National Sports

Aug. 31, 2015

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady have arrived early for a court appearance in New York for the "Deflategate" case.

Aug. 30, 2015

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Yankees.

Aug. 28, 2015

The crowd began lining up at a little past 6:30 this morning, all getting up early - eager to catch a glimpse of a once-in-a-generation horse.

Aug. 23, 2015

The historic run for New Hartford native, Derek Bard, came to a heartbreaking end at the 2015 U.S. Amateur, as he fell to Bryson DeChambeau 7 and 6 in the 36-hole final at Olympia Fields, Sunday.

Aug. 23, 2015

Andy Pettitte had his No. 46 retired by the Yankees on Sunday, one day after longtime teammate Jorge Posada was honored by New York.

Aug. 22, 2015

Just one day after New Hartford native, Derek Bard, a junior at the University of Virginia, came back from 3-holes down after 10 to defeat the number one ranked amateur golfer in the world Friday, he pulled off another impressive win in the semifinals of the 2015 U.S. Amateur to advance to the final, Saturday.

Aug. 17, 2015

Two women made NFL history Saturday, in the preseason game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Arizona Cardinals - one as the first female referee, and the other a coach.

Aug. 17, 2015

Jason Day led wire-to-wire Sunday at Whistling Straits to close out a record-setting PGA Championship and capture his first major title.

Aug. 15, 2015

Twelve-year old Whitesboro native, Angeline Turczyn, has been figure skating since she was three-years old. She makes a 6-hour, round trip commute to Buffalo five times a week to train, and has garnered national recognition for her dedication.

Aug. 12, 2015

The Buffalo Bills have claimed Ikemefuna Enemkpali off waivers from the New York Jets after the linebacker was released for breaking quarterback Geno Smith's jaw with a punch in the team's locker room.

Aug. 11, 2015

The New York Jets announced today that their starting quarterback will miss 6 to 10 weeks after sustaining a serious injury during a locker room altercation.

Aug. 11, 2015

A judge is urging last-minute settlement talks between the NFL, the players' union and Tom Brady before a Wednesday hearing in the legal dispute over the superstar quarterback's suspension for using underinflated footballs.

Aug. 9, 2015

A week after running out of gas while leading at Pocono with three laps to go, Logano passed Kevin Harvick on the final turn as Harvick ran dry to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen International on Sunday.

Aug. 9, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Pro Football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford Dies at 84.

Aug. 8, 2015

Utica-based roller derby team, "The Quadfathers" hosted day one of the 4th annual Mohawk Valley Cup, Saturday, beginning a weekend long tournament that has become known as one of the sport's biggest in the nation.

Aug. 8, 2015

Ryan Dungey won the Red Bull Unadilla National on Saturday for third straight Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championships victory, fifth of the season and 43rd overall.

Aug. 7, 2015

The family of a young driver struck and killed by Tony Stewart's car on an upstate New York sprint racing track has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

Aug. 7, 2015

Hamburg Police Chief Gregory Wickett confirms his department has launched an investigation into Chicago Blackhawks star forward Patrick Kane over an alleged incident at the player's home last weekend.

Aug. 6, 2015

All sides say there's been a settlement in the defamation lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim.

Jul. 29, 2015

Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the four-game suspension for star quarterback Tom Brady and the saga surrounding deflated footballs won't alter his team's preparation for the season.

Jul. 28, 2015

Sports Director Mike Levin says goodbye with a look back on nearly six years in the Mohawk Valley

Jul. 28, 2015

Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game last season has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell.

Jul. 28, 2015

Check out this extended version of the speech given by Pedro Martinez at the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction

Jul. 26, 2015

What a way to close out my career here in the Mohawk Valley, covering one of the most unforgettable Hall of Fame Inductions of all-time, highlighted by the former ace of the Red Sox staff, Pedro Martinez, but also including two other dominant pitchers, John Smoltz and Randy Johnson, and the first Astro, Craig Biggio

Jul. 24, 2015

Mike starts his final stretch at WKTV with the Baseball HOF Induction

Jul. 24, 2015

The company deleted most references to Hogan on its website and issued a statement Friday saying it had terminated its contract with one of the biggest stars in the history of professional wrestling.

Jul. 20, 2015

The World Series of Bocce returned to the Toccalana Club on East Dominick Street in Rome for the 30th year, Thursday, in preparation for a weekend of family fun, and intense competition, and results are in!

Jul. 16, 2015

The World Series of Bocce returned to the Toccalana Club on East Dominick Street in Rome for the 30th year, Thursday, in preparation for a weekend of family fun, and intense competition.

Jul. 10, 2015

Sports Director Mike Levin talks with one of his childhood heroes

Jul. 10, 2015

Thousands of people are expected to attend a parade, in New York City, honoring the third consecutive win by the U.S. women's soccer team at the Women's World Cup.

Jul. 9, 2015

He has the most RBIs in MLB postseason history; he has four Gold Glove Awards; he has five All-Star Game appearances; most importantly, he is a four-time World Series champion. However, on Thursday night, former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams visited the Turning Stone Resort/Casino in Verona wearing a very different hat.

Jul. 9, 2015

Adam Clendening and Frank Corrado are back with the Canucks organization

Jul. 8, 2015

New Hartford native Mike Zalewski is returning to the Comets this fall

Jul. 7, 2015

The Proctor grad scored 16 points in Tulsa's 85-75 win

Jul. 6, 2015

Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway, which ended at 2:41 a.m. with a horrific last-lap accident.

