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Monarchs topple Lehigh Valley, 3-1

Sunday, March 29, 2015

Paul Bissonnette and Ryan Horvat each had multiple points in the Monarchs’ 3-1 win over Lehigh Valley yesterday. Manchester finished its three-game weekend with four points after splitting two games in Hershey. Bissonnette recorded a “Gordie Howe hat trick” with a goal, assist and a fighting major. Lehigh Valley (30-29-6-1) scored on its second shot of the game, but Bissonnette …

Hamlin races to 25th Cup win, 5th at Martinsville

Sunday, March 29, 2015

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Denny Hamlin just needed a visit to Martinsville Speedway to get his racing team back on track. Now, with his spot in …

Castillo throws out runner, scores as Red Sox top Rays in extra innings, 3-2

Sunday, March 29, 2015

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Rusney Castillo made a sliding catch in the 10th inning and threw out the potential tie-breaking run at the plate, then …

NHL’s ‘top’ losers, Sabres and Coyotes, meet with chance to win big in stacked draft

Thursday, March 26, 2015

BUFFALO, N.Y. – The Buffalo Sabres are in last place. And many of their fans are openly rooting for the standings to stay that way. “Lose!” yelled Doug Borsuk, a 10-year season-ticket holder, from the upper level during …

NFL: Changes to PAT a popular topic

Thursday, March 26, 2015

PHOENIX – Spice it up. The NFL’s dullest play, the extra point, appears to be headed for some changes, perhaps significant ones, for the 2015 season. While team owners didn’t vote on any extra-point proposals yesterday, there was …

While Tiger Woods struggles, fans flock to website with tips

Thursday, March 26, 2015

When we last saw Tiger Woods he was fleeing from a golf tournament in mid-round, mumbling something about improper activation of his glutes. He’s been missing in action for some time now, desperately searching for some of the …

Celtics lose to Heat, 93-86, and squander chance to move to seventh

Thursday, March 26, 2015

BOSTON – The Miami Heat were coming off a difficult loss at Milwaukee, and they were missing three key players due to injuries from the game against the Bucks. Goran Dragic knew what he had to do. Dragic …

Revis: Patriots’ offer ‘wasn’t in the ballpark’ of what he was looking for

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Darrelle Revis provided some insight into the negotiations he had with the New England Patriots before and after free agency yesterday, and said the Patriots weren’t close to the competition in their efforts to keep the All-Pro cornerback. “We tried to work on a deal, and the deal, …

Big three all reach 20 points as Cavaliers beat Grizzlies

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Kyrie Irving scored 24 points, Kevin Love added 22 points and 10 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers rolled to a 111-89 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies last night. LeBron James finished with 20 points, Timofey Mozgov added 14 …

Money approaching staggering amounts as Mayweather vs. Pacquiao nears

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

LAS VEGAS – The first ticket has yet to be sold, but the richest fight in boxing history is getting richer by the day. New estimates show Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s payoff for fighting Manny Pacquiao could easily be …

Sanbornton’s Cote disappointed, but determined after release from Yankees

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Jordan Cote found out Monday morning. He was in Tampa going through his spring training routine with the Yankees when he was called into a meeting with the organization’s new vice president of baseball operations, Gary Denbo, Denbo’s …

Relationship between Vikings, Peterson unraveling quickly

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have reached a standstill in their professional relationship. Peterson previously expressed uneasiness about continuing to play for the Vikings, coming off a season lost because of the child abuse case the standout …

Ever-exclusive Masters Tournament seeing its eligibility list growing and growing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

ORLANDO, Fla. – Matt Every needed a victory at Bay Hill to get into the Masters, and he was only being honest when he shared what he was thinking as Henrik Stenson faced a birdie putt on the …