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In Need of a Charge: Colby-Sawyer Baseball Finds Wins Elusive

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Colby-Sawyer College baseball players Matt McIntosh and Justin Devoid were loosening up with a game of catch Sunday alongside the first-base line at Norwich University as their team piled up several runs en route to sweeping a nonconference doubleheader. “Where has this been for the last 26 games?” joked McIntosh. Devoid, a first baseman and a former Hartford High standout, …

Betts Delivers in 9th as Sox Clip Jays

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Boston — Mookie Betts has proven he can turn on a fastball in his brief time in the majors. He didn’t miss one for his …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Lacrosse Nixes John Stark

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Hanover — To turn fortunes around following its first loss of the season, the Hanover High girls lacrosse team knew it would need to cut …

Islanders Force Seventh Game

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Uniondale, n.y. — Nikolay Kulemin scored the go-ahead goal with 9:27 left and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 3-1 on Saturday to force Game 7 in the first-round playoff series. Islanders captain John Tavares had …

Bucks Win At the Buzzer

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Milwaukee — Jerryd Bayless made a layup at the buzzer off an inbounds pass, lifting Milwaukee to a 92-90 victory over Chicago on Saturday, drawing the Bucks within 3-1 in their Eastern Conference playoff series. With 1.3 seconds …

Celtics Don’t Want to Be Swept Away

Sunday, April 26, 2015

The first round of the NBA playoffs seems too easy for LeBron James. He’s never lost a first-round series. His teams are 39-7 in first-round games. And when Cleveland visits Boston in Game 4 of their Eastern Conference …

Mets Pound Yankees

Sunday, April 26, 2015

New York — Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the …

Pens Search for Answers After Quick Exit

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Pittsburgh — Sidney Crosby wasn’t making excuses so much as stating the obvious. The Pittsburgh Penguins raced through the fall, but limped through the winter and an all-too-brief spring. The faces, the pace, the results all changed when the health issues and injuries that began with defenseman Olli …

Dartmouth Sixth at Ivy Meet

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Bethlehem, Pa. — Thirty-six holes are in the books and the Dartmouth College men’s golf team is in sixth place falling two spots after the second round of the Ivy League Men’s Golf Championship at Saucon Valley Golf Club. Princeton remains on top and lowered its score to …

7 Punished by MLB for Brawl

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Kansas City, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals and Chicago White Sox each lost Saturday without playing a game. Four members of the Royals and three from the White Sox were punished for their roles in a series-opening brawl in Chicago, and six of the players drew suspensions. …

Sox Lose Wacky Game

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Baltimore — David Lough hit a game-ending homer in the 10th inning to cap a two-run rally against Koji Uehara, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Saturday night to end a five-game losing streak. A crowd of 36,757 showed up for this matchup of …

Commentary: Shunned Stars Belong in Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015

Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens deserve their plaques in Cooperstown. While we’re at it, so does Pete Rose. Bonds’ criminal conviction stemming from baseball’s shameful steroids era was thrown out this week, Clemens was never convicted of anything, …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Baseball Scores in Bunches

Friday, April 24, 2015

Manchester, Vt. — The Woodstock Union High and Burr & Burton Academy softball teams were immersed in a relatively low-scoring game on Friday — that is, until late in the game. The Wasps saved their best production for …