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Capitals Win, Go Up 3-2
WASHINGTON -- With the crowd's raucous chants of "We are louder!" ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory.
Friday, April 24, 2015

James Scores 31, Cavs Beat Celts 103-95 for 3-0 Series Lead
BOSTON -- LeBron James scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved one win away from a sweep in their first playoff series in five years with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Rodriguez Exceeds Expectations, Helps Yankees Stay Relevant
DETROIT -- The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity -- or, worse yet, irrelevance -- was a very real possibility heading into 2015.
Friday, April 24, 2015

MLB Roundup: Rivera Has RBI Single in 9th, Rays Beat Red Sox 2-1
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night.
Friday, April 24, 2015

Mike Hoffman Scores, Senators Beat Canadiens
OTTAWA, Ontario -- Mike Hoffman scored midway through the third period and the Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 on Wednesday night to avoid elimination.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE BASEBALL
Thursday, April 23, 2015

It Might Be Now or Never for Pelicans, Bucks and Celtics
In theory, this is where the first batches of real postseason trouble are supposed to start presenting themselves to Golden State, Cleveland and Chicago.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

NBA Notes: Rondo Finished With Mavs
DALLAS -- Rajon Rondo is out in Dallas.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Rays Rally from 4-Run Deficit, Beat Sox 7-5
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Jake Elmore homered, Brandon Guyer had a two-run, pinch-hit single in a four-run sixth and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Red Sox 7-5 on Wednesday night.
Thursday, April 23, 2015

Wednesday's Scores/Top Performers and Thursday's Schedule
WEDNESDAY
Thursday, April 23, 2015

NBA: LeBron Scores 30, Cavaliers Hold Off Celtics 99-91 in Game 2
CLEVELAND -- LeBron James scored 30 points, Kyrie Irving added 26 and the Cleveland Cavaliers finally shook off Boston in the fourth quarter, beating the Celtics 99-91 on Tuesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their opening-round series.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Patriots Roundup: Steelers-Patriots To Open 2015 Schedule On a Thursday Night
NEW YORK -- Among the Patriots' rewards for winning the Super Bowl is hosting the season opener.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Patriots Secondary Will Have Yet Another New Look
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Devin McCourty was asked if he was surprised Darrelle Revis left the New England Patriots to return to the New York Jets.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Atlanta's Mike Budenholzer Voted NBA Coach of the Year
ATLANTA -- Mike Budenholzer was right where he didn't want to be: the center of attention.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

MLB Roundup: Miley, Sox Blank Rays 1-0
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wade Miley and four relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of an error to beat Chris Archer and the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Tuesday night.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

F-bombs Away: Rants a Time-honored Part of Sports Culture
Fellas, chill. It's just a game, right?
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Report: Patriots' Nate Solder Had Testicular Cancer Surgery
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots left tackle Nate Solder had surgery for testicular cancer last spring then went on to start every game, including the Super Bowl victory.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

No Place For World's Top Marathon in 2024 Boston Olympics
BOSTON -- No sport is more connected to Olympic history than the marathon, and no marathon is more iconic than the Boston race that has been testing and torturing distance runners for 119 years.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

AP Interview: WADA Exec Disappointed by No Armstrong Apology
NEW YORK -- The director general of the World Anti-Doping Agency is disappointed Lance Armstrong has not apologized for costly and time-consuming lawsuits before the former cycling champion admitted using performance-enhancing drugs.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

NBA/NHL Playoffs
NHL
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Quick Hits
NBA
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors: Vancouver Is Green
Vancouver is said to have the smallest carbon footprint of any major city in North America. Now mayor Gregor Robertson has committed to making this "the worldâ??s greenest city" by 2020. From what we saw in our visit in October, Vancouver is well on the way to fulfilling that pledge.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Sox Run Away With Rainy 7-1 Win
BOSTON -- The way Justin Masterson was pitching, he didn't need much help. The Orioles gave it to him, anyway.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Desisa Wins 119th Boston Marathon; Rotich Takes Women's Race
BOSTON -- Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Birds Bounce BoSox
BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox starters are continuing to struggle.
Monday, April 20, 2015

NBA Roundup: "Big 3" Lead Cavaliers Past Celtics 113-100 in Game 1
CLEVELAND -- More than hour after his first playoff game with LeBron James and Kevin Love, Kyrie Irving made a statement more profound than anything he did on the floor.
Monday, April 20, 2015

Quick Hits
NFL
Monday, April 20, 2015

Friday's Scores/Top Performers and Weekend Schedule
FRIDAY
Saturday, April 18, 2015

