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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.

College football TV, radio, web schedule 9-8-16

If  last weekend was considered the best as far as outstanding college football matchups, this weekend is far from that. Not a single Top-25 showdown is on the TV schedule, but there are plenty of top teams in action. Top 25 teams are marked in RED, and those receiving votes in ORANGE. In Division I-AA, [...]

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Labor Day weekend is rich in college football

College football is back, and this extended holiday weekend is just the first of hundreds of games to be shown on broadcast and cable television and webstreamed. This weekend is touted as one of the best in year with regards to matchups featuring AP Top 25 teams. Teams marked in RED are AP Top 25 [...]

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Premier League soccer returns Saturday on NBC networks

The English Premier League – considered by many the best national soccer league in the world – returns to NBC Universal networks starting Saturday morning. In general, there is usually tripleheader action on Saturdays, doubleheaders on Sunday mornings and a Monday afternoon contest. NBC Sports Network usually airs a Saturday doubleheader at 7:30 a.m. and [...]

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Opening week of NFL preseason telecasts

The NFL Network isn’t releasing its preseason schedule of games until Aug. 8, but here’s an early look at the first week of game programming. Thursday, Aug. 11 New Orleans-New England, 7:30 p.m. (LIVE) Denver-Chicago, 11 p.m. Friday, Aug. 12 Washington-Atlanta, 1:30 a.m. Jacksonville-Jets, 10 a.m. Carolina-Baltimore, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay-Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Detroit-Pittsburgh, 7 [...]

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NBC networks to air 106 NHL games

The New York Rangers will make four appearances on NBC next season and six exclusive games on NBC Sports Network. The New York Islanders make two exclusive appearances on NBCSN, including the March 22 game at Madison Square Garden. The New Jersey Devils get one national appearance, though the game will be blacked out in [...]

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NFL radio schedules for early 2016

ESPN Radio has scheduled its first nine games over the opening five weeks of the NFL schedule. Newburgh radio station WGNY (1220-AM, 97.3-FM in Poughkeepsie area) may carry some or all of these contests. New York City’s WEPN (98.7-FM) has generally not carried these contests due to NFL territory blackout restrictions and scheduling conflicts. Sunday, [...]

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Verizon FiOS adds access to YES Network via app

YES Network programming can now be accessed by Verizon FiOS customers via the FoxSportsGo app, with proper authentication of your service. Customers of Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Optimum and DirecTV have been able to access YES Network programming for some time now. FoxSportsGo will carry YES programming (which includes the Yankees, Brooklyn Nets, New York [...]

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World Hockey championships in final eight

The IIHF World Hockey Championships have reached the playoff round. NBC Sports Network will carry two quarterfinal playoffs on Thursday. First, USA faces the Czech Republic at 9 a.m., followed by Canada vs. Sweden at 1 p.m. NBC Sports Live Extra will stream the Finland-Denmark match at 9:15 a.m., followed by Russia-Germany at 1:15 p.m. [...]

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NBC Sports airing Team USA hockey at Worlds

NBC Sports will televise seven preliminary round games for Team USA at the World Hockey Championships starting next week. NBC Sports Live Extra will provide live webcasts of all seven games, plus the playoff rounds. NBC Sports Network has six of the seven preliminary round telecasts, with one still to be determined. There is a [...]

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2016 NFL TV, radio schedules for New York market

Sunday, August 7 Green Bay-Indianapolis, 8 p.m. (ESPN, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM) Thursday, August 11 Rotating games, 7 p.m. (NFL Red Zone) Jacksonville-Jets, 7:30 p.m. (WCBS-2, WEPN 98.7-FM) Carolina-Baltimore, 7:30 p.m. (WBAL 1090-AM, WBT 1110-AM) Denver-Chicago, 8 p.m. (WBBM 780-AM) Friday, August 12 Minnesota-Cincinnati, 7:30 p.m. (WLW 700-AM, WCKY 1530-AM) Minnesota-Cincinnati – or – Detroit-Pittsburgh, 7:30 [...]

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