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.
Team Fredette Moves on in TBT, Robbie Hummel Breaks It Down
Team Fredette won two games over the weekend in the $2 million dollar winner-take-all The Basketball Tournament on the back of 32 and 30-point performances from Jimmer.
Empire Season Ends One Win Short of Arena Bowl
It won't come as much of a consolation, but it's difficult to define the inaugural season of the Albany Empire franchise as anything but a success.
Your Boy Swish: The Always-Energetic Nick Swisher on MLB’s 2nd Half
Swisher immediately endeared himself to Yankees fans when he joined the team in 2009, serving as a key member of that World Series championship team and nine years later, the 12-year big leaguer made a splash in Albany at the Center for Disability Services.
Malachi Jones Continues Historic Rookie Season with Empire
No rookie in AFL history has won Wide Receiver of the Year. That is until this season. Malachi Jones is a shoo-in to win Rookie of the Year, but he's one-upped even himself.
USWNT great Julie Foudy on the World Cup & soccer in the USA
No United States, none of the sport's biggest names deep into the tournament and a very premature departure by the defending champs, yet the buzz around the World Cup could not have been bigger.
Making the Most of His Call to the Majors, Jaime Schultz Joins BBS
In his three appearances out of Tampa Bay's bullpen, Schultz has six strikeouts with an arsenal of pitches that include a fastball into the high 90s as well as a knee-buckling curveball.
Cespedes at First Base, Tebow at Citi Field? What’s Next for the Mets
Despite the lack of wins, this franchise never ceases to stay interesting. In addition to the potential Cespedes position change, Tim Tebow feels like he gets closer to the majors with every day that passes.
Former USMNT Midfielder Cobi Jones Previews World Cup Final
You might think there has been a lack of stardom with each passing round of the World Cup, but you can't deny the drama created by closely contested games often leading to late stoppage/extra time goals and shootouts.
How the Astros Rebuilt a Franchise: author Ben Reiter Joins Big Board Sports
In Ben Reiter's book Astroball: The New Way to Win It All, Reiter details how the Astros' success started at the ground level with the ValleyCats.
Countdown to Camp: Eli Manning Joins Big Board Sports
As Eli Manning gets ready for his 15th NFL season, the Giants quarterback sounds as energetic as ever behind a renewed leadership with one of the league's proudest franchises.
Bigger Need for Yankees: Pitching or First Base?
With the all-star break fast-approaching followed by the trade deadline, Brian Cashman might have more problems to solve than was originally thought only a couple of weeks ago.
Albany Empire Secure Top Seed & Arena Bowl Homefield
The regular season finale carried series postseason weight for the Albany Empire. A win would lock up the number one seed in the playoffs and a big crowd would give the Empire homefield advantage if they were to reach the Arena Bowl in three weeks.