On Friday's edition of 'The Drive with Dan Bahl', we were visited in-studio by Dr. Kristie Bowers, the Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

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RPI Athletics

We spoke extensively with Dr. Bowers about her transition from Boston University to RPI, and her experiences in her first year leading the athletic department in Troy. Also, we spoke about the future of the athletic department at RPI, and namely, the future of the storied Engineers' men's hockey program.

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Scroll below to hear our conversation with Dr. Bowers. The interview aired during a single segment on Friday's show, but has been split into two parts for replay:

Ten Times Capital Region Sports Teams Won Their League's Title

Sports fans in the Capital Region have been lucky enough to see a few championships over the years. Do you remember these ten stories of teams winning titles?

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One Famous Athlete Born in Each of the Capital Region's 11 Counties

From the "big four" professional sports leagues, to the Olympics and beyond, a number of famous athletes were born and raised right here in the Capital Region. Here is one famous athlete from each of the 11 counties in the Capital District.

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