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Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

NFL Chargers RB Woodhead out for year SAN DIEGO – Chargers Coach Mike McCoy said running back Danny Woodhead has a broken lower right leg and will miss the rest of the season. Woodhead was hurt on the first drive of the Chargers’ 22-10 win at Buffalo. He was stopped after a 1-yard gain by diving defensive tackle Kyle Williams. … 0

LeBron fan can return to arena after team ends ban

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The LeBron James fan banned from Cavaliers games after he ran onto the court in 2013 is now permitted inside Quicken Loans Arena. Wearing a … 0

NFL vetting process: There are no sure things

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history. It’s an expensive, … 0

Crazy afternoon at Loudon scrambles the Chase field

Sunday, September 21, 2014

The moment the new Chase for the Sprint Cup championship format was unveiled, it came with a certainty: With eliminations looming, the September race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway would get crazy. As expected, the Sylvania 300 was … 0

Seahawks rally to win Super Bowl rematch with Broncos in OT

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 26-20, yesterday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations. Seattle (2-1) blew a 17-3 … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, September 21, 2014

Golf Hur pulls away for LPGA win in Alabama PRATTVILLE, Ala. – Mi Jung Hur held off top-ranked Stacy Lewis yesterday to win the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic, finishing with a 6-under 66 for a tournament-record 21-under 267 … 0

Patriots big favorites despite mediocre start

Sunday, September 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Patriots have been mediocre in splitting their first two games. Yet they’re two-touchdown favorites today. No surprise, considering they’re facing the Oakland Raiders. The visitors for the Patriots’ home opener have lost … 0

Patriots-Raiders capsule

Saturday, September 20, 2014

OAKLAND (0-2) at NEW ENGLAND (1-1) 1 p.m., CBS OPENING LINE – Patriots by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD – Oakland 1-1, New England 1-1 SERIES RECORD – Patriots lead, 17-15-1 LAST MEETING – Patriots beat Raiders, 31-19, Oct. 2, 2011 LAST WEEK – Raiders lost to Texans, 30-14; … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Sunday, September 21, 2014

NFL Raiders say Schaub out for today’s game against Patriots PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Oakland Raiders listed backup quarterback Matt Schaub as out today at New England. The team issued a release yesterday saying Schaub won’t play but … 0

Johnson chasing down his own high standards

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LOUDON – It’s Jimmie Johnson’s favorite time of the year. But with the second race of the Chase set to begin, Six-Time has the tone of the kid whose birthday party isn’t quite up to his expectations. “It’s … 0

With warmer temps, Gordon turns fastest practice lap

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LOUDON – Maybe there’s hope for beating Brad Keselowski today after all. The winner at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in July and pole-sitter for this afternoon’s Sylvania 300 was the fastest car again at yesterday’s morning practice, but … 0

Custer’s first stand lands 16-year-old Truck Series driver in Victory Lane

Sunday, September 21, 2014

LOUDON – Cole Custer didn’t know if there’d be time to recover after a questionable call on pit road with 27 laps left had him climbing out of a deep hole. The pole-sitter for yesterday’s NASCAR Camping World … 1

Welker’s return brings more concussion questions

Sunday, September 21, 2014

DENVER – Wes Welker’s receiving stats over a productive NFL career are impressive. Still, there’s another set of numbers associated with him that cannot be ignored: three concussions, nine months. Cleared to play following his third diagnosed concussion … 0