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Flipped Disc at Storrs Pond

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Unaware of the onlookers he’s drawn, Hanover’s Logan Wahrenberger, 12, winds up for a shot during a disc golf clinic at Storrs Pond Recreation Area in Hanover on Monday evening. Wahrenberger, a first-time disc golfer, and his family went to the clinic for an introduction to a sport that many of his family members play. The course is new to …

Patriots’ Gronkowski Gets OK to Join Training Camp

Thursday, July 24, 2014

The Associated Press Foxborough, Mass. — Rob Gronkowski was a training camp spectator last summer while recovering from surgery. This summer, after another operation, the …

Toronto Stifles Red Sox

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Toronto — Jose Bautista homered and drove in two runs, R.A. Dickey won for the first time in three starts and the Toronto Blue Jays …

An Advanced Management Class

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Thomas Stinson The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Considering only 21 managers have been inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s out of a pool of more than 700, considering that almost half of them were deceased at the …

Cornering Market On Big Corners

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Randy Covitz The Kansas City Star When he was the Chiefs’ head coach, Marty Schottenheimer was fond of saying a team can never have enough good cornerbacks. Nowadays, an NFL team can’t have enough big cornerbacks. With colleges churning out bigger and stronger targets, and NFL teams …

Looking At Red Lights

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Jim Utter The Charlotte Observer In the not-so-shocking news department, NASCAR Chairman Brian France confirmed on Monday what has become apparent in recent weeks — next season’s Sprint Cup Series schedule will not look all that different from this year’s. The bulk of the schedule — outside …

McCarthy, Yanks Top Texas

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Associated Press New York — Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven …

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Associated Press Atlanta — Jarrod Saltalamacchia drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, Henderson Alvarez won for the first time in three starts and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Thursday night. In taking three of four games, the Marlins won just …

Sox Offensively Challenged

Friday, July 25, 2014

By Ian Harrison Associated Press Toronto — Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double of the cycle and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston …

Friday, July 25, 2014

Cleveland (ap) — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward …

Brady: ‘You Can’t Take Anything for Granted’

Friday, July 25, 2014

The Associated Press Foxborough, Mass. — Three quarterbacks took turns throwing as the New England Patriots began training camp Thursday. It’s the 15th for Tom Brady, the fourth for Ryan Mallett and the first for Jimmy Garoppolo. All …

Nibali Wins Stage 18, Closes in on Tour Title

Friday, July 25, 2014

Argeles-Gazost, France (ap) — Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. On the last big climb of Stage 18, the Italian broke …

Yankees Acquire LHP Capuano from Rockies

Friday, July 25, 2014

New York (ap) — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday’s 4-2 win over Texas that they’d gotten the 35-year-old Capuano for cash. Capuano started the …