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Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an NCAA Division I tournament second-round game against 11th-seeded Providence College. The Friars scored all of their goals in the second half en …

Detroit Put in A Cage

Monday, November 24, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a …

No. 1 Not Done

Monday, November 24, 2014

Members of the University of New Hampshire football team celebrate their 20-12 win over Maine on Saturday in Orono, Maine, a victory that gave the …

NHL Watchdogs Keeping An Eye on Player Safety

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Michael Russo Star Tribune New York — A decade or two ago, the standard line from NHL coaches and general managers after one of their players took a dirty hit was: “We’re sending the tape to the …

A Quiet Week On College Gridiron

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer We interrupt this exciting college football season, the race for the first playoff and the Heisman Trophy chase, to bring you this Saturday. By chance and by plan, this weekend’s college football schedule does not have much to get excited …

Gronk: ‘I Just Love Playing’

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Carlos Monarrez Detroit Free Press Rob Gronkowski was really close Wednesday. But he fell just short of achieving the same level of stonewalling mastery as Arian (“I’m just trying to the best teammate I can be”) Foster, …

Friday, November 21, 2014

NFL Standings AMERICAN CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div New England 8 2 0 .800 323 218 5-0-0 3-2-0 6-2-0 2-0-0 2-1-0 Miami 6 4 0 .600 249 180 3-2-0 3-2-0 5-2-0 1-2-0 2-1-0 Buffalo 5 5 0 .500 200 204 2-3-0 3-2-0 2-5-0 3-0-0 2-2-0 N.Y. Jets 2 8 0 .200 174 265 2-4-0 0-4-0 2-5-0 0-3-0 0-2-0 South W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Indianapolis 6 4 0 .600 310 253 3-2-0 3-2-0 5-3-0 1-1-0 3-0-0 Houston 5 5 0 .500 229 204 2-2-0 3-3-0 4-2-0 1-3-0 1-1-0 Tennessee 2 8 0 .200 168 250 1-4-0 1-4-0 2-6-0 0-2-0 1-2-0 Jacksonville 1 9 0 .100 158 282 1-4-0 0-5-0 1-6-0 0-3-0 0-2-0 North W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Cincinnati 6 3 1 .650 224 221 4-1-1 2-2-0 4-3-0 2-0-1 2-1-0 Pittsburgh 7 4 0 .636 288 263 4-1-0 3-3-0 6-3-0 1-1-0 2-2-0 Baltimore 6 4 0 .600 261 181 4-1-0 2-3-0 3-4-0 3-0-0 2-3-0 Cleveland 6 4 0 .600 216 195 4-2-0 2-2-0 4-4-0 2-0-0 2-2-0 West W L T Pct PF PA Home Away AFC NFC Div Denver 7 3 0 .700 293 224 5-0-0 2-3-0 5-1-0 2-2-0 3-0-0 Kansas City 7 3 0 .700 241 171 4-1-0 3-2-0 5-2-0 2-1-0 1-1-0 San Diego 6 4 0 .600 218 192 4-1-0 2-3-0 5-3-0 1-1-0 2-2-0 Oakland 0 10 0 .000 152 265 0-5-0 0-5-0 0-8-0 0-2-0 0-3-0 NATIONAL CONFERENCE East W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div Philadelphia 7 3 0 .700 299 251 5-0-0 2-3-0 4-3-0 3-0-0 2-0-0 Dallas 7 3 0 .700 261 212 3-3-0 4-0-0 4-3-0 3-0-0 1-1-0 N.Y. Giants 3 7 0 .300 205 263 2-3-0 1-4-0 2-6-0 1-1-0 1-2-0 Washington 3 7 0 .300 204 256 2-3-0 1-4-0 1-6-0 2-1-0 1-2-0 South W L T Pct PF PA Home Away NFC AFC Div Atlanta 4 6 0 .400 238 255 2-2-0 2-4-0 4-4-0 0-2-0 4-0-0 New Orleans 4 6 0 .400 261 252 3-2-0 1-4-0 4-4-0 0-2-0 2-1-0 Carolina 3 7 1 .318 215 300 2-4-0 1-3-1 3-5-0 0-2-1 1-2-0 Tampa …

Friday, November 21, 2014

•••Sports on TV••• AUTO RACING 8 a.m. Formula One, practice for Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, NBCSN 4 a.m. FIA, Formula E, at Putrajaya, Malaysia (delayed tape), FS1 COLLEGE FOOTBALL 8 p.m. UTEP at Rice, FS1 9:30 p.m. San Jose St. at Utah St., ESPN2 GOLF 1:30 …

Federer Ready For Davis Cup

Friday, November 21, 2014

Lille, France (ap) — Saying he has recovered from a back injury, Roger Federer has the chance to finally win one of the only notable titles missing from his collection. Federer will play Gael Monfils on Friday in …

UNH Falls To Bryant

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Smithfield, r.i. — Dyami Starks had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Bryant to a 72-63 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night. Shane McLaughlin tallied nine points, five rebounds and four assists on 4-of-6 shooting for Bryant. Daniel Dion finished with 11 points, …

Patriots Re-Sign Blount

Friday, November 21, 2014

Foxborough, Mass. — The New England Patriots have re-signed running back LeGarrette Blount two days after he was released by the Pittsburgh Steelers. Blount spent last season with the Patriots before signing a two-year contract with the Steelers. …

Up for Grabs

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer Cambridge, Mass. — Beating Yale year after year has its advantages, but Harvard defensive back Norman Hayes still felt as if he were missing something. “The Game is The Game, but this game is a little more special for the seniors,” he …

Wild Win for Minnesota

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Philadelphia — Jason Zucker scored with 45.4 seconds left to lift the Minnesota Wild to a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. Nino Niederreiter had a goal and an assist and Marco Scandella also scored for the Wild, who won their fourth …