Hi 90° | Lo 65°

Live News

30 minutes ago
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…

30 minutes ago
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,…

30 minutes ago
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…

30 minutes ago
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…

31 minutes ago
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:…

32 minutes ago
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…

46 minutes ago
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)…

46 minutes ago
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,…

47 minutes ago
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.…

May 25
Weston, Colgan to be inducted into NH Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame

Ryan Weston, formerly of Henniker, and the late Paul Colgan of Concord will be among seven inductees into the New Hampshire Legends of Hockey Hall of Fame. Weston was a standout at Tilton School and Boston…

May 25
Headlines from around the world in sports

Golf Montgomerie captures Senior PGA Championship FRENCH LICK, Ind. - Colin Montgomerie answered two front-nine challenges with birdies, then pulled away, shooting a 3-under 69 yesterday to win the…

May 25
Want a selfie with Federer? Better think again

PARIS - Roger Federer was not amused. As Federer finished an interview after his first-round French Open victory yesterday, an overzealous fan left his seat and approached the 17-time major champion right…

May 25
Ali-Liston - 50 years later

On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali defeated Sonny Liston in the first round of a heavyweight bout that produced one of the strangest finishes in boxing history as well as one of sports' most iconic moments…

May 25
Juan's World! Montoya beats Power for second Indy 500 win

INDIANAPOLIS - His career at a crossroads, his confidence shot, Juan Pablo Montoya received a lifeline from The Captain. Roger Penske called the driver in late 2013, when Montoya found himself without…

May 25
Hamilton reunites with Rangers today in unlikely journey

Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels,…

May 25
Napoli puts a hurt on his former team

NAPOLI'S BIG SERIES Boston's Mike Napoli put up impressive numbers in the three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels: 5-for-9 (.556 average), 4 HR, 1 2B, 5 R, 8 RBI

May 25
Altoona's Sanchez shuts down Fisher Cats, 11-3

Altoona's Angel Sanchez (4-1) limited the Fisher Cats to two runs on six hits over eight innings last night as the Curve ended a three-game losing streak with an 11-3 victory over New Hampshire. Sanchez…

May 25
Edwards races to first victory for new JGR team

CONCORD, N.C. -- Even a master strategist like Joe Gibbs wasn't sure his team made the right call. The Super Bowl-winning coach, owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, had followed driver Denny Hamlin who was on top…

May 25
Lightning takes control of series, beat Rangers, 2-0

NEW YORK - Steven Stamkos set up Valtteri Filppula's go-ahead goal and scored another as the Tampa Bay Lightning pushed the New York Rangers to the brink of playoff elimination with 2-0 victory last night…

May 25
LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in OT thriller

CLEVELAND - LeBron James shook off an atrocious shooting start and withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers moved within one win of the NBA Finals by…

May 24
Country furniture store in Concord reborn as Amish Homestead

When the Amish Country Barn in Concord shuttered in bankruptcy last year, owners Tim and Erica LeClair tried to make sure every customer stayed whole. The LeClairs lost their house, but none of their…

May 24
Business people for May 25, 2015

Amanda Gallagher was named the new director of clinical admissions for the Concord Regional Visiting Nurse Association. She was formerly executive director of Forestview Manor Assisted Living in Meredith.…

May 24
Business notes for May 25, 2015

Sanel Auto Parts was recognized by Northeast Delta Dental with a Wellness Workplace Well Done award. The Friends of the Merrimack River Greenway Trail were recognized by Northeast Delta Dental with…

May 24
Hypotherm, Casella working toward high levels of recycling

Hypertherm wants to throw out the idea of garbage. All of it. The Hanover-based maker of industrial cutting equipment, which has a 160,000-square-foot manufacturing facility in Lebanon, has teamed up with…