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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 Flames acquired Hamilton from the Boston Bruins on Friday for the 15th, …

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 …

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 …

UConn women’s basketball titles

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

2015 – UConn 63, Notre Dame 53 2014 – UConn 79, Notre Dame 58 2013 – UConn 93, Louisville 60 2010 – UConn 53, Stanford 47 2009 – UConn 76, Louisville 54 2004 – UConn 70, Tennessee 61 2003 – UConn 73, Tennessee 68 2002 – UConn 82, …

Three-Peat: UConn beats Notre Dame for third straight title

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies are a perfect 10. The Hall of Fame coach joined some elite company in UCLA’s John Wooden after tying the Wizard of Westwood with his 10th NCAA Tournament title. …

UConn, Notre Dame set for rematch with national title at stake

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – The women’s basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with UConn and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year. It won’t be like last season’s game, when much …

Duke rallies past Wisconsin, 68-63, to win fifth national title

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids. Led by Tyus Jones and Jahlil Okafor, Duke’s talented group of youngsters outscored Wisconsin by 14 points over the final 13 minutes last night to grit out …

Duke, Wisconsin step into spotlight in national title game

Monday, April 6, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a …

UConn back in title game after 81-58 win over Maryland

Monday, April 6, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Breanna Stewart and Morgan Tuck have UConn back in the championship game for the third straight year. Now the Huskies are one victory away from a third straight title. Stewart scored 25 points and Tuck …

Coach Frese, Maryland hopes to end UConn’s run at Final Four

Sunday, April 5, 2015

TAMPA, Fla. – Brenda Frese and her Maryland Terrapins aren’t just happy to be back in the Final Four for a second straight season. They plan on sticking around through the weekend and play on Tuesday night for …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Golf Kim opens three-shot lead in ANA Inspiration RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. – Sei Young Kim made two late birdies yesterday to take a three-stroke lead in the ANA Inspiration. The long-hitting South Korean player shot a 3-under 69 to reach 10 under at Mission Hills with a round …

Duke beats Michigan State, heads to another championship game

Sunday, April 5, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – The latest Duke team to reach the national championship game got there behind a couple of freshmen and some of the trademark defense Coach Mike Krzyzewski’s teams have long been known for. Justise Winslow scored 19 …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, April 5, 2015

College standouts Jenna Tewksbury of Concord scored four goals to help lead the Wheaton women’s lacrosse team to an 11-8 victory over Babson. ∎ Bow’s Lindsey Bucknam scored four goals to lead the Southern New Hampshire women’s lacrosse team to a 21-14 win over Pace. Youth hockey The New …