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LeBron James has become oblivious to playing the fool

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Let’s get right to the point: All the King’s horses and ESPN cannot put Humpty James back together again. LeBron James’ self-inflicted head gash Thursday night showed the world exactly what he is all about. For those who have not seen the replay, Golden ...

This has been spotty season for New Hampshire fishermen

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There are many things about the English language that puzzle just about all of us, except for my fifth-grade teacher, Ms. Hurley, who always knew all those quizzical things such as nouns, adjectives, prepositions, etc. Being a proper English teacher she did her best to avoid derivatives of ...

Diamondbacks beat Athletics for Nashua Cal Ripken title

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BASEBALL Nashua Cal Ripken FINAL: Diamondbacks 9, Athletics 2 The top-seeded Diamondbacks finished off the competition with a 9-2 win over the Athletics in the title game of the Nashua Cal Ripken City Tournament. The Diamondbacks, who won their first two games 12-2 and 7-1, shut down the ...

Shame on MLB for leaving vulnerable fans unprotected

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An oddity of Bud Selig’s generally successful administration as Major League Baseball’s commissioner was his occasional lapse into the mindset of a pauper washing windshields and hoping for a buck. For example, consider the revelation that the life-threatening injuries to ...

Knights alum Shaw a first-round pick for Giants

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NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights personnel chief and coach B.J. Neverett remembers the night in 2012, prior to a game at Old Orchard, when Chris Shaw was frustrated. The phenom had just graduated from Lexington High School and was a power-hitting first baseman for the Knights. A few ...

In the end, of course Pharoah is just another horse

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American Pharoah currently rules the sports world. The 3-year-old American thoroughbred just completed an amazing feat, winning horse racing’s Triple Crown. He won the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby on May 2, the 140th Preakness Stakes on May 16 and the 147th Belmont Stakes on ...

Time with Knights going well for Magee

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NASHUA – Bright lights, big city. That’s what Kevin Magee was used to in New York City pitching at St. John’s University. “It’s very competitive, very intense,” Magee, who was a freshman for the Red Storm this past year, said. ...

Pleats excited to pair up for NHGA action

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Phil Pleat is getting up there in age. Sixty is just around the corner, and the New Hampshire amateur golfing legend is feeling it more with each passing summer. Pleat has been battling back issues for a few years now. He’s finding ways to manage the pain that allow him to get ...

IMEC sits atop the standings with a perfect 8-0 record

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Hanson’s Automotive 7, Calvary Lock & Key 0 When Calvary managed to get a runner to third in the second inning, they didn’t know that it would be the high point of this game for them. Likewise, Woody Woodward’s charges didn’t think that the three ...

Long ball propels Silver Knights past Mavericks, 13-9

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PORTSMOUTH – The home run may have cost the Nashua Silver Knights in their season opener at Leary Field, but it helped them win in their second road game versus the Seacoast Mavericks on Sunday. Ben Bengston hit a three-run homer in the third while Tyler Schwanz smacked a grand slam ...

R.E.Y.E.S. Family Field Day registration still open

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The annual Kendall R.E.Y.E.S. Family Field Day (Re-Engaging Youth through Exercise and Sport) will be held on Saturday, June 13, from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Nashua. Reyes, a former standout at Nashua High School North and the University of Connecticut, is entering his ...

Nashua Silver Knights top Seacoast Mavericks in FCBL

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NASHUA – Matt Fortin was surprised to see starting pitcher Ryan Moloney deliver in the Nashua Silver Knights home opener on Friday night. Fortin caught Moloney, who is out of Londonderry and UMass Amherst, when they were teammates on a summer AAU team a couple of years ...

Nashua Silver Knights set for Holman Stadium opener

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NASHUA – Nashua Silver Knights president Tim Bawmann was talking to a client of the Knights’ sister team he also runs, the Single A Lowell Spinners. Besides what he was doing with the Spinners, the client also wanted to purchase an outfield billboard at Holman ...

Fortin ready to get started

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NASHUA – The Nashua Silver Knights reported for duty for the first time on Monday, but the visit to Holman Stadium was a special time for one player in particular. It had been over two years since former Nashua High School North catcher Matt Fortin stepped onto the field at Holman. ...

Ted Currle ready for another summer of fun in Nashua

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It’s Ted Time. In other words, it’s the time of year when Ted Currle comes to town. Currle is the class act that is the Nashua Silver Knights manager, beginning his second year, and Monday he’s greeting his new players for the 2015 season. The first workout is ...