Tuesday takeaways: Oklahoma

Jeff Monken is well versed in the history of Oklahoma football. Monken mentioned Bud Wilkinson and the legendary Sooner teams of the 1950s during his press conference Tuesday. He also recalled watching Oklahoma and Barry Switzer's teams as a kid. "It's historically been a great football program," Monken said during »»Read Full Post

Faso, Delgado trade jabs over "age tax" claim in TV ad

Rep. John Faso went after Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado for charging in a recent TV commercial that the bill Faso supported last year in Republicans' failed attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act would have let health insurers hike premiums for older enrollees - a cost increase that »»Read Full Post

Monroe-Woodbury wrestler Marco Vespa picks Penn State

Monroe-Woodbury senior Marco Vespa has committed to wrestle at three-time defending national champion Penn State. Vespa placed third in the state at 120 pounds and was voted the most outstanding wrestler at the Section 9 Division I tournament last season. He is a three-time Section 9 champion. Vespa's 169 career »»Read Full Post

Sprint football: Seven locals on new St. Thomas Aquinas team for debut

The new sprint football team at nearby Saint Thomas Aquinas (Sparkill, Rockland County) opens play Saturday by hosting Post University at 6 p.m. STAC hits the road for games with Caldwell (Sept. 22), Army (Sept. 29) and Franklin Pierce (Oct. 13), hosts Cornell (Oct. 20), travels to Chestnut Hill (Oct. »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV THIS WEEKEND ONWARD! 9/13

THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 13THGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has an Bell’s Tasting 6pm - 9pm!The Ruck in Troy has an Alewife Brewing Capital Region Launch + Party Like It’s 1999 5pm - 11pm!Rare Form Brewing has a Sour Night 4pm - 10pm!World of Beer in Albany has a Sam Adams »»Read Full Post

NHL Network, MSG Networks preseason game schedule

The NHL Network will televise 29 live preseason contests, beginning with Friday's NHL China Series matchup between Boston and Calgary. The network will also be providing tape-delayed contests throughout its broadcast day. The schedule of live games: Friday, September 14 Boston vs. Calgary, Sat. 2:30 a.m. Sunday, September 16 Washington »»Read Full Post