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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 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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A look at 34 baseball telecasts during opening week

Opening Day for Major League Baseball arrives Thursday, and not a day too soon (especially after the woeful winter with the Knicks, Nets, Rangers and Islanders). There are no major changes in the TV landscape. YES Network will air the Yankees. SNY will air the Mets. ESPN will continue to air Sunday Night Baseball, and [...]

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Mets to open Facebook-MLB franchise on April 4

It’s been many years since a Mets game hasn’t been broadcast on television, but that’s exactly what’s happening on Wednesday, April 4, when Major League Baseball debuts its limited contract with Facebook. The 1:10 p.m. game from CitiField will be exclusively aired on Facebook. SportsNet New York (SNY) will televise 127 games. WPIX-11 has the [...]

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NCAA Div. I men’s tournament TV broadcasters and announcers

The NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament gets underway Tuesday night. The First Four games will be televised by TruTV. Action resumes with first-round games on Thursday and Friday from eight sites around the country, and will be televised by CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV. The same announcers will stay at the same sites for [...]

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    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 ... Read Full
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