NHL Roundup: Ovechkin, Backstrom Lead Caps Past Isles 4-3 in Game 2
WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom helped make a winner of a rookie replacement goalie making his second start all season for the Washington Capitals.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Before Ruling Out an Upset in NBA East, Listen to these Guys
Having trouble envisioning an upset in the Eastern Conference playoffs?
Saturday, April 18, 2015

MLB: Bogaerts' Single in 9th Lifts Red Sox Over Orioles 3-2
BOSTON -- Xander Bogaerts blooped a winning single with one out in the ninth inning and the Boston Red Sox won a game that included a couple of much harder hits, edging the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

2 Weeks Before Mayweather-Pacquiao, Not a Ticket To Be Seen
LAS VEGAS -- Don't expect to snag a $1,500 nosebleed ticket -- or any other ticket -- at the box office for the fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

LeBron Begins New Quest To End Cleveland's Title Drought
CLEVELAND -- For LeBron James, his homecoming season with the Cavaliers went up, down and sometimes sideways, like three seasons rolled into one.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Quick Hits
NASCAR
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Matt Kenseth Wins Pole at Bristol Motor Speedway
BRISTOL, Tenn. -- Matt Kenseth will try for his first win since 2013 when he starts from the pole at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

High School Girls Lacrosse: SJA Tops Ghosts, Moves to 2-0
ST. JOHNSBURY -- Back-to-backs can be deceiving. Sometimes one can look good winning the first game, only to leave it all on that field for the second.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Djokovic To Face Nadal in Monte Carlo Masters Semifinals
MONACO -- Winning a game against Novak Djokovic these days is quite an achievement. Even when you're an U.S. Open champion.
Saturday, April 18, 2015

NHL Playoff Roundup: Rangers, Wings Win
NEW YORK -- Derick Brassard and Ryan McDonagh scored in the first period and Henrik Lundqvist made the goals stand up as the New York Rangers won the opener of their playoff series with the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 Thursday night.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Quick Hits
NHL PLAYOFFS
Friday, April 17, 2015

NBA: Playoff Capsules
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Friday, April 17, 2015

Pacquiao Fights Back at Mayweather's "Reckless" Jabs
LOS ANGELES -- Manny Pacquiao intends to put on a show when he faces Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2 1/2 weeks.
Friday, April 17, 2015

LSC Baseball Splits With Maine-Farmington
LYNDON CENTER -- The Lyndon baseball team split a doubleheader with UMaine-Farmington Thursday at Skip Pound Field. The Beavers took the first game 10-5 before the Hornets battled their way to a hard-fought 1-0 win in the nightcap.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Warriors? Cavs? Spurs Again? No Clear NBA Finals Favorite
Sweet-shooting Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors have the best record, an unmatched home-court advantage, and the understanding that means nothing now.
Friday, April 17, 2015

Thursday's Scores/Top Performers and Friday's Schedule
Thursday, April 16, 2015

NHL Playoff Roundup: Flynn Scores winner, Canadiens Take Senators 3-1 in Game 1
MONTREAL -- Brian Flynn scored a tie-breaking goal late in the second period and the Montreal Canadiens held on to edge the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Wednesday night in a wild opening game of their first-round playoff series.
Thursday, April 16, 2015

NBA Roundup: Streaking Celts Win Finale
MILWAUKEE -- Gigi Datome scored 22 points, including two key buckets in the final 3 minutes, and the Boston Celtics ended the regular season with their sixth straight win following a 105-100 victory Wednesday night over the Milwaukee Bucks.
Thursday, April 16, 2015

MLB Roundup: Nationals Beat Red Sox 10-5 To Avoid Sweep
BOSTON -- Considering the way the first two games went, the Washington Nationals found a reason to leave Boston feeling pleased.
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Crowder's Long Fall-away Lifts Celtics Over Raptors, 95-93
BOSTON -- Jae Crowder hit an off-balance fall-away from deep on the right wing with .8 seconds left, lifting Boston to a 95-93 win over the Toronto Raptors on Tuesday that secured the seventh seed in the Eastern Conference for the Celtics.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Big Score: College Bowl Game Payouts Surpass $500 Million
Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

MLB Roundup: Red Sox Capitalize on Poor Fielding, Top Nationals 8-7
BOSTON -- Two errors by pitcher Blake Treinen allowed Boston to erase a seventh-inning deficit, and the Red Sox won 8-7 on Tuesday night as the Washington Nationals struggled in the field for the second straight game.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Grass for Mexico-US Exhibition Has Brown and Yellow Patches
SAN ANTONIO -- A day ahead of an exhibition between Mexico and the United States, El Tri moved its training session from the Alamodome to nearby Trinity University because of poor field conditions.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Quick Hits
NBA
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

