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NHL playoff TV schedule for first round

The 2014 National Hockey League playoffs get underway Wednesday with three games and potentially could conclude two weeks later, with up to five Game Sevens possible on April 30. NBC Sports Network will carry the bulk of the action, with doubleheaders scheduled for the first 10 nights of action. CNBC will have a game on [...]

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NFL releases preseason schedules, TV dates

The National Football League released its 2014 preseason schedule on Wednesday. The Giants have one national game, the Sunday, Aug. 3, Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, against the Buffalo Bills (NBC, 8 p.m.). The Jets have no national telecasts. Most of the dates for the Jets and Giants four weeks of preseason games [...]

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MSG Plus to air 18 pro lacrosse matches

The Major League Lacrosse season gets underway in two weeks, and every match will be televised or streamed online. MSG Plus will carry 18 games, including eight from the New York Lizards (who play on Long Island). The CBS Sports Network will carry 24 matches, including the semifinals (Aug. 16) and championship (Aug. 23). ESPN [...]

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Hank Aaron hits No. 715, forty years ago Tuesday night

Tuesday is the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron’s historic 715th home run (thanks West Point’s Rich DeMarco for the correction). Here is Milo Hamilton’s radio call for the Braves. Here is Vin Scully’s radio call for the Dodgers.

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Army sports headed back to WBNR, WLNA; Boulders return

The Army Sports Radio Network is headed back to its old home. Don Verity, the station manager at WBNR (1260-AM) and WLNA (1420-AM), confirmed that Army football, men’s and women’s basketball, ice hockey, men’s lacrosse and baseball action is headed back to the stations. The network has been airing on WALL (1340-AM) and WEOK (1390-AM) [...]

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People moves in the sporting world

It’s been a busy week of anchors and hosts moving from one network to another, and one show to another. Here’s a recap: Josh Elliott leaves ABC’s “Good Morning America” to become a host at NBC Sports. The former ESPN “SportsCenter” anchor has been at GMA since 2011. At NBC, Elliott will work on the [...]

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Thank you, Baseball – Free hockey this week on NHL Center Ice

An added benefit to having the free preview week of MLB Extra Innings is the NHL Center Ice package is also free, since the two services share the same channels provided by InDemand. So that means, hockey fans will be able to watch some free hockey (on standard definition channels) through April 6.

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ESPN on 1220 still missing – an update

ESPN Radio is still absent on Newburgh’s WGNY (1220-AM), although a station official insists it will return to the AM frequency soon. In the meantime, ESPN Radio programming can be heard on 97.3-FM in Poughkeepsie. For those who have High Definition Radio service, it can also be found on on the HD-3 channels of WGNY-FM [...]

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Every Major League Lacrosse match to be televised, streamed

The Major League Lacrosse season gets underway next month, and every match will be televised or streamed online. The CBS Sports Network will carry 24 matches, including the semifinals (Aug. 16) and championship (Aug. 23). ESPN will carry 20 matches on its ESPN3.com service, with a number of those matches to be picked up by [...]

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MLB.tv has free promotion Saturday; Extra Innings free next week

Saturday is a free day for MLB.tv, the broadband service of Major League Baseball. As long as you have a MLB log-in (for free), you can watch any of Saturday’s televised games for free – it is a promotion for the MLB.tv subscription service. During the season, MLB.tv presents one free game per day so [...]

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