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Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Hanover — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory cigars, huh?” the man asked with a wry smile. Yes, indeed. After smoking the Tigers, 41-10, the Big Green was in a mood …

Injuries, Miscues Doom Newport Bid for State Crown

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Durham, n.h. — The Newport High football team did virtually everything it wanted against anyone not named Campbell this season. Unfortunately for the Tigers, it …

For Dartmouth Football, a Good Kind of Hurt

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Sam Farnham was standing in the Princeton stands, engrossed in the images on his phone, when he heard a familiar voice. “What’s …

Butcher Your Own Deer? He’ll Show You How

Sunday, November 23, 2014

By Dennis Anderson (Minneapolis) Star Tribune Kerry Swendsen is evangelistic in his message to deer hunters: You can butcher your own deer. And save money in the process. And be assured the venison you and your family eat came from the deer you shot. Swendsen, who has decades …

Early Taste of the Season

Sunday, November 23, 2014

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News It is a tradition that is carved out before the turkey hits the table, and most skiers and riders have yet to schuss down paths of man-made mountain gold. On …

Fore for Two

Sunday, November 23, 2014

New Hampshire high school golf teams have the advantage of an entire summer to get their games tuned up for the fall season. Then it’s a one-month dash for a championship. Out of four NHIAA Divisions, Hanover and …

Something’s Gotta Give

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — It’s no surprise that the New England Patriots lead the NFL in scoring. In the past four seasons, they’ve done that twice and finished third twice. But the Detroit Lions allowing the fewest points? Now there’s a surprise. In the past seven seasons, they gave …

Cowboys- Giants: Aching QBs Meet

Sunday, November 23, 2014

For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back. While the Giants’ Eli Manning is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career. Romo takes the Dallas Cowboys to New York tonight with a chance to match the win total from their …

Manning, Broncos suddenly looking vulnerable

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Miami (6-4) at Denver (7-3) The Broncos suddenly are looking fragile. They need to end their November swoon quickly or even could face the possibility of not playing in January. Peyton Manning and the defending AFC champions played their two worst games in the past three weeks, falling …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s XC 20th at Nationals

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Terre Haute, Ind. — The Dartmouth women’s cross country team completed its season with a 20th-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. Junior Dana Giordano led the Big Green in the six-kilometer race, taking 45th place in 20 …

With Last-Minute TD, Crimson Crafts a Perfect Ending

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered for The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the …

No. 1 UNH Does Barely Enough to Beat Maine, Take CAA Title

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Orono, Maine — New Hampshire overcame six turnovers to beat Maine 20-12 on Saturday, securing the Colonial Athletic Association title and a spot in the FCS Playoffs. New Hampshire (10-1, 8-0) has now won 10 games in a row, a school-record. Sean Goldrich, who came into the game …

Oklahoma RB Sets Single-Game Mark

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Norman, Okla. — Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday. A week after Wisconsin’s …