Albany Area Sports

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…
UAlbany's Claxton into Semis in 400m Hurdles
Congratulations to UAlbany's Grace Claxton, who advanced to the semifinals of the 400m hurdles last night in Rio. Claxton, representing Puerto Rico, will compete tonight in those semifinals.
Claxton finished third in her heat to advance.
Saratoga Picks Aug. 15th
After a long weekend of strange weather and racing, back again for this Monday program. Brian notched up 2 wins which gives him a 6 win lead over Mike James. Just past the midway point in the meet so we will see if Mike can make a move. Good luck...
Mike Rodak Highlights 'Big Board Sports'
That's right, people, I'm back! I appreciate Brady, Zach and Chris taking the show over for a week but here I am again, and it's a loaded Monday for my return.
On today's show we talk about the future of the Yankees being in the Bronx, A-Rod's retirement from the Yankees, the…

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