December 22, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

North Carolina tops Texas

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MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Harrison Barnes scored a seasonhigh 26 points to help No. 5 North Carolina beat Texas 82- 63 on Wednesday night. More...

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“It’s one of those environments that is electric,” Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka said. “You have two teams that share a building, we hang out, we live and everything within close quarters. We share some fans. More...

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Wolverines, Lawrence get first win

Wiscasset boys hold on for 61-53 win over ’Hounds

WISCASSET There were occasions during Tuesday night’s Mountain Valley Conference high school boys basketball game that Wiscasset coach Dana Lawrence felt his first varsity coaching win was in the bag, followed moments later by a thought of &ld More...

Pats’ Andre Carter done for the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots have placed defensive end Andre Carter on injured reserve. Tuesday’s move ends the season of the team’s leader in sacks with 10 and sidelines a key player on a struggling defense. More...

Richmond boys win

RICHMOND — It has been a tough go of it for the Richmond High School boys basketball team so far this season, with an 0-3 record behind a varsity inexperienced lineup. More...

Dragons, Eddies tie

BRUNSWICK — Blake Bodwell’s power-play goal tied the game midway through the third period as the Brunswick High School boys basketball team skated to a 3-3 Eastern A deadlock with Edward Little on Monday at Sidney J. Watson Arena. More...

Lisbon girls work comeback magic

Greyhounds get past Wiscasset, 34-32

WISCASSET When talking about fourthquarter comebacks, New Englanders have been flooded with Tim Tebow talk, referring to the Denver Broncos quarterback who has been the media darling of the National Football League. More...

Rondo scores 17 as Celtics beat Raptors 81-73

BOSTON (AP) — If you listened to the post- lockout reports, there was a chance Rajon Rondo wouldn’t have been on the TD Garden floor for Wednesday night’s preseason game against Toronto. More...

Greyhounds fall to Boothbay, 47-33

LISBON FALLS — The Lisbon High School girls basketball team stayed close for three quarters against Boothbay in Mountain Valley Athletic Conference action on Wednesday. More...

Big Blue over Gang Green in battle of New York

New York, New York. If you can make it there, you can make it anywhere. Unless that anywhere is the playoffs, in which case the loser of the Big Apple showdown Saturday between the Giants and Jets will need loads of help to get in. More...

Teams running it up on Patriots

BOSTON The Patriots just gave up 167 rushing yards in a quarter to the Broncos a week after Redskins running back Roy Helu rang up 126 yards on the ground, and now they’re getting ready to face the Dolphins and Reggie Bush, who’s coming More...

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St. John’s girls earn two wins BRUNSWICK — The St. John’s School girls basketball team picked up a pair of wins recently, downing Lincolnville, 40-8, before rolling past Jefferson 43-14. Against Lincolnville, St. More...

Celtics keep the Big 4 together for 1 more run

BOSTON While the rest of the NBA was locked out, the Boston Celtics were locked in. More...

Paul’s debut a success

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Paul’s debut with the Los Angeles Clippers was the mostwatched preseason game in NBA TV history. More...

Mt. Ararat, Brunswick, Richmond victorious

Wells rallies to top Freeport; Morse falls

TOPSHAM — Chelsea Crawford scored 15 points to lead Mt. Ararat High School girls basketball to a 59-42 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference win over Skowhegan on Tuesday. More...

No. 1 Syracuse rolls; No. 2 Ohio State 11-1

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kris Joseph had 17 points, Scoop Jardine added 14 and No. 1 Syracuse cruised past Bucknell 80-61 on Tuesday night. The Orange (12-0) won their 30th straight nonconference home game. More...

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Thomas saves 33 in 3-2 Bruins win over Canadiens

Boston has won 19 of 22 games

BOSTON It doesn’t matter who is coaching the Canadiens or how many points separate them from Boston in the standings, the Bruins never take it easy against Montreal. More...