NHL Playoffs: Canadian Teams Dominant as Postseason Begins
Patrick Kane is back for Chicago. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are back in the playoffs after a one-year break. And the Montreal Canadiens feel as if they've been in this position before against Ottawa, and it's not a good memory for the Habs.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Rampone, Brian and Solo Among Those on US World Cup Roster
U.S. women's national team coach Jill Ellis thinks her World Cup roster includes a good mix of veterans and newcomers.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

No Verdict on Day 6 of Deliberations in Aaron Hernandez Case
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- After six days of deliberating, jurors went home Tuesday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is accused of killing the man dating his fiancee's sister.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Longtime Steelers Cornerback Ike Taylor Retires at 34
PITTSBURGH -- Ike Taylor spent a dozen years as a tough-minded fixture at cornerback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, a physical presence on the outside that helped the franchise to a pair of Super Bowl wins and an appearance in another.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Senators Assistant Coach Mark Reeds Dies of Cancer at 55
OTTAWA, Ontario -- Mark Reeds, an assistant coach for the playoff-bound Ottawa Senators and a former NHL player, died Tuesday. He was at 55.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Quick Hits
NBA
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Betts, Ortiz Homer as Red Sox Win Home Opener 9-4 Over Nats
BOSTON -- Mookie Betts took away a two-run homer with a leaping catch. He stole two bases on the same pitch. Then he hit a three-run homer.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Bruins Look Ahead To Next Season After Missing Playoffs
BOSTON -- The Boston Bruins aren't used to cleaning out their lockers so early in the year.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

George Could See More Minutes if Pacers Make Playoffs
INDIANAPOLIS -- If the Indiana Pacers make the playoffs, forward Paul George could be rewarded with more playing time.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

As Playoffs Near, the Spurs Rounding into Top Form
Must be spring. Here comes San Antonio.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Thoughts on the Out-of-Doors: Take A Hike-Along The Maine Coast
Linda and I love coastal Maine and enjoy exploring its rocky shoreline whenever we can. A new release, AMC's Best Day Hikes Along The Maine Coast, by Carey Michael Kish is just what we needed to help us plan.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

NBA Roundup: Celtics Close in on Playoffs
BOSTON -- Celtics coach Brad Stevens didn't get carried away by Boston's rout of a Cleveland team that bore little resemblance to the real Cavaliers.
Monday, April 13, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE SOFTBALL
Monday, April 13, 2015

KC Stays Hot, Sweeps Angels
ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Alcides Escobar and Alex Rios hit two-run doubles, Salvador Perez homered, and the defending AL champion Kansas City Royals extended their season-opening win streak to six games with a 9-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday.
Monday, April 13, 2015

Golf: Spieth's Win 'One for the Ages'
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jordan Spieth got more than redemption and a green jacket Sunday. He took his place among the best in the game with a Masters victory for the ages.
Monday, April 13, 2015

The Record's 2014-15 Girls Hoops Dream Dozen
There were plenty of standout players on the hardwood in 2014-15, and while always a tough decision, the sports staff whittled our All-Area basketball team down to 12 players, based on merit and regardless of position. This year, meanwhile, we chose to let our selected athletes be creative by submitting selfies. Without further adieu, we present our:
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Jordan Spieth Sets Lowest 36-hole Score in Masters History
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jordan Spieth made Friday feel like Sunday at the Masters.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Quick Hits
DEATH
Saturday, April 11, 2015

All-League/All-State Hockey/Basketball Lists
VERMONT BOYS HOOPS
Saturday, April 11, 2015

No Verdict After 4 Days of Deliberations in Hernandez Trial
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Jurors in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez completed a fourth day of deliberations on Friday with no verdict.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Logano Dream of Racing Gordon for Win Reality at Texas
FORT WORTH, Texas -- Joey Logano had dreams as a kid of racing his favorite driver Jeff Gordon to the checkered flag.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

NCAA Hockey Title Game a Local Affair for BU, Providence
BOSTON -- Boston University coach David Quinn has a chance to become a hero on campus and a pariah at the country club all at the same time.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

Smart Leads Celtics Past Cavaliers 99-90
CLEVELAND -- Marcus Smart scored 19 points, and the Boston Celtics maintained their grip on a playoff spot by holding off the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers 99-90 on Friday night.
Saturday, April 11, 2015

The Record's 2014-15 Boys Hoops Dream Dozen
There were plenty of standout players on the hardwood in 2014-15, and while always a tough decision, the sports staff whittled our All-Area basketball team down to 12 players, based on merit and regardless of position. This year, meanwhile, we chose to let our selected athletes be creative by submitting selfies. Without further adieu, we present our:
Saturday, April 11, 2015

