Sports

Stevens Steps Over InterLakes

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Claremont — Sophomore Parker Smith had 25 points and 12 rebounds as the Stevens High boys basketball team made its way through the NHIAA Division III play-in round with a 65-54 win over InterLakes on Tuesday night at Carr Gym. Smith had nine of those points in the fourth quarter as Stevens pulled away from a 48-48 tie to outscore …

Surprise in Cub Colors: Dartmouth’s Hendricks In Chicago’s Plans

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mesa, Ariz. — Studying has never been a problem for Chicago Cubs pitcher Kyle Hendricks, who has a degree in economics from Dartmouth College. The …

Local Roundup: Woodstock Skiers Grab Four State Crowns in a Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Mendon, Vt. — Say this about this year’s Woodstock Union High School skiing program: When the Wasps go out, they apparently go all out. In …

Minoso, MLB’s 1st Black Latino Star, Dies

Monday, March 2, 2015

Chicago — When Minnie Minoso broke into major league baseball, the “Cuban Comet” was part of a wave of black players who changed the game forever. By the time he played in his final game 35 years ago, …

Golden State Evades Celtics

Monday, March 2, 2015

Boston — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, making four straight free throws to clinch it in the final seconds and the Golden State Warriors erased a 26-point deficit to beat the Boston Celtics 106-101 on Sunday night. Golden …

Rain Halts Finish for PGA Field

Monday, March 2, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Ian Poulter didn’t realize he had a three-shot lead in the Honda Classic, only that he was playing well enough to feel like he was in control of his game and the tournament. One shank changed everything Sunday. “That just came out of …

Draft Picks Valuable Currency at Trade Deadline

Monday, March 2, 2015

General managers, count your draft picks. In this trade market, they’re valuable currency. In the days leading to today’s NHL trade deadline, draft picks have been moving at a swift pace. It’s a seller’s market, and much more selling could be coming. Already the Toronto Maple Leafs, Carolina …

The View From Down Here

Monday, March 2, 2015

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho lies on the ground to celebrate his team’s 2-0 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the English League Cup final in London on Sunday. John Terry’s goal just short of halftime set the table for …

Johnson Solid at Atlanta Again

Monday, March 2, 2015

Hampton, Ga. — The season just started. The calendar hasn’t even turned to spring. Yet Jimmie Johnson has all but wrapped up a shot at his record-tying seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup title. Quickly establishing he’s one of the …

Rousey’s Future Nothing But Rosy

Monday, March 2, 2015

Los Angeles — Ronda Rousey won a fight in 16 seconds last summer, falling a second short of the quickest victory in UFC history. At the time, the bantamweight champion figured the speed with which she pummeled Alexis Davis was a fluke. “It’s something everybody on my team …

No. 5 Wisconsin Earns Share of Big Ten Title

Monday, March 2, 2015

Madison, Wis. — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday …

Houston Cleaves Cavs

Monday, March 2, 2015

Houston — James Harden scored 33 points and LeBron James missed a pair of free throws with 4.2 seconds left in overtime, helping the Houston Rockets hold on for a 105-103 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday. …

Ovechkin Goals End Washington’s Slide

Monday, March 2, 2015

Washington — Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game skid with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple …