No. 1 seeded Novak Djokovic had fun getting ready for a run at a third consecutive title in the Austrailian Open this week.
Colin Kaepernick emerges as the newest sensation in the NFL as he leads the 49ers into the NFC title game against the Falcons
Tom Brady gets his 17th postseason win as he leads New England to the AFC title game with a 41-28 win against the Texans.
Matt Bryant’s 49-yard field goal with eight seconds left lifts the Falcons to a 30-28 win against Seattle in the NFC divisional game and now meet the 49ers.
The state's budget, health care and gun laws are expected to be major topics during the 2013 Legislative Session.
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From diesel to steam, classic or digital, the Flint River Model Railroad Club stays on track with their latest train show.
Residents in an Albany neighborhood are asking city officials not to allow a personal care facility to locate near their homes.
We are about to have a major foreign policy debate in the guise of a confirmation battle over Chuck Hagel's nomination as secretary of defense and the related argument over how long American troops should stay in Afghanistan. President Obama should use this opportunity to stand up for his broader vision of how American power can be sustained and used, even if that doesn't come naturally to a pragmatist who likes making decisions one at a time.
Unlike many who recently have joined the debate about gun rights, I have a long history with guns, which I proffer only in the interest of pre-empting the "elitist, liberal, swine, prostitute, blahblahblah" charge.
Organizers of the 2013 Snicker's Marathon and half marathon unveiled the shirt that will be given to those who sign up to run the race through Albany on March 2.
Gary Yochum Sr. died Saturday.
James M. Padgett died Saturday.
Gina Rodgers McEachern died Friday.
Jack R. Huffmaster died Saturday.
Alma Raines Hobby died Friday.
Frank W. Freeman died Saturday.
William Charles DeLoach Sr. died Saturday.
Barbara Thursby Trortman Crews died Friday.
Eddie C. Carter died Friday.
Sylvia A. Loewenthal died Sunday.
Daniel E. Pollock died Sunday.
Elizabeth Jones died Sunday.
Louis Kirkland Sleep Holman died Saturday.
Virgil Corley Bridges died Saturday.
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Albany native Deion Branch’s 2012 season with the Patriots has been less than spectacular, but the 33-year-old Monroe alum says he’s as hungry as ever to get back to what would be his fourth Super Bowl if New England can get by the Houston Texans today.
Herald Super 6er Jabari McGhee has another big game for Herald No. 1 Monroe and the Tornadoes beat No. 2 Westover for the third time this season, 66-62, on Saturday night at the Civic Center.