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Ken McMillan

Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 34 years. He reports on college sports, including Army and Marist College. He also writes on TV/radio sports news, having worked in local cable television and radio in the past. He is a best-selling author.

Regional broadcast media make Super Bowl predictions

The Hudson Valley is lucky to have so many talented broadcasters available locally and in the New York City market. Many of these friends and acquaintances were kind enough to keep up a tradition and provide their Super Bowl predictions for my blog. I would like to thank all of these folks for participating. Rich [...]

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WGNY/ESPN adds Westwood One radio programming

Newburgh radio station WGNY (1220-AM, 97.3-FM) has affiliated with national program provider Westwood One Radio. WGNY will air Sunday’s Super Bowl game, NCAA regular-season and tournament basketball games and the Summer Olympics. WGNY remains an ESPN Radio affiliate, airing national talk-show programming, plus college football and basketball. Westwood One also carries Masters golf action, NCAA [...]

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Men’s gymnastics: Army second at West Point Open

Army coach Doug Van Everen was thinking his gymnastics team could pull off a huge upset at the West Point Open on Friday night after his team held a decent lead over multi-champion Penn State after three rotations. Then the pommel horse doomed the Black Knights with multiple falls and form breaks. Penn State roared [...]

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Sports TV history: Jan. 12

The New York Jets beat the Baltimore Colts in Super Bowl III, in 1969. It was the first victory by the American Football League champion over the National Football League champ. A huge television audience watched the NBC telecast, anchored by Curt Gowdy and Al DeRogatis, of the game played at the Miami Orange Bowl. [...]

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This day in Sports TV history: Jan. 11

Happy birthday to soccer announcer John Paul Dellacamera, born in 1952. He currently calls games for the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer and formerly called the New York Red Bulls on MSG Network and the “new” New York Cosmos on SNY. He has called World Cup action for ESPN and ABC, including the 1999 [...]

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On this date: Dwight Clark makes “The Catch”

As we enjoy the first weekend of the NFL playoffs, let’s go back to a memorable game on this date from 1982. The Dallas Cowboys visited the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC championship, and Niners quarterback Joe Montana engineered a winning touchdown drive culminated with one of the more famous catches – by Dwight [...]

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MLS: Red Bulls secure 16 national TV matches in 2016

The New York Red Bulls open the Major League Soccer season on Sunday, March 6, at Red Bull Arena. Sixteen matches will air on national television, including two New York Derby matchups on Fox Sports, and remaining games will likely be televised by the MSG Networks (MSG, MSG Plus). Four games will air on ESPN, [...]

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Did you know? College football bowl TV history

The history of college football bowl games on television is rich with the greatest broadcast talent, and that is never more evident than over the New Year’s holidays. The 1952 Rose Bowl was the first national telecast of a college football game, and through the first 66 years the Grand Daddy of them all featured [...]

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MSG, NYRA announce new horse racing TV pact

Madison Square Garden Networks and the New York Racing Association will present a live, daily racing series in 2016. From May 18-October 2, MSG Plus will produce live, multi-hour racing shows from Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. The Belmont TV series will run Wednesdays through Sundays from 4-6 p.m., and the Saratoga TV series [...]

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This weekend’s college football TV, radio, web schedule

It’s championship week for Football Bowl Division leagues, and there will be xxx matchups featuring AP Top 25 teams and xxx more with teams receiving votes. Teams in the Top 25 are marked in RED and those receiving votes are in ORANGE. It’s also playoff weeks for Football Championship Subdivision (formerly Div. 1-AA). Teams in [...]

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