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Hoosick Falls back in Class C title game after blanking Millbrook

Panthers head back to second state final in three years
11/23/2014 09:16 PM EST
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School football team started its year at the Kickoff Classic at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. Now the Panthers will end it there, too. Hoosick Falls dominated on both sides of the ball in Saturday's Class C semifinal against Section IX's Millbrook, scoring a 29-0 victory to reach the final. 
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Roundup: SVC men fall in Virginia, women win at home
11/23/2014 09:17 PM EST - ARLINGTON, VA. >> The Southern Vermont College men's basketball team dropped a close contest on Saturday evening, losing to Marymount University, 73-69, in non-conference action. The loss drops SVC to 2-2 on the year, while the Saints move to 3-0. DeShawn Hamlet led all scorers in the contest, putting up 30 points, half from the free throw line, to lead SVC in the loss. Full Story

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Red Sox sign closer Uehara to two-year deal

BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have signed closer Koji Uehara for two more years. The All-Star reliever will earn $18 million through 2016. Full Story
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Patriots happy to have running back Blount back

Team reclaims RB after the Steelers released him
FOXBOROUGH — LeGarrette Blount's teammates are glad to have him back in a New England Patriots uniform. Full Story
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Memphis blues for Celtics

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Marc Gasol matched his career high with 32 points, Zach Randolph added 16 points and 16 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Boston Celtics 117-100 on Friday night. Full Story




 
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Hoosick Falls back in Class C title game after blanking Millbrook

Panthers head back to second state final in three years
11/23/2014 09:16 PM EST
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School football team started its year at the Kickoff Classic at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. Now the Panthers will end it there, too. Hoosick Falls dominated on both sides of the ball in Saturday's Class C semifinal against Section IX's Millbrook, scoring a 29-0 victory to reach the final. 
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Roundup: SVC men fall in Virginia, women win at home
11/23/2014 09:17 PM EST - ARLINGTON, VA. >> The Southern Vermont College men's basketball team dropped a close contest on Saturday evening, losing to Marymount University, 73-69, in non-conference action. The loss drops SVC to 2-2 on the year, while the Saints move to 3-0. DeShawn Hamlet led all scorers in the contest, putting up 30 points, half from the free throw line, to lead SVC in the loss. Full Story

Assessing threats in the AP Top 25 ahead of rivalry week
11/23/2014 09:11 PM EST - Breaking down the ballots for the AP Top 25 and wrapping up college football's 13th weekend: ASSESSING THREATS This is the point in the season when things get weird. Rivalry week is here, with championship weekend on deck. The AP rankings didn't change Sunday at the top after a blah Saturday in college football. Full Story

Revolution edge out Red Bulls, 2-1, in semifinal first leg
11/23/2014 09:18 PM EST - HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — If the New England Revolution are going to shed their mantle as the team that can't quite seal the deal, maybe it'll be the midseason addition of Jermaine Jones that helped them finally get over the hill. Jones, who played for the United States at this past summer's World Cup, finished a counter attack in the 85th minute with a tap-in and gave New England a 2-1 victory Full Story

Patriots get stingy in win over Lions
11/23/2014 09:10 PM EST - FOXBOROUGH, MASS. >>The New England Patriots showed off their passing game one week after a brilliant rushing performance. The outcome was the same: a blowout win over a top team. Throw in a defense that held the Detroit Lions without a touchdown and two outstanding special teams plays, and the team with the AFC's best record rolled over the team with the NFL's stingiest defense, 34-9 on Full Story

PANTHER POWER: Hoosick Falls dominates in Class C semi, earns another trip to Syracuse
11/23/2014 12:24 AM EST - KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hoosick Falls Central School football team started its year at the Kickoff Classic at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse. Now more than three months, the Panthers will end it there, too. Hoosick Falls dominated on both sides of the ball in Saturday's Class C semifinal against Section IX's Millbrook, scoring a 29-0 victory to reach the final. Full Story

Cambridge's season ends with a 47-14 loss to Chester in Class D state semifinal
11/21/2014 09:56 PM EST - KINGSTON, N.Y. >> There really aren't a lot of ways to cut up what happened on Friday night in the Class D state semifinal at Dietz Stadium in Kingston. The Chester football team ran, and ran, and ran some more en route to a 47-14 thumping of Cambridge Central School, sending the Hambletonians back to the state finals for the third time in four years. Full Story

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Joey Chestnut devours turkey to win eating contest

MASHANTUCKET, Conn. (AP) — Competitive eater Joey Chestnut has won a turkey-eating contest in Connecticut, setting a record by devouring an entire bird. Full Story
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One Direction wins artist of the year at AMAs

One Direction has won the American Music Award for artist of the year. Competition in the category was tough, with Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams up for the honor. Full Story