Four years after her first olympics, Cooperstown native, Sarah Groff, now Sarah True is once again in strong contention for a medal in the women's triathlon. This time around, her mom Jeannine went back to where her triathlon love began, the Clark Sports Center.
On Saturday, August 20th, Cooperstown native Sarah True will compete for gold in the women's triathlon at the summer game in Rio. While Sarah may live in New Hampshire now, her heart and roots will always be in Otsego County.
Usain Bolt is known of his happy-go-lucky personality and apparently couldn't contain himself from giving his rivals a mid-race grin as he sprinted toward the finish line ahead of the pack during the 100-meter dash semifinals Sunday night.
The Cooperstown Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it will host an Olympic Watch Party at Chamber Member, Hardball Café on Saturday, August 20 beginning at 9:30 a.m. to root on local hero, Sarah True during the Olympic Triathlon in Rio de Janeiro.
A federal judge ruled Friday that the insurance carrier for NASCAR driver Tony Stewart does not have to defend or indemnify him in a lawsuit brought by the family of a driver who died after being struck by Stewart's car during a race.
A judge has refused to remove the New Orleans district attorney's office from the prosecution of a man who is charged with second-degree murder in the death of former Saints and Proctor High School football star Will Smith.
Defense attorneys are trying to get the New Orleans District Attorney's Office removed from the case of Cardell Hayes, the man charged in the April 9 shooting death of former Saints and Proctor High School star Will Smith.
With both champions from the Open Men's and Women's Divisions returning to defend their title in the Boilermaker Road Race this year, NEWSChannel 2 Race Analyst, Nate Getman expects this to be one of the strongest fields in recent history.
At the 2016 Boilermaker Expo at the Jorgensen Athletic Center on the campus of MVCC, 1983 Boilermaker champion and National Distance Running Hall of Famer, Bill Rodgers, said that he views the Boilermaker 15k to be one of the top 10 road races out of the 30,000 across the country.
VERONA, N.Y. - The 49th PGA Professional Championship concluded it's final round at Atunyote Golf Club in dramatic fashion with Rich Berberian sinking a birdie putt on the 18th hole to take the Championship at -11, Wednesday.
The Greater Utica Sports Hall of Fame held it's induction ceremony for the Class of 2016 at the Harts Hill Inn, in Whitesboro, Wednesday. Three new members of the area's sports scene were accepted into the hallowed halls as the new inductees.
The Anaheim Ducks may be looking to Utica in order to fill the vacancy left in their head coaching position. According to reports, the Ducks have expressed interest in Comets' head coach Travis Green as a possible replacement after they fired former head coach, Bruce Boudreau following their first-round playoff loss.
The NFL draft continues, and Utica College defensive-end Nick Woodman could be the first U.C. football player to make it to the NFL. Nick Woodman visited the WKTV studio to share his thoughts on the possibility.
A federal appeals court has ruled that New England Patriots Tom Brady must serve a four-game "Deflategate" suspension imposed by the NFL, overturning a lower judge and siding with the league in a battle with the players union.
Despite scoring two goals in the third period, the Utica Comets could not overcome an early-game deficit, as they lost Game 1 of the North Division semi-finals to the Albany Devils at the Times Union Center, Friday.
An icon, a leader, a superstar, a legend. That's what Dwayne "Pearl" Washington will be remembered as, with news of his death circulating around the sports world, Wednesday. Washington lead the way for the Syracuse basketball program to be put on the map nationally as he was one of the biggest talents in the Big East Conference as it exploded onto the scene. Pearl played for the then-Orangemen from 1983-1986, and in that time, helped Syracuse become a national powerhouse.
For the second straight year, the Utica Comets will compete in the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs that are set to begin later this week. The Comets grabbed the third seed in the North Division with a 38-26-8-4 record, finishing with 88 points in the standings. They will take on division rival, Albany Devils in the North Division Semi-Finals.
The Syracuse Orange take on the heavily-favored North Carolina Tar Heels after a surprising run to the 2016 NCAA Final Four, which saw them play the underdog role perfectly including an improbable 16-point comeback against Midwest Region #1 Virginia on Sunday, the second best in school history in the Big Dance.
A third period come-back was capped off by a Carter Bancks goal in the final minute of regulation as the Utica Comets took down the Rochester Americans for two big points at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, 3-2, Tuesday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Alexis Peterson scored a season-high 29 points, Brianna Butler hit three straight 3-pointers early in the fourth quarter to break open the game, and Syracuse advanced to its first women's Final Four with an 89-67 victory over Tennessee in the Sioux Falls Regional final Sunday.
Brianna Butler scored 10 of her 18 points in the fourth quarter, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:01 left, and Syracuse upset No. 1 seed South Carolina 80-72 in the Sioux Falls Regional semifinal of the women's NCAA Tournament Friday night.
The Syracuse Orange women's basketball team departed for Sioux Falls and their first-ever appearance in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Basketball Tournament, Tuesday. Tip-off time and the television schedule has now been announced for their game vs. South Carolina.
Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche said he planned to retire and walk away from a $13 million salary after being told by the team president to cut down the time his son spent in the clubhouse.
A person with knowledge of the situation says the New England Patriots have traded defensive end/outside linebacker Chandler Jones to the Arizona Cardinals for guard Jonathan Cooper and a second-round draft pick.
The Utica Comets came into Blue Cross Arena in downtown Rochester Friday night on a high note after winning three straight games. However the Rochester Americans would snap the Comets three game win streak by a final score of 3-1.
New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has agreed to accept a 30-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, a penalty stemming from an incident with his girlfriend last October.
The Utica Comets took just 16 seconds to put in their first goal during their first visit to the Mile One Centre, and never looked back as they defeated the St. John's IceCaps to start off the second half of the season, Friday.
Chicago Wolves forward Pat Cannone scored three goals and Rockford IceHogs goalie Michael Leighton posted a shutout in the championship game as the Central Division beat the Atlantic Division 4-0 to win the AHL All-Star Challenge on Monday night at the Syracuse War Memorial.
"Thursday Night Football" will air on both CBS and NBC next season.
The NFL announced Monday that it had agreed to a two-year deal with the networks. CBS had broadcast games in partnership with NFL Network the past two seasons.
The Syracuse Orange team will face nine bowl teams from 2015 and have six home games in the upcoming season after the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) announced its 2016 regular season football schedule, Tuesday.
Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced that the club has signed forward Mike Zalewski to a two-way deal for the 2015-16 season, replacing his AHL-only contract. Zalewski has subsequently been recalled from the AHL Utica Comets and will join the team in Boston.
Head Coach Travis Green and his Utica Comets both made history, earning their 100th regular season win with a stellar performance in a 1-0 overtime win over the Albany Devils at the Utica Memorial Auditorium, Saturday.
The Utica Comets erupted scoring six straight goals, including their league-leading seventh short-handed tally as they came-from-behind to beat the Springfield Falcons 7-4 at the MassMutual Center, Friday.