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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose, a U.S. Open champion and the No. 7 player in the world, shot a 6-under 66 his first time playing Spyglass Hill and spent a gorgeous day listening to the fans call out his name. Except they weren’t calling for him, and he knew it. His partner in the AT...
TORONTO (AP) — When Greg Anthony arrived in Vancouver to join the inaugural Grizzlies team in 1995, the cash in his pocket wasn’t the only currency that he needed to exchange. Anthony was a star in college at mighty UNLV and went to the NBA to play for the Knicks, who took a back seat to nobody...
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he’s with the Boston Red Sox, Dave Dombrowski doesn’t expect to be making a lot of trades with Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. During Dombrowski’s 13 1/2 seasons as Detroit’s GM, the pair made several notable swaps. Cashman obtained outfielder Curtis Granderson...
Mahar's Todd Chiasson, top, works to secure a pin against South Hadley's Zabe Solivan during Wednesday night's match in South Hadley. Chiasson would win the match to help the Senators earn a share of the Tri-County League title with a 37-37 tie of the Tigers. Photo By Josh Talbot
SOUTH HADLEY — The Mahar wrestling team has earned a share of the Tri-County League title once again. The Senators battled South Hadley to a 37-37 tie Wednesday, resulting in the two schools splitting the TCL crown. Both teams entered the match with 4-0 league marks, but settled nothing in the...
Athol’s Tyler Lajoie (3) hangs in the lane as he goes up for a shot during Wednesday night’s basketball contest. The Raiders fell to Frontier 61-43. Photo By Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School boys’ basketball team struggled in the second half of a 61-43 loss to Frontier, Wednesday night, in Mallet Gymnasium. The Raiders used a strong second quarter to earn a 25-24 halftime advantage, but the Red Hawks seized control with a 16-7 third quarter advantage...
SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Athol-Royalston Middle School girls’ basketball team fell to Frontier, in overtime, 33-31. Macy Litalien led Athol with eight points. Haley Wrigley added six points while Haley Bigwood added five. Geca Baptista and Sophie Putnam chipped in four points each for the...
SOUTH DEERFIELD — The Athol-Royalston Middle School boys’ basketball team defeated Frontier 41-35 on Wednesday. Maysin Tarbell shouldered the load with a game-high 17 points. Nick Bousquet and Parker Deleo added eight each for the Marauders. Sam Tourigny chipped in six points for the victors....
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kobe Bryant’s final game in Cleveland was reduced to a sideshow when Cavaliers forward Kevin Love re-injured his surgically repaired left shoulder in the first half of a 120-111 win over the Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday night. Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 35 points and...
BOSTON (AP) — The way the Boston Celtics are scoring right now, they may want to try bottling a little of it before they leave for the All-Star break. Whatever it is, it has the Celtics looking like a probable playoff team heading into the second half of the season. Isaiah Thomas had 36 points...
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Zach Smith made two free throws with 18 seconds remaining in overtime to lead Texas Tech past No. 14 Iowa State 85-82 on Wednesday night. It was the second straight year the Red Raiders beat the Cyclones in Lubbock. Last season, Iowa State was ranked ninth. Deonte Burton...

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