The pursuit of a Super Bowl Ring just took a new twist for the Buffalo Bills. According to an article by Sports Illustrated's Justin Barrasso, "a Bills scout" has reached out to Unites States Olympic gold medalist in men’s freestyle 125-kilogram, Gable Steveson and they aren't the only NFL team or professional sport to pursue Gable's gold.
Then there are the other athletes. The ones that train their entire lives for this moment in time. The hours of early mornings and late nights, eating right, working out, honing your craft. Opportunity doesn't present itself twice for many of these athletes. Fans or not, this is what they live for and if the games are being played, they are
ready to go.
Summer camps are a long standing tradition in most places but especially in the Capital Region. Parents often use camps as a way of keeping their kids constructively occupied during the summer months. Sports camps are especially popular locally. Unfortunately, it looks like some of the most popular camps will not operate for a second consecutive year.
This Monday, February 22nd will mark the 41 year anniversary of "The Miracle On Ice" in the 1980 Winter Olympics. An amazing group of amateur hockey players upset the greatest hockey team in the world with a 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union. In honor of one of if not the greatest upsets of all time. Buzz Schnieder and Mike Eruzione joined us to let us know what they're up to now and if they ever get tired of hearing "DO YOU BELIEVE IN MIRACLES?!"
We here in Upstate New York not only take snow for granted we sometimes curse it. After watching 8 year old Tiago from Southern Florida make his first snowball you might have a tougher time cursing away the "white stuff." Make A Wish of Northeast New York granted Tiago's wish and I can't stop smiling.
Before he even turned the age of 22, Luke McDermott faced his most difficult choice in life: give up and feel sorry for himself or become the best version of his new self. In the way you would expect a Marine to do, Luke chose the latter.
Chris Mazdzer grew up in Saranac Lake and began his Luge career at 8 year's old making runs at Lake Placid. Now he has a Silver medal, matching the best finish ever for USA Luge and the highest finish ever for Men's Single Luge.