December 1, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Relatively easy one for Saints in Big Easy

If the NFL and NBC envisioned the Saints marching and the Lions roaring when they flexed Detroit’s visit to New Orleans to prime time on Sunday, at least they got it half right. More...

November bliss for Bruins

Lucic scores 2, Bruins win 12th in 13 games

TORONTO (AP) — After a near-perfect November, the Boston Bruins were in no mood to celebrate. More...

Tar Heels rally past Wisconsin

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

CHAPEL HILL, N. C. ( AP) — Harrison Barnes scored 10 of his 20 points during the decisive secondhalf surge to help No. 5 North Carolina rally past No. 9 Wisconsin 60-57 on Wednesday night. More...

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. The result was a 63-yard pass play. 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. More...

Change to a Class B schedule gives teams new challenges

BATH — The Morse High School winter athletic teams are competing in Class B, save for swimming, so it’s somewhat of a new beginning for the Shipbuilders. Boys basketball Finished 0-18 under head coach Todd Flaherty and opens Dec. More...

Brunswick girls hockey downs Winslow 4-1 for first win

WINSLOW — Jen Machin scored a goal and added an assist in the second period as the Brunswick High School girls hockey team earned a 4-1 victory over Winslow at Sukee Arena on Wednesday. More...

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rapidly are slipping out of their grasp. They desperately need to upset the 9- point favored Saints. More...

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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 happen. 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...