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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 most of the past 28 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.

NHL preseason hockey on TV

The NHL season is closer than you think! MSG Networks plan on broadcasting all six Rangers preseason games, two of which involve separate Devils telecasts, and a Devils-Islanders tilt from the Islanders’ future home at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. The NHL Network will also televise a game almost every night through the preseason. Here [...]

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Time Warner to televise 4 Section 9 football games

Time Warner Cable will broadcast three Section 9 football games this fall. The games are: Sept. 12, Minisink Valley at Pine Bush; Sept. 26, Monroe-Woodbury at Newburgh Free Academy; Oct. 24, Wallkill at Cornwall; Nov. 8, Section 9 Class AA final In addition, the Eastern semifinals from Dietz Stadium will be televised: Nov. 21, Class [...]

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Minisink, Pine Bush football on TWC Sports

The Minisink Valley-Pine Bush football game on Friday, Sept. 12, will air live on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel 323. There’s no word yet on other upcoming Section 9 contests on TWC Sports.

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NEC Front Row back for another season

The Northeast Conference provides free webcasts of athletic events on a service called NEC Front Row. Army volleyball’s match at Bryant on Friday (7 p.m.) and Marist’s football game at Sacred Heart on Saturday (6 p.m.) are among the early highlights. Other games include: Marist men’s soccer at Sacred Heart (Sept. 13, 12 p.m.) and [...]

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NBC group to air 25 college hockey games

The NBC Sports Group plans to broadcast 25 college hockey games this season, including 20 Notre Dame home games and six Hockey East games. The NBC Sports Network schedule: Fri. Oct. 17 – Lake Superior State at Notre Dame, 7:30 p.m.; Sat. Oct. 18 – Lake Superior State at Notre Dame, 6 p.m.; Sat. Oct. [...]

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All Fordham sports to be streamed for free

All Fordham University athletic events will be streamed online for free for the coming school year. Fordham football games will be streamed on The Patriot League Network, through CampusInsiders.com. Other Fordham sports will be streamed through the Atlantic 10 Digital Network at Atlantic10.com. Fans of the Rams in the Hudson Valley can listen to many [...]

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Last week in Sports Broadcasting history

Sorry, but I’ve been kind of busy of late, so here’s a look at This Week in Sports Broadcasting History … from last week. – The first color television broadcast of a Major League Baseball game was held on Aug. 11, 1951. WCBS-2 in New York televised an 8-1 win by the Boston Braves over [...]

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Time Warner groups sports channels

Sports fans may have to do a little extra channel surfing to find some of their favorite sports channels once Time Warner Cable makes changes effective Tuesday. The changes will not affect the standard tier of offerings (in the double-digit channels) from the ESPN networks, MSG networks, YES and SNY. But now a group of [...]

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NBA national TV schedules for 2014-15

The 2014-15 NBA schedules were announced Wednesday evening, as were the national telecasts set for ABC, ESPN, TNT and NBA TV. ABC Date Time Game Thu, Dec. 25 2:30 p.m. Oklahoma City Thunder at San Antonio Spurs 5 p.m. Cleveland Cavaliers at Miami Heat Sun, Jan. 25 1 p.m. Miami Heat at Chicago Bulls 3:30 [...]

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Giants, Jets TV: Him again?

There were seasons when I thought the late Charlie Jones was the announcer for every Jets game, and it wasn’t far from the truth. As the top market in the country, it’s not uncommon for CBS and Fox (and NBC in the past) to assign their top crews to the regional Sunday games. So it’s [...]

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