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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.

CFL returns to ESPN networks

ESPN will open its Canadian Football League schedule with four games on its TV networks this week. ESPN networks have 13 regular-season games scheduled through August 13, with more to be announced later. The networks will also carry the CFL playoffs and Grey Cup championship in the fall. Montreal Alouettes night games can be heard [...]

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Renegades return to 1260, 920, 1420 AM

The Hudson Valley Renegades return to New York-Penn League action next Monday in Aberdeen, Md., the start of a 76-game schedule. The home opener is Wednesday, which will be the first of 38 home radiocasts on Beacon’s WBNR (1260-AM), Kingston’s WGHQ (920-AM) and Peekskill’s WLNA (1420-AM). There will also be three road games from Staten [...]

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An early look at fall college football TV schedules

The major sporting networks have released the early portion of their college football schedules for the fall of 2017. One big change this season is Fox acquiring rights to some Big 10 football, and the network was quick to grab the Ohio State-Michigan game from ABC/ESPN. Fox plans on airing a number of Saturday tripleheaders, [...]

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NCAA track and field qualifiers include five locals

NCAA Division I East Region qualifiers (Thursday-Saturday, Lexington, Ky.) Army men: Nickolas Causey, junior, 800 meters, No. 32 seed, 1:49.22; Keagan Smith, freshman, 1,500, No. 38 seed, 3:45.69; Jacob Fong, senior, 3,000 steeplechase, No. 27 seed, 8:56.46; Jeff Giannettino, sophomore, high jump, No. 32 seed, 2.11 meters; Lee Bares, junior, pole vault, No. 18 seed, [...]

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Section 9 boys lacrosse tournament brackets

Class A Semifinal Monday, May 22 No. 3 Valley Central at No. 2 Kingston, 7 p.m. Final Wednesday, May 24 Valley Central-Kingston winner vs. No. 1 Monroe-Woodbury, at Middletown, 7 p.m. Class B Semifinal Monday, May 22 No. 3 Cornwall at No. 2 Warwick, 4:30 p.m. Final Wednesday, May 24 Cornwall-Warwick winner vs. No. 1 [...]

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World Hockey Championships update

The quarterfinal round of the IIHF World Hockey Championships will take place Thursday, with three of the four contests on live U.S. television. The United States – riding a six-game win streak in the tournament – will face Finland at 10:15 a.m. ET in a game televised live by NBC Sports Network. It will also [...]

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Final Premier League Sunday TV schedule

The final Sunday for England’s Premier League soccer will have all 10 matches televised simultaneously on an NBC-owned channel at 10 a.m. Chelsea has already wrapped up the championship so the attention turns to the chase for a top-four position and spot in the lucrative UEFA Champions League. The top matches will be shown on [...]

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NBC Sports, NHL Network to carry World Hockey Championships

NBC Sports and NHL Network will present the IIHF World Hockey Championships, featuring games from Team USA, starting Friday. Five of the Team USA telecasts will be televised live by NHL Network and streamed live on NBCsports.com and the NBC Sports app, and then presented on tape-delay on NBC Sports Network. Two games (May 10 [...]

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Dolson draws just one national TV broadcast

Fans of former Minisink Valley and UConn basketball standout Stefanie Dolson will have to work a bit harder to find televised games for the newest acquisition of the Chicago Sky. The ESPN schedule of 16 regular-season games has just one Chicago game – July 18 at Seattle, 9 p.m. (ESPN2). The Chicago Sky website lists [...]

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Likely 2017 NFL TV schedules for New York market

The NFL schedule was released on Thursday night, and here’s a look at the likely schedule for the New York market. A couple interesting points: the Jets and Giants are scheduled to play at the same time on five occasions (Sept. 24, Oct. 1 and 8, Dec. 10 and 31) – this is rather unusual [...]

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