December 15, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Bradys vs. Tebows in spotlight this weekend

With win, Pats can clinch AFC East

In honor of Pro Picks’ skill at picking Best Bets — 2-12 against the spread, no winners since Week 6 — we offer a Worst Bet to go along with it this week. First, though, a look at the juiciest game on the schedule, the Bradys vs. More...

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Cleveland (plus 7) at Arizona Browns come off long layoff, which won’t help against streaking Cardinals ... BEST BET: CARDINALS, 27-14. New York Jets (plus 2 1-2) at Philadelphia Jets are 0-8 against Eagles. Make it 0-9. More...

Clippers get Chris Paul in trade with Hornets

LOS ANGELES ( AP) — Chris Paul will supply the Los Angeles Clippers with so much more than alley- oop passes to Blake Griffin when he arrives in Hollywood tonight. More...

’Builders handle Morong’s Raiders

Morse opens with 52-34 victory

WALES For 21 years, Tom Morong ran the Morse High School girls basketball team. He decided to step away from coaching, but found himself wanting to get back into it soon after that decision, eventually taking the job at Oak Hill. More...

Celtic vets dealing with 2nd lockout of careers

WALTHAM, Mass. If experience counts, the Boston Celtics should have an edge coming out of the lockout. Four of their players have been through two of them. More...

Morse boys 1-0

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS ROUNDUP

BATH — The Morse High School boys basketball team, winless last year, chalked up a season-opening 68-29 over Oak Hill on Tuesday. The Shipbuilders led 18-13, 38-23 and 55-29 at the quarter breaks. More...

Rivals meet in MS hoops

BATH — The Brunswick Junior High School girls basketball teams took on rival Bath on Monday at Bath Middle School, with the Destroyers coming out on top in both contests. More...

Patriots deal with sideline spat, defensive woes

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The sideline spat between Tom Brady and his offensive coordinator seems to have been patched up. The New England Patriots defense will take longer to fix. More...

BRIEFS

Tycz sets two marks for Long Reach BATH — At a recent swim meet, Long Reach swimmer Caitlin Tycz established two marks in helping her team to a victory over Mt. Desert Island. More...

Sox make two moves

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox tweaked their bullpen and bench with a pair of moves Wednesday, acquiring reliever Mark Melancon and utility infielder Nick Punto in separate deals. More...

Thomas makes 47 saves as Bruins down Senators, 5-2

OTTAWA ( AP) — Tim Thomas and the Boston Bruins have put their lost October well behind them. More...

Brunswick JH boys host Bath

BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick Junior High boys basketball teams entertained Bath Middle School on Monday. Brunswick seventh-graders continued their winning ways with a 51-14 victory over Bath. More...

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Bruins crown Kings, 3-0

Marchand nets two goals

BOSTON Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien has long insisted that he has two No. 1 goalies. Only now is Tuukka Rask getting the chance to prove it. More...

Brunswick girls take home opener, 50-28

Falcons, Bobcats improve to 2-0 GIRLS ROUNDUP

BRUNSWICK — Becky Champagne scored 14 points and dished a career- best seven assists as the Brunswick High School girls basketball team downed Lawrence 50- 28 in its Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference home opener on Tuesday. More...

Wisconsin, Michigan keep rolling

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jared Berggren scored 17 points to help No. 14 Wisconsin fend off a second-half surge from instate rival Wisconsin-Milwaukee for a 60- 54 victory on Tuesday night. More...

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Seahawks now 6-7

SEATTLE What impresses Marshawn Lynch isn’t his streak of nine straight games with a touchdown or yet another 100-yard performance. More...

CHARLIE’S HALL OF FAME KICKBOARD

LONGTIME BOWDOIN COLLEGE swimming coach Charlie Butt is here holding a kickboard signed by the 1964 U.S.A. Olympic Swimming Team. More...