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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 …

Still Shooting Its Age: Claremont Country Club Turning 100 Years Old

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Claremont — One hundred years ago, golfers employed wood-shafted clubs with wooden heads, carrying their own clubs or hiring a caddie. The fairways were littered with stubble, and the ball would bounce when putted across the greens. Fred …

Local Roundup: Russell Trails at N.E. Am

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Winchester, Mass. — Evan Russell’s defense of his New England Amateur championship got off to a rough start, but not so much that the Grantham resident can’t still compete for a repeat. Russell shot a 3-over-par 74 to open the three-day, 72-hole tournament at Winchester Country Club on …

Survey Finds Sharp Increase in Teens Experimenting With HGH

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey. In a confidential 2013 survey of 3,705 …

Ex-UNH Coach Faces Assault Charge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

The Associated Press Durham, n.h. — Former University of New Hampshire women’s hockey coach Brian McCloskey has been charged with assault in an encounter during a game last year. The Strafford County Superior Court Clerk’s office says McCloskey, a former Dartmouth College men’s hockey player and assistant coach …

Dungy’s Remarks Reveal Hypocrite

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Michael Sam, gay player = distraction, please go away. Michael Vick, dog killer = deserves a chance. Please explain the logic, Tony Dungy. The man who said he wouldn’t have drafted Michael Sam because he is a distraction is the same man who stood in Michael Vick’s corner …

Padres Send Headley to Yanks

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York — Trying to boost one of the weakest lineups in the American League, the New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday for rookie infielder Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula. Headley arrived at Yankee Stadium …

Nibali, Rogers Find Favor in Pyrenees

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Bagneres-De-Luchon, France — Australia’s Michael Rogers led a breakaway to a downhill finish in winning the longest stage as the Tour de France entered the Pyrenees on Tuesday. Vincenzo Nibali, about 8½ minutes back, reined in his top …

For Sam, Football Is Finally Real

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

St. Louis — Now it starts to get intense for Michael Sam and the rest of the St. Louis Rams rookies. The first openly gay player drafted in the NFL is enthusiastic about the challenge. Twice on Tuesday, he mentioned how enjoyable it was being back on the …

Giants’ Offensive Line Is a Jumble OFfensive Line

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

East Rutherford, n.j. — Nothing is more important to the New York Giants’ championship chances than protecting Eli Manning. Nothing is more jumbled in the Giants’ lineup as training camp opens than the offensive line. Not the best …

Jets Send Paper Season Tickets to the Trash Bin

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

East Rutherford, n.j. — The New York Jets are doing away with paper tickets for season ticket holders and offering those fans a rewards plan for showing up regularly and behaving properly. The high-end rewards include Super Bowl tickets and a trip to a road game on the …