Saturday, April 19, 2014

WKTV - Sports

As Comets close out season, fans leave lasting impression
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) -- A pro hockey dream can take a player to many teams and many cities.

Ex-SU quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail
MESA, Ariz. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb has been released from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.

Legendary Utica Devils to present new Comets team awards Friday
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Comets will host their inaugural season awards ceremony prior to Friday's game and both Tom McVie and Eric Weinrich will be in attendance to present awards named in their honor.

Utica Heat? Comets put rumors to rest, are here to stay
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - It was about this time last year when rumors began about the potential for Utica to become a host for a professional hockey team once again.

Comets tame Monsters in overtime
CLEVELAND (WKTV) - Courtesy of a Pascal Pelletier game-winning goal, the Utica Comets lived to see another day as they defeated the Lake Erie Monsters in overtime, 3-2 on Thursday evening in Cleveland.

Yankees Captain Derek Jeter to speak at Hamilton College
CLINTON, N.Y. (WKTV) -- Derek Jeter, captain and shortstop of the New York Yankees, will be the featured guest in a moderated question-and-answer chat at Hamilton College on Wednesday, Dec. 10, at 7:30 p.m., in the Margaret Bundy Scott Field House.

Hamlin to make Sitrin Wheelchair Hoops return
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Remsen native and Olympic Bronze Medalist Erin Hamlin will be among the participants at the 12th Annual Sitrin Celebrity Classic Wheelchair Basketball Game Thursday.

Comets eliminated from playoffs after Wednesday loss
Rycraft preparing for first pro boxing bout
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - After 70 amateur fights, Proctor graduate Michael Rycraft will make his professional boxing debut Thursday, April 17.

Comets comeback falls short in Toronto
TORONTO, O.N.- The Utica Comets were unable to rebound from last evening's defeat in Syracuse, as they dropped a tight 3-2 decision to the Toronto Marlies on Sunday afternoon at Ricoh Coliseum.