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NFL: Hester sets return record as Falcons thrash Buccaneers, 56-14

The Atlanta Falcons punished Tampa Bay on the ground and through the air as they blasted the Buccaneers 56-14 on Thursday with Devin Hester setting a record for touchdowns from kick returns.

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Houston Texans running back Arian Foster is tackled by Oakland Raiders free safety Charles Woodson during last Sunday's game at O.co Coliseum. Woodson is still making plays in his 17th NFL season.

Patriots Notebook: Pats wary of veteran playmaker Woodson

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The Patriots are expected to win big on Sunday in their home opener. But the Patriots (1-1) have been fairly big favorites for three weeks and already have one loss, which is there to remind them to...

UNH quarterback Andy Vailas fakes a hand off to fellow QB Sean Goldrich during last week's game. Vailas kept the ball for a run.

College Football: Expect offense when Richmond, UNH meet

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When UNH opens its Colonial Athletic Association schedule at Richmond on Saturday (4 p.m.) the game will feature two of the top offenses in the FCS.

Young fighters' dreams on display tonight at Fight to Educate

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In tonight's 13th annual Fight to Educate at 8 p.m. at Verizon Wireless Arena, Chris Gilbert (11-1, 9 KOs), of Windsor, Vt., will battle unbeaten Steven Matthews (4-0, 2 KOs) of Greensboro, N.C., in...

Tom Herzig's Trackside: Modified tour is shortened

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour event at Riverhead Raceway was rained out Saturday and local restrictions prevented the scheduling of a make-up date. The upshot is that the Modified Tour now consists...

Raymond's Billy Harman knees a ball as he battles Campbell's Riley Grant in Litchfield on Wednesday.

NHIAA Roundup: Late goal wins it for Raymond in boys' soccer

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Tucker MacPherson scored three goals Wednesday, but it was his passing in the end that made the difference.

Boston center fielder Rusney Castillo  singles for his first major league hit against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning at PNC Park.

Bucs bomb Buchholz, Sox fall in Castillo debut

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Francisco Liriano won his third straight start, Ike Davis hit a three-run home run and Clint Barmes had three hits to lead the streaking Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox on...

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The Patriots are expected to win big on Sunday in their home opener. But the Patriots (1-1) have been fairly big favorites for three weeks and already have one loss, which is there to remind them to stay on their toes.

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