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Nov 28
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Myles Standish golf Ed Nadeau rolled in a bumpy 20-foot birdie putt in a sudden-death playoff to seal the victory for the "SharkNadeaus" in the 32nd annual Myles Standish Invitational Golf Tournament…

Nov 28
Headlines from around the world in sports

NFL Browns' Manziel says he tried to avoid altercation CLEVELAND - Johnny Manziel said he tried to avoid an altercation with a man who was "very aggressive" when he approached the Browns' rookie quarterback…

Nov 28
Butler, Rose carry Bulls past Celtics, 109-102

BOSTON - It's no secret that the Chicago Bulls are a much better team with a healthy Derrick Rose. He showed that again yesterday afternoon when the Bulls were struggling to get consistent offense. Rose…

Nov 28
Paul Newberry column: We're all the better for Watson's words

We need more athletes like Benjamin Watson. Not for anything he's done on the field, though his NFL career has stretched to more than a decade. This is about what Watson did after he had took off the…

Nov 28
Ray Rice wins appeal; NFL suspension vacated

NEW YORK - An arbitrator yesterday threw out Ray Rice's indefinite suspension by the NFL for punching his then-fiancee and now wife in a hotel elevator, freeing him to play again. The NFL said Rice,…

Nov 28
Spurs coach Popovich misses second straight game

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich missed his second straight game last night after recently undergoing an undisclosed minor medical procedure. San Antonio assistant Ettore Messina served…

Nov 28
Stanford plays spoiler, upsets UCLA

Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 9 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory yesterday. Devon Cajuste…

Nov 28
Bush determined to play for Packers vs. Patriots

GREEN BAY, Wis. - In Jarrett Bush's mind, the only place he's questionable for tomorrow's game against the New England Patriots is on the official injury report. The Green Bay Packers special teams ace…

Nov 28
Brodeur skates with Blues

ST. LOUIS - Martin Brodeur felt very comfortable skating onto the ice in his new St. Louis Blues equipment. After 21 years playing for the New Jersey Devils, St. Louis was at the top of his list when…

Nov 28
Wisconsin wins Battle 4 Atlantis championship

Tournament MVP Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, Duje Dukan and Traevon Jackson each added 13 and the second-ranked Badgers beat Oklahoma, 69-56, yesterday…

Nov 28
Shopping centers flicker to life as power is restored in many parts of New Hampshire for Black Friday

Black Friday got its name for purportedly being the day of the year retailers start making a profit - or head "in the black" in their account books. This morning, it was simply dim Friday at the Steeplegate…

Nov 28
How to contact the Monitor

The Concord Monitor's phone lines may be down through the weekend. For calls about delivery, contact us at customerservice@cmonitor.com. Sends news tips to news@cmonitor.com. If you'd like to place a classified…

Nov 28
Letter: Thanks from District 9

After a hard-fought race that ended up with one seat in a perfect tie, we would like to thank the voters of Loudon and Canterbury (Merrimack County District 9), not only for their votes, but also for…

Nov 28
Letter: Save the pigs

As a New Hampshire resident who cares deeply about animals, I have been following the news stories about a bill in New Jersey that would ban the use of gestation crates, inhumane barren cages where pregnant…

Nov 28
Letter: Pilgrims Shadow

When pumpkins dot the landscape A frost it coats the ground Cornstalks dried from days gone by My spirit starts to settle down I think of family and crowded rooms The kitchens busy background implies…

Nov 28
Letter: Scouting success

I would like to thank the great citizens of Bow and Dunbarton for another successful Scouting for Food year. This was the first year we included Dunbarton in our food drive and although it was a lot…