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    Rutland tops Mount Anthony in MVL field hockey

    09/17/2014 10:41 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Dealing with some illness, the Mount Anthony Union High School field hockey team scored the first goal against Marble Valley League rival Rutland on Wednesday, giving the Patriots a boost 10 minutes into the contest. But Rutland, using an unrelenting and precision style of passing, scored the next three and took a 3-1 victory on the road. 
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    Panthers’ Hardy taken off roster
    09/17/2014 10:38 PM EDT - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved. The team removed Hardy from its active roster Wednesday, ending three weeks of indecision regarding his playing status. Full Story

    RED SOX
    Comedy, tragedy mingle for Shakespeare at Fenway

    BOSTON (AP) -- Five centuries after William Shakespeare wrote "Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown," the Boston Red Sox have been deposed as World Series champions, bouncing from last place to first and again to the cellar in a shift from Full Story
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    Brady, Patriots bounce back to beat Vikings 30-7

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Tom Brady and the New England Patriots took advantage of Adrian Peterson's absence. Full Story
    CELTICS
    Celtics open with Nets; will see LeBron early

    For the first time since 2010, the Boston Celtics will open the regular season at home. The Celtics will begin the 2014-15 campaign on Wednesday, Oct. Full Story




     
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    Rutland tops Mount Anthony in MVL field hockey

    09/17/2014 10:41 PM EDT
    BENNINGTON -- Dealing with some illness, the Mount Anthony Union High School field hockey team scored the first goal against Marble Valley League rival Rutland on Wednesday, giving the Patriots a boost 10 minutes into the contest. But Rutland, using an unrelenting and precision style of passing, scored the next three and took a 3-1 victory on the road. 
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    Panthers’ Hardy taken off roster
    09/17/2014 10:38 PM EDT - CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The Panthers finally made a decision on Greg Hardy: the Pro Bowl defensive end will not play anymore games for Carolina until his domestic violence case is resolved. The team removed Hardy from its active roster Wednesday, ending three weeks of indecision regarding his playing status. Full Story

    Giants O-line braces for Watt, Texans
    09/17/2014 10:38 PM EDT - EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Since Pro Bowl guard Chris Snee retired at the start of training camp and high-priced free agent Geoff Schwartz was injured in a preseason game, there have been giant concerns about the New York’s offensive line. Across the board, the group included veteran Will Beatty returning from a broken leg; rookie Weston Richburg; two experienced free agents in J. Full Story

    Roundup: Laflamme’s brace leads Patriots
    09/17/2014 10:38 PM EDT - LOCAL SPORTS ROUNDUP MILL RIVER -- The Mount Anthony Union High School boys soccer team scored three times in the second half to take down Mill River, 4-1, on Wednesday. Tied at 1-1 at the half, Marcus Laflamme scored his second of the day to give MAU the lead for good. Jacob Ranzona scored for an insurance goal off a feed from Laflamme, and Matt Pellon scored the final goal off a Full Story

    Peterson placed on roster exemption
    09/17/2014 10:38 PM EDT - EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas. This time, he could be gone for the season. "We made a mistake," Vikings owner Zygi Wilf said, "and we needed to get this right. Full Story

    SMS sweeps meet at Willow Park
    09/17/2014 11:24 AM EDT - BENNINGTON -- When all was said and done at Willow Park after the cross-country race hosted by Mount Anthony Union High School, the Stratton Mountain School teams had finished on top -- sweeping both the boys and girls races. But some of the most interesting numbers came from the Marble Valley League results. Full Story

    Cambridge girls battle back three times to top Stillwater
    09/16/2014 10:32 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- The play was sloppy at times, but all that mattered Tuesday afternoon for the Cambridge Central School girls soccer team was the score -- a 4-3 win over Stillwater. Three times the Indians found themselves trailing to the Warriors, but the team found answers on all three occasions and with 5:30 remaining, sophomore Suzie Frisch finally gave Cambridge the lead when she Full Story

    Ig Nobel winner: Using pork to stop nosebleeds

    BOSTON (AP) — There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center. Full Story
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    Backup dancers sue Cher for alleged discrimination

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three backup dancers sued Cher on Thursday claiming they were wrongfully fired from her current tour and the singer engaged in racial discrimination to prevent another black dancer from joining her onstage. Full Story