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Getting American Pharoah to Saratoga still a long shot
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Getting American Pharoah to Saratoga still a long shot

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
I might warm up to the current New York Racing Association front office if they ever put self-imposed caps on use of the words “enhanced,” “guest” and “experience.”
 
Siena basketball team wins by losing

Siena basketball team wins by losing

Tuesday, June 23, 2015
On Jimmy Patsos’ nightstand is Malcolm Gladwell’s “David and Goliath.” The book offers a different interpretation on the well-told story from the Book of Samuel, examining how an apparent disadvantage can be a strength — and that David may not have been as big an underdog as everyone thinks.
 

Golf: Muro plays for Goody Fund

Sunday, June 21, 2015
Bob Muro used his sand wedge five times.
 
Amateur golfers to pros: just play
SCHENECTADY

Amateur golfers to pros: just play

Sunday, June 21, 2015
The greens were fast. Some tweaks and changes had been made, and not just cosmetic ones.
 
Some new bling for a working man

Some new bling for a working man

Saturday, June 20, 2015
It’s huge.
Like, scary huge.
 

Long history of cougar claims in Adirondacks

Friday, June 19, 2015

Myself, I’m not in a hurry to meet a cougar in the woods.
 

Ice cream and sweet sauce in Amsterdam

Friday, June 19, 2015

With its marble soda fountain, polished oak booths and tin ceiling, Wilson’s Drug Store on East Main Street in Amsterdam was a beloved landmark.
 
ValleyCats have no time to waste
TROY

ValleyCats have no time to waste

Friday, June 19, 2015
If Scott Weathersby, Tri-City ValleyCats pitcher by way of Hattiesburg, Mississippi and the University of Mississippi, was asked to toss a bat knob-up for someone to catch, he would have no idea why he was doing it, or what he would be expected to do next.
 
Compromise finally brings Cup Uptown
ALBANY

Compromise finally brings Cup Uptown

Thursday, June 18, 2015
I’m not a big steak person.
 

‘Smart’  energy  project set  for launch

Thursday, June 18, 2015
National Grid, the gas and electric utility serving the Capital Region, picked Clifton Park for a demonstration project to see how best to incorporate “smart” energy technology into residential life.
 
Gordon at Egg; Tuck & Patti at Van Dyck

Gordon at Egg; Tuck & Patti at Van Dyck

Thursday, June 18, 2015
This week it's Mike Gordon, Tuck & Patti, the Clearwater Fest and more.
 
A-Rod shuffling into history

A-Rod shuffling into history

Wednesday, June 17, 2015
Here comes A-Rod and another one of his adorable milestones.
 
Scotia volunteer mourned by baseball 'family'
SCOTIA

Scotia volunteer mourned by baseball 'family'

Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Longtime volunteer Brian Weiner died with no next-of-kin. But the baseball community stepped up.
 
King James MVP

King James MVP

Sunday, June 14, 2015
If he bleeds, he leads.
 

Down the Fairway: Fitzgerald ready to check last state off his list

Sunday, June 14, 2015
Mark Fitzgerald is nearing a golfing dream that few others will ever have a chance to fulfill.
 
 

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