Albany Area Sports

Saratoga Picks: Aug. 10th
Back for week 3 here at the spa! Frosted with a thrilling edition of the Whitney this past weekend but we are looking at some rain today. Brian has a 5 win lead on Mike James as we almost at the halfway point in the meet. Good luck!
Brian Mariano's picks
1: no play
2: 2-5-1
3: 8-1-2-6
4: 4-1-6-7
5: 5…
Girard Picks Up Offer From George Washington
Glens Falls rising sophomore Joseph Girard III has picked up his third scholarship offer from a Division I school. He's already received offers from High Point and UAlbany and has now added George Washington to the list.
Girard averaged more than 30 points a game during his freshman season for G…
Albany Athletics Capture AABC World Series
The Albany Athletics beat the Watertown Blaze twice on Sunday to capture the AABC World Series in Connecticut.
The A's, members of the Albany Twilight League, won 6-2 and 6-5 en route to the Championship. The group finished 40-9 this season, even after losing multiple players to injury or summer…
Ian Anderson to Be Promoted to Danville
After another scoreless outing on Friday, Shenendehowa graduate and No. 3 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, Ian Anderson, will be promoted from the Gulf Coast League to the Appalachian League's Danville Braves.
In 18 innings of professional baseball thus far, Anderson has yet to a…
Can Anyone Beat Frosted in the Whitney? (AUDIO)
Heading up to Saratoga today for the running of the Whitney? We told you everything you need to know in this exclusive interview with our horse racing expert Brian Mariano, host of the Paddock Pass Podcast on 104.5 The Team.
Frosted is the heavy favorite but who are the best options to pair in your e…
Talking Team USA, Knicks and More (AUDIO)
The Olympics kicked off officially on Wednesday with the U.S. Women's Soccer team topping New Zealand, 2-0.
The Opening Ceremonies are on Friday which really signifies the beginning of the Games, and one of the most anticipated events for the United States is men's basketball...
Former ‘Cat Makes History in Debut
A big day yesterday for another former Tri-City ValleyCat: Joe Musgrove (2014) made his major league debut for the Houston Astros, tossing 4.1 innings in relief. He allowed just one hit and struck out eight.
Those eight strikeouts are the most by a reliever in his major league debut since 1900 and th…
Report: Jimmer to Play in China
It looks the NBA dream is over for now for Glens Falls native Jimmer Fredette...
After signing with the Denver Nuggets for the summer league season and playing pretty well, Fredette appears ready to take his game overseas. Jimmer's signing with the Shanghai Sharks would signify that he has come …
Albany Athletics Ready For AABC World Series (AUDIO)
The Albany Athletics are heading back to the AABC World Series for the fifth time. Play starts Thursday as the A's will travel to Connecticut after winning the Albany Twilight League title.
Manager Joe Altieri joined us today on 'Big Board Sports' to talk about his team and how this ye…
Yankees Deal of Miller Lands Great Haul (AUDIO)
The Yankees made big news on Sunday morning when they traded star closer Andrew Miller to the Indians for four prospects, headlined by outfielder Clint Frazier.
On Monday, the Yankees traded Carlos Beltran and Ivan Nova, signifying a total fire sale, one that has been made necessary by years of overp…
Anderson Continues to Dominate in Pro Ball
Four starts, four gems in professional baseball for Shenendehowa graduate Ian Anderson.
Anderson, the No. 3 pick in the MLB Draft this past June, went four innings on Saturday for the Gulf Coast League Braves. He allowed no runs and now has a 0...

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