Jul. 6, 2015

Carli Lloyd scored a hat trick as the U.S. burst to a four-goal lead in the first 16 minutes, and the Americans overwhelmed defending champion Japan 5-2 Sunday for their record third championship and first since 1999.

Jul. 4, 2015

The Comets have officially lost captain Cal O'Reilly to the Buffalo Sabres

Jul. 2, 2015

Cooperstown celebrates Hall of Fame Weekend – July 24 to 27 – by welcoming 51 Hall of Fame legends.

Jul. 1, 2015

Mike reports on Wednesday's transactions involving the Comets and Canucks

Jun. 30, 2015

The United States is heading back to the championship of the Women's World Cup

Jun. 30, 2015

Vancouver is bringing back another Comets fan favorite

Jun. 29, 2015

Mike Zalewski got to live out his dream right here at home this year, playing his first year of pro hockey here in Utica for the Comets. However, if his dream is going to continue, it may have to do so elsewhere.

Jun. 27, 2015

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) - Connor McDavid is now officially a No. 1 overall draft pick.

Jun. 26, 2015

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) - The Cleveland Cavaliers acquired the rights to Syracuse forward Rakeem Christmas following a trade with Minnesota in the NBA draft.

Jun. 26, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) - Chris McCullough, whose freshman season at Syracuse was cut short by a knee injury, has been selected by the Brooklyn Nets with the 29th pick of the first round of the NBA draft.

Jun. 25, 2015

Four time NASCAR Truck Series champ Ron Hornaday Jr. was the special guest at a Wednesday night of racing

Jun. 23, 2015

Joacim Eriksson's career with the Comets is over

Jun. 22, 2015

Offseason hockey moves continued Monday, with the Canucks bringing back two 2014-15 Comets.

Jun. 22, 2015

Mike talks about the new allegations against MLB hit king Pete Rose

Jun. 19, 2015

Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit came on a home run Friday

Jun. 18, 2015

News on two members of the 2015 Western Conference Champion Utica Comets

Jun. 17, 2015

The 2014-15 season hasn't even been over for a week yet, but it is never too soon to look ahead to next year. We now take a look at a few key players for the 2015 Western Conference Champion, Utica Comets, and what their future may hold in Blue-and-Green.

Jun. 17, 2015

There are several ways to vote, including through Twitter

Jun. 17, 2015

The St. Louis Cardinals were not caught off-guard when details of the FBI and Justice Department investigation into computer hacking of the Houston Astros database were revealed.

Jun. 17, 2015

The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 in Cleveland on Tuesday night to win the NBA Finals 105-97.

Jun. 17, 2015

New Hartford native, Mike Zalewski is set to become a Restricted Free Agent (RFA) on July 1, but wishes to remain with Canucks/Comets organization.

Jun. 15, 2015

The 2014-2015 Utica Comets season has come to an end, and despite falling just short of the ultimate goal, the Calder Cup, the Comets had an unbelievably memorable run that united a city. We now look back on the season that was!

Jun. 14, 2015

After uniting a city for an incredible Calder Cup Finals run, Comets players took some time to reflect on the season and thank the best fans in the AHL during their locker clean-out day, Sunday.

Jun. 15, 2015

Some of the best plays by the Utica Comets throughout the season

Jun. 14, 2015

The Manchester Monarchs defeated the Comets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Calder Cup Finals, in order to capture the 2015 Calder Cup Championship in front of another sell-out, white-out crowd at The Aud.

Jun. 12, 2015

Manchester leads the Calder Cup Finals 3-1 and can clinch the series Saturday

Jun. 11, 2015

The Comets still trail in the series 2-1, but have guaranteed two more home games

Jun. 8, 2015

The AHL's championship trophy made a cameo during the Live at Five Newshour

Jun. 8, 2015

The United States beat Australia 3-1 in their first game of the 2015 World Cup

Jun. 7, 2015

For the first time this postseason, the Comets dropped back to back games.

Jun. 6, 2015

At the Celtic Harp in Utica today, locals got together to watch the historic Belmont Stakes, and to raise money for the Boys and Girls Clubs of the Mohawk Valley.

Jun. 6, 2015

Manchester won Game One of the 2015 Calder Cup Finals 3-2 in overtime.

Jun. 6, 2015

After winning the Belmont Stakes Saturday, American Pharoah became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

Jun. 4, 2015

Follow WKTV Weekend Sports Anchor Spencer Davidson this weekend as he covers the Comets in Games 1 & 2

Jun. 4, 2015

Proctor grad Brianna Kiesel has made the Tulsa Shock's roster

Jun. 3, 2015

Here is the schedule for the championship series between the Comets and Manchester

Jun. 2, 2015

The Utica Comets have just one more hill to climb in the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs, and after beating the Grand Rapids Griffins 2-0 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium in Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals, Tuesday night, are the 2015 Western Conference Champions.

Jun. 1, 2015

The Utica Comets journey to a Calder Cup championship just got a whole lot closer, Sunday evening, as a 3-2 win over the Grand Rapids Griffins in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final brought the team just one win away from the final round.

May. 30, 2015

The Utica Comets played about as good a road game as a team could play in the Calder Cup Playoffs and not come away with the victory as the fell 3-2 in overtime in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final, Thursday.

May. 29, 2015

Sven Baertschi scored a rare natural hat-trick in the second period, and the Comets added another goal late in the third as Utica regained the series lead in the Western Conference Final with a 4-1 win, Thursday.