Sports

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first win over the Crimson (11-5, 1-1 Ivy) …

Big Green’s Big Lead Slips Away

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — What was shaping up to be one of the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team’s most enjoyable victories in recent years instead became an …

Fat of the Land: Wide-Tire Biking Makes an Inroad in the Winter

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Lebanon — Spending long winters away from trails is quickly becoming less mandatory for mountain bike enthusiasts. Snow-covered ground is turning much more accessible thanks …

Club’s Skating ‘Spectacular’ To Feature Olympians, Students

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about 90 minutes long, leaving “just enough time to get home for …

Sunday, January 25, 2015

When Minnesota’s bald eagles head south for the winter, they don’t go far. Like the hardy Northerners they are, they’re content to bask in the less-than-balmy breezes along the Mississippi River in southeastern Minnesota, which on the day …

TV Host Explores Watersports

Sunday, January 25, 2015

She’s an IBM engineer on weekdays, a champion free-dive spearfisher on weekends and, for six years, the host of a TV show on the Outdoor Channel. Now she’s developing her Blue Wild Ocean Adventure and Marine Art Expo …

Wild and Wacky

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Glendale, Ariz. — The NFL has reached the pinnacle of its season with the Super Bowl just around the corner. Although it’s the most popular sport in the U.S., for many Americans and millions around the world, the …

Blount Glad He’s Back With Patriots

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Foxborough, Mass. — A right cross to an opponent’s chin. An arrest on a marijuana possession charge. A decision to walk out on the Pittsburgh Steelers. And now, for LeGarrette Blount, a spot in the Super Bowl in …

Razzle-Dazzle Time

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Trick plays stand out in a Super Bowl a little like clown suits at a cocktail party. In this highest-of-high-stakes contest, the appetite for NFL coaches whose strategies lean more conservative than not is typically low for gadgets …

Ex- Eagles QB Raising Funds Through Auction

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Philadelphia — Randall Cunningham is set for one more turnover he doesn’t mind committing. The former All-Pro quarterback is auctioning off memorabilia from a fantastic NFL career to raise funds for the church he serves in Las Vegas. …

Riley: Heat Can Make Playoffs

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Miami — Pat Riley stood along a wall in what the Miami Heat call “Championship Alley,” the hallway that links the team’s locker room and the court inside AmericanAirlines Arena. The corridor is lined with photos of great …

Seattle’s Silent GM Opens Up

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Renton, Wash. — It was not a simple season for Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider, from the preseason holdout of Marshawn Lynch to the midseason trade of Percy Harvin. Even celebrating the Seahawks’ second straight NFC championship …

Hanover’s Krass Fifth in Slopestyle at X Games

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Aspen, Colo. — Hanover’s Julia Krass placed fifth out of eight skiers in the women’s ski slopestyle at the Winter X Games on Saturday. Krass, who was invited to the event after failing to automatically qualify, posted scores …