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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 …

Toronto Pummels Peavy, Sox

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Toronto — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro …

Athletics Reach Deal to Stay in Oakland

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Oakland, Calif. — Holy Toledo, it’s a deal. After months of wrangling and public spats, the Oakland A’s and the city they have called home for nearly a half-century agreed to a lease extension that could keep the …

Baseball Expanded Standings

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

american league East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Baltimore 54 44 .551 — — 6-4 W-1 26-23 28-21 Toronto 52 49 .515 3½ 2 5-5 W-1 28-23 24-26 New York 50 48 .510 4 2½ 5-5 L-1 21-24 29-24 Boston 47 53 .470 8 6½ 8-2 L-1 26-26 21-27 Tampa Bay 47 53 .470 8 6½ 7-3 W-5 22-28 25-25 Central Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Detroit 55 41 .573 — — 6-4 W-2 26-25 29-16 Cleveland 51 49 .510 6 2½ 7-3 W-1 29-19 22-30 Kansas City 48 50 .490 8 4½ 2-8 L-4 22-25 26-25 Chicago 48 52 .480 9 5½ 5-5 W-1 27-22 21-30 Minnesota 45 54 .455 11½ 8 5-5 L-1 22-26 23-28 West Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Oakland 61 37 .622 — — 6-4 W-1 32-16 29-21 Los Angeles 59 39 .602 2 — 7-3 L-1 34-17 25-22 Seattle 53 46 .535 8½ — 4-6 W-1 25-26 28-20 Houston 41 58 .414 20½ 12 5-5 W-1 21-28 20-30 Texas 40 59 .404 21½ 13 2-8 W-1 18-30 22-29 Monday’s Games Texas 4, N.Y. Yankees 2Boston 14, Toronto 1 Minnesota 4, Cleveland 3Chicago White Sox 3, Kansas …

Marlins Bully Braves

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Atlanta — Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami’s rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday …

Colorado’s Tulowitzki Headed for Disabled List

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Denver — Major league batting leader Troy Tulowitzki has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Colorado Rockies because of a left hip flexor strain. The 29-year-old All-Star shortstop was hurt while running out a grounder at Pittsburgh on Saturday night. He was held out of …

Growing Up a Hazard to Golf: Real World Claims Talent From NHGA

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Goffstown, n.h. — Michael Killam didn’t see the question coming. When he comprehended it, he needed a few moments to gain his composure. The blessing of the New Hampshire Golf Association’s state championship format — a weeklong grind …

Ex-Wildcat Joins Stevens Basketball

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Claremont — Matthew Baird-Torney, 26, who played his high school basketball at rival Fall Mountain Regional High School, has been selected as the varsity boys basketball coach at Stevens High School. Baird-Torney replaces Scott MacNamee, who has taken …

Ortiz Passes Yaz on Homer List in Boston Rout

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Toronto — One day after promising he was “about to get hotter than Jamaica in the middle of August,” David Ortiz hit two towering home runs. They were the 452nd and 453rd of his career, moving Ortiz past …

Foot Rest

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Italy’s Michele Scarponi uses an Astana team car for a pre-workout respite on Monday in Lignan-sur-Orb, France. Scarponi was waiting for teammates, including overall Tour de France leader Vincenzo Nibali, before heading out on a training ride. Monday …

Tommy John Surgery Routine, but It’s No Sure Bet

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

It is not unusual for a kid to decide he has no interest in going into the family business. It is a bit different for Lucas Giolito, who turned his back on Hollywood and still might come out ahead in the departments of fame and fortune. His grandfather, …