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Today at 01:21AM
Eager to make best of chance, Stamkos finds scoring touch to lead Lightning

TAMPA, Fla. - Steven Stamkos knows what it's like to come close to getting to the Stanley Cup finals and wind up not playing on the NHL's biggest stage. It happened to the Tampa Bay Lightning four years…

Today at 01:21AM
Ducks let lead slip in third before snatching Game 5 victory over Blackhawks in OT

ANAHEIM, Calif. - Matt Beleskey scored 45 seconds into overtime, and the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks, 5-4, last night in Game 5 to take a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. Chicago…

Today at 01:20AM
Twins ride sharp Nolasco to 7-2 win over Red Sox

MINNEAPOLIS - It's been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season,…

Today at 01:20AM
James, Cavaliers ailing, but only one win away from NBA Finals

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio - LeBron James hurts everywhere, the King of Pain. One win from taking the Cavaliers back to the NBA Finals, and one step closer to a title he covets more than any other, James leaned…

Today at 01:20AM
Harden erupts to help Rockets avoid elimination with win over Warriors

HOUSTON - James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points and the Houston Rockets led from start to finish to avoid elimination in the Western Conference finals with a 128-115 victory over the Golden…

Today at 01:19AM
Preview capsule outlook of today's high school tournament action

High school tournaments today Boys' tennis Division I quarterfinals No. 6 Pinkerton (11-3) at No. 3 Concord (13-1), 4 p.m. Head to head: Concord won 7-2 at Pinkerton a week and a half ago. Notes:…

Today at 01:19AM
Hopkinton baseball, softball lead group of teams facing big matchups in final week

Even before they get to the tests of the playoffs, the Hopkinton baseball and softball teams will take a final exam. The Hawks have rolled through both sports this season, posting a 12-1 record (in baseball)…

Today at 01:04AM
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Soccer tourney champs The Seacoast Express United U18 girls team won its division at this past weekend's GPS College Showcase in Massachusetts. The team won all five of its games, outscoring its opponents,…

Today at 01:03AM
AP sources: Brady's appeal wouldn't be heard by Wednesday

Two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press that Tom Brady's appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal won't be heard by tomorrow's 10-day deadline.…

Today at 01:03AM
Montoya's win gives IndyCar feel-good ending to difficult week

INDIANAPOLIS - Extra! Extra! Juan Pablo Montoya still had to pay $2 to read all about it. On a gray and blustery Monday morning, the Colombian spent more than two hours on the Yard of Bricks taking the…

Today at 01:03AM
Sloane Stephens knocks Venus Williams out of French Open in first round

PARIS - A loss by Venus Williams in the first round at a Grand Slam is no longer the rarity it once was. And, as it happens, the woman who beat Williams at the French Open yesterday, Sloane Stephens,…

Today at 01:03AM
Headlines from around the world in sports

Baseball Orioles pitcher Matusz suspended 8 games, appeals BALTIMORE - Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz has been suspended eight games by Major League Baseball for having a foreign substance on his arm…

Today at 01:03AM
McDonald arrested for domestic abuse, released by Bears

SAN FRANCISCO - The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police said stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.…

Today at 01:03AM
Opitz's bat can't lead Fisher Cats past Altoona in 9-4 loss

A big day for Shane Opitz wasn't enough for the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, who lost to the Altoona Curve yesterday, 9-4. Opitz went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles and scored twice, but Altoona, which totaled…

Today at 12:37AM
Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. She knew he did not want her, or her child. He wanted…

Today at 12:35AM
Harsh winter puts proposed bobcat trapping season on hold

This past year's especially harsh winter has prompted the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department to rethink a proposal to bring back the state's bobcat trapping season. In January, the state Fish and…

Today at 12:34AM
Contoocook fire damages house, claims the lives of five pets

A second alarm fire in Hopkinton's Contookook Village damaged a house and claimed the lives of five pets Monday afternoon. Homeowners Deborah Young and Scot Raney were enjoying Memorial Day afternoon in…

Today at 12:34AM
PHOTOS: Concord Memorial parade changes course this year

The Concord Memorial Day parade headed up North Main Street yesterday with the downtown project changing the usual route. Above left: The Concord Girl Scouts, led by Abbey Carrol (center), 6, heads up…

Today at 12:13AM
In Rhode Island, residents gush about paid family leave

As President Obama pushes for a federal law to get paid leave to care for a new baby or an ailing relative, residents of one of the three states that already provide it sing its praises, hinting at the…

Today at 12:13AM
Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house

A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach yesterday, but the children were ejected before it flew above palm trees across four lanes of traffic…

Today at 12:13AM
Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border yesterday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities…

Today at 12:13AM
Cleveland reaches deal with Justice on policing

The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, and the agreement could be announced…

Today at 12:11AM
A better life

Malaysia has been a sort of promised land for Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar. The tens of thousands who endured perilous journeys to get here find more work opportunities than in Indonesia…

Today at 12:11AM
Biden reassures Iraqi PM of support

Vice President Joe Biden reassured Iraq's government yesterday of U.S. support in the fight against the Islamic State, telephoning Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi with thanks for "the enormous sacrifice…