Albany Area Sports

Whitley Impresses in Return to Capital Region (AUDIO)
Garrett Whitley, the No. 13 overall draft pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft, made his first trip to the Capital Region as a professional this weekend, playing a three-game set against the Tri-City ValleyCats as a member of the Hudson Valley Renegades...
Giants and Josh Brown Headline ‘Big Board Sports’
I feel like I say this every day, but it's another big-time edition of 'Big Board Sports' with Rodger Wyland today on this Tuesday.
On today's show we break down a tough Yankees loss in Seattle last night, even though I know my producer, Brady Farkas, will be happy...
Whitley Gets DH Monday at ‘The Joe’
Rains washed away Game 2 of Niskayuna native Garrett Whitley's return to the Capital Region, as the meeting between his Hudson Valley Renegades and the Tri-City ValleyCats was postponed.
Good news for 518 fans though? The two teams will play a doubleheader Monday at 5 p...
UAlbany Excited For Partnership With 104.5 The Team (AUDIO)
Earlier this week it was announced that the University at Albany and ESPN Radio 104.5 The Team have partnered together to bring Great Danes football and men's basketball to our airwaves.
It's a win for both sides, as we get to bring high-level Division I athletics to the Albany market and it's a win …
Shaker Grad Hoffman Roughed Up in Debut
Shaker High School product Jeff Hoffman was roughed up in his first Major League start on Saturday afternoon, surrendering six runs in four-plus innings to the Chicago Cubs, including a mammoth home run to Cubs star Kris Bryant.
That said, Hoffman's debut wasn't as bad as the box score woul…
Albany Native Dion Lewis Needs Second Surgery
Last week we spoke to Kevin Duffy of MassLive.com and he told us that Albany native and Patriots running back Dion Lewis had been somewhat of a mystery at training camp this year in that people hadn't seen him around.
And on Sunday, we got some clarity for the lack of activity for Lewis:
Accordin…
ValleyCats to Host All-Star Game in 2017
The Tri-City ValleyCare are used to having a big presence at the New York Penn-League all-star games, and in 2017, they'll be the hosts of the party.
The 'Cats sent three players to the game this week at Dutchess Stadium in Wappingers Falls including catcher Chuckie Robinson, who we spoke t…
Saratoga Picks Aug. 17th
It's Alabama week and we start it off with a card full of short priced favorites. Brian stretched his lead to 7 over Mike James after Monday but with this type of card, anything can happen. Good luck!
Brian Mariano's picks
1: no play
2: 5-1-2-4
3: 5-2-3-4
4: 2-6-1
5: 4-3-9-5
6: 8-1-5-6
7: 4-6-3-2
8…
Dion Lewis Not Participating in Camp + More (AUDIO)
The Patriots received a big scare on Monday afternoon, as tight end Rob Gronkowski gingerly walked off the practice field. Gronk is one of the most vital offensive pieces in the sport and has proven it since he came in the league in 2010.
In the time that Gronk spends on the field, Pats QB ratings ar…

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