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Lamb scores 25 to carry Vermont past Hartford 77-75

Feb. 16, 2019 8:02 PM EST

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 25 points as Vermont narrowly beat Hartford 77-75 on Saturday. Lamb hit 10 of 12 from the free throw line. Ernie Duncan had 16 points for Vermont (21-5, 11-1 America East Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game. Stef Smith added 12 points. J.R. Lynch...

City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

Feb. 16, 2019 3:09 PM EST

Manchester City broke through Newport's stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn't as straightforward as the scoreline suggested. Newport's hopes of an epic fifth-round upset were still intact when Padraig Amond pulled a goal back to...

Lamb scores 20 to lift Vermont past New Hampshire 73-44

Feb. 13, 2019 9:39 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont rolled past New Hampshire 73-44 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith had eight rebounds for Vermont (20-5, 10-1 America East Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Everett Duncan added six rebounds. New Hampshire scored 18 points in the...

States look to boost oversight of struggling small colleges

Feb. 13, 2019 6:15 AM EST

POULTNEY, Vt. (AP) — After 185 years of educating students on its campus of brick buildings on Poultney's main street, Green Mountain College announced last month it would close after this academic year, leaving hundreds of students scrambling to figure out where to go next. The liberal arts college, which...

Vermont official urges police review after racism case

Feb. 12, 2019 5:05 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont town, at the urging of the state attorney general, is looking for an outside expert to review the police department's practices following its handling of reports of racial harassment against the state's only black female lawmaker, who later resigned . Attorney General T.J....

The Latest: Vermont town seeks review of police practices

Feb. 12, 2019 4:28 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on call for review of police department following racial harassment case. (all times local): 4:15 p.m. A Vermont town says it's looking for an outside expert to review the police department's practices following its handling of reports of racial harassment against the...

Judge orders kidnap, assault suspect to remain in custody

Feb. 12, 2019 3:54 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont man charged with kidnapping a woman and her 5-year-old son in New Hampshire and later sexually assaulting the woman in Vermont must stay in custody, a federal court magistrate ruled Tuesday. Everett Simpson, wearing a red prison jumpsuit, appeared before U.S. Magistrate...

First suspect in Vermont-Boston gun case pleads not guilty

Feb. 12, 2019 2:12 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — One of two men charged with bringing drugs to Vermont in exchange for guns they took back to Boston has pleaded not guilty to federal charges. Thirty-four-year-old Darwin Medina entered the plea Tuesday during an appearance before a federal magistrate in Burlington. Prosecutors say...

Chelsea routed 6-0 by Man City for biggest loss in 28 years

Feb. 10, 2019 4:49 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Chelsea was handed its heaviest loss in 28 years on Sunday when Manchester City routed Maurizio Sarri's side 6-0 in the Premier League. The meeting of the last two champions was a complete mismatch as Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick for the second successive weekend. City...

Lamb scores 26 to carry Vermont over Albany 67-49

Feb. 9, 2019 4:42 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 26 points and 14 rebounds as Vermont topped Albany 67-49 on Saturday. Ernie Duncan had 16 points for Vermont (19-5, 9-1 America East Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Everett Duncan added 12 points. Robin Duncan had seven rebounds for the home team....