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Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles, right, brushes himself off as teammates Alex Smith, left, and Eric Fisher watch after scoring on an 8-yard touchdown pass during the third quarter of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

Patriots completely melt down in blowout loss to Chiefs

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs. Tom Brady is still stuck in neutral for the New England Patriots. Charles returned from an injury to score three touchdowns last night, Brady was picked off twice by the opportunistic Chiefs and Kansas City routed New England, 41-14, to hand Bill … 0

High schools: Coe-Brown volleyball finishes sweep with a flourish

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

The Coe-Brown girls’ volleyball team needed a tremendous comeback in the third game in order to preserve a sweep over Gilford. They pulled it off, wrapping up a 3-0 victory over the Golden Eagles in Northwood last night. The win pulls the Bears (6-2) into a tie for fourth place in the conference … 0

Rondo makes intention to stay with Celtics clear at media day

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

BOSTON – Rajon Rondo wore a black sling on his left arm to help protect the surgically repaired bone in his hand. His relationship with the Boston Celtics appears healthy. Entering the final season of his contract, the only star on the rebuilding team had a simple answer yesterday when asked if he … 0

UNH dominates in-state rival Dartmouth under the lights

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DURHAM – It was the first night game in the history of Cowell Stadium, and it was the revival of a historical in-state rivalry. The University of New Hampshire football team was ready for both. “It was great, … 0

Bow football clicks as a unit, routs Bishop Brady 62-0

Sunday, September 28, 2014

It was a homecoming that belonged to everybody. Nine touchdowns by eight different players. Four turnovers created by the defense. Two turnovers created by special teams. Three quarterbacks taking snaps. As Bow Head Coach Paul Cohen succinctly put it – “it was a great team victory.” All varsity … 0

Red Sox get strong Kelly start, beat Yankees, 10-4

Sunday, September 28, 2014

BOSTON – Joe Kelly walked to the back of the pitcher’s mound to give the Fenway Park crowd a chance to cheer for Derek Jeter. Then he wanted to get him out. Kelley struck Jeter out in his … 0

Europe leads 10-6, closes in on Ryder Cup

Sunday, September 28, 2014

GLENEAGLES, Scotland – Justin Rose swept that magical putter into the air before his ball even reached the hole, and he punched his right fist when it dropped for a birdie. Just like at Medinah, the final match … 0

Texas college grieves after 4 killed in bus crash

Sunday, September 28, 2014

A North Texas community college brought in counselors to comfort grieving students yesterday and canceled athletic competitions after four women’s softball players were killed when an 18-wheel truck veered into oncoming traffic on a major interstate highway and … 0

Winston leads No. 1 Florida St. to 56-41 comeback win over N.C. State

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, and No. 1 Florida State rallied from 17 down to beat North Carolina State, 56-41, last night. The Heisman Trophy winner directed four … 0

Outdoor Adventures: A journey curtained by fog

Sunday, September 28, 2014

They are craggy backwoods cliffs of granite towering hundreds of feet above the pine-needled grounds. To reach them, we scrambled steeply through a hodgepodge of crumbled boulders and trees swept down by the wind. The wild country was … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Baseball Girardi scolds Yankees before game BOSTON – New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi told his team before yesterday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, “You need to be better” in 2015. Girardi held the meeting in the … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, September 28, 2014

JV results The Bow High School JV girls’ soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 5-1. Lea Crompton (three goals), Molly Garrett (two goals, assist), Abbey Horner (two assists), Shannon Murray (assist) and Sarah Martin (assist) led Bow’s offense. Emily Amsden played a complete game for Bow in net, making … 0

Leino helps Bruins beat Red Wings, 3-1

Sunday, September 28, 2014

DETROIT – Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-1, in an exhibition game last night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also … 0