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    Panthers moving on: Chani's hat trick leads Hoosick Falls

    10/22/2014 10:08 PM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- On a cold and rainy day at the George Helft Soccer Complex, the Hoosick Falls Central School boys soccer team came out and took care of business early to put away Corinth 5-0 in a Section II Class B playoff game. Tyler Gaines scored inside of 10 minutes for the No. 7 Panthers to get the team going, then Noah Chani hit his first of three goals on the day to put Hoosick 
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    Hartford stuns BBA in overtime
    10/22/2014 10:08 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- In high school soccer, the weather can become the great equalizer, giving an underdog a chance to take out a big fish. Of course, a lights-out keeper is just as good of an equalizer. Hartford sophomore Jordan Allard turned away 21 shots and the Hurricanes capitalized with five minutes remaining in the second overtime as the 13-seed upset No. Full Story

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    Peavy, Giants top Nats in NLDS opener

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Never much of a postseason performer, Jake Peavy sure outpitched Stephen Strasburg in the former No. Full Story
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    Late FG block gives Patriots win over Jets

    FOXBOROUGH -- Chris Jones wasn't going to make the same mistake he did last year when Nick Folk tried another potential winning field goal Thursday night. Full Story
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    Another down year expected for Celtics

    "I know this isn't a championship team," Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo conceded at media day. Full Story




     

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    Panthers moving on: Chani's hat trick leads Hoosick Falls

    10/22/2014 10:08 PM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- On a cold and rainy day at the George Helft Soccer Complex, the Hoosick Falls Central School boys soccer team came out and took care of business early to put away Corinth 5-0 in a Section II Class B playoff game. Tyler Gaines scored inside of 10 minutes for the No. 7 Panthers to get the team going, then Noah Chani hit his first of three goals on the day to put Hoosick 
    Full Story
    Hartford stuns BBA in overtime
    10/22/2014 10:08 PM EDT - MANCHESTER -- In high school soccer, the weather can become the great equalizer, giving an underdog a chance to take out a big fish. Of course, a lights-out keeper is just as good of an equalizer. Hartford sophomore Jordan Allard turned away 21 shots and the Hurricanes capitalized with five minutes remaining in the second overtime as the 13-seed upset No. Full Story

    Former RPI coach Griffin takes job at Hoosac
    10/22/2014 10:05 PM EDT - HOOSICK, N.Y. -- When Mike Griffin stepped away from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute men’s basketball program in May of this year, the 30-year veteran of the Engineers knew that he didn’t want his life in basketball to be over -- he just wanted something different. Griffin thought that his new basketball life would still be at RPI, just this time with the women’s Full Story

    Georgia asks NCAA to reinstate Gurley
    10/22/2014 10:05 PM EDT - ATHENS, Ga. -- Mark Richt said he was optimistic on Wednesday as Georgia was expected to file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley’s eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley, the Southeastern Conference’s leading rusher, has been suspended for the last two games while Georgia investigated allegations he broke NCAA rules by receiving improper benefits. Full Story

    Watkins getting hot after facing Revis
    10/22/2014 10:05 PM EDT - ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins would like to thank New England cornerback Darrelle Revis for teaching him a thing or two about getting open. A week after being limited to a season-low two catches for 27 yards against the Patriots, Watkins responded by putting on a show in picking apart the Minnesota Vikings secondary on Sunday. Full Story

    RGIII a ‘wild card’ for Monday night
    10/22/2014 10:05 PM EDT - ASHBURN, Va. -- Many ifs and maybes and buts surround Robert Griffin III’s status for the Washington Redskins’ game Monday night against the Dallas Cowboys. There is so much uncertainty, he has been declared a "wild card" by coach Jay Gruden even though Colt McCoy is the announced starter. Full Story

    Roundup: SVC men fall to Elms
    10/22/2014 10:05 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- The Southern Vermont College men’s soccer team fell to Elms College 1-0 at home on Wednesday afternoon in New England Collegiate Conference action. Lorenzo Rolocut scored the lone goal in the contest, pulling off a spectacular effort in the first half to give the team the win. Full Story

    Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A bank robber who stopped during his escape to bum a cigarette off a construction worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison by a federal judge in Pittsburgh. Full Story
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    Charli XCX surprises at school homecoming dance

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charli XCX took a break from touring Wednesday night to perform at an unlikely venue: a high school gymnasium. Full Story