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NFL changes concussion protocol after Savage incident

HOUSTON (AP) — The NFL and the players' union announced a series of changes Friday to the way potential concussions are handled during games...

Meet the winter Olympians with Maine ties

These athletes with Maine ties will compete in the Winter Olympics. Troy Murphy Hometown: Bethel Event: Moguls skiing Age: 25 Personal: 2014 FIS Rookie of the Year; 2015 national champ; 2017, ranked sixth...

NBC’s Olympic tape delay has the internet pretty riled up

No, events at the Pyeongchang Olympics are not all televised live. And, yes, that means you sometimes will find a result before you see...

Detroit Lions hire Matt Patricia as coach

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Lions hired Matt Patricia on Monday, doubling down on the franchise's hope it can copy the New England Patriots'...

Community came together to get Troy Murphy from Bethel to the Olympics

BETHEL — On a September evening in 2010, Matt Murphy sat down with Woody Hughes at the bar in the Mill Hill Inn. Hughes...

Chris Long knows exactly what’s required to beat the Patriots

PHILADELPHIA — Chris Long knows all too well what awaits them, everything from Bill Belichick's meticulous machinations to Tom Brady's piercing precision in the...

Bethel's Troy Murphy vying for Olympic spot

PARK CITY, Utah — Bethel native Troy Murphy is on the road to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Murphy, a mogul skier,...

2018 Winter Olympics TV schedule and highlights

More than 90 countries will send roughly 2,900 athletes to compete in the PyeongChang Olympics. There are 102 events - most in Olympic history...

Polar vortex-schmortex; Belichick expects Patriots to be at practice on time

The New England Patriots' home base of Foxboro, Massachusetts, is getting blasted Thursday by whatever we're calling this winter storm that's raking the U.S....

Is Gronkowski coming back next season?

In the immediate aftermath of a disappointing Super Bowl loss, one of the New England Patriots' biggest stars took stock of his future and...
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