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Mahar's Aaron Hendry runs right with the ball during the team's most recent game against Monument Mountain on Thursday in Orange. The Senators won 40-8 and Hendry carried the ball twice for 12 yards. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — For high school football fans, this was a good week to watch the local games. The Mahar Senators, playing on Thursday night due to Veterans Day, played their best game of the season against the Monument Mountain Spartans. They cruised to a 40-8 win, running back Jon Gariepy surpassed 1,000...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sophomore Bryce Aiken scored a career-high 30 points and made the game-winning 3-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in overtime to give Harvard a 70-67 win against Massachusetts on Sunday. As he brought the ball up the court, Aiken made a move as if attempting to go to the rim...
BOSTON (AP) — North Carolina State rebounded from two tough losses against high-ranked teams with a 17-14 victory over Boston College football. Jaylen Samuels added an 8-yard scoring run for the Wolfpack (7-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). They had lost to third-ranked Notre Dame and No. 4...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston College ran a simple pick-and-roll play that led to a dunk on its first possession of the game. It seemed like it was that easy the entire game. Steffon Mitchell scored 21 points, Jordan Chatman had 13 and Boston College breezed to a 91-52 victory over South Carolina State...
BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Dominick Bragalone ran for 201 yards and a career-high four touchdowns on 30 carries, and Lehigh ran past Holy Cross 34-21 on Saturday. It was the first time a Lehigh running back has rushed for four touchdowns in a game since 2005. Bragalone’s third rushing touchdown, of...
DENVER (AP) — Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Denver Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night. These teams have represented the AFC in the last four Super Bowls, and the Broncos (3-6) were...
(AP) — Ohio State (8-2) landed at No. 8 in the Top 25 on Sunday, the second-highest ranked of the teams with two losses. Auburn (8-2) is No. 6 after handing Georgia its first loss on Saturday. Then come the Bulldogs at No. 7 and Ohio State starts a string of teams with two losses, including No. 9...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) throws as Denver Broncos outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett (48) pursues during the second half of Sunday's game in Denver. AP Photo/David Zalubowski
DENVER (AP) — Denver is no longer Tom Brady’s House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don’t scare anybody anymore. Brady threw three touchdown passes and the New England Patriots matched their own AFC record with their 12th consecutive road victory, pummeling the Broncos 41-16 on Sunday night....
Boston Celtics' Terry Rozier (12) and Jayson Tatum (0) celebrate at the buzzer as Toronto Raptors' Kyle Lowry (7) and Fred VanVleet walk off the court after Sunday's game in Boston. The Celtics have now won 12 straight games. AP Photo/Winslow Townson
BOSTON (AP) — Al Horford turned back the clock in his return from a two-game absence with a concussion. Horford scored 21 points on 8-of-9 shooting to help the Boston Celtics hang on to beat the Toronto Raptors 95-94 on Sunday for their 12th straight victory. “He’s playing young again,”...
NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Wedge promises a touchy-feely approach if hired as New York Yankees manager, rejecting the old-school method of publicly challenging players to motivate them. “If something like that happens today, especially with social media and everything else that’s involved with it, it’...

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