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Concord’s Ndi, Franklin’s Sylvester receive scholarships

Friday, August 1, 2014

Concord’s Walters Ndi and Franklin’s Dillon Sylvester are among 12 recipients of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats Scholar-Athlete Scholarship, receiving $2,500 based on their athletic and academic achievements, as well as active citizenship in the community. Ndi, who plans to study exercise science in college, was Concord High’s Male Athlete of the Year and an All-Conference player for the Crimson … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Friday, August 1, 2014

NFL Running back Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp RENTON, Wash. – Marshawn Lynch joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week. … 0

Ravens’ Rice says his actions ‘totally inexcusable’

Friday, August 1, 2014

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called “the biggest … 0

Nine-run sixth the lowlight as Blue Jays crush Sox, 14-1

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

BOSTON – The Boston Red Sox are looking like a team that’ll be playing out the string a little early this season. The defending World Series champions, last in the AL East, lost for the sixth time in … 0

Graveman picks up his first win in Fisher Cats’ 5-1 victory over Binghamton

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Kendall Graveman picked up the win in his debut with the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, allowing just one run in six innings in the team’s 5-1 win over the Binghamton Mets last night. Graveman allowed eight hits and two walks while striking out four. Blake McFarland pitched the … 0

Edwards announces departure from Roush Fenway Racing at season’s end

Monday, July 28, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – Carl Edwards’s 11-year run with Roush-Fenway Racing will end after this NASCAR season. Roush confirmed the decision yesterday, a move that had been long expected but could not be substantiated because Edwards refuses to publicly discuss … 0

Jeff Gordon turns back the clock to win Brickyard 400

Monday, July 28, 2014

INDIANAPOLIS – With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line yesterday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago. Gordon nailed the final restart of the race – no given because restarts have been … 0

Ortiz home run lifts Sox over Rays – and gets bad blood going again

Monday, July 28, 2014

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – The Tampa Bay Rays didn’t like the way David Ortiz acted after he helped beat them with a three-run homer, and now it’s back on between the teams at the bottom of the AL … 0

Arizona training sessions a bonding experience for Patriots secondary

Monday, July 28, 2014

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The downpour began as practice was about to end for the Patriots on Sunday. It was nothing like the conditions in Arizona where four New England defensive backs had prepared for training camp. “You play … 0

Nibali crowned Tour de France champion after dominant performance

Monday, July 28, 2014

PARIS – Vincenzo Nibali put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up to the winner’s podium of the Tour de France and sighing deeply before the Italian anthem echoed over the Champs-Elysees. Chants of … 0

Star-studded cast of hitters, pitchers and managers makes its way into Hall

Monday, July 28, 2014

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. – Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy. Being enshrined in the Hall of Fame can have those effects, even … 0

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, July 28, 2014

NBA Scott says he will be Lakers’ new coach LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they’re apparently making Byron Scott wait a few more days. Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the … 0

Jets’ Vick embraces mentor role behind Smith on depth chart

Monday, July 28, 2014

CORTLAND, N.Y. – Michael Vick dropped back, peered down the field and flicked his wrist. The football zipped through the air about 50 yards and dropped into the arms of a wide receiver running in stride. And it … 0