Tony Stewart

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Thu September 25, 2014

9/25/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Ray Graf, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative reporter, Rosemary Armao and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Obama @ UN
Bombing Trial in Boston
Tony Stewart Charges
New Times Leadership
US Ebola Unit

Commentary & Opinion
3:52 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

Keith Strudler: Tony Stewart And NASCAR

To be honest, most of us have a hard time simply understanding the context of last week’s car racing death of Kevin Ward Jr., who was killed during a bizarre confrontation on a dirt track in Canandaigua, NY. After crashing out of the race, Ward left his car and walked onto the track in a confrontational manner. After narrowly missing being hit by one vehicle, he was struck to his eventual death by one driven by NASCAR star driver Tony Stewart, who himself has a reputation for hostility at the race track.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed August 13, 2014

8/13/14 Panel

  Today's panelists are College of St. Rose Professor of Communications Mary Alice Molgard, NYPIRG Legislative Director Blair Horner and Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Mike Brown Death
Advisors to Iraq
Palestinian Cuomo Invite Declined
Lauren Bacall Dies
Tony Stewart Update

Sports
8:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill

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In golf, Veteran Jim Furyk and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65.

Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.

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Sports
7:39 am
Thu August 8, 2013

Rodriguez Formally Appeals Suspension

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The Major League Baseball Players Association formally appealed Alex Rodriguez's 211-game suspension. He was suspended through the 2014 season Monday when the league penalized 13 players following an investigation into Biogenesis of America, a Florida anti-aging clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs.

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Sports
6:01 am
Mon June 3, 2013

Sox Shut Out Yankees 3-0 In Rain Shortened Game

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Well, it was abbreviated but it was a shut out.

In baseball news, the Red Sox got home runs from David Ortiz and Jose Iglesias in a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees that was stopped after 5½ innings because of rain Sunday night. Elsewhere in the American League, Tampa bay cruised ahead of Cleveland 11-3. Baltimore doubled up Detroit 4-2. Minnesota blanked Seattle 10-0. Texas beat Kansas City 3-1. Houston passed the Angels 5-4 and Oakland shut out the White Sox 2-0.

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