Chris has been covering sports in the Capital Region since 2010 and joins 104.5 The Team in addition to his work as a sports anchor/reporter at Newschannel 13. A native of Glen Rock, NJ, Chris studied broadcast journalism at Ithaca College's Roy H. Park School of Communications. His childhood love of the Atlanta Braves and Green Bay Packers lives on today, but basketball is his sport of choice to play and has always been going back to the days in the driveway.
No Tanks: A Solution to NBA Teams Embracing Losing
In the wake of Mark Cuban's comments this week about losing being his team's best option the rest of this season, I am pushing my proposal to end all tanking in the NBA. The Mavericks owner is satisfied with chasing ping pong balls instead of wins and his candor cost him a $600,000 fine by…
Ranking the QBs in the NFL Draft w/Benjamin Allbright
Quarterbacks have become like pitchers. By trading two QBs last season, the Patriots proved you can't have too many. So, where does that leave the Giants? New York has a 2-time Super Bowl MVP in Eli Manning as its starter and a third round pick in Davis Webb as the backup and yet, with the numb…
Will Tim Tebow Reach the Majors This Season?
There was no timeline stated or that a call up to the Bigs would would even come while with the Mets, but Alderson did call those expectations "modest." I love the idea of Tim Tebow in the majors and all the fanfare that would come with it. His haters will re-emerge with vitriol but the in…
‘UAlbany Will Blowtorch Opponents’
How dangerous is this UAlbany lacrosse team? As dangerous as a blowtorch. After a 15-3 dominating performance at Syracuse last weekend, the Great Danes have opened whatever remaining eyes may have still been heavy or drowsy on the purple and gold.
Olympic Update: Behind-the-Scenes with a 518er in Korea
Every step of the way, Bethlehem grad Bob Trosset has been there with behind-the-scenes access to the great Winter Olympians.
Red Hot Patroons Get Local Boost Off the Bench
Any shooter will tell you, there is no expiration date on their shot. EJ Gallup's days of logging major minutes might be over, but there is no better option when looking for instant offense from a bench player and someone who still stretches a defense with the best of them.
Is This the Most Anticipated Season for UAlbany Lacrosse?
Can you remember a season as highly anticipated as this for UAlbany lacrosse? The Great Danes are the third ranked team in the country and with the top recruit in the nation joining a Tewaaraton Award finalist on attack, a first-ever trip to the national semifinals almost feels expected.
High Hopes for Yankees Start at Spring Training
How many home runs will Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton combine to hit in 2018? Will the Yankees break the all-time team HR record? Is this season World Series or bust?
Harlem Globetrotters Featuring Tay Fisher Return to Albany
The humor and entertainment of the Harlem Globetrotters has become an annual tradition in the Capital Region and former Siena guard Tay Fisher plays the leading man of that show.
Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic Provides Unique Setting for Hockey
Whether played on an actual frozen pond or man-made rink in the backyard, hockey outdoors is a return to those glory days and that is the magic recaptured every winter in Saratoga Springs.
Local Basketball Coaching Legend Honored w/Court Dedication
On Friday night, Don Bassett arrived at Catholic Central High School under false pretenses. The basketball coaching legend was invited to take part in the Crusaders' Senior Night festivities not knowing the spotlight would soon be shining on him.
NYS Scoring Record Holder Joseph Girard III Joins Big Board Sports
After Joseph Girard III broke the New York state scoring record Tuesday night, I started lobbying on his behalf for a day off from school. It fell on mainly deaf ears, but we did pull the Glens Falls junior out of class for a segment on Big Board Sports.