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USOC leaders stay course, stick with Boston's troubled bid

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. - Leaders of the U.S. Olympic Committee are sticking with Boston as a candidate for the 2024 Olympics, knowing full well that getting the city to the starting line in this contest…

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UNH hockey team releases 2015-16 schedule

The University of New Hampshire men's hockey team opens its regular season Oct. 10 against American International, starting a three-game homestand against non-conference teams before the Wildcats' Hockey…

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NHL Flames sign ex-Bruins defenseman Hamilton to 6-year, $34.5M contract CALGARY, Alberta - The Calgary Flames signed Dougie Hamilton to a six-year contract. Hamilton's deal is reportedly worth $34.5…

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Wimbledon champions advance with ease; Bouchard, Halep out

LONDON - It looked all too easy for the champions at the All England Club. It was another story, though, for one of last year's finalists and for one of the highest seeded women in the draw. Defending…

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Celtics' Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

WALTHAM, Mass. - Boston Celtics Coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament. If Stevens had his way, Hunter would have played…

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Sharks acquire goalie Martin Jones from Bruins

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks found their starting goaltender for next season, acquiring Martin Jones in a trade from the Boston Bruins on Tuesday. The Sharks sent a 2016 first-round pick and…

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Pre-Civil War baseball team card going on the auction block

NEW YORK - For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. Now the pre-Civil…

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Wimbledon at a glance

LONDON - A look at Wimbledon on Tuesday: Weather: Sunny. High of 86 degrees Men's seeded winners: No. 2 Roger Federer, No. 3 Andy Murray, No. 6 Tomas Berdych, No. 10 Rafael Nadal, No. 12 Gilles Simon,…

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Daytona offers American flags in exchange program

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Daytona International Speedway will not ban the Confederate flag from track property this weekend, but will offer the American flag to those who wish to fly it on property. Daytona…

Jun 30
Boston 2024 campaign releases $4.6 billion proposal to host Summer Olympics

BOSTON - The group trying to bring the 2024 Olympics to Boston released the most detailed look yet at its bid for the Summer Games on Monday, unveiling a $4.6 billion plan it said would create thousands…

Jun 30
Headlines from around the world in sports

Baseball MacPhail joins Phillies, will be president after season PHILADELPHIA - Veteran baseball executive Andy MacPhail is joining the Philadelphia Phillies with plans to take over as team president…

Jun 30
Wade chooses free agency over opting in, could leave Miami Heat

MIAMI - Dwyane Wade will become a free agent Wednesday, and his 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending. The three-time champion and 11-time All-Star announced his decision Monday through a spokesperson.…

Jun 30
Bo Ryan stepping down as Wisconsin basketball coach after this year

Bo Ryan has been the fire-breathing face of Wisconsin basketball for 14 seasons, pushing the Badgers to never-before-seen heights. After 14 NCAA tournament appearances, seven Sweet 16s, four Big Ten titles,…

Jun 30
Serena survives normal rocky start with normal dominant finish at Wimbledon

LONDON - As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky start. In her first-round match at Wimbledon on Monday, Williams dropped three of the first four games. She slipped…

Jun 30
Buchholz spins a beauty as Red Sox beat Blue Jays, 3-1

TORONTO - Nothing about pitching north of the border feels foreign to Boston's Clay Buchholz. Buchholz pitched eight strong innings to win his third straight start, Xander Bogaerts drove in two runs and…

Jun 30
Man sustains severe burns after water park explosion

MONT VERNON, N.H. (AP) - A New Hampshire man is fighting for his life after being severely burned in an explosion at a water park in Taiwan that killed one person and hurt nearly 500.

Jun 30
Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed to take potential costs into account when it decided to regulate toxic emissions from many power plants.

Jun 29
GOP's Ayotte to kick off re-election campaign for US Senate

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Republican Kelly Ayotte is officially entering campaign mode in her quest to keep her U.S. Senate seat.

Jun 29
State police to discuss Fourth of July traffic

DOVER, N.H. (AP) - State police from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Maine are going to be talking about traffic operations for the July 4th holiday weekend.

Jun 29
Eversource moves ahead with mercury reduction plans despite Supreme Court ruling

Eversource Energy is proceeding with a $2 million project to reduce toxic emissions from coal-burning Schiller Station, even as the U.S. Supreme Court challenged a key federal clean energy standard. The…

Jun 29
Editorial: Republicans cling to a budget myth

For Republicans, tax cuts are unicorns that, when they sip from stagnant economic waters, purify them and allow the flowers of free enterprise to bloom. A beautiful thought, but, like unicorns, the supply-side…

Jun 29
Hassan signs bill to study commuter rail funding

Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed a bill that could help pave the way for public-private funding of commuter rail. Efforts to bring commuter rail from Boston up to Nashua and Manchester hit a snag this year…

Jun 29
PHOTOS: Shooting hoops

Friends gathered to play basketball at Fletcher-Murphy Park in Concord on Monday.

Jun 29
Monitor Board of Contributors: America must address its race problem

What happened in Charleston, S.C., a week ago Wednesday has shocked the nation twice over. Not only were nine peace-loving, faithful people murdered, they were murdered in their sacred place of worship…