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ORANGE — After scoring nine goals in their previous two games, the Mahar field hockey team went dormant on offense, generating only two shots and one corner in their 2-0 loss to Mohawk on Wednesday afternoon. The team falls to 2-2 following the loss. Mohawk’s two goals both came in the first...
Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson, left, is congratulated by Khris Davis after crossing home plate with a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Doug Fister during the first inning of Wednesday's game at Fenway Park in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Doug Fister’s rough start was too much for the Boston Red Sox to overcome this time. Matt Olson hit a two-run homer, Jed Lowrie drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics rebounded for a 7-3 victory over the AL East leaders to win for the sixth time in seven games Wednesday night...
Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson, left, is congratulated by Khris Davis after crossing home plate with a two-run home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Doug Fister during the first inning of Wednesday's game at Fenway Park in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Doug Fister’s rough start was too much for the Boston Red Sox to overcome this time. Matt Olson hit a two-run homer, Jed Lowrie drove in two runs and the Oakland Athletics rebounded for a 7-3 victory over the AL East leaders to win for the sixth time in seven games Wednesday night...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The NFL is trying to accelerate the timeline in its appeal of a federal judge’s injunction that blocked Dallas running back Ezekiel Elliott’s six-game suspension over a domestic violence case. The NFL quickly answered a filing from Elliott’s attorneys Wednesday, telling U.S...
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Wednesday that sports anchor Jemele Hill could justifiably be fired from ESPN for tweets calling President Donald Trump a “white supremacist” and “a bigot.” “I think that’s one of the more outrageous comments that...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Just a little more than a month ago, Jay Bruce was in New York sinking with the Mets as a season that began with promise and a richness of pitching was undermined by injuries. The plunge was dramatic. So was the rise. A trade rescued Bruce and dropped him in Cleveland, where...
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady watches play from the sideline during the second half of the team’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, Thursday, Sept. 7, in Foxborough. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — It’s not often that teams catch Tom Brady having an off game throwing the football. He had such a night during the Patriots’ season-opening 42-27 loss to Kansas City, and afterward it prompted the quarterback to call for a complete reset of his team’s mental approach...
A banner is unfurled over the left field wall during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and Oakland Athletics at Fenway Park in Boston on Wednesday. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — A few fans seated above the Green Monster dropped down a sign denouncing racism during the fourth inning of Boston’s 7-3 loss to Oakland at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. The sign — draped over the top middle of the 37-foot Monster — had a black background with white letters that...
Athol's Crista Jillson attacks the ball at midfield for the Red Raiders during their 2-1 loss to Hopkins on Tuesday night in Athol. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — Amber Mahony scored within the first minute of the second half for the Athol girls’ soccer team but could not create a comeback as the team lost 2-1 to the Hopkins Golden Hawks on Tuesday night. Shelby Mailloux fed Mahony the ball in the open field where she booted a high kick that fell...
Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) celebrates with teammates after defeating the Oakland Athletics 11-1 at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday. Betts had two home runs and six RBI's in the game. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts can’t pinpoint exactly what has changed about his swing lately. The Red Sox right fielder just knows it’s starting to feel pretty good. Betts hit two home runs and a two-run triple, and Boston rolled past the Oakland Athletics 11-1 on Tuesday night. The Red Sox,...

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