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UNH football team looks forward to opening test against FBS foe San Jose State

Thursday, September 3, 2015

WHAT: New Hampshire at San Jose State WHEN: Thursday, 10 p.m. WHERE: Spartan Stadium, San Jose, Calif. ON AIR: Wildcat Sports Radio Network (107.7 FM, 101.5 FM, 610 AM, 96.7 FM, 930 AM) or audio streaming at unhwildcats.com. THE SKINNY: UNH opens the 2015 season across the country, making its first trip to California since 2005, when the Wildcats faced …

Alabama’s starting QB will be … Bateman, Coker or Morris

Tuesday, September 1, 2015

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s first depth chart of the year doesn’t clear up the starting quarterback mystery at all. The top spot looking at the …

Heisman hopefuls short on preseason hype

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota broke a Heisman Trophy trend last season by winning the award after being considered the preseason favorite. Heisman winners no longer …

’Unbelievable’: Jankovic tops two-time Wimbledon champ Kvitova

Saturday, July 4, 2015

LONDON – About an hour after flopping on her back and kicking her feet overhead to celebrate a stunning comeback against defending Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, Jelena Jankovic still was giddy. “I cannot stop smiling. … I was …

Bow’s Nerbonne finds comfort zone at national field hockey tournament

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Bow’s Lindsey Nerbonne has been to national field hockey events in the past. But she never had as much fun, or success, as she did at the USA Field Hockey Young Women’s National Championship that was held from …

Some of the saddest own goals in soccer

Friday, July 3, 2015

Laura Bassett bent over, pulled her soccer jersey over her face and sobbed. Her teammates gathered around her, but nothing they said could make it better. Minutes earlier, the England defender had stretched out her leg to intercept …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

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 million. That means the 22-year-old defenseman will count $5.75 million per season against the salary cap through 2020-21. The …

Bo Ryan stepping down as Wisconsin basketball coach after this year

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

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, two Final Fours and a berth in …

Future UNH players Vela, Robinson drafted by Sharks

Saturday, June 27, 2015

A pair of future University of New Hampshire men’s hockey players were chosen in Saturday’s NHL Draft by the San Jose Sharks. Incoming freshman Marcus Vela was selected in the seventh round as the 190th overall pick. This past season with the Langley Rivermen of the British Columbia …

Virginia wins 1st CWS title in 4-2 win over Vanderbilt

Thursday, June 25, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – Pavin Smith homered and drove in three runs and Brandon Waddell turned in another strong College World Series pitching performance, leading Virginia over Vanderbilt, 4-2, on Wednesday night for the school’s first baseball national championship. …

Virginia’s 3-0 win over Vandy forces Game 3 in CWS finals

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – Surprise starter Adam Haseley and Josh Sborz combined on the shutout, senior utility man Thomas Woodruff drove in two runs, and the Virginia Cavaliers defeated Vanderbilt, 3-0, on Tuesday night to force a winner-take-all game …

Vanderbilt holds Virginia to 4 hits, wins CWS finals opener 5-1

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – Carson Fulmer combined with two relievers on a four-hitter, Will Toffey’s two-run double broke a scoreless tie in the sixth, and defending national champion Vanderbilt opened the College World Series finals with a 5-1 victory …

Browns’ Manziel says ‘Johnny Football’ overtook him

Thursday, June 18, 2015

BEREA, Ohio – Johnny Football became more than Johnny Manziel could handle. “It just overtook who I was as a person,” the Browns quarterback said Wednesday. Speaking to the media for the first time since spending 10 weeks …