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Sports
7:15 am
Fri November 2, 2012

Parker's Buzzer Beater, Pats Acquire Talib, Marathon Controversy

Credit AP

With the Knicks-Nets game postponed last night there was only one NBA game but it had plenty of excitement. With six seconds left in the Spurs-Thunder match-up on TNT, San Antonio’s Tony Parker got the ball with enough time for one shot. The buzzer beater handed San Antonia an 86-84 the win. 

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Sports
7:21 am
Thu November 1, 2012

Knicks-Nets Postponed, NYC Marathon Set to Go

Credit Jason DeCrow / AP

Around the NBA last night, James Harden demonstrated his worthiness with Houston by pouring in 37 points and providing a career-high 12 assists in the Rockets' 105-96 comeback win at Detroit. The Pistons led 83-72 early in the fourth quarter before Harden hit a three-pointer to ignite Houston's game-ending, 33-13 run. The NBA's Reigning Sixth Man of the Year was playing just four days after being acquired from Oklahoma City. And Portland handed the Lakers their second loss 116-106.

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The Roundtable
9:35 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Deranged Millionaire, John Hodgman

We welcome deranged millionaire, John Hodgman, back to The Roundtable and speak with him about his final book of complete world knowledge, That is All.

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Sports
7:12 am
Wed October 31, 2012

Heat Smoke Celtics in NBA Opener, Knicks-Nets Game Uncertain, Golden Gloves

Ray Allen had 19 points in his first game with the Heat against his former Celtics in the NBA season opener
Credit Wilfredo Lee / AP

The Miami Heat got their NBA championship rings, and then went out and played like champions. Dwayne Wade scored 29 points and the NBA champion Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 120-107 in their season opener. LeBron James scored 26 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while missing much of the second half with leg cramps. Ray Allen, in his first game with Miami since leaving Boston over the summer, added 19 points for the Heat. Chris Bosh also had 19. Paul Pierce scored 23 points to lead Boston.

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Sports
7:48 am
Tue October 30, 2012

WAMC Sports News

Ray Allen will play his first official game for the Heat against his former Celtics tonight.
Credit Wilfredo Lee / AP

In Monday Night Football it was an almost perfect night for Alex Smith as the San Francisco 49ers flexed their NFC West dominance with a 24-3 flattening of the Arizona Cardinals.

Smith completed 18 of 19 passes for 232 yards and three touchdowns two to Michael Crabtree and one to Randy Moss, as San Francisco (6-2) opened a two-game lead in the division and sent Arizona (4-4) to its fourth straight lost.

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The Roundtable
11:10 am
Mon September 10, 2012

After NFL opening weekend, teams chasing '72 Dolphins, history

  • Remembering the titans: 1972 Dolphins last to go undefeated

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with CBS Sports.COM NFL insider Mike Freeman, author of the new book Undefeated: Inside the 1972 Miami Dolphins’ Perfect Season.

The Roundtable
9:42 am
Thu September 6, 2012

Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country, and Football at West Point

We welcome bestselling author and award-winning sports reporter, Joe Drape, and speak with him about his latest book, Soldiers First: Duty, Honor, Country, and Football at West Point.

The Roundtable
10:10 am
Mon August 20, 2012

"Hacksaw" Jim Duggan recalls Glens Falls roots

WAMC's Ian Pickus speaks with pro wrestler, former Southern Methodist University football player, and Glens Falls native “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan, who recounts his wild times in the ring in a new memoir, Hacksaw.

Vox Pop
3:00 pm
Tue August 7, 2012

Vox Pop : Sport and Illegal Substances : 8/7/12

This week local judo fighter Nick Delpopolo became the first Olympic athlete to be disqualified from competing after an in-competition drug test. It wasn’t steroids or human growth hormone that got him kicked off the American squad, it was a positive test for marijuana, which was added to the International Olympic Committee’s banned substances list following a positive test in 1998.

Arts & Culture
10:50 am
Fri August 3, 2012

SPAC - Saratoga Polo

We welcome Jim Rossi, co-owner of Saratoga Polo Club - and he gives us a lesson on the sport of kings.

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