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NHMS Sprint Cup dates announced as 2015 NASCAR slate revealed

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NASCAR’s announcement of its 2015 Sprint Cup schedule revealed when New Hampshire Motor Speedway will get to host stock car racing’s premier series. NHMS will host its two races July 19 and Sept. 27, with the September race again being the second race of the 10-race Chase for the Cup. The schedule came with some changes, as Darlington Raceway will … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NFL Redskins’ Meriweather to appeal suspension ASHBURN, Va. – Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden said safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal a two-game suspension for a … 0

U.S. teen Bellis, 15, stuns Cibulkova at U.S. Open

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW YORK – While 15-year-old American CiCi Bellis was in the process of stunning a Grand Slam finalist to become the youngest player to win … 0

Women talk about sports on CBS Sports Network

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

CBS officials talked about an all-women sports show for more than a year, and now they’re set to make television history. The network announced yesterday that We Need to Talk will premiere Sept. 30 on CBS Sports Network. … 0

Glenn homers twice to lead Fisher Cats over Senators

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Brad Glenn hit a pair of home runs and drove home a season-high four runs to power the New Hampshire Fisher Cats to a 6-4 victory over the Harrisburg Senators last night. Glenn’s second two-homer night of the season helped the Fisher Cats (65-71) break a five-game losing … 0

U.S. Open at a glance

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

NEW YORK – A look at yesterday’s play at the $38.3 million U.S. Open tennis championships: WEATHER: Mostly sunny and warm. High of 85. ATTENDANCE: Day: 31,247. MEN’S SEEDED WINNERS: No. 4 David Ferrer, No. 10 Kei Nishikori, No. 12 Richard Gasquet, No. 13 John Isner, No. 15 … 0

Huge 11th inning sends Red Sox over Blue Jays

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

TORONTO – Mike Napoli and Allen Craig both homered in a seven-run 11th inning, Dustin Pedroia homered and had four RBI and the Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays, 11-7, last night. Boston broke away from a … 0

Tim O’Sullivan column: Hard to make sense of Pats trade of Mankins

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

The initial reaction after hearing the Patriots traded guard Logan Mankins yesterday: When things seem too good to be true, they usually are. Before the swap, which sent Mankins to Tampa Bay and brought tight end Tim Wright … 0

Fantasy explosion has some giving up day jobs

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Cory Albertson was cruising at 30,000 feet and, like others on the plane to Detroit, taking care of some business on his laptop. His spreadsheets contained names familiar to anyone who follows baseball. Pitchers, catchers, maybe a center … 0

Mike Schmidt: Time to answer the Rose question

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

I received numerous phone requests over the last few days to comment on the 25th anniversary of Pete Rose’s banishment from baseball. Seems like only yesterday, rather than 15 years ago, when I met Pete in Milwaukee for … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

GOLF Woods splits with swing coach PARAMUS, N.J. – Tiger Woods is leaving swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors. Woods said on his website yesterday he will no longer work with Foley, the Canadian whom he hired when his game was at its low … 0

Patriots rookie QB Garoppolo gets first start in preseason finale

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Rookie quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo will get his first NFL start when the New England Patriots visit the New York Giants for Thursday night’s preseason finale. “It’s a good opportunity to get out there and get … 0

Power shakes off quake but can’t close out title

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

It was just past 3 a.m. when Will Power was awakened from a deep sleep on the top floor of his hotel in Napa, Calif. The IndyCar Series points leader was in the middle of his first earthquake … 0