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  • On The Fly: Patriots-Packers Should Be A Fun Battle

    On The Fly: Patriots-Packers Should Be A Fun Battle
    The Patriots are at the Packers Sunday, which should be a good one. Yahoo Sports' power rankings have the Patriots (9-2) No. 1 and the Packers (8-3) No. 2. Super Bowl preview? We're a long way from that, but you never know. If the Patriots do win Sunday,...
  • A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race

    A True Trailblazer Returns To Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — In the first few years of her running career, Cynthia (Wadsworth) Lorenzoni did her best to not run on roads. "I hid in the woods," Lorenzoni said. "Nobody saw me running. Women weren't running then. It was weird. And I was in high...
  • Snowy Forecast A Challenge For Manchester Race Organizers

    Snowy Forecast A Challenge For Manchester Race Organizers
    MANCHESTER — If the time line for an expected snowstorm stays true to the forecast, runners in the Manchester Road Race won't be dashing through the snow on Thanksgiving Day. Forecasters say 6 to 10 inches of snow is possible from Wednesday into...
  • A Healthy Burfoot Ready For 52nd Manchester Road Race

    A Healthy Burfoot Ready For 52nd Manchester Road Race
    MANCHESTER — Amby Burfoot made history last November when he ran his 51st consecutive Manchester Road Race. But other than a few brief moments on Main Street, the race's most famous runner and nine-time champion didn't get to truly embrace the...
  • On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn

    On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn
    UConn won its second straight NCAA field hockey championship with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse Sunday at the University of Maryland. Junior Mckenzie Townsend scored the only goal off a penalty corner in the first half, and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Nina...
  • Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades

    Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades
    When longtime runners in the Manchester Road Race explain why they participate every year, the word "tradition" is often used. "My father used to take us all on Thanksgiving morning, and we used to go to watch the race — from the time I was 4 years...
  • On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas

    On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas
    Shabazz Napier played on two national champions and has impressed as a rookie with the Miami Heat. But he is still a rookie, as are some teammates. Last month Chris Bosh said, "They don't have a name. I'm bringing that back. Call me old school. Even the...
  • Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday

    Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday
    WEST HARTFORD — Distance running legend Deena Kastor has planned a visit to the Fleet Feet store Friday, and all are welcome to run with the Olympic idol. "Everybody in the sport just reveres her," said Caitlin Cunningham, training program...
  • On The Fly: Belichick Gives A Straight Answer About Vinatieri

    On The Fly: Belichick Gives A Straight Answer About Vinatieri
    The Patriots meet up with old friend Adam Vinatieri Sunday when they play Indianapolis. Hard to believe he has been gone from New England since 2005. He spent 10 seasons with the Patriots and is in his ninth season with the Colts. He has 468 career...
  • YMCA offers suggestions for a fun, family-focused Thanksgiving

    Quick, what's the first memory that pops into your head when you think about last Thanksgiving? Food? Football? Probably not. With any luck, your first memory is one of a favorite friend or family member walking through the door, followed by the warmth of...
  • On The Fly: Boston Says Goodbye To Beloved Mayor

    On The Fly: Boston Says Goodbye To Beloved Mayor
    RIP Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died of cancer Thursday at 71. Menino might have been infamous for messing up Boston athletes' names — he referred to Kevin Garnett as "KJ" and Rajon Rondo as "Hondo" and Rob Gronkowski as "Gonk" — but when...