November 29, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Turkey Tip-Off

THE MORSE HIGH SCHOOL Basketball Turkey Tip-Off was held Friday at the Augusta Civic Center. More...

Branch’s big game keeps Pats rolling

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.   Tom Brady pointed with his left index finger. Deion Branch picked up the signal and changed his route. More...

Brunswick girls hockey falls, 5-1

BRUNSWICK — Allie Spinney turned aside 53 of 54 shots as the Cheverus girls hockey team defeated Brunswick 5-1 in a high school contest at Sidney J. Watson Arena on Monday.  More...

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Patriots cruise past the ‘Dream Team’

Brady’s 361 yards leads 38-20 rout of 4-7 Eagles

PHILADELPHIA   The way Tom Brady was getting everyone involved, it’s a surprise no linemen or linebackers caught passes.  Brady threw for 361 yards and three touchdowns and the New England Patriots beat the Eagles 38-20 Sunday in a re More...

Texans lose another QB

The Houston Texans will likely have to rely on a thirdstring quarterback to try to clinch their first playoff berth in franchise history after backup Matt Leinart injured his throwing shoulder Sunday.  Leinart said he believed he broke his colla More...

U.S. National team edges Bowdoin

BRUNSWICK — The U. S. Under-18 National team edged Bowdoin College in an exhibition men’s ice hockey game at Watson Arena on Sunday afternoon, 2-1, to conclude the 2011 Bowdoin/Colby Faceoff Classic.  More...

LSU, Bama in control of BCS standings

Only a major upset or a dramatic shift by voters can prevent a rematch between LSU and Alabama in the BCS national championship game.  The Tigers and Crimson Tide hold down the top two spots for the second straight week, and by a wide margin ove More...

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...

Saints ‘Brees’ past Giants, 49-24

NEW ORLEANS   Drew Brees took a few triumphant strides toward the goal post with the ball in his hand and rose up for an imitation, Michael Jordan- style dunk over the crossbar.  He had to settle for a finger- roll instead.  More...

Donovan gets 400th

ORLANDO, Fla. ( AP) — Florida’s Billy Donovan earned his 400th career coaching victory as the Gators rode a 16-point halftime lead to a 96-70 win over Stetson on Monday night.  More...

AREA, MAINE BRIEFS

Bowdoin’s Hanley Player of Week   BRUNSWICK — Bowdoin College senior forward Will Hanley has been named the New England Small College Athletic Conference men’s basketball Player of the Week.  Hanley enjoyed a phenomenal st More...

Give elsewhere: ex-Penn St. coach charity to donors

DONATIONS DIVERTED

PHILADELPHIA   A charity for at-risk children founded by a former Penn State assistant football coach now charged with molesting boys asked its donors Monday to instead give money to a Pennsylvania group that assists sexual assault victims.  More...

Dragons earn 3-3 deadlock in hockey opener

Brunswick girls erase two-goal deficit with Devils

LEWISTON   Down 3-1 and facing nearly all of five-minute major penalty to kill off, the Brunswick High School girls hockey team was in trouble in the team’s hockey opener on Saturday at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee against Lewiston.  More...

Tebow leads Broncos to OT win

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Crimson Tide move to 7-0

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — JaMychal Green scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half and had 14 rebounds to lead No. More...

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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...