III’s Jamesville-DeWitt Saturday afternoon.