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WKTV at Turning Stone Golf Media Day

VERNON, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Turning Stone Resort opened the doors for the world renowned Atunyote Golf Club to media Wednesday. Read More »

Grand jury to weigh case of NASCAR's Tony Stewart

CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. - A grand jury will decide whether NASCAR driver Tony Stewart will be charged in the August death of a fellow driver at a sprint car race in upstate New York. Read More »

Frick award voting now open

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Online voting at the Baseball Hall of Fame's Facebook page has begun for the 2015 Ford C. Frick award. Read More »

Nike, EA sever ties with Ray Rice

NEW YORK - Nike is severing its business ties to Ray Rice a day after he was let go by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL following the release of a video showing him striking his then-fiancee in February. Read More »

Orange win opener despite Hunt's ejection

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - The Syracuse football team escaped with a 27-26 double overtime win over Villanova Friday night in their 2014 season opener. Read More »

AP sources: Pegulas have tentative OK to buy Bills

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Two people familiar with discussions have told The Associated Press that Terry and Kim Pegula's bid to buy the Buffalo Bills has been tentatively approved by members of late owner Ralph Wilson's estate. Read More »

Strong reactions to Rice video, player's release

Even NFL players who rarely criticize each other publicly made their feelings clear Monday on Ray Rice through social media and in interviews. Read More »

NCAA lifts Penn State's postseason ban

The NCAA has lifted the rest of the sanctions placed on Penn State for the Jerry Sandusky scandal, including immediately eliminating the postseason ban. Penn State was halfway through a four-year... Read More »

Stewart to return to competition Sunday

Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus after his car struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race. Read More »

Team International captures NB3 Challenge victory

VERNON, N.Y. (WKTV) - An extraordinary performance led Team International to claim the 2014 Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge title over a competitive field of world-class PGA TOUR golfers at Turning Stone Resort Casino’s Atunyote Golf Club Wednesday. Read More »

SU hoops finds out ACC schedule

The Syracuse basketball team found out its 2014-15 ACC schedule Wednesday. Read More »

Utica Comets

AHL, Comets schedule announced

(WKTV) - The American Hockey League has announced the schedule for the 2014-15 season. The schedule for the Utica Comets is as follows: Day    Date     ... Read More »

Will Smith cut by Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots have cut Proctor graduate and Defensive End Will Smith. Read More »

Field to start at DE for Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - Brett Field, a graduate of VVS in 2013 as well as a Sports Express All-Star during the 2012 season, will be starting for the Colgate football team this year. Read More »

Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. Read More »

Hoyer gets starting spot over rookie Manziel

BEREA, Ohio - Browns coach Mike Pettine has picked Brian Hoyer as starter over hotshot rookie Johnny Manziel. Read More »

Utica Comets

Comets to host Flames at Kennedy Arena

Utica Comets President Robert Esche has announced that the club will host a preseason contest at the John F. Kennedy Civic Arena in Rome, NY on Friday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m. Read More »

UC heads abroad

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The season may be three months away, but the Utica College Men's Hockey team will be back on the ice this week, playing overseas. Read More »

More than 500 attend funeral service for Kevin Ward Jr.

(WKTV) - The auditorium at South Lewis Central School in Turin was filled on Thursday. It was a standing room only crowd of more than 500 for the funeral service of 2012 graduate Kevin Ward Jr.. Read More »

Olczyk named UC assistant coach

UTICA, N.Y. - Utica College men's hockey Head Coach Gary Heenan named Eddie Olczyk as the new assistant coach of the Pioneers on Tuesday. Read More »

Boby Cox

Cox to host Otesaga Pro-Am Sept. 2

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - New HOF inductee Bobby Cox will be returning to the Birthplace of Baseball on September 2, to host the annual Otesaga Hotel Seniors Open ad Pro-Am at the Leatherstocking Golf Course. Read More »

Stewart on Ward death: 'there aren't words'

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Tony Stewart says "there aren't words" to describe his sadness over the accident that killed Kevin Ward Jr. Read More »

Team: Stewart won't race Sunday after fatal crash

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) - Tony Stewart will not race Sunday following the death of a sprint car driver who was struck and killed by Stewart at an upstate New York dirt track. Read More »

Dungey Gets Overall Win at Unadilla

NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ryan Dungey won the first 450 series Pro Moto Saturday at Unadilla and his second place finish in Moto two gave him the overall win. Read More »

Woods leaves course because of back pain

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Tiger Woods has withdrawn after eight holes of the Bridgestone Invitational with apparent back pain. Read More »

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