Sports

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 …

What’s Next for RGIII?

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

The instant reaction to quarterback Robert Griffin III being benched for the second time in two seasons by two different Washington Redskins coaches is that Griffin essentially is done in D.C., that his stunningly swift descent from rookie-year …

TV SportsWatch

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

•••Sports on TV••• COLLEGE FOOTBALL 7:30 p.m. LSU at Texas A&M, ESPN TCU at Texas, FS1 GOLF 8 p.m. PGA Tour of Australasia, Australian Open, second round, at Sydney, TGC MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL Noon Orlando Classic, first round, Santa Clara vs. Tennessee, at Orlando, Fla., ESPN2 1 p.m. Battle 4 Atlantis, semifinal, …

Boston Wants To Take Olympics Back to School

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Boston — Field hockey at Harvard Stadium. Fencing and archery at MIT. Horses for the equestrian events cared for at the Tufts Hospital for Large Animals. Welcome to the University Games. Boston is bidding on the 2024 Summer …

Legendary Goalie Receives an Invite

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

St. Louis — Martin Brodeur will practice starting Friday with the St. Louis Blues, who have lost goalie Brian Elliott indefinitely with a lower body injury. The 42-year-old Brodeur said earlier this month he’s been working out and hoped to land a job. The team announced the invitation …

Riley Memorial Karate Club Promotes Seven Youths

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Hartland — Seven young members of the Riley Memorial Karate Club earned promotions in martial arts after testing under the guidance of sensei Peter Carini on Nov. 10. Taylor Isenor, Zachary Kostas and Christopher Kostas all received the rank of yellow belt. Jack Morin, Matty Hennig and Noah …

In Brief: Browns Star Felt Ostracized During Suspension

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Berea, Ohio — As his teammates and coaches went about their season, Josh Gordon felt like an outsider. He was exiled on his own team. Unable to practice or play during his 10-game NFL suspension, the star wide receiver was so isolated that he said it felt as …

Cowboys Battle Eagles for NFC East Lead

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Arlington, Texas — Tony Romo still talks about wishing he had been on the field instead of at home following back surgery when the Cowboys lost a playoffs-or-bust finale to Philadelphia last season. Eleven months and yet another back injury later, the Dallas quarterback will be out there …

Butler Upends No. 5 UNC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Paradise Island, Bahamas — Alex Barlow and Kelan Martin each scored 17 points and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Roosevelt Jones added …

James, Cavaliers Throttle Wizards

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Cleveland — LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night. Five days after they were embarrassed in a 91-78 loss to Washington, the Cavs controlled this one …

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place …