NHL: Bruins Lose 2nd Straight
SUNRISE, Fla. -- Roberto Luongo earned his 401st career win and Jaromir Jagr got his 1,800th career point Thursday night, helping the Florida Panthers beat Boston 4-2, damaging the Bruins' playoff hopes.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Quick Hits
HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS
Friday, April 10, 2015

7 Leave Kentucky for NBA Draft
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky has a lot of spots to fill now that a record seven players have announced they will enter the NBA draft.
Friday, April 10, 2015

MLB Roundup: Sox Beat Philly 6-2
PHILADELPHIA -- Xander Bogaerts had three hits and three RBIs to back Justin Masterson, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies 6-2 Thursday night.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Record 7 Kentucky Players off to NBA Draft
LEXINGTON, Ky. -- A record seven players are leaving a mighty Kentucky team after a season that fell two wins short of a championship. They can look forward to a possible reunion in a couple of months at the NBA draft.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Thursday's Scores and Friday's Schedule
THURSDAY
Friday, April 10, 2015

Spieth Has 64 for Best Opening Round at Masters in 19 Years
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jordan Spieth pulled off the unthinkable Thursday. With the best opening round in 19 years, he managed to make the Masters about a lot more than the Grand Slam bid of Rory McIlroy and the curious return of Tiger Woods.
Friday, April 10, 2015

Bruins Blanked
WASHINGTON -- Braden Holtby made 27 saves while shutting out the Boston Bruins for the third time this season, Marcus Johansson had a goal and an assist and the Washington Capitals defeated the Bruins 3-0 on Wednesday night.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

NCAA Tourney Head Says Refs Should Have Been More Patient
INDIANAPOLIS -- Dan Gavitt would like to college basketball referees to take more time to make the right calls, especially with a national championship at stake.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

AUTOS: Penske Crowding Top of IndyCar and NASCAR
FORT WORTH, Texas -- The top of the U.S. racing world is crowded with Roger Penske's drivers, whether in open-wheel or stock cars.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

UConn Women's Basketball Team Returns Home with 10th Trophy
STORRS, Conn. -- UConn President Susan Herbst calls the school's basketball teams the university's front porch -- it's the first thing the outside world sees.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Jury Ends 2nd Day of Deliberations in Aaron Hernandez Trial
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- A jury ended deliberations for a second day Wednesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez, who is charged in the shooting death of another man.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Phillies Down Sox 4-2
PHILADELPHIA -- Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

College Hockey Set for Frozen Four in Boston
BOSTON -- Traditional power or relatively unknown?
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE TENNIS
Thursday, April 9, 2015

NFL Hires Sarah Thomas, 1st Female Official
NEW YORK -- Sarah Thomas saw the New York City area code pop up on her phone and started praying it was the NFL calling to say she'd been hired as a full-time game official.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Rosters Released for Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl
The stage is set for the 62nd Annual Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl with the announcement of the two Shrine Teams representing the finest high school football talent of New Hampshire and Vermont.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Celtics Throttle Pistons, Stay Alive for Playoffs
AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Isaiah Thomas had a season-high 34 points as the Celtics picked up a key victory, beating the Detroit Pistons 113-103 Wednesday.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Won and Done? Duke Awaits NBA Decisions From Freshmen
DURHAM, N.C. -- Now Duke waits to find out if any of those star freshmen will go won and done.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Police: Pacers' Copeland Stabbed Outside NYC Nightclub
NEW YORK -- Indiana Pacers forward Chris Copeland, his girlfriend and another woman were stabbed early Wednesday following an argument on the street near a Manhattan nightclub that also led to the arrest of two Atlanta Hawks players, authorities said.
Thursday, April 9, 2015

3-Peat: UConn Beats Notre Dame 63-53 for 3rd Straight Title
TAMPA, Fla. -- Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Cameron Crazy: Duke Returns Home for Latest Title Party
DURHAM, N.C. -- Quinn Cook turned around and pointed to the Cameron Indoor Stadium rafters, toward those four national championship banners that cast long shadows at Duke.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Rangers Beat Devils, Win NHL's President's Trophy
NEWARK, N.J. -- Kevin Hayes and Ryan McDonagh scored 47-seconds apart in the first period and the New York Rangers defeated the New Jersey Devils 4-2 Tuesday night to win the President's Trophy for the best regular-season record for the third time in franchise history.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Small Plane Crashes After NCAA Title Game, Killing ISU Coach
HAWTHORN WOODS, Ill. -- A sixth-grade boy from suburban Chicago completed a near-perfect bracket predicting the NCAA men's basketball tournament, finishing in a tie for first in ESPN's massive annual contest.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Defense Attorney: Aaron Hernandez Witnessed Killing
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- Jurors began deliberating Tuesday in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez after his lawyer acknowledged for the first time that his client was at the scene of the killing and saw it happen but described him as a kid who simply did not know what to do.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Quick Hits
NHL
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Rory McIlroy Puts Blinders On for Shot at Career Grand Slam
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- He's the No. 1 player in the world, winner of the last two majors and star of a poignant new Nike commercial he admits to having watched -- but only once.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Red Sox, Porcello Agree to 4-year, $82.5 Million Contract
BOSTON -- Before he even made his first start for the Boston Red Sox, Rick Porcello decided he wanted to stay.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Red Sox Beat Phillies, Win Opener
PHILADELPHIA -- Maybe the Boston Red Sox had their ace all along.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Quick Hits
HALL OF FAME
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

