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Hockey Team Training Video – Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic

This weekend is the inaugural Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic at the Saratoga Spa State Park. The event kicks off Friday evening with team registrations, the first round of games, and a bar crawl.

Teams are preparing for an entire weekend of hockey action, I have to wonder if they are preparing like this?

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Cowboys Hire Giants Lucky Charm

Recently fired Mike Pope, the only coach on all four of the  New York Giants’ Super Bowl championship teams. And was said to be the best TE coach ever by Tom Coughlin himself, was not unemployed long and will not be leaving the division

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Five Reasons To Go To The Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic Even If You Don’t Play Hockey

I know what you're thinking. I don't play hockey so why would I go to the Saratoga Frozen Springs Pond Hockey Classic this weekend at the Saratoga Spa State Park? I have FIVE reasons why you should come even if you're not a huge hockey fan.

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Coxsackie Nurse & Firefighter a ‘Hometown Hero’

There are few things Jennifer McKeon, of Coxsackie, does not do.

By day, McKeon works as a nurse at a pain clinic in Clifton Park and at night she teaches phlebotomy students. In between, she volunteers as a firefighter and also finds time for her three children and one grandson

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Photo by Paul Spinelli/MLB Photos via Getty Images
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Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic Pub Crawl [VIDEO]

 

A Pub Crawl dedicated to pond hockey, ice cold Labatt Blue and Canada's favorite bear, the Labatt Blue Bear!

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Dwight Howard Dunks on a Little Kid

During a rain delay at the Verizon Center in Washington, Houston Rockets player Dwight Howard entertained fans and played one-on-one with a little kid.

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Halloween Hot Dog Donors ‘Hometown Heroes’

For the past 19 years, Michele and Hal Bergeron, of Schenectady, have been helping the children of their community not only have a fun Halloween night, but one that includes a full meal.

After noticing that many children had little else to eat but candy on that night, the couple started "The Bergerons' Annual Halloween Hot Dogs," serving between 400 and 600 hot dogs within a four-hour period to neighborhood children

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NFL Divisional Playoff Recap: Patriots & Seahawks Advance To Championship Games

The New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks advanced to the championship games of their respective conferences with victories in the NFL playoffs on Saturday. Here is a recap of all of the day's action:

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Nothern Lights Expected For Capital Region Thursday Night [VIDEO]

Well, apparently the Sun has decided to blow!!! The Sun has erupted and this means great things for us here in Upstate New York. Northern Lights!!!

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Meet Some of Our Newest VIP Winners

Congratulations to the some of the most recent winners in our VIP program!

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Amsterdam EMT + Soldier a ‘Hometown Hero’

Stephen Kolbe, of Amsterdam, dedicates his life to others, currently serving as a firefighter, EMT and member of the Army National Guard.

As part of the “Hometown Heroes” series, we’ve partnered with County Waste and Latham Ford to celebrate local unsung heroes for their good deeds and honorable work

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Former Siena Coach Fran McCaffery Explodes On The Sidelines [VIDEO]

Fran McCaffery is arguably the most successful coach in Siena Saints history. During his short time in the Capital Region McCaffery won three MAAC regular season and tournament championships, which quickly attracted the eyes of many major college programs. In 2010 McCaffery accepted the Iowa Hawkeye job, determined to turn around that program in the Big 10.

Well, today McCaffery is making headlines, and it’s not because of his coaching. Check out this epic tantrum that Fran threw last night in a 75-71 loss to Wisconsin, where he nearly struck an official. According to Iowa’s Athletic Director the coach “crossed the line” but still has the support of the department. Fran has issued an apology.

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