I joined WNYT-TV NewsChannel 13 in August 1986 as a weekend sports anchor/sports reporter. I am now the Sports Director, anchoring at 6 and 11 p.m. I also hosts Big Board Radio Sports Talk weekdays from 10 a.m. to noon on 104.5 The Team, and is the play by play announcer for UAlbany Football and Basketball. Prior to joining WNYT-TV, I was the Sports Director at WTAJ in Altoona, Pennsylvania, where I anchored sports on weekdays at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. I am a recipient of the Iris Award, presented for a half-hour special featuring tri-athlete John Gracey.I also am the winner of three New York State Broadcasters Awards for local sports coverage. A native of Altoona, I graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Broadcasting in 1984. While at PSU, I was a play-by-play announcer at PSU basketball games for WPSX-TV. I reside in Albany County with his wife and kids, and a crazy yellow lab.
ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio is in Los Angeles for Super Bowl 56
Sal Pal will also be joining us this Friday at 11:30 and also on Monday at 11:30 to wrap up the Super Bowl and the NFL season with us on Big Board Sports.
Local Boxer Set For Return in Verona
Abraham "El Super" Nova (20-0, 14 KOs) is set to make his return to the ring at 126 lbs this Saturday after recently dropping weight in his previous fight and getting a victory.
Nobody Feels Sorry for New England
Can’t remember the last time I watched head coach Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots get embarrassed the way the did Monday by the Buffalo Bills, but nobody feels sorry for New England.
What Mets Need This Season
Jacob deGrom needs to get the Mets off to a good start on Friday in their opening game at Citifield against the Atlanta Braves. deGrom started slowly last season, before turning things around and winning a second straight Cy-Young award. Slow starts in a 60 game season won’t cut it this season. And the Mets are already short handed after losing starting pitcher Marcus Storman with a left calf tear. The Mets are a playoff team, if they can get of to a good start especially with 8 teams making the postseason in each league.
What Will Happen if Player Break the Bubble Rules?
Seth Partnow is a NBA analyst who has been locked into everything going on with the NBA and the bubble. With more players deciding to sit out, it is imperative that these players take the rules seriously. So what repercussions could they face? We ask Seth that and more above. Make sure to listen!
How Does the Doping Scandal Affect Saratoga?
Should Jason Servis and Jorge Navarro be banned from training a horse again? Will this affect Saratoga in any way this summer? What is next for former Jason Servis horse, Maximum Security, who is now being trained by Bob Baffert and will he ever race again?
Where Will Tom Brady End Up?
On our Marriott Facebook Live Segment this week, Chris Onorato, Eric Hannmann and I discussed what the heck is going on with Tom Brady, where he will ultimately end up and what the process may look like as he looks like he will hit free agency. Check it out below!
Yankees World Series Quest Got A Lot Tougher
The Yankees should still be a favorite to get to the World Series, but the road just got a lot tougher.
Will Tom Brady Return To New England?
Quarterback Tom Brady will become a Free Agent in March, but he’s not going anywhere but with the New England Patriots
Giants Land Garrett As Next OC
If there is one hire the Giants got right, it’s Jason Garrett.