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Close-Quarters Racing

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Allan Hammond (77) and Chris Donnelly (20C) go door to door during Sportsman Modified action at Bear Ridge Speedway in Bradford, Vt., on Saturday night. Donnelly finished the division’s feature race in second place behind D.J. Robinson, who became the 11th different driver to record a win in the division this summer. Michael Danforth (Sportsman Coupes), Jason Giguere (Late Models) …

I’ll Be There: Gronk

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Star tight end Rob Gronkowski stood in front of his Gillette Stadium locker Monday and announced he will be playing in the …

Phils’ No-No a Labor of Labor

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Atlanta — On Labor Day, Cole Hamels and the Philadelphia bullpen spread the workload on a no-hitter. Hamels and three Phillies relievers combined on the …

Dunks a Lot, Boss

Monday, September 1, 2014

United States coxswain Katelin Snyder gets the traditional toss into the water by her boatmates after the U.S. women’s eight won their final at the World Rowing Championships in Amsterdam on Sunday. The team, which included Hanover High …

U.S. Rallies, Beats Turkey

Monday, September 1, 2014

Bilbao, Spain — Kenneth Faried scored 22 points, Anthony Davis all of his 19 in the second half, and the United States rebounded from a rare deficit at halftime to beat Turkey 98-77 on Sunday in the Basketball …

Brewers Add Reliever Broxton

Monday, September 1, 2014

San Francisco — The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. Milwaukee announced the move to bolster its bullpen before Sunday’s series finale against the San Francisco Giants. The 30-year-old Broxton is 4-2 with a …

Dunn Deal: A’s Get Slugger

Monday, September 1, 2014

Chicago (ap) — The Oakland Athletics acquired slugger Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch. The White Sox also sent cash to Oakland while acquiring minor league pitcher Nolan Sanburn. Second in the AL West, the Athletics …

Angels Bedevil Oakland

Monday, September 1, 2014

Anaheim, Calif. — Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, rookie Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland …

Henley Heats Up, Takes DBC Lead

Monday, September 1, 2014

Norton, Mass. — Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with …

It’s Gronk Time

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — Tom Brady and his receiving corps are more comfortable in their second season together. The star quarterback also may have his biggest target back for the New England Patriots’ opener. If Rob Gronkowski can stay …

Lots of Buzz in the Unknown

Sunday, August 31, 2014

By Marty Basch Special to the Valley News They appeared along the shores of Unknown Pond reflecting the Kilkenny region mountain called The Horn as if popping from the glossy pages of an outdoor magazine. Dressed more for fly-fishing — complete with smart-looking vest — than for hiking, …

Woman Wins Battle To Capture the ‘Fish of a Lifetime’

Sunday, August 31, 2014

By Sam Cook Duluth News Tribune When a fish hit one of the lines Paul and Charlene Lind were trolling Aug. 14 in the Apostle Islands, Charlene was gracious. She let Paul take that fish. “I said, ‘I’m going to take the next one because the next one …

Simple Hints For a Big Catch

Sunday, August 31, 2014

By Coleman Stokes Special to the Valley News Perhaps the biggest compliment ever paid to me was by my friend Larry, who said: “If you go fishing with Coleman, you will catch fish.” That was after I had …