November 30, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Bowdoin women at a loss

Polar Bears have off night in 63-49 setback to USM

GORHAM   When the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team makes its way south to take on the University of Southern Maine, rankings, records and winning streaks pretty much get thrown out the window.  Fans just never know what will ha More...

AP source: Red Sox choose Valentine

BOSTON   When Terry Francona left the Boston Red Sox, he said they needed “a new voice” in the manager’s office.  They’ve certainly chosen a brash one.  More...

UMaine women rout Mariners

Freshman Courtney Anderson of Greene led a balanced offense with 10 points

ORONO   The University of Maine wore down Maine Maritime Academy with tenacious defense Tuesday night, forcing numerous turnovers to pull away for a 73-37 women’s basketball victory at Memorial Gymnasium.  More...

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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...

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...

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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Polar Bear rally falls short

GORHAM — Despite a season high 32 points and 18 rebounds from Will Hanley, the Bowdoin College men’s basketball team came up just short in an 80-79 loss at Southern Maine on Tuesday night.  With the loss, the Polar Bears fell to 3-2. More...

Ohio State routs Duke

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jared Sullinger scored 21 points and three teammates were close behind as No. More...

NBA teams may host player workouts again

MIAMI (AP) — NBA arenas are about to be unlocked.  More...

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...

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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...

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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...