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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.

Eight NFL preseason games announced for TV; plus Giants, Jets schedules

The Pittsburgh Steelers take on the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL Hall of Fame Game, the first of eight nationally televised preseason football games. NBC has the telecast on Sunday, Aug. 9, at 8 p.m. The rest of the national TV schedule: Thur. Aug. 20 – Buffalo at Cleveland, 8 p.m. (ESPN) Sun. Aug. 23 [...]

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Minor league baseball listings: You’re welcome

With all the attention on Major League Baseball’s opening week, Thursday’s start to minor league baseball season probably slipped under the radar. Action in Triple-A, Double-A and long-season Single-A has gotten underway, and our online Sports TV/radio/web listings will reflect teams of local interest (the newspaper print version is limited by space). For the duration [...]

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State basketball finals on TWCS, and spillover Ch. 325

Time Warner Cable SportsChannel (Ch. 323) will be televising the New York State Public High School Athletic Association boys’ basketball championship games from the Glens Falls Civic Center. Time Warner is also producing the girls’ championship finals from Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Those games will air on Time Warner Ch. 325. Section 9 [...]

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College basketball updated Sat. March 14 TV schedule

Men’s basketball Purdue-Wisconsin, 1 p.m. (WCBS-2, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22) Auburn-Kentucky, 1 p.m. (ESPN; WestwoodOneSports.com) Hampton-Delaware State, 1 p.m. (ESPN2) Virginia Commonwealth-Davidson, 1:30 p.m. (CBS Sports Net) La. Lafayette-Georgia State, 2 p.m. (ESPN3) Michigan State-Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (WCBS-2, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22) Middle Tennessee-Ala. Birmingham, 3:30 p.m. (Fox Sports 1) Temple-SMU, 3 p.m. (ESPN2) [...]

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Harvard-Yale hoops playoff on MSG Plus

The Ivy League men’s basketball playoff between Harvard and Yale will be televised by MSG Plus at 4 p.m. Saturday. There will be a 3:30 p.m. pregame show and a post-game show to follow. Yale lost to Dartmouth last week, failing in its bid to win the Ivy League title outright. The Ivy League is [...]

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WPIX-11 to televise 25 Mets games in 2015

The Mets will have 25 regular-season games on WPIX-11 this season. It is the 16th year in a row that WPIX has carried the Mets, after a long relationship with WWOR-9. The games will be produced by SportsNet New York (SNY) and will use the SNY announcers Gary Cohen, Keith Hernandez and Ron Darling. The [...]

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College hoops on TV for Sunday, March 8

The first week of college basketball tournaments is coming to an end on Sunday and Monday, so here’s a look at what to watch on TV on Sunday: Men’s basketball Memphis-Cincinnati, 12 p.m. (WCBS-2, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22) Winthrop-Coastal Carolina, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN2) Penn State-Minnesota, 1 p.m. (Big Ten) Stony Brook-Vermont, 1 p.m. (ESPN3) Illinois State-Northern [...]

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Free preview week for MLS Direct Kick

With the start of the Major League Soccer (MLS) season this weekend, InDemand will be offering a free preview of MLS Direct Kick for digital cable customers from March 7-15. Those channels can be found in the NBA League Pass tier. The early season price offering is $79 for the season. A total of 236 [...]

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College basketball tourney TV time: Friday, March 6

It’s a busy day for college basketball tournaments, for both men and women. Here’s a look at Friday’s updated schedule: Men’s basketball Charleston Southern-Longwood, 12 p.m. (TWC 398, ESPN3) Wichita State-So. Illinois, 1 p.m. (Fox College Atlantic, ESPN3) Radford-Winthrop, 2:30 p.m. (ESPN3) Illinois State-Evansville, 3:30 p.m. (Fox College Atlantic, ESPN3) N.C. Greensboro-Samford, 6 p.m. (TWC [...]

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Yankees have 21 games on WPIX-11

The Yankees will have 21 games air on WPIX-11 this season, utilizing the talent and production crew from YES. The Mets are not releasing their WPIX schedule until March 12. The Yankees on WPIX-11 in 2015: Friday, April 10 – Red Sox, 7 p.m. Monday, April 13 – at Orioles, 7 p.m. Sunday, April 19 [...]

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