Tigers edge Dragons at the buzzer

Brunswick boys fall, 50-48, to Biddeford in A South quarters

PORTLAND   The gameplan was spot on. The play in the paint was exactly what Brunswick High School boys basketball coach Todd Hanson wanted ... More...

Falcons battle, but fall to Wells

PORTLAND It was quite a ride for the Freeport High School boys basketball team this season. More...

Dillon puts ‘No. 3’ into Victory Lane

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.   The No. 3 is No. 1 again at Daytona, on a day, in a race and at a place forever linked with the great Dale Earnhardt.  More...

U.S. women back in gold medal game after 5-0 win over Finland

GANGNEUNG, South Korea   The Americans have done their part, playing their way back into the only women’s hockey game that matters.  Once again, they have a chance at the Olympic gold medal that has eluded the United States for two de More...

Ukraine wins rare Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Growing up in Ukraine, Oleksandr Abramenko’s father pushed him toward sports. Well, one sport actually. Soccer. The problem? His son wasn’t feeling it. More...

Vonn tells her Twitter critics: ‘I won’t back down’

JEONGSEON, South Korea   Lindsey Vonn is not planning to change her mind or stop saying what she thinks, no matter what attacks folks might send her way via social media.  “That’s what bullies want you to do: They want to defeat More...

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Austin gets to 100

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Red Sox re-sign Eduardo Nunez

FORT MYERS, Fla. The Boston Red Sox have re-signed infielder Eduardo Nunez to a one-year contract with a player option for 2019, giving them another proven second baseman to fill in while Dustin Pedroia recovers from knee surgery . More...

Polar Bears rout Williams, 77-35

Advance to NESCAC semifinals

BRUNSWICK The second-seeded Bowdoin College women’s basketball team advanced past seventh-seeded Williams in the NESCAC quarterfinals at Morrell Gymnasium Saturday afternoon, 77-35. More...

Laurence, Strozier take second

State A wrestling held

SANFORD   The goal of every high school wrestler is to win a state championship. More...

Bubba Watson wins at Riviera for the 3rd time

LOS ANGELES Bubba Watson was feeling low about his health and even worse about his golf. It reached a point that he wondered if he would ever win again, and he says he talked with his wife on a dozen occasions about retiring. More...

Team LeBron edges Team Steph, 148-145 in NBA All-Star Game

LOS ANGELES LeBron James and Kevin Durant swarmed all over Stephen Curry in the final seconds, preventing the NBA’s best shooter from finding even a patch of open air to launch a tying 3-pointer. Defense? In an All-Star Game? More...

Hoops about to get serious

Quarterfinals begin this weekend

BRUNSWICK All the I’s have been dotted and all the T’s have been crossed, and it is time for the second season of high school basketball to begin. More...

Track, swimming, wrestling set for last hurrah; boys hockey enters final stretch

With the winter season quickly coming to a close, local high school teams look to shine in the final upcoming events in their respective sports. More...

Donato powers U.S., 2-1

GANGNEUNG, South Korea   Ryan Donato watched Jordan Greenway’s goal celebration in the first game at the Olympics and starting getting an itch. He wanted to feel that same rush.  He got his wish right away. Twice.  More...

Shiffrin places fourth in slalom

2014 champ finishes behind Hansdotter

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea   Mikaela Shiffrin is, without a doubt, the best women’s slalom skier there is. Has been for years. All of the victories confirm it. Her competitors are aware of it. More...

Puzzling yet popular, Americans are learning to love curling

GANGNEUNG, South Korea When Ann Chase and her husband were planning their trip to Pyeongchang for the Olympics, she set her sights on nabbing tickets to the most glamorous event of the Games: Figure skating. More...

Team Penske stakes claim as Daytona 500 favorites

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.   Roger Penske has a car capable of winning the Daytona 500.  Maybe even three of them.  Penske again went 1-2 at Daytona International Speedway for its second sweep of Speedweeks. More...