November 25, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Brotherly battle goes to Ravens

John Harbaugh gets win over brother Jim, 49ers

The Harbaugh brothers met in the middle of the field, hugged, expressed their love for each other and headed off in opposite directions.  After their much-anticipated, oft-analyzed and historic confrontation was over, John and Jim Harbaugh expre More...

Pujols, Fielder

NEW YORK (AP) — Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder and Jose Reyes were offered salary arbitration Wednesday, guaranteeing their teams two extra draft picks next year if they sign with new clubs.   More...

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Injuries will impact NFL playoff races

Big-time hurts will damage championship hopes

An NFL season not only requires survival of the fittest, but being the most fortunate.  When injuries strike, sometimes it doesn’t matter how talented a team’s roster is. More...

Busy night for Polar Bears

Bowdoin men’s hockey, women’s hoops roll; men’s basketball falls

BRUNSWICK — The Bowdoin College men’s ice hockey team earned its first win of the season in explosive fashion, taking a 10-2 win over the University of New England on Tuesday evening at Watson Arena.  More...

Pats now 7-3, face easy schedule

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Ryan Braun wins NL MVP

NEW YORK   Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun won the NL Most Valuable Player Award on Tuesday after helping lead the Brewers to their first division title in nearly 30 years.  The left fielder received 20 of 32 first-place votes and 388 points i More...

MLB players, owners sign agreement

Five-year pact deals with HGH testing

NEW YORK   Baseball players and owners signed an agreement for a new labor contract Tuesday, a deal that makes baseball the first North American professional major league to start blood testing on human growth hormone and expands the playoffs to More...

MVP for Verlander

Sox’ Jacoby Ellsbury second

NEW YORK   Detroit’s Justin Verlander became the first starting pitcher in a quarter-century to win a Most Valuable Player award, adding it to the Cy Young Award.  Verlander earned the American League MVP honor Monday, receiving 13 of More...

Bruins slip past Habs 1-0 for 9th straight victory

MONTREAL ( AP) — The Boston Bruins have been blowing out teams with potent offense while winning their way through November.  On a night when their production dwindled, Tim Thomas helped them squeeze out yet another victory.   More...

Cowboys edge Dolphins; Packers improve to 11-0

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The blood began running early. More...

Denver’s Tebow good when and where it matters the most

Tim Tebow’s passes aren’t pretty, his stats aren’t spectacular, his footwork is flawed and his mechanics are a mess.  Terrible in these metrics, he’s terrific in the only measure that really counts in the NFL: he’s More...

Yet, another Bruins win

Boston edges Sabres, extend win streak to 10

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Time running out on Eagles’ ‘Dream Team’

Up next for 4-6 Philadelphia is 7-3 Patriots

Given how it worked out for the Miami Heat, who stumbled in the NBA Finals after lofty projections of not just one ... not just two ... not just three ... More...

MORSE BASKETBALL OPENS

THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL boys basketball program began the 2011-12 season this week at the Bath Middle School gym. More...

This year’s Thanksgiving NFL slate best in decades

After so many years of bad Detroit Lions teams — and their games, no matter the week, meaning so little — all of a sudden that traditional Turkey Day contest in the Motor City is no turkey at all.  Detroit, which is 7-3, hosts the re More...

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Tar Heels tame Tigers

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Reggie Bullock scored a career- high 23 points and Kendall Marshall had 15 assists to help No. 1 North Carolina beat Tennessee State 102-69 on Tuesday night.  More...

Patriots blow past Chiefs, 34-3

Gronkowski’s 2 TDs pace Pats

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   Rob Gronkowski should be used to catching touchdown passes by now.  He already has 20 of them in less time than any tight end in NFL history, needing just 26 games. More...

Coaches make good use of preseason time

MPA winter preseason officially began Monday

BRUNSWICK   The Maine Principal’s Association winter sports season officially began on Monday, although girls ice hockey had a two week head start, due to ice availability.  For Morse High School boys basketball coach Todd Flaherty, t More...