Hometown Hero

2017 Belmont Stakes Field
This Saturday the final leg of horse racing's triple Crown will be run at Belmont Park. The biggest story line in this year's field is that neither the Kentucky Derby nor the Preakness winner will be in the field. Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and Preakness winner Cloud Computing, …
Steve Carell and Emma Stone in New Sports Film
The first pictures have been released from the upcoming newest sports film starring Academy Award nominee Steve Carell and Academy Award winner Emma Stone. Battle of the Sexes will profile the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King (Stone) and Bobby Riggs (Carell)...
Dion Lewis’ Mother Linda Joins Big Board Sports
Capital Region native, Dion Lewis, has a chance to achieve immortality with the New England Patriots next Sunday as he and his teammates are 60 minutes away from a Super Bowl title. The former Albany High School and Albany Academy standout has made the Pats offense more dynamic since returning from …
Jimmer Dropped 50
Want to hear something not very surprising? Jimmer Fredette dropped 50 points this past weekend for the Shanghai Sharks in the Chinese basketball Association. Granted, the Sharks lost the game to Sichuan, but do we care? Not really. Jimmer still leads the CBA in scoring with nearly 37 points per gam…
Kate ‘The Cop’ of Albany Named April Hometown Hero
County Waste has partnered with us to honor those in our communities who are truly making a difference.
All throughout 2015, we will be recognizing one “hero” per month based on their inspirational feats, work helping their neighbors and every day passion...