Sports

Wrecking Crew: KUA Star Evokes Memories of Famous Dad

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Meriden — You swore that was Danny Ainge flying around the court at Kimball Union Academy the other day. The blond kid? Directing traffic, spinning, dishing, scoring? Going full-throttle through that forest of bigger guys with a full tank of enthusiasm and an absence of fear? That wasn’t Danny? Nope. You’d need a time machine to see the Boston Celtics …

High School Roundup: No. 1 Woodstock Is Barre-Bound

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Woodstock — Make that a perfect 21-for-21. Playing for the first time in a week, the Woodstock Union High boys basketball team showed no hint …

Tennis Balls Fall, Green Soars

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s five-month schedule has, for the moment, come down to the final game of the regular season. When …

Red Sox Take a Gamble: Pursuit of Moncada Underscores Commitment

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Fort Myers, Fla. — The Boston Red Sox are all in on Cuba, with their pursuit of acclaimed prospect Yoan Moncada the latest example. Moncada’s representative, David Hastings, said Tuesday he is hopeful the contract with a $31.5 …

KG Glad to Be Back in Minny

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Minneapolis — Nearly eight years after he left Minnesota, Kevin Garnett’s goal hasn’t changed. He still wants to bring a championship to the Timberwolves. That may not happen as a player for the 38-year-old. But maybe it will …

Ex-Penn Coach Unretires ... At Columbia?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New York — To get an idea of how peculiar it is for Al Bagnoli to become Columbia football coach three months after retiring as the coach at Penn, think of it this way: What if Steve Spurrier, one of the most successful coaches in Southeastern Conference history, …

U.S. Ryder Cup Team Hires a Familiar Face

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. — Davis Love III was on his porch in Sea Island taking part in a conference call for the first Ryder Cup Task Force meeting, and he was shocked by what he heard. First, the PGA of America really was going to let the …

No. 6 Cats Crush Friars

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Villanova, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of No. 25 …

Lebanon Growls at Bears; Raiders Maintain Top-Four Position

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Lebanon — Last week, the Lebanon High boys basketball team lost a couple of games in a row. No need to panic, but the pair of little red Ls lit up like a warning light on the dashboard. …

Alexander’s Season Likely Done

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Falun, Sweden — For all intents and purposes, Nick Alexander’s ski jumping season has come to a close. Barely 24 hours after sustaining a knee injury in a crash at the FIS Nordic World Championships, Alexander posted news …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Answer Cavalier Challenge

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Hollis, n.h. — Hanover High girls basketball coach Dan O’Rourke believes a third meeting with archrival Lebanon — this time in next week’s NHIAA Division II state tournament — could be in the offing. Both the Marauders and …

PawSox Sold, Moving to Providence

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Providence, r.i. — A group of investors headlined by Boston Red Sox president Larry Lucchino announced Monday they had purchased the Pawtucket Red Sox and would relocate the team to Rhode Island’s capital. Lucchino and several Rhode Island businessmen purchased the Triple-A baseball club for an undisclosed price …

A-Rod Back, Still Avoiding PED Details

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees three days ahead of schedule. He spoke for 8½ minutes about his season-long drug suspension. But on his first day back with the team since September 2013, he never said why he resumed the use of performance-enhancing …