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New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett passes the ball during the first half of an NFL football preseason game against the Washington Redskins in Landover, Md., Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Patriots trade quarterback Mallet to Texans

Monday, September 1, 2014

Jimmy Garoppolo will be carrying a clipboard for Tom Brady on the New England Patriots’ sideline this season. The Patriots traded former Brady backup Ryan Mallett to the Houston Texans yesterday, elevating Garoppolo to the No. 2 job behind the two-time NFL MVP. According to ESPN, the Patriots received a conditional sixth- or seventh-round draft pick in 2016 from Houston. … 0

Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout

Monday, September 1, 2014

HAMPTON, Ga. – Kasey Kahne grabbed the lead on the restart following a caution with 23 laps remaining and held off Matt Kenseth in a two-lap shootout to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway last night. Kahne’s first win of the season earned him a spot in the Chase … 0

Tony Stewart’s return to race track ends early

Monday, September 1, 2014

HAMPTON, Ga. – Tony Stewart climbed from his battered car, took a big gulp of water, and surveyed the damage. His night was done. Not the way he wanted to come back to racing. A little over halfway through his first event since his sprint car struck and killed a fellow driver, Stewart … 0

Serena makes early mistakes, but rebounds to move on in U.S. Open

Friday, August 29, 2014

NEW YORK – Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game yesterday at the U.S. Open. And, … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school boys’ soccer teams

Friday, August 29, 2014

High school boys’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Christian Gompert (3rd year) Last year: 5-9-3, reached first round Returning starters: Trey Berry, sr., D; Josh Conrad, sr., D; Garrett Kunz, sr., MF; Isaac Nowland, sr., MF; Spencer Nowland, sr., F; Jayson Cleveland, jr., F; Liam Clinch, jr., … 0

Texas A&M begins post-Manziel era with thumping of South Carolina

Friday, August 29, 2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Kenny Hill looked more than ready to replace Johnny Manziel on the field. He is still getting used to the attention that goes along with the job. Hill broke Manziel’s single-game passing record with 511 … 0

Six early runs bury Fisher Cats en route to 9-3 loss to Harrisburg

Friday, August 29, 2014

The New Hampshire Fisher Cats fell behind quickly and couldn’t recover, losing to the Harrisburg Senators, 9-3. Harrisburg took a 6-0 lead with four runs in the first and two in the second. The Fisher Cats tried to climb back with a three-run third, but Harrisburg scored three … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, August 29, 2014

NFL League increases penalties for domestic violence NEW YORK – NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined … 0

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, August 29, 2014

Funds for Education golf tournament The Funds for Education Golf Tournament was held Aug. 6 at Beaver Meadow Golf Course, with the victory going to Mark Coen, Matt Levins, Jackson Bouley and Jim Bouley (above). Joe Kasper, Derek … 0

High schools: Freshman leads Stark golfers to second place

Thursday, August 28, 2014

John Stark golf Coach Chris Meehan expected his seniors to improve from last season, but a freshman posting the best score in the opening match wasn’t the first thought on his mind. Yet that is exactly what happened … 0

Concord girls’ soccer team confident with injection of youth

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Gone is the entire front line from a season ago. Gone are all but one of the starting midfielders. Gone is the starting goalkeeper. Yes, there are plenty of holes to fill in the starting lineup for the Concord High girls’ soccer team, but one area that’s airtight … 0

Capsule outlook of the area’s high school girls’ soccer teams

Thursday, August 28, 2014

High school girls’ soccer outlook Coe-Brown Division: II Coach: Josh Hils (10th year) Last year: 12-5-2, reached semifinals Returning starters: Molly DeTrude, jr., D; Christen Gallant, jr., MF; Kaitlyn Ross, jr., D; Ariel Clachar, sr., MF/F; Sarah Curtin, sr., D; Kianna Daudelin, sr., MF/F; Ingrid Kinevich, sr., D; … 0

Valencia homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox, 5-2

Thursday, August 28, 2014

TORONTO – Junichi Tazawa thought he’d solved his struggles against the Toronto Blue Jays. Turns out he was wrong. Danny Valencia had a pinch-hit, three-run homer off Tazawa that put Toronto ahead in the seventh inning, and the … 0