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    Panthers rally out of early hole

    04/23/2014 10:30 PM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School sophomore pitcher Erika Quackenbush was off her game through three innings on Wednesday afternoon against Granville. But her teammates picked her up in a big way at the plate and, after surrendering five runs early, she settled down and allowed one run over the final four innings to guide her team to a 9-6 decision in a Wasaren League matchup. 
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    Patriots come up just short
    04/23/2014 10:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Down a goal with a minute to play, the Mount Anthony Union High School boys lacrosse team were doing anything they could to even the score in the final seconds against Queensbury. But the Spartans and goalie Teddy Nolan had other ideas. MAU got off three shots in the final minute and Nolan turned them all away as Queensbury edged the Patriots, 6-5, on a blustery day at Full Story

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    Yankees' Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar

    BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. Full Story
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    Safety Patrick Chung returns to Pats

    FOXBOROUGH -- Safety Patrick Chung is back with the New England Patriots as the latest addition to their rebuilt secondary. Full Story
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    Celtics lose a draft lottery tiebreaker

    The Utah Jazz have won a tiebreaker with the Boston Celtics, giving them a chance for a better pick in the NBA draft. Full Story




     
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    Panthers rally out of early hole

    04/23/2014 10:30 PM EDT
    HOOSICK, N.Y. -- Hoosick Falls Central School sophomore pitcher Erika Quackenbush was off her game through three innings on Wednesday afternoon against Granville. But her teammates picked her up in a big way at the plate and, after surrendering five runs early, she settled down and allowed one run over the final four innings to guide her team to a 9-6 decision in a Wasaren League matchup. 
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    Patriots come up just short
    04/23/2014 10:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON -- Down a goal with a minute to play, the Mount Anthony Union High School boys lacrosse team were doing anything they could to even the score in the final seconds against Queensbury. But the Spartans and goalie Teddy Nolan had other ideas. MAU got off three shots in the final minute and Nolan turned them all away as Queensbury edged the Patriots, 6-5, on a blustery day at Full Story

    Cambridge, Salem to merge teams
    04/23/2014 10:31 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- On Tuesday night, the Cambridge Central School Board of Education approved the merger of its football team with the Salem Central School team for the 2014-2015 season. The move comes after low turnout rates at Salem over the last several seasons. In the fall, Salem forfeited two games of the season with low numbers. Full Story

    Roundup: Patriots continue winning
    04/23/2014 10:23 PM EDT - LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP NORTH ADAMS, Mass. -- The Mount Anthony Union High School softball team won its second game in as many days on Wednesday, topping Massachusetts school Drury 18-4. Jenna Crowley picked up the win, going three innings while walking six and striking out five. Baylee Ports pitched four innings in relief and scattered two hits. Full Story

    Jets choose Cortland for training camp
    04/23/2014 10:25 PM EDT - NEW YORK -- The New York Jets are holding training camp at SUNY Cortland again this summer, returning to central New York for the fifth time in the last six years. The team trains on the school's campus, located about three hours from the Jets' facility in Florham Park, N.J. The Jets have practiced there each summer of Rex Ryan's tenure, except for 2011 after the NFL Full Story

    Cubs fall to Diamondbacks at Wrigley
    04/23/2014 10:23 PM EDT - CHICAGO -- Fittingly, the Chicago Cubs marked Wrigley Field’s 100th birthday with a loss -- a dramatic, error-filled one, at that. One out from victory, the Cubs allowed the Arizona Diamondbacks to rally for five runs in the ninth inning in a 7-5 loss Wednesday. After an error by shortstop Starlin Castro, Martin Prado hit a two-run single off Pedro Strop (0-2), Miguel Montero Full Story

    Jackson rules self out of Knicks job
    04/23/2014 10:23 PM EDT - GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- The coaching search is on in New York, and the best possible candidate has already been eliminated. Phil Jackson won’t be hiring himself to coach the Knicks. Two days after firing Mike Woodson, Jackson reiterated Wednesday that he won’t be returning to the bench, despite the fact that even fiancee Jeanie Buss told him he should. Full Story

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    At Boston Marathon, they ran; he hugged.

    Ken Nwadike Jr., says he missed qualifying for the Boston Marathon by 23 seconds. But he went to Boston anyway and wanted to make an impact. Full Story
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    John Oliver says he owes Jon Stewart

    "I have a pretty intense debt to him," said Oliver, whose show is called "Last Week Tonight." ''I wouldn't be doing this if it wasn't for him." Full Story