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DAVE D'ONOFRIO
After Tim Wright’s two touchdown catches helped his new team to a seventh straight win, opinions of the deal that made him a Patriot may have reversed course.
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
The most remarkable thing about New England's 34-9 thumping of Detroit might've been just how unremarkable it seemed, given how routine lopsided decisions have become for the Patriots lately.
EDITORIAL
HAVING TRADED Deion Branch and let David Givens leave as a free agent earlier that year, the Patriots seemed to have re-established their offensive identity by the time they traveled to Minnesota in...
DAVE D'ONOFIO
Despite Detroit's many offensive weapons, the biggest worry for the Patriots come Sunday afternoon will be figuring out a way to deal with Detroit's league-best defense.
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
Maybe most impressive of all, especially when considered in the context of what's now a six-game winning streak, is that the Pats kept showing the ability to win in a variety of ways.
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
With battles against the Broncos and Colts sandwiching the Patriots' bye week, fans of New England have been focused primarily on those two foes, particularly on how they might affect the local...
BY ROGER BROWN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNION LEADER
It was the third Saturday in October. That's when the Bishop Guertin of Nashua football team began to reverse direction.
DAVE D'ONOFRIO
For as much as the Patriots have seemingly proven in the six weeks since that embarrassing Monday night in Kansas City, and for as quickly as they've risen to the top of the conference, there's one...
Nkongolo Harmel as a play starts during football practice at Memorial High School in Manchester on Tuedsay.

City championship on the line Thanksgiving Day

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After an odd scenario allowed Manchester Central to win the tiebreaker over Trinity for the second Turkey Bowl berth, the Little Green will meet Division I North foe Manchester Memorial at 10:15 a.m.

CAA honors McDonnell, 13 Wildcats

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University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell was named Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year on Tuesday and four of his players were named to the conference's first team...

Dartmouth gets 10 picks on All-Ivy team

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The 2014 Dartmouth College football team on Tuesday became the sixth Ivy League team to ever have 10 All-Ivy League first-team selections.

New England Patriots tight end Tim Wright (81) celebrates his touchdown during the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at Gillette Stadium on Sunday.

Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook: It took a while, but now they're on Wright track

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After Tim Wright’s two touchdown catches helped his new team to a seventh straight win, opinions of the deal that made him a Patriot may have reversed course.

H.S. Football Power Poll: No doubt - Astros finish on top

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Following their dominant win over Bedford in Saturday's Division I championship, Pinkerton Academy is a unanimous choice as the top team in the state.

UNH coach Sean McDonnell is shown in a game against Delaware on Nov. 15.

UNH gridders No. 1 in both polls now

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The UNH football team is now No. 1 in both The Sports Network and the FCS Coaches Poll as they head into the playoffs.

New England Patriots defensive end Rob Ninkovich (50) and tackle Chris Jones (94) celebrate after Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) was sacked during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Gillette Stadium.

Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook: They're making it look too easy

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The most remarkable thing about New England's 34-9 thumping of Detroit might've been just how unremarkable it seemed, given how routine lopsided decisions have become for the Patriots lately.

UNH coach Sean McDonnell talks to Casey DeAndrade during a timeout vs. Delaware on Nov. 15.

College Football: Wildcats will start from the top

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The top-ranked UNH football team, gathered in its locker room to watch the FCS tournament selection show Sunday morning, erupted as soon as the players saw the news on ESPNU: the program had been...

City championship on the line Thanksgiving Day

City championship on the line Thanksgiving Day

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After an odd scenario allowed Manchester Central to win the tiebreaker over Trinity for the second Turkey Bowl berth, the Little Green will meet Division I North foe Manchester Memorial at 10:15 a.m. in the Thanksgiving Day matchup at Gill Stadium. The...

Dartmouth gets 10 picks on All-Ivy team

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The 2014 Dartmouth College football team on Tuesday became the sixth Ivy League team to ever have 10 All-Ivy League first-team selections.

CAA honors McDonnell, 13 Wildcats

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University of New Hampshire head football coach Sean McDonnell was named Colonial Athletic Association Coach of the Year on Tuesday and four of his players were named to the conference's first team to highlight a total of 13 All-Conference selections for...

Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook: It took a while, but now they're on Wright track

Dave D'Onofrio's Patriots Notebook: It took a while, but now they're on Wright track

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After Tim Wright’s two touchdown catches helped his new team to a seventh straight win, opinions of the deal that made him a Patriot may have reversed course.

H.S. Football Power Poll: No doubt - Astros finish on top

H.S. Football Power Poll: No doubt - Astros finish on top

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Following their dominant win over Bedford in Saturday's Division I championship, Pinkerton Academy is a unanimous choice as the top team in the state.

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Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Chris Carpenter poses with, from left, Sam Dodge, 8, his brother Ryan, 10, and friend Owen Zuill, 10, all from Bedford, as Laura Dodge photographs them during the Granite State Baseball Dinner held at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester on Saturday.

Carpenter ready for break from baseball

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The 2014 Granite State Baseball Dinner took place Saturday night at the Radisson Hotel Expo Center and the Fisher Cats once again expect to have raised around $155,000 to $165,000.

Abby Dion, 9, records a 10 in gymnastics meet

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Abby Dion, a 9-year-old third grader at Highland-Goffe's Falls School in Manchester, recently scored a perfect 10 on her floor exercises routine at her first level 4 gymnastics meet of the season.

John Habib's City Sports: State Legion rejects Post 79’s request for senior team

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The state committee, recognizing the Manchester team met its obligation of replacing the coaches and committee members who were in charge when the team was suspended in 2013 for eligibility violations, has offered Post 79 the option of re-entering as a junior program in 2015.

Stars to come out at annual baseball dinner in Manchester on Saturday night

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Doors open at 5 p.m. and there will be an autograph session until 7 p.m. with special guests such as Carpenter, Red Sox third baseman Brock Holt and Claudia Williams, daughter of Red Sox legend Ted Williams.

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