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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.

Mets hire Randazzo for radio broadcast team

Chicago broadcast veteran Wayne Randazzo has been hired by the Mets for the pre- and post-game radio shows on flagship station WOR 710-AM. Randazzo was a sports anchor and talk show host for Chicago stations WSCR and WBBM. He has done work for ESPN, the Big Ten Network, MLB Network and Sports USA radio network. [...]

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Yankees have 21 TV spring games, nine on radio

The Yankees will have 11 spring training games on YES Network and nine on WFAN (660-AM, 101.9-FM). Michael Kay, Ken Singleton, John Flaherty, David Cone, Paul O’Neill and Al Leiter are expected back in the YES TV booth. John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman return as radio broadcasters. There will also be 10 games aired on [...]

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Fox to air four U.S. Open golf rounds in prime-time

The U.S. Open men’s golf championships will have four nights of East Coast prime-time coverage as Fox Sports takes over coverage of the U.S. Golf Association championships starting in 2015. The U.S. Open will be held in Washington state from June 18-21. Fox Sports 1 will have eight hours of afternoon and early prime coverage [...]

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Super Bowl: Michaels, Collinsworth talk about broadcasting the Big Game

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record The Super Bowl is traditionally the most-watched television program of the year, and NBC Sports will utilize tremendous resources. There are 500 employees on site, 12 mobile units, 100 microphones, 46 cameras and 33 miles of cable. The telecast will cover 10 hours, from pre-game to post-game. But a football [...]

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Super Bowl: NBC analysts examine QBs, RBs

The Super Bowl will feature great matchups of quarterbacks and running backs, said NBC Sports analysts Rodney Harrison and Tony Dungy. The Seattle Seahawks feature quarterback Russell Wilson and running back Marshawn Lynch in the backfield. The New England Patriots counter with quarterback Tom Brady and running back LeGarrette Blount. Wilson and Brady have both [...]

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Australian Open tennis finals: When, where to watch

Now that we’re here at the nitty gritty part of the Australian Open tennis championships, here’s where you can watch the finals action. During the Friday overnight – specifically at 3 a.m. Saturday – the women’s final between Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova can be seen on ESPN. The match will be replayed at 9 [...]

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Mets have 21 spring training TV games, 15 on radio

Though no official announcement has been made, it looks like the Mets will have 11 spring training games on SportsNet New York (SNY) and four on WPIX-11. All afternoon telecasts, except the first two, will be replayed later in the evening on SNY. MLB Network will have one live telecast and five tape-delayed. The Mets [...]

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Local broadcasters offer their Super Bowl picks

For several years, I have solicited the Super Bowl predictions from broadcasters we have seen and heard from in the Hudson Valley. My thanks goes out to everyone who has participated, so here goes: Gary Apple, SNY SportsNight host Seattle 24-21. Seattle’s defense has the chance to go down as amongst the best in NFL [...]

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On Sunday, mun2 becomes NBC Universo, ahead of Super Bowl

The mun2 network, geared toward a Latin audience in the United States, will be re-branded as NBC Universo on Sunday, just in time for a Spanish-language Super Bowl broadcast. NBC Universo will continue to air England’s Premier League soccer matches, as well as some other NBC Sports products. Mun2 and NBC Universo can be found [...]

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NBA League Pass is free this week

NBA League Pass is free for digital cable subscribers from Monday, Jan. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 25. All NBA games not found on national channels are available, with the exception of Knicks and Nets games within the local blackout market. The offer is available for Time Warner, Cablevision and Verizon FiOS customers, plus Cox and [...]

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