December 28, 2011 RSS feed / Sports

A tough night for Dragons

Brunswick boys and girls fall to Bangor in hoops action

BRUNSWICK — Visiting Bangor held off a Brunswick rally as the Rams came away with a 45-42 Kennebec Valley Athletic Conference girls high school basketball victory on Tuesday. More...

Atlanta routs Nets; Lakers win

NBA ROUNDUP

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Marvin Williams had 14 points and nine rebounds and the Atlanta Hawks opened a double digit lead early and cruised to a 106- 70 victory over the sluggish Nets in their final home opener in New Jersey. More...

Three-goal rally lifts Red Wings; Tampa routs Flyers

NHL GLANCE

DETROIT ( AP) — Pavel Datsyuk and Niklas Kronwall scored 56 seconds apart in the third period to give the Detroit Red Wings a 3-2 comeback win over the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday night. More...

Patriots, 49ers lead Pro Bowl rosters

NEW YORK The usual names — Tom Brady, Ray Lewis, Troy Polamalu, Tony Gonzalez — are headed for Hawaii, barring a trip to the Super Bowl. More...

No. 11 Wisconsin, Notre Dame roll

MEN’S TOP 25 HOOPS ROUNDUP

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Evans scored a career-high 22 points and No. 11 Wisconsin defeated injuryplagued Nebraska 64-40 in the Cornhuskers’ inaugural Big Ten game Tuesday night. 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...

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...

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 Schedule By The Associated Press Today EAST Providence at St. More...

Freeport, Lisbon in holiday hoops action

  THE FREEPORT AND LISBON boys and girls varsity basketball teams were in holiday action on Tuesday in Auburn. More...

N.C. State slips by Louisville

BOWL ROUNDUP

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mike Glennon threw for 264 yards and three touchdowns and David Amerson returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown as North Carolina State defeated Louisville 31-24 in the Belk Bowl. More...

Pats can clinch top seed on Sunday

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Patriots have one major goal remaining in the regular season: clinching home- field advantage throughout the AFC playoffs. All they need to do is beat the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. More...

Goings-on

TodayBasketball — Belfast boys at Morse, 7p.m.; Morse girls at Belfast, 6:30 p.m.;Telstar boys at Wiscasset, 2:30 p.m.Capital City Classic — Held at theAugusta Civic Center, with the Brunswickboys basketball team facing Gardiner at 9 More...

SPORTS ON TV

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON 12:00 (FSNE) Patriots Wednesday Live (Live) 3:30 (ESPN) NFL Live (Live) (CC) 4:30 (ESPN) College Football Military Bowl -- Air Force vs. Toledo. From Washington, D.C. More...

Like father, like son

Hall of Famer Colin Roy followed father’s footsteps in softball

TOPSHAM — Good friend and Mt. Ararat High School athletic director Colin Roy received an early, early Christmas present this year. 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...

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 AFTERNOON 3:30 (ESPN) NFL Live (Live) (CC) 4:30 (ESPN) College Football Little Caesars Bowl -- Purdue vs. Western Michigan. From Detroit. More...