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UNH forwards Andrew Poturalski (left) and Tyler Kelleher (right) combined for 32 goals and 39 assists during the 2014-15 season. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

UNH hockey team looking for quick start as it tries to return to national prominence

Saturday, October 10, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team won seven straight games, then ousted Providence College in the best-of-three Hockey East semifinals – then could only watch on TV screens as those same Friars lifted the trophy as national champions after beating Boston University less than a month later. Lesson learned – two, actually. The UNH players saw …

UNH hockey schedule

Saturday, October 10, 2015

Oct. 10 – AIC, 7 Oct. 16 – St. Lawrence, 7 Oct. 17 – Clarkson, 7 Oct. 23 – at UMass, 7 Oct. 24 – …

UNH, Verizon Wireless Arena to host 2017 men’s hockey Northeast Regional

Thursday, October 8, 2015

For the seventh time in a 14-year stretch, the Division I men’s ice hockey Northeast Regional will be played at Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena in …

UNH running back Crossan named CAA co-Offensive Player of the Week

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Dalton Crossan, a junior running back on the University of New Hampshire football team, was named CAA co-Offensive Player of the Week on Monday. Crossan ran 22 times for 140 yards and four touchdowns, all career highs, to lead the Wildcats to a 37-14 victory over Elon on …

UNH hockey team wins exhibition opener against St. Francis Xavier, 6-4

Monday, October 5, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team staged an impressive rally in its exhibition opener, erasing a three-goal deficit en route to a 6-4 victory over St. Francis Xavier. UNH trailed 4-1 in the second period, but scored the next five goals to take the win. Shane …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Motorsports Smith wins Xfinity Series race at Dover DOVER, Del. – Regan Smith strengthened his NASCAR Xfinity Series championship push with a victory Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Smith won for the second time this season and moved …

UNH football team doesn’t let visiting Elon find a comfort zone in blowout victory

Sunday, October 4, 2015

DURHAM – Elon had never traveled this far north for a football game. And the team from North Carolina looked a little lost during its debut minutes on a New England gridiron. New Hampshire outgained Elon 182-8 in the first quarter, scored touchdowns on five of its first …

Alabama finds its swagger in emphatic blowout win over Georgia

Sunday, October 4, 2015

Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams Saturday in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia that re-established the …

Louisville probing claim staffer hired escorts for recruits

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Louisville said Friday it has launched an investigation into allegations that former Cardinals staffer Andre McGee paid an escort service to provide sex for recruits. The allegations by Katina Powell are in an upcoming book, Breaking Cardinal Rules: …

UNH football notebook: Backup QBs near forefront of Wildcats’ renewed confidence

Friday, October 2, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire will have a known quantity at quarterback for Saturday’s homecoming game against Elon, but chances are good it won’t be senior captain Sean Goldrich. After making his first career start in last week’s 57-14 win against Central Connecticut State, junior Adam …

Bruins defenseman Chara back on skates; Seidenberg still recovering

Friday, October 2, 2015

BOSTON – Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is already in midseason form when it comes to talking – or not talking – about injuries. The Bruins’ captain returned to the ice this week after sustaining an undisclosed upper …

Marquee games offer SEC East teams to flex muscles vs. West

Thursday, October 1, 2015

East Division teams canvas the SEC with a large chip on their shoulders. It’s understandable. They’ve come up short against the West in six straight Southeastern Conference championship games. This weekend, they’ve got a chance to make a …

UNH’s Nerbonne is America East field hockey Player of the Week

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne, a junior midfielder on the University of New Hampshire field hockey team, was named America East Player of the Week on Monday. Nerbonne scored the game-winning goals in both UNH games last week, 2-1 victories …