MLB Roundup: Encarnacion HR Lifts Blue Jays by Yanks 6-1
NEW YORK -- Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez's return to the major leagues.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Quick Hits
NBA
Monday, April 6, 2015

Notre Dame Earns Berth in Women's Title Game
TAMPA, Fla. -- Notre Dame is heading back to the women's national championship game thanks to a timely putback from an unlikely source.
Monday, April 6, 2015

Play ball! Kershaw, Trout, Bumgarner All Set for Opening Day
BEN WALKER, AP Baseball Writer
Monday, April 6, 2015

Hamels Set To Face Red Sox, Not Join Them
PHILADELPHIA -- Cole Hamels will still be wearing red pinstripes and pitching for the Philadelphia Phillies against Pablo Sandoval, Hanley Ramirez and the Boston Red Sox on opening day.
Monday, April 6, 2015

Badgers, Devils Step Into the Limelight
INDIANAPOLIS -- Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and superstar freshmen.
Monday, April 6, 2015

NBA Roundup: Bucks Bench Foils Celtics
BOSTON -- Ersan Ilyasova led Milwaukee's third-quarter surge from a halftime deficit with 11 points and the Milwaukee Bucks hurt the Boston Celtics' playoff chances with a 110-101 win Friday night.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Quick Hits
LOCAL HOOPS
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Calipari, Kaminsky Take Top Honors From The Associated Press
INDIANAPOLIS -- John Calipari has been dealing with detractors for years.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

UConn's Stewart Halfway To her Goal of 4 National Titles
TAMPA, Fla. -- Breanna Stewart made it very clear from the start that her ultimate goal is to win four national championships at UConn.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Josh Hamilton Won't Be Disciplined Under MLB Drug Program
NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Tiger Woods To Return At the Masters
Tiger Woods ended a week of speculation and debate over the state of his game Friday by announcing he will play next week in the Masters.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

MLB Notes: Josh Hamilton Won't Be Disciplined Under MLB Drug Program
NEW YORK -- Los Angeles Angels outfielder Josh Hamilton will not be disciplined by Major League Baseball for his latest problems involving cocaine and alcohol. Team officials responded by saying they were surprised and disappointed.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

Seniors Lead Duke, Wisconsin, Michigan State to Final Four
INDIANAPOLIS -- Quinn Cook is Duke's heart and soul, the senior who suffered through two stunningly early NCAA Tournament exits then slid over to accommodate the arrival of a talented freshman point guard.
Saturday, April 4, 2015

NHL Roundup: Late Goal Lifts B's 3-2
DETROIT -- Zach Trotman scored his first career NHL goal with 2:08 remaining to lift the Boston Bruins to a 3-2 victory the Detroit Red Wings on Thursday night.
Friday, April 3, 2015

Sox Seek Return to 2013 Form
BOSTON -- A revamped lineup and change in attitude has the Boston Red Sox looking to repeat a feat they performed just two seasons ago when they went from worst to World Series champions.
Friday, April 3, 2015

Boston Marathon To Open RunBase 'Shoeseum'
BOSTON -- A few blocks from the finish line and even closer to the spot where the second bomb exploded during the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers are building a combination clubhouse, interactive museum and retail store that, for the first time, gives them a year-round, public presence.
Friday, April 3, 2015

Kentucky's Calipari Citing More Numbers Than '1-And-Done'
INDIANAPOLIS -- Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn't care if you want to hear them or not:
Friday, April 3, 2015

NASCAR Notebook: NHMS Exec Pleads Guilty to Lewdness
MANCHESTER, N.H. -- The executive vice president and general manager of New Hampshire Motor Speedway has pleaded guilty to lewdness.
Friday, April 3, 2015

