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NFL makes right call on Brady, Deflategate

Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Thor himself would have been impressed with the hammer the NFL dropped on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots Monday.

Gazette Cup gives amateurs rare opportunity to play pros

Monday, May 11, 2015
Ever dream about teeing it up against a pro golfer?

UAlbany dominates, and the goalie scores

Sunday, May 10, 2015
UAlbany lacrosse goalie Blaze Riorden scores against Cornell

What was Joe Carter doing in Ballston Spa?

Saturday, May 9, 2015
That really was Joe Carter, who won the 1993 World Series for the Toronto Blue Jays with one swing of the bat, watching a Section II baseball game between the Scotties and Niskayuna High on Friday.

Fort Plain area benefits from inventor Yerdon

Saturday, May 9, 2015
A foundation named for a Fort Plain inventor and his wife, both born in the 19th century, continues to support local charitable organizations.

Bracelets to protect kids who wander

Saturday, May 9, 2015
Parents with children who have a handicap that makes them prone to wandering — autism, say, or Down syndrome — are being offered a new tool for tracking them if they get lost.
Jazz Fest brings all ages and genres together

Jazz Fest brings all ages and genres together

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The second weekend of the 46th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival offered the best weather in memory for the 12-stage extravaganza. And the mood stayed sunny as the skies, where every day is Halloween or Mardi Gras, where the streets are full of music and folks plan lunch and dinner over breakfast and where everybody identifies with a favorite bar.

Move would let shareholders track bang for CEO bucks

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced last week that it soon would put out for public comment a pay-for-performance metric that companies would have to use annually to give shareholders another way of seeing how CEO pay tracks company financial performance and how both compare to firms in a peer group.

Local teen leaves warm bed to take turkey

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Zack Galcik of Schuylerville bags a turkey on opening day

Comedy with an asterisk

Thursday, May 7, 2015
Football air pressure probe a comedy

Don't cue the funeral dirge yet

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
I watched two episodes of “The Walking Dead” on Saturday.
Not the AMC show about shooting zombies (it is about shooting zombies, right?), but the Kentucky Derby and the Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight.

Marr has a winning style

Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Good coaches build winning programs.
Great coaches are winning ones willing and able to adapt, especially when their winning programs begin to slip. And almost all programs do eventually slip.

Men's, women's golf tourneys set

Sunday, May 3, 2015
Golf tourneys scheduled for local men, women

UAlbany domination is total

Sunday, May 3, 2015
UAlbany crushes Stony Brook, 22-9, to win AE lacrosse title

Getting in the Derby spirit

Saturday, May 2, 2015
There’s just way too much stuff going on today.
But before we get to my Kentucky Derby pick, a tip o’ the jockey helmet to the Col­onie Relays.

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