Sports

This Much Is True: Dartmouth Graduate Adds U.S. 5K Record to Growing Career

Monday, April 27, 2015

West Lebanon — At last year’s Boston Athletic Association 5-kilometer race, Ben True was beaten by a fraction of a second by Ethiopian and Olympic silver medalist Dejen Gebremeskel. This year, True earned redemption in record-setting style. Winning for the third time one of his favorite annual races — the BAA 5K courses through Boston’s picturesque Back Bay neighborhood two …

Celtics a Pain to the Finish

Monday, April 27, 2015

Boston — LeBron James dribbled out the final 20 seconds while players embraced as the Cleveland Cavaliers completed a sweep of the Boston Celtics. It …

Local Roundup: Softball ILCS Set, Less So for Baseball

Monday, April 27, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College softball team’s dates in the Ivy League Championship Series are all set. Big Green baseball knows when it will play, …

Capitals Are Loud and Proud

Friday, April 24, 2015

Washington — With the crowd’s raucous chants of “We are louder!” ringing throughout a lopsided third period, a group of unheralded scorers put the Washington Capitals on the verge of a playoff series victory. Dominating despite zero points …

In Brief: Champion Patriots Honored at White House

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Washington — President Obama honored the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a “huge distraction and media circus” over underinflated footballs in their conference championship game. Obama recognized the NFL champions Thursday during a White …

Rose Gets OK for All-Star Game

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer’s All-Star Game in his hometown of Cincinnati. Rose, baseball’s career hits leader and a former Reds star player and …

Revived A-Rod Leading Yanks’ Resurgence

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Detroit — The New York Yankees missed the playoffs the last two years while saying goodbye to a pair of greats. Mediocrity — or, worse yet, irrelevance — was a very real possibility heading into 2015. Of all …

Mets Match Record

Thursday, April 23, 2015

New York — Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon. …

Cavaliers Put Celtics on the Brink

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Boston — LeBron James scored 31 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved one win away from a sweep in their first playoff series in five years with a 103-95 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. The …

Rays Beat Sox in Ninth

Thursday, April 23, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Rene Rivera had a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 2-1 on Thursday night. Allan Dykstra opened the ninth with a single off Anthony Varvaro (0-1). Pinch-runner Tim Beckham went to …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Runs At Penn Relays

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Philadelphia — Members of the Dartmouth women’s track & field team participated at the Penn Relays at Franklin Field on Thursday. The Big Green’s Erica Hendershot claimed 17th out of 60 runners in the 400-meter hurdles (1:02.14). Teammate Katy Sprout was 25th. In the Heptagonal section of the …

Bulls Top Bucks In Double OT

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Milwaukee — Derrick Rose scored 34 points, Jimmy Butler added 24 and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 in double overtime on Thursday night to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference playoff series. Butler got the second overtime off to a rousing start, intercepting …

Aim High

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Norwich Recreation lacrosse coach Chris Clapp lines up his first- and second-grade boys team for a scrimmage at the close of their practice at Huntley Meadows in Norwich on Wednesday. Valley News — James M. Patterson …