WAR, FIP, WPA: The New Era of Stat Lingo
SAN FRANCISCO -- The days of batting average, RBIs, wins and ERA telling the whole story ended a while ago. To get the true picture of how baseball players are performing or will perform in the future takes navigating through an alphabet soup of new-age stats and acronyms.
Friday, April 3, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE HOCKEY
Friday, April 3, 2015

Future Uncertain for Boston Bid for 2024 Olympics
LONDON -- When the U.S. decided to bid for the 2024 Olympics, many experts felt an American city would be an early front-runner in the global race. Now, it's uncertain whether the bid will even make it to a final vote.
Friday, April 3, 2015

Celts Keep Pace, Rip Indy
BOSTON -- Kelly Olynyk scored 19 points after nearly missing the game with an eye injury sustained hours before tip-off, and the Boston Celtics beat the Indiana Pacers 100-87 Wednesday night in a matchup of Eastern Conference playoff hopefuls.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski Adapts to '1-and-done' World
DURHAM, N.C. -- There was a time when Duke's Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Lyndon Promotes Carey to Head Coach
LYNDON CENTER -- After serving as assistant coach for the past eight seasons, Rob Carey has been promoted to head coach of the Lyndon men's soccer program.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Skiing: Olympic Champ Bill Johnson Receives Pick-Me-Up From US Team
Most days are a struggle for American downhill great Bill Johnson as he rests in bed at an assisted living facility in Gresham, Oregon, watching his favorite television shows.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

UConn Women Not Looking Past Opposition in Final Four
TAMPA, Fla. -- Four No. 1 seeds are in the Final Four of the women's NCAA Tournament for only the third time, yet there's still a distinctive feel it's really two-time defending champion Connecticut's title to lose. Notre Dame, South Carolina and Maryland merely are a distant best of the rest.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Mullin: Trying To Turn Around St John's an 'Obligation'
NEW YORK -- Chris Mullin's old coach reached way back into history to describe the buzz from St. John's hiring its all-time leading scorer.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Hutchison 3 Shutout Innings as Blue Jays Top Red Sox 9-7
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Drew Hutchison wondered two years ago if he could pitch effectively again. No need to worry any more.
Thursday, April 2, 2015

NHL Roundup: Bruins Gain Key Win, Close in on Playoffs
BOSTON -- Milan Lucic scored the tiebreaking goal with 1:09 left as Boston rallied to beat the Florida Panthers 3-2 Tuesday night, giving the Bruins two valuable points as the try to hang on to the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Capitals LW Alex Ovechkin Reaches 50 Goals for 6th Time
WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin became the sixth player in NHL history to score at least 50 goals in six seasons, reaching the milestone Tuesday night against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Tanaka Gives Up 3 Runs as Yankees Lose to Twins 3-1
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka gave up three runs in 4 1-3 innings Tuesday and declared himself healthy and ready for the season following the New York Yankees' 3-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

US Gives Up Another Late Goal in 1-1 Tie at Switzerland
ZURICH -- Leading by one goal at halftime against Switzerland, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann warned his players: "never joke with an Italian referee."
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

AP Newsbreak: AP Study Projects Average MLB Salary Tops $4M
NEW YORK -- Even before the first pitch of the 2015 season is thrown, an eye-popping baseball record will be set.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NASCAR Finds Ryan Newman's Race Team Manipulated Tires
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- NASCAR levied harsh penalties against Ryan Newman's race team Tuesday after determining Richard Childress Racing manipulated the tires Newman used at Auto Club Speedway in California.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Patriots Owner: Aaron Hernandez Told Me He Was Innocent
FALL RIVER, Mass. -- New England Patriots team owner Robert Kraft testified Tuesday that his former star tight end Aaron Hernandez told him he was innocent when asked if he was involved in a 2013 killing.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Bode Miller Returns to Cannon on April 4th for BodeFest Charity Event
FRANCONIA, N.H. -- Bode Miller will return to Cannon Mountain for the 10th anniversary of BodeFest.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

It's April: Do You Know Where Your Lawn Is?
Ignore that conspicuous April 1, at the top of the page, because the following is true: North Country's baseball and softball teams have (had?) scrimmages lined up for this Saturday. I think we can go easy on each other this year and acknowledge that we are all sharing in the ultimate April Fools joke and it's still piled about knee-high in my front yard. If one is to believe the athletic calendars posted by NCU and Lake Region, two weeks from today you should be reading about this year's season openers. Yet something -- I can't put my finger on it as I stare blankly into the whiteout blasting off Lake Memphremagog -- has me still mired in a winter sports frame of mind.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Florida State's Winston Shows Off For NFL Coaches, GMs
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Jameis Winston dodged brooms and blocking pads. He threw over outstretched arms and tennis rackets. He completed passes from the pocket and on the run.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Swihart Keys 9th-inning Rally as Red Sox Beat Rays 11-8
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Blake Swihart drove in three runs with a triple and a single in Boston's nine-run ninth inning Tuesday and the Red Sox beat a Tampa Bay Rays split squad 11-8.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015

NBA Roundup: Celtics Win, Stay in Playoff Race
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Avery Bradley had 30 points and eight rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Charlotte Hornets 116-104 on Monday night for an important Eastern Conference victory.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Kaminsky, Okafor Lead AP All-America Team
Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common -- both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press' 2014-15 All-America team.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

MLB: Manfred: For Expos To Return to Montreal, New Stadium Needed
MONTREAL -- Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Monday that Montreal needs a new stadium to have any chance of bringing the sport back to the city.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Montoya Has Swagger Back, Also Shows Softer Side
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- There was a time when the edge to Juan Pablo Montoya was evident everywhere he went. His arrogance was on display as he walked through the paddock, his confidence in a race car clear with every fearless move he made.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Quick Hits
FOOTBALL
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Newbury Sportsman Named Chair Of Vermont Fish And Wildlife Board
Governor Shumlin has appointed Fish and Wildlife Board member Kevin Lawrence of Newbury to the position of board chair. The governor also appointed two new board members.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NBA: Sixers Are Actually Winning
They have the look of such favorites that Las Vegas likes them twice this week, once while on a back-to-back and the other time on the road.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

NFL: Falcons Fined after Faking Crowd Noise
ATLANTA -- In the midst of two losing seasons, the Atlanta Falcons tried to pump up the noise.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

MLB Notebook: Magee Looking To Improve for Sox
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Not the typical transaction path: cut from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, join the Boston Rex Sox at minor league camp.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

College Hoops Notebook: Source: Mullin To Replace Lavin at St. John's
NEW YORK -- Chris Mullin, St. John's all-time leading scorer and still the face of its basketball program three decades after his career ended, has agreed to coach the Red Storm, AP sources said Monday.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Shiffin Seizes U.S. Slalom Title
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine -- Over the years, Mikaela Shiffrin has been patiently refining her technique, trying to get it just perfect.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Spartans Final Four-bound After 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Coach Tom Izzo and the Michigan State Spartans capped an improbable run to the Final Four with an overtime win.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Alaska Stops Vermont in Semis
EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Less than a month after Mikaella Doran won a Division II state championship with the North Country Falcons, the junior goaltender came one goal away from playing for a national championship with the Vermont Shamrocks.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Well-Known Vermont Sports Journalist Dave Morse Dies
Longtime Vermont sports journalist and Hall of Famer Dave Morse of Hardwick has died.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Clippers Crank Listless Celts 119-106
BOSTON -- J.J. Redick scored 27 points, Chris Paul had 21 points and 10 assists, and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Boston Celtics 119-106 on Sunday for their seventh consecutive win.
Monday, March 30, 2015

South Carolina Earns 1st Final Four Berth, Beats FSU 80-74
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- South Carolina coach Dawn Staley climbed the ladder, snipped the final strand of net and raised it as thousands of garnet-clad fans cheered.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Jimmy Walker Wins Hometown Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO -- Jimmy Walker made himself right at home on the Texas Open leaderboard.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Pastrnak's OT Goal Lifts B's 2-1
RALEIGH, N.C. -- David Pastrnak scored on a nice centering pass from Carl Soderberg at 4:23 of overtime, giving the Bruins a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Quick Hits
MLB
Monday, March 30, 2015

Castillo Throws Out Runner, Scores as Red Sox Top Rays 3-2
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Rusney Castillo made a sliding catch in the 10th inning and threw out the potential tiebreaking run at the plate, then singled and scored in the bottom half to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday
Monday, March 30, 2015

Duke Back In Final Four After 66-52 Win Over Gonzaga
HOUSTON -- A special group of freshmen is taking Duke and Coach K back to the NCAA Final Four.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Hamlin Wins for 25th Time, and Fifth Time at Martinsville
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Denny Hamlin passed teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead with 28 laps to go Sunday and went on to end Toyota's 32-race winless streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway.
Monday, March 30, 2015

Teheran Labors Into the Sixth, Braves Beat Buchholz, Boston
KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- Julio Teheran labored through 5 2-3 innings, allowing only two runs, and the Atlanta Braves roughed up Clay Buchholz for 12 hits and four runs in a 4-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Friday in a game called in the top of the seventh inning because of rain.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Tennessee Fires Men's Basketball Coach Donnie Tyndall
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. -- The NCAA investigation at his former school lingered over Donnie Tyndall before he ever coached a game for Tennessee, and now his unethical actions at Southern Mississippi have led to his firing after only one season.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

15-year-old American CiCi Bellis Advances at Miami Open
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. -- Precocious amateur CiCi Bellis says she's ready to take on the best of the pros -- Serena Williams.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Durant To Have Another Surgery, Miss Rest of Season
OKLAHOMA CITY -- NBA MVP Kevin Durant will miss the rest of the season and have bone graft surgery next week to treat a fractured bone in his right foot.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

David Ortiz Defends his Reputation in Column
Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is certain on this point: "I never knowingly took any steroids." And this, too: "I deserve to be in the Hall of Fame."
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Quick Hits
STEROIDS
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Logano Wins Martinsville Pole; Elliott To Start 27th
MARTINSVILLE, Va. -- Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, and Chase Elliott earned the right to make his debut in the series by qualifying 27th.
Saturday, March 28, 2015

Shamrocks Open With Win At Nationals
EAST LANSING, Mich. The Vermont Shamrocks opened with a win on Thursday at the USA Hockey U-16 national championships behind the continued strong play of North Country goalkeeper Mikaella Doran.
Friday, March 27, 2015

BASEBALL 2015: Hurry Up! Nats, Cubs, Red Sox On the Clock
Even before Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and the rest of the ramped-up Washington Nationals hit the field for their first full-squad workout at spring training, they got the message.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Quick Hits
COURT
Friday, March 27, 2015

Getzlaf Leads Ducks Past Bruins
BOSTON -- Ryan Getzlaf scored 3:09 into overtime to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Bruins on Thursday night.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Warriors Can Match Franchise Record for Wins at Memphis
OAKLAND, Calif. -- It has been a season full of firsts and fun for the Golden State Warriors, rewriting the franchise record book and rediscovering what it means to be a winner.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Notre Dame, Wisconsin Move to Elite 8
CLEVELAND -- Notre Dame's march through March is picking up speed.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Ortiz, Napoli Return as Red Sox Beat Twins 5-4
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Harden's Way: James Harden's Focus Vaults Him Into NBA MVP Conversation
HOUSTON -- A couple of months ago, James Harden was told by a reporter that he seemed different this season, a year in which he has gone from a great player to a front-runner for MVP, and was asked what prompted the change.
Friday, March 27, 2015

Ex-Husker DE Randy Gregory to NFL Media: I Failed Drug Tests
OMAHA, Neb. -- Defensive end Randy Gregory said he tested positive for marijuana at the NFL scouting combine last month and that he failed two drug tests at Nebraska last year.
Friday, March 27, 2015

O'Brien Wins Giant Slalom Title at US Alpine Championships
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine -- Lindsey Vonn wasn't there to compete, simply to film the giant slalom course and mingle with the next wave of up-and-coming skiers.
Friday, March 27, 2015

AP Source: Mark Price To Take Over as Charlotte 49ers Coach
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Charlotte has hired Mark Price as its basketball coach, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Duffy, McKennis Win Super-G Crowns in Maine
CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine -- The race was all but wrapped up, the medals all but awarded.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Bendtner Hat Trick Gives Denmark 3-2 Exhibition Win Over US
The pattern since last spring is familiar: The United States does well in the first half and fades as the final whistle approaches.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hawks Snap Three-game Losing Streak
BOSTON -- Goran Dragic had 22 points and seven assists, and the banged-up Miami Heat beat the Boston Celtics 93-86 on Wednesday night.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Quick Hits
COLLEGE WRESTLING
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Re-energized Brey Leads Notre Dame Against Steady Shockers
CLEVELAND -- The blessing of being the son of an Olympic athlete meant Mike Brey grew up in a house where excellence wasn't requested from his mother, but required.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Kentucky Prepared To Face "Press Virginia"
CLEVELAND -- Nothing has rattled Kentucky to this point. Unbeaten and unblemished, the Wildcats have handled every challenge this season.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Tanaka Allows 3 Runs, Yankees Lose 7-2 to Mets
TAMPA, Fla. -- Masahiro Tanaka is staying away from one pitch and working on another.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Change to Extra Points Likely in NFL
PHOENIX -- Spice it up.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

6 Teams with 10 or More Losses Most Ever To Reach Sweet 16
The NCAA Tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far.
Thursday, March 26, 2015

Boston Olympic Group Urges Statewide Referendum on 2024 Bid
BOSTON -- The group behind Boston's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics said Tuesday that it wants the residents of Massachusetts to decide whether the effort to bring the games to the city should go forward.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Bears Agree to 1-year Deal with Former 49ers DE McDonald
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bears agreed Tuesday to a one-year contract with former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Ray McDonald despite his having some brushes with the law.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015


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