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Motorsports Darrell Wallace Jr. wins at Martinsville again MARTINSVILLE, Va. - Darrell Wallace Jr. made yesterday a tribute to the late Wendell Scott with a truck painted and numbered for the Hall of…

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Bears hope for more road success in game vs. Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - It's been a rough stretch for the Chicago Bears with three losses in four games, and a loud, emotional locker room after the latest one. Now they must play in strange surroundings…

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Cunningham leads Baby B's to rout of Monarchs

The Providence Bruins shelled Monarchs goalie Patrik Bartosak for five goals on 19 shots on their way to a comfortable 5-0 victory last night in Manchester. Craig Cunningham notched a hat trick before…

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Mississippi State survives scare from Kentucky

Dak Prescott accounted for three touchdowns, Josh Robinson ran for two scores and top-ranked Mississippi State beat Kentucky, 45-31, yesterday. Playing for the first time atop the rankings, the Bulldogs…

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Freshmen step up as UNH hockey team routs Colorado College, 6-2

DURHAM - The kids are all right, as the University of New Hampshire hockey team made loud and clear last night. Freshman talent played a starring role in a 12-second scoring burst that turned a close game…

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Giants surge past Royals, 11-4, to tie Series 2-all

SAN FRANCISCO - Down three runs and in danger of getting pushed to the World Series brink, Pablo Sandoval and the San Francisco Giants raised up some Panda-monium. Sandoval's single set up the tying run…

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NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day. The warnings came…

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UNH football team rallies for wild 28-20 win over Stony Brook

DURHAM - The Wildcats saw the punches coming. They knew Stony Brook and their top-ranked defense would come out swinging yesterday at Cowell Stadium. And they knew they didn't have the best week of practice…

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Concord girls settle for second place; boys take fourth

It was as close as a cross country meet could get. Through their top five scorers, the Concord girls' had 73 points and were tied with Bishop Guertin for first at the Division I championships. But the…

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Coe-Brown cross country teams sweep D-II meet

For one team it was an expectation. For the other it was a possibility. But regardless of the expectations or how they did it, at the end of the day both the Coe-Brown girls' and boys' cross country teams…

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Outdoor Adventures column on hold

Because of space limitations, Marty Basch's "Outdoor Adventures" column, which usually runs on Sundays, will appear in tomorrow's Monitor this week.

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Hopkinton girls cross country team's reign of dominance ends

MANCHESTER - The pedigree belonged to Hopkinton, but depth was on the side of White Mountains. In the end, the Spartans' depth proved too much. Seeking an eight consecutive cross country team title, the…

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Preview capsule outlook of today's high school tournament action

High school tournaments today Field hockey Division III quarterfinals No. 8 Sanborn (8-4-3) at No. 1 Hopkinton (15-0-0), 2 p.m. Previous tournament games: The Hawks needed overtime to oust Mascoma,…

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Cross country team winners, runners-up

Division I girls 1. Bishop Guertin 2. Concord Division I boys 1. Pinkerton 2. Timberlane Division II girls 1. Coe-Brown 2. Oyster River Division II boys 1. Coe-Brown 2. Goffstown Division III girls …

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High schools: Bow football team leaves Winnisquam in a must-win situation

The Winnisquam football team knew it could come down to this. Yesterday, the Bears were overmatched by undefeated defending Division III champion Bow, 35-0, leaving Coach Pat Riberdy's team with a 4-3…

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A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Seacoast Capital Cup champs The Bow Soccer Club U10 girls' team went undefeated to win the Seacoast Capital Cup Tournament. The team played solid on both ends of the field and defeated a strong Seacoast…

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Splash shots still define Giants' ballpark

SAN FRANCISCO -- Imagine if big league boppers rarely dented the Green Monster at Fenway Park. Or hardly ever hit drives onto Waveland Avenue at Wrigley Field. Or never came close to the B&O Warehouse…

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Revolution knocks off Toronto FC, 1-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Lee Nguyen scored his career-high 18th goal, lifting the New England Revolution to a 1-0 victory over Toronto FC last night. The Revolution (17-13-4) tied a team mark for wins in a…

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Bruins win in first game without Chara

Patrice Bergeron earned his 500th point on the first of two assists and Tuukka Rask continued his mastery over Toronto as the Boston Bruins, in their first game without injured captain Zdeno Chara, defeated…

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'Smoke' will keep you laughing through the despair

Facing your own mortality can be a terrifying task, and Caitlin Doughty's memoir aims to make us do just that. When she was 23 years old, Doughty took a job at Westwind Cremation & Burial, a family-owned…

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Moore spills decades-old beans in 'One Lucky Bastard'

Roger Moore's screen superpower has always been his ability to project the seemingly opposing qualities of geniality and entitlement at the same time. He was already a 45-year-old star of British television…