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Bite my Picasso: Art museums drawn into Super Bowl rivalry

BOSTON (AP) — Careful about picking sides in the Super Bowl — one of these world-class art museums may tell you where to Van Gogh. As Sunday’s showdown between the New England Patriots and the Los Angeles Rams draws near, Boston’s prestigious Museum of Fine Arts and Los Angeles’ ...

10th anniversary of pond hockey tournament celebrated

MEREDITH, N.H. (AP) — Nearly 2,300 hockey players are braving the cold for the 10th anniversary of the Labatt Blue New England Pond Hockey Classic in New Hampshire. More than 275 teams are competing across 11 divisions. The tournament started Friday at Lake Winnipesaukee in Meredith and runs ...

Super Bowl super fan can’t stop because Patriots won’t stop

KENNEBUNK, Maine (AP) — One of the handful of fans who has seen every single Super Bowl is keeping the streak alive as he prepares to cheer for his New England Patriots. Donald Crisman, of Kennebunk, Maine, said he’s happy to feel well enough to go to Atlanta for his 53rd consecutive Super ...

NFL awarding more than $35 million to brain injury studies

By BARRY WILNER, AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is awarding more than $35 million in funding to five organizations conducting research into diagnosis and treatment of brain injuries. Through its Scientific Advisory Board established as part of its "Play Smart. Play Safe" ...

Biggio leads New Hampshire over Reading 7-2

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Cavan Biggio had three hits and three RBI as the New Hampshire Fisher Cats beat the Reading Fightin Phils 7-2 on Wednesday. New Hampshire started the scoring in the first inning when Biggio hit a two-run double. The Fisher Cats later added runs in four additional innings ...

Kyrie Irving says Boston is ‘a real, live sports city’

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Boston star Kyrie Irving has added more spice to the Celtics-Cleveland season opener. Irving, who asked to be traded out of Cleveland and wound up with the Celtics this summer after three straight NBA Finals trips with LeBron James and the Cavaliers, says he sees "a ...

Vermont beats New Hampshire 74-41 in America East semis

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb shot 9 of 14 from the field, made a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points and three steals to help Vermont beat New Hampshire 74-41 on Monday night in the American East Tournament. Payton Henson added 14 points and Dre Wills scored 12 for ...

Vermont beats New Hampshire 74-41 in America East semis

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb shot 9 of 14 from the field, made a career-high six 3-pointers and finished with 24 points and three steals to help Vermont beat New Hampshire 74-41 on Monday night in the American East Tournament. Payton Henson added 14 points and Dre Wills scored 12 for ...