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Boston bid not a lock

Boston’s troubled bid for the 2024 Olympics took another ding Monday, when a key U.S. Olympic leader suggested the city was no sure thing to … Full story    
Published:  May 19, 2015

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah healthy, but tired

BALTIMORE – American Pharoah wins on dry tracks, wet tracks, any tracks. He’s won from the rail and he’s won from an outside post, and … Full story    
Published:  May 18, 2015

American Pharoah takes Preakness, second jewel in Triple Crown

BALTIMORE – American Pharoah has Bob Baffert back in the Triple Crown groove. With thunder rumbling and rain pouring down, Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah … Full story    
Published:  May 17, 2015

American Pharoah needs stronger effort at Preakness

BALTIMORE – American Pharoah won the Kentucky Derby, yet didn’t look unbeatable, as he had in his previous races. His trainer says he struggled. His … Full story    
Published:  May 16, 2015

Favorites prep at Pimlico

BALTIMORE – Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah and stablemate Dortmund stretched their legs for the first time at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday in preparation … Full story    
Published:  May 15, 2015
WOMEN’S SOCCER:   USA 3, Ireland 0

Wambach scores twice in 3-0 US win over Ireland

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Judy Wambach got a special Mother’s Day gift. She was in the stands Sunday to see daughter Abby score twice in … Full story    
Published:  May 11, 2015

Frank Olivo, Santa pelted with snow at 1968 Eagles game, dies

PHILADELPHIA – The fill-in Santa whose downfield jaunt at a Philadelphia Eagles game in 1968 lives on in sports history for the hail of snowballs … Full story    
Published:  May 4, 2015

Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs

LAS VEGAS – The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn’t help but show it to a … Full story    
Published:  May 4, 2015
NASCAR: Sprint Cup GEICO 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

TALLADEGA, Ala. – There’s something about Talladega Superspeedway – its ardent Earnhardt fans, the success his family has had at the track – that makes … Full story    
Published:  May 4, 2015
141st Kentucky Derby

Favorite American Pharoah rallies to win Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Brilliant but untested, American Pharoah was put to a fight in the Kentucky Derby and won. Sent off as the 5-2 favorite … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2015

NASCAR: Sprint Cup GEICO 500

Danica Patrick happy with Stewart-Haas but says ‘never say never’

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Danica Patrick wants to remain with Stewart-Haas Racing but understands that GoDaddy’s upcoming departure as her primary sponsor has put her future … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2015

Jeff Gordon leads Hendrick in pole-winning run at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. – In this farewell season for Jeff Gordon, he continues to seize every moment both on and off the track. Gordon won the … Full story    
Published:  May 3, 2015

Floyd Mayweather Jr,-Manny Pacquiano just might live up to hype

LAS VEGAS – Five years in the making, Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao meet Saturday night in the richest – and arguably most overhyped … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2015

Trainer Bob Baffert has two chances to win Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Bob Baffert hopes he’s celebrating in the winner’s circle at the Kentucky Derby. He just doesn’t know which horse or owners would … Full story    
Published:  May 2, 2015
NASCAR: Sprint Cup

Busch leads 291 laps in dominating Richmond victory

RICHMOND, Va. – Kurt Busch has spent time this year in a Delaware courtroom, then on NASCAR’s sidelines as he served a three-race suspension for … Full story    
Published:  April 27, 2015

Rain postpones Richmond’s Sprint Cup race until Sunday

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Weather disrupted NASCAR’s top series for a second consecutive week when Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race was postponed because of … Full story    
Published:  April 26, 2015

Desisa, Rotich win Marathon

BOSTON – Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate. A few hours after Desisa broke the … Full story    
Published:  April 21, 2015

AREA BOSTON MARATHON ENTRIES

As recorded on the Boston Athletic Association website, www.baa.org. Please report errors or omissions by sending them to sports@nashuatelegraph.com. AMHERST Erik Swanson, 2:55:13; Gregory Earley, … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2015

Denny Hamlin pulls out of rain-delayed Bristol race with neck injury

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Denny Hamlin pulled out of Sunday’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway because of a neck strain that worsened during a rain delay … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2015
MLS: Revolution 2, Union 1

Bunbury rallies New England past Philadelphia, 2-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) – Teal Bunbury had a goal and an assist after entering the game in the 61st minute and the New England Revolution … Full story    
Published:  April 20, 2015