Patrick Garrett

Morning Edition Producer

Patrick Garrett graduated with a dual degree from the State University of New York, College at Oneonta in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Concentration in Production and a Bachelor of Arts in Music Industry. A former newsroom intern who joined the WAMC staff in 2014, he worked at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, where he sold tickets. He is an Eagle Scout from Saratoga Springs and writes and plays music in his free time.

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Sports
6:30 am
Tue January 27, 2015

Sports Report: New Video Surfaces In 'Deflategate'

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NFL:

Multiple sources are reporting that the NFL is looking into a video of a New England Patriots locker room attendant who allegedly took both teams game balls from the officials’ locker room to a bathroom for 90 seconds on the way to the field.

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New York News
7:05 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver To Cede Power, Temporarily

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The speaker of the New York state Assembly plans to temporarily cede power to a small group of top lawmakers as he fights federal corruption charges.

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Sports
6:25 am
Mon January 26, 2015

Sports Report: Team Irvin Tops Team Carter In Pro Bowl 32-28

NFL:

Jimmy Graham grabbed two touchdown passes, including a 1-yard scoring grab from Matt Ryan on fourth down with 3:10 remaining to lift Team Irvin past Team Carter 32-28 in the Pro Bowl. Matthew Stafford was the offensive game MVP after throwing for 316 yards and two TDs. J.J. Watt came away with defensive MVP honors by intercepting a pass and recovering a fumble.

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Sports
6:54 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Sports Report: Pro Bowl On Sunday; Patriots Deny Underinflated Football Accusations

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NFL:

New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he doesn't know how his team used underinflated footballs in Sunday's win over the Indianapolis Colts. The win earned the Pats a spot in the Super Bowl on February 1st against the Seattle Seahawks.

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New York News
6:29 am
Thu January 22, 2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Arrested On Corruption Charges

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat from the lower east side of Manhattan, was arrested today by federal authorities on corruption charges.

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Sports
5:55 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Sports Report: Knicks Improve Record To 7-36

NBA:

In the NBA, New York beat Philadelphia 98-91, Brooklyn topped Sacramento 103-100, Memphis bested Toronto 92-86, Charlotte edged Miami 78-76, Cleveland won against Utah 106-92, Atlanta trumped Indiana 110-91 for its 14th straight win, Dallas defeated Minnesota 98-75, Oklahoma City squeaked by Washington in overtime 105-103, New Orleans topped the Lakers 96-80, Phoenix beat Portland 118-113, and it was Golden State over Houston 126-113.

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WAMC News
8:39 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Local Officials' Reactions To President Obama's State Of The Union Speech

U.S. President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Speech Tuesday night. Local officials react to issues mentioned ranging from free community college to the state of the economy to raising taxes on the wealthy.

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Sports
6:02 am
Wed January 21, 2015

Sports Report: NFL Continues Reported Ball Deflation Invesitgation

NFL:

The NFL says its investigation into whether the New England Patriots used under-inflated footballs in the AFC championship game is ongoing after a report last night claimed the league found 11 balls were not properly inflated. An ESPN report citing anonymous league sources said 11 of the Patriots' 12 allotted game footballs were under-inflated by 2 pounds of air.

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Sports
6:11 am
Tue January 20, 2015

Sports Report: NFL Launches Investigation After Reported Football Deflation

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NFL:

The NFL is investigating whether the New England Patriots deflated footballs that were used in their AFC championship game victory over the Indianapolis Colts. The inquiry was first reported by the website for WTHR-TV in Indiana, citing an unnamed source. The Patriots beat the Colts 45-7 on Sunday night to reach the Super Bowl. New England will play Seattle for the NFL title on February 1st.

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Sports
5:51 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Sports Report: Super Bowl XLIX Set: Patriots And Seahawks

NFL:

It will be the Seattle Seahawks against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 49 in Arizona. The Seahawks advanced by pulling off the greatest halftime comeback in conference championship history. The Patriots did it with an old-fashioned blowout.

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