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Brady Farkas started at 104.5 in February of 2014. He is responsible for producing web content and giving on-air updates on local sports. Prior to 104.5, Farkas worked in sports information at Norwich University. A graduate of Oswego State University, he was a four-year member of the Lakers' baseball program. He also spent four years as a broadcaster for Oswego State hockey and basketball.
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Jets Hire Todd Bowles as Head Coach

Sources are reporting that the Jets have hired Arizona Cardinals Defensive Coordinator Todd Bowles as their next head coach.

Adam Schefter reports the deal is for four years. Bowles had previously served as the Dolphins interim head coach at the end of the 2011 season and led the Cardinals to one of the top ranked defenses in the league this season

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Lyle Thompson had 17 goals in the tournament (Getty Images).
Lyle Thompson had 17 goals in the tournament (Getty Images).
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UAlbany Lax is Preseason No. 12

After advancing to the NCAA quarterfinal and having three of its players become household names a year ago, the UAlbany men's lacrosse team is ranked No. 12 in the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) preseason poll

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Is Rex a Good Fit in Buffalo? (Audio)

Rex Ryan on the verge of taking the Bills job, Dan Quinn is the leader in the clubhouse for the Jets job, and did Dez Bryant really catch that football?

All that and more was addressed by Matt Verderame of the Pro Football Writers of America, who joined Brady Farkas on Monday morning

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Ayana Hunter of Albany High School dribbles against Shen in 2014. The two schools will both play in the Suburban Council next year (Brady Farkas).
Ayana Hunter of Albany High School dribbles against Shen in 2014. The two schools will both play in the Suburban Council next year (Brady Farkas).
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Suburban Council to Add Four New Schools

After the demise of the Big 10 Conference this past summer, four old Big 10 members have found new conferences, beginning in the 2015-16 school year.

Albany, Troy, Schenectady and CBA will all be joining the Suburban Council, helping expand that league to 18 total teams

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Former UAlbany Star Makes SC Top 10 (WATCH)

Over the weekend, former UAlbany lacrosse star Miles Thompson found himself a spot on the SportsCenter Top 10 countdown with another exhilarating goal, the kind of goal that has become synonymous with the Thompsons

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Siena Beaten by Fairfield, 79-67

The Siena men's basketball team fell to 6-9 overall (3-3 in MAAC play) by virtue of a 12-point loss to Fairfield on Sunday at the Times Union Center.

The Stags came out and shot 53 percent for the game compared to the Saints 39 percent

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UAlbany Star Joins Us

The UAlbany women's basketball team is off to a 9-6 start (2-0 in America East play) and the 18.7 points a game provided by junior star Shereesha Richards is a major reason why.

Richards joined me today to talk about the team's early season success, how the program has built itself into a power, the thrill of going on the road to UNC, and scoring her 1,000th point earlier this season

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Siena Uses Huge Start to Beat Niagara

The Siena men's basketball team built a 19-0 lead en route to a 79-69 win over Niagara on Thursday night at the Times Union Center.

The win moved the Saints to 6-8 overall, but 3-2 inside MAAC play

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Sarah Royals (4) is now tied for the program's all-time lead in assists (UAlbany Athletics).
Sarah Royals (4) is now tied for the program's all-time lead in assists (UAlbany Athletics).
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UAlbany Women Down UNH, Royals Ties School Assist Record

One day after the UAlbany men's basketball team narrowly beat the University of New Hampshire, the Great Dane women found themselves in a dogfight with the Wildcats.

Tied at 47-47 with 11:05 to play, the Danes used a 29-18 run over the rest of the game to propel themselves to a 76-65 win on Wednesday night at SEFCU Arena

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Siena will miss Brett Bisping for 8 weeks (Siena Athletics).
Siena will miss Brett Bisping for 8 weeks (Siena Athletics).
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Talking Local Sports With Justin Andrews of WTEN

Earlier this week, Justin Andrews of WTEN joined Brady Farkas to break down the Capital Region sports scene.

The duo talked about the struggles of RPI hockey, the potential of Union hockey, the ability of UAlbany basketball, the key missing piece for Siena -- as well as Section II

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