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Ken McMillan

Sports editor Ken McMillan has been covering sports since he got his first writing job in 1979. He has covered Section 9 athletics for the past 35 years. He reports on local college and high school. 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.

NFL preseason live and taped on TV, satellite radio

A full slate of National Football League week one preseason games kicks off Thursday. Here is the schedule of live and taped-delay games on NFL Network, in case you want to program the DVR, and a listing of live radio broadcasts on satellite provider Sirius XM. ALL GAMES ON NFL NETWORK, unless indicated Thursday, August [...]

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NFL preseason TV and radio schedule

The NFL preseason gets underway is just over one week, with the Hall of Fame Game making a Thursday night appearance this year. The Giants will appear on WNBC-4 and WCBS 880-AM (due to conflicts with Yankees games). The Jets will appear on WCBS-2 and WEPN 98.7-FM. The NFL Network has a large slate of [...]

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Auto racing weekend TV schedule

NASCAR OVERTON’S 400 Site: Joliet, Illinois. Schedule: Saturday, practice, 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. (NBCSN), qualifying, 7:05 p.m. (NBCSN); Sunday, race, 2:30 p.m., NBCSN. Track: Chicagoland Speedway (oval, 1.5 miles). Race distance: 400 miles, 267.5 laps. ___ XFINITY OVERTON’S 300 Site: Joliet, Illinois. Schedule: Friday, practice, 4:35 & 7:35 p.m. (NBCSN); Saturday, qualifying, 12:40 p.m. [...]

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Auto racing weekend TV coverage

NASCAR TOYOTA/SAVE MART 350 Site: Sonoma, California. Schedule: Friday, practice, 2:40 & 5:40 p.m. (FS1); Saturday, qualifying, 2:45 p.m. (FS1); Sunday, race, 3 p.m., FS1 Track: Sonoma Raceway (road, 1.98 miles). ___ CAMPING WORLD TRUCK EATON 200 Site: Madison, Illinois. Schedule: Friday, practice, 3:35 & 5:35 p.m., practice, 7:35 p.m. (FS2); Saturday, qualifying, 5:45 p.m., [...]

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French Open tennis TV and web schedule

NBC Sports and Tennis Channel will provide 15 days of French Open tennis coverage starting Sunday. NBC’s announce team features Ted Robinson, John McEnroe and Mary Carillo. NBC will air eight days of coverage, mostly on weekends and including the semifinals on June 7-8. NBC’s coverage will also be streamed on NBCsports.com and on the [...]

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Soap box derby broadcast on WDLC

The annual Port Jervis Soap Box Derby will be broadcast live on radio station WDLC (107.7 FM, 1490 AM). The event will be held Sunday, June 10, starting at 1 p.m. There are also plans for WDLC to broadcast the Port Jervis Little League major division baseball and softball championships, though details are not firm [...]

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Mets games move to WBWZ 93.3-FM in Hudson Valley

In an unusual, but probably welcomed move, the New York Mets radio broadcasts in the Hudson Valley have been moved to WBWZ (93.3-FM), otherwise known as Classic Rock Z93. The Mets have made their Hudson Valley home at WKIP (1450-AM, 98.5-FM) and WJIP (1370-AM) since 2016. The 93.3-FM signal can be heard much better throughout [...]

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NFL schedule: What we expect to watch in N.Y. market in 2018

All Times Eastern (x-subject to change) WEEK 1 Thursday, Sept. 6 Atlanta at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. (NBC) Sunday, Sept. 9 Buffalo at Baltimore, 1 p.m. (CBS) Pittsburgh at Cleveland, 1 p.m. (CBS) Cincinnati at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. (CBS) Tennessee at Miami, 1 p.m. (FOX) San Francisco at Minnesota, 1 p.m. (FOX) Houston at New England, [...]

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NBA playoff TV schedule for first round

All Times EDT FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Saturday, April 14 San Antonio at Golden State, 3 p.m. (ABC) Washington at Toronto, 5:30 p.m. (ESPN) Miami at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. (ESPN) New Orleans at Portland, 10:30 p.m. (ESPN) Sunday, April 15 Milwaukee at Boston, 1 p.m. (TNT) Indiana at Cleveland, 3:30 p.m. (ABC) Utah at [...]

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NHL playoffs TV schedule

The National Hockey League playoffs get underway on Wednesday, and the New Jersey Devils will open action in the Eastern Conference playoffs on Thursday. In one added twist, Golf Channel (a NBC Universal network) will carry two playoff games for the first time – usually hockey players head out to the golf course once the [...]

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