Osweiler gets first comeback win, Broncos beat Pats 30-24

11/30/2015 04:46 AM EST
DENVER >> Brock Osweiler engineered his first comeback win in only his second NFL start. If his career stays on this track, the 76,970 fans at Sunday's game will have a nice little keepsake — a soggy ticket stub from a snowy night in Denver when the quarterback first showed he could play with the very best in the league. 
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The Banner XI: Potential is endless with young group of all stars
11/29/2015 10:19 PM EST - BENNINGTON >> Our annual Banner XI returns from a year's hiatus to recognize the best girls soccer players in the area. We have surveyed the area, studied the game from the sideline and quizzed local coaches on the top players around. Many were worthy of recognition for their exploits this fall, but the process, ultimately, results in only a handful of honorees. Full Story

BBA's Bisselle clutch when it counts
11/30/2015 07:05 AM EST - MANCHESTER — Statistically, Burr and Burton Academy senior girls soccer player Aggie Bisselle had a pretty good year, 11 goals, good for second on the Bulldogs. But what makes a player valuable is not how many goals or assists, it's when they happen that's even more important. For those reasons, Bisselle is our Banner XI player of the year for 2015. Full Story

Shafer's last game at Syracuse comes against BC
11/27/2015 09:50 PM EST - SYRACUSE, N.Y. >> Like Greg Robinson seven years ago, Syracuse coach Scott Shafer enters the final game of the regular season knowing it's his last as head man of the Orange. Might not be such good news for Saturday's foe, Boston College (3-8, 0-7 ACC). Eagles coach Steve Addazio, a former assistant at Syracuse, is well aware of what he and the Eagles are facing as two long-time Northeast Full Story

Albany nearly upsets Tennessee
11/27/2015 09:50 PM EST - KNOXVILLE, TENN. >> Mercedes Russell scored 12 points Friday as No. 4 Tennessee held off several Albany threats down the stretch, outlasting the Great Danes 63-55 for its 27th straight home victory. The Lady Vols (4-1) haven't lost at home since a 75-71 defeat to Kentucky on Feb. 16, 2014. Albany (4-1) had the ball with a chance to tie the game in the final minute, but Shereesha Richards Full Story

Newell fourth in opening round of sprint
11/27/2015 09:49 PM EST - RUKA, FINLAND >> Shaftsbury's Andy Newell began the 2015-16 cross-country World Cup ski season on a high note on Friday, taking a fourth-place finish in the opening day of the FIS Ruka Triple in Finland. The placement was Newell's best in World Cup competition since 2013. Newell snuck through to qualify in the quarterfinal run, finishing fourth in the first heat, but his time of 2 minutes, Full Story

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David Ortiz to retire after 2016 season

BOSTON — Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is planning to retire after the 2016 season. Full Story
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Broncos beat Patriots 30-24 on Anderson's OT run

DENVER — Tom Brady lost yet another one of his trusted targets and this time he also lost a game. Full Story
Sullinger fuels Celtics to rout of Wizards

BOSTON (AP) -- Jared Sullinger had 18 points and 15 rebounds in three quarters and Isaiah Thomas scored 21 points, leading the Boston Celtics to a 111-78 rout of the Washington Wizards on Friday night. Full Story