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UNH, Holy Cross will renew rivalry starting in 2016

The University of New Hampshire and Holy Cross football teams - which first met in 1909 - announced yesterday that they will play each other for four straight seasons beginning in 2016. Holy Cross won…

Today at 12:34AM
Davis's accomplishments still inspire despite loss

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. - Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks. Thick braids? Check. Bright…

Today at 12:34AM
Paul Newberry column: A salute to football's worst of the worst

ATLANTA - This isn't another column about Florida State or Alabama. They get enough attention. With the start of college football right around the corner, we'd like to give a shoutout to the Bottom 10,…

Today at 12:32AM
Paraplegia doesn't dampen Concord man in spirit or in sport

The shot rang out over the range at the Monadnock Rod and Gun Club, and Mark Race flashed a small but satisfied smile. "I found my sweet spot," he said. As the smoke settled, Race patted himself on the…

Today at 12:31AM
My Turn: Maybe Concord doesn't need a middle school

There is an ominous silence coming from the halls and corridors in the Dewey School. That is not good news. While a new academic school year is beginning and a fresh generation of students is entering…

Today at 12:31AM
My Turn: Habitat protection is last, best hope for cod

Will we be the last generation to enjoy cod in New England? Since Colonial times, the Sacred Cod hanging in the Massachusetts State House has been a "historic and continuing symbol of the commonwealth."…

Today at 12:29AM
Motorsports notebook: Star-studded Gibbs lineup deserves comparisons to Hendrick

For the second straight year, the homestretch of the Sprint Cup's regular season involves the possibility of a new power on the rise. The worst-kept secret in NASCAR was finally made open Tuesday when…

Today at 12:29AM
Tim O'Sullivan column: Red Sox add star Cuban outfielder, allay fans' fears

We may not know much about Rusney Castillo. But after the Red Sox signed the 27-year-old Cuban outfielder to a 7-year, $72.5 million contract yesterday, we do know more about the direction these Sox are…

Aug 22
Panthers, Patriots take different approach to game

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The Carolina Panthers already have played their big preseason game. Now the New England Patriots will play theirs. The third exhibition game usually is the one in which game-planning…

Aug 22
Active Outdoors: Paddling the Housatonic in Connecticut

People from Connecticut come north to play all the time, but people from New Hampshire rarely travel to Connecticut for outdoor fun. But it's my contention that there's always something worthwhile to do…

Aug 22
Offense makes up ground in UNH's Blue-White Game

DURHAM - In the first scrimmage of camp, the defense dominated. But when the University of New Hampshire football team held its second, and final, scrimmage yesterday at Cowell Stadium, the offense showed…

Aug 22
Shoemaker, bullpen combine to one-hit Red Sox as Angels complete sweep

BOSTON - Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. Shoemaker threw 6.2 inning of no-hit ball and the Angels held…

Aug 22
A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Hiking feat Megan Farrell of Alton set a new women's record in the White Mountains Hut Traverse, hiking approximately 50 miles in 16 hours, 47 minutes. Farrell beat the previous women's record set in…

Aug 22
Headlines from around the world in sports

Motorsports Keselowski holds off Wallace for first career Truck victory BRISTOL, Tenn. - Brad Keselowski earned his first NASCAR Truck Series win yesterday. Keselowski passed defending champion Kyle…

Aug 22
Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

PITTSFORD, N.Y. - Bills Coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players yesterday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice. Marrone cleared…

Aug 22
Patriots release DL Forston, TE Williams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - The New England Patriots released defensive lineman Marcus Forston and tight end D.J. Williams. Forston had three tackles in three games for the Patriots last season. Williams had…

Aug 22
Angels' Richards out for season with knee injury

BOSTON - The Los Angeles Angels are going to be without Garrett Richards for their playoff run. One of the AL West leader's top starters sustained a serious knee injury, tearing his left patellar tendon…

Aug 22
Cubs beat Giants in protested game

CHICAGO - After two days, the first upheld protest in nearly 30 years and another rain storm, the Chicago Cubs finally completed a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants in a suspended game last night.…

Aug 22
Fisher Cats shut out in series finale in Trenton

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats managed just four hits, all singles, and dropped their series finale against the Trenton Thunder, 3-0, last night. Starter Scott Copeland allowed three runs on eight hits…

Aug 22
Review of cod decline report set to begin

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Regulators are set to begin reviewing a report that says the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is at an all-time low.

Aug 21
Slaying of American reopens debate on ransoms

WASHINGTON (AP) - By rejecting demands for a nine-digit payment to save kidnapped American journalist James Foley, the United States upheld a policy choice that some European and Arab governments have long found too wrenching to make themselves: ruling out ransom to rescue any citizen held captive by militant organizations, in hopes the tough stand will make Americans safer from kidnapping and attacks by extremists.

Aug 21
Little, Marzullo split on death penalty in District 8 Senate race

JP Marzullo might not be a household name, but for anyone living in Senate District 8, which includes Weare, Deering and New London, the blue-and-gold bow ties are probably familiar by now. Between the…

Aug 21
Suncook Senior Center, asked to leave church hall, searching for new home

Aurea Laliberte started going to the Suncook Senior Center - in the basement of St. John the Baptist Parish - because she figured it was a good way to get out of the house after she retired. That was almost…