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Saratoga Race Course Wednesday Live Chat

Live chat for Wednesday, July 23rd.

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Saratoga Picks – July 23

Saratoga Race Course picks for Wednesday, July 23rd.

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Derek Fisher (.380) is one of several ValleyCats hitting over .300 (Getty Images).
Derek Fisher (.380) is one of several ValleyCats hitting over .300 (Getty Images).
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ValleyCats Surging, Finish Homestand 5-1

The Tri-City ValleyCats finished up a six-game homestand Monday night at Joe Bruno Stadium by beating the State College Spikes (Cardinals) by a score of 4-1.

The 'Cats got seven hits in the win, as well as a dominant pitching performance by righty Joe Musgrove

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Former Local Star Needs Help of Capital Region

Luther "Ticky" Burden used to wow the Capital Region with his play on the basketball court.

But the former Phillip Schuyler High School star, who played for the New York Knicks, and shined at the 1974 FIBA World Championships (20

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Syracuse Fan Gets Jim Boeheim Leg Tattoo [PHOTO]

Richard Miner, 28-year old Syracuse fan from Baldwinsville, New York, took his fandom for the Orange to a whole new level whenever he recently got this tattoo of Jim Boeheim's face on his leg.

Boeheim was asked about Miner's tattoo and told ESPN's Jeff Goodman, "I would wear long pants for the rest of my life"

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Saratoga Monday Picks

Picks for Monday, July 21st:

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Saratoga Sunday Picks

Saratoga picks for Sunday, July 20th.

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Saratoga Saturday Picks

Picks for Saturday July, 19th.

Race 1: Kamarius - Luck of the Kitten - The Truth Or Else

Race 2: Groupthink - Sol the Freud - Handy Stan

Race 3: Contrary Opinion - Cosmic Gold - Taghleeb

Race 4: Blame Jim - Money Changer - Smithereen

Race 5: Cherokee Artist - Piquant - Be Bullish

Race 6: Vischer Ferry (BB) - Thurgood - Boston Strong

Race 7: Cinco Charlie - Nonna's Boy - Bessie's Boy

Race 8: Da Mi Basia Mille (BB) - Tasmona - Divine Luck

Race 9: Battle Force - Casino Dan - Pyrite Mountain

Race 10: Strathnaver (BB) - Alterite - Stephanie's Kitten

Race 11: All Included - Alarmed Ndangerous - Alakazan Alakazan

*ST = Sure Thing

*BB = Best Bet

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Capital Region Sports Figures “Tip Their Caps”

Earlier this week, we showed you our own Townsquare Media "Tip your cap" tribute to Derek Jeter. Well, Capital Region coaches and other sports figures wanted to show their appreciation as well.

Check out the cameos from coaches/personalities from the following organizations: Union College, University at Albany, Skidmore College, Shenendehowa High School and the Tri-City ValleyCats!

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Fredette Finds New Home

After starting his career in Sacramento and finishing last season in Chicago, Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Pelicans, according to ESPN.

Fredette will get a chance to replace the departed Anthony Morrow in the Pelicans rotation

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Saratoga Opening Day Picks

Friday is opening day at Saratoga, and the picks are in.

Race 1: Kowboy Boots - Successful Brothers - Goodnewsisnonews

Race 2: Overspending (ST) - Wall Street Lady - Aimone

Race 3: Fashion Alert (ST) - Evrybdymstgetstonz(BB) - Tulira's Star

Race 4: Mumtaazah - Magsamelia - Judy Legend

Race 5: Can'thelpbelieving (ST) - Special Agent - Papy

Race 6: Saluda - Full Tap - Graeme Crackers

Race 7: Joes Blazing Aaron - Monument Hill - Tiz Sardonic Joe

Race 8: Ballerina Belle - Aventure Love - Kiss Me Lola

Race 9: Storming Inti - Tourist - Cabo Cat

Race 10: Maura's Pass (BB)- Chasing Paradise - Winter Wish

*(ST) = Sure Thing, expect the horse to win.

*(BB) = Best Bet, horse likely to finish within the top three at longer odds.

Follow me on Twitter @Joe_1045 for live advice and updates throughout the Saratoga meet!

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Vote Lyle Thompson For ESPYs

UAlbany Lacrosse star Lyle Thompson is up for 'Best Male College Athlete' tonight at the ESPYs.

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