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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz on Hall of Fame ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot. Read More »

'Cuse falls to Cal at MSG

NEW YORK - The Orange dropped its first contest of the season at the hands of the Cal Golden Bears, 73-59 Thursday night from Madison Square Garden. Read More »

Lain traded to Edmonton

VANCOUVER, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks General Manager Jim Benning announced Thursday that the Canucks have acquired centre Will Acton from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for left wing Kellan Lain. Read More »

Jets-Bills game moved to Monday in Detroit

BUFFALO - The NFL has decided to move the Bills' home game against the New York Jets to Monday night in Detroit after a severe winter storm pounded western New York. Read More »

Comets, UC have business before Dome

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While both the Comets and the UC men's hockey team are excited to play in the Frozen Dome Classic this weekend, both have other games to worry about first. Read More »

UC looks to set program wins record Saturday

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica College football team has a chance to set a new team record for wins in a season this Saturday, when they head to Hartwick for their regular season finale. Read More »

Herkimer stays undefeated, advances to semis

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - With three goals in each half against Union County, the Herkimer men's soccer team won their NJCAA DIII National Quarterfinal game 6-1 Thursday at Wehrum Stadium. Read More »

'Cuse hoops powers by Adrian

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - In their final exhibition game of the season, the Syracuse basketball team defeated Adrian, 84-35. Read More »

UC & Naz tie in ECAC West opener

UTICA, N.Y (WKTV) -The nationally-ranked No. 14 Utica College men's hockey team opened up ECAC West play Friday night and earned a 2-2 overtime tie with Nazareth College in front of a crowd of 3,769 at the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Zalewski scores first AHL goal as Comets win again

CLEVELAND, O.H. (LAKE ERIE MONSTERS) - New Hartford native Mike Zalewksi scored his first AHL goal as The Utica Comets beat Lake Erie 4-1 Friday night at Quicken Loans Arena. Read More »

Markstrom gets fourth shutout as Comets win

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Jacob Markstrom pitched his fourth shutout of the year as the Comets blanked the Binghamton Senators 1-0 on Wednesday night at The Utica Memorial Auditorium. Read More »

Markstrom named AHL's Goalie of the Month

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - The American Hockey League announced Monday that Jacob Markstrom of the Utica Comets has been selected as the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October. Read More »

Hamlin wins national title

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. - Olympic bronze medalist and Remsen native Erin Hamlin finished off a dominating performance for the women's crown at the USA Luge national championship Sunday. Read More »

HOF announces Golden Era Vets Ballot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. - Nine former major league players and one former executive comprise the 10-name Golden Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Read More »

Crunch hold Frozen Dome round table w/Comets

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - With the Frozen Dome Classic less than three weeks away, the Crunch hosted a round table discussion with the Comets and members of the media at the Oncenter to talk about the big event. Read More »

Comets win fourth straight

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WBNG) - The Comets ran their win streak to four games Wednesday night, with a 3-2 win over the Binghamton Senators at the Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. Read More »

Markstrom named Player of the Week

WKTV - The AHL announced Monday that Utica Comets goaltender Jacob Markstrom has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week. Read More »

Horvat joins Comets for home opener

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - When the Comets take to the ice at the Utica Memorial Auditorium for their home opener Wednesday night against Adirondack, they'll have Bo Horvat, the ninth overall pick of the NHL Draft, in uniform. Read More »

UC holds first practice

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica College men's hockey team to the ice at the Utica Memorial Auditorium for their first practice of the season Monday. Read More »

Markstrom shuts down Rampage

SAN ANTONIO - Jacob Markstrom returned to the AT&T Center for the first time since being traded at the NHL Trade Deadline last season, and paced the Comets to a 3-0 win over the San Antonio Rampage Friday night. Read More »

Melo leads Knicks to Dome win

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 17 points in a successful return to his college home, and the New York Knicks beat the Philadelphia 76ers 84-77 in a preseason game on Tuesday night. Read More »

Slive to retire as SEC commish

WKTV (AP) - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, a UFA grad, will retire next summer after 13 years. Read More »

Comets with three goalie attack heading into season

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Comets open a new season Saturday and will have three goalies on the roster. Read More »

Excitement for Comets builds as ASG announced

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - While the Utica Comets prepare to open their second season in the AHL, the league announced Tuesday that its annual All-Star Classic will be held at the Utica Memorial Auditorium on January 25-26, 2015. Read More »

Globetrotters returning to Aud Feb 2 to face Generals

PHOENIX (WKTV) - The world famous Harlem Globetrotters will bring their unrivaled family show to Utica Memorial Auditorium on Monday, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. during the Harlem Globetrotters 2015 “Washington Generals’ Revenge” Tour. Read More »

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