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Big Green Beats the Buzzer

Friday, November 28, 2014

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s basketball home opener had just concluded Friday … or had it? Had the Big Green beaten Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne, as the home fans believed? Or, as the scoreboard showed, was the matchup headed for overtime? Could it be, as the Mastodons vigorously protested, that they had actually won the contest? No one knew, including …

Court Back in Session for Raiders Coach

Friday, November 28, 2014

Lebanon — Tim Kehoe took a year away from basketball last season to assist his brother, Ed, who was battling cancer. It was the right …

Commentary: Rice Will Return, but Not With Ravens

Friday, November 28, 2014

There will be no more Ray Rice at M&T Bank Stadium. No more Ray Rice flexing his biceps, or Ray Rice Halloween costumes. No more …

Against Odds, Public School Aims for Grid Championship

Friday, November 28, 2014

By Michael Tarm The Associated Press Chicago — Unlike some resource-rich powerhouses that typically vie for Illinois’ high school football championships, the Phillips Academy Wildcats must lug their helmets and pads nearly a mile to a South Side …

Eagles Overwhelm Cowboys, 33-10

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press Arlington, Texas — LeSean McCoy is looking more like the NFL rushing champion of a year ago, and Mark Sanchez is getting more comfortable in Philadelphia’s offense. McCoy ran for 159 yards and a touchdown, …

5 Years and Counting

Friday, November 28, 2014

By Doug Ferguson AP Golf Writer Any mention of golf during the week of Thanksgiving used to be about the Skins Game. Now it’s hard not to think about Tiger Woods. It was five years ago this week …

Price Cap Set for Olympic Bids

Friday, November 28, 2014

Boston — The magic number for the U.S. cities hoping to host the 2024 Olympics is $5 billion. Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington have all submitted spending plans under that mark for their bids to host …

No. 2 Wisconsin Rallies Past Hoyas

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press Paradise Island, Bahamas — Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Nigel Hayes’ acrobatic tip-in with 20 seconds left capped his 15-point day, and No. 2 Wisconsin needed to rally in the second half to beat Georgetown …

Garbutt and Lowry Suspended by the League

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press New York — Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt has been suspended for two games by the NHL while Winnipeg Jets forward Adam Lowry received a one-game ban for separate incidents this week. Garbutt was disciplined for kneeing Edmonton Oilers forward Taylor Hall in the Stars’ …

TCU Makes Statement

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press Austin, Texas — Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs …

Blazing New Trails: Additions to Claremont Park Slated for Spring

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Claremont — Work is expected to begin next spring on construction of nearly three miles of new trails on a variety of terrain in Moody Park. The upgrade is based on recommendations from a trail building and maintenance …

Dartmouth’s ‘War Horse’ Eyes an Elusive Podium Finish

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Copper Mountain, Colo. — The end of a ski season usually brings another surgery for Andrew Weibrecht followed by weeks and weeks of recovery. No operations this summer, though. Not one ache or pain, either. It’s been ages …

Pack’s Goal: Stop Gronk

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Green Bay, Wis. — Micah Hyde has seen the film of New England’s Rob Gronkowski, and he is understandably impressed. The Green Bay Packers safety would be just fine if didn’t have to cover the Patriots’ 6-foot-6 behemoth …