Albany Area Sports

New York Knicks Part Ways With Phil Jackson
After three seasons as the New York Knicks president, Phil Jackson and the franchise have decided to part ways. Jackson won an NBA championship with the Knicks as a player and won eleven championships as a head coach, but his success previously in his career did not translate to wins on the court fo…
USA Luge Is Coming To The Capital Region [AUDIO]
USA Luge is doing a "Slider Search" here in Schenectady Saturday June 24th 9a - 12p and 2p - 5p Central Park on Fehr Ave.  Between State St and Golf Rd.
"The White Castle USA Luge Slider Search is the official nationwide athlete recruitment tour of USA Luge, targe…
US Lacrosse Helps The Sport Grow In Albany
The U Albany Great Danes have matured into a national power in college lacrosse. In recent years head coach Scott Marr has recruited the biggest names, won big games and hosted record-breaking crowds. The city of Albany and US Lacrosse has taken notice as the popularity of Lacrosse continues to grow…
1045 The Team NBA Mock Draft
Today starting at 7pm the 2017 NBA Draft officially gets underway. After a trade was completed earlier this week, the Philadelphia 76ers now hold the #1 overall pick. Below Goz and producer Eric Hannamann gave their insights and predictions into this year's draft...
Former Capital Region Star Selected For Team USA
(Picture courtesy of @Byesline)
Former Shenendehowa basketball stand out and current Maryland Terrapin Kevin Huerter has been selected as a finalist for the Team USA U19 team. Huerter played on the U18 team last year and is one of the eighteen finalist competing for a spot on this year's team...
Tommy John Talks Yankees, Surgery and More
Earlier this week on Levack and Goz former Major League Baseball player Tommy John joined the show. Although famous for his playing career, John has become more known for the surgery that holds his namesake. Masahiro Tanaka is struggling with arms issues, and super prospect Gleyber Torres will be ou…
Why Are So Many 518 Athletes Getting Drafted Into The Majors? [AUDIO]
CBS 6's Jason Lewis filled in this week for Chris Onorato in Section 2sday. One of the biggest questions we had for Lewis was what did he make of the recent success for local kids in the Major League Baseball Draft? Most recently Kevin Smith was selected in the 4th round by the Toronto Blue Jay…
Goz Gives His Early Impressions of Big Brother 19 Cast
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The summer is officially here so that means one of my favorite reality television shows is returning to television. CBS' Big Brother debuts on Thursday June 29th. The Big Brother themed television show is popular around the world with variations in countries like Engl…
Shannon Gleason Is The Catseye Pest Control Athlete Of The Week [AUDIO]
The 518 is full of amazing athletes with great stories. From the middle schools to High Schools to the Colleges and even Rec leagues, people are playing great and doing good in the community. Thanks to our friends at Catseye Pest Control we get to take a few minutes each week to celebrate these athl…
Full List of 2017 Capital Region MLB Draftees
The capital region has a recent run of success when it comes to having local products selected in the MLB Draft. In the 2015 picture above, Niskayuna's own Garrett Whitley was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays' thirteenth overall. Just last season Ian Anderson was the third overall pick in the…
Wednesday Why?! With Levack and Goz (6/14)
Each Wednesday at 4pm, Levack and I discuss the most confusing sports stories in a segment simply called "WHY?!". It could be a coaching decision, a team, a player movement or something else. Each week we are presented with a story that has happened in the past week in sports …
2018 NBA Finals and Stanley Cup Odds
The Golden State Warriors won the NBA championship in Game 5 over the Cleveland Cavaliers. The victory marks a first career title for Finals MVP Kevin Durant and the second title in the past three seasons for the Warriors franchise. How likely is it that we see the Warriors back in the title game ne…

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