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Lakers prove to be the best in the bubble in six games

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The ultimate anguish. The ultimate joy. This season, for LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers, had it all. And it ended in the only fashion that they deemed would be acceptable, with them back atop the basketball world. For the first time since Kobe ...

Patriots, Broncos aren’t only teams impacted by changes

The NFL has juggled its regular-season schedule due to coronavirus outbreaks with the Tennessee Titans and New England Patriots. Nine teams are being affected, some over a period of weeks through Nov. 22: New England, Tennessee, Denver, Buffalo, Kansas City, Miami, the Los Angeles Chargers, ...

Raiders do what Patriots couldn’t: Upset Chiefs in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Carr could be forgiven for thinking he was due for another miserable day at Arrowhead Stadium. The Raiders quarterback had never won in six tries in Kansas City, his quarterback rating so low in his personal house of horrors that he probably deserved to be ...

Red hot Arozarena does it again for Rays in ALCS Game 1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Randy Arozarena homered again at Petco Park and Mike Zunino drove in the go-ahead run for the Tampa Bay Rays, who beat the Houston Astros 2-1 Sunday night in the opener of the AL Championship Series. Blake Snell allowed José Altuve’s homer as he labored through the first ...

Milestone win for Nadal over Djokovic in French Open final

PARIS (AP) — All the years of work, all the many wins, led to this moment, with Rafael Nadal preparing to serve against Novak Djokovic, one point from a 13th French Open championship, one point from a 20th Grand Slam trophy to tie Roger Federer’s record for men. Nadal swept his right foot ...

Titans overcome slow start for 34-6 win over Cardinals

NASHUA --- Luckily for the Nashua High School North football team, it's not how you start, it's how you finish. And the Titans overcame a two-turnover start to finish with a resounding 34-6 win Saturday night over city rival Bishop Guertin at Stellos Stadium. North, now 2-0, has so much ...

Perry leads Cougars’ big play attack in 41-24 win

LITCHFIELD – Nathan Perry is best known at Campbell High School as a hockey player. In just his third varsity football game on Saturday he certainly looked like he was still on skates. Perry had touchdown runs of 60 and 30 yards in the second half to turn a tight 14-8 game into a 41-24 ...

HB football wins first; BG and HB enjoy soccer sweeps

The Hollis Brookline High School football team can finally flash a collective smile. The Cavaliers picked up their first win of the season on Saturday, topping Sanborn 40-7. Marc-Andre Thermitus had close to if not over 300 yards rushing for the second straight week, with four touchdowns. ...

Aggies upset No. 4 Florida; Clemson, B.C., Notre Dame win

Jimbo Fisher got his first win against a top-five opponent since taking over at Texas A&M. And just like that, he started looking ahead to next weekend. “This game shows you what you’re capable of,” the coach said. “Now I want to see what do you follow up with?” Isaiah Spiller ...

Fun-loving Rays, villain Astros set to square off in ALCS

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Managed by universally acclaimed good guy Dusty Baker, the Houston Astros remain villains in many people’s eyes for their sign-stealing scandal three years ago. The Tampa Bay Rays, meanwhile, are a fun-loving bunch that makes the most of their small payroll, including the ...

Swiatek beats Kenin to grab French Open crown at 19

PARIS (AP) — Minutes after suddenly becoming a Grand Slam champion at age 19, while ranked just 54th, Iga Swiatek held a microphone during the French Open trophy presentation and was hesitant for pretty much the only time over the past two weeks. “First of all, I’m not very good at ...

Patriots-Broncos Monday game is now postponed

The New England Patriots game with the Denver Broncos, scheduled for Monday at 5 p.m. at Gillette Stadium, has been postponed, the NFL announced Sunday morning, in the wake of another reported COVID-19 positive test with the Patriots. ESPN is reporting the game will be rescheduled to next ...

Twomey recalls Nashua Pride championship

Editor’s Note: This is part of an occasional series on the Nashua Pride Atlantic League of Professional Baseball championship season in 2000. ––– NASHUA – There are all sorts of little details that get recalled here and there about a championship season that often get ...

Keefe paces Panthers to first win, 47-0 over Alvirne

NASHUA – There's been a lot of temperature taking around the region these days. Well, Thursday Nashua High School South football coach Scott Knight took the collective temperature of his team, and liked the results. “What I saw in practice this week, I said 'I think we might explode ...

Souhegan moves to 3-0 with 42-0 rout of rival Milford

MILFORD -- A heated rivalry with a recent history of shootouts and wild finishes held plenty of intensity on Friday night but not nearly the drama. Souhegan High moved to 3-0 with a 42-0 win here over Milford High behind three Riley Lawhorn touchdown runs and a near-spotless effort from senior ...

Champions

The Elm Street Junior High girls cross country team recently celebrated its sixth Nashua City Middle School Championship in the last seven years.

Heat postpone Lakers’ celebration with 111-108 win

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The trophy was ready. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat delayed its appearance. The NBA Finals are not over, not after Butler and the Heat pulled off a virtuoso performance in Game 5 on Friday night. Butler had 35 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists, and the Heat ...