“Hurry up! Get in here for the picture!!”

Of late, I’ve had lots of fun at the harness track.  I might not win lots of money at the harness track, but it’s still a nice day outside and worth a couple of hours of my time. Plus, on Sundays, my horse Mugshots Bro – a 7-year-old trotter with plenty of power – seems…

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Who wants cool new gear this summer?

How cool is this? Just a few weeks after the Albany Patroons won the 2019 TBL Basketball Championship, we now get some championship souvenir gear. The Albany Patroons website is now offering championship T-shirts and hoodies at their website.  This is some sweet stuff. For example, here’s a link to the hoodie. Everyone needs a…

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Albany Patroons win in overtime 114-111 – and now my Friday night is happily booked!

I’m not going to lie to you.  I was worried.  Very worried. The Albany Patroons had NEVER defeated the Yakima Sun Kings in a playoff game.  Never.  And now the Pats – who had a nearly 20 point lead in the second quarter – were watching that lead evaporate by the third quarter. But the…

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Albany Patroons lose Game 1 133-97 to Yakima … this isn’t good…

Everything was fine in the first quarter.  It really was. And then … all of a sudden … the Patroons went from a 6-point lead to a 36-point loss.  Just like that. I’m still scratching my head over this one.  It’s almost as if the Patroons just ran out of gas in the second quarter…

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Please don’t let the Patroons get screwed over!

So after a season that saw its highs and its lows, the Albany Patroons are headed to the championship series against the Yakima Sun Kings. Now here’s where it gets weird. Games 1 and 2 will be in Yakima on Monday and Tuesday, while Game 3 – if necessary – will be back in Albany…

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And the Patroons return to the Championship Final!!

You know that feeling when your favorite team makes it through all the trials and tribulations of a regular season, and are now one game away from playing in the league championship? Yeah.  That was the Albany Patroons last night. The Patroons were one win away from reaching the championship series for the sixth time…

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How about a 36-21 third quarter that gave the Albany Patroons Game 2 of the playoffs?

Here’s the deal.  If the Albany Patroons don’t win Game 2 of this TBL playoff series against the Raleigh Firebirds, then there’s no Game 3. Here’s the deal.  If the Patroons don’t pick up their shooting, if they don’t clamp down on their defense … then there’s no Game 3. And in the third quarter…

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How to achieve the bucket list, courtesy of the Albany Patroons

The best way for me to explain today’s post is that yeah, I could go to an Albany Patroons game and watch to see who scores more – the Patroons or the other team. I could do that any day there’s a game. But the truth is … being involved with the Patroons for these…

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