December 27, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

Battle of New York goes to Rangers

NHL ROUNDUP

NEW YORK ( AP) — Carl Hagelin scored twice for his second multigoal game in the NHL and Henrik Lundqvist stopped all 28 shots he faced as the New York Rangers beat the New York Islanders 3-0 on Monday night for their fifth straight victory. More...

AREA BRIEFS

Brunswick frosh boys now 5-0 BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick High School freshman boys basketball team turned back Mt. Ararat 56- 36 on Thursday. More...

SPORTS ON TV

TUESDAY AFTERNOON3:30(ESPN) NFL Live (Live) (CC)4:30(ESPN) College Football Little Caesars Bowl -- Purduevs. Western Michigan. From Detroit. More...

Transactions

Monday’s Sports TransactionsBy The Associated PressBASEBALLNational LeagueCHICAGO CUBS—Agreed to terms with LHPAndy Sonnanstine and RHP Manny Corpas onone-year contracts. More...

Packers down Bears; clinch top spot in NFC

GREEN BAY, Wis. Now that the Green Bay Packers have wrapped up the No. 1 seed in the NFC, Mike McCarthy is free to rest some of his starters in the regular-season finale. More...

Holiday action on tap

BRUNSWICK The holidays are here and that means holiday tournament and regular- season action for several Mid-coast region squads. Freeport girls host The Freeport girls basketball team is scheduled to host a Holiday Round Robin on Friday. More...

Heat win NBA finals rematch

DALLAS ( AP) — LeBron James and the Miami Heat couldn’t keep the Dallas Mavericks from winning the most recent NBA championship. They did a nice job, however, of getting the Mavs’ title defense off to an ugly start. More...

Celtics drop opener to Knicks, 106-104

Anthony’s 17 in fourth leads NY

NEW YORK Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks know it will never be easy against the Celtics. Not beating them in one game, and certainly not beating them for a division title. More...

Oh, what a comeback!

Down 17-0, Brady leads Patriots to win over Miami, 27-24

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Patriots emphasize playing well for 60 minutes every game. On Saturday, 30 was enough — barely. More...

Nets hold off Wizards; Lakers 0-2

NBA ROUNDUP

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kris Humphries shrugged off loud booing to finish with 21 points and 16 rebounds, and Deron Williams had 23 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, helping the New Jersey Nets beat the Washington Wizards 90-84 Monday night i More...

Saints ‘Brees’ past Falcons, 45-16

NEW ORLEANS After Drew Brees broke an NFL passing record that stood for nearly three decades, his teammates called on him to make a speech in the Saints’ locker room. More...

Brunswick downs Waterville

HIGH SCHOOL HOCKEY

WATERVILLE — The Brunswick High School boys hockey team shook off a two-man disadvantage in the second period and scored a shorthanded goal in a 3-1 Eastern A victory over Waterville on Monday in the annual Waterville Capital City Classic at Co More...

Goings-on

Today Basketball —Brunswick boys at Bangor, 6:30 p.m.; Bangor girls at Brunswick, 6:30 p.m. Hoops tournaments — Freeport and Lisbon girls at Central Maine Community College in Auburn, with Falcons facing Lewiston at 2:30 p.m. More...

NCAA men’s schedule

College Basketball ScheduleBy The Associated PressTodayEASTProvidence at St. More...

Brees: Payton, Saints gave him confidence

NEW ORLEANS Ever since Drew Brees arrived in the Big Easy, he’s made playing quarterback in the NFL look easy. Brees has 27,698 yards passing since arriving in New Orleans in 2006, more than any other NFL quarterback during that span. More...

FOR THE RECORD

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Celtics drop opener to Knicks, 106-104

NEW YORK Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks know it will never be easy against the Celtics. Not beating them in one game, and certainly not beating them for a division title. More...

Oh, what a comeback!

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Patriots emphasize playing well for 60 minutes every game. On Saturday, 30 was enough — barely. More...

Holiday action on tap

Tournament action, regular-season events on the docket

BRUNSWICK The holidays are here and that means holiday tournament and regular- season action for several Mid-coast region squads. Freeport girls host The Freeport girls basketball team is scheduled to host a Holiday Round Robin on Friday. More...