Sports

It’s Time to Get Started: As Kearney Moves On, Leigh Moves Up

Friday, March 27, 2015

When on a mountain, Brook Leigh prefers to ski a reasonably straight line. He’ll go as fast as he can. If he encounters a bump or mogul, he’ll try to launch himself into the air as high as he can. In other words, he’s a teenager. As one freestyle skiing legend prepares to close her career, Leigh hopes his is …

Patriots, Jets Tampering With NFL’s Dumbest Rule

Friday, March 27, 2015

In the latest installment of mutual hair-pulling between the New York Jets and the New England Patriots, the Jets have filed tampering charges against Patriots …

Net Gain

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dominick Da Cruz, right, spikes the ball over the reach of Nick Cameron, left, during a volleyball tournament at Hartford Middle School on Thursday. The …

Dartmouth Men’s Lacrosse Draws Two League Honors

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Staff Reports Princeton, n.j. — After an exciting 12-11 double overtime victory over No. 15 Harvard on Saturday, two members of the Dartmouth men’s lacrosse team were honored by the Ivy League on Monday. Freshman Jack Korzelius was tabbed as the the league’s rookie of the week, while …

Louisville Slugger Brand Sold to Rival

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Over a century of family ownership of Louisville Slugger bats is going … going … nearly gone. The company that makes the iconic bats gripped by generations of ballplayers — from Babe Ruth to David Wright — announced …

Pats’ Kraft: L.A. Will Have Two Teams in a Year

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Phoenix — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft says he believes the NFL will have two teams in the Los Angeles area within the next year. “I don’t think it’s good that we’ve let a generation of fans, young kids, grow up without a team. It’s not good …

Boston Employing Consultant

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Boston — Republican Gov. Charlie Baker and Democratic leaders of the Massachusetts Legislature announced Monday they would jointly hire an outside consultant to advise them on the bid to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston, saying they wanted to assure that hosting the games wouldn’t unfairly burden taxpayers. …

Turner Boosts Celts’ Hopes

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

New York — Evan Turner had 19 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds, and the Boston Celtics beat the Brooklyn Nets 110-91 on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak that had dropped them out of playoff …

Sens Win, Pass Bruins for Eighth in East

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ottawa — Mika Zibanejad scored twice, and the Ottawa Senators moved past the Boston Bruins into an Eastern Conference playoff position with a 5-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Monday night. The Senators (37-24-11) earned their seventh straight win and jumped one point ahead of Boston …

Connecticut Marches On

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Storrs, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points to lead No. 1 UConn to a 91-55 rout of Rutgers on Geno Auriemma’s 61st birthday, putting the Huskies into the NCAA Tournament’s regional semifinals for the 22nd consecutive season. Moriah Jefferson added 19 points and Morgan Tuck had 16 …

New Outlet for Youth Football

Monday, March 23, 2015

A new regional youth football program is coming to the Upper Valley. Founded by Grantham resident Dave Daigneault, the Upper Valley Hawks will be the 15th member of the New Hampshire Pop Warmer League beginning this fall. Fielding …

Final Five: Rules to Fix the Hypocrisy of the NCAA

Monday, March 23, 2015

Some of you may be feeling a guilty inner tug of war between your pleasure in March Madness and what you piously know to be its compromising effect on higher education. The rest of you, like me, have surrendered your piety and your principles to binge-watch on multiple …

NCAA Men: Spartans Chase No. 2 Seed Virginia

Monday, March 23, 2015

Charlotte, n.c. — Travis Trice received a text message Sunday from Golden State Warriors forward and former Michigan State player Draymond Green that read: “Don’t let this be your last game.” The Spartans’ senior guard texted back, “It …