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Revs win 2-1 at Red Bulls in East final 1st leg

Monday, November 24, 2014

HARRISON, N.J. – If the New England Revolution is going to shed its mantle as the team that can’t quite seal the deal, maybe it’ll be the midseason addition of Jermaine Jones that helped finally get the team over the hill. Jones, who played for the United States at this past summer’s World Cup, finished a counter attack in the …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, November 24, 2014

Golf Ko gets record haul by winning LPGA finale NAPLES, Fla. – New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko ended a big year on the LPGA Tour …

Brady passes Patriots to 34-9 win over Lions

Monday, November 24, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a …

Monarchs beat Penguins, 3-2, on Weal goal

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Jordan Weal broke a 2-2 tie in the second period, helping the Manchester Monarchs beat Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 3-2, last night. Michael Mersch started the scoring when he tipped in a loose puck on the power play at 9:37 in the first period. It was his third goal of the …

Mo’ne Davis memoir coming next March

Sunday, November 23, 2014

A memoir when you’re still a teenager may seem premature, but not for Mo’ne Davis, the first female pitcher to win a Little League World Series game. Mo’ne Davis: Remember My Name will be released next March by HarperCollins Children’s Books, the publisher said last week. The honor …

Blount happy to be back in Patriots backfield

Saturday, November 22, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – There was no name over his locker stall and he had yet to officially secure the number he’ll wear tomorrow. Still, it was clear LeGarrette Blount was happy to be back with the New England Patriots. “It feels real good. I was excited to hear …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Saturday, November 22, 2014

NFL Fitzgerald a game-time decision against Seahawks TEMPE, Ariz. – Arizona Coach Bruce Arians said it will be a game-time decision as to whether Larry Fitzgerald will play against the Seahawks in Seattle tomorrow. The eight-time Pro Bowl wide receiver did not practice all week and was listed …

Paul Newberry column: NFL should realign after NFC South debacle

Saturday, November 22, 2014

ATLANTA – The Atlanta Falcons won’t apologize for somehow being in first place with a losing record. They shouldn’t have to. This one is on the NFL. The league should seriously consider realignment – or, at the very …

Free tickets for Bills-Jets game in Detroit

Saturday, November 22, 2014

DETROIT – Are you ready for some free football at Ford Field? Fans are being offered free tickets to the NFL game between the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets on Monday night that was moved to Detroit …

Judge denies sports betting in New Jersey

Saturday, November 22, 2014

TRENTON, N.J. – A federal judge said New Jersey cannot partially lift a prohibition on sports betting in an effort to boost the state’s struggling horse racing and casino industries. Yesterday’s ruling from Judge Michael Shipp was the expected outcome since the judge has ruled similarly in the …

Khokhlachev nets shootout goal as Bruins beat Blue Jackets

Saturday, November 22, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Boston Bruins goalie Niklas Svedberg figured it had to be great television after Alex Khokhlachev ended the cliffhanger with a dramatic flourish. Khokhlachev scored the winner in the seventh round of a shootout in his …

Monarchs see winning streak end with overtime loss in Binghamton

Saturday, November 22, 2014

BINGHAMTON, NY – Ryan Dzingel scored the game-winning goal in overtime as Binghamton beat Manchester, 4-3, last night, ending the Monarchs’ winning streak at six games. The first meeting of the season between the Monarchs (11-4-1-0) and Senators (6-8-2-0) featured 26 combined penalties. The Monarchs surrendered the game’s …

Gasol scores 32 as Grizzlies beat Celtics, 117-100

Saturday, November 22, 2014

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics, 117-100, last night. Jon Leuer had a season-high 19 points, …