August 30, 2016 RSS feed / Sports

‘Drive Out Cancer’ event held in Topsham

THE ANNUAL “Drive Out Cancer” Field Hockey Tournament was held at Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham on Saturday, with Brunswick, Freeport, Morse and Mt. More...

Cardinals edge Brewers, 6-5; Cleveland walks off on Twins

NEW YORK Yoenis Cespedes homered with two outs in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. More...

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Big inning costs ’Dogs

READING, Pa. The Reading Fightin Phils (85-49) scored seven runs in the second inning and grabbed the series opener from the Portland Sea Dogs (53-79), 7-1 on Monday night at FirstEnergy Stadium. More...

Mingo relishes Patriots role

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. It’s no secret that Barkevious Mingo’s career never truly took off in Cleveland. More...

Royals roll past Red Sox, 10-4

BOSTON The Kansas City Royals keep finding different sources for timely hits during a red-hot August. More...

Patrick Reed jumps on top with win

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. Patrick Reed picked up two victories in one day. He won The Barclays to assure himself a clear shot at the $10 million bonus in the FedEx Cup, and he easily secured a spot on his second straight U.S. Ryder Cup team. More...

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No clear favorite in AFC as opener nears

NEW YORK No Manning. No Brady, for the first four games. No clear-cut favorite in the AFC. More...

Romo out with back injury, no word on return

FRISCO, Texas Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it’s unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season. More...

‘Worn out’ Ortiz still producing in last year with Red Sox

BOSTON In what’s become a regular scene, David Ortiz stepped into the dugout, preparing for batting practice, when a team staff member asked if he was ready. More...

Porcello first 18-game winner in majors

BOSTON Rick Porcello had a simple answer to why he can’t think about his current success. He knows there are a lot more important things he’s helping the Boston Red Sox chase. More...

Chargers, Bosa finally reach deal

SAN DIEGO Defensive end Joey Bosa ended his month-long holdout Monday when he signed a four-year contract with the San Diego Chargers. More...

Finding your ‘inner athlete’

Starting an exercise regimen

BRUNSWICK The root of the word athlete comes from the Latin “thl-ta” and Greek “thl-t-s,” meaning to contend for a prize. The prize being sought is different for everyone. More...

Broncos call on Trevor Siemian

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. Trevor Siemian couldn’t be rattled. Not by the knee injury that ended his college career at Northwestern and scared away everyone but the Denver Broncos, who made him the 250th overall pick in last year’s draft. More...

Area golf tees off

THE MT. ARARAT HIGH SCHOOL varsity golf team hosted “Battle of the Bridge” rival Brunswick in the fall season opener at Highland Green Golf Club in Topsham on Friday. More...

Endwell, New York, wins Little League World Series

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. As Ryan Harlost stepped to the mound on Sunday, he took it all in. More...

Larson earns first Sprint Cup victory

Chase Elliott claims second at Michigan

BROOKLYN, Mich. During the last couple laps of his first Sprint Cup victory, Kyle Larson was emotional. More...

Donaldson lifts Blue Jays

Dodgers slip by Cubs; Giants rout Braves

TORONTO Josh Donaldson had his first career three-homer game, Troy Tulowitzki also went deep and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 9-6 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. More...

Sea Dogs fall in home finale, 4-3

PORTLAND For the second straight game, the Trenton Thunder (83-51) prevailed over the Portland Sea Dogs (53-78) at Hadlock Field, winning by a final score of 4-3 in 11 innings in front of a sellout crowd of 7,368 to close out the Sea Dogs’ hom More...