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MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens will be able to play home games despite the Quebec government’s imposition of a curfew aimed at curbing COVID-19 in the province.

NEWPORT–The North Country athletic program kicked off their winter season with an informational meeting late last week, and teams returned to practice this week.

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Tom Brady threw for 399 yards and four touchdowns Sunday, helping the playoff-bound Tampa Bay Buccaneers clinch the fifth seed in the NFC with a 44-27 regular season-ending win over the Atlanta Falcons.

Washington released 2019 first-round pick Dwayne Haskins on Monday, less than 24 hours after he committed three turnovers in a loss to Carolina and in the aftermath of another violation of pandemic protocols.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ben Roethlisberger, the father of three young children, used a very father of three young children word to describe why he's come under such heavy criticism during the Pittsburgh Steelers' three-game losing streak.

Championship week has arrived. Fifteen weeks of ups, downs, waiver wire gems and first-round draft flops have led the most astute of owners to the verge of winning it all. The work isn't done, yet, though, as the task of assembling one more winning lineup starts on Christmas Day when Vikings…


The high school winter sports season season is set to resume action on January 4th. For more, see the Express on 12-23-2020.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Undrafted rookie Salvon Ahmed and veteran Matt Breida combined for 208 yards rushing Sunday to lead the Miami Dolphins to a 22-12 victory over the New England Patriots, who were eliminated from playoff contention, ending their NFL-record run of 11 consecutive posts…


NEWPORT–The North Country athletic departent has officially closed the books on the 2020 fall sports season with hadning out of the of the end of the season awards.

NEW YORK (AP) — Willie Mays will add some hits to his record, Monte Irvin’s big league batting average should climb over .300 and Satchel Paige may add nearly 150 victories to his total.

The New England Patriots, now sitting at 6-7, are a long-shot for the 2020 NFL playoffs. Mathematically, New England hasn’t been eliminated, but just about everything would need to go in the Patriots’ favor in order to play postseason football.

We caught up with a few local high school athletes to see what they are doing to stay active and in playing shape as they wait to find out if there is going to be a season this year, read about it in the Express on 12-15-2020.

The Vermont high school and recreational winter sports seasons remain on hold. For more, see the Express on 12-14-2020.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Citing a rising number of COVID-19 cases in its program, Michigan canceled its annual showdown with Ohio State on Tuesday as college football lurches toward the end of the season without one of its cornerstone rivalry games.