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Dartmouth Graduate Friel Helping NFL to Change Its Approach to Domestic Abuse Reports, Penalties

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Hanover — The words jumped off the screen with the impact of a crushing blind-side tackle. The video is about domestic violence. The speaker is former NFL defensive tackle Joe Ehrmann. “Imagine this is your loved one,” he tells the group. “What would you do?” The 32 men in the audience for this private screening were riveted. Their attention was …

Time to Shake The Rust: After Lengthy Break, K.C., S.F. Start World Series

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Kansas City, Mo. — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage and ducked when the …

Make Him an Offer He Can’t Refuse

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Claremont The auction of a variety of items — including antiques cars and excess kitchen equipment — at the Twin State Speedway Sunday turned out …

Giants Try to Make Most Out of Latest Loss

Monday, October 20, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Eli Manning and the New York Giants go into their bye week feeling as though they played a better game. They still have consecutive losses to the two teams ahead of them in the NFC …

Cross Off Another: Dartmouth Football Keeps Victories Coming

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Hanover — Homecoming lived up to its name at Saturday’s Dartmouth College football game, won by the hosts, 24-21, over nonconference opponent Holy Cross. The victory pushed the Big Green to 4-1 and when it was over, the …

Hanover Girls Soccer’s Defense Not About to Rest

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Hanover — The Hanover High girls soccer team entered the season facing uncertainty on defense. Now the only uncertainty is coming from the opposition. A first-half own goal Saturday was enough for the Marauders in a 1-0 homecoming …

Local Roundup: Long Memories Carry Mascoma Past Franklin

Sunday, October 19, 2014

West Canaan — Andrew Cashe set the tone from the opening kickoff for the Mascoma football team, returning the kick for a touchdown to help the Royals beat visitng Franklin 38-18 on Saturday afternoon. Cashe didn’t stop there …

Go Old-School or Use New Technology?

Sunday, October 19, 2014

By Roger Phillips The Idaho Statesman Sometimes gadgets detract from the hunt, and sometimes add to it. I sometimes over think things, and this is a classic example. Should I buy a trail camera? It could be a …

Teaching Kids Outdoor Ropes

Sunday, October 19, 2014

By Theresa Harrington Contra Costa Times Richmond, Calif. — This weekend, more than two dozen DeJean Middle School students will explore Mount Diablo in California, hoping to see tarantulas and other natural wonders. Although the Richmond school is located in the same county as the state park, many …

Fishing Rod Creates Lifelong Bond

Sunday, October 19, 2014

By Collins Doughtie The Island Packet When I sat down this morning to write this column, it took me quite a while to type the first sentence. Car lag surely affected my ability to write. My wife, Karen, and I made the nine-hour drive back from Virginia where …

Any Hope for NFL’s Bottom-Feeders?

Sunday, October 19, 2014

For all the excitement over the rise of the Cowboys, improvement of the Browns and impressive performances by the Chargers, the NFL also is weighed down by some very weak teams. Sure, the Raiders and Jaguars weren’t expected …

Giants Visit Hot Cowboys

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Tony Romo was in his first full season as a starter when the Dallas Cowboys last strung together enough wins to have one of the NFL’s best records. The franchise didn’t exist the only other time a running back started a season the way DeMarco …

Irish’s Four Horsemen Galloped Game to Forefront in ’24

Sunday, October 19, 2014

The U.S. Military Academy Band struck up a rousing John Philip Sousa march at one end the Polo Grounds, New York City’s eccentric stadium. As the musicians wheeled to their right and down one side of the football field, the first ranks of the Corps of Cadets emerged …