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In this July 31, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti speaks during a press conference to make an announcement for the city to host the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games 2028, at Stubhub Center in Carson, outside of Los Angeles, Calif.  AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File
LIMA, Peru (AP) — More than anything, the United States was looking for a city that liked the Olympics. After a debacle in Boston, where public support for hosting the games hovered at around 40 percent, the U.S. Olympic Committee turned to Los Angeles, which almost instantly commissioned a poll...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay defensive lineman Mike Daniels’ strip sack of Russell Wilson deep in Seattle territory in the third quarter set up Ty Montgomery’s 6-yard touchdown run on the next play to spark the Packers’ 17-9 win on Sunday. Aaron Rodgers was 28 of 42 for 311 yards and added a...
Detroit Lions wide receiver Kenny Golladay (19) catches a 10-yard touchdown reception as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Justin Bethel (28) defends during the second half of an NFL football game in Detroit on Sunday. AP Photo/Jose Juarez
(AP)—The rookies stole the show in Week 1. After Kareem Hunt's record-setting debut in Kansas City's stunning win at New England on Thursday night, several players had impressive first games Sunday. Steelers linebacker T.J. Watt, younger brother of J.J. Watt, recorded two sacks and an...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor broke two bats, borrowed one from a teammate, and hit a home run. It’s been like that for the Cleveland Indians of late. The Indians stretched their franchise-record winning streak to 18 games, beating the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Sunday night behind homers from...
No. 1 Alabama The Tide has entered a stretch of schedule where it can’t really help itself, and all its flaws will be nitpicked. At some point this will make Nick Saban grumpy. Next: vs. Colorado State. No. 2 Oklahoma None of the other presumptive Big 12 playoff contenders (Oklahoma State,...
NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Nadal entered the 2017 Grand Slam season on a 2½-year drought without so much as one appearance in a major final, let alone a title. He ends it having reasserted himself, capped by a U.S. Open final that shaped up as quite a mismatch — and turned out to be exactly that....
(AP)—Florida State and Florida canceled their Saturday home football games Thursday because of Hurricane Irma. No. 10 Florida State was set to play Louisiana-Monroe, and No. 22 Florida was scheduled to face Northern Colorado. The storm also impacted games involving Florida teams outside the...
Athol's Keegan Lutz takes the ball to the outside while trying to fend off the incoming tackle during the team's game against the Narragansett Warriors on Friday night in Athol. The Red Raiders were defeat 34-0 and start the year off 0-1. Photo by Mike Phillips
ATHOL — The Athol High School varsity football team’s defense struggled against the Narragansett Warriors, giving up 34 points as the Red Raiders were shut out 34-0 on Friday night. “When you play a freshman and two sophomores in the secondary you’re going to have some trouble,” said Red Raider...
ORANGE—The Mahar varsity football team was downed 24-8 by the Greenfield Green Wave on Friday night. The team starts their season off 0-1. The team will play at home again next Friday against the Easthampton Eagles. Game time is scheduled for 7 p.m.
ORANGE—The Mahar field hockey team improved to 1-1 on the year with their 6-0 win over the Franklin Tech Eagles on Friday afternoon. The Eagles fall to 0-1 on the year. Erin Sandova, Jasmine Vezina, Anna Wetherbee, Abby Henne (2) and Elizabeth Houle all had goals for the Senators. Hannah Birch...

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