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Shrine Game Notes: Hanover Grad Looks Ahead to UNH

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Castleton, Vt. — Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl coaches don’t get every kid they want. Hoping to lure all of the Twin States’ top football talent to raise money for Shrine hospitals, the game sometimes loses high-caliber athletes bound for college gridiron programs that don’t want recruits risking their bodies in what is essentially an exhibition. Hanover High’s Shawn Cavallaro never …

Fire Sale: Last-Place Red Sox Clean House

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Boston — The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power. Now they can use some name tags to stick on the jerseys of the …

Woodstock’s Bradley a Man of Many Quirks

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Akron, Ohio — Woodstock native Keegan Bradley has developed a bit of a reputation among the PGA Tour with regards to his personality. Quirky. Unique. …

Toronto Lays Red Sox to Waste

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Boston — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs, R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings and the Toronto Blue Jays romped past the Boston Red Sox 14-1 on Monday night. The Blue Jays won for the sixth time in …

A Special Sister Keeps Spieth Humble

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bethesda, Md. — Her father was playing a members-only event at Congressional Country Club, but the Penn State freshman-to-be had to slip away to find her new favorite player on the PGA Tour. Jordan Spieth is No. 1 …

Wheels on the Car Go Upside-Down

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Bristol, Conn., driver Joe Krawiec (6) goes for a barrel roll on Saturday night during the USAC DMA Midget heat race at Bear Ridge Speeway in Bradford, Vt. Fellow competitor Anthony Nocella (29) got a front-seat view of …

Judge OKs Record Sale Of Clippers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Los Angeles — A judge ruled against Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling on Monday in his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Superior Court Judge Michael Levanas sided with Sterling’s estranged wife Shelly Sterling, who …

D-I Soccer Considering Year-Round Schedule

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sasho Cirovski is college soccer’s most passionate advocate, a guardian of the oft-criticized university development system, but the longtime University of Maryland men’s coach appreciates the need to evolve. That is why, as chairman of the Division I men’s coaches committee, he has joined forces with NCAA leaders, …

Don’t Write Him Off Just Yet

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Indianapolis — Long before Jimmie Johnson arrived on the NASCAR scene, Jeff Gordon was the fastest thing on wheels. He was the “Wonder Boy” who racked up wins at a record pace. He brought the southern sport to …

Marketing in U.S. Bid’s Way

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Colorado Springs, Colo. — If Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco or Washington are picked to host the 2024 Olympics, one of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s first tasks will be to hand over millions in sponsorships to the victorious city’s new organizing committee. It’s one of those costly facts …

Scott Hired to Coach Lakers

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Los Angeles — The Los Angeles Lakers have confirmed Byron Scott is their new head coach. The Lakers finally made the long-anticipated announcement Monday night in a news release. Scott told reporters last weekend he had been hired by the Lakers, who haven’t had a head coach since …

Miles of Smiles

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Cortland, n.y. — Oday Aboushi gently placed the young boy on the hospital room bed, and quickly stepped aside. The child’s mother broke down at the sight of her suddenly unrecognizable son. His once-misshapen mouth appeared nearly normal. …

Manning Boogies At Camp

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Englewood, Colo. — Peyton Manning isn’t all business all the time. The star quarterback showed his lighter side Monday when he did a dorky dance during the team stretch when Rocky Top was blared through the loudspeakers at the Denver Broncos’ training camp. While Manning was dancing to …