How A Career Ends: I Was Tired Of The Grind Overseas

Tell Me When It's Over is an interview series in which we ask former athletes about the moment they knew their playing days were over. Today: Marc "Showbiz" Brown, likely the greatest basketball player ever to wear a Siena uniform. » 3/16/12 3:50pm 3/16/12 3:50pm

Canonized Tuscans Want To Play A Jesus Lizard Single: Siena-Purdue Open…

Four players averaging double figures, a coach named Fran, and they beat Ohio State last year — Siena's good. Purdue's missing Robbie Hummel, but Chris Kramer has the gumption to become a hated March Madness figure. Don't sleep on them. » 3/19/10 2:30pm 3/19/10 2:30pm

The Case Of Thad Matta's Imaginary Son

You may have heard the shocking story of Thad Matta's trash-talking son, accused of slandering most of the greater Albany area last week. There's just one problem with this tale—Thad Matta doesn't have a son. » 3/23/09 10:15am 3/23/09 10:15am

You Have No One To Blame But Yourself, Young Man

Deadspin Albany operative Daniel reports that these signs were hanging all over town yesterday. No wonder Siena was so fired up against OSU; they had had ENOUGH of Thad Matta's son badmouthing upstate New York. » 3/21/09 6:15pm 3/21/09 6:15pm

They Saved The Goofy Games For Friday Night

I had this well-thought out screed about how the first round was about as scintillating as a Mennonite snuff film. I had to tear it up and deposit it in a UNICEF box. » 3/21/09 12:35am 3/21/09 12:35am

NCAA Tournament Live Blog: (8) Ohio State vs (9) Siena

Your live blogger for this game will be young Kevin Whitaker, who blogs high school sports at the Albany Times-Union and said he wanted "an opportunity to swear more." Here's your fucking opportunity. » 3/20/09 9:35pm 3/20/09 9:35pm

NCAA First Round: (8) Ohio State vs. (9) Siena

Midwest Region: No. 8 Ohio State (22-10) vs. No. 9 Siena (26-7)
When: Friday, 9:40 p.m., EDT
Where: University of Dayton, Dayton, Ohio


1) They don't reload; it's an automatic Few programs have been as affected by the NBA age limit rule as Ohio State's, perhaps because few coaches seem to care… » 3/20/09 9:35am 3/20/09 9:35am

Siena Saints

1. Fun facts Siena is a Catholic college established in 1937 by the Franciscan order, named after Saint Bernardine of Siena. (Who's the patron saint of gambling addicts, actually.) The campus was built on an old asparagus farm. » 3/16/08 1:32pm 3/16/08 1:32pm