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The 2015 Tri-City ValleyCats (Brady Farkas).
The 2015 Tri-City ValleyCats (Brady Farkas).
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ValleyCats Blank Yankees in Home Opener

Much like the "real" Yankees, who couldn't score in Houston last night, the Staten Island Yankees couldn't muster any offense either, falling 6-0 to the Tri-City ValleyCats at Joe Bruno Stadium.

It was the New York-Penn League home opener for the ValleyCats, who moved to 4-3 with the win

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Bill Ziskin of UAlbany Athletics
Bill Ziskin of UAlbany Athletics
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UAlbany’s Riorden Up For ESPY’s ‘Best Play’

While the University at Albany men's lacrosse team didn't achieve it's ultimate goal of winning an NCAA championship, the Danes continue to live on in the memory of fans across the country.

Despite losing to Notre Dame in the NCAA quarterfinals, UAlbany will be remembered for the dominance of Lyle Thompson and his back-to-back Tewaaraton Awards

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UVA Wins NCAA Title, Gets Past Vandy

I know we don't spend a lot of time talking college baseball at 1045theteam.com, but it's worth noting that the University of Virginia toppled Vanderbilt in Game 3 of the College World Series finals last night

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Brady Farkas
Brady Farkas
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ValleyCats Player Goes 5-6 as Cats Get Set to Come Home

The Tri-City ValleyCats got a performance for the ages on Tuesday night, leaving just one game left until the 'Cats return home for the home opener on Thursday night.

ValleyCats first baseman Bryan Muniz went 5-6 in an 11-4 win over Brooklyn

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UAlbany's Evan Singletary shoots over Siena's Rob Poole this past season (UAlbany Athletics).
UAlbany's Evan Singletary shoots over Siena's Rob Poole this past season (UAlbany Athletics).
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‘Albany Cup’ Deal Done

After months of questions, concern, and speculation, the administrations at Siena College and the University at Albany have reached an agreement to keep the "Albany Cup" basketball rivalry going.

As was previously reported, the deal is for three years

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Brett Bisping (Siena Athletics)
Brett Bisping (Siena Athletics)
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Siena to Open With Duke, Wisconsin

As we reported was a possibility last week, the Siena Saints men's basketball team will open up its 2015-16 season as part of the 2K Wounded Warrior Classic.

It had previously been thought that the Saints would open in the same tournament against VCU

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UAlbany Star to Represent Country in University Games

UAlbany basketball star Peter Hooley will represent Australia in the upcoming World University Games in South Korea.

The games, which take place from July 3-14, pit university athletes from around the world against each other in an Olympic-style setting

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Patsos on Albany Cup: ‘Don’t Worry, We Will Be Playing’

The Albany Cup saga has been encompassing the area basketball scene for months. There has been a lot of debate about whether the game will be played in 2015-16 and beyond.

Concerns have risen about UAlbany's desire to hold a game at SEFCU Arena, and with the rise of the Danes' program, they have some leverage despite the Times Union Center being the bigger venue

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Capital Region Umpires Banding Together to Fight Cancer

Beginning tomorrow, June 18th, and going until June 28th, the umpires of the Capital Region will be helping to fight cancer by raising awareness and money for cancer research.

Today, I was joined by Eastern New York Umpire Association umpire Jim Dalton, who outlined exactly what is happening:

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Thomas Huerter Offered by Siena

My first reaction? It's about time.

While Kevin Huerter has stolen all the local basketball headlines since the end of March, it's nice to see his brother Thomas getting in on the action.

This is the first D-1 offer for Thomas (a senior)

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Montgomery Biscuits
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Jaime Schultz Joins Us

We've talked a lot about Maple Hill graduate Jaime Schultz this season at 1045theteam.com, and on Tuesday morning, Schultz talked with us.

Schultz is 5-3 this season with a 3.11 ERA for the Montgomery Biscuits, the AA affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays

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The JPP And Giants Saga Takes Bad Turn

The New York Giants kick off its three day mandatory minicamp Tuesday morning, and it looks like unsettled defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will not be in attendance.

Pierre-Paul has skipped all of the Giants voluntary workouts this offseason while working out instead at home with his personal trainer

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