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Mayweather Talks McGregor and More with ESPN
In less than three weeks, the long rumored mega fight between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and UFC super star Conor McGregor will take place in Las Vegas. Recently, Mayweather sat down with ESPN's Stephen A Smith in an interview that covered a wide variety of topics...
Jimmer Fredette: Opportunities Abound in China
During only one season in the Chinese Basketball Association, Jimmer Fredette gained national notoriety, a shoe deal and a nickname, Jimo Dashen - The Lonely Master, proving his demigod status.
In a country with more basketball fans than there are people in the United States, Jimmer has marketing opp…
Closer’s Saratoga Picks (July 28)
The weekend of Travers prep races is upon us and we will start it off with the Curlin stakes, which goes as Race 9 on Friday. Local trainer Chad Brown sends out (#7) You're to Blame coming off a solid second place finish in the Easy Goer at Belmont...
Closers Saratoga Selections (July 24th)
Looks like it will be a wet one today at the Spa, so we will look for some long shots to come in. Started off the weekend really hot but the picks have cooled off like the temperatures on this Monday of closing week. Never the less it's time to fire some bullets and get back on the winning tren…
Closers Saratoga Picks (July 22)
As we move to the first Saturday in the meet, the first grade 1 of the season is upon us and we get to see the great filly Lady Eli. Up against her stablemate Antonoe, local trainer Chad brown seems to have this grade 1 locked up for the second year in a row...
Wednesday WHY?! With Levack and Goz (7/19)
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 …
TVG Analyst Todd Schrupp Talks About His Friend Paul Lo Duca
For all of us who spend our days at the racetrack, we all have a group of people who frequent the track with us. The guy who has his head buried in the racing form and has all the angles, the guy who always bets the long shot, even the guy who's there to just drink all the adult beverages...
Wednesday WHY?! With Levack and Goz
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 …
Monday Mirages With Levack and Goz
Each Monday at 4pm Levack and I recap the weekend  in a segment called "Monday Mirages". Does it having lasting power, or is it just a one week mirage? This week it was the injuries piling up for the New York Yankees. Will the injury to super prospect Gleyber Torres cost the t…
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 …
Hall of Famer Rick Barry Joins 1045 The Team
This past Monday, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers to win their second NBA championship in the past three seasons. This year's title is forty two years removed from when the Golden State Warriors won a previous title with a hall of famer...

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