December 9, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

A quality win for Dragons

Brunswick girls down Red Storm

BRUNSWICK It has been a busy seven days for Brunswick High School girls hockey coach Bill Bodwell. On Dec. More...

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Suggs, UNE stuns 14th-ranked Colby WATERVILLE — The University of New England women’s basketball team held 14th-ranked Colby scoreless for the first three minutes of overtime en route to a 70-63 victory over the Mules at Wadsworth Gymnas More...

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Bowdoin edges Bates

BRUNSWICK — Jill Henrikson and Ellery Gould combined for 40 points as the Bowdoin College women’s basketball team used a strong second half to take a 66-60 non-conference win over rival Bates on Thursday evening at Morrell Gymnasium. More...

Pujols, Angels agree to 10-year, $254M deal

DALLAS ( AP) — Threetime NL MVP Albert Pujols agreed Thursday to a $ 254 million, 10-year contract with the Los Angeles Angels, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. More...

Matt Cook returns to the hardcourt

Takes over boys basketball program

FREEPORT A familiar name has taken over the Freeport High School boys basketball program as the Falcons look to rebound from a winless 2010/11 campaign, while the girls look to make a statement as the Western Maine Conference season openers nears. More...

Giants vs. Cowboys: Lowdown on NFC East showdown

NFC East, power division. As they say from Brooklyn to the Bronx and in the other boroughs: Fuhgeddaboudit! Sunday’s matchup between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys is for the lead in what used to be the league’s strongest sector. More...

Carter set to face former team

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. Put Andre Carter at end in a 4- 3 defense and quarterbacks scramble for safety. Stick him at linebacker in a 3- 4 and Carter heads for a new team. More...

Maine football playoff game only on ESPN3

ORONO The University of Maine’s NCAA football quarterfinal against Georgia Southern in Statesboro, Ga., again will be shown on Internet-only ESPN3, or by purchasing the game on the ESPN GamePlan pay-perview package. More...

2011 Mt. Ararat winter sports preview

Eagles: Optimism, strong numbers

TOPSHAM The Mt. Ararat High School sports scene is a familiar one with a new coach (Mike Bishop, boys ice hockey), some improved numbers and a boat load of optimism. More...

It’s ‘Opening Night’ for area teams

Basketball, swimming, wrestling take center stage

BRUNSWICK Lights. Cameras. Action. Although girls ice hockey has been skating for a couple of weeks, tonight marks “Opening Night” for many athletic teams, most notably basketball. More...

Bruins drop second straight

Theodore saves 40 as Florida edges Boston 2-0

BOSTON Jose Theodore saw his share of the Bruins when he was with the rival Montreal Canadiens. More...

Steelers limp past Cleveland, 14-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The adrenaline had long since worn off by the time Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger slowly — very slowly — trudged toward his locker following the Steelers’ 14-3 win over Cleveland on Thursday night. More...

Mt. Ararat, Morse ‘Play for a Cure’

TOPSHAM With the Morse-Mt. More...

UMaine football carries momentum into quarterfinals

Black Bears visit Georgia Southern on Saturday (2 p.m.)

ORONO In July, Colonial Athletic Association coaches picked the University of Maine football team to finish ninth in the 10-team conference (Massachusetts was not counted in the league standings because of its pending move to the Bowl Championship S More...

Ortiz remains with Red Sox

DALLAS ( AP) — David Ortiz is staying with the Boston Red Sox, agreeing to the team’s offer of salary arbitration. The 36-year-old designated hitter has been with Boston since 2003. More...

Sandusky faces two new charges

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State assistant football coach charged last month with 40 counts of sexually abusing eight boys, was arrested Wednesday on new sexual abuse charges involving two additional accusers. More...

NFL PICKS

New England (minus 8) atWashingtonBelichick can’t be happywith late- game sloppinessversus Colts ... BEST BET:PATRIOTS, 30-17.Cleveland (plus 14) atPittsburgh, tonightSteelers need to keep winning to keep pace withRavens ... More...

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Winnipeg puts stop to Bruins’ point streak

2-1 setback first regulation loss since October

WINNIPEG, Alberta (AP) — Ondrej Pavelec made save after save, fending off the Boston Bruins. More...