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High school stars of the day

Mike Buxton, Winnisquam boys' basketball, 19 points, 5 3s in win Henry Yianakopolos, Hopkinton boys' basketball, 21 points, 11 rebs in win Morgan Sisson, Concord girls' hockey, 3 goals, 4 assists in…

Today at 02:09AM
Suspended Kenyan athletes allege being asked for bribes to reduce bans

EMBU, Kenya - Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them…

Today at 01:29AM
High schools: Concord drops first meet of the season to powerhouse Timberlane

PLAISTOW - The crowd was there and the atmosphere came with it. The Timberlane gym was electric for the arrival of the Concord wrestling team on Wednesday night, which is just how it should be when two…

Today at 01:20AM
Hopkinton boys reclaim Division IV Nordic title; Hawks' Nadeau individual champ

A dearth of snow - and unseasonably warm temperatures that often turned what little snow there was into sugar - has made it a trying year for high school ski teams. A state championship team and an individual…

Today at 01:09AM
50 years ago, NHL agreed to expansion that put it on the map

The NHL's "great expansion" of 1967 delivered hockey to California, led to the "Broad Street Bullies" and legitimized the league as a major force in North American professional sports. Fifty years ago…

Today at 01:09AM
Nobody likes it, but NBA coaches and players acknowledge hacking has its uses

MIAMI - San Antonio's first play of the 2008-09 season was designed and executed perfectly. Spurs center Tim Duncan didn't bother jumping for the opening tap, conceding it to Phoenix's Shaquille O'Neal.…

Today at 01:09AM
Question of punishment arises over Talib's Super Bowl behavior

Denver Broncos cornerback Aqib Talib knew exactly what he was doing when he latched onto the facemask of Carolina Panthers wide receiver Corey Brown and wrestled him to the ground during Super Bowl 50. …

Today at 01:09AM
A look at what's on the Red Sox truck headed for spring training

What's on the truck The Boston Red Sox loaded up the truck and headed to spring training on Wednesday. What's on the 53-foot truck, you may wonder. Well, for starters: ? 1,100 bats ? 20,400 baseballs …

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Headlines from around the world in sports

Sprint Cup Vickers to replace Stewart at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Brian Vickers will replace injured driver Tony Stewart at Daytona International Speedway. Stewart-Haas Racing scheduled a Friday…

Today at 01:09AM
Monarchs sign former UNH standout Matt Fornataro

The Manchester Monarchs announced Wednesday that they signed former University of New Hampshire forward Matt Fornataro. Fornataro, 30, most recently played for the Graz 99ers in Austria, totaling 26 points…

Today at 01:09AM
Celtics rally late, overtake Clippers in overtime 139-134

BOSTON - Isaiah Thomas had 36 points and 11 assists, including a fadeaway jumper that sent the game to an extra period, to help the Boston Celtics overtake the Los Angeles Clippers, 139-134, in overtime…

Today at 01:08AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

JV results The Concord JV girls' basketball team fell to Dover, 51-39. Ashley Kelley finished with 15 points and five steals. Caroline Clark had eight points and four rebounds and Haley Munroe contributed…

Feb 10
Time running out for one-time amnesty program

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Time's running out for people or businesses that owe outstanding taxes in New Hampshire to have a one-time chance to pay without penalty.

Feb 10
Hospital revaccinating patients after refrigeration issue

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire hospital is working to revaccinate hundreds of children after discovering that its vaccines were stored at inconsistent temperatures.

Feb 10
New Hampshire city bans use of e-cigarettes

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire city has voted to ban the use of electronic cigarettes where regular cigarettes are already prohibited.

Feb 10
Readers: A change is needed on Loudon Road

I think we need a change for Loudon Road, and I support the three-lane plan that has been proposed. I have lived on the Heights for more than 30 years with my family, and have seen Loudon Road become…

Feb 10
'Vinyl' is HBO's HBO-iest show yet - that's mostly a good thing

TV-STUEVER,1425 'Vinyl' is HBO's HBO-iest show yet - that's mostly a good thing ATTN: Entertainment editors; three photos Hank Stuever (c) 2016, The Washington Post. The competition to have the best show…

Feb 10
Funny or Die kept its Trump 'biopic' secret for months

After starring in a best-selling erotica tale, losing in Iowa, then winning in New Hampshire, Republican presidential front-runner/professional headline-maker Donald Trump has scored another bullet point…

Feb 10
Another group declaring a primary victory: campaign finance reformers

Activists for campaign finance reform saw Tuesday's first-in-the-nation primary results as proof that years of working to shine a light on their issue is starting to pay off. A local reform group, the…

Feb 10
First Greater New England Golf Expo this weekend

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire is hosting the first Greater New England Golf Expo in Manchester this weekend.

Feb 10
Cudlitz's 'Walking Dead' mustache has its own Twitter handle

On The Walking Dead, Michael Cudlitz's character, Abraham Ford, is known for his bright red hair and distinctive handlebar mustache. His facial hair has so captivated fans of the zombie apocalypse drama…

Feb 10
'How to Be Single' is raunchy, rote and not terribly romantic

Dakota Johnson makes for an oddly recessive heroine in How to Be Single, an earnest but awkwardly misshapen attempt to reconcile the archaic conventions of romantic comedy with the 21st-century values…

Feb 10
A few theater numbers worth checking out

There are a few theater productions of note this weekend (and next), from high school to community level. If you're looking for a romantic evening on the town or some fun for the whole family this weekend,…