Weekly 2015 recruiting update

Depth in Army's secondary is an area of concern for first-year coach Jeff Monken. Monken moved sophomore quarterback Tevin Long and junior running back Jared Rogers to cornerback after spring practice. The Black Knights starters - cornerbacks Josh Jenkins and Chris Carnegie and safeties Geoff Bacon and Hayden Pierce - »»Read Full Post

Trade deadline wrap-up

Well, there was certainly plenty of action in that final hour before the trade deadline this afternoon. I'll have a column in tomorrow's paper - here's the link. It's way too early to really name any winners and losers, but what Oakland and Boston did this month really stands out. »»Read Full Post

Happy birthday to Ranger Dave Maloney

Happy birthday to former Ranger, former Fox Sports NHL analyst and current MSG Network analyst Dave Maloney, born in 1956. Maloney played for the Rangers from 1974-85, finishing his last season with the Buffalo Sabres following a trade. He had 71 goals and 317 points, to go with 1,154 penalty »»Read Full Post

The Death of Colonel Hasbrouck

During my twenty years of research, two books, and many articles about Colonel Jonathan Hasbrouck, there seems to finally be a renewed interest in his life. Sometimes while I am lecturing, individuals want to talk to find out more information about him. The most frequently asked questions are what he looked liked? Are there »»Read Full Post

Gibson votes to sue Obama; Eldridge attacks

Rep. Chris Gibson joined all but five of his fellow Republicans in the House Wednesday evening, voting to sue President Barack Obama. The vote almost immediately elicited an attack from his Democratic contender Sean Eldridge, saying it was a waste of time, money and proof of Gibson's less- than-moderate status. »»Read Full Post

Berries, Berries Everywhere

Summer is my favorite time of the year.  And by favorite, I mean FAVORITE.  I love everything about summer - bring on the sun, the long days and the heat.  As a child, I spent my summers on Brant Lake, often with my cousins who would visit from Concord, New »»Read Full Post

Live Like a Dog

Live Like a Dog       Live like a dog. Or a cat. Or a rabbit, hamster, ferret or so many of our animal friends. This is a lesson I learn each and every day. It is the greatest gift our companion animals share with us. Live like a »»Read Full Post

Working lunch at Eddie’s Roadhouse in Warwick.

Working lunch at Eddie’s Roadhouse in Warwick. »»Read Full Post

NFL over-under win totals: Let the games begin

This might be my favorite time of the year, not that there is a ton going on in the sports world, but it’s a beautiful month thanks to the blissful combination of sunny weather and the start of NFL training camp. As such, fans have begun launching spirited arguments regarding »»Read Full Post

Important state meetings this week

The central committee of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association will be holding its summer meeting in Lake Placid from Tuesday through Thursday. Among the items for consideration are raising the number of allowable basketball games to 20 in time for the 2015-16 season; approval of the »»Read Full Post