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Former Manchester Monarch Voynov charged with domestic violence

Friday, November 21, 2014

LOS ANGELES – Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was charged with felony domestic violence yesterday by the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Voynov, who played for the Manchester Monarchs from 2008-13, faces one felony count of corporal injury to a spouse with great bodily injury. In a statement providing the first public details of the incident, the district attorney’s office …

Headlines around the world in sports

Friday, November 21, 2014

NBA Seven Grizzlies dealing with virus, uncertain vs. Celtics MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Seven members of the Memphis Grizzlies are dealing with a stomach virus, and …

Giants confident they’re in Pablo Sandoval chase

Friday, November 21, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO – Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans said he has been given “every indication” Pablo Sandoval will give careful consideration to re-signing with …

Rask makes 33 saves as Bruins shut out Blues, 2-0

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Bruins were content being outshot by nearly a 2-to-1 ratio against St. Louis. The Bruins focused on defense, forcing the Blues outside for shots that Tuukka Rask saw clearly and had no trouble stopping …

Seau, Warner, Dungy named Hall semifinalists

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Junior Seau, Kurt Warner and Tony Dungy are among 26 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2015. Seau and Warner are among eight first-year candidates in the balloting. Dungy is in his second year on the ballot. Former general managers Bill Polian and Ron …

Patriots looking more and more versatile as season progresses

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Need a quarterback to throw for four touchdowns or a running back to rush for four? The New England Patriots have those. How about a defense to dominate the NFL’s highest scoring team? The Patriots …

Harvick’s journey to Sprint Cup title a joyous, happy one

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

It was some six hours after Kevin Harvick had won his first Sprint Cup championship when he was finally able to peel off his beer-soaked firesuit, take a shower and begin celebrating the biggest moment of his career. …

Stanton, Marlins agree to largest deal in American sports

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

MIAMI – The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won’t be, either. Stanton agreed to terms with the team yesterday on a $325 million, 13-year contract, Miami owner Jeffrey Loria said. It’s the most lucrative …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

NHL Blackhawks put D van Riemsdyk on injury list CHICAGO – The Chicago Blackhawks placed former University of New Hampshire star defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk on the long-term injury list. Chicago also recalled defenseman Stephen Johns and goaltender Antti Raanta from Rockford, and returned forward Joakim Nordstrom and …

NFC South looking at real possibility of losing team getting playoff shot

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Going south is exactly what the Saints, Panthers, Falcons and Buccaneers have done this season. Yet one of them will be playing in January. As it should, the NFL places a premium for the playoffs on winning a …

Suddenly facing issues, Broncos try to right the ship

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – Suddenly, the Denver Broncos have a whole lot more to worry about than their spongy offensive line, and testy Coach John Fox said yesterday he wants frustrated fans to know he feels their pain. “We’re …

Late coach Burns leads cast of six into Hockey Hall of Fame

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

TORONTO – A few months ago, Line Burns was driving to see a friend and stopped in Gilmanton, where she used to live with her husband. She was gassing up her car and getting something to eat when …

Steelers rally against Titans to gain AFC North lead

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – This time, the Pittsburgh Steelers beat their struggling opponent. Ben Roethlisberger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Antonio Brown with 9:01 left, and the Steelers edged the Tennessee Titans, 27-24, last night. The Steelers